2009 or 2010 Free Agency?

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Which of the following Players should the Detroit Pistons target in 2010 Free Agency

  1. Chris Bosh

    22 vote(s)
    61.1%
  2. Joe Johnson

    3 vote(s)
    8.3%
  3. Steve Nash

    1 vote(s)
    2.8%
  4. Dirk Nowitzki

    2 vote(s)
    5.6%
  5. Marcus Camby

    1 vote(s)
    2.8%
  6. Amare Stoudemire

    7 vote(s)
    19.4%
  1. Stuckey#15

    Stuckey#15 First Round Draft Pick

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    With the likes of the following players in the 2009 draft, two of which are from Detroit should the Pistons let them go and search for new talent.

    2009 Free Agency - Kobe Bryant*, Carlos Boozer, Shawn Marion, Ron Artest, Lamar Odom, Hedo Turkoglu*, Mehmet Okur*, Andre Miller, Mike Bibby, Jason Kidd, Allen Iverson, Rasheed Wallace, Kyle Korver*, Anderson Varejao*, Drew Gooden, Stephon Marbury, Grant Hill, Brandon Bass, Joe Smith, Wally Szczerbiak, Zaza Pachulia and Anthony Parker. Jermaine O'Neal could join the group if he walks away from $23 million next season.

    Or should we wait until 2010 where our talent pool is slightly higher although the chances of being out-bid are even higher. Furthermore players such as LeBron and Wade are likely to go for a NY, LA, Chicago etc. or return home so we can rule those two out in my opinion.

    With that in mind here is the best from the 2010 Free Agency

    2010 Free Agency - LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Joe Johnson, Steve Nash, Dirk Nowitzki, Manu Ginobili, Tyson Chandler, Rudy Gay, Mike Miller, Michael Redd, Ray Allen, Jermaine O'Neal, Peja Stojakovic, Shaq and Marcus Camby.

    Thoughts?




    Source - NBA.com: The Daily Dose: '09 free agents may be better than '10 class
     
  2. CarlosGallan

    CarlosGallan First Round Draft Pick

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    Bosh and Joe Jhonson are perfect for the team with previous adittion of a center by trade or free sign to join Bosh and Amir in 2010.
     
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    Amare can opt out on 2010 too. I'll take Amare, thank-you.
     
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    pass99 All-Star Forum Donor

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    Can't vote because you don't have my player.
     
  5. Stuckey#15

    Stuckey#15 First Round Draft Pick

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    Who you after? Amare? :)
     
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    Okur for the right price, but if we insist on spending the max, Bosh is a no brainer.
     
  7. Stuckey#15

    Stuckey#15 First Round Draft Pick

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    With Boozer almost a certainty to leave I think it's unlikely the Jazz will let both it's big men go, although if Okur was an option i'd love to see him back at Detroit :P
     
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    Yes, Amare.
     
  9. Stuckey#15

    Stuckey#15 First Round Draft Pick

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    Is it possible to add another option to the poll now? Because I didn't know Amare was up for bid, had I, I would've put him up there. =I
     
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    There are so many things (good or bad) that could happen between now and the summer of 2010, how can one possibly thing 1 1/2 years ahead? Plus, Joe D is not one to put all his eggs in one basket.
     
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    Hard for Joe to collect eggs when most players want to bring home the bacon.
     
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    Smoooth First Round Draft Pick

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    Chris Bosh no doubt, I've watched him since a rook, can't be more proud of how he made it to where he is right now.
     
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    It's not their choice, if he wants out, he can go.
     
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    It's late but I added Amare.
     
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    Nash. He'll be a hell of a combo guard when he gets older.
     
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    What about Joe Johnson? He's available right after Rip expires.

    Wouldn't be a bad wingman for Stuck. A driver and an sniper.
     
  17. Stuckey#15

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    Thanks for that. Know that I know Amare is a possibility I'd definately prefer him over Bosh on the basis he would've enjoyed more success and playoff experience by this time and I think he has a better all-round game. Him with an experienced Prince and a mature Stuckey, just imagine this line-up, Stuckey, Afflalo, Prince, Amare, Amir. Have fun stopping that in 2011 :nerner:
     
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    Probably Bosh or Amare.

    However, I worry slightly about their defense next to AJ. Neither are strong man-to-man defenders, and I think AJ needs that next to him to thrive.

    I'd probably lean toward Bosh simply because he seems like more a team-first kind of guy. Amare's a little too worried about touches and being "the man".

    It will be interesting to see if Joe D shows patience this offseason. Will he risk a mediocre season next year for a shot at one of the big guns in 2010? I'm not sure.
     
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    That would probably be the top defensive team in the league, assuming Stuckey and Amir progress as planned.
     
  20. Stuckey#15

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    In a sense these are the two main things i'm worried about, Pistons becoming a 'I' team or Joe D making sure this team never hits the bottom or get's close and makes a pre-mature decision. At first i thought waiting until 2010 was a bad move, except this will give our players more time to develop and also enable us to get a better range of players. Even if there is a bit more competition we will likely have the money, the organisation and the tools to pick up a great player.

    Yeh, I definately agree, the only problem with this line-up is a lot of our stocks will be put into the starting line-up, so if Joe D envisions something simialar to this he should start picking up a few free-agent bench players or in small trades which seem insignifcant at the moment although turn into very smart moves. With that sort of starting line-up and a strong bench we'll be back to winning championships. (not to say we're not great already) :P
     

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