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The Baseline: NBA All-Star, Injuries and Trade Scenarios

The NBA season is providing its usual drama and intrigue even amidst the pandemic. The Baseline remains steadfast in bringing that drama to your ears in a digestible way. On this week’s show the fellas dive into another week of league news including;

News and Notes

NBA votes to have All-Star game March 7.

  • Is this decision wise or just based on money?

Christian Wood to miss extended time

  • Can the Rockets keep things afloat with their big free-agent acquisition?

Meyers Leonard out for the year/Avery Bradley to miss 3-4 weeks

  • Cal ponders if they will be truly missed by the Miami Heat

Matthew Dellavadova considering retirement

  • Is he destined to help Australia and the continued globalization of the league?

The Breakdown

NBA trade rumors & ideas

Knicks acquire Derrick Rose for Dennis Smith Jr and a future 2nd rd pick

  • Is this just Thibs going after his guys or does this make the Knicks’ playoff chances better?
  • How will Immanuel Quickley and others be impacted?

Lonzo Ball/JJ Reddick

  • Do these two need new destinations?
  • Does Reddick fit the needs of a contender?

Evan Fournier/Aaron Gordon

  • Cal expresses his frusrtration with the Orlando Magic holding on to the hope of a future that isn’t possible

DeMar DeRozan/LaMarcus Aldridge

  • Shaw indicates that DeRozan has value while Aldridge looks like a shell of himself.

Thaddeus Young/Nemanja Bjelica

  • Two power forwards with skilsets that could help a team like Philly or maybe the Celtics

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