Peja Stojakovic Signs with New Orleans Hornets

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  1. Buddwalk

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    Guranteed before they had Peja.
     
  3. Samphin

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    Vlad Radmonovich signed with the Lakers today as well. He should give them a nice outside scoring presence which should help alleivate the TRIPLE teams Kobe gets.

    Rumors abound that they are in the mix for Al Harirngton on a S & T.
     
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    Harrington is most likely to either sign with chicago or be part of a deal to the knicks that would send the hawks stephon marbury :wink: :wink: :wink:

    Vlad should help kobe, but hes going to be an off the bench player at best cause he cant defend a bank with a machine gun :chuckle:
     
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    Why would Al Harrington sign with the Bulls? There's no future for him there.

    As for the Hornets, how stupid. They were building a nice, young team there and now they're overpaying one of the league's most worthless players. Peja is a pure jumpshooter now, he's proven that he is nothing more and he won't show up for the team when it counts the most. I wouldn't give him more than the MLE.....
     
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    Come on man, he's one of the best shooters in the NBA.

    Also, look beyond basketball. Look what the city of New Orleans needs.

    A big name. An all-star.
    This is a boost for the team and the city in it's revitalization.

    Good for Peja and the city of New Orleans.
     
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    Chris Paul is going to be that model citizen/All-Star that the city needs.

    I think that Peja will bring them down with nothing but disappointment. I just can't stand the idea of such a lazy individual getting all that money. Hell, Jared Jeffries works harder, and he won't get nearly as much..
     
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    Bro you know better then most how gifted of a pg chris paul is...what he really lacked last year was someone to take some pressure off of him. Despite Peja being just a pure jump shooter he'll still add 15-20 ppg which will be perfectly enough with paul leading the way :wink: :wink: :wink:

    I disagree and agree with you here...worthless no, he'll add 15-20 ppg which is what that team needs to take pressure of chris paul while there two rookies cedric simmons and hilton armstrong develop in the nba. Lazy is the right word to describe peja though...The guy doesnt play defense at all, and doesnt rebound for a guy his size. All he'll do is add points, better then what they had though...also he is being overpaid for what hes adding
     
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    even the best passer needs people to pass to. Every team needs a player like peja who can stretch a d and knock down open j's. It allows your big men to be more effective especially when its a sf cause thats usually the player who comes to help in double team situations so obviously having a scorer at the 3 is huge. As much as anything its a philosophical question on how you structure a team as a GM and only a few players have a sweeter shot then peja. Yeah they probably overpaid but so did the Lakers to get vlad for the same exact reason and peja is a far better player.

    Jared Jefferies dont score 20ppg a night, hes lucky to get 6-8 many games.
     
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    :lol: they said that about morrison on ESPN. didnt they?
     
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    WOOW Peja will make them great
     
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    yup thats where I got it from :wink: :wink: :wink:

    Morrison >>> Stojakovic
     
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    So basically the Pacers traded Artest for nothing? Great move.
     
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    Harrington for Marbury straight up?

    I know the Knicks aren't going to get equal value for him, but damn. Harrington would be good to stick in there beside Curry and Frye.

    That would mean Isiah would be trusting Franchise to run the offense, that or he thinks that Nate is ready.
     
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    Any news on Ben Wallace coming to Minny?
     
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    Have not heard any but with myself being a Pistons fan I want Ben out of Detriot. He is just not a dominant player. Sure he'll get his blocks and boards on the defensive side of the ball but on offense he cant do squat. He's rather small 6'9 and dont even mention free throws. I think even if the pistons dont get a Super Star in a sign and trade for Ben it will still be worth it to get rid of him.
     
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    forget stevie turnover, id trade him and marbury for harrington just to dump their salary, drama, and address sf. And if we did that, the guards who deserve to play, crawford and nate, would be able to start.
     
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    If Simmons plays more than 5 minutes a game it will be a miracle, or the team will be incredibly injury ridden. The guy did nothing in college other than have 2 good games against Duke. Armstrong is an enigma....he does nothing for 3 yrs, wakes up as a senior and turns that into 10 mil. Who knows if he will ever put forth the effort again after getting paid.

    New Orleans lucked out with Paul....but they are going in the wrong direction. Even with Peja they are easily the worst team in their division.
     
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    agree with you on simmons but armstron is an a\entirely different player then the picture you paint. His offensive skill set is very limited as his shot is a little awkward but he finally figured out the art of shot blocking last year and thats where his presence was felt. He was a huge part of the reason that Uconn led the nation in blocks the last 2 years. He and Boone became very proficient at it. Armstrong also added about 15lbs between his jr and sr seasons so he wasnt pushed around as easily and that made a difference in his defense and his rebounding.
     
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    hornets are also getting bobby jackson.
     
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    peja = way overpaid
     
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    Nice pickup by the Hornets.
     
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    I agree with simmons...hes got potential but all he did was have 2 good games against duke in college. [means nothing to me] But Armstrong is entirely different yes, he woke up this year but he was a shot blocking machine this season. I think armstrong may be fighting for a starting spot on that roster this year...Now saying there there the worst team in there division is debatable they won 38 games last year with a rookie chris paul...Another year added onto his belt will only help the kid and now hes got a couple weapons.

    Hornets expected to sign bobby jackson too
    http://www.nba.com/news/305566.html
     
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    i'm so glad that the lakers got the cheap man's version of peja in vlade
     
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    anyone else think that this contract will be just as bad as the steve francis trade by new york last year???
     

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