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  1. Laimbrane

    Laimbrane All-Star Forum Donor

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    Monroe (s&t $14 million/year), Bynum, and Jennings for Rondo, Gerald Wallace, Chris Johnson (sign-and-trade), and Nets' 2016 first.

    Detroit: Rondo/Johnson/Singler/Smith/Drummond

    Boston: Jennings/Bradley/Green/Bass/Monroe

    Boston immediately hugely upgrades their center position and goes a little sideways with Rondo for Jennings, while dumping Gerald Wallace's contract. Bradley and Green are competent enough of defenders to complement Jennings' sub-par defense, and the Celtics can add two lottery picks this year to that group.

    Detroit gets trades a terrible shooter for one that's almost as bad but less likely to actually shoot. They pair Rondo with Smith, hopefully increasing the happiness (and effort level) of both. They get a better defender with Rondo, a 3-and-d player in Johnson, and a pick in exchange for taking on the (nearly) useless Gerald Wallace and giving up a franchise center.

    I think this trade works for both teams. Thoughts?
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    I CAN'T WAIT to see that 30 on 30 show. Seems we first heard about it ages ago. Do you think somehow we'll be able to buy it to keep?
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    Walter if you ever see it to buy can you let me know?
    Thanks
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    Will do, certainly.
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    Of course I haven't even seen it yet and am talking about buying it, but I KNOW I 'm going to want it.......
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    There's a good article about Sheed the coach on Bad Boy's com. With good pictures.
    Also in this weeks Sports Illustrated is a good read on DeAndre Jordan (poor Brandon, of course that is mentioned). He speaks very highly of Chauncey, says he was a huge influence on his game and maturity.
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    As a former Knick, I expected Jackson to end up there. This is good for Detroit, it means we still have a chance to bring in Zeke or Laimbeer. If we're going to be bad, we may as well be entertaining.
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    Funny as both Kobe and Magic made a big stink in yesterdays LA Times criticizing Buss Jr for letting Phil get away. Six titles in Chicago and five in LA, but these two and some other die hards around here believe the Lakers "own" the rights to Jackson...well maybe Jeannie Buss does:caked:.. Somebody probably had to remind Kobe that Jackson's NBA roots were with the Knicks before Kobe was born...
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    I didn't realize that Isiah was considering hiring Laimbeer to coach the Knicks. He must be a good leader if another top dog on the Bad Boys would consider handing him the reins.

    I always suspected that Joe felt threatened by the idea and maybe felt like his desk was messed up a little from their playing days.
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    My favorite line from that story:

    "Whoever takes over for Joe D will have a miserable task on their hands."
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    This is a good time waster.
    The Portland Trail Blazers' #FirstTweet is a major bummer | Ball Don't Lie - Yahoo Sports

    What I found really funny is that the article starts with this:
    And then actually only goes through 29 teams, leaving out, yes you guessed it, Detroit Pistons.

    FWIW, this was the first ever tweet from Pistons:
    Detroit Pistonsâś” @DetroitPistons Follow
    This is the new Official Twitter of the Detroit Pistons. Follow for: scores, stats, videos, events, tickets and other interweb goodies
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    This is going to be a long summer...
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