1. The Pistons picked up the 8th pick in the coming draft. Discuss the draft here
  2. PF.com is also on Facebook. Follow/Like us Here.

Dupree Trade

Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by Slippy, Jul 21, 2006.

  1. Slippy

    Slippy All-Star Administrator Forum Donor

    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2005
    Messages:
    4,523
    Likes Received:
    1,013
    Location:
    Oakland, CA
    I have a question about the Dupree trade. What was that all about? It looks good from the Detroit side. You loan a guy to Minny. They hardly use him. You get him back plus a pick.

    If you are minny, why give up a pick for someone who doesn't play? Did they need depth? Anyone understand the point of that trade?
     
  2. roscoe36

    roscoe36 All-Star Administrator

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2005
    Messages:
    22,103
    Likes Received:
    3,840
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    the margins
    Joe Dumars took Kevin McHale for a ride on that trade. Byaaaaaaaah!
     
  3. Slippy

    Slippy All-Star Administrator Forum Donor

    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2005
    Messages:
    4,523
    Likes Received:
    1,013
    Location:
    Oakland, CA
    First we're picking for Orlando! Then we're going to pick for Detroit! Then we're going to pick for Minny! BYAAAAHHHH!


    ---where is my howard dean pic?:confused:
     
  4. himat

    himat Bench Warmer

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2005
    Messages:
    3,759
    Likes Received:
    2
    That sounds nice.:nod:
     
  5. himat

    himat Bench Warmer

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2005
    Messages:
    3,759
    Likes Received:
    2
    Whats the details of the Dupree trade?
     
  6. Hobbs

    Hobbs First Round Draft Pick

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2006
    Messages:
    205
    Likes Received:
    0
    Dupree to minnesota for a future second round pick.

    Dupree looked like he was on the verge of being a pretty solid player, so Minny took a gamble. Oops. Plus, they were probably thinking their second round picks would be pretty worthless instead of the near first rounders they might be now.
     
  7. Slippy

    Slippy All-Star Administrator Forum Donor

    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2005
    Messages:
    4,523
    Likes Received:
    1,013
    Location:
    Oakland, CA
    was Dupree that bad? he was garnering praise and excitement from board members. Life in the NBA its hard to predict.
     
  8. max

    max All-Star

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2005
    Messages:
    7,636
    Likes Received:
    677
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    my bunker in the Carribbean
    I remember that. It looked like we were going to cut him and no one could understand why until Minn traded for him.
     
  9. TWOTIMESRALPHI

    TWOTIMESRALPHI Team Captain 4x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2005
    Messages:
    2,066
    Likes Received:
    201
    Location:
    Vienna
    he obviously fitted better into Brown's system them into the one in Minnesota- there are many guys out there who can be solid if playing in the right system... let's hope Saunders will find the right one for our current roster...
     
  10. linwood

    linwood All-Star 1x Fantasy Champion

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2005
    Messages:
    4,614
    Likes Received:
    1,766
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Seattle, WA
    Good point. Hopefully, with a more offensive minded center and guard, the Pistons will be a better fit for Flip's system.
     

Share This Page