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Remaining Free Agents

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by Shooter1583, Sep 10, 2002.

  1. Shooter1583

    Shooter1583 Member

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    http://www.nba.com/analysis/freeagents_020909.html

    NBA.com gave its list of the ten best remaining free agents. And since there is nothing to do until training camp starts, I figure it'd be interesting to guess where each guy will go. Here are my choices:

    1. Rashard Lewis- signs with Dallas
    2. Bonzi Wells- resigns with Portland
    3. Michael Olowokandi- signs 1 yr deal to stay in LA
    4. Michael Redd- signs with Houston
    5. Rasho Nesterovich- resigns with Minnesota
    6. Popeye Jones- signs with Seattle
    7. Bryon Russell- signs with Washington in a sign-and-trade deal
    8. Rod Strickland- signs with Cleveland
    9. Eddie House- resigns with Miami
    10. Eduardo Najera- resigns with Dallas
     
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    hmmmmm.good list. what make syou think redd will come here? i know he torched us but will we go after him? and lewis, that guru guy oilerphere, said we have the best shot at him.

    I hope your thread gets replies until we can see who goes where. the i will give you your props.

    i repeat good list.:cool:
     
  3. Shooter1583

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    I dunno, but I have a hunch Redd will sign here. As it is, he won't get many minutes playing behind Ray Allen anyway. We really need a backup shooting guard, and I don't know if Rudy's convinced that Oscar Torres is the answer. For Redd, I would think the situation here is better as well: the Rockets have a stud at point guard and a potential stud at center. They also have tons of low post scorers (Taylor, Griffin, Thomas, Ming) who can draw double teams and let Redd do what he does best- fire away from three.

    Again, this is just a hunch, but I figure, what does Milwaukee have that Houston doesnt? We saw how "good a team" they were last year when they failed to make the playoffs, and I'm not sure that getting rid of Glenn Robinson is the answer. But, who knows, he'll probably prove me wrong by re-signing with the Bucks.
     
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    saleem Contributing Member

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    Good list,but Najera has already resigned with the Mavs.
     
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    Redd would be a good pickup for the Rockets, but (while Cuttino is no Ray Allen) do you think Redd wants to sign for backup money and minutes?
     
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    low post scorers? I wish.

    Redd would be good to have...he'll be back up anywhere he goes at this point. Can he slide over to the '3'? Defend anyone? Play some point? I only saw him gun last year(...and I do love lefty gunner 2s!)...
     
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    Milwaukee will likely match any offer for Michael Redd (unless some team wants to pay him more than the Bucks can; about $4.5 mil, I think?)

    But your thinking is correct: for some reason, we always go after players that have burned us.
     
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    I don't think Najera has signed with the Mavs yet.
     
  9. Bookit

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    Najera has been offered a contract but has not signed as of yet.
     
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    I am starting to believe Lewis could be coming. I mean, what the hell is going on? Training camp opens in three weeks! I haven't heard anything new from Seattle in several days. I can't imagine him resigning with the Sonics after this...there's going to be a lot of bad blood there. I like our chances. :)

    As far as Redd, can't figure out why the Bucks would let him go unless he's asking for a ridiculous amount of money...but I'd take him.
     
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    Thanks for correcting me.You are right Bookit, Najera has not signed as yet.
     

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