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    Point Guard
    (name, team 2010-11 salary status)

    Aaron Brooks, Houston Rockets - $2.0 million Restricted ($3.0 million Qualifying Offer)
    Andre Miller, Portland Trail Blazers - $7.3 million Team Option ($7.8 million)
    Mo Williams, Cleveland Cavaliers - $9.3 million Early Termination Option ($8.3 million)
    Goran Dragic, Phoenix Suns - $2.0 million Team Option ($2.1 million)
    Leandro Barbosa, Toronto Raptors - $7.1 million Player Option ($7.6 million)
    Rodney Stuckey, Detroit Pistons - $2.8 million Restricted ($3.9 million Qualifying Offer)
    T.J. Ford, Indiana Pacers - $8.5 million Unrestricted
    Carlos Arroyo, Miami HEAT - $1.2 million Unrestricted
    Ronnie Price, Utah Jazz - $1.3 million - Unrestricted
    Patrick Mills, Portland Trail Blazers - $0.9 million Unrestricted*
    Sasha Vujacic, New Jersey Nets - $5.5 million Unrestricted
    Sebastian Telfair, Minnesota Timberwolves - $2.7 million Unrestricted
    Luther Head, Sacramento Kings - $1.0 million - Unrestricted
    Charlie Bell, Golden State Warriors - $3.9 million Early Termination Option ($4.1 million)
    Willie Green, New Orleans Hornets - $4.0 million - Unrestricted
    Mario Chalmers, Miami HEAT - $0.9 million Unrestricted*
    Jason Williams, Orlando Magic - $1.4 million Unrestricted
    Earl Watson, Utah Jazz $1.2 million - Unrestricted
    Pooh Jeter, Sacramento Kings - $0.5 million Team Option ($0.8 million)
    Jose Barea, Dallas Mavericks - $1.7 million Unrestricted
    Sundiata Gaines, Minnesota Timberwolves - $0.7 million Unrestricted*
    Chris Quinn, San Antonio Spurs - $0.9 million - Unrestricted
    Royal Ivey, Oklahoma City Thunder - $1.1 million - Unrestricted
    Marcus Banks, New Orleans Hornets - $4.9 million - Unrestricted
    Earl Boykins, Milwaukee Bucks - $1.4 million - Unrestricted
    Anthony Carter, Denver Nuggets - $1.4 million Unrestricted
    Acie Law, Golden State Warriors - $0.7 million - Unrestricted
    John Lucas, Chicago Bulls - $0.7 million Unrestricted*
    Ben Uzoh, New Jersey Nets - $0.5 million Unrestricted*

    Shooting Guard
    (name, team 2010-11 salary status)

    Ray Allen, Boston Celtics - $10.0 million Player Option ($10.0 million)
    Jason Richardson, Phoenix Suns - $14.4 million - Unrestricted
    Jamal Crawford, Atlanta Hawks - $10.1 million Unrestricted
    Arron Afflalo, Denver Nuggets - $2.0 million Restricted ($2.9 million Qualifying Offer)
    Wilson Chandler, New York Knicks - $2.1 million Restricted ($3.1 million Qualifying Offer)
    Shannon Brown, L.A. Lakers - $2.1 million Player Option ($2.4 million)
    C.J. Miles, Utah Jazz - $3.7 million Team Option ($3.7 million)
    J.R. Smith, Denver Nuggets - $6.0 million Unrestricted
    DeShawn Stevenson, Dallas Mavericks - $4.2 million Unrestricted
    Mike Dunleavy, Indiana Pacers - $10.6 million Unrestricted
    Chris Douglas-Roberts, Milwaukee Bucks - $0.9 million Unrestricted*
    Nick Young, Washington Wizards - $2.6 million Restricted ($3.7 million Qualifying Offer)
    Sonny Weems, Toronto Raptors - $0.9 million Unrestricted*
    Mo Evans, Atlanta Hawks - $2.5 million Unrestricted
    Daequan Cook, Oklahoma City Thunder - $2.2 million Restricted ($3.1 million Qualifying Offer)
    Anthony Parker, Cleveland Cavaliers - $2.9 million Unrestricted
    Eddie House, Miami HEAT - $1.4 million Player Option ($1.4 million)
    Marquis Daniels, Boston Celtics - $2.5 million Unrestricted
    Marcus Thornton, New Orleans Hornets - $0.8 million Unrestricted*
    Morris Peterson, Oklahoma City Thunder - $6.2 million - Unrestricted
    Roger Mason, New York Knicks - $1.4 million - Unrestricted
    Marco Belinelli, New Orleans Hornets - $2.4 million Restricted ($3.4 million Qualifying Offer)
    Gary Forbes, Denver Nuggets - $0.5 million Unrestricted*
    Michael Redd, Milwaukee Bucks - $18.3 million - Unrestricted
    Delonte West, Boston Celtics - $1.1 million Unrestricted
    Stephen Graham, New Jersey Nets - $1.0 million Team Option ($1.1 million)
    Dominic McGuire, Charlotte Bobcats - $0.9 million Unrestricted
    Alonzo Gee, Washington Wizards - $0.6 million Unrestricted*
    Jeremy Lin, Golden State Warriors - $0.5 million Team Option ($0.8 million)
    Von Wafer, Boston Celtics - $0.9 million Unrestricted

    Small Forward
    (name, team 2010-11 salary status)

    Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets - $17.1 million Early Termination Option ($18.5 million)
    Caron Butler, Dallas Mavericks - $10.8 million Unrestricted
    Thaddeus Young, Philadelphia 76ers - $2.9 million Restricted ($4.0 million Qualifying Offer)
    Grant Hill, Phoenix Suns - $3.2 million - Unrestricted
    Tayshaun Prince, Detroit Pistons $11.1 million Unrestricted
    Shane Battier, Houston Rockets - $7.4 million - Unrestricted
    Reggie Williams, Golden State Warriors - $0.8 million Unrestricted*
    James Jones, Miami HEAT - $1.1 million Unrestricted
    Al Thornton, Washington Wizards - $2.8 million Restricted ($3.9 million Qualifying Offer)
    Jason Kapono, Philadelphia 76ers - $6.6 million - Unrestricted
    Corey Brewer, Minnesota Timberwolves - $3.7 million Restricted ($5.0 million Qualifying Offer)
    Josh Howard, Washington Wizards - $3.0 million - Unrestricted
    Rasual Butler, L.A. Clippers - $2.4 million - Unrestricted
    Jamario Moon, Cleveland Cavaliers - $3.0 million Unrestricted
    Julian Wright, Toronto Raptors - $2.9 million Restricted ($4.0 million Qualifying Offer)
    Peja Stojakovic, Toronto Raptors - $14.3 million - Unrestricted
    Earl Clark, Phoenix Suns - $1.9 million Unrestricted
    Kelenna Azubuike, New York Knicks - $3.3 million - Unrestricted
    Quinton Ross, New Jersey Nets - $1.1 million Unrestricted
    Shawne Williams, New York Knicks - $0.9 million Unrestricted
    Ime Udoka, San Antonio Spurs - $0.9 million - Unrestricted
    Vladimir Radmanovic, Golden State Warriors - $6.9 million - Unrestricted
    Joey Graham, Cleveland Cavaliers - $1.0 million Team Option ($1.1 million)
    Jawad Williams, Cleveland Cavaliers - $1.1 million Unrestricted*
    Rodney Carney, Golden State Warriors - $0.9 million Unrestricted
    Jeremy Evans, Utah Jazz - $0.5 million Unrestricted*
    DaJuan Summers, Detroit Pistons - $0.8 million Unrestricted*
    Damien Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks - $0.8 million Unrestricted
    Steve Novak, Dallas Mavericks - $0.9 million - Unrestricted
    Derrick Brown, Charlotte Bobcats - $0.7 million Unrestricted*
    Darnell Jackson, Sacramento Kings - $0.9 million Unrestricted*
    Cartier Martin, Washington Wizards - $0.9 million Unrestricted*

    Power Forward
    (name, team 2010-11 salary status)

    Zach Randolph, Memphis Grizzlies - $17.3 million Unrestricted
    David West, New Orleans Hornets - $8.3 million Early Termination Option ($7.5 million)
    Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs - $18.8 million Early Termination Option ($21.1 million)
    Andrei Kirilenko, Utah Jazz - $17.8 million - Unrestricted
    Jeff Green, Oklahoma City Thunder - $4.5 million Restricted ($5.9 million Qualifying Offer)
    Boris Diaw, Charlotte Bobcats - $9.0 million Player Option ($9.0 million)
    Troy Murphy, New Jersey Nets - $12.0 million Unrestricted
    Carl Landry, Sacramento Kings - $3.0 million - Unrestricted
    Kenyon Martin, Denver Nuggets - $16.5 million Unrestricted
    Glen Davis, Boston Celtics $3.3 million Unrestricted
    Ronny Turiaf, New York Knicks - $4.2 million Player Option ($4.1 million)
    Kris Humphries, New Jersey Nets - $3.2 million Unrestricted
    Reggie Evans, Toronto Raptors - $5.1 million Unrestricted
    Louis Amundson, Golden State Warriors $2.2 million Player Option ($2.4 million)
    Chuck Hayes, Houston Rockets - $2.3 million Unrestricted
    Yi Jianlian, Washington Wizards - $4.1 million Restricted ($5.4 million Qualifying Offer)
    Josh McRoberts - $0.9 million Unrestricted*
    Jared Jeffries, Houston Rockets - $6.9 million - Unrestricted
    Luc Mbah a Moute, Milwaukee Bucks - $0.9 million Unrestricted*
    Jason Smith, New Orleans Hornets - $2.2 million Restricted ($3.1 million Qualifying Offer)
    Craig Smith, L.A. Clippers - $2.3 million Unrestricted
    Dante Cunningham, Portland Trail Blazers - $0.8 million Unrestricted*
    Joey Dorsey, Toronto Raptors - $0.9 million Unrestricted*
    Joe Smith, L.A. Lakers - $1.4 million Unrestricted
    Malik Allen, Orlando Magic - $1.2 million - Unrestricted
    Jonas Jerebko, Detroit Pistons - $0.8 million Unrestricted*
    Sam Young, Memphis Grizzlies - $0.9 million Team Option ($0.9 million)
    Juwan Howard, Miami HEAT - $1.4 million - Unrestricted
    Brandan Wright, Golden State Warriors - $3.4 million Restricted ($4.6 million Qualifying Offer)
    Darius Songaila, Philadelphia 76ers - $4.8 million - Unrestricted
    Leon Powe, Cleveland Cavaliers - $0.9 million Unrestricted
    Shelden Williams, Denver Nuggets - $0.9 million Unrestricted
    Chris Wilcox, Detroit Pistons - $3.0 million Unrestricted
    Sean Marks, Portland Trail Blazers - $1.3 million - Unrestricted
    DJ Mbenga, New Orleans Hornets - $0.9 million - Unrestricted
    Brian Skinner, Milwaukee Bucks - $1.0 million Unrestricted
    Hamady Ndiaye, Washington Wizards - $0.5 million Unrestricted*
    DeMarre Carroll, Memphis Grizzlies - $1.1 million Unrestricted
    Solomon Jones, Indiana Pacers - $1.5 million - Unrestricted
    Brian Cardinal, Dallas Mavericks - $1.4 million - Unrestricted
    Brian Scalabrine, Chicago Bulls - $1.2 million - Unrestricted
    Josh Powell, Atlanta Hawks - $1.0 million Unrestricted
    Melvin Ely, Denver Nuggets - $1.1 million - Unrestricted

    Center
    (name, team 2010-11 salary status)

    Nene, Denver Nuggets - $11.4 million Early Termination Option ($11.6 million)
    Marc Gasol, Memphis Grizzlies - $3.6 million Unrestricted*
    Tyson Chandler, Dallas Mavericks - $12.6 million Unrestricted
    Yao Ming, Houston Rockets - $17.7 million - Unrestricted
    Kendrick Perkins, Boston Celtics - $4.9 million Unrestricted
    Joel Przybilla, Portland Trail Blazers - $7.4 million Unrestricted
    Samuel Dalembert, Sacramento Kings $13.4 million - Unrestricted
    Greg Oden, Portland Trail Blazers - $6.8 million Restricted ($8.8 million Qualifying Offer)
    Spencer Hawes, Philadelphia 76ers - $3.0 million Restricted ($4.1 million Qualifying Offer)
    Nenad Krstic, Oklahoma City Thunder - $5.7 million Unrestricted
    Earl Barron, Phoenix Suns - $0.8 million - Unrestricted
    Tony Battie, Philadelphia 76ers - $1.4 million Unrestricted
    Kyrylo Fesenko, Utah Jazz - $1.1 million - Unrestricted
    Erick Dampier, Miami HEAT - $1.1 million - Unrestricted
    Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Miami HEAT - $1.4 million - Unrestricted
    Jeff Foster, Indiana Pacers - $6.7 million - Unrestricted
    Nazr Mohammed, Charlotte Bobcats - $6.9 million Unrestricted
    DeAndre Jordan, L.A. Clippers - $0.9 million Unrestricted*
    Kurt Thomas, Chicago Bulls - $1.4 million Unrestricted
    Francisco Elson, Utah Jazz - $1.1 million Unrestricted
    Hilton Armstrong, Washington Wizards - $0.9 million - Unrestricted
    Aaron Gray, New Orleans Hornets - $0.9 million Player Option ($0.9 million)
    Jamaal Magloire, Miami HEAT - $1.4 million - Unrestricted
    Dan Gadzuric, Golden State Warriors - $7.2 million - Unrestricted
    Ryan Hollins, Cleveland Cavaliers - $2.3 million Player Option ($2.5 million)
    Kwame Brown, Charlotte Bobcats - $1.3 million Unrestricted
    Theo Ratliff, L.A. Lakers - $1.4 million - Unrestricted
    Etan Thomas, Atlanta Hawks - $1.2 million Unrestricted
    Jarron Collins, L.A. Clippers - $1.2 million - Unrestricted
    Jason Collins, Atlanta Hawks - $1.2 million Unrestricted
    Eddy Curry, New York Knicks - $11.3 million - Unrestricted
    Hamed Haddadi, Memphis Grizzlies - $1.8 million Unrestricted*
    Alexis Ajinca, Dallas Mavericks - $1.5 million Unrestricted
    I think its about time Bird look into trades, especially if we can move an expiring. Not a lot of superstars but some above average talent
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    Default Re: 2011 Free Agents: Position-by-Position

    There are some intriguing names out there. I like Nene, DeAndre Jordan, Carl Landry, and Jeff Green at the Power froward/Center position. At shooting guard there is less to choice from. The guys who are young I like are Wilson Chandler, Nick Young, and Marcus Thorton.
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    i wasnt aware tyson chandler is a FA this offseason. we tried to trade for him a couple seasons ago.. i think he would be an ideal player to bring in and play at the PF, could also play some minutes at C, which is the type of player we need.

    im not interested in seeing the pacers pay him over 10M, so its probably not likely.. but still, if we could get him for around 8M that would be a player we should consider.

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    I like both Chandler and Nene and a little less David West
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    i wasnt aware tyson chandler is a FA this offseason. we tried to trade for him a couple seasons ago.. i think he would be an ideal player to bring in and play at the PF, could also play some minutes at C, which is the type of player we need.

    im not interested in seeing the pacers pay him over 10M, so its probably not likely.. but still, if we could get him for around 8M that would be a player we should consider.
    he is a center first . But i think defensivly he can play the 4 i dont know about offensively.

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    he is a center first . But i think defensivly he can play the 4 i dont know about offensively.
    He can't play any position very well offensively

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    He can't play any position very well offensively
    that was my point

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    Yao should be on that list he should be a FA this yr

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    Nene very likely won't be a free agent.

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    Yao should be on that list he should be a FA this yr
    Yeah, his career looks like it's over.

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    Tyson Chandler will be 29 years old by the start of the next season. I wouldn't mind going after him as the 1st Big Man off the bench.

    If we're going to go with FA as the way to improve the Team...then we might as well try to make a run at David West IF he's going to jump into the FA market next offseason.

    Another Backup Center to consider is Joel Pryzbilla. Both Chandler and Pryz have injury concerns....but I could live with either of them as backup Centers playing 20-24 mpg.
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    I think we ended up with the worst year imaginable to have a plethora of cap space.
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    Marc Gasol! Oh man if the Lakers got him, it would be hilarious.

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    Depending on how his rehab is going, Kendrick Perkins is a name that interests me. Center appears to be the position of strength. As is consistent with the Pacers' luck, Power Forward and Shooting Guard are extremely weak.

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    On that list, of course minus Melo, there aren't many if any guys I would want to pay 10 mil or more. Nene and West will probably want that much, and I would want Nene first he just seems more like a banger and a good fit.

    I will be moderately happy, if we get some one like Landry for around 8 mil a year and one of Wilson Chandler, Young or Thorton for around 5 or 6 mil a year.

    Marc Gasol would be great to have, but would there be enough minutes at center for both him and Hibbert?
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    As a big Purdue guy, I love Carl Landry.

    But he hasn't looked like a $4 million per year guy so far this season, let alone an $8 million per year guy.

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    As a big Purdue guy, I love Carl Landry.

    But he hasn't looked like a $4 million per year guy so far this season, let alone an $8 million per year guy.

    I bet he gets somewhere near 8 next summer, but if we can get him for 4 I would be all over it.

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    I'm a little puzzled why so many of you are wanting to sign backup centers with a healthy chunk of our cap space. Tyson Chandler and Kendrick Perkins are going to command money well over the MLE, and do you really want to fork over 7-11 million for a backup center who will play 18 mpg? I really don't think Chandler or Perkins is versatile enough to slide over to the 4 either. Chandler maybe, but I don't think signing guys like that is the best allocation of our cap space. If we are going to go the backup center route, why not sign a cheaper guy with upside like DeAndre Jordan?

    I wouldn't mind signing Carl Landry to a modest 3 year/$12 million contract, but I think he is kind of redundant with Tyler. I actually think Tyler could be a better version of Landry. David West is intriguing, but he is already 30 years old and will likely want a contract in excess of $10 million+. Jeff Green wouldn't be bad, but I doubt OKC lets him walk.

    Really, there aren't a whole lot of attractive options in the free agent pool. I would rather see us make trades to acquire the pieces we need.

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    If we go into free agency without moving some of our expiring players in a trade first then I'd be o.k. putting an offer out to Nene or Marc Gasol. Denver will likely be in a rebuilding position and may not want to commit a long term contract to a player that doesn't fit into their youth movement. Memphis won't be able to match a very big offer for Gasol unless they're willing to go into luxury tax territory. Of course the new cba may change everything. A hard cap would weigh poorly for any team over that cap, and there may not be a luxury tax anymore.

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    I would like to have Big Baby, Chandler or West

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    I'm a little puzzled why so many of you are wanting to sign backup centers with a healthy chunk of our cap space. Tyson Chandler and Kendrick Perkins are going to command money well over the MLE, and do you really want to fork over 7-11 million for a backup center who will play 18 mpg? I really don't think Chandler or Perkins is versatile enough to slide over to the 4 either. Chandler maybe, but I don't think signing guys like that is the best allocation of our cap space. If we are going to go the backup center route, why not sign a cheaper guy with upside like DeAndre Jordan?

    I wouldn't mind signing Carl Landry to a modest 3 year/$12 million contract, but I think he is kind of redundant with Tyler. I actually think Tyler could be a better version of Landry. David West is intriguing, but he is already 30 years old and will likely want a contract in excess of $10 million+. Jeff Green wouldn't be bad, but I doubt OKC lets him walk.

    Really, there aren't a whole lot of attractive options in the free agent pool. I would rather see us make trades to acquire the pieces we need.
    I'd be just as happy starting 2 high quality centers as I would starting Roy next to a PF. I think the positive mismatch in the paint would out weigh the negatives. I'd also say that Nene could play pf or center for us.

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    I'd be just as happy starting 2 high quality centers as I would starting Roy next to a PF. I think the positive mismatch in the paint would out weigh the negatives. I'd also say that Nene could play pf or center for us.
    Okay, say you start Roy and Chandler together. Who guards the power forward? What happens when you run into a team with a perimeter oriented power forward? What positive mismatch is there? Chandler is worthless on offense and he would just clog up the lane. Same issues with Nene, except he is slower than Chandler. In the 80s, stuff like this could work. Now? I think any positives you would gain from that would be heavily outweighed by the negatives.

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    I'm a little puzzled why so many of you are wanting to sign backup centers with a healthy chunk of our cap space. Tyson Chandler and Kendrick Perkins are going to command money well over the MLE, and do you really want to fork over 7-11 million for a backup center who will play 18 mpg? I really don't think Chandler or Perkins is versatile enough to slide over to the 4 either. Chandler maybe, but I don't think signing guys like that is the best allocation of our cap space. If we are going to go the backup center route, why not sign a cheaper guy with upside like DeAndre Jordan?

    I wouldn't mind signing Carl Landry to a modest 3 year/$12 million contract, but I think he is kind of redundant with Tyler. I actually think Tyler could be a better version of Landry. David West is intriguing, but he is already 30 years old and will likely want a contract in excess of $10 million+. Jeff Green wouldn't be bad, but I doubt OKC lets him walk.

    Really, there aren't a whole lot of attractive options in the free agent pool. I would rather see us make trades to acquire the pieces we need.
    You make a lot of good points. I too think trading players is going to be the only way our team gets demonstratively better. It's Indiana, not New York, LA, or Miami that's how's it going to always be. This isn't a big free agent destination city.

    I was thinking that with Perkins coming off a major knee injury, his value would be down. How far down, I don't know. You may very well be right, he might command far more than we should pay. I think he compliments Roy well though. Not playing at the same time, but I think a timeshare with those guys would be very effective.

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    Okay, say you start Roy and Chandler together. Who guards the power forward? What happens when you run into a team with a perimeter oriented power forward? What positive mismatch is there? Chandler is worthless on offense and he would just clog up the lane. Same issues with Nene, except he is slower than Chandler. In the 80s, stuff like this could work. Now? I think any positives you would gain from that would be heavily outweighed by the negatives.
    I don't think anybody wants Tyson and Roy together on the court, maybe Roy and Nene could work I don't know. I keep saying that if you can get a guy like Tyson for the same amount of money the gave to Foster I think is a good deal.

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    Okay, say you start Roy and Chandler together. Who guards the power forward? What happens when you run into a team with a perimeter oriented power forward? What positive mismatch is there? Chandler is worthless on offense and he would just clog up the lane. Same issues with Nene, except he is slower than Chandler. In the 80s, stuff like this could work. Now? I think any positives you would gain from that would be heavily outweighed by the negatives.
    I've seen Nene play live several times and I'd say he's quicker then Chandler for what it's worth and could guard most PF's. The only mismatches I'd be concerned with would be against players like Dirk where we'd have to go small at times. Overall I think out muscling teams in the post would work just as effectively today and winning on the boards would negate giving up some perimeter D. With 2 dominant inside players I'd let other teams make adjustments to match up with us.

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