Eddie Johnson, who played for 17 seasons in the NBA, has strong words about the chances of the Sacramento Kings, Washington Wizards and Miami Heat in the 2016-2017 NBA Season. The former NBA player claims that those three teams are in need of an “overhaul” if they want to be a real contender in the new season.
In a video for Hoops Hype, Johnson tackled the situations with the Heat, Wizards and Kings to fuel NBA trade rumors that these teams will be active in deals before the new season begins.
For Miami, he claims that Pat Riley should feel “uncomfortable” about their chances next season with just Goran Dragic and Hassan Whiteside as the centerpiece for the franchise.
For Washington, Johnson called the duo of John Wall and Bradley Beal as an “ultra-talented backcourt” but questioned the pair’s ability to co-exist with each other.
For Sacramento, Johnson said that they have to deal with the DeMarcus Cousins drama and how to improve the team around him. The ex-NBA player contends that trading Cousins will get the Kings draft picks and skilled players, and that the Kings should consider trading the big man this season.
With Johnson’s suggestion that these teams should overhaul their roster, here is a three-way trade, via Real GM trade checker, that involves the Wizards, Heat and Kings that can satisfy their short and long-term plans.
The Kings will receive Bradley Beal, Marcin Gortat and Josh McRoberts, they can restart their rebuilding without Cousins and get a franchise player in Beal and also get Gortat and McRoberts, who can both contribute immediately. The Wizards can also send a future first round pick to Sacramento or Miami to sweeten the deal.
The Heat will receive Rudy Gay, Kosta Koufus and Markieff Morris so they can move on from Chris Bosh, whose status is still unknown if he can return to play in the NBA. This trade saves Miami from the big salary of Bosh and gets three players that will be necessary for the team to battle for a playoff spot in the upcoming season.
The Wizards will receive DeMarcus Cousins, Chris Bosh and Ben McLemore and immediately becomes an East contender. They win this trade outright even without Bosh with Cousins and McLemore fitting in with star point guard John Wall.
Should the teams listen to Eddie Johnson’s suggestion of an overhaul in their roster? Does this 3-way trade make sense like the NBA trade rumors surrounding the Heat, Wizards and Kings?
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