Sounds like Redick might be a trade target prior to due date
It’s been 2 seasons given that JJ Redick left the Sixers for the higher-paying pastures of New Orleans. After having a hard time without Redick’s lethal shooting last season, the Sixers attempted to spot over his lack with the additions of Seth Curry and Danny Green this year, in addition to the advancement of Furkan Korkmaz and Shake Milton’s variety.
However Redick’s time in New Orleans appears to be using thin, and the veterinarian might be offered in a trade, that makes you a minimum of ask the concern …… should the Sixers attempt to bring JJ back to include shooting depth?
The Pelicans are apparently “open” to talking about a Redick trade, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania:
You can never ever have excessive shooting on your team, and while Redick’s $13 million cap hit is at least a little excessive, he comes off the books after this season.
There are, then, 2 concerns you ask yourself if you desire the Sixers to offer New Orleans a call.
1. What does a Redick trade expense?
2. Does he fit on this team?
In regards to expense, I can’t picture the Pelicans will have the ability to recover much for Redick himself. The 36-year-old is off to a cold start from deep, and while shooters are infamously streaky, he’s shooting simply 30% from 3 on approximately 5 efforts per night, while playing 20 minutes per game. His two-point shooting is as low as it’s been considering that 2009.
The larger challenge would be matching his income without quiting possessions you worth. Terrence Ferguson’s $4 million is movable. However somewhere else? Very little that you ‘d like to trade for an aging shooter. Perhaps Danny Green’s $15 million agreement as a one-for-one, however at that point you’re simply trading one old shooter for another.
Now, does Redick fit on this team in a basketball sense? Type of. He’s a shooter, and you generally desire as numerous shooters as possible nowadays, particularly when your finest player is a huge male like Joel Embiid.
However in between the minutes the Sixers are presently designating to Seth Curry, Tyrese Maxey, Furkan Korkmaz, and Shake Milton … there’s not actually a lots of area for Redick.
So eventually, while it’s fine to keep in mind Redick’s period with the Sixers fondly, it’s finest if they sit this one out.