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    I know this has been brought up before by many of us wishful thinkers, but I will throw it out there in a little different format this time.

    Chris Paul


    Troy Murphy
    Brandon Rush
    2010 #10 Overall
    $3M in cash because NO is always asking for liquidity in deals

    May be a pipe dream, but Murphy would compliment their front court for a year. Brandon would fill their severe need at SG and they would hand the reins over to Darren Collison. They could take best available at #10 and #12 (say G. Monroe/C. Aldrich and X. Henry) or package those two picks to move up for a better player. Maybe an Aminu or Johnson that could fill in on the wings long-term.

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    I would love it myself but I have to agree with the pipe dream theory.

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    look good but NO would never do it. They could get more in return from another team
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    NO is way over the cap next year so they may be looking to unload a big contract for expirings/savings. Something like CP3 for TJ/Rush/Solo or McBob, swap picks this year + cash to cover the pick, future lotto-protected 1st.

    They know Collison can be their PG and this will give them a vet backup/spot starter for a year. They also get a young wing that plays great D with a growing offensive potential. We throw in Solo or McBob to cover salaries. They get this year's 1st rounder paid for plus a future 1st.

    We get a top-tier PG and use their pick to get Udoh/Monroe/Patterson/Henry/Vesely.
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    i think the hornets would look to get more than that for chris paul.

    here's what i think it would take to pry paul from them:

    paul + okafor for granger + murphy + #10

    we take on okafor's contract, and offer them an all-star in granger and an expiring contract in murphy. even then, i think the hornets may refuse.

    btw, manguera, re swapping picks with hornets this year, they're at #11, just one behind us not much value in swapping

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