So now the money has been spent...

Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by Latinoking90, Jul 1, 2009.

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How do you like Joe Dumar's decision?

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  2. I'm Okay With It, Looking Forward To Next Season.

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  3. Meh....whatever. Go Pistons!

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  4. I Hate It, Fire Joe Dumars NOW!

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  1. Latinoking90

    Latinoking90 Bench Warmer

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    How do you feel? Now that it's been all said and done. Chauncey Billups (or should I say his contract) was traded for Charlie V and Ben Gordon.

    Are you hating it? Liking it? Let's see how a poll does.
  2. MJO77

    MJO77 First Round Draft Pick

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    I think its ok. If we can trade Rip for Kaman or Chandler, I'd be super happy.
  3. mikhail1973

    mikhail1973 All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion

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    I think it was fine. Not sure there was much more that Joe could've done. Pistons definitely got younger and more exciting. If a Rip trade could bring in a big, they'd be in a pretty good position to make some playoff noise.
  4. jammertime

    jammertime Starter 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    I'd have to give it an Incomplete at this point. We have a bit more $ to spend and a possible trade or two in the near future.

    I'm going to wait to reserve judgment until I can see the final results.
  5. detteam

    detteam All-Star

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    Now the question is: what center can be had for the remaining 4 years of Rip's contract?
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    NTC First Round Draft Pick

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    I'm ok with it, I like the Gordon signing, but I would've rather seen Joe go after David Lee rather than a 'scoring first' forward such as Villanueva. I do like Villanueva however, which is why I'm ok with it, but I think David Lee fills more of a need.
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    Still have roughly $4m, I read a small piece about Dumars possibly making a run at Bostons restricted Glenn Davis who only made about $775K this year. Boston would be put in a pinch.

    Usually Joe waits to see who's left (vets) floating around to spend the last of his money. I don't think he'll have enough to keep Dyess the way it stands.
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    The Only thing that I can imagine is Kaman or Camby, I'm sure Donny Walsh would love to send Eddy Curry our way.
  9. mikhail1973

    mikhail1973 All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion

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    I wonder if Joe could bring in Laimbeer in to work on Eddy Curry (Oh that's right, Private Pyle, don't make any f'n effort to get to the top of the f'n obstacle. If God would have wanted you up there he would have miracled your ass up there by now, wouldn't he?)
  10. TWOTIMESRALPHI

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    do the Pistons have a small chance to get Gortat? Or do they have the cap to take Chandler's contract in a trade for RIP or Tay?
  11. Pwn Toney

    Pwn Toney All-Star Forum Donor

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    I really wish they would have spent that money on Turk rather than setting us up with the Mighty Mouse Backcourt.
  12. Latinoking90

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    With Turk getting offers of 50 million to 60 million, there's no chance.
  13. Smoooth

    Smoooth First Round Draft Pick

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    Looking forward for next season already, new faces, new coach and can't wait to see Austin Daye in action.
  14. Pwn Toney

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    Not now....we just wasted 58 million on another undersized guard to come off the bench. I really hope this works because we are going to have one of the smallest backcourts in the league now.
  15. mikhail1973

    mikhail1973 All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion

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    Pistons:
    PG Stuckey 6-5 205 lbs
    SG Gordon 6-3 200 lbs

    Cavs:
    PG Williams 6-1 190 lbs
    SG West 6-3 180 lbs

    Celts:
    PG Rondo 6-1 171 lbs
    SG Allen 6-5 205 lbs

    Magic:
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    SG Pietrus 6-6 215 lbs

    Spurs:
    PG Parker 6-2 180 lbs
    SG Ginobili 6-6 205 lbs

    Lakers:
    PG Fisher 6-1 210 lbs
    SG Bryant 6-6 205 lbs

    Heat:
    PG Chalmers 6-1 190 lbs
    SG Wade 6-4 216 lbs

    Hornets:
    PG Paul 6-0 175 lbs
    SG Butler 6-7 205 lbs

    So, it doesn't look like Pistons' back court are midgets comparatively to lots of other teams.
  16. Dumars4Ever

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    As of now, isn't it the same as last year, in terms of height? Gordon and Bynum are short, but so is AI. Rip, Stuckey, and AA are all 6'5" or taller.
  17. Darth Tater

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    Well, I guess Capp Spayce wasn't all he was cracked up to be. We did need the changes so I think Branew Rosta will make things more interesting.
  18. Dumars4Ever

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    I didn't realize that Gordon was listed at 6'3"...is that measured in Amir inches? :sssh: I thought he was more like 6'1".
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    Stuckey @6'5 will playing a lot more 2 ball next season also...

    I'm not very concerned with our backcourt being inferior due to size.
    We'll be average in size with solid skills..

    Nor do I buy the Gordon off the bench for very long if at all.
    Sounds like a pro-active PR statement to keep the seas calm..
  20. Krowe

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    Rip is going to be traded soon. He doesn't want to come off of the bench, and Ben signed with the Pistons to start.

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