LaMarcus Aldridge Available???

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  1. dozero

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    Source: Aldridge's rep meets with Olshey to talk trade scenarios | CSN Northwest

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    I'd do it for the consistent, facing the basket, 15 footer. It opens the lanes a bit more for penetration, give and go, pick and roll. Gives us an All Start 4. Gives us a 2 year lease (gonna pay around that amount to keep Monroe anyway and that would be a longer contract). Puts us higher in the playoff mix (IMO).
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    I'm probably overly influenced by my keen desire to see big men play with their back to the hoop, but I'd rather have Monroe.
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    I like the idea of starting 5 power forwards. Until I see it done, I refuse to believe it can't work.
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    I would trade Monroe for Aldridge although they still have J Smith lurking.


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    I'd take Aldridge over Monroe.
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    Run LMA at the centre.
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    Isn't that where Drummond plays?


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    LMA would start, Drummond off the bench
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    I wouldn't give up Drummond, Monroe, or Smith for Aldridge. I would take him for CV or Sticky, no questions asked.
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    A 4-big rotation of LMA, Smith, Moose and Drummond would be pretty sweet.
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    Would need another PF to complete the starting lineup.
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    If the play Smith at the 2 long enough he shouldn't complain about playing the 3 when they go small.

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    Hold on. Trade Monroe for LMA and run a starting line up of
    BK
    KCP
    Smith
    LMA
    Drummond.
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    With that rotation, we could bring back Mark Price, Reggie Miller, and Dan Majerle and win a championship.

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