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Can we get Greg Smith (Hou) for Fab Melo?
« on: February 18, 2013, 08:35:43 PM »
I remember this kid being a beast against us, and I saw a couple of highlight games too.

Would this work?
Opinions about him and his game?


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Re: Can we get Greg Smith (Hou) for Fab Melo?
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2013, 08:37:54 PM »
Tell me ONE reason they would do this. Greg Smith has higher upside, is already NBA-caliber AND cheap
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Re: Can we get Greg Smith (Hou) for Fab Melo?
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2013, 08:40:39 PM »
Why in the world would they trade anyone for Melo? Melo's not NBA ready.
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Re: Can we get Greg Smith (Hou) for Fab Melo?
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2013, 08:45:38 PM »
They have sent Greg Smith to the d-league a couple of times.
And Houston has a plethora of Forward/Center
Patrick Patterson
Cole Aldrich
Donatas Motiejūnas
Terrence Jones
Omer Asik
Marcus Morris

It will be hard for Greg Smith to get consistent minutes.

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Re: Can we get Greg Smith (Hou) for Fab Melo?
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2013, 08:46:48 PM »
Then why would the need Melo?
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Re: Can we get Greg Smith (Hou) for Fab Melo?
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2013, 08:47:33 PM »
If Houston did this, they'd be worse than me in Pick Two.
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Re: Can we get Greg Smith (Hou) for Fab Melo?
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2013, 08:51:52 PM »
Geez, all of you guys are so defensive.
This was just a thought.
Lol.
So serious.

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Re: Can we get Greg Smith (Hou) for Fab Melo?
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2013, 08:52:57 PM »
Geez, all of you guys are so defensive.
This was just a thought.
Lol.
So serious.

I was so anxious to be right for once. Sorry xD
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Re: Can we get Greg Smith (Hou) for Fab Melo?
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2013, 08:55:07 PM »
Geez, all of you guys are so defensive.
This was just a thought.
Lol.
So serious.

I was so anxious to be right for once. Sorry xD

Maybe Danny Ainge can sweet talk Mchale again, and convince the organization to do this trade.

Lol

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Re: Can we get Greg Smith (Hou) for Fab Melo?
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2013, 11:03:06 PM »
Greg Smith was an undrafted player who was signed from the D-League.  Even though he was recently sent down to the D-League to work on his game (mainly to improve his defense, but McHale was quoted as saying Smith lost his energy and stopped doing things like using both hands to try and pull down rebounds) and replaced in the rotation by Cole Aldrich, my point isn't that he really sucks but that similar talent may be freely available.  Henry Sims seems to be talked about as a guy with upside among D-League watchers.
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Re: Can we get Greg Smith (Hou) for Fab Melo?
« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2013, 02:38:29 AM »
Yeah, I'd say so. I have no interest in this type of a deal though.

Fab Melo has an intriguing combination of size and athleticism. Give him some time to develop. He could be a really good defensive center a few years from now.

I am against giving up on that possibility for a so-so backup big man like Greg Smith.

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Re: Can we get Greg Smith (Hou) for Fab Melo?
« Reply #11 on: February 19, 2013, 07:19:17 AM »
I remember this kid being a beast against us, and I saw a couple of highlight games too.
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Re: Can we get Greg Smith (Hou) for Fab Melo?
« Reply #12 on: February 19, 2013, 08:19:03 AM »
Oye. Next.
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