The W
Views: 133284813
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
27.5.11 1015
The 7 - Basketball - Question about the Ming situation
This thread has 3 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(1390 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (6 total)
BigDaddyLoco
Scrapple
Level: 140

Posts: 658/5663
EXP: 32978823
For next: 307664

Since: 2.1.02

Since last post: 5 days
Last activity: 4 days
#1 Posted on 30.5.02 0206.21
Reposted on: 30.5.09 0229.05
Now say the Rockets draft Ming. Aside from everything else they have to give the Chinese team a player in return. Say they agree on Player X. Does he have to go there and play? What happens if he refuses?
Promote this thread!
odessasteps
Scrapple
Level: 134

Posts: 573/5065
EXP: 27895571
For next: 691477

Since: 2.1.02
From: MD, USA

Since last post: 1439 days
Last activity: 1406 days
#2 Posted on 30.5.02 0650.06
Reposted on: 30.5.09 0659.01

I hadn't heard this before.

All I've heard is: $$$ (to the Chinese govt and his team), a deal to do camps or such in Shanghai and knowing that Ming will leave the team whenever China has to play int'l competitions, like the Worlds or Olympics.
ekedolphin
Scrapple
Level: 140

Posts: 599/5632
EXP: 32682812
For next: 603675

Since: 12.1.02
From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA

Since last post: 18 hours
Last activity: 11 hours
#3 Posted on 30.5.02 0804.30
Reposted on: 30.5.09 0804.45
http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/story.hts/sports/lopez/1422659

There you go.

Given that, I wouldn't draft Yao Ming.
Swordsman Yen
Frankfurter
Level: 58

Posts: 171/745
EXP: 1567681
For next: 9874

Since: 16.2.02
From: Shaolin

Since last post: 5249 days
Last activity: 5232 days
#4 Posted on 31.5.02 1258.39
Reposted on: 31.5.09 1259.05
So if the Rockets feel that Yao Ming isn't worth the potential headaches, should they trade their pick for a proven big man? I don't think drafting somebody like Jay Williams would make any sense (unless they make him trade bait) since a guy by the name of Steve Francis has that position taken.
ekedolphin
Scrapple
Level: 140

Posts: 619/5632
EXP: 32682812
For next: 603675

Since: 12.1.02
From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA

Since last post: 18 hours
Last activity: 11 hours
#5 Posted on 1.6.02 1607.32
Reposted on: 1.6.09 1621.32
I wouldn't be overly surprised if the Rockets did, in fact, make that trade.

But you know someone is going to pick Yao, and then we'll have a major Player's Association problem on our hands.
evilwaldo
Lap cheong
Level: 81

Posts: 271/1597
EXP: 4924119
For next: 68751

Since: 7.2.02
From: New York, NY

Since last post: 4720 days
Last activity: 4500 days
AIM:  
#6 Posted on 4.6.02 1020.07
Reposted on: 4.6.09 1024.23

    Originally posted by Swordsman Yen
    So if the Rockets feel that Yao Ming isn't worth the potential headaches, should they trade their pick for a proven big man? I don't think drafting somebody like Jay Williams would make any sense (unless they make him trade bait) since a guy by the name of Steve Francis has that position taken.


Philly is rumored to be offering Mutombo and the #16 for the #1, Rice, and Cato. The salaries do match up under the CBA so this trade is possible.

If anyone wants to check a possible trade here is the link I used:

http://www.realgm.com/src_tradechecker.php
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Why do YOU hate the Lakers??
Next thread: Costas
Previous thread: Mike Bibby
(1390 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: Yao Ming - Yao Ming - The NBA's Next Big Thing? - The Houston Rockets - More...
The 7 - Basketball - Question about the Ming situationRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2018 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.785 seconds.