Saturday, February 18, 2006

Chicago Trade Idea

Portland trades Rube and Zach Randolph to Chicago for Tim Thomas.

WHY: They get the PF they need and a hustle guy off the bench, we get a 13 million dollar expiring contract and 5 million in cap relief this offseason or 16 million next offseason if we keep it intact. The Bulls plan on making a run at Al Harrington in the offseason, but should they decide that he is out of the picture they will still need a PF so this may be an option. Probably unlikely though because Harrington's a FA.


At 5:59 PM, Blogger Kiefer said...

how do we get the power foward we need if we give up zach and let go Thomas at the end of the season?

At 7:32 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

We don't get the PF, they do. We'd make do with some combo of Darius/Outlaw/Kryhapa. Or, this would leave us free to trade Theo, Rube and our lottery pick for Channing Frye and Penny. Frye could play the four.


At 10:10 PM, Blogger Kiefer said...

ya sorry i misread your post, but i guess this would be a pretty good trade for the possible youth movement. If this trade actually occured i would hope that our starting lineup would be: Telfair, Outlaw, Kryhappa, Miles, and Joel.

At 5:16 PM, Anonymous blazerdan22 said...

John Nash says no.

At 8:37 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I like this trade. But, I would only do this if we sent Miles and Theo to NY for Penny and David Lee. Imagine the cap room.


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