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How many "Needle Movers" really exist in the NBA?


Kobe, LBJ, Wade, Carmelo, Harden, KD,, Nowitzki, Howard , CP3 - are there any others?

Derrick Rose, Russell Westbrook, Stephen Curry, Paul George, Chris Bosh, John Wall and Kyrie Irving fit the up and coming movers, but are not quite there.

Blake Griffin - is he tier 1 or tier 2. How about any of the starting 5 of the Nets. I see all of them as tier 2-3 right now in the NBA Steve Nash also - might have slipped to a 2-3 guy.

The big 3 from the Spurs certainly move the needle but are getting older and IMO - not sure where they fit and each year their relative value to a different team decreases.

So, I am asking the Blazer fan base to tell me which of these was available to us this year? Give our short supply of cap space, which players AVAILABLE TO US would you have rather obtained other than the ones we did?

Does Omer Asik play 3-4 million better than Lopez + Wright? (players we sign with the cap space we had. Also, if we had to give up Wes and Meyers for him - how could we have made this up with another SG and athletic big?

We now have 2-3 million left and roster exemption, who else would you like to see a Blazer?

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