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What If IT/Kyrie Trade Never Happened?
« on: June 21, 2018, 09:42:02 AM »

Offline boscel33

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I often think, what if DA didn't make that trade?

IT was good enough to probably get us to the ECF with TR playing more at the beginning and not end of year due to IT's injury.  DA probably still doesn't give the long term contract to IT and we're looking at a PG need or giving the reigns over to TR as a distributor.

DA would be looking at the 8th overall pick and if he wanted to move up from there, It would be an easier accomplishment.

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Re: What If IT/Kyrie Trade Never Happened?
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2018, 09:51:27 AM »

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Re: What If IT/Kyrie Trade Never Happened?
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2018, 09:51:56 AM »

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We definitely would have been worse during the regular season. IT was a super inefficient scorer this season (as opposed to his godly last season with us), and is a considerably worse defender than anyone on our roster.

I doubt we make the ECF. Kyrie's tutorship clearly had an impact upon Rozier and upon Tatum.

Despite my initial reaction, I am incredibly glad we made the trade. It is hard to accurately depict how poor IT played this season, which is frankly just sad.

Re: What If IT/Kyrie Trade Never Happened?
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My guess is that wed be spending a lot of time talking about Kemba Walker.

Morris + Crowder + #8 for Kemba? Get er done, Revisionist Danny.
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Re: What If IT/Kyrie Trade Never Happened?
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2018, 10:01:10 AM »

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My guess is that wed be spending a lot of time talking about Kenna Walker.

Morris + Crowder + #8 for Kemba? Get er done, Revisionist Danny.
I would do that without blinking. Love Kemba's game, even if he stuck (perhaps not for long) on a garbage team

Re: What If IT/Kyrie Trade Never Happened?
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Re: What If IT/Kyrie Trade Never Happened?
« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2018, 10:23:38 AM »

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I don't know, but I'm sure glad it did.

Re: What If IT/Kyrie Trade Never Happened?
« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2018, 10:27:11 AM »

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idk, Crowder was part of that package, i would like to think we probably wouldn't have gotten as far as we did in the playoffs

without Crowder being traded, that wouldn't have opened up the starting SG position for Brown and it probably take a bit more time for IT to get back into the groove.

Re: What If IT/Kyrie Trade Never Happened?
« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2018, 02:26:38 PM »

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I don't know about anyone else but I don't miss not having the #8 pick at all.