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    Default Bobcats are shopping Ben Gordon hard, whatcha think fellow fans?

    Im not sure of his cap or contract but depending if its a decent contract and not outrageous and we dont try for Reddick, what about Green for Gordon? thoughts
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    Default Re: Bobcats are shopping Ben Gordon hard, whatcha think fellow fans?

    Go look up how much he makes.

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    Go look up how much he makes.
    This.

    Gordon would make a great backup SG. The Vinnie Johnson microwave kind of guy. But Pacers just don't have the cap space.

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    Why is everyone wanting to trade for wings? Once Danny's back there are 0 minutes left for wings.

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    Go look up how much he makes.
    Plus, he's just kinda a guy now. He wasn't ever elite or anything, but that guy could really score. I don't know if it's because he's in Charlotte and is checked out what, but you watch him play now and it's just "oh...there's a guy."

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    For the record, Ben Gordon makes $12.4 million this season and $13.2 million in 2013-14 as a player option.

    Plus he's fighting with his coach. Plus he was not a great teammate in Detroit either.

    They will need to pay someone to take him. Even if they gave us their unprotected first round pick (high lottery) plus Ben for Danny, I would be inclined to pass.
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    I'd trade Green for him.

    Not Danny.

    We aren't going to get equal value for Danny if we try to trade him this season, anyway.

    Again, not sure why on earth the Pacers would be looking to shop Danny. If he's himself, the Pacers are contenders this year. And as said, they wouldn't get equal value for him anyway, because of the question mark over his knees.
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    Default Re: Bobcats are shopping Ben Gordon hard, whatcha think fellow fans?

    I think Ben Gordon is a solid player, but not sure if he would fit the Pacers' system. I may be wrong but we could find someone else as well or just stick with what we have because I don't think when Granger moves back to the starting lineup that it'll mess everything up. I believe Vogel won't start him unless Stephenson hits a cold streak, but I believe PG will thrive at the SG position just as much as he has so far at the SF
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    I'd happily swap Granger for Gordon if we could also swap first-round picks in the deal.

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    I'd trade Green for him.

    Not Danny.

    We aren't going to get equal value for Danny if we try to trade him this season, anyway.
    Can't match salary - Green isn't nearly enough.

    Plus we can't afford him next year - say we trade Green, DJA, and Hans or Pendy for him. He'll put us over the tax next year.

    He's just not good enough to go into those kinds of complications.

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    I think that he's too expensive to be the 1st Guard off the bench ( he's owed $25+ mil over the next 2 years ). I am happy with Lance filling that role. Pass.

    Ask me again in 2014-2015 when he becomes a UFA.
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    Yea, not happening
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    WTF? Why do so many people want to trade Danny? This makes NO SENSE to me. Our defense is going to get better and our offense is going to get way better when he comes back. He's been nothing but good to us and he's going to make us much better when he comes back, why trade him??? So confused.

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    WTF? Why do so many people want to trade Danny? This makes NO SENSE to me. Our defense is going to get better and our offense is going to get way better when he comes back. He's been nothing but good to us and he's going to make us much better when he comes back, why trade him??? So confused.
    Because a 13M/year wing who has been on our team since he was drafted will ruin our chemistry, so we need to swap him for a 13M/year wing from the Bobcats, Pistons, and Bulls. Pacers fans love players from the Bobcats, Pistons, and Bulls.

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    WTF? Why do so many people want to trade Danny? This makes NO SENSE to me.
    In this thread anyway, absolutely nobody does, since Ben Gordon is overpriced stinky cheese. The OP suggested Green for Gordon, without knowing Ben's salary. Danny is just the only salary match, so that was pointed out, and the only legal trade makes no sense whatsoever, to anyone.
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    Default Re: Bobcats are shopping Ben Gordon hard, whatcha think fellow fans?

    wouldnt touch his contract
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    Default Re: Bobcats are shopping Ben Gordon hard, whatcha think fellow fans?

    Found this interesting...not good if you ask me when it comes to Ben Gordon's trade value nor personality.

    http://sports.yahoo.com/news/nba--so...165657267.html

    Sources: Bobcats more determined to trade Ben Gordon after incident with coach
    2 hours 57 minutes ago

    After a bout of disruptive behavior from Ben Gordon targeted at Charlotte Bobcats coach Mike Dunlap, the franchise's desire to trade the guard has deepened, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.

    As Dunlap led the Bobcats in a morning shootaround on Monday before a victory over the Celtics, Gordon refused Dunlap's request to stop bouncing a ball as the coach spoke, sources said. Before long, Gordon began baiting Dunlap, telling him that he needed to "humble himself," sources said.

    Gordan refused to give the ball to Dunlap, and eventually tossed it toward a ball rack, sources said.

    Bobcats general manager Rod Higgins was in the practice session and ultimately intervened, sources said.

    "Beyond disrespectful," was how one league source described the scene.

    The front office didn't suspend Gordon, a decision sources said was based in part on the belief the incident would diminish his trade value so close to the league's deadline next Thursday. The Brooklyn Nets are still mulling an offer to trade forward Kris Humphries for Gordon, but have thus far been unmoved over the possibility Gordon can make an impact for them, sources said.

    For now, the Nets are searching elsewhere, believing they can always go back and accept the Gordon deal at the deadline. Gordon's performance has steadily fallen this season, including an unproductive 14 minutes against the Celtics that included missing five of six shots.

    Gordon makes $12.4 million this season and $13.2 million in 2013-14. The Detroit Pistons traded Gordon to the Bobcats in June.
    The highlighted parts are the main reasons why I would say no to Ben Gordon.
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    Another Gordon that I don't want to see come here.

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    Overpaid.

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    I'd happily swap Granger for Gordon if we could also swap first-round picks in the deal.

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    You always have to wonder when the worst team in the league can't wait to get rid of you.

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    12 million reasons not to
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    Go look up how much he makes.
    Hell, there are enough reasons to say no BEFORE you see the price tag!
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