It's in advanced stages more than likely a done deal before end of day.
Calderon, Dalembert, Larkin and Ellington for Chandler and Felton, sources confirm...
This could be stage one for another deal besides Shumpert... As much as I think Larkin has potential, Calderon and Ellington could be used as assets to move the likes of Stoudemire or Bargnani... Dalembert sticks with us being that his deal is $3.8 M this year upcoming is a team option... If by chance this is a short term fix, to start changing the dynamic and P.J. doesn't make any other moves, it is a step in the right direction...
YW 3G4G. Who is going to be the PG for the Mavs I can't imagine Carlisle going with Felton as his starter. With Dirk Monte and Chandler I see Cuban making a run for Lebron or Melo. A very interesting off season shaping up. What's Dallas cap space look like?Originally Posted by 3GWho 284844
Lebron is a huge Cowboys fan, he'd get to watch a lot of games going to the Mavs. I don't know if Jerry Jones knows LBJ but if I was Cuban I would be having lunch with him and Jones.
Last edited by tiger0330; Jun 25, 2014 at 16:17.
Two teams are reportedly interested in offering a 1st round for Shumpert but like this deal Phil Jackson is probably trying to force them to take another player, so acquiring 2nd round pick(s) for Tyson & Felton along with combo guard Ellington and Prospect Larkin could be utilized to get more than just one 1st round from a team like Phoenix Suns or OKC Thunder which both have more than one... The Suns have the cap space to take on a contract or two, while OKC would have to move Perkins then might want to acquire Dalembert if P.J. owns negotiations as he is doing with the Mavericks... Preferably would like the 18th & 27th from the Suns...
I like the fact we got those picks in tomorrow's draft. Dollar's to Donuts Chumpert gets traded to OKC for a first rounder one of those picks may be coupled with it to get higher in the first round.
Appears Phil is trying to make sure he gets one of those guys we worked out this summer. He wasn't going to be able to buy into this draft otherwise therefore had to make this trade taking on approximately $5mil additional salary for 2015. If you look at it from a basic fiscal fundamental perspective....picks 34 and 51 cost us $5mil dollars although Phil trims the payroll lowering overall cap(2014-2015) to lessen the Tax hit. He may have even put money back in Dolan's pockets with such tax relief since we were a repeater rate($3.25 for every dollar over) team.
Phil did a good job covering all his bases here. This is somewhat similar to the kind of deals Philly did at the deadline this past season. These are the deals you have to make. Make no mistake about it we are going to suck next year.
Last edited by Broadway; Jun 25, 2014 at 20:08.
for a first player move, you gotta hand it to Phil, job well done. didn't see/hear about the two 2nd rounders until it happened, could be key to trading up for 1st rounder. rumors are Knicks will buy out Dalembert, don't see why, the guy was a starting center, and Knicks just traded away starting center. other than Calderon, i have a feeling everyone in this deal is trade bait to be turned over for better value.
sorry to see Chandler go, although his twigs are tired as hell, and I am happy as f*ck-all to see Failton go!! later fat tater!
this is exciting! go Phil!