Pistons and free agents

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  1. Ernie the Slow Adult

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    Can someone edit the title of this thread to include a :pound:? It deserves it.

    Pistons and free agents :pound:
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    Really, this thread may be over. We now need a thread called "Pistons and Trade options" This is their only choice now to make a signifigant change in the roster. My feeling is that Joe may make one deal for a starter, but will most likely play the hand he's been dealt.

    Let's start the season and see where the chips fall.
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    True!!! :pound:
  4. Ernie the Slow Adult

    Ernie the Slow Adult All-Star Forum Donor

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    If we'd like to start a thread without a :pound: in the title we should do something like How Many Years Will Tay Resign For?

    I'm not holding my breath for any moves. I guess I am being patient.

    Was trading Billups for cap space the wisest move if FA's don't want to come to DET?
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    That we know about. He tried to make a play for Haywood and he tried to trade for Chandler.

    I wonder if he may be a little restricted with the ownership drama - cannot take too much extra salary back.
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    we probably will hear about it more after mrs davidson has sold this team?
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    In general business practice, as soon as bossman has said that he doesn't want to run it no more, the followings will be happened :
    1. General employees on floor get panic and look everywhere for nothing which could help them.
    2. Up stair officials usually have more informations there some of them go to prepare their resume while others are sketching themselves bigger picture which means that no one cares what's existing no more for it could be subjected to change.
    3. Daily expense are held to minium and payroll is frozen.
    4. The upstream partner hesitate to supply while down stream partner go to other resources all because of uncertainty.
    So, what are we as fans to expect better from the Pistons right now.
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    Thought that the injuries really messed the Pistons scheme hard. Had injuries not occurred Rip and Tay could had been traded last dead line.
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    This thread has been dormant for six days as there been no activity in Joe's office since he re-signed [STRIKE]old[/STRIKE] Big Ben. We heard some inklings about Will Bynum still in negotiation, but with different teams signing players everyday it appears that Joe really believes that without the injuries, we would have been the 3rd or 4th seed in the post season this past spring. :sssh:

    Unfortunately I have live out here in the media capital of the world where every Laker move is documented and every Clipper move is ignored.

    Speaking of the champs....they had a thin bench, but were still able to win it all....with that being said they still were able to rid themselves of two-time ring bearers Adam Morrison, DJ Mbenga, Jordan Farmer and Josh Powell and pick up a probable more potent bench in Steve Blake, Matt Barnes and Theo Ratliff and also re-signed Fisher. Once they finish signing their two draft picks and leave aside a few bucks for Shannon Brown they will about $92 mill in contracts for the year..(who cares about luxury taxes in Hollywood) In comparison, Joe has signed Ben Wallace for a team that finished 28 games under .500. :yellowprison:
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    Theo Ratliff is hardly the answer anymore to any team's questions.

    But Barnes is a proven bench player, and he'll add more toughness. Steve Blake is an average pro, at best.

    The Lakers are a top team which, if healthy, figures to skate through the west - unless OKC can take a big step up suddenly.
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    Wait, so it sounds like you are criticizing Joe for...

    A) not having 4 scrubs with expiring contracts
    B) not luring a bunch of 30+ role players
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    C) not having an owner that wants to spend nearly twice the salary cap
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    thats why we pray here every day - a new owner with deep pockets.
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    Unless you're New York with Zeke as a GM.
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