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#21 Windu

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Posted March 18, 2013 - 04:47 PM

Get a better coaching staff for one, lol.


Yep. Any other move is pointless unless that happens.

Pau Gasol is GONE


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Posted March 18, 2013 - 04:51 PM


Yep. Any other move is pointless unless that happens.


That's an Oxymoron, if by another move you mean a coaching staff move

Edited by Mastas, March 18, 2013 - 04:52 PM.


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Posted March 18, 2013 - 04:55 PM

Honestly the only move I'd like that I can see happening.


Letting go of Ebanks.

Bringing in Martell Webster.

Re-signing Clark.

After that even as constructed our lineup is dangerous.


Nash
Kobe
Clark
Metta
Howard

Blake
Meeks
Webster
Hill
Gasol


That's beautiful.

Pretty much the only moves we'd need to make as I think adding Webster to our lineup fills the void at bench 3 and we could actually have a 10 man lineup with him. And an awesome bench.

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Posted March 18, 2013 - 04:55 PM

I did quote him

Pau Gasol is GONE


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Posted March 18, 2013 - 04:57 PM

Honestly the only move I'd like that I can see happening.


Letting go of Ebanks.

Bringing in Martell Webster.

Re-signing Clark.

After that even as constructed our lineup is dangerous.


Nash
Kobe
Clark
Metta
Howard

Blake
Meeks
Webster
Hill
Gasol


That's beautiful.

Pretty much the only moves we'd need to make as I think adding Webster to our lineup fills the void at bench 3 and we could actually have a 10 man lineup with him. And an awesome bench.


Case in point

Pau Gasol is GONE


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Posted March 18, 2013 - 05:26 PM

1) Resign Dwight 

2) Resign Clark

3) Convince Jamison on "1 more year" 

4) Trade Pau for anthletic SF or some good Role players or even a good PG

5) Trade/amensty MWP and Ebanks for peanuts and a little more

6) Fire MDA

7) Go win 2014 NBA championship

 

sounds about right. 


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Posted March 18, 2013 - 05:54 PM

Get a couple younger players for cheap, such as Chase Budinger and Anthony Morrow. 



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Posted March 19, 2013 - 06:54 AM

I think one of the most important things is to get a starting 3. We need either a defensive specialist OR a 3pt shooting specialist.

 

Metta isn't shooting accurate enough for defenses to really care and many of his shots end up as fast-breaks for the other team, which he isn't fast enough do anything about either. A shooter like Kyle Korver (.460 3pt%) would change the way other teams defend, since he cannot be left open and a better wing defender would be able to take a lot of pressure off Kobe. Clark is adequte as a wing defender against

the big 3s and Kobe can take on the smaller 3s, but we need someone who can take on the small quick guys.

 

The ideal guy would be a guy like Thabo Sefalosha or Nicholas Batum, but that's hardly realistic.

 

Igoudala would be perfect and could potentially be had in a deal involving Meeks and Pau.



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Posted March 19, 2013 - 08:31 AM

I'd say getting rid of Metta and Pau are the main priorities. I'd say MDA too, but I think he's here for at least another year. 

 

I just hope we can get something decent for Pau. Metta... probably amnestied. No one really wants to take on a headcase on the back end of his career with a bloated contract. But, maybe a team would be willing since he will be an expiring. 


Edited by hotpocket, March 19, 2013 - 08:31 AM.


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Posted March 19, 2013 - 11:08 AM

I dont think getting rid of Pau is that important, unless we can resign both Clark and Jamison or perhaps get back a good front-court player.



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Posted March 19, 2013 - 12:25 PM

Danny Granger is a good target. He won't have a lot of value after not playing much this season. If he can come back to form, he's somebody who can help for years to come(turns 30 in April). If not, his contract expires after next season. I think it's a decent gamble to take. He's been injured all season, but he played in nearly every game for the 2 seasons before that.

 

I want the Lakers to get another starting PG. Steve Nash has had decent production with good efficiency, but his lack of defense really hurts the Lakers. I think it's time the Lakers get somebody to defend PGs.


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Posted March 19, 2013 - 01:43 PM

Try to trade Pau
Let Morris, Ebanks and Duhon walk
Resign Clark, but not for to much. He is what he is.
See if Dwight resign
Draft Eric.Green with the 2nd Round pick
As bad as MWP maybe playing, he int that bad. If they choose to cut em with the amnesty, I won't miss him.
Try to sign a 3. I don't know who will be available for nothing since the Lakers are waaaaay over the cap.
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Posted March 19, 2013 - 08:38 PM

Get rid of Metta and Ebanks.

Mike D'Antoni is GARBAGE.


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Posted March 19, 2013 - 10:27 PM

1. Re-sign Dwight

2. Trade Pau + Duhon...either get a athletic 3 who can shoot or a stretch 4..or get into the lottery

3. Let MWP walk along with the dead weight at the end of the bench

 

I'm willing to give MDA a full training camp + season with players he can actually run his system with

 

Unless Phil is willing to bury the hatchet and comeback, of course



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Posted March 20, 2013 - 12:16 AM

If you want the biggest chance in terms of an athletic 3. Martell Webster. He'd come the cheapest too.

I just saw him drop 35 the other day going 7-10 from 3. He won't do it indefinitely but he's going nowhere on the Wizards and this off-season is the perfect time to get him. He'd fit in perfectly here especially on nights Meeks is "cold"

Especially after Ebanks is gone.

Of all the athletic scoring 3s if you're looking for them, Webster probably comes the closest and would cost us the least going into the 2013 season and the 2014 off-season as well.


The reason you don't amnesty Metta is this.

One, Jamison is gone after this year.

Two, after resigning Clark, Clark is our only 3 aside from Metta.

Here's our rotation after Jamison leaves IF we resign Clark

Nash
Kobe
Clark
Metta
Dwight

Blake
Meeks
Hill
Gasol



If you amnesty Metta who is the starting PF? Jordan Hill? Alright well then who is the 3 and the 4 off our bench? Don't know?


Amnesty Metta and we'll need to get two new players, not to mention one that will take initiative when Kobe's shot isn't falling and "can" be dependable.


Metta is the veteran you keep.

Add Webster to the lineup and Metta won't have to play 3 again lol

Here's your lineup

Nash
Kobe
Clark
Metta
Dwight

Blake
Meeks
Webster
Hill
Gasol


There, you're 10 players deep. 2 at each position without needing to replace anyone but Jamison who is already replaced at the 3 by Webster and at the S by Hill and Metta.


So there you go.

Would rather pay 1.5 mill to sign Webster than Amnesty artest and need to get two players and one dependable enough to carry initiative when Kobe is off.

Know any player out there like that which we can afford with 1.5 or nmayve 3.5 million in the 2013 off-season?

Exactly. Keep Metta, Get Webster, become 10 players deep, Metta stays in the post primarily because on the nights Clark is off the ball won't need to go to Metta's hands for stretching, it will go to Websters. Simple as that.

Edited by Majesty, March 20, 2013 - 12:26 AM.

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Posted March 20, 2013 - 01:02 AM

Trade Pau for Barea and Derrick Williams.  

 

I would say hire Phil Jackson, but sadly I think that boat has sailed.



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Posted March 20, 2013 - 04:51 AM

1) Resign Dwight 

2) Resign Clark

3) Convince Jamison on "1 more year" 

4) Trade Pau for anthletic SF or some good Role players or even a good PG

5) Trade/amensty MWP and Ebanks for peanuts and a little more

6) Fire MDA

7) Go win 2014 NBA championship

 

sounds about right. 

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Posted March 20, 2013 - 06:43 AM

get rid of Pau


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Posted March 20, 2013 - 06:50 AM

if i'm not mistaken, gasol and metta are expiring next year along with Kobe right?



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Posted March 20, 2013 - 06:54 AM

if i'm not mistaken, gasol and metta are expiring next year along with Kobe right?

Yep and Blake too. All 3 could potentially be traded.






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