To Tank, or not To TanK

Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by KGREG, Dec 11, 2009.

  1. mercury

    mercury Bench Warmer

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    Good one Ta. lol

    A side note.. this years 2nd rounder could have significant value... even if we don't win the lotto the 2nd pick goes by actual record....
    By not having a rookie cap hold this could be a very good thing in a year that most teams are leveraging for FAs... I could easily see a trade for a 1st rounder.

    The other option worth looking into is trading down... might get a a rising young big.
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    I hear ya, if we can trade down and pick up a really good player and as a result nab us a pick in the teens for a guy like Ed Davis, I'm all for it. I think this draft is kinda funny, the top 5/6 are good to go after that.....well.......it's looks kinda iffy.
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    The key here is having players to trade who are still proven winners. Like when Boston traded their 5th pick to the then Sonics for Ray Allen.

    With our guys its one of those things where they are being seen as distractions more than assets so that has to change in order for any decent deals to be made.
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    Now This....is a tank.............

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  7. TWOTIMESRALPHI

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    Pistons should do the same thing; get good ol' Tremaine Fawkes, Sammy Meijia, Will Blalock, Rickey Paulding, Andres Glyniadakis, Mateen Cleaves, Ronald Dupree and, of course, Rodney White back here and give them some burn!!!
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    If the Charlotte tank lives up to its siege tower status and they land Davis, I wonder if that'll make Biyombo expendeble?
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    Nope. They will pair them and have a block eisteddfod.
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  10. BallDon'tLie

    BallDon'tLie All-Star 3x Fantasy Champion

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    To clarify Ralphie, tanking is when you intentionally try to LOSE games.

    With the likes of Sammy, Glynny, "Quick Hands" White and the amazing 3-point shooting of Will Blalock; How are you planning to improve your draft position???
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    Yep. I would add Pepe Sanchez to that group. Talk to the camera guys. Get the angles right. Bring in George Irvine to coach.

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