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  • #16
    Originally posted by Kemo View Post
    Some of Y’all make me sick. You wanna talk about loyalty? Why don’t you try being loyal to the players of our Pacers team for once instead of trying to trade like it’s nba2k or like trading cards every time one of them has a few bad games, does something you don’t like or farts in the wrong way. It is no freaking wonder why no NBA player in their right mind would want to come to Indiana to deal with fans like some of you who have zero loyalty.
    You know who started this thread, right?

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    • #17
      Originally posted by adameitas View Post
      i agree. Time to move it. Seems new coach dont like him (limited his role on offense where most of his value comes from), but problem is that he earns only around 20 mil. it will be really hard to get something close to his level for such money. And if it wont be a PF who will play in that spot? J. Holiday?
      I’ve said this a few times…..Pritchard did a great job not over paying any players. All of our players have tradable contracts.

      but to stay in topic, no we shouldn’t trade Domas. That’s just ridiculous, sorry. He’s earning $18.5 million and averaging (just under) 20 points and 11 rebounds. We’d be stupid to trade him
      "So, which one of you guys is going to come in second?" - Larry Bird before the 3 point contest. He won.


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      • #18
        Originally posted by dal9 View Post

        didnt jackson possibly tear his acl?
        The team later clarified that the diagnosis was that he just hyperextended it. He’s listed as week-to-week at this point, so that’s decent news.
        I think KP is a Captain Planet fan. He believes that the collective will of five decent starters can outweigh the power of top-level talent. Too bad Herb won't cut the check for their Planeteer rings.

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        • #19
          Originally posted by adameitas View Post

          Minutes yes, but who will start? Turner is really good at defence rebounds now but it is next to Sabonis, can he the main player in paint with Sabonis out and with very possible small ball starting five (lets say next to Holiday, Craig or new guy?)? I have huge doubts here. What if he turns back to that soft center he was most of his career? who will rebound then? So in general trading Sabonis in return you must get a player that can rebound this makes things even more complicated. In perfect world i would try to trade Sabonis, Lamb, Holiday and Warren for big name SF and a 3 and D 3/4 position player. Brogdon, Duarte, star SF, 3 and D guy and Turner as starting 5 with Lavert as spark from bench.
          Who starts will largely depend on which players are healthy enough to play

          As for your perfect world scenario, I’d agree that targeting a star SF would be ideal, but I am one of the hopeless fans also wishing for a high-profile PG if the price is right. That being said, if whoever the hypothetical dream wing star is comes in and becomes the primary ball handler, I could maybe convince myself to accept Brogdon as an off-ball PG.
          I think KP is a Captain Planet fan. He believes that the collective will of five decent starters can outweigh the power of top-level talent. Too bad Herb won't cut the check for their Planeteer rings.

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          • #20
            Originally posted by MillerTime View Post

            I’ve said this a few times…..Pritchard did a great job not over paying any players. All of our players have tradable contracts.

            but to stay in topic, no we shouldn’t trade Domas. That’s just ridiculous, sorry. He’s earning $18.5 million and averaging (just under) 20 points and 11 rebounds. We’d be stupid to trade him
            But this has been part of the frustration, right? The media always hypes us up as a dark horse trade partner because we have great supporting talent on decent contracts, but instead of pulling the trigger on any moves to upgrade the roster, we stand pat and let our tradable contracts expire.

            I feel like that’s the bit of Portland-KP that carried over and our current owner isn’t ready to let go of the reins to allow for KP’s wheeling-and-dealing “Pritchslap” alter ego.
            I think KP is a Captain Planet fan. He believes that the collective will of five decent starters can outweigh the power of top-level talent. Too bad Herb won't cut the check for their Planeteer rings.

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            • #21
              Originally posted by Motion Offense View Post

              I don’t want him at PF. He can’t guard SF or PF. He’s 6 ft 6 and like 180 pounds. He was getting bodied by Khris Middleton
              That seemed to be his point... That we don't have a great PF option without Domas. Holiday has played his share of PF for us though, and was partially what initially attracted a lot of fans here.

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              • #22
                Originally posted by Ichi View Post

                That seemed to be his point... That we don't have a great PF option without Domas. Holiday has played his share of PF for us though, and was partially what initially attracted a lot of fans here.
                Options are Craig, Warren and Brissett for PF

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                • #23
                  Originally posted by Motion Offense View Post

                  Options are Craig, Warren and Brissett for PF
                  I swear I keep forgetting Brissett is still on this team. Such a 180 from the end of last season.
                  I think KP is a Captain Planet fan. He believes that the collective will of five decent starters can outweigh the power of top-level talent. Too bad Herb won't cut the check for their Planeteer rings.

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                  • #24
                    This is the stupidest thread in the history of this forum.
                    Larry Bird qouted March 25th. 2015:

                    Bird: I wanted to keep our group together because in the summer, if David and Roy opt out, we're back to zero, really. We don't have that much, so you leave your options open. If we did make a trade, I didn't want to take on a lot of contracts -- because that's what usually happens. Plus, I liked my guys. They're playing well. If we keep the core together and Paul comes back healthy, we'll be right back to where we were.

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                    • #25
                      Originally posted by MillerTime View Post

                      I’ve said this a few times…..Pritchard did a great job not over paying any players. All of our players have tradable contracts.

                      but to stay in topic, no we shouldn’t trade Domas. That’s just ridiculous, sorry. He’s earning $18.5 million and averaging (just under) 20 points and 11 rebounds. We’d be stupid to trade him
                      I am afraid later this season it might not be the case what we want or not. Sabonis simply will demand trade. New coach limited his role on offense. I am pretty sure Sabonis isnt happy about this. And so far these changes do not give a positive result - we are worse on offense and we are 4-7. Why all-star level player in his prime should agree with reduced role if that do not give result?

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                      • #26
                        Originally posted by indyman37 View Post

                        Who starts will largely depend on which players are healthy enough to play

                        As for your perfect world scenario, I’d agree that targeting a star SF would be ideal, but I am one of the hopeless fans also wishing for a high-profile PG if the price is right. That being said, if whoever the hypothetical dream wing star is comes in and becomes the primary ball handler, I could maybe convince myself to accept Brogdon as an off-ball PG.
                        well since perfect world is more like a dream i dont expect star SF coming to town anytime soon. Also i agree i dont like idea Brogdon as PG. There is a reason why Bucks didnt try this i guess. But Sabonis trades open another hole at PF so it is simply impossible to solve them both in one trade.

                        i am thinking about Sabonis trade for Grant and Lyles (DET). Salaries are close. Grant isnt that great this year but that team is complete mess atm. I like that player since he can play sf/pf, can defend quite well and can shoot 3pt. Also i still think Lyles is very underrated. Was very surprised that Pop didnt keep him. Anyway he is very cheap and can give some power in PF position. Sure in this case we lack player who would be able to play in paint but i guess it isnt that important in current nba.

                        Next we should try to shop Lamb and Warren for PG. They both are expiring this season so there is a hope someone would want to get them. Both earn like 23 mil. so it is possible to get something. I mean those 2 players are pointless for team anyway. Lamb just do not fit. And we have Duarte now. Warren probably will never stay healthy enough to be a factor and we already have too many injury prone players.

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                        • #27
                          Originally posted by adameitas View Post

                          I am afraid later this season it might not be the case what we want or not. Sabonis simply will demand trade.
                          I guess he could demand a trade but since he is signed until 23/24 his leverage is nil at this point. This team will get better as the season progresses and Domas will be a big part of that.

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                          • #28
                            Originally posted by RWB View Post

                            I guess he could demand a trade but since he is signed until 23/24 his leverage is nil at this point. This team will get better as the season progresses and Domas will be a big part of that.
                            Domas will never (unless real shiiiit show) going to demand a trade...he's not that kind of a person...he will be silent ....will do what he can without any drama....and leave in FA for a better situation....I suppose this is Pacers way.
                            Last edited by Ozys Nepimpis; 11-09-2021, 10:53 AM.

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                            • #29
                              Originally posted by adameitas View Post

                              well since perfect world is more like a dream i dont expect star SF coming to town anytime soon. Also i agree i dont like idea Brogdon as PG. There is a reason why Bucks didnt try this i guess. But Sabonis trades open another hole at PF so it is simply impossible to solve them both in one trade.

                              i am thinking about Sabonis trade for Grant and Lyles (DET). Salaries are close. Grant isnt that great this year but that team is complete mess atm. I like that player since he can play sf/pf, can defend quite well and can shoot 3pt. Also i still think Lyles is very underrated. Was very surprised that Pop didnt keep him. Anyway he is very cheap and can give some power in PF position. Sure in this case we lack player who would be able to play in paint but i guess it isnt that important in current nba.

                              Next we should try to shop Lamb and Warren for PG. They both are expiring this season so there is a hope someone would want to get them. Both earn like 23 mil. so it is possible to get something. I mean those 2 players are pointless for team anyway. Lamb just do not fit. And we have Duarte now. Warren probably will never stay healthy enough to be a factor and we already have too many injury prone players.
                              I dislike the Turbonis fit but I would certainly rather roll with Turbonis than trade for Grant / Lyles. If we move Sabonis we need an all-star or a young player who has the potential to be an all-star back. Grant scored a lot last year on a terrible team and has looked bad this year. He's another 4th / 5th option on a good team. We have like 5 of those already.

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                              • #30
                                Omg can he take LeVert and TJ Warren with him. Imagine a huge deal of - Sabonis, TJ Warren, LeVert for a Jaylen Brown type player (obviously Stevens too smart to take on more 2 point specialists) but someone might be that stupid. Maybe we could get Devonte Graham and that rookie Trey Murphy from the Pels. Imagine Duarte, Graham, Trey Murphy, Brogdon, and MT!!!! Would be lit, shooter’s everywhere .

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