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https://lakersoutsiders.com/2017/12/30/julius-randle-offered-boston-potential-avery-bradley-trade/amp/?__twitter_impression=true

This past summer. Wow, I'd have to think about that. Randle and a second-rounder. But ultimately, Ainge wanted Larry Nance Jr and they didn't wanna give him up.

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The Lakers were willing to offer a package centered on Randle and a second rounder, but the Danny Ainge apparently preferred Larry Nance Jr., considering he isnít a free agent until two summers from now, whereas Randle would have to get paid in only a few months.

Interesting. What would this team be like right now with Randle instead of Morris? Or what if the Lakers had relented and the C's had Nance instead of Morris?

Very interesting. TP for the find.
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I like Randle a lot. Made a post about him as a potential DPE target a week or two ago.

Ultimately, AB on the Lakers would suck. Hed make them a lot better and seeing him in those colors would be gross.

Plus, I think Morris is a better player than Randle and Morris has a more desirable contract situation.
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Whew. As a result, they got KCP and are stuck with his terrible shot selection.  ;D

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Think Danny did the right thing in trying to land Nance Jr. instead. Love that kid's game. Think I would rather have him for the next couple of years on a bargain contract than Morris.

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I like Randle a lot. Made a post about him as a potential DPE target a week or two ago.

Ultimately, AB on the Lakers would suck. Hed make them a lot better and seeing him in those colors would be gross.

Plus, I think Morris is a better player than Randle and Morris has a more desirable contract situation.
AB would be the perfect cover for Lonzo. Ugh, that's a bad image.

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Whew. As a result, they got KCP and are stuck with his terrible shot selection.  ;D

alot of lakers fans don't like KCP ,  and want to unload him in the worst way.

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Iím sure Danny didnít want to help the Lakers since we own their pick.


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Let's make the Lakers offense even worse and offer them Marcus Smart for Randle. One extra year of cost control for Randle who would be a solid bench addition. Lakers can re-sign Smart if they want or just free more $$$ for their FA splash. They end up finishing at the bottom of the standings having two of the worst shooting % guards in Ball/Smart, securing better odds at the 2018 pick conveying.

We then use the DPE on Lou Williams or Tyreke, to cover lost G minutes from trading Smart, and replace his defense, with a much needed scoring option from the bench. Williams and Evans are also both capable for spot starts throughout the season.

Randle does create a bit of a logjam in minutes between Theiss, Morris, Semi, Yabu (who rarely plays anyway), but having him under contract for the extra season also preps for likely losing Baynes next year. Also makes Morris much more expendable in a trade considering his solid contract/production is appealing.

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Let's make the Lakers offense even worse and offer them Marcus Smart for Randle. One extra year of cost control for Randle who would be a solid bench addition. Lakers can re-sign Smart if they want or just free more $$$ for their FA splash. They end up finishing at the bottom of the standings having two of the worst shooting % guards in Ball/Smart, securing better odds at the 2018 pick conveying.

We then use the DPE on Lou Williams or Tyreke, to cover lost G minutes from trading Smart, and replace his defense, with a much needed scoring option from the bench. Williams and Evans are also both capable for spot starts throughout the season.

Randle does create a bit of a logjam in minutes between Theiss, Morris, Semi, Yabu (who rarely plays anyway), but having him under contract for the extra season also preps for likely losing Baynes next year. Also makes Morris much more expendable in a trade considering his solid contract/production is appealing.

Tho Theis and Randle are small to play Center, I donít think it would create a logjam. Morris doesnít play big and we need a 4th big to go with Al, Baynes and Theis. Not sure weíd trade Smart tho...
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Re: Report: Lakers and Celtics discussed trade for Avery Bradley, Julius Randle
« Reply #10 on: December 30, 2017, 05:48:01 PM »

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Iím sure Danny didnít want to help the Lakers since we own their pick.

Remember we didn't even have that pick until about 6 weeks after we agreed to trade Bradley for Morris, so that had nothing to do with it.

Re: Report: Lakers and Celtics discussed trade for Avery Bradley, Julius Randle
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Let's make the Lakers offense even worse and offer them Marcus Smart for Randle. One extra year of cost control for Randle who would be a solid bench addition.

Have you seen Randle play? The guy is a ballstopper that does not impact winning. He doesn't defend, loves to go coast-to-coast off rebounds, is a black hole on offense, has no range, and makes some jaw-dropping decisions.

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Let's make the Lakers offense even worse and offer them Marcus Smart for Randle. One extra year of cost control for Randle who would be a solid bench addition. Lakers can re-sign Smart if they want or just free more $$$ for their FA splash. They end up finishing at the bottom of the standings having two of the worst shooting % guards in Ball/Smart, securing better odds at the 2018 pick conveying.

We then use the DPE on Lou Williams or Tyreke, to cover lost G minutes from trading Smart, and replace his defense, with a much needed scoring option from the bench. Williams and Evans are also both capable for spot starts throughout the season.

Randle does create a bit of a logjam in minutes between Theiss, Morris, Semi, Yabu (who rarely plays anyway), but having him under contract for the extra season also preps for likely losing Baynes next year. Also makes Morris much more expendable in a trade considering his solid contract/production is appealing.


???

Handle and smart are both in the same FA situation this year.

What extra year of control are you referring to?

Re: Report: Lakers and Celtics discussed trade for Avery Bradley, Julius Randle
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My bad! Totally thought Randle had an additional year from an option. My mistake.

Still think it's a solid move.

Re: Report: Lakers and Celtics discussed trade for Avery Bradley, Julius Randle
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Iím sure Danny didnít want to help the Lakers since we own their pick.

Remember we didn't even have that pick until about 6 weeks after we agreed to trade Bradley for Morris, so that had nothing to do with it.

How so?

We got the conditional Lakers pick on June 17.

We made the Bradley trade on July 7.

I think youíre incorporating the Kyrie trade, which didnít influence the Lakers pick at all.



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