No one is going to trade for a player that went from a starter on a team basically gifting minutes to a G-Leaguer. Wouldn’t be surprised to see him in Orlando, Cliff liked him a lot when he was here.
As far as the rest of the roster, I hope to see turnover at the center position behind Cody. A trade for a veteran wing player into cap space with a protected 1st coming with him for one of our expirings, and more quality bench support with consistent knock down shooting.
Malik really needs to find his shot. As much as I love him, he got better off the bounce but shooting around 30 percent from 3 just ain’t gonna cut it. Rozier shot 41 percent and he wasn’t known for that proficiency so he needs to get it or get gone.
Speaking of Rozier, he was better than expected. I don’t know if him and Devonte are the future together, but he’s going to be a nice trade piece if they decide to go for a big 2 in the backcourt to develop.
PJ and Miles, I would love to see them develop some 2 man game stuff. I love PJ saying he wants to work on his ballhandling, that’s the next step when teams run him off the line from 3.
But same thing for Miles, we still need guys who can get a bucket on their own when things break down.
The elusive superstar, I mean we developed Kemba over time. People seem to think no one on this roster can be that, so the only way is a trade or the draft.
I think draft wise, they keep saying the best talent, but I think you really have to analyze pressure minutes on both offense and defense and see how these kids perform, plus the natural offensive ability. It’s hard man but maybe we get this one right.
Trading for one is much harder - you almost have to look for someone like Rozier - a breakout candidate with opportunity - or find a mid-tier guy and give them the latitude to see if there’s more there. Both are risky, especially if we give up draft capital, but if they are serious about adding talent, you gotta pay for it.