Well, Draymond had as many as 10 offers at one point in time. It took some time to narrow everything down, but we are very happy with our final destination.
Toronto offers a unique blend of talent and we feel Draymond will fit in very well there.
Advantage #1 is the Eastern Conference. Draymond isn't ring-chasing or anything but who doesn't want to win?
Advantage #2 is a clear starting spot. Most teams had this for a player of his caliber of course. Still, one or two teams almost had "too much" talent at the positions Draymond plays, and Toronto has a gaping hole at PF that Mr. Green will slide into effortlessly.
Advantage #3 is a nice balanced roster. Joining Roy Hibbert in the frontcourt, this team is going to be pretty damn tough to score on. Kyle Lowry is also a nice defensive guard. DeMar can focus even more on his scoring and Korver can continue to help stretch the floor.
Advantage #4 is that this team is locked up long term for the most part. A team like the Lakers has nearly nothing on the roster after this coming season, at least compared to having Hibbert / DeRozan / Lowry / Ennis / Olynyk / KCP all on long-term deals that net the Raptors BR's.
Advantage #5 is a good GM with a plan. Once again, I wouldn't say Bryan Colangelo is unique on this advantage but his team is locked up long-term, in a good conference, and he'll likely have about 20 million next season to maybe pursue a different SF (or PF, sliding Draymond over to SF which would be fine with Mr. Green).
Overall, it was a combination of all of these factors and even more that made the Toronto Raptors the choice for Draymond Green.
Year 1: $15,000,000 Year 2: $16,650,000 Year 3: $18,481,500 Year 4: $20,514,465 Year 5: $22,771,056 (PO)
He strongly considered the Lakers, Hornets, Magic, Nets (they withdrew their offer once they signed Monroe though), and Rockets (returning team but didn't have cap in the end to make it happen) at various times in this process.
Good pick up. Solid team. His role here is pretty much the same as on the RL GSW.
Personal Rating System so you know where I'm coming from. Superstars 90+ All-Star 85-89 Great Starters 81-84 Starter Caliber 79-80 Good Bench Guys 77-78 3pt Specialist type guys 75-76 Prospects/End of the Bench 69-74
Post by Bryan Colangelo on Jul 14, 2015 12:20:32 GMT
Unreal! Glad to have green aboard and finally I don’t have to look for a PF. After losing out on Millsap, Horford and Love, Green is a great pick up for my team and it didn’t cost me anything but money.
Billy King: you can try to trade for whiteside when you get me drunk
Jan 19, 2020 14:33:32 GMT
Billy King: ive got a big phd interview tour coming up in san diego, palo alto, corvallis, seattle, and honolulu if anyone wants to get a drink
Jan 19, 2020 14:33:20 GMT
Josh Barber: Ben McLemore is looking for offers again! Send me something more than the minimum!
Jan 19, 2020 14:10:39 GMT
Ian Noble: December 15th posted! and rating changes posted!
Jan 19, 2020 11:33:29 GMT
Walt Frazier: Updated/Modified Ish Smith and Vucevic as well.
Jan 18, 2020 22:44:18 GMT
Walt Frazier: Latest batch just sent to Ian Noble. Created Bazley & Boucher, updates to Kanter, Dwight, Ariza, DeAndre Jordan, Ingram, BAM, FVV, Trae Young, Jaylen, Sabonis, Ingles, & Bruce Brown.
Jan 18, 2020 22:44:04 GMT
Tom Izzo: Billy King has a league? I wanna see this
Jan 18, 2020 22:22:13 GMT
James Kay: we have a discord though
Jan 18, 2020 21:03:10 GMT
James Kay: not sure how to use the slack
Jan 18, 2020 21:02:49 GMT
Walt Frazier: I think he actually designates the year that the BRs kick in by making that year and subsequent years on the contract in italics
Jan 18, 2020 19:55:21 GMT
Josh Barber: I think Billy King tracks it in his rosters page in his league. Like if the player is set up to have BRs after the contract ends, you just add another year in a new color
Jan 18, 2020 19:07:12 GMT
Tom Izzo: I did some searching to find the contracts but took me a bit
Jan 18, 2020 17:51:03 GMT
Tom Izzo: I definitely think it would. I only bring it up because I have no idea what contract length my guys were signed under
Jan 18, 2020 17:50:49 GMT
Ian Noble: December 14th posted!
Jan 18, 2020 14:53:03 GMT
Ian Noble: Unfortunately no, but now that you mention it - it would be useful
Jan 18, 2020 14:38:41 GMT
Tom Izzo: Is there a place to see bird rights?
Jan 18, 2020 1:57:43 GMT
Tom Izzo: Oooh. I mean we can use whatever. I pushed out the link in a post but if you'd rather use yours if matters not to me. I did go to that link though, but it didn't work
Jan 18, 2020 0:35:18 GMT
Ian Noble: I did make dynastyfive.slack.com if you'd prefer it
Jan 18, 2020 0:28:54 GMT
Tom Izzo: You're probably right. Well... I'm going to push it out anyway. If it dies it dies
Jan 18, 2020 0:27:35 GMT
Larry Bird: You can turn on email when you get a message.
Jan 18, 2020 0:26:52 GMT