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post 121 - OJ Mayo UFA

Discussion in 'Trades, Free Agency, & the Draft' started by SOA, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. SOA

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    http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/jan/14/grizzlies-talking-nets-about-oj-mayo-trade/

    The Grizzlies’ motivation would be to acquire a bigger, more accurate shooter with an average contract. Morrow, 26, is a career 45-percent shooter from three-point range. He’s shooting 46 percent from beyond the arc this season in 12 games with New Jersey.

    The Nets have also offered point guard Jordan Farmar, a draft pick and cash in a separate package for Mayo.

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    I'd love to swap Sessions for OJ Mayo. he is the sort of 2 needing a change of scenery that we could build on moving forward

    Boobie could play backup PG and Kyrie could play more minutes
     
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    how bout Parker and a couple second round picks for mayo
     
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    yeah, I'd do it , but I don't think Memphis would bite

    if we could package Hollins/Erden/Eyenga , I'd do it in a second
     
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    I'm assuming they would only part with Mayo for a long term piece, not a guy who is on his last leg and will be out of the league in a year or two.

    If they want a bigger SG back, we have nothing to offer.
     
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    Flyer...

    They want someone big? Semih Erden for OJ Mayo take it or leave it...
     
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    AMC Mmhmm.

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    Parker and Sessions for Mayo, Selby or Pargo, and probably a 2nd since they can't trade their 1st this year (Battier trade).

    I wouldn't mind that.
     
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    So the article explicitly states they are looking for a bigger, better shooting guard and you suggest...Ramon Sessions? What?

    Regardless, someone is going to overpay for Mayo and I do not want it to be Cleveland. If the Cavs could somehow get involved (they won't, but w/e) I'd rather they send Mayo to NJ for the HOU pick and Farmar.
     
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    they want cap flexibility and don't want to reup with mayo

    if they are talking Farmar or Mayo for OJ Mayo , neither sounds like a long term piece. . . we can do better and IMHO we have better options

    Sessions > Morrow
    Boobie > Farmar

    I'd throw in one of the Heat's protected picks we have for Mayo
     
  9. SOA

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    it also mentions Farmar who is hardly a bigger.better shooting guard

    Sessions is Not Bigger but the sort of offense of the bench they need

    unlike you I would take a flier on Mayo
     
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    Don't we see this thread every year?
     
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    forget mayo get sam young we already missed out on xavier henry
     
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    As what? They are looking for a shooting guard, and Ramon can't play it.
     
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    It says Farmar and a pick. You don't actually think Farmar is the reason they'd do that deal, right? He'd actually be a decent backup in Memphis, but the pick is the appealing part of that package.
     
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    they are looking for cap flexability by not committing to mayo

    they are looking for scoring off the bench

    they would like to get a taller SG, but last I remember Farmar wasn't one either

    the Grizz are looking to deal

    and yeah , I would love to get Sam Young

    Mayo/Sam Young for your choice of sessions/Eyenga/Parker/erden/hollins/ and picks
     
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    yeah

    Farmar is under consideration because his 4 million contract matches Mayo's much like Sessions 4 million does as well

    Is Sessions + Pick > Farmar + Pick , unless you are deluded enough thinking NJ is going to give their #1 for mayo.

    If we want to take a flyer on mayo , he is there
     
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    Assuming the Nets would be moving the Houston pick, no, not even close? All the potential picks the Cavs can offer are nearly worthless whereas the Houston pick is actually pretty valuable.

    Sessions is better than Farmar but Farmar is a better fit because he's a better shooter, marginally cheaper, and doesn't need much more than backup minutes.

    When you factor in the Houston pick vs. whatever pick the Cavs would offer, the Nets easily have a better offer.
     
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    Farmar isn't a better fit

    better shooter . . .yes, better scorer no
    marginally cheaper . . . by 250K come on, it all about long term commitment
    doesn't need backup minutes . . . because he sucks, the grizz would like someone who can contribute, Farmar can't get minutes on the Nets

    if the nets are stupid enough to give up the Houston pick, yes . . .but I don't see them doing that

    the Grizzlies would like to get value back for mayo as he was a former lottery pick, but aren't going to get it
     
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    Sessions is better than Farmar. He may actually qualify to start for a team someday, where Farmar is essentially John Crotty with Kobe on his resume.

    That said, I don't see Mayo as our guy. Someone mentioned Sam Young, and I like him, but not enough to give up sessions and something. The way I see it, if there is a deal with Memphis, it is about a big, so maybe Ramon and plus Hollins or Erden if he does not improve, or the rights to kaun for Darrel arthur or hamaddi. I doubt Memphis is into that but there you go...
     
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    I have no idea why you are claiming the Griz need a scorer. They don't. They need a shooter. They are one of the worst 3pt shooting teams in the league. Sessions can't shoot 3s, Farmar can.

    Farmar is playing ~5 less minutes per game while playing behind a top 3 PG in the game. Sessions would not be playing any more than that if he were in NJ.
     

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