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espn article: Chris Paul / Kyrie Irving swap

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by mkahanek, Jan 24, 2016.

  1. mkahanek

    mkahanek Member
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    interesting idea. Does it move the needle for either team. Being that clips are ahead of us would we want a trade like this.
     
  2. juicystream

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    It would make the Cavs better, while increasing the Clippers window. I don't think the Clippers would make it unless Griffin was unhappy with Paul.
     
  3. mkahanek

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    i dont have insider so i could not read the article. was it just a pure what if or was there any rumblings?
     
  4. J.R.

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    Maybe after the Clippers lose in the first/second round again. ;)
    And LeBron would bring his bestie town.

     
  5. Air Langhi

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    Kyrie irving is not a winning player. He has so many skills, but once he has the ball it just becomes a dribbling exhibition with no one getting the ball.
     
  6. ISOBall

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    I would feel so bad for Kyrie. Can't picture him on any other team. He should retire w/ wine and gold
     
  7. DreamRun95

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    Terrible idea for the Clippers. Alot of their players can't create their own shot. Kyrie avgs only 5-6 assists compared to Paul with 9-10 assists per game. Get ready to see Deandre being unhappy soon.
     
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    Doc would do something stupid like this.
     
  9. DreamRun95

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    Haha should totally do the trade. Then say " We have a no return policy, this isn't Dallas."
     
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    The league should veto this trade if it was ever made because it's so one-sided.
     
  11. Ekiu

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    Cp3 would make the Cavs unstoppable especially if they then somehow get Howard for Love...

    CP3/LBJ/Howard would destroy everyone
     
  12. ghettocheeze

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    I can only imagine the whining Paul and LeBron will bring to ever game.
     
  13. count_dough-ku

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    That would be a disaster for the Clippers. I don't see Doc doing that. Especially with the team playing well.
     
  14. Jayzers_100

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    Too one-sided in favor of the Cavs. Paul is the purest point guard in the game.
     
  15. DaDakota

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    If you are the Clippers you do this deal.

    DD
     
  16. jlwee

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    Doc will start Austin Rivers and Irving will rot on the bench together with Lance Stephenson and Josh Smith...ooppps the idiot already traded Smith for peanuts.
     
  17. plutoblue11

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    It seems like a fair trade.

    The Clippers get younger, but Irving isn't the floor general Paul is. Though, he is a gamebreaker and unstoppable scorer when he gets hot.
     
  18. Phreak3

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    I like this trade for the Clippers to extend their window. Are they going to get past the Spurs/GSW? No... not this year, not next year. So why not bid your time and wait for their windows to close, and then go for it.
     
  19. heypartner

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    You've got to get more for Paul than that.

    More interesting trade is would you trade Love for Wiggins ;)
     
  20. DaDakota

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    CP3 dominates the ball, and as a result his teams are limited in the playoffs, he is not an NBA championship lead player.

    Trading him and building around Blake Griffin and replacing CP3 with Kyrie would be a great trade for the Clips and the Cavs.

    DD
     

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