John Wall has a massive $170 million designated player extension offer on the table from the Wizards, but has yet to commit to signing it. However, Wizards owner Ted Leonsis told reporters that despite Wall’s hesitation, he will ultimately choose to sign the offer.
The Wizards offered Wall the extension as soon as they were eligible to do so, but Wall said he would take his time to make a decision on any extension should it be offered.
Because Wall made third-team All-NBA this season, he is eligible to sign the extension. He averaged 23.1 points, 10.7 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game this season while leading Washington to its third playoff berth in four seasons.
For Portland, you have almost an unlimited mix-and-match of players who could be included in this deal. It could be Evan Turner and Vonleh; or Crabbe and Al-Farouq Aminu; or Mo Harkless, Ed Davis, and Vonleh; or Meyers Leonard, Aminu, and Harkless; or virtually any other combination you could think of that doesn’t include Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum, Jusuf Nurkic, and newly drafted Zach Collins.
Why would the Blazers make this trade? For exactly the reasons above. They have several really bad contracts, enough that they’re basically interchangeable, and some other decent players Cheap NFL Jerseys China who are expendable. It’s not an ideal spot.
Still, while Love would probably make the Trail Blazers a little bit Cheap Authentic Jerseys From China better, he doesn’t solve their defensive issues at all. Can he make their offense better than he hurts their defense, considering their offense was already 11th-best in the league?