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[Ryan Bernardoni] Kings could be setting up to take Ryan Anderson

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by jayfree, Jul 18, 2018.

  1. J.R.

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    Runs the same as Anderson's?

    2018-19: $18,089,887
    2019-20: $19,269,662 (Player Option)

    Good luck getting back an expiring contract for Anderson.
     
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    i just don't feel comfortable being undersized at 4 out 5 positions though. basic running three 6'5" guys in tucker/harden/bazemore and then paul at 6'0" and capela at 6'10" both giving up height basically every night
     
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    I would think WORST case scenario, we land Kosta and Shump ....maybe w/ Hood on top.
     
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    Hood > Porter > Batum

    That’s in ability to get injured and miss large blocks of games, not in basketball ability.

    We need durable guys, not cupcakes.
     
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    Eh, I wouldn't say any of those guys are undersized for their positions. Weight(strength) and wingspan are by far the important parts when it comes to assessing size and success defending their positions in the NBA, long necks and foreheads don't really matter that much, hell I'd put vertical of more importance before raw height.

    Harden is 225 with a 7ft wingspan, which is by no means undersized for a SF.

    Capela is now listed at 240 with a 7'4.5 wingspan, Tucker is 245 with a 7ft wingspan, Ennis is 210 with a 6'11.5 wingspan, Bazemore is 200 with a 7ft wingspan.

    Paul listed at 175 with a 6'4 wingspan, and I call BS on Paul being 175 (maybe when he was a rookie). Paul is one of the best defenders at PG and a lot of it has to do with his strength, dudes probably closer to 190 now.
     
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    problem is against KD (7'4" wingspan), lebron (7'1" wingspan and crazy hops), giannis (7'4" wingspan + crazy hops), etc -- our wings still stand undersized. and capela still regularly gets abused in the paint by bulkier centers, ie. adams.

    so with an already old roster that's low on athleticism, i just don't want to watch us have to work harder every night to compensate for height/reach as well
     
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    Those players are a problem for every team and every player. There is no answer for them.
     
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    So those this mean no trade for Anderson ? Or do they still have space.
     
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    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    It means Sac can’t absorb Ryan’s entire contract. They can still send a player back to help with that though. Kufos might be that guy.
     
  11. J.R.

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    It was never going to happen but they had $20.5M, spent about half of that today on Yogi Ferrell & Nemanja Bjelica.

    They'd have to send salary back to Houston.
     
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    Regularly?

    is it 2016?

    I don't remember this AT ALL last year.
     
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    Does this cut into their 20.5 M cap space?
     
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    Howard abused him last year but that was about it (Edit* now remembering Whiteside also killed him, but still 2 isn't bad), Clint has been handling himself well against the majority of big centers.
     
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    Yes.

    ~$3.1M on Yogi
    ~$6.8M on Nemanja

    Give or take $10.5M remaining...
     
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    Just spent a few minutes browsing Kings message board. Their fans:

    1. Want capela badly
    2. Think Garrett Temple was a great locker room guy
    3. Dont mention Ryno much and when they do they expect 2 first rounders and a second
     
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    Abuse isn't correct, but Adams still gives him problems with his size. He can't defend against him effectively. Luckily, Adams isn't a scorer. Clint has a tough time, scoring against him too. Big guys apart from DJ cause problems for him.
     
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    Interesting.
     
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    Well, to be fair it doesn't really matter anymore since the Kings now have absolutely zero need for Anderson with the Bjelica signing. They already had an insane glut in their frontcourt, and now they just signed an Anderson replica to a multi-year deal.

    Anderson to the Kings looks deader than dead.

    Take a look at their frontcourt.

    Bagley / Bjelica / Labissiere
    Cauley-Stein / Randolph / Giles / Koufos

    Absolutely no room. Bagley and Bjelica aren't going anywhere so it's not like there's a way it could be shuffled to work through a 3 team trade either anymore. Time to scratch the Kings off the list as a destination.
     
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    Nook, I usually agree with almost everything you post, but I think Harden's game is actually built to be very effective into his mid-30s plus some. First, physically he's solid. I'm amazed by the shots he takes, the ankle twists he shakes off, and in general his durability. Knock on wood, but he's the Land Rover Defender of the NBA. Second, while he's a good athlete, he doesn't rely on elite quickness, speed or jumping ability. He's an old school ball player and that style should translate well as he ages. Finally, with CP3, Gordon, Capela, Melo, etc. he's got some help. He won't have to carry the load he did early in his Rockets career. I also think he loves the game and will continue to put in the work that will make him exceptional long-term. Just my take.
     

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