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Trade Aaron Gordon for Kawhi Leonard?


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#1 dfree861

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Posted 27 November 2013 - 10:14 PM

I own the rights to Aaron Gordon and have been offered Kawhi Leonard for him. Bank on the sure thing or keep Gordon's upside?
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Posted 27 November 2013 - 10:17 PM

IS that Aaron Affalo and Eric Gordon's Son? Sound like a Beast baller.

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Posted 27 November 2013 - 10:18 PM

I can't believe someone offered you Kawhi for some random college kid no one has ever heard of. Yeah, I'd take that.

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Posted 27 November 2013 - 10:27 PM

Gordon is a Top-5 prospect so he's not nothing. But yeah, I hear you.
10-team 6x6 Mixed Roto (non-keeper)
4 Bench slots, 1 DL

R, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, OPS
ERA, WHIP, K/9, QS, SV, IP

Hitters: M. Zunino ©, J. Mauer* ©, J. Votto* (1B), R. Cano (2B), P. Alvarez (3B), J.J. Hardy (SS), N. Arenado (1B/3B),
J. Abreu(1B/3B), J. Bruce (OF), H. Pence (OF), M. Betts (OF), B. Hamilton (OF), G. Springer (OF), C. Dickerson (OF),
V. Martinez (UTIL)

SPs: M. Bumgarner, J. Shields, J. Zimmerman, A. Wood, Y. Ventura, C. Kluber, A. Cashner*

RPs: T. Rosenthal, G. Perkins, J. Soria, S. Casilla

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Posted 27 November 2013 - 10:30 PM

Lol. Yes. Take that deal and run.

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 08:44 AM

Hmm. Deal is now in the form of Aaron Gordon/Jimmy Butler for Kawhi/Willy Cauley-Stein (aKentucky prospect not as highly rated as Gordon). Still pull the trigger? I like Butler a lot despite his injury.
10-team 6x6 Mixed Roto (non-keeper)
4 Bench slots, 1 DL

R, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, OPS
ERA, WHIP, K/9, QS, SV, IP

Hitters: M. Zunino ©, J. Mauer* ©, J. Votto* (1B), R. Cano (2B), P. Alvarez (3B), J.J. Hardy (SS), N. Arenado (1B/3B),
J. Abreu(1B/3B), J. Bruce (OF), H. Pence (OF), M. Betts (OF), B. Hamilton (OF), G. Springer (OF), C. Dickerson (OF),
V. Martinez (UTIL)

SPs: M. Bumgarner, J. Shields, J. Zimmerman, A. Wood, Y. Ventura, C. Kluber, A. Cashner*

RPs: T. Rosenthal, G. Perkins, J. Soria, S. Casilla

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 09:06 AM

That's a strange dynasty league that lets you draft and own players still in college. My dynasty setups you can only draft them after their rights are owned by an NBA team.

In any case, and to get to the topic, I do like Butler a lot, but I would make the move to get Kawhi, even if the upside of Gordon is a bit higher than Cauley-Stein's.
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#8 dfree861

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 10:52 AM

Yeah it's cool - we drafted 3 college players. I also own Wiggins and PJ Hairston. Any other thoughts about whether I should make the deal?
10-team 6x6 Mixed Roto (non-keeper)
4 Bench slots, 1 DL

R, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, OPS
ERA, WHIP, K/9, QS, SV, IP

Hitters: M. Zunino ©, J. Mauer* ©, J. Votto* (1B), R. Cano (2B), P. Alvarez (3B), J.J. Hardy (SS), N. Arenado (1B/3B),
J. Abreu(1B/3B), J. Bruce (OF), H. Pence (OF), M. Betts (OF), B. Hamilton (OF), G. Springer (OF), C. Dickerson (OF),
V. Martinez (UTIL)

SPs: M. Bumgarner, J. Shields, J. Zimmerman, A. Wood, Y. Ventura, C. Kluber, A. Cashner*

RPs: T. Rosenthal, G. Perkins, J. Soria, S. Casilla




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