Comment Opinions Please. Is This Fair?
This Is Part 2 Of A Three Trade Series Where The Raptors Retool Their Roster Around Scottie Barnes, OG Anunoby, & Gary Trent Jr.
Please Check Out The Very First Trade If You Haven’t Already.
MIN: Fred VanVleet & Chris Boucher
TOR: D’Angelo Russell, Wendell Moore, Naz Reid, & 2023 NYK 2nd
Minnesota‘a Next Moves To Make
• Sign Tony Snell
Timberwolves Ideal Starting Lineup:
VanVleet, Edwards, McDaniels, Towns, & Gobert
McLaughlin, Nowell, Prince, Anderson, & Boucher
Rest Of Bench:
Rivers, Forbes, Snell, Minott, & Knight
Why Toronto Does This?
After moving on from Pacal Siakam in a previous trade, it would be obvious for Toronto to move on from their veteran guard in Fred VanVleet as well. He’s due for a contract extension so the Raptors should look to trade him away & not risk losing him for nothing in the offseason. A deal like this gives Toronto multiple positive things. Firstly, they get a size-able expiring contract in D’Angelo Russell in order to open up cap space in the offseason. Then second, the Raptors land two young players in Wendell Moore & Naz Reid. Both of whom can definitely be long term pieces around GTJ, OG, & Scottie. And lastly, an extra 2nd in the upcoming draft, which is projected to be very deep.
Lineups Will Be Shown In Part 3 Of This Three Trade Series
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