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    Nyk Logo If we get melo..we cant get a max in 2012 w/o giving up gallo..so give him up now..

    i really wish people would stop putting their sights on CP3 and D will in 2012..

    There is no way we can get Melo, have max money in 2012 and keep gallo all at the same time.

    We all nee to relize that we would have to let Gallo go in order to sign a max in 2012...

    Amare and Melo would both be making about 20 mil apeice in 2012...so do the math...

    Add in Mozgov's 3 mil and a team option for TD..

    we might have about 16 mil in cap space.. all of that will get suck up

    We wont have fileds, felton, AR , chandler, etc..

    fields maybe different because he is a second rounder.. and has no QO..

    but if we are lookin for a big three..

    we wont have these guys long term anyway..

    SO if OUR PLAN is to get Melo then get Cp3 in 2012... we would be foolish to hold on to players we will only have for 1 more season after this one...

    if this trade is being held up for these guys...come on....we aint winning a Chip this year anyway...or competing with MIA or Boston in the East...

    So lets get Melo in the fold.. and move forward...

    IF THATS THE PLAN....

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    I agree.

    Your about to get into some arguments with "The ****lovers" lol.

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    We'd still want to trade him in the most distant of possible futures, to boost his value as high as possible,

    See how good we are with simply adding Melo and a big.

    That could easily be as good, and more feasible a team, as Paul/Melo/Amare and who knows,

    Especially when cp3 is still a total who knows.

    The plan isn't to bank n focalize on a hypothetical "big three". Even if it gets the rocks off ppl who wanna ditch Gallo in every possible scenario.

    MIA big three materializes through the sheer fortune and unliklihood of Wade/Bosh/Bron being total FA's at the same time,

    And Riley making cap clearing movies *right before* the signings,

    And it still took the three not getting derailed by any other team and coalescing together.

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    I like the Rooster but we can always train Rautins to be the fun-loving three-shooting white boy that everybody grows to love and hate at the same time.

    Examples:

    Wally Sczerbiak
    Tom Guggliotta
    Bobby Sura
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    Originally Posted by LJ4President
    I like the Rooster but we can always train Rautins to be the fun-loving three-shooting white boy that everybody grows to love and hate at the same time.

    Examples:

    Wally Sczerbiak
    Tom Guggliotta
    Bobby Sura
    Mike Miller
    Wow.....

    Wow.

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    With a few weeks if we do not get Melo I am sure the D'antonio/Gallo haters will blame it on our reluctance to give up Gallo...


    Guys come on....Donnie Walsh has proven himself has he not ?

    Give him his due credit...He would trade Gallo in a heartbeat if it meant getting Melo.

    Denver is not pulling the trigger and until they are ready there is ZERO reason to show all your cards to Denver BUT more important not to show your cards to the other teams you might be competing against to get Carmelo...

    As stated I am a huge Gallo fan. I would add him to any deal that can land us Melo.

    Have Faith in Donnie....BUT REMEMBER DOLAN GOT INVOLVED AND HIS FAT ASS ARROGANCE ALONG WITH HIS SNUG BUDDY COULD HAVE ONLY MADE THINGS WORSE.

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    Originally Posted by LJ4President
    I like the Rooster but we can always train Rautins to be the fun-loving three-shooting white boy that everybody grows to love and hate at the same time.

    Examples:

    Wally Sczerbiak
    Tom Guggliotta
    Bobby Sura
    Mike Miller
    So because he is white he is like all of those guys?

    This is like one time I saw a blog post (not on this board) of someone saying Gallinari was going to ultimately be Darko...

    As to the OP: Remember a long time ago when we gave up assets and tanked two years for the purpose of landing two max free agents one of whom was a 2-time reigning MVP? Remember when that totally did not work out and people got all pissed off b/c the president's plan did not go exactly as planned? Remember when we vowed not to trade away assets we had to speculate on free agents who gave no commitment to coming here?

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    Originally Posted by KBlack25
    So because he is white he is like all of those guys?

    This is like one time I saw a blog post (not on this board) of someone saying Gallinari was going to ultimately be Darko...

    As to the OP: Remember a long time ago when we gave up assets and tanked two years for the purpose of landing two max free agents one of whom was a 2-time reigning MVP? Remember when that totally did not work out and people got all pissed off b/c the president's plan did not go exactly as planned? Remember when we vowed not to trade away assets we had to speculate on free agents who gave no commitment to coming here?
    I think people think we deserve these players more than other franchises because of our market. We shouldn't be satisfied with our team now, but we have to play it smart. Not every team has a superstar, let alone two which seems very possible for us.

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    Originally Posted by LJ4President
    I like the Rooster but we can always train Rautins to be the fun-loving three-shooting white boy that everybody grows to love and hate at the same time.

    Examples:

    Wally Sczerbiak
    Tom Guggliotta
    Bobby Sura
    Mike Miller
    Originally Posted by KBlack25
    So because he is white he is like all of those guys?
    Ridiculous way to generalise players.

    Shall we put Larry Bird, Steve Nash, Johnny Stockton and Tom Chambers in there as well? I never understood that mode of thinking.

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    If Gallo, and say Fields, goes in a "gutting", i guess the consolation of giving up a lot, is "well, maybe I guess now we can more easily get CP3/Williams in 2012".

    A success of bringing in Melo doesn't make us a success, or assure us of one.

    MIA success also hinged/hinges on the masterful signings of Miller and Haslem, which predicated on them taking less. And again, all this got done at the last hour by Riley, and with very little risk (unlike this proposed acquisition of a Big Three).

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    I just did a trade through the trade machine on espn and it makes a lot of sense, its a 3 way between clipps, knicks, nuggets

    Knicks get: Melo, Deandre Jordan( RFA after season)

    Nuggets get: Chandler, Curry, Gallo and Mason jr

    Clipps get: Anthony Randolph

    What do u guys think

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    Originally Posted by knicks47
    I just did a trade through the trade machine on espn and it makes a lot of sense, its a 3 way between clipps, knicks, nuggets

    Knicks get: Melo, Deandre Jordan( RFA after season)

    Nuggets get: Chandler, Curry, Gallo and Mason jr

    Clipps get: Anthony Randolph

    What do u guys think
    Dont really understand why LA would do that deal

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    cuz hes gone at the end of year anyway

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    @ Knicks47

    Not totally true considering the Clipps will want 2 keep DeAndre with Blake. So I believe they'd match any offer he's bound to recieve.

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