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would this trade with Wizards help or hurt?
« on: January 29, 2013, 12:06:25 AM »

Offline wiley

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Jeff Green and Bass to the Wizards for Nene and Martell Webster.

Webster's having a good year, but is not as impactful as Green if you consider
defense...Nene greater than Bass when healthy.

The trade would help the Wizards build for the future:
Wall, Beal, Green, Seraphin, Okafor

is a nice lineup for the time being.  Green is a smart player with good defense who likes to pass, and there's plenty of offensive players to pass to in that lineup.  And they'll surely add quality thru the draft.

I would certainly call this trade a gamble due to Nene's health history
combined with his salary.  But let's say he's healthy.  It's a good win now trade, isn't it?

I'd hesitate on this one due to Nene's injury history but I'd be very tempted.
I think Washington would be wise to do it.





Re: would this trade with Wizards help or hurt?
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2013, 06:58:12 AM »

Offline wdleehi

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I would if I wasn't so concerned about the contract and injury history.   


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Re: would this trade with Wizards help or hurt?
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2013, 07:48:26 AM »

Offline PhoSita

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Yeah, at this point, Nene isn't enough of a sure thing to be worth taking on that contract.  In trading Green we'd go from one bad contract to an even bigger, worse one.
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Re: would this trade with Wizards help or hurt?
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2013, 08:09:28 AM »

Offline slamtheking

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Nene's health and Webster's usually invisible game would make me turn this down.  Green's coming around.  I'd want something better than this for Green and Bass

Re: would this trade with Wizards help or hurt?
« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2013, 08:10:21 AM »

Offline pearljammer10

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I would if I wasn't so concerned about the contract and injury history.

Perfectly sums it up.