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Report: Cavs want first-round pick for Sessions

Posted on: February 8, 2012 7:16 pm
Edited on: February 8, 2012 7:44 pm
 
The Cavaliers reportedly want a first-round trade pick for Ramon Sessions. (Getty Images)
By Matt Moore 

Ramon Sessions has been on the trade block for, well, pretty much his entire career. And now a report indicates there is a price in place for the talented, but never-starting point guard. From the News-Herald in Ohio: 
Guard Ramon Sessions is expected to opt out of his contract after this season. He'd be seeking a multiyear deal. He's scheduled to earn $4.6 million next season.

That's one reason you'll hear Sessions' name a lot in trade talks, as evidenced by recent rumors of the Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks inquiring about his services. The Cavs want a first-round pick in exchange for Sessions.
via NBA: Bob Finnan's three points and rumor mill - news-herald.com.

The problem with reports of this nature is they give no indication of what "a first-round pick " means. There's a huge gap in the NBA between picks No. 30 and No. 15 and No.15 and No.1. So a first-round pick has a world of difference. If the Cavaliers are asking for a 10-15 pick, thats likely high. Likewise, a pick that would facilitate a trade to, say, the Lakers likely would mean something under his value, even if packaged with a contract filler player. 

The Cavs do need to move him, however. He has too much value on their bench but not nearly as much as budding star Kyrie Irving. The Lakers and Knicks have both been linked to talks with the Cavs, but with budding young point guard Jeremy Lin making waves in New York and the Lakers still eyeing a major trade for Dwight Howard, th eoptions may not be there.

Sessions is also having a down season, shooting only 34 percent, while holding relatively steady in assist rate. Sessions is likely to get offers, but that first-round pick likely doesn't have the value it did a few months ago. With Kyrie Irving's concussion, however, it'll be a while before the Cavs resume talks should they come in.
Comments

Since: Dec 9, 2011
Posted on: February 8, 2012 11:00 pm
 

Report: Cavs want first-round pick for Sessions

"Steal the best"

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AHA!


U Mad Bro?

Moron. 



Since: May 29, 2009
Posted on: February 8, 2012 10:24 pm
 

Report: Cavs want first-round pick for Sessions

Psssh, "Get the Best"? If Sessions ran the offense he WOULD BE a top 10.  Have you ever seen the guy in a starting role?!  Watch the man play before you comment next time.
no offense, but i don't care where ramon sessions was starting and for who -- he wouldn't be a top 10 point guard in the NBA.  just off the top of my head -- PG's who are in an entirely different class than sessions:  Derrick Rose, Rajon Rondo, Chris Paul, Russel Westbrook, Deron Williams, John Wall, Stephen Curry, Steve Nash, Brandon Jennings.  That is 10 right there that Sessions isn't close to being as good as.

his career lines of 44% from the field, 23% from 3pt range and less than 5 assists a game should tell you he isn't anywhere near the top 10 in the NBA.  he has potential, but alot of guys do. 



Since: Jul 18, 2009
Posted on: February 8, 2012 10:19 pm
 

Report: Cavs want first-round pick for Sessions

I would say the motto of the Lakers is usually 'Steal the best'



Since: Jan 26, 2010
Posted on: February 8, 2012 9:19 pm
 

Report: Cavs want first-round pick for Sessions

Psssh, "Get the Best"? If Sessions ran the offense he WOULD BE a top 10.  Have you ever seen the guy in a starting role?!  Watch the man play before you comment next time.



Since: Sep 10, 2007
Posted on: February 8, 2012 9:06 pm
 

Report: Cavs want first-round pick for Sessions

Yes the Lakers need a point guard, but the motto of the Lakers is "Get the Best"  Sessions is not the best.  He is not even a top 10 point guard.  So he is not worth it. This is especially true if the Lakers believe they can pick up Deron Wiliams in Free agency during the off season.,


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