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Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by VoR, Dec 24, 2023.

  1. VoR

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    Suns: $186 million salary 15 wins
    Lakers: $166 million salary 16 wins
    Golden State: $208 million salary 15 wins
    Bulls: $166 million salary 13 wins
    Rockets: $150 million salary 15 wins
    Thunder $146 million salary 18 wins
    TWolves $162 million salary 22 wins
    Magic $130 million salary 17 wins

    Rockets are up there in the salary to wins efficiency tracker. TWolves Thunder and Magic are looking great, however. Thunder salary is closer to $120 million when you take out Porter, Garuba and TyTy. Rockets are $140 million minus John Wall and Jeremiah Robinson Earl--$130 million when you factor out Oladipo.

    Speaking of Oladipo, how y'all feel about an Oladipo/Green for Caruso/Levine trade? Could work for both teams, but I don't think Levine would be an improvement over Green based on the salary. If we can find a way to package Oladipo for Caruso with a second round pick, I'm absolutely up for it. Caruso gives us a great defensive minded SG to be the perfect 6th man to rotate with Jalen.
     
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    Your trade proposal is preposterous, but this is what fans do. Bulls want more than junk for Lavine and/or Caruso.
     
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    Depends? As the Rockets do have the 1st round picks/swaps from the Nets to sweeten the pot.

    Rockets have more than enough assets to make something work if they were motivated to do so.

    But I am really intrigued with Jalen Greens continued development under Ime, as he is finally under a proper coach who will not get giddy like a schoolgirl with Green’d athleticism.
     
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    Chicago fans are feeling the same way about LaVine that some fans on this board feel about Green. Adding a second rounder to Oladipo should get Caruso. Caruso has his limitations. A lot of you fans really suffer from grass is greener syndrome. Not much difference between LaVine and Green other than salary.
     
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    the bulls are not giving away someone as valuable as Caruso for literally nothing, that's completely insane
     
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    Don't want lavine or his contract.
     
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    Caruso isn't as valuable as you think he is and Oladipo is more valuable than you understand he is.
     
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    agreed, but this board loves spending other people's money.
     
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    Is this some funny troll i don't understand? Caruso is worth easily one 1st rounder if not more, Oladipo is worth nothing (negative actually)
     
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    Man, Caruso is a scrub. He's a good 6th man. That's all he's good for.
     
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    lol ok, weird take but w/e
     
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    A good 6th man is not given away for the package you proposed unless that team is cheap as **** and desperately attempting to shave off salary with no takers.

    Come on now lol.
     
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    Bulls fans aren’t making the trade, the team is.

    I don’t like Zach Lavine anymore than you do, but saying there’s no difference between him and Jalen Green is just silly. JG doesn’t have 1/3 of his ability. What they do have in common is neither one plays winning basketball on a regular basis.
     
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    Green is the same player without a huge contract and just a few years of development behind.
     
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    If Oladipo was healthy, I would be starting him over Jalen Green.
     
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    A good 6th man can be got for Oladipo and a 2nd rounder. Oladipo can be a starter that can make a difference for a team in the playoff stretch. Personally, I'd rather have Oladipo than Caruso if Oladipo doesn't have a bad attitude when he is ready to play.
     
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    This board is full of clowns. I am ready to just stop even coming here. Jesus.
     
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    Really like Caruso, another dawg that can shoot 3. Image Sengun with 4 good defenders that can shoot 37% from 3. That is a top 6 team in the west.
    Also we will soon have 3 max players.
     
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    Xerobull You son of a b!tch! I'm in!

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    Win % is more telling.
     
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    thinly-disguised random-trade-idea thread
     

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