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Trading J Sullinger now would be a big mistake
« on: December 29, 2012, 04:40:11 AM »

Offline Shad0wman

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I watched this dude all through college and he just has an innate ability to put the ball in the basket.

You watch him play and all his shots around the hoop are all different, like he may have never taken that kind of shot before but he just makes baskets. If you've seen alot of his games at Ohio State you know what I'm talking about, try to youtube him. There isn't really anyone like him as far as posting up and shot around the basket and I just have this feeling that hes going to become an All-Star in next 3-4 years, maybe sooner.

Would be a big mistake, even now as hes playing decently, to trade him. He plays hard and tough and has his own ways to get rebounds and score points.

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Re: Trading J Sullinger now would be a big mistake
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2012, 05:02:59 AM »

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I agree. He's the type of guy I want on this team going forward. I don't send him anywhere unless it's something REALLY serious coming back.

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« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2012, 05:40:09 AM »

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Yup. We got a STEAL. Here's to hoping his back holds up.

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« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2012, 05:44:02 AM »

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I agree. He's the type of guy I want on this team going forward. I don't send him anywhere unless it's something REALLY serious coming back.
I agree just wished Doc would call his number a few times, let the kid try and get his down low pretty sure he can cause a lot of fouls on opposing guys if not score
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« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2012, 07:15:14 AM »

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I think it depends who you get back.

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« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2012, 07:39:23 AM »

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I think Doc has given him enough trust, he just needs to learn to stay away from foul trouble.

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« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2012, 07:45:16 AM »

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I agree it depends who we are getting back not like we are trading Joe Larry Bird here.

Sample of rookie stats:

Bird 21 PPG 10 RPG
Pierce 16.5 PPG  6 RPG
Moses Malone 18 PPG 10 RPG
Sullinger 5 PPG 5 RPG
Mel Turpin 10 PPG   5 RPG
C. Booser 10 PPG 7.5 RPG
Charles Oakley 10 PPG  8.6 RPG
Glen Davis  4 PPG  3 RPG

Starting to see a pattern? Sullinger isn't untouchable, it's not like he is an all time great in the making.  Right now, I would not value him more than a good journeyman down the road.   All these guys killed it in college too.  College doesn't matter now folks, what he did at OSU is history.  Can he contribute and be a valuable team mate?   Yes!   Is he untradeable and heading to the Hall of Game?   My money is on no.

Got to love our fans though, they over value our guys like no one else.

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« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2012, 08:28:22 AM »

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I agree it depends who we are getting back not like we are trading Joe Larry Bird here.

Sample of rookie stats:

Bird 21 PPG 10 RPG
Pierce 16.5 PPG  6 RPG
Moses Malone 18 PPG 10 RPG
Sullinger 5 PPG 5 RPG
Mel Turpin 10 PPG   5 RPG
C. Booser 10 PPG 7.5 RPG
Charles Oakley 10 PPG  8.6 RPG
Glen Davis  4 PPG  3 RPG

Starting to see a pattern? Sullinger isn't untouchable, it's not like he is an all time great in the making.  Right now, I would not value him more than a good journeyman down the road.   All these guys killed it in college too.  College doesn't matter now folks, what he did at OSU is history.  Can he contribute and be a valuable team mate?   Yes!   Is he untradeable and heading to the Hall of Game?   My money is on no.

Got to love our fans though, they over value our guys like no one else.
Trade Sullinger for Mel Turpin.

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« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2012, 08:54:36 AM »

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[Edited.] If trading Sullinger means we can get a more talented player like Cousins, then hell yes we trade. Talent wins in this league bud; it's not about who has the most serviceable role players. 


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I think it depends who you get back.

Yep.  Sullinger is intriguing, but he certainly shouldn't be off the table in trade discussions.


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« Reply #10 on: December 29, 2012, 09:09:27 AM »

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I think it depends who you get back.

You could say that about everyone in the NBA, maybe save Lebron and KD.

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« Reply #11 on: December 29, 2012, 09:18:30 AM »

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I think it depends who you get back.

You could say that about everyone in the NBA, maybe save Lebron and KD.

Yeah, you could.

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« Reply #12 on: December 29, 2012, 09:33:20 AM »

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I personally do not feel that Danny Ainge thinks Sullinger is going to be a star. Jared is definitely not untradeable.

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« Reply #13 on: December 29, 2012, 09:44:56 AM »

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I personally do not feel that Danny Ainge thinks Sullinger is going to be a star. Jared is definitely not untradeable.

THIS ^ He has potential to be a star but we are in win RIGHT NOW mode. Sullinger is not only tradeable, but i think danny won't have much issue shipping him for the right guy. I don't think he will even hesitate to trade him for a guy like cousins. 

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« Reply #14 on: December 29, 2012, 09:58:26 AM »

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I personally do not feel that Danny Ainge thinks Sullinger is going to be a star. Jared is definitely not untradeable.

THIS ^ He has potential to be a star but we are in win RIGHT NOW mode. Sullinger is not only tradeable, but i think danny won't have much issue shipping him for the right guy. I don't think he will even hesitate to trade him for a guy like cousins.

I wonder, is Cousins a "win now" move?  If our goal is to win in the immediate future, would we be better off pursuing a guy like Gortat, and perhaps keeping Avery Bradley?

I think a move for Cousins would probably be more for the future than the present, as the team would be committing to a Rondo / Cousins core.  I think that Avery Bradley is an important "win now" piece, but he'd almsot certainly have to be traded.


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