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Seeking Veterans - Tail Wagging The Dog?

Are we seeing here an example of the tail wagging the dog?

Pritchard: Let the cake bake.  We'll grow organically.

McMillan: I need veterans.  Let's get us some veterans.

 

Who's in control here, the dog or the tail?  We are about to make, it appears, a big move(s), expensive and difficult to retract to acquire one or more of  Nate's  preciously viewed veterans. 

Coaches of course - to hold their jobs -  see the need to win immediately.  GM's are more often  in a position to think longer term.  From his vantage point,  Nate's requests/demands are totally understandable.  But should Pritchard be sacrificing or undermining a good degree of the very skillful maneuvering he has heretofore done to build our extremely promising and talented group of young Blazers players?  

Also  lurking though in the back of my mind,  is this statement (as reported by Quick) that KP made following a discussion with Paul Allen: "Overall our time line has moved up" (to me that was an ominous statement  for a couple of reasons and one I  felt would have repercussions).

So could it be it isn't the tail doing the wagging after all and instead it's the 'big dog" who is controlling the movements? 

What are your thoughts?  Why are we seemingly making these aggressive moves to acquire a 30 year old veteran such as Turkoglu for a position that already seems quite occupied with young talent?

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