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Summer Target...Kevin Martin

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  1. dozero

    dozero First Round Draft Pick

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    I'm going over OKC situation thinking, how are they in a better position financially for next year? They traded Harden because they didn't want to pay 13mil and got a guy that's playing WELL IN HIS CONTRACT YEAR and is currently making 12mil. Next year, Ibaka's contract kicks into overdrive and I don't think OKC can afford the 3 and Martin. Even if Martin was willing to accept around 9mil they'd be over. Right?

    So, do we sign Calderon and pull a sign and trade with them for Stuckey just so they can cut bait to avoid the 8.5mil? Or maybe even straight up? Then you have Stuckey available as trade for a SF.

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  2. roscoe36

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    Martin is putting up his worst per 36 numbers since his second season.

    The trend is heading down. Not sure he's anyone's answer at the 2 considering he usually misses several games a season.
     
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    The Panda Garbage Post All Star Forum Donor

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    Kevin Martin is playing well, but certainly not $10m well. He is bench firing power at best for me. I would much rather pick up JR Smith for an MLE and actually get some value for my money.

    If you want a sweet 3pt scorer, you want Reddick, Kyle Korver (FA) or someone like that.

    They traded Harden because they didn't want a $60 million contract on the books when Perkins was making $10 a year and Ibaka got resigned. Harden wasn't worth the luxury tax that would come with his contract. Kevin Martin is a rental cover. They are not in luxury now ,and if they will be next year they just won't resign him. Easy.

    Also, name 3 decent SF's who we could get for Stuckey & flotsam. Tayshaun is off the table.
     
  4. PistonsPoland

    PistonsPoland First Round Draft Pick

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    Yeah, I like Kevin Martin. He is my second pick for SG position after Mayo.
     
  5. BallDon'tLie

    BallDon'tLie All-Star 3x Fantasy Champion

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    Take a look at Kevin Martin's final days in Houston and you might think twice.
    If I remember correctly, he was a total malcontent and was benched by Kevin McHale for a laundry list of reasons.
     
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    To be fair, I'm pretty sure that McHale had a "no dribbling the ball when the coach is talking" policy. It's really, really hard to respect that kind of nonsense.
     
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    dba All-Star Moderator 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    I was going to reply - Since when is getting benched by Kevin McHale a bad thing?
     
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    Yep, Martin does not fit into our future plans. Pass.
     
  9. blueadams

    blueadams Banned - Sent to NBDL

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    I'd rather add Iggy, who can D
     
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    Iggy doesn't help our spacing problems
     
  11. Mogilny

    Mogilny All-Star Forum Donor

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    Martin-Calderon is probably the worst defensive pairing in the NBA since Stuckey-Gordon.
     
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