ESPN’s Marc Stein reported that the Golden State Warriors are interested in shopping their power forward in Brandan Wright as he is probably now placed on the trade block.
Stein wrote, “Wright only made it onto the floor for 77 games in his first three seasons thanks largely to a run of shoulder injuries and hasn’t been able to catch up. Not even with David Lee (elbow), Louis Amundson (finger) and prized rookie Ekpe Udoh (wrist) all dealing with their own health woes.It’s likewise no secret that Amundson and Udoh are locks, albeit not quite at Lee’s level, to receive rotation priority from coach Keith Smart over Wright when everyone’s healthy.”
It was reported that the Indiana Pacers could be interested in Wright. Indiana may be weak at the power forward spot, but Indy may not be interested in him. He’ll most likely fit better somewhere in Miami or Sacramento, as those two teams were also involved in the rumors.
Chad Ford wrote the following as he said the Pacers have assets for bringing in Wright:
“They still need an athletic four to compliment Roy Hibbert. That’s their biggest weakness. They have assets, including T.J. Ford, Mike Dunleavy and Jeff Foster’s expiring contracts. They’ll also have a lot of cap space this summer. In other words, the Pacers are primed to get better either in February at the trade deadline or this summer. Larry Bird and David Morway have done a great job of rebuilding this team. It took a while, but the Pacers are back on the right track.”
I wouldn’t do the trade. I think the Pacers could be leaning more and more now to keeping T.J. Ford after how well he has been playing so far this season. Indy also likes Mike Dunleavy,as they still want him at starter, too, despite how Brandon Rush is playing. But I wouldn’t do the trade.
What do you guys think?