The W
Views: 105480858
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
3.7.08 1222
The 7 - Basketball - Big Dog now Big Hawk Register and log in to post!
(1070 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (7 total)
JayJayDean
Scrapple
Level: 126

Posts: 176/4739
EXP: 22906517
For next: 177650

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 18 days
Last activity: 23 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#1 Posted on 2.8.02 1834.07
Reposted on: 2.8.09 1834.41
The Bucks traded Glenn Robinson to Atlanta for Toni Kukoc and some other stuff today. Good for Milwaukee, I think, as I've never been too enamored with Robinson.
Promote this thread!
drjayphd
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 116

Posts: 300/3955
EXP: 17267800
For next: 56345

Since: 22.4.02
From: Long Island

Since last post: 4 days
Last activity: 10 hours
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#2 Posted on 2.8.02 2119.29
Reposted on: 2.8.09 2129.01
Yeah... one of the fringe benefits is that Kukoc is on his last year, so Milwaukee gets some cap room, which they probably need more than Robinson's 20 ppg and doghouse status.

EDIT: Whee, I'm a contendah. (YES, I just realized this three days later.)

(edited by drjayphd on 5.8.02 0018)
SerWolfe
Landjager
Level: 63

Posts: 878/955
EXP: 2070288
For next: 26875

Since: 11.1.02
From: st louis

Since last post: 4466 days
Last activity: 4466 days
AIM:  
#3 Posted on 3.8.02 0057.07
Reposted on: 3.8.09 0059.02
Eh. They needed a shake up.... kukoc could be a good fit. But maybe not. 20ppg is hard to replace especially when the other two (of the big 3) will take more shots.
Tom Dean
Bockwurst
Level: 50

Posts: 341/573
EXP: 939379
For next: 7945

Since: 30.8.02
From: New York, NY

Since last post: 3559 days
Last activity: 2929 days
AIM:  
#4 Posted on 3.8.02 0132.00
Reposted on: 3.8.09 0135.24
Kukoc has two years left, actually. Certainly, getting rid of the huge (pre-maximum salary rules) Robinson contract is a plus for the Bucks. I don't think Kukoc will start for Milwaukee. I think Tim Thomas, another very well paid guy, will move into the lineup. So at least now they are only overpaying one guy to play SF, rather than two. If Thomas plays well and they save money on the deal, then I'm sure Milwaukee won't miss Robinson any.

I suppose you gotta make this trade if you're Atlanta. I don't think Abdur-Rahim is best suited to play PF, and I think that might be a problem down the line. But as a team that is desperate to make the playoffs and is unlikely to be able to bring in a great free agent, I don't think they could turn down Glenn Robinson for this price.

Edit: I don't think anyone ever posted here about the Andre Miller for Darius Miles trade? Clippers look goooood.

(edited by T.R. on 3.8.02 0300)
BobHollySTILLRules
Bockwurst
Level: 51

Posts: 398/573
EXP: 962961
For next: 50984

Since: 3.1.02
From: C-Bus, Ohio

Since last post: 4637 days
Last activity: 4637 days
#5 Posted on 3.8.02 0723.56
Reposted on: 3.8.09 0724.01
Yep, that Andre Miller trade is probably going to lead to the Clippers making "The Leap" (TM Bill Simmons)

As for this Bucks-Hawks trade, my only question is this: Have the Bucks re-signed Michael Redd yet? He could benefit nicely from this, his game really came together last year (*ahem* the year he SHOULD have been a rookie).
SerWolfe
Landjager
Level: 63

Posts: 882/955
EXP: 2070288
For next: 26875

Since: 11.1.02
From: st louis

Since last post: 4466 days
Last activity: 4466 days
AIM:  
#6 Posted on 4.8.02 0548.46
Reposted on: 4.8.09 0552.03
Andre Miller could be the key to making the Clippers a hell of a good team.... with him dishing out to Brand (stupid Bulls) and Odom.... could be very interesting to watch.

Dont get me wrong... i like Miles... but this was a big trade.
Jubuki
Kolbasz
Level: 47

Posts: 79/482
EXP: 728165
For next: 38044

Since: 16.7.02

Since last post: 4645 days
Last activity: 4629 days
#7 Posted on 4.8.02 1005.22
Reposted on: 4.8.09 1029.01
The Clips didn't have to give up Miles for Miller, though. There were other offers on the table that would have let the Clips keep those guys intact and still add Miller on, but they were stupid and waited until after the draft. But they will improve. Looks like it's time for the Suns & T-Wolves to get ousted as the new favorite Team That Has Some Talent But Never Does Anything in the Playoffs.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: RIP Chick Hearn
Next thread: What did you think of SlamBall?
Previous thread: Baron Davis re-signs
(1070 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: *cough *cough* Milwaukee Bucks - More...
The 7 - Basketball - Big Dog now Big HawkRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.197 seconds.