This may by no means occur, however it’s enjoyable to dream isn’t it?
With the onslaught of photos from Group USA and the rumblings surrounding every participant and their recruiting efforts, it’s only pure for a green-eyed fan to daydream about what it could appear like to have Damian Lillard, Bradley Beal, and Jayson Tatum all on the identical group. I repeat, it will by no means occur, …however only for the sake of getting some enjoyable with it, how may it occur?
Effectively the very first thing is that it’s a must to instantly settle for that doing this is able to value us Jaylen Brown, Robert Williams, different gamers, and each potential draft decide and draft swap allowable underneath the CBA. I’m certain there are dozens of potential permeations to this type of deal, however right here’s what I got here up with that at the very least works by way of matching salaries.
The thought course of is that Brown and Nesmith is perhaps a greater provide than the Blazers can get elsewhere. Brown is an All-Star who’s solely getting higher. In truth, the one method I might personally log out on a deal involving Brown is that if we’re certainly placing collectively a bigger win-now tremendous group. In any other case, I’d fairly construct round Tatum and Brown.
As for the Wizards facet, it’s legitimately a reboot of their franchise. We might in all probability have to incorporate further decide swaps (and even then we may doubtlessly get outbid by somebody like New Orleans). Maybe the one probability this a part of the deal occurs is that if Beal places it on the market that the one group he’d re-sign with is Boston.
I’m certain this is able to put the Celtics deep within the tax for years to return. It might put us in draft decide debt for a very long time and the success would hinge on Dame’s well being as he ages (one thing that hasn’t precisely labored out for our previous couple of undersized level guards). However you don’t have lots of probabilities to place collectively a brilliant group and that is the form of group that might measure up favorably with a completely wholesome Nets group.
Once more, this isn’t occurring besides in my goals and it’s largely a thought train. So I’ll now flip it over to you to present me all of the 1,001 methods that is silly and can by no means occur within the feedback part under.