We are in the midst of a much more active trading season than the one that lead into the 2014 trade deadline last February. From Rajon Rondo to J.R. Smith to Corey Brewer to Timofey Mozgov to whatever we’re calling the Josh Smith saga, this has been a feverishly active lead-up to mid-February, with no real signs of slowdown on the horizon.
Blessed is any news so we thank DeMar DeRozan and Tim Leiweke, who both took different steps to get the headlines on this weeks’ Rapcast, which sees Andrew, Will and myself usher in the final week of August.
They say the team that got the best player in the deal won the trade. It’s simplistic but often true. So if you want to feel good about this one, that’s all you need to know. When I first heard O’Neal got traded for Marion, I was happy. Then I heard Marcus Banks was coming… Read more »
ESPN is reporting that Jermaine O’Neal and Jamario Moon have been traded to the Miami Heat for Shawn Marion and Marcus Banks. Marion’s $17.1M contract ends at the end of the year and Marcus Banks’ contract ends at the end of the 2010-11 season. He stands to make approximately $4.5M. Good deal? Only if we… Read more »
Iverson to Detroit for Billups and McDyess. I just don’t see what it adds for Denver except maybe instead of getting knocked out of the first round as the 8th seed they’ll get knocked out of the first round as the 6th seed. The impact on Detroit is two-fold. It improves their scoring and in… Read more »