The W
Views: 100846684
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Calendar | Color chart | Log in for more!
25.11.14 1934
The W - Basketball - Tyrus Thomas to the Bobcats
This thread has 1 referral leading to it
Register and log in to post!
Thread rated: 5.95
Pages: 1
(290 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (4 total)
CRZ
Big Brother
Administrator








Since: 9.12.01
From: ミネアポリス

Since last post: 2 hours
Last activity: 1 hour
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.86
http://my.nba.com/​cms/​110918/​our_​first_​shocker:​_​tyrus_​thomas_​to_​the_​bobcats?​ls=iref:​nbahpt2

Hell, we're covering everything else today - let's work backwards to this story and also note the Bulls sent Tyrus Thomas to the Bobcats for Flip Murray, Acie Law and a future protected #1.

The Bulls are amassing expiring contracts at an astonishing rate.

Let's see if (the great) Larry Brown can do anything with Ty.

(edited by CRZ on 18.2.10 1324)


Promote this thread!
Psycho Penguin
Liverwurst








Since: 24.6.07
From: Greenacres FL

Since last post: 1508 days
Last activity: 1504 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 1.25
Lebron to the Bulls!!!!!



http://www.gamefaqs.com/features/recognition/9471.html

IT'S TRUE! IT'S DAMN TRUE!

thecubsfan
Scrapple
Moderator








Since: 10.12.01
From: Aurora, IL

Since last post: 5 days
Last activity: 4 hours
#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 10.00
I hope Tyrus and Larry figure out they hate each other before this season ends. Worst thing for both men is if Thomas has a strong few months and signs there, because they would inevitable murder each other.

The whole future #1 is crazy. Bobcats pick this year goes to Minnesota, except it's lottery protected, and the Bobcats are still trying to get out of the lottery for the first time. That pick can keep rolling over thru 2014, where it won't be lottery protected. And since the NBA has a rule against trading #1 picks in back to back years, the Bulls can't get their pick until 2012, and maybe as late as 2016.



thecubsfan.com - luchablog
TheOldMan
Landjager








Since: 13.2.03
From: Chicago

Since last post: 148 days
Last activity: 2 days
#4 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.47
What I was hearing locally is that by dumping Salmons and Thomas both for expiring contracts, they should be in a position to offer two free-agent max deals this offseason. (At least in theory, I doubt Reinsdorf wants to get in a position where he later has to pay Rose and Noah and get into the Luxury Tax stratosphere.)

My question, for anyone who wants to take a shot, is how often has a big-time free agent actually moved without a trade being involved? (Garnett to the Celtics?) IIRC, the NBA has a cagey rule that allows the current team to offer a premium over what anyone else can pay. Which leads to free agent "sign and trade" deals, rather than star-level players moving without compensation.

So for the Bulls (and the Knickerbockers, who have done much the same here) - why do you think James, Bosh or Wade are going to take less money to join either club? I don't see where either team would have anything to offer in a cap 'n trade scenario. I suppose there's the marketing opportunities for Lebron, anyway.

Finally, wouldn't the Bulls have an edge over the Knicks in recruiting with a rising star, and the more attractive building blocks?



Thread rated: 5.95
Pages: 1
Thread ahead: Timberwolves ready to turn things around
Next thread: Nate Robinson for Eddie House
Previous thread: John Salmon to the Bucks
(290 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Possibly... http://the-w.com/thread.php/id=38997#417460
- Zeruel, Fantasy Basketball (2009)
Related threads: Bobcats trade Okafor to Hornets for Chandler - Gerald Wallace suffers partially collapsed lung, broken rib in Bobcats' 2OT win v. Lakers - Bobcats deal Jason Richardson to Suns for Raja Bell and Boris Diaw - More...
The W - Basketball - Tyrus Thomas to the BobcatsRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim

This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.1 seconds.