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#3301 Paris

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Posted January 11, 2013 - 03:00 PM

@RealDeal, Exactly.


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Posted January 11, 2013 - 03:18 PM

ill take rudy gay on offense,overall offense that is, thats for sure. paul george would be better for this starting lineup with his 3point shooting/D,,,but ill take rudy gay to lead my team or a unit in scoring, over george. george needs to improve his playmaking and shot creating off the dribble,,george needs a playmaker to get him the ball ,for an open 3,or to get a defender running at him to drive by. gay on the other hand, is an iso, ball at the top of the key, main playmaker,type of player.

Kobe and Randle led Lakers lead the team to a 32-50 record. the Lakers select Myles Turner with the 5th pick.


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Posted January 11, 2013 - 03:27 PM

Paul George >>>>> Rudy Gay

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Posted January 11, 2013 - 03:28 PM

Rudy Gay is about as far from playmaking as Carmelo Anthony is. What makes you think he's a playmker? Yeah, he's an ISO scorer...and that's it. Most definitely not a reliable primary option, either...can't even average 20 a night.

I'll take the more complete player in George, who can average nearly just as many points in only his third year in the league, making FAR less money.

Gay isn't even a Monta Ellis scoring the basketball, and to be honest, if I was looking for a reliable second option (we're actually looking for a third option), I would take Ellis before Rudy.

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Posted January 11, 2013 - 03:53 PM

Paul George all the way. 10x the player on both ends. My fav SG behind Kobe. Reminds me of a Young Tracy Mcgrady :cry: (lesser handles and passing of course)

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Posted January 11, 2013 - 03:53 PM

im sorry by playmaking i meant in general. george cant make plays for himself off the dribble yet. he needs a playmaker to get him the ball where he has an advantage, like i said. and gay is having an off year shooting the ball(shooting 41% avg 18ppg)(so far off from 20) and every other year since his rookie year, hes avg at least 19ppg, and 20ppg twice. hes a perennial 20ppg scorer(albeit right at 20ppg).

george or gay, ill admit its very close. the question is,what does your team need. does it need a scorer to lead a unit or team in scoring - (Gay,he creates his own shot) OR do you want a 3point shooter/defender/floor runner/guy to play off of a playmaker on O - george

Edited by GMTradePau4aBench, January 11, 2013 - 03:54 PM.

Kobe and Randle led Lakers lead the team to a 32-50 record. the Lakers select Myles Turner with the 5th pick.


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Posted January 11, 2013 - 03:54 PM

Paul George all the way. 10x the player on both ends. My fav SG behind Kobe. Reminds me of a Young Tracy Mcgrady :cry: (lesser handles and passing of course)


FOR SURE rudy gay is more of a tmac type than george. gay is an iso player, like tmac,,,george is not an iso player.
cmon son

Edited by GMTradePau4aBench, January 11, 2013 - 04:00 PM.

Kobe and Randle led Lakers lead the team to a 32-50 record. the Lakers select Myles Turner with the 5th pick.


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Posted January 11, 2013 - 04:15 PM

Paul George is going no where. If Danny Granger was healthy, Indiana would be trying to trade him. So lets be realistic.

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Posted January 11, 2013 - 04:27 PM

im sorry by playmaking i meant in general. george cant make plays for himself off the dribble yet. he needs a playmaker to get him the ball where he has an advantage, like i said. and gay is having an off year shooting the ball(shooting 41% avg 18ppg)(so far off from 20) and every other year since his rookie year, hes avg at least 19ppg, and 20ppg twice. hes a perennial 20ppg scorer(albeit right at 20ppg).

george or gay, ill admit its very close. the question is,what does your team need. does it need a scorer to lead a unit or team in scoring - (Gay,he creates his own shot) OR do you want a 3point shooter/defender/floor runner/guy to play off of a playmaker on O - george


Did you see the game last night?!?! or any game of Paul George this year?!?!

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Posted January 11, 2013 - 04:30 PM

FOR SURE rudy gay is more of a tmac type than george. gay is an iso player, like tmac,,,george is not an iso player.
cmon son


No! Not even close! George can def create his own shot and can iso. Have u even been watching the pacers games?

Plus he is better than Danny even if he wasn't injured at all.

Edited by BleedPurple&Gold, January 11, 2013 - 04:56 PM.

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Posted January 11, 2013 - 05:07 PM

Team executives involved in exploratory trade talks report that the Knicks (Amar'e Stoudemire), Lakers (Pau Gasol), Raptors (Bargnani) and Celtics (Paul Pierce) are open to discussing their high-profile names. In every case but one, the early indications are that none could be moved without a bad contract going back in return. (In Stoudemire's case, his health and the $45 million left on his contract after this season almost certainly will prevent any deal from happening.) The lone exception, executives say, may be Pierce, whose ruthless scoring prowess and championship experience come with another attractive feature: only $4 million of his $15.3 million salary is guaranteed next season. With the Celtics playing better since Avery Bradley returned from injury, president Danny Ainge once again finds himself trying to determine whether the remnants of the 2007-08 championship team have enough to make one more run. Some rival executives believe the Celtics recently waived Jarvis Varnado and Kris Joseph to create roster flexibility for a potential trade. If Ainge decides to stand pat, a deal involving Pierce -- which would mark the true end of the Big Three era -- could be re-examined around the draft or during free agency.


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Posted January 11, 2013 - 07:02 PM

for the lakers Gay still better option for right now
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Posted January 11, 2013 - 07:42 PM

for the lakers Gay still better option for right now


Not really. This season is over. Next season Pau will have tremendous value as a huge expiring contract to the lakers and any potential trade partners.

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Posted January 11, 2013 - 07:55 PM

Paul George is going no where. If Danny Granger was healthy, Indiana would be trying to trade him. So lets be realistic.

Haha, well, the Pacers have been trying to trade Granger for two years now, and George was pushed into the starting role near the end of his rookie season (for about 20 games) because the Pacers were so high on him. Started all of last season, and he's now their best player this year.

Has nothing to do with Granger's injury.

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Posted January 11, 2013 - 08:47 PM

We need someone to be depended upon night in night out other than Kobe. Dwight isn't healthy, Nash never shoots, pau is in lala land, and artest is happy to shoot and make nothing

Need someone who can be there every night, hit shots, get to the rim. That way once Dwight is healthy we have 3 guys who are there every night.

Paul George is probably better than gay but he's not available.
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Posted January 11, 2013 - 08:49 PM

Not really. This season is over. Next season Pau will have tremendous value as a huge expiring contract to the lakers and any potential trade partners.


its not over yet cant say that; injury bug can hit any team at any time
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Posted January 11, 2013 - 08:55 PM

its not over yet cant say that; injury bug can hit any team at any time


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Posted January 11, 2013 - 09:32 PM

The Lakers don't have the assets along with Pau's expiring contract to get something valuable for it anymore. Maybe it was possible before the Lakers traded for Nash, but now they don't have the draft picks. And, the instance where somebody whats to get rid of a young valuable player for an expiring contracts and other valuable assets is rare anyway.

I've never been a believer in going that route, which is why Pau should've been traded last season. This team has needed help in other areas for a long time. Those areas have just been more exposed this season.

Edited by Japago, January 11, 2013 - 09:32 PM.

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Posted January 11, 2013 - 09:34 PM

I wonder if wherever Pau is right now he's just laughing at all of this just like Dwight was on the bench.

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Posted January 11, 2013 - 09:41 PM

Seeing Mitch there reminded me of final game last year





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