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The "I'm pulling at strings" trade scenario
« on: February 12, 2013, 10:51:12 AM »

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Obviously the chances of the Celtics making a trade diminish with every injury. However, this is my attempt to throw spaghetti at the wall.

Two separate trades:

#1-Bos/Den

http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=c2jdfvn

Boston Sends: Brandon Bass (possible draft pick?)
Boston Receives: Timmy Mosgov, Anthony Randolph

#2-Bos/Phx/Hou

http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=a2uatfr

Boston Sends: Courtney Lee, Jason Collins
Boston Receives: Shannon Brown, Carlos Delfino

Houston Sends: Carlos Delfino
Houston Receives: Wes Johnson, Sabastian Telfair, Jason Collins

Phoenix Sends: Shannon Brown, Sebastian Telfair, Wes Johnson
Phoenix Receives: Courtney Lee, Boston 2nd round pick

Boston then signs Kenyon Martin and Shelvin Mack


Bradley/Brown/Mack
Terry/Brown/Delfino/Mack
Pierce/Green/Delfino
Garnett/Wilcox/Randolph/Martin
Mosgov/Wilcox/Randolph/Martin/Melo


Did my spaghetti stick?
« Last Edit: February 12, 2013, 10:57:55 AM by BleedGreen1989 »
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Re: The "I'm pulling at strings" trade scenario
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2013, 11:09:00 AM »

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Obviously the chances of the Celtics making a trade diminish with every injury. However, this is my attempt to throw spaghetti at the wall.

Two separate trades:

#1-Bos/Den

http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=c2jdfvn

Boston Sends: Brandon Bass (possible draft pick?)
Boston Receives: Timmy Mosgov, Anthony Randolph

#2-Bos/Phx/Hou

http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=a2uatfr

Boston Sends: Courtney Lee, Jason Collins
Boston Receives: Shannon Brown, Carlos Delfino

Houston Sends: Carlos Delfino
Houston Receives: Wes Johnson, Sabastian Telfair, Jason Collins

Phoenix Sends: Shannon Brown, Sebastian Telfair, Wes Johnson
Phoenix Receives: Courtney Lee, Boston 2nd round pick

Boston then signs Kenyon Martin and Shelvin Mack


Bradley/Brown/Mack
Terry/Brown/Delfino/Mack
Pierce/Green/Delfino
Garnett/Wilcox/Randolph/Martin
Mosgov/Wilcox/Randolph/Martin


Did my spaghetti stick?
yeah, it stuck together in a big clump.

Don't see why Denver would take on Bass for those 2.  I'm not really sure why the C's do it other than as a shuffling-deck-chairs-on-the-Titanic type of move.  Mozgov and Anthony won't put us over the top so it's really just a move for the sake a making a move.

The Phx deal isn't good for the C's either since we're sending out a productive Lee for 2 less productive wings.  neither really addresses the need for a big man or PG.  more shuffling of deck chairs but this one is costing us a player that's actually producing right now.

Re: The "I'm pulling at strings" trade scenario
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2013, 11:13:33 AM »

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Obviously the chances of the Celtics making a trade diminish with every injury. However, this is my attempt to throw spaghetti at the wall.

Two separate trades:

#1-Bos/Den

http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=c2jdfvn

Boston Sends: Brandon Bass (possible draft pick?)
Boston Receives: Timmy Mosgov, Anthony Randolph

#2-Bos/Phx/Hou

http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=a2uatfr

Boston Sends: Courtney Lee, Jason Collins
Boston Receives: Shannon Brown, Carlos Delfino

Houston Sends: Carlos Delfino
Houston Receives: Wes Johnson, Sabastian Telfair, Jason Collins

Phoenix Sends: Shannon Brown, Sebastian Telfair, Wes Johnson
Phoenix Receives: Courtney Lee, Boston 2nd round pick

Boston then signs Kenyon Martin and Shelvin Mack


Bradley/Brown/Mack
Terry/Brown/Delfino/Mack
Pierce/Green/Delfino
Garnett/Wilcox/Randolph/Martin
Mosgov/Wilcox/Randolph/Martin


Did my spaghetti stick?
yeah, it stuck together in a big clump.

Don't see why Denver would take on Bass for those 2.  I'm not really sure why the C's do it other than as a shuffling-deck-chairs-on-the-Titanic type of move.  Mozgov and Anthony won't put us over the top so it's really just a move for the sake a making a move.

The Phx deal isn't good for the C's either since we're sending out a productive Lee for 2 less productive wings.  neither really addresses the need for a big man or PG.  more shuffling of deck chairs but this one is costing us a player that's actually producing right now.

It is sort of a shuffling move but the reason I did it is for depth. I love Lee and honestly would probably say no to moving him but both Brown and Delfino have a higher per than Lee.

Also, the Denver trade helps because we get Mosgov who is 7'1" and Randolph who is 6'11"
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Re: The "I'm pulling at strings" trade scenario
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2013, 11:15:17 AM »

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Whats the point of trading Lee for Brown and Delfino? I think Lee is better than Brown and Delfino wouldnt see the floor being the back up 3. If we trade Lee its gotta be for a big. And thats a big if.
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Re: The "I'm pulling at strings" trade scenario
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2013, 11:21:43 AM »

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Whats the point of trading Lee for Brown and Delfino? I think Lee is better than Brown and Delfino wouldnt see the floor being the back up 3. If we trade Lee its gotta be for a big. And thats a big if.

Like I said, I like Lee a lot but there is not a large gap between him and Brown.
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Re: The "I'm pulling at strings" trade scenario
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2013, 11:34:09 AM »

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Whats the point of trading Lee for Brown and Delfino? I think Lee is better than Brown and Delfino wouldnt see the floor being the back up 3. If we trade Lee its gotta be for a big. And thats a big if.

Like I said, I like Lee a lot but there is not a large gap between him and Brown.

So why not keep Lee since he knows the system and has gained a sense of chemistry, and wait til we could possibly net a big instead?
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Re: The "I'm pulling at strings" trade scenario
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2013, 11:56:36 AM »

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Whats the point of trading Lee for Brown and Delfino? I think Lee is better than Brown and Delfino wouldnt see the floor being the back up 3. If we trade Lee its gotta be for a big. And thats a big if.



Like I said, I like Lee a lot but there is not a large gap between him and Brown.

So why not keep Lee since he knows the system and has gained a sense of chemistry, and wait til we could possibly net a big instead?

Well if you do the first trade you bring in two bigs. Also, moving Lee gives you some more depth as it's essentially a two-for-one deal
« Last Edit: February 12, 2013, 12:03:17 PM by BleedGreen1989 »
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