Saturday, February 18, 2006

Memphis Trade Idea

Portland waives Charles Smith, then trades Theo to Memphis for Lorenzen Wright and Jake Tsakalidis.

WHY: Theo and Lorenzen are essentially both the same injury-prone centers that come off the bench to play defense and block shots. The difference between the two is that Wright has a shorter, expiring contract. This deal is worth it for that alone. Jake Tsakalidis makes pennies and is just a throw in to make salaries work, although he is another big body in case of emergencies/injuries. Memphis gets an upgrade at C, seeing as Ratliff (once healthy) is a better player than Wright, for their playoff run.

2 Comments:

At 10:35 PM, Blogger Kiefer said...

... i don't think memphis would do this one.

 
At 9:29 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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