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    Default Trade deadline 2013

    thought this might be a good spot to dump all the various trade speculation. I suspect it will be a very active couple of days. So I will start it off.

    Legion Sports ‏@MySportsLegion

    I'm told the Toronto Raptors are highly interested in Eric Maynor.

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    I'd love Maynor. Haven't seen him get much burn in the NBA but I remember him being a good distributor in college

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    Maynor would be a great find talent-wise if we could get him....Of course, it's OKC, so I feel like we won't be able to offer them anything they want, unless they'll take 2nd rd picks....or Quincy Acy???

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    Quote white men can't jump wrote: View Post
    Maynor would be a great find talent-wise if we could get him....Of course, it's OKC, so I feel like we won't be able to offer them anything they want, unless they'll take 2nd rd picks....or Quincy Acy???
    Perkins and Maynor for Bargnani works.

    Not sure if I would be happy or not about that though.

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    Quote planetmars wrote: View Post
    Perkins and Maynor for Bargnani works.

    Not sure if I would be happy or not about that though.
    OKC is not trading for Bargnani. I assume this is a joke or you hit your head.

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    OKC is not trading for Bargnani. I assume this is a joke or you hit your head.
    Perkins has been a huge dud for OKC. He was needed for Duncan, but Bargnani could do just as well in my opinion. Howard may not even be in the playoffs so I doubt it matters for OKC.

    Ibaka/Durant and Westbrook can make up for Bargnani's rebounding.. and I actually think Bargnani would be more dangerous against the Heat than Perkins would.

    The trade machine says OKC wins that trade.

    I personally hate Perkins but I see him as a better fit than Bargnani.

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    Quote planetmars wrote: View Post
    Perkins and Maynor for Bargnani works.

    Not sure if I would be happy or not about that though.
    Bargnani and Fields for Durant works, too, but then Eric Maynor is what the Raptors really want.

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    Quote thead wrote: View Post
    thought this might be a good spot to dump all the various trade speculation. I suspect it will be a very active couple of days. So I will start it off.
    I looked into this Twitter feed as it is not one that I was readily familiar with. Reading back on their posts for the past week there is no tweet that matches the one you listed.

    I did a search on twitter for something along these lines and there are 3-4 other accounts that have sourced the above as a RT, without an official retweet. There is nothing that directly ties the Legion Sports twitter feed, and the Raptors with an interest in Maynor.

    Personally, I would enjoy seeing Maynor as our back-up PG, but have yet to read from a reliable source that the Raptors are pursuing a deal for him.

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    Quote Shantz wrote: View Post
    I looked into this Twitter feed as it is not one that I was readily familiar with. Reading back on their posts for the past week there is no tweet that matches the one you listed.

    I did a search on twitter for something along these lines and there are 3-4 other accounts that have sourced the above as a RT, without an official retweet. There is nothing that directly ties the Legion Sports twitter feed, and the Raptors with an interest in Maynor.

    Personally, I would enjoy seeing Maynor as our back-up PG, but have yet to read from a reliable source that the Raptors are pursuing a deal for him.
    Yeah, there's going to be lots of grabage written and tweeted over the next few days...sportswriters trying to kick up dirt, hoping it'll uncover something real...Most of it is just assumption...like, "TO needs a PG, here are available PGs, therefore TO must be interested in some of them..."

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    I read a Tweet on ESPN today that said/assumed the Raps could be interested in Ridnour (Minnesota) or Telfair (Phoenix) as backup PG.

    Minnesota is desperate for wing help and have a glut of PG, but the salary doesn't easily match up (and no, Kleiza is not a legit option).

    Phoenix apparently wants to dump Telfair so that Kendall Marshall can get more playing time behind Dragic. A straight-up Haddadi for Telfair trade works in the ESPN Trade Machine (both are expiring). That could be a simple trade to provide another backup PG option for this season, without committing to any player/contract beyond this season.

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    https://twitter.com/MySportsLegion look at 2 hours in

    not sure I like the suggestion that I pulled this out of my ass.

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    Legion Sports ‏@MySportsLegion

    Oklahoma City is shopping young point guard Eric Maynor. I expect 29 GM's to dial OKC up, Maynor can play.
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    I can not find the follow up tweet suggesting the raptors were interested. But it was in my feed. It might have been deleted
    Last edited by thead; Tue Feb 19th, 2013 at 01:49 PM.

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    Ken Berger ‏@KBergCBS

    One deal on the table for the Bucks is Luc Mbah a Moute and a first-round pick to Orlando for J.J. Redick, sources say.
    Orlando could do much better for him. But at least we know Mil will indeed be active...ERSAN please

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    Trade deadline hurts my brain. So many conflicting reports out there all the time. Something either needs to happen or it just needs to be Thursday.

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    How about Elton Brand?

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    Quote TheGloveinRapsUniform wrote: View Post
    How about Elton Brand?
    He's only making $2.1 million (on an expiring deal). If Dallas wants to move him, they'd need more to match Bargnani's salary.
    "I don't lie. I willfully participate in a campaign of misinformation." - Fox Mulder

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    Quote Nilanka wrote: View Post
    He's only making $2.1 million (on an expiring deal). If Dallas wants to move him, they'd need more to match Bargnani's salary.
    Elton Brand was picked up off Amnesty and can't be traded this year

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    Quote TheGloveinRapsUniform wrote: View Post
    How about Elton Brand?
    I believe that as he was acquired off of amnesty waivers that Brand cannot be traded until the offseason. I think the official date that he could be move is July 1, 2013, but until then he is a member of the Dallas Mavericks.

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    Quote Shantz wrote: View Post
    I believe that as he was acquired off of amnesty waivers that Brand cannot be traded until the offseason. I think the official date that he could be move is July 1, 2013, but until then he is a member of the Dallas Mavericks.
    WHat about signing him in the offseason? The guy can still play, and would come very cheap.

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    Quote TheGloveinRapsUniform wrote: View Post
    WHat about signing him in the offseason? The guy can still play, and would come very cheap.
    With his contract expiring this summer he will be a free agent. This would mean that I was incorrect earlier saying that he couldn't be traded until July 1; rather, Dallas will not be able to move him at all.

    As a free agent the Raptors could, in theory, sign Elton Brand to a contract as long as both sides agreed. I think he will get a raise over what he was making this year and am not convinced that the Raptors would be interested in him. But it is at least a possibility.

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    Bargs need to go, 1) the game against the Wizards, he purposely threw the ball with 2 minutes left, reminds me VC before his trade to the Nets, not interested, just dying to be traded. 2) Tonight's game against the Grizzlies, shows absolutely no interest whatsoever. If he's not traded, I would be darned.

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