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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:51 am    Post subject:

Interesting. How much more cap room would we need to get PG13 and Lebron on this team, without jettisoning Randle? Not that I think Lebron and this team are a perfect fit, but just wondering.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:04 am    Post subject:

after seeing PG13 vs gsw I’m confident that a PG-13 and LBJ team along with kuzma, ball and ingram (hopefully randle too) can beat them.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:16 pm    Post subject:

Screw Lebron and his petty passive aggressive ass. If he can create this much drama in Cleveland just wait until he has the #2 media market as his puppet. Wouldn't be surprised if he got Luke fired for Tyronn Lue.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:22 pm    Post subject:

Even if PG13 joins him here, why would Lebron at age 33-34 come to a team like the Lakers where he'll have to wait for the rest of the team to grow up enough to give him enough help to actually win a championship? Role players are extremely important. Shaq and Kobe didn't win jack squat until we stacked their supporting cast with salty vets like Horry, Fox, Harper, Shaw and A.C. Green.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:22 pm    Post subject:

I don't know if Lebron comes here but I'm finally convinced Cleveland's losing him for the second time.

Wade bailing out (or being dumped) was the final nail in the coffin.

Just crazy to lose a generational player twice.

I feel bad for JC and LNJ. Luke can tell them stories about what it's like in post-Lebron Cleveland.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:27 pm    Post subject:

LeBron wants to play with PG and Lonzo/Ingram/Kuz/Randle/Hart
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LeBron wants to play with Love and nets pick/hood/g hill/nance?
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:31 pm    Post subject:

TooMuchMajicBuss wrote:
Interesting. How much more cap room would we need to get PG13 and Lebron on this team, without jettisoning Randle? Not that I think Lebron and this team are a perfect fit, but just wondering.


Either (a) Randle takes the qualifying offer; (b) George opts in as part of a trade to us; (c) one or both of George/Lebron take less than the max; or (d) we trade Deng without getting any salary back.

I think if Randle is worth it to us, we could package Deng to a team like Indiana with some draft picks now that we have the Cleveland pick. Honestly, I'd rather give up Cleveland's 2018 1st rounder and our 2020 1st rounder than lose Randle, and it may not even take that... could be one 1st round pick plus some 2nd round picks.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:32 pm    Post subject:

Jesusdelonla wrote:
LeBron wants to play with PG and Lonzo/Ingram/Kuz/Randle/Hart
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LeBron wants to play with Love and nets pick/hood/g hill/nance?



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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:33 pm    Post subject:

Jesusdelonla wrote:
LeBron wants to play with PG and Lonzo/Ingram/Kuz/Randle/Hart
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LeBron wants to play with Love and nets pick/hood/g hill/nance?


or... he wants to play with Harden and Paul in Houston?

or... he wants to play with Kawhi and Pop in SA ?
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:33 pm    Post subject:

LakerSanity wrote:
TooMuchMajicBuss wrote:
Interesting. How much more cap room would we need to get PG13 and Lebron on this team, without jettisoning Randle? Not that I think Lebron and this team are a perfect fit, but just wondering.


Either (a) Randle takes the qualifying offer; (b) George opts in as part of a trade to us; (c) one or both of George/Lebron take less than the max; or (d) we trade Deng without getting any salary back.

I think if Randle is worth it to us, we could package Deng to a team like Indiana with some draft picks now that we have the Cleveland pick. Honestly, I'd rather give up Cleveland's 2018 1st rounder and our 2020 1st rounder than lose Randle, and it may not even take that... could be one 1st round pick plus some 2nd round picks.


agree LS. trade deng, cavs pick and 2nd rounder or even 1st rounder if that means we keep Randle
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:39 pm    Post subject:

LakerSanity wrote:
TooMuchMajicBuss wrote:
Interesting. How much more cap room would we need to get PG13 and Lebron on this team, without jettisoning Randle? Not that I think Lebron and this team are a perfect fit, but just wondering.


Either (a) Randle takes the qualifying offer; (b) George opts in as part of a trade to us; (c) one or both of George/Lebron take less than the max; or (d) we trade Deng without getting any salary back.

I think if Randle is worth it to us, we could package Deng to a team like Indiana with some draft picks now that we have the Cleveland pick. Honestly, I'd rather give up Cleveland's 2018 1st rounder and our 2020 1st rounder than lose Randle, and it may not even take that... could be one 1st round pick plus some 2nd round picks.

Dallas has let everyone know they'll absorb bad contracts in exchange for draft pick(s) - Indy too. That was the first thought that crossed my mind when I learned we had acquired the Cavs pick. Cavs are still going to make the playoffs, so that'll probably be a early to mid-20's pick - so, I'd rather hold on to our 2019 pick. Would Dallas take that Cav's pick and a 2nd (or 2) to take Deng
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:41 pm    Post subject:

LakerSanity wrote:
TooMuchMajicBuss wrote:
Interesting. How much more cap room would we need to get PG13 and Lebron on this team, without jettisoning Randle? Not that I think Lebron and this team are a perfect fit, but just wondering.


Either (a) Randle takes the qualifying offer; (b) George opts in as part of a trade to us; (c) one or both of George/Lebron take less than the max; or (d) we trade Deng without getting any salary back.

I think if Randle is worth it to us, we could package Deng to a team like Indiana with some draft picks now that we have the Cleveland pick. Honestly, I'd rather give up Cleveland's 2018 1st rounder and our 2020 1st rounder than lose Randle, and it may not even take that... could be one 1st round pick plus some 2nd round picks.


The thing I'm not sure about is if some team makes Randall a huge offer a minute after the free agency deadline starts, does that erase the cap hold member and make whatever his contract offer is count against cap?
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:45 pm    Post subject:

Just do whatever it takes to keep randle, and bring bron and pg13. Gotta keep that youth rolling past bron’s inevitable decline.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:49 pm    Post subject:

Lets assume we somehow manage to get Lebron and George. Whats our starting line up?
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:50 pm    Post subject:

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:50 pm    Post subject:

Randle Bron Ingram PG13 Ball
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:53 pm    Post subject:

calistrtballr wrote:
Randle Bron Ingram PG13 Ball


Randle is gonna hold the paint down? Because we know Lebron wont do it
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:56 pm    Post subject:

Nash Vegas wrote:
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2755406-jordan-clarkson-lebron-james-should-pick-lonzo-ball-no-1-in-nba-all-star-draft

Jordan Clarkson says LeBron should pick Lonzo Ball No. 1 for All-Star Game



I think JC was being passive aggressive with that stuff. He was salty because Zo is the future and he knew he was good as gone. Some of the nonsense answers, JC, gave to reporters this year made me suspect he is a douche.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:58 pm    Post subject:

calistrtballr wrote:
Randle Bron Ingram PG13 Ball

This. Fastest team in the league.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:07 pm    Post subject:

Randle held his own against any center not named embiid this year
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:08 pm    Post subject:

That team would beast all day, and still got kuz hart off the bench
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:26 pm    Post subject:

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Randle held his own against any center not named embiid this year

What would that team do if they had to play Philly for the championship? Could we get away with double teaming him most of the time?
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:37 pm    Post subject:

For the ones that say LBJ isn't coming, where is he going and how?
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:40 pm    Post subject:

activeverb wrote:
LakerSanity wrote:
TooMuchMajicBuss wrote:
Interesting. How much more cap room would we need to get PG13 and Lebron on this team, without jettisoning Randle? Not that I think Lebron and this team are a perfect fit, but just wondering.


Either (a) Randle takes the qualifying offer; (b) George opts in as part of a trade to us; (c) one or both of George/Lebron take less than the max; or (d) we trade Deng without getting any salary back.

I think if Randle is worth it to us, we could package Deng to a team like Indiana with some draft picks now that we have the Cleveland pick. Honestly, I'd rather give up Cleveland's 2018 1st rounder and our 2020 1st rounder than lose Randle, and it may not even take that... could be one 1st round pick plus some 2nd round picks.


The thing I'm not sure about is if some team makes Randall a huge offer a minute after the free agency deadline starts, does that erase the cap hold member and make whatever his contract offer is count against cap?


No, but you still only have three days to match the offer after he signs the offer sheet. The thing is though, if the Lakers are working with him, they could just tell him they will match to give them more time to get whatever they need done. Depends on the relationship they have with Randle.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:43 pm    Post subject:

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Lets assume we somehow manage to get Lebron and George. Whats our starting line up?



Ball
PG-13
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BI
BRON

Kuz and Hart with Cav's pick 6th to 8th men.
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