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Trade Capela?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by RocketsFan11, Jun 25, 2018.

  1. RocketsFan11

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    First of all I love Clint & think he’s going to be a fine player, but in our current situation I was thinking about a trade scenario to capitalize on the current window of opportunity with Harden & Paul.

    Also, I’m not a salary cap guru, so don’t know what the financial details would be, but the players are the important part here (always seems to be a way to make the #s work).

    So the deal is a sign & trade with Capela along with Ryan Anderson (and whatever fillers) to the Clippers for DeAndre Jordan and other non-guaranteed salary for this year (to make the #s work).

    Clippers would do it to lock up a young up and coming big man long term (and move a disgruntled one).

    Jordan has repeatedly expressed his desire to play for the Rockets and I think he’d take a discount to play here at this point in his career. And I don’t think we lose much at the position other than he’s a little older (but in line with Harden & Paul).

    Then if you can convince LBJ or PG13 to come you have a package centered around Gordon & picks to try and make that happen.

    Paul
    Harden
    LBJ/PG13
    Tucker
    Jordan

    I’m sure I’ll get blasted, but just a thought.
     
  2. Deuce

    Deuce Context & Nuance
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    Turn on trade override in NBA 2K and have at it.

    Meanwhile, the Rockets will see what they can get with their taxpayer MLE to improve the team.
     
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    If we are trading CC it would before Lebron.

    Ryno plus CC
     
  4. FLASH21

    FLASH21 Suck My Kiss
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    Can we trade this to the "random trade idea" thread?
     
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    DeAndre Jordan is not going to tip the scales for us against the Warriors or a LeBron/PG Laker team. If you're thinking that Jerry West would do us a solid by taking on Ryno to get Capela, I hope he's generous enough to send us Beverley and Lou Williams in addition to DeAndre.
     
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    I don't think we will, but the fact that DeAndre still didn't opt in makes me think he might be waiting for a potential call by Chris.
     
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    I hope this plays out as a sequel to the last time Chris Paul put DeAndre on lock down and hilarity ensued.
     
  8. Os Trigonum

    Os Trigonum It. Deserves. Its. Own. Thread.
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    Is it October yet? Wake me up in October
     
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  9. Hemingway

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    I think Capela has to go to Cavs for us to get Lebron. It is our only asset worth the Cavs time. Capella, Gordan, 2 future 1st if Lebron wants Houston. Cavs could trade Gordan for a pick. We may have to sign Capella first to make the numbers work and I don't know if that works under the CBA.
     
  10. adeelionaire

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    Add a poll so I can vote No
     
  11. ThatBoyNick

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    Not for DJ, that won’t be a meaningful savings anyways. Any 2nd year bigs worthy of trading him for?
     
  12. KingCheetah

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    Bad idea.
     
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  13. chenjy9

    chenjy9 Numbers Don't Lie
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    I hate offseason time on GARM... just so much stupid everywhere.
     
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    I’d take DJ over Capela any day.

    Even though DJ may not be able to run the court as fast as Capela could, I think it could easily be adjusted.
     
  15. YOLO

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    he did run away from dallas after he committed to them pretty fast though
     
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    chenjy9 Numbers Don't Lie
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    Why?
     
  17. LUK3

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    Stronger center, more experienced, already experienced with CP3. More consistent as well.
     
  18. chenjy9

    chenjy9 Numbers Don't Lie
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    In the same breath, Capela is younger so we can keep our core longer and is infinitely more experienced with Harden. He is also a harder worker and way smarter player.
     
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    If DAJ opts out and you can pick him up for the MLE, it is a viable strategy.

    Can you get Butler or Capela?

    DAJ + Butler > Capela
     
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  20. izeroi

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    Trade ryno for lbj and capela for curry.

    get it done morey.
     
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