Dupree Trade

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  1. Slippy

    Slippy All-Star Administrator Forum Donor

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    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?
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    Joe Dumars took Kevin McHale for a ride on that trade. Byaaaaaaaah!
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    Slippy All-Star Administrator Forum Donor

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    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:
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    That sounds nice.:nod:
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    himat Bench Warmer

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    Whats the details of the Dupree trade?
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    Hobbs First Round Draft Pick

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    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.
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    Slippy All-Star Administrator Forum Donor

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    was Dupree that bad? he was garnering praise and excitement from board members. Life in the NBA its hard to predict.
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    I remember that. It looked like we were going to cut him and no one could understand why until Minn traded for him.
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    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...
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    Good point. Hopefully, with a more offensive minded center and guard, the Pistons will be a better fit for Flip's system.

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