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Friday, June 01, 2012

OT: NBA Monthly Thread, June 2012

I estimate that only 10-12 Primates care about the NBA, but with our own thread, we won’t detract from what the site is really about: overwrought, acrimonious discussions about having where to put the site’s overwrought, acrimonious discussions.

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   2701. PJ Martinez Posted: July 02, 2012 at 07:15 PM (#4171690)
No, really, flip.
   2702. Der-K: downgraded to lurker Posted: July 02, 2012 at 07:16 PM (#4171691)
DeShawn Stevenson sign-and-trade as part of Nets-Hawks Joe Johnson swap is 3 years, $6.9 M. Only 1st year ($2.3M) guaranteed.

Exactly what I wanted to hear - thanks! Sign and trade deals have to be at least 3 years - the other two are a technicality / we're paying him extra in year 1 to do this for us.

So... am I delusional or are we now potentially a player for Howard next year? He's from Atlanta, is friends w/ Morrow (we'll have his bird rights) and Josh Smith (same, if we don't trade him first). In that pie in the sky scenario: Dwight + Horford + Smith? + some two guard who can hit threes + Teague ... interesting. Granted, there's a lot of ifs in this notion.

Oh, we also swapped Marvin Williams for Devin Harris (one year left in his deal).

***

I think POR keeps Batum too (no lock, though). I'm kind of down on him - he hasn't become the defender I thought he would.

   2703. Rickey! No. You move. Posted: July 02, 2012 at 07:27 PM (#4171699)
There's a July thread up.
   2704. SPICEY WITH A SIDE OF BEER ON A BABYYYYYYY Posted: July 02, 2012 at 08:03 PM (#4171717)
This is a great move for Atlanta.
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