Damian Lillard to the Lakers? (Lillard Rumors, p. 1)
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:05 pm    Post subject:

So would we have enough money for KL next summer if we traded for Lillard ? Nevermind, just seen the first page
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:16 pm    Post subject:

Lillard is top 12 or so to me. But....I'll stick with keeping KL in 19' with Bron and the young guys.....
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:16 pm    Post subject:

even Oregon agrees this would be a good move: https://www.oregonlive.com/blazers/index.ssf/2018/07/trail_blazers_damian_lillard_should_ask_-_demand_-.html

works in the trade machine: http://www.espn.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=y7uan8qb

would likely have to throw in hart or pick to make it work
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:18 pm    Post subject:

I don't see why PDX would trade Lillard. Nice to dream, though.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:28 pm    Post subject:

matrixskillz wrote:
even Oregon agrees this would be a good move: https://www.oregonlive.com/blazers/index.ssf/2018/07/trail_blazers_damian_lillard_should_ask_-_demand_-.html

works in the trade machine: http://www.espn.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=y7uan8qb

would likely have to throw in hart or pick to make it work



The title clearly says "reasons why Dame should want a trade" not the Blazers. I think Dame is one of those guys with the mentality that he wants to go at the league with his own team and wouldn't want to form a superteam
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:29 pm    Post subject:

You can only trade for him after you sign Kawhi anyways By that time, we will have a better idea on how Lonzo/BI look.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:30 pm    Post subject:

ShowtimeDynasty_24/7 wrote:
matrixskillz wrote:
even Oregon agrees this would be a good move: https://www.oregonlive.com/blazers/index.ssf/2018/07/trail_blazers_damian_lillard_should_ask_-_demand_-.html

works in the trade machine: http://www.espn.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=y7uan8qb

would likely have to throw in hart or pick to make it work



The title clearly says "reasons why Dame should want a trade" not the Blazers. I think Dame is one of those guys with the mentality that he wants to go at the league with his own team and wouldn't want to form a superteam


Last reason on the article: Blazer would get Lance Stephenson
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:31 pm    Post subject:

matrixskillz wrote:
even Oregon agrees this would be a good move: https://www.oregonlive.com/blazers/index.ssf/2018/07/trail_blazers_damian_lillard_should_ask_-_demand_-.html

works in the trade machine: http://www.espn.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=y7uan8qb

would likely have to throw in hart or pick to make it work



That trade has an obvious flaw.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:00 pm    Post subject:

Nobody has EVER explained why the Blazers would want to trade Lillard at this point (or even Anthony Davis for that matter!). These dudes are first team All-NBA players who have 3 full seasons left on their contract. Sure they could demand a lot in return but it's not like Portland would avoid paying the tax if they got rid of him, and they would surely just be a worse basketball team.

That's not to say that these guys couldn't be traded closer to the end of their contracts, but it's clearly like the people that start these rumors are excused from actually using their brains.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:23 pm    Post subject:

Lillard Time takes on new meaning for Portland Trail Blazers with reported Lakers trade interest
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:34 pm    Post subject:

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That would explain the Rondo signing, the old man wont be able to embarrass Lillard in the playoffs again.

lol...yes pass on LIllard, let's all go with Rondo. What are you saying, you would rather not get LIllard? That's insane.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:42 pm    Post subject:

lol vlf, here we go again. what a thing to say.
lillard would make us nearly unstoppable.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:54 pm    Post subject:

I would like Dame next to LeBron. But I don't want to give up Ball + BI to get him.

As of now, packages for BI should be reserved for guys such as Giannis, AD or Kawhi.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:58 pm    Post subject:

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:25 pm    Post subject:

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Replying to @Dame_Lillard

Blazers for life my guy 🔥


Lillard just retweeted this.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:32 pm    Post subject:

https://twitter.com/stephenasmith/status/1015058708769005570
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:43 pm    Post subject:

32 wrote:
https://twitter.com/stephenasmith/status/1015058708769005570


Stephen A has been back on his bull ish this week
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:50 pm    Post subject:

Stephen A. is a joke. I took that Damien tweet as he's happy either way, whatever happens. Don't know why everyone took it like he wanted out or something
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:56 pm    Post subject:

Damien isnt disgruntle and wants out plus the price for him is pretty steep. Rather trade or wait on kawhi tbh
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:05 pm    Post subject:

Would much rather have Kawhi. Much better player who really moves the needle in terms of winning a championship. Dame is nice but hes a liability defensively and were not winning a ring with him as the #2. Dame as a #3 however.....
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:20 pm    Post subject:

Johnny Cage wrote:
Would much rather have Kawhi. Much better player who really moves the needle in terms of winning a championship. Dame is nice but hes a liability defensively and were not winning a ring with him as the #2. Dame as a #3 however.....


With Kuz #4
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:30 pm    Post subject:

sogood. wrote:
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Replying to @Dame_Lillard

Blazers for life my guy 🔥


Lillard just retweeted this.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:36 pm    Post subject:

Kemba Walker next target? Will only take one of Lonzo or BI to fit our cap with KL. We might be able to dump Deng in the trade too.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:37 pm    Post subject:

Bard207 wrote:
matrixskillz wrote:
even Oregon agrees this would be a good move: https://www.oregonlive.com/blazers/index.ssf/2018/07/trail_blazers_damian_lillard_should_ask_-_demand_-.html

works in the trade machine: http://www.espn.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=y7uan8qb

would likely have to throw in hart or pick to make it work



That trade has an obvious flaw.


Sorry to burst yall bubble. But lance cant be traded until december i believe
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:47 pm    Post subject:

Deny + picks
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