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Posted Monday February 11, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
the guy that the Magic draft this offseason will be the first building block in place- and possibly they could get another one or two from trading the likes of redick...

orlando is at the very beginning of a 3-4 year rebuilding process

Charlotte is in the middle- they have building blocks like MKG and Kemba, wil get one more major one this off season- and have some decent fringe players- and all their bad contracts will soon be gone- they should be ready to start adding players to compete starting at the trade deadline next year for the 2014-2015 season where they can finally start to try and win

The Cavs are in that process now- starting to add players through trade and free agency in order to start the winning process this next year- a core of Kyrie, Thompson, Waiters, Zeller and the 3rd-8th pick in the draft (and hopefully the 16th if the Lakers stop crapping on their leg)--the Cavs are at the END of that rebuild cycle


Orlando- beginning of rebuild (still need to get rid of the vets- bottom out and start attaining assets)

Charlotte- middle of the rebuild (bottoming out- have a couple building blocks)

Cleveland- end of the rebuild (start acquiring players through trades and free agency to supplement the young core assembled through the draft)

its a 3-4 year process depending if you can get lucky and get a Kyrie in the draft- as it stands- there is likely no one like that- there is not even a griffin or wall in this draft (a for sure #1)....so its kind of a bad year to be down....hopefully for the Magics case- one of these next 2-3 years when they are just horrible they get lucky enough to get a franchise guy like a Kyrie or an RW (not great chances but fair) or REALLY lucky and get a Durant or LeBron (not likely)- most likely they get a guy like a Wall or a Griffin (but not in this draft)
Posted Monday February 11, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
this is why you just dont get it

for the Magic- a rebuilding team...or for any team for that matter-

Kemba Walker- a 2nd year player with huge talent- is an actual asset- much more than Jameer Nelson, a veteran who never become much of anything in the league-

there is not one GM in the league who if they were rebuilding like Orlando is that would take Nelson over Kemba- not one-

and as i said- Michael Kidd-Gilchrist? Orlando could not trade their 3 best players for him! they would get laughed at- they could trade their 3 best playerse for John Wall or Greg Monroe or Kyrie Irving or Ricky Rubio or Damian Lillard or Stephon Curry or Derrick Favors - guys like eric bledsoe, demarcus cousins, bradley beal, ryan anderson, terrence ross, jonas valucuinas wouldbe by far their most valuable player

from a practical sense- Orlando really has NOTHING to build upon- not one building block player- Vucevic is kind of a half of a building block- he came out after his junior year, was a fringe prospect and is old for a 2nd year player in the league- and will be well along his rookie pay scale by the time the magic are good again- its a guy that they will ultimately probably end up trading-

if Hennigan sticks to the OKC model, its likely that not even one guy currently on the roster will be their 3-4 years from now when they are ready to compete again- except maybe Big Baby who they are not going to be able to move since he sucks and makes 6 million a year.
Posted Monday February 11, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
The Cavs are just about at the end of this cycle- and will have a core of Kyrie, Waiters, Thompson, Zeller, Gee, and one vet already on the team- Varejao- the trading has started- Speights and Ellington- the signings will start- looks like they are the favorites for Oden....

it has been a rough couple years admittedly- its been fun watching a young talent like Kyrie- and you understand taking 1 step back for 2 steps forward- but i am glad the CAvs are near the end of that cycle



the Magic- are just beginning- the first step - TEAR IT DOWN! thats what we will see over the trade deadline and the offseason
Posted Monday February 11, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
well...again- as i was saying- the guy that was hired to try and rebuild the Magic is from the OKC model of building a team- so- if he TRIES to do it that way- this is what Magic fans can expect

*trading away all the veterans that can be traded away. Turk and harrington? cut- eating 12M of cap room next year

*JJ Redick?- gone- traded for a draft pick or two- maybe if they are lucky they could get rid of big baby o nelsons terrible contracts along with him

*play the young guys- and LOSE- lose- making this years streak of 3-23 look like a the Miami Heat- lose for at least 3 years in a row and get their version of Durant/Westbrook/Harden- all top 5 picks in the draft- this year should be year one- all though there is no Kyrie or Griffin or RW in this draft

*play all the young guys next year- LOSE LOSE LOSE in order to get another top pick

*next year after that- LOSE LOSE LOSE- get another top pick- use the cap room to take other etams problems and get more picks- trade away the young players here alread that will be getting paid too much by the time the team is competitive- its why Anderson was sent on his merry way- why pay him to play on a terrible team the next 3 years?

*3 years from now- start adding to the team through free agency and trades- and then- if they are lucky and can get a player on the level of Kyrie- they will be able to start winning again!
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
while the Cavs are at the tail end of that cycle- and are ready for the last step- adding talent through trades and free agency- the Magic have just started- and will be getting into it as soon as the vets are traded away

then there will be 3-4 years of just unholy losing. followed by- with a little luck (like th Cavs getting Kyrie) a sustainable young exciting team....
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
and as i was saying-

Orlando has not even bottomed out yet- this 3-23 streak is going to look the Clippers winning streak compared to what is coming next year if Hennigan follows the OKC model-

-he will start trading off the vets at the deadline- and cutting the ones he can cut- and thatll go on until the roster is totally turned over.

-rookies, and all the young player will be given the reigns of the roster next year- and they will lose, lose, and lose some more- until they get another high lotto pick- and add a 2nd piece to the puzzle of whoever they get this year

-unfortunately for them- their is no kyrie irving or blake griffin or even john wall in this draft....

that cycle will go on for about 3-4 years - depending if they get lucky and get a franchise player- and about 3 and a half years from now, Orlando will be ready to actually compete for something meaningful again


thats if their GM does what he was hired to do
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
if nelson was any good- other etams would be coming after him

he is a vet on a terrible team that is going to go through a rebuilding process

its not a coincidence absolutely no one is trying to trade for Nelson- HE SUCKS- hes not in the top half of PGs in teh league- all the contenders already have someone better
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
no- they just know what they are doing and are half decent players that if they had a REALLY good player around them could win a few games-

since they have garbage around them- the team is garbage----

as sad as Luke Walton is at the game of basketball- he ACTUALLY helps the Cavs since he knows whats going on- 2 rooks and 2 second year players in a starting linep

HAVING THE YOUNGETS TEAM IN THE LEAGUE- your not gonna know how to play the game yet

i guess your not smart enough to understand the difference
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
coming from a guy who hasnt been laid since Bush's first term, ill have to take that with a grain of salt, lol

and this is Grad-school- law school

this isnt go out every night and puke your brains out, smoke a half zip a week and never go to class

little bit of a difference

im not sure you know the difference....do you have an undergrad degree?
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
NElson over Conley, lol....you guys are so clueless


the Magic have not even bottomed out yet- this 3 wins in 26 games? this is going to look like the Clippers wins streak compared to what is coming next year if Hennigan stays true to his OKC roots
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
all i know- is that the Cavs are gonna have a core of 5-6 very talented young guys, TONS of future draft picks, and tons of cap space- and their 3 year re-build is coming to a close


the Magics rebuild has not even started in earnest yet- it wont start until Hennigan gets rid of all the vets blocking the young guys- that will happen at this trade deadline and continue through the offseason



next year the Magic will be bottoming out, playing their lotto pick, and their young guys- using their cap space to help out other etams problems and acquire draft picks- all while looking at the future- and trying to get another high lotto pick or two


this is the last year the Cavs will be picking in the top 10 for a long time- - this is the first of a few years the Magic will be picking in the top 10 of the lotto
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
because Kyrie is playing with 2 rookies and a 2nd year player in the starting lineup!!!!


the Magic are playing with a bunch of 5 year vets and they suck- and are blocking the young guys
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
if Hennigan really is trying to replicate OKC- you will see him get rid of all teh vets, keep the cap space open and be opportunistic with it-

and play all the young guys- let them get experience, and have them lose a season or two and add high lotto pick to the mix who are ACTUAL building blocks- all the while adding additonal picks



not playing Jaqueer Nelson and Baby Davis- getting 10th in the East and blocking a bunch of young guys and getting the 9th pick in the lotto instead of the 3rd pick


if you guys cant understand the difference, then your hopeless
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
and a lot of good it did them
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
whyi n Gods name would u keep Reddick through a 3 year rebuilding process?

keep that cap room open in case you can take another teams Walton or Baron Davis in order to get their picks!!!

who cares if you get 10th in the East instead of 13th??????
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
yah and no one wants Nelson! no one wants that terrible contract for a point guard that is not even in the top half of the NBA
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
Orlando is like Penn State Football- this was Penn States last decent year before they fall into total crap- they still had that last recruiting class-

A few or Orlando's vets were still hanging around- very soon, all of them will be gone- (well the ones who's contracts are not so bad they cant be moved) and the Magic will bottom out next year-

and for the next 2-3 years they will be what the Cavs have been- in total rebuild and asset gathering mode...getting rid of all the veterans except for maybe 1 or 2 guys such as a Varejao who have real talent (all though really- they dnot have any of those)


next year you will see an awful Magic team playing their lotto pick, Nicholson, Vucevic, Harkless, and anoy other young players- and see them struggle- and get another high pick-

that is- if that Hennigan learned ANYTHINg at OKC thats what you will see
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
its funny...Reddicks name is being tossed about in trade rumors

If Nelson was any good- on a GAWD AWFUL Magic t eam, dont you think people would be talking about him?

NO THEY ARE NOT YA KNOW WHY? because his contract is awful and he wouldnt help anybody
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
hes definitely not in the top half of PGs in the league that is for sure
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
at this time next year the Cavs will be in playoff position while the Magic will be just bottoming out

thats a fact....the Magic have not even torn it down all the way yet....look for that to happen at the deadline and in the summer


12M in dead cap space with harrington and turk is a good start for next year thats for sure- Reddick will be gone if the GM has any talent at all for a draft pick or two


and if he can get rid of Davis' or Harringtons contract with Reddick that will be a MAJOR accomplishment
Posted Sunday February 10, 2013, About: Dwight Howard's dad: Kobe and son need to talk it out
hey, whatever you guys think....the Cavs are at the end of their rebuilding process and are ready to start adding talent through trades and free agency


the Magic have not even torn down the thing yet- the bottoming out of the team will be at some point next year after

Redick is gone

they are eating 12 million in dead cap room for Turk and H arrington since the GM did not have the brains to get rid of them in the Dwight deal (have no clue why he BROUGHT IN harrington)


at this time next year- the Cavs will be in position for a playoff spot- while the Magic will be bottoming out and will be the worst team in the east
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