2nd bold: No idea what your point is in regard to the conversation.
3rd bold: I didn't dismiss anybody. You missed the point the point? I was responding to what I quoted from a post, which had been CAPITALIZED BOLDED TO ME: ...."FRANCHISE PLAYERS DONT GET TRADED, THEY GET DRAFTED, THAT'S WHY YOU CALL THEM FRANCHISE PLAYERS."
As forceful the attempt was to make that point, my examples weren't about dismissing players, but pointing out that MANY, if not MOST of what people would call "franchise players", do in fact get traded,,,,,,,,, or in today's world, leave via free agency instead, and many of them win championships,, but NOT with the team that "tanked" to draft them. Cliches may be fun to throw around to sound smart, but perhaps one should evaluate their validity when inventing ones