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Pau Gasol trade

Posted on: February 1, 2008 11:28 pm
 
Wow, IMo I think this makes the Lakers an elite team in the west. Jerry Buss made a great decision here. He realized that after Bynum got hurt, their championship chances were shot unless he made a move. And thats exactly what he did.
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Since: Mar 18, 2007
Posted on: February 3, 2008 12:16 pm
 

Pau Gasol trade

yea I agree, I don't think we should give up pie or hill that is too much.



Since: Aug 28, 2006
Posted on: February 3, 2008 3:52 am
 

Pau Gasol trade

I agree on Roberts in principle I would like to have him but not if the price is too high!!!!! I just don't think he is worth anything more then Marshall, Gallagher, and maybe Murton or something.



Since: Feb 2, 2008
Posted on: February 2, 2008 8:27 pm
 

Pau Gasol trade

this is an awesome trade for the lakers. they were already one of the best teams in the west, but with gasol they should step their game up a few notches right after the break. just in time for the second season.



Since: Mar 18, 2007
Posted on: February 2, 2008 7:41 pm
 

Pau Gasol trade

Deedsy, I am pumped. I hope we get Brian Roberts though, he would make our team alot better.



Since: Dec 11, 2006
Posted on: February 2, 2008 2:00 pm
 

Pau Gasol trade

(This comment was posted last night on the wrong blog!  It should have ended up here.  Not sure exactly what happened to cause the error.  Nice posts wink and all.)

WUsTheManHey wink!

Yea the Pau Gasol trade is huge for the Lakers.  Gasol, Andrew Bynum, and Lamar Odom on the front line.  Pretty intimidating.  Kobe Bryant has to be grinning from ear to ear.

Looks to me like the Grizzlies are downsizing to sell.

Don't know how quickly it can all gel, but on paper, the Lakers look better than the Suns and the Spurs now.  They were doing well even before the trade.  Jordan Farmar, Luke Walton, and Ronny Turiaf coming off the bench.  This team is now very formidable.

And remember the trade for Derek Fisher...The Lakers are picking up really good to great players for very little.  This is going to be very interesting to watch!

WUsTheMan



Since: Dec 14, 2007
Posted on: February 2, 2008 7:43 am
 

Pau Gasol trade

Bad move by the Grizzlies.




Since: Aug 28, 2006
Posted on: February 1, 2008 11:49 pm
 

Pau Gasol trade

Wink my ole Cub pal!!!! Where getting close to the season just two months away you exicted? I know I am!!! Now i'm exicted about my Lakers again though!!!! I was so exicted about 3-4 weeks ago when we where on top of the West then Bynum goes down Ariza goes down and bang where in trouble. We struggle but now with Gasol on board I love it!!!!

I love the trade personally to get rid of Kwame Brown was a huge plus that guy is garbage he has heart but he is trash player wise. I hate to lose J Crit but honestly I just don't know if he fit into our future with Kobe probably still playing when he would be ready to be a starter. The two first round picks will not matter much they will likely be high 20's picks and we all know anything outside of the lottery in the NBA is a total crapshoot. So honestly I feel they really got a steal here.

Pau is just what we needed though he will help get us rolling and easisly keep us afloat in the West until Andrew comes back!!!! And once Drew and Trevor come back o boy watch out!!!!

We will have a lineup that looks like this!!!!

c- Bynum, Mbgena

pf- Gasol, Turiaf

sf- Odom, Ariza, Walton, Ramanovich

sg- Kobe, Vujaic

pg- Fisher, and Farmar

The best part of this trade is they didn't have to give up Farmar!!!! He has really grown a lot this season and has fastly become one of my favorite Lakers I love this kid and I sure hope they don't even consider trading him away for Jason Kidd not worth it!!!! Not worth mortgaging the future that looks so bright now!!!

But man with Bynum and Gasol front court teams are going to have a hell of a time defending us and scoring on us!!!! Can't wait hope we can get everyone back and stay heathly!!! We certainly have to be one of the favorites again in the West!!!!!

Go Lakers!!!!! Go Cubs Go!!!! And Go Pack Go!!!! All 3 of my pro teams are making me pretty happy lately!!!




Since: Dec 23, 2007
Posted on: February 1, 2008 11:38 pm
 

Pau Gasol trade

Agree with you 100% wink.. The Lakers just got great and have salary cap room to boot... That will make for a happy Kobe Bryant.. We'll finally get to see Pau Gasol perform at a high level...


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