My idea is Turner + Nocioni for 1round draft pick + Ben Gordon
Looks maybe a little bit controversial but let me tell you why i think that i would be a nice one to both teams.
To start with the Pistons. You can see that right now they are struggling but we can also see to bright spots in their roster which i think they are planning to build up their future with. Talking obviously about Greg Monroe and Brandon Knight. Monroe is developing very nicely. He's has the low post game, he has the mid range game and the rebounding is there also. Without any doubt - starting big man for years. A you have Brandon Knight who isnt realy a true point guard. Many scouts before he got into the NBA considered him as a shooting guard. For now he's a very nice shooter for the 3point line a he has got some mid range game. He's learning how to play the point guard postition right now. I think that pairing him with Turner would be a perfect fit and Pistons would have an impressive backourt for years. Adding Turner would allow Knight to play sometimes of the ball and go to his strenghts. On the defensive end of the court they would also do very well. Turner is already a proven defender and Knight has all the tools to be also one of them. The obviously are losing a high pick in a very good draft but they get a young maybe future all star guy, on a rookie scale for a 2 years and they clear cap space to sign the missing spots. With a core of Knight, Turner and Monroe they have a very nice core for years and all of them are on their rookie contracts so they can sign easily some elite free agents.
Now the Sixers. What they get is a starting SG who can come of the screen and rolls, play catch and shoot. He's a good long range shooter and and without any doubt a much better fit to Iguodala than Turner. He doesnt need the ball in his hands, he can be efective without it so i think that he is the kind of player that they need. But the thing that is more important in this trade is the draft pick. Even with Turner Pistons would need time and their pick would for sure top 7. I would even say that top 5. It will allow them to get an future elite guy that they need. I think that Sullinger would be a perfect fit for the Sixers but if not you have Davis, Drummond even Perry Jones who's 6-11 and would probably end being and NBA power forward. They are puting in their salary big Gordons contract but what cant you do for an elite big man? After one year their possible starting lineup could look like that
PG : Holiday
SF : Iguodala
PF : Sullinger/ Drummond/Davis
C : Hawes
with Williams, Young, Meeks, Vucevic and Brand as a mentor for their future big guy coming of the bench. Isnt that impressive? Name me the week spots of this team? Assuming that a great coach who Doug Collins for sure is, is there they have a full package.
So that gives the Sixers two undersized 2s with Gordon and Lou Williams and an aging one at that. Ben Gordon does need a change in scenery, since he left ChiTown, the guys been nonexistent! Evan Turner ain't going nowhere..
As a pistons fans i'd accept but i know its not going to happen. We need to stock pile picks to boost up the team. Yes that will leave the us with out a shooting guard but we can slide Stuckey over and play Bynum and Stuckey. Knight is best this season coming off the bench and being a 6th man, which isnt bad for him as a rookie. This is what we could be.
Bynum - Kinght
Stuckey - Wilkins
Prince - Daye
Jerebko - Maxiell / Charlie V
Monroe - Wallace
Side note Joe Dumars needs to be fired. Yes he signed Charlie V okay, now you have a chance to dump him for free and he chooses not to I mean C'mon man
But the team’s first priority was to re-sign Nash and have the future Hall of Famer end his career in Phoenix, until the financial numbers didn’t make sense going that route for a team also looking to get back into contention.
The team also re-signed Chauncey Billups, who is still working back from his torn Achilles’ tendon and doesn’t expect to be ready by the team’s opener (despite his best efforts).
Of course, this is all being blown out of proportion a little, as all O’Neal really said was he feels Andrew Bynum and Brook Lopez are more traditional centers than Howard. Note that O’Neal didn’t say “better.” He just said “more traditional.”
When Howard was traded to the Lakers in August, O’Neal analyzed the situation this way: “You have to care to have a reaction. I’ve got businesses to run. I always tell people that in order to step in my shoes, you have big shoes to fill. For him, he’s going to have to at least win three to get people’s respect.”sgf4334
That seemed to be the concern among most fans, and they can stop worrying. His conditioning is no longer an issue.ndh5454
It’s too early to tell how good Waiters will be right away, but here's what we think we know: He’s a streaky shooter from the perimeter, he can get to the basket practically at will, and as coach Byron Scott said, “he can go over the top” of defenders once there. Overall, he's looking pretty good.khgj454
At one point during shooting drills with Kyrie Irving and a few others, the Cavs’ free-agent acquisition buried 12 consecutive 3-pointers, each from different spots. Yes, it’s just practice, and no one was defending Miles. But it’s still a good sign that when open, he can knock it down.jtyu454545
That’s important because with Antawn Jamison (Lakers) and Anthony Parker (retirement) gone, the Cavs needed to find perimeter threats -- particularly once Waiters and Irving get in the lane, draw double-teams and kick it to spotted-up teammates.jfyh4545
Again, it’s early, but that is the way it’s looking. Samuels and Leuer are both expected to back up second-year man Tristan Thompson at power forward. Samuels is more of an inside threat, Leuer is a big man who’s effective from the perimeter. So it’s a safe bet Scott will play each according to matchups.o[i0-90
Scott has offered nothing but praise for the backup point guard, acquired in an offseason trade (with a second-round pick, for D.J. Kennedy).e534534534
Then again, Scott has already said it’s possible the Cavs keep both Pargo and Sloan, and Harangody just accepted the team’s qualifying offer over the summer. So keep in mind, all the names mentioned are pure speculation. And a few of them will make it.jyty4543
Then again, Scott has already said it’s possible the Cavs keep both Pargo and Sloan, and Harangody just accepted the team’s qualifying offer over the summer. So keep in mind, all the names mentioned are pure speculation. And a few of them will make it.hjgfd4343
The new Big-3 era was really only supposed to last three years. The Celtics were supposed to have a very short championship window and, when the three years were over, they would have to start anew around Rajon Rondo and whatever other draft picks may have matured into contributors along the way. Instead, they have now nearly doubled their life expectancy, entering this season as one of a handful of teams who should not be making any plans for June golf outings. Meanwhile, the success of the original Big-3 has spawned copycats around the league who saw Boston's immediate, dramatic turnaround and want to experience it themselves.gfsdgfsfgs32432
On Wednesday night, Drummond got his first game action, albeit the preseason, and his putback with 35 seconds remaining lifted the Pistons to a 101-99 victory over the Toronto Raptors.