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Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?

Yes
3 (3.7%)
No
77 (93.9%)
Maybe So
2 (2.4%)

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Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #15 on: October 30, 2017, 12:45:04 PM »

Offline unclebay

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Lol, you guys need to have your privileges revoked.

Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #16 on: October 30, 2017, 12:45:32 PM »

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its getting harder and harder for me to vist this forum

Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #17 on: October 30, 2017, 12:46:42 PM »

Offline Fireworks_Boom!

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 Not sure why there is an assumption that I would vote yes on this hypothetical question.

Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #18 on: October 30, 2017, 12:47:47 PM »

Offline Dino Pitino

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I voted no of course, but I do think Horford is having a peak season, so technically this would be a sell high point. He's so valuable across the board, he's a winner.
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Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #19 on: October 30, 2017, 12:49:26 PM »

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Multitude of factors to consider:

1) Gordon Haywards injury impacts ability to truly compete this year (although I strongly disagree with this notion given the play of our rook)

2) Age

3) Center heavy draft next year with Lakers pick likely conveying.

Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #20 on: October 30, 2017, 12:52:55 PM »

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Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #21 on: October 30, 2017, 12:53:31 PM »

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I swear if there was only a way where you can give negative tommy points this is it...

This is the best time to fire Danny as well.
Perfect oppportunity as well to tank..sit Kyrie with a fake injury...tank...tank...tank

Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #22 on: October 30, 2017, 12:55:49 PM »

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It would have to be the right player of course but I'd be comfortable with doing so. As well as he's been playing, he's not untouchable for me.

I don't buy into the idea that the C's would look like an evil franchise for trading away their first big free agent acquisition either. People will get over it. Like does anybody remember how Dwight Howard signed a 3-year deal with his hometown ATL Hawks two offseasons ago and then was literally traded the very next offseason?

Nah me niether.

Edit: I voted maybe so. Come at me.  8) 8)
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Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #23 on: October 30, 2017, 12:59:55 PM »

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I think we should seriously consider trading Stevens for multiple draft picks.

Let's also trade the Celtics logo for a couple of second rounders!

Maybe we can trade GE while we’re at it.
Can't do, we only signed them last year.
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Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #24 on: October 30, 2017, 01:00:03 PM »

Offline Granath

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Not sure why there is an assumption that I would vote yes on this hypothetical question.

It's not your vote. It's that you posted such a dumb question in the first place.

This isn't a video game like NBA2K17. There are real-world negative consequences to trading a prime FA that you lured to the city under false representations. Your post doesn't even offer the possibility of those consequences which leads any reader to believe that you don't know the difference between being a video game GM and the constraints placed on a real one.
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Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #25 on: October 30, 2017, 01:03:45 PM »

Offline CFAN38

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Unless the Cs are moving him for a younger more talented big then NO. If for instance AD,KAT or KP become available then the Cs can entertain trading Al. If not im happy to see Al play out this contract and then sign Tim Duncan style with the Cs until he retires.

Though not on their level I can see Al's game aging much like Duncan, KG, and even P Gasol. Smart bigs who can pass, hit shots and play clean team defense into their late 30s.

Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #26 on: October 30, 2017, 01:06:52 PM »

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It would have to be the right player of course but I'd be comfortable with doing so. As well as he's been playing, he's not untouchable for me.

I don't buy into the idea that the C's would look like an evil franchise for trading away their first big free agent acquisition either. People will get over it. Like does anybody remember how Dwight Howard signed a 3-year deal with his hometown ATL Hawks two offseasons ago and then was literally traded the very next offseason?

Nah me niether.

Edit: I voted maybe so. Come at me.  8) 8)


Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #27 on: October 30, 2017, 01:10:55 PM »

Offline Fireworks_Boom!

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Not sure why there is an assumption that I would vote yes on this hypothetical question.

It's not your vote. It's that you posted such a dumb question in the first place.

This isn't a video game like NBA2K17. There are real-world negative consequences to trading a prime FA that you lured to the city under false representations. Your post doesn't even offer the possibility of those consequences which leads any reader to believe that you don't know the difference between being a video game GM and the constraints placed on a real one.

Granath, it is your opinion it's a dumb question.

Most savvy general managers are thinking 2 to 3 steps ahead of the curve and one could argue that projecting Al's decline with age, the infusion of youth at the center position with next year's deep draft, and Gordon Hayward's injury delaying our true ability to compete a year make for a perfect storm to sell high on Horford.  I'm not one of those people. I think Al has 3 to 4 more years at a very high, fundamentally sound level of competition playing on both sides of the basketball.


Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #28 on: October 30, 2017, 01:12:06 PM »

Offline Phantom255x

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Not sure why there is an assumption that I would vote yes on this hypothetical question.

It's not your vote. It's that you posted such a dumb question in the first place.

This isn't a video game like NBA2K17. There are real-world negative consequences to trading a prime FA that you lured to the city under false representations. Your post doesn't even offer the possibility of those consequences which leads any reader to believe that you don't know the difference between being a video game GM and the constraints placed on a real one.

Granath, it is your opinion it's a dumb question.

Most savvy general managers are thinking 2 to 3 steps ahead of the curve and one could argue that projecting Al's decline with age, the infusion of youth at the center position with next year's deep draft, and Gordon Hayward's injury delaying our true ability to compete a year make for a perfect storm to sell high on Horford.  I'm not one of those people. I think Al has 3 to 4 more years at a very high, fundamentally sound level of competition playing on both sides of the basketball.

I'm just curious, by "sell high", who do you have in mind? (Who are we trading Horford for?)

Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #29 on: October 30, 2017, 01:33:36 PM »

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I swear half the people on this site are stock brokers.

SMH...