I'd move this deal to the trade thread stickied at the top of the correct section
Definitely, but I doubt the kings will offer it.
As for the trade, we're giving up a TON to get basically Cousins, because Robinson hasn't been very impressive thus far.
While Cousins is a great young player, he has an attitude problem and Bismack (worth a lottery pick), Taylor (should've been a lottery pick), and two potential lottery picks PLUS Mully is too rich a price. Only way I trade for Cousins is if we keep Bismack and let him and MKG punk Cousins into dropping his attitude issues
EDIT: The trade I'd consider for Cousins is http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=czyxegx
Cousins + Salmons
Hendo + Mully + Diop + Detroit 1st
Fair price IMO but they probably wouldn't consider it because a $1 talent is more valuable than 3 $.50 pieces. I'd consider switching Diop and the DET pick for Sessions and POR but then we're getting into a situation where Kemba has no backup other than Higgins
Last edited by SWedd523; 12-08-2012 at 03:48 PM.
Yeah it would hinge on their desire to rid the locker room of knuckleheads. Theoretically guys like Tyreke are first to go, but Cousins has already had a blowup with a previous coach so it's not out of the realm of possibility. He's just not a good target for us at this point unless we get a steal
Sacramento isn't trading Cousins for anything less than a perennial all-star just entering his prime, and they aren't moving Thomas Robinson for a guard of similar value. If we're going to talk Sacramento, the trade to be made is a risk-reward deal for Tyreke Evans, most likely built around Henderson. Henderson will never be the type of scorer that Evans has the talent to be, but you're betting that Evans gets his head screwed on straight and won't wind up a cautionary tale. Charlotte also gives up a good amount of defense and maturity, and you'll have to pay Evans more in free agency than you would Henderson.
Bobcats Get:J.Valanciunas & Ed Davis
Raptors Get:Jeff Taylor,Byron Mullens,and Biz + Blazers Pick.
Raptors get 2 young studs in Biz & Taylor to rebuild around and we get our francise center in Valanciunas.
Bobcats New Lineup.
I am not really an ed davis fan, but I do like Valanciunas... Something tells me the Raps didnt draft him and then wait for a year to then just trade him away during his rookie season