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Re: Looking for a center in all the wrong places
Yes, yes, and yes. Blount is da man. He'll be cheap enough and his learning
curve is heading up along with desire. Can rebound well, runs the floor
extremely well, and has the soft jumper, and is young and healthy.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pereira, Jorge M"
> From Jorge Pereira - Jpereira@xxxxxxxx
> Trades and drafts are far from my expertise but from a common sense point
of view I say we will not lose Blount come next year. He is the most
valuable player we have right now in the sense that we cannot survive
without a center and couldn't get anything close to his level if he left.
Raef is overrated and expensive and not an imposing center, rather a mix
PF/center. Mihm still finding himself.
> I know this is a big jump in people's minds, but today (not in Obie time
or developing time, today!) only Shaq and Duncan are better, Garnett maybe
even. Yao getting there. In a speed up offense, only Duncan and Garnett
would match him. For me it's a no brainer. Sign him as the top priority,
even up to 10 million, preferably in the 5-8 mil range. Everything else is
> Would you give up a Shaq or Duncan? That's what Blount could be when this
team hits on all 4 cylinders.