Luke Willson

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  • Ciaran Gowan posted 1486 days ago

    Ciaran Gowan

    I don't think the Hawks would trade two guys that they just drafted for three guys that they easily could have signed as free agents if they really wanted them. Schroeder is a better prospect than Murry, Nogueira is a significantly better prospect than Aldrich and they don't really need a guy like K-Mart that badly.

  • Ciaran Gowan posted 1506 days ago

    Ciaran Gowan

    All things considered, it sounds like a fair deal, but the question comes down to whether the Thunder would rather have Jackson or Smith. Jackson is younger, doesn't have off-court issues, could be primed for a breakout year and is a long-term option as he'll be a restricted free agent at the end of his contract.

    Meanwhile, Smith has proven he can't stay consistent, is more expensive and will be an unrestricted free agent in 2-3 years.

    Smith can't be traded until January, so if Jackson and/or Jeremy Lamb haven't shown they can be legit scorers off the bench by then and J.R. is playing well, I think that trade is a possibility. But, if Jackson or Lamb is averaging 10-12 points and J.R. is sill J.R., I don't see it.

  • Ciaran Gowan posted 1573 days ago

    Ciaran Gowan

    I think that would be a decent trade for both sides, but I doubt the Grizzlies would be willing to break up their core after making the conference finals.

  • Zach Gewelb posted 1578 days ago

    Zach Gewelb

    Hey Luke. Thanks for the comments. I appreciate you following my work. Stay tuned for more. Thanks again.

  • Ciaran Gowan posted 1610 days ago

    Ciaran Gowan

    Thanks Luke. I've been a bit busy this week, but I just did an article on the MWP signing and should have a few more coming over the next few days.