The thunder should definetely draft harden. They should trade watson, atkins, weaver, and suns pick next year for Kaman from L.A. The clippers have to get rid of one of their big man and okc is one of the only teams with cap space to take one; They'll also be getting over 8 million in cap space next year and a sure lottery pick. Kaman is the perfect fit for okc, a shot blocker and rebounder who doesn't need to score. Plus he's only 27 so he's still young. Sweet lineup.
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i dont think it would work,if the Thunder are even lookin at a tradeing with the clips it will be for griffin.
I wonder what the clips would have on the other end. I think Presti can get something better with the suns pick next year... greg monroe? cole alrdrich? i donno, i think kyle weaver is a good bench player, especially defensively.
OKC need a power froward jeff green is a small forward. The should either draft thabeet at center and trade jeff green for a power forward or draft jordan hill. and trade jeff green for a decent center. If their are any out there.
Green is underrated and should not be traded. Eventually he may have to become a 6th man, but I would'nt be eager to get rid of him. As far as the trade, I think the Clips are much more interseted in finding someone to take Randolph or even Camby before they get rid of Kaman who is still pretty young.
Camby would be the easiest to move for sure. I think the Clippers would love to rid themselves of Kaman - and the only way Randolph goes anywhere is if the #1 is included.
I like Kaman with OKC... seems a good fit.
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I believe Kaman will be in a Thunder uniform next season, but OKC will not give up that much in a trade. IF they give up the suns pick for a Kaman deal, it will only be near the trade deadline when it's clear the suns are going to make the playoffs. Otherwise giving up a lottery pick in a deep draft is stupid on their part. Remember the Clips are known to be DESPERATE to get rid of at least one of the contracts among Kaman, Randolph, and Camby. Camby is also a possibility because of his expiring contract which can be relayed to another team wanting cap relief (which, yes, can land OKC another 1st rounder or impact veteran)
I would not trade green either he is a solid 6th man. But he is the only tradable player that they would trade to get more in return. (Durrant, Westbrook) Franchise builders.
why dont OKC go for Camby. They wanted a good shot blocker and rebounder. He is just an older (much older) Thabeet, but with a 15foot jumpshot. Then Thunder can go for Harden knowing that they will still have an inside presence, so they wont feel bad about passing on Thabeet