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Randolphkeys

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Too much smoke here, I hope they don't do something stupid and trade Sexton and get pennies on the dollar because they moved Love with him.

Agreed. I know a lot of posters don't agree with me on this, but the best course of action will be to move him into backup big man for 20 minute stints and accept it. The Olympic team was a chance to raise his status for a trade, and it went as poorly as one could imagine.
 
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Agreed. I know a lot of posters don't agree with me on this, but the best course of action will be to move him into backup big man for 20 minute stints and accept it. The Olympic team was a chance to raise his status for a trade, and it went as poorly as one could imagine.
I thought Kevin alluded to something similar. He might perform better against backups and for 20 mpg, which helps us and helps him. He could be a key bench player for someone in the 23 playoffs.
 

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I thought Kevin alluded to something similar. He might perform better against backups and for 20 mpg, which helps us and helps him. He could be a key bench player for someone in the 23 playoffs.

I'm sure Love would prefer the Cavs eat his contract and he gets to be the next Blake Griffin, but that does nothing but hurt the franchise. Detroit paid Griffin tens of millions of dollars to be the fourth best player on the Nets, who would have won it all of they stayed healthy.

No thanks. Detroit can continue to fuck themselves but I don't want the Cavs to play a part.
 

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If we could get Siakam and #4 for #3, Sexton and Love; i think it would solve most of our problems.
But I think Suggs is the most NBA ready of the top four and will lead to more wins immediately.
 

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If we could get Siakam and #4 for #3, Sexton and Love; i think it would solve most of our problems.
But I think Suggs is the most NBA ready of the top four and will lead to more wins immediately.

I wouldn't put Sexton in that trade. If the Raptors really want #3 they're going to have to pay up, and I think Love for Siakam qualifies as paying up. Cavs would be giving up too much with Sexton included unless a 3rd team was involved sending back more assets.

I actually don't think this solves most of our problems, though I think in the long run we could be better off. IMO, It actually creates a big problem as I'm not real sure a Siakam and Allen front court can function all that well together, specifically on offense. Siakam's shooting regressed this year, and if that doesn't come back, spacing would become a big problem with Allen and Siakam on the floor together.

That being said, I don't mind the trade, but I think it puts the Cavs in a position where they potentially need to S&T Allen. Then when you look at Okoro/Sexton/Garland, one starts with Suggs, one is the 6th man, and one likely gets traded (potentially with Allen). Not sure who's getting moved in that scenario, but with the other holes on the roster it'd be challenging to keep all three.
 

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Agreed. I know a lot of posters don't agree with me on this, but the best course of action will be to move him into backup big man for 20 minute stints and accept it. The Olympic team was a chance to raise his status for a trade, and it went as poorly as one could imagine.

I would hope most would agree with you except for the 20 minutes part, He has just looked gassed for a couple of years now. His defense is so porous now, its crazy. I dont hate the guy, he gave it his all when it mattered most, but now its time for 15 minutes a game as our backup of.
 

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I would hope most would agree with you except for the 20 minutes part, He has just looked gassed for a couple of years now. His defense is so porous now, its crazy. I dont hate the guy, he gave it his all when it mattered most, but now its time for 15 minutes a game as our backup of.
I agree. We need to lower expectations until he raises them by his play. My biggest concern is that we try to trade him, along with a real asset, and reduce the return value on a trade.
 
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With the Mobley pick, not sure how the Cavs can justify keeping Love in the starting line-up this year, despite him being the highest paid player on the team, by far. I suspect a buy-out is in his future. A trade certainly isn't going to happen.
 

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With the Mobley pick, not sure how the Cavs can justify keeping Love in the starting line-up this year, despite him being the highest paid player on the team, by far. I suspect a buy-out is in his future. A trade certainly isn't going to happen.

Hes not going to start. Whether by injury or design, Love will be on the bench at the start of games.
 

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I hope Love embraces a mentoship role with Mobley. They've got different games, to be sure, but I think Old Man Love (pauses for snickering in the back) can teach the kid a few things.

That said, it's a lot to pay a 15 min/night + mentor. In an ideal world, we'd move KLove, but his trade value has never been lower. Still hoping he can provide quality minutes off the bench, but remember, Fedor a couple weeks ago was saying it's possible his body won't let him return to the game at all.

Living with ambiguity is a plus soft skill.
 
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