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Jones wouldn't be a bad idea because it would be another great trade of addition by subtraction because it would give us another very good veteran with many years left. Any trade for Jones would spread out the playing time, allowing the young players to develop quicker. Jones would give the Bulls a great defender who has the ability to control or shut down top SG's and SF's.

The only problem with Jones is that he costs around the max, but if Eddie Robinson is involved in the trade, I believe this would be one the Bulls cannot pass up.

C- Eddy Curry
PF- Donyell Marshall/Tyson Chandler
SF- Jalen Rose
SG- Eddie Jones
PG- Jay Williams/Jamal Crawford

SG- Trenton Hassell
PF- Tyson Chandler/Donyell Marshall
PG- Jamal Crawford/Jay Williams
C- Corey Blount

Not too bad. Maybe a playoff birth
 

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The Bulls send Fizer, Robinson, Hoiberg and Bagaric to Miami for EJ.
What a joke, fellas. Nobody wants Eddie Robinson and his lousy longterm contract. I agree that, now that Alonzo Mourning is done for, that both Eddie Jones AND Brian Grant can be had for not a whole hell of a lot, but the Heat would only trade these guys in order to dump their contracts. Maybe Brian Grant somehow to the 76ers for Derrick Coleman (whose contract is up at the end of the season).

Eddie Jones has way more trade value than Brian Grant, obviously, but what would it take to get him into a Bulls uniform? No doubt Pat Riley would be interested in seeing what Marcus Fizer and Jamal Crawford can do, but I don't think you guys realize just how undesirable "E-Rob" (the most unaccomplished player in the history of sports with a recognizable nickname) really is. In fact, I just looked over the Bulls' salaries, and the only way that the Bulls can get Jones is if Riles takes on "E-Rob," which AIN'T gonna happen. ACTUALLY, if the Bulls were to throw in their 2003 1st round pick, Miami would probably do it, but I can't imagine why Jerry Krause would agree to such a thing.

Here are a few trade possibilities for Eddie Jones:

1) Eddie Jones to the Hawks; Theo Ratliff and Dion Glover to the Heat. Ratliff is an injury-prone player who Atlanta cannot depend on, and Glover is not going to get re-signed by the Hawks next summer, anyway. The Hawks were in bad enough shape at SG BEFORE this DerMarr Johnson car accident, but Jones gives the team a star at the position. Nazr Mohammed will start at center in Ratliff's stead. Miami is desperate for help inside after the loss of Zo (Vladimir Stepania AIN'T gonna CUT IT) and are willing to take a gamble on Ratliff. Ratliff also makes less money over a shorter period of time than Jones.

2) Eddie Jones to the Nets; Kerry Kittles, Lucious Harris, and a future 1st round pick to the Heat. Jones is obviously a major upgrade at SG over Kittles and makes the veteran Nets even more dangerous. Jones gives the team a legit #2 scoring option (something they don't have at the moment, in case you haven't noticed). Harris' contract is up next summer, and Kittles' contract is much cheaper and is expires sooner than Jones' contract. And Kittles ISN'T a bad player, you know.

3) Eddie Jones to the Mavs; Nick Van Exel to the Heat. If Mark Cuban DOES, in fact, sign Rashard Lewis pretty soon, that means that Michael Finley will be shopped around for some help inside and maybe a backup point guard. Jones would be an acceptable replacement for Finley. Van Exel's contract is cheaper than Jones', and is up in just two seasons, two years sooner than Jones' contract expires. Van Exel would also have a huge year or two in Miami.

4) Eddie Jones to the Mavs; Nick Van Exel to the Knicks; Kurt Thomas, Charlie Ward, and Frank Williams to the Heat. This trade cannot happen until mid-December (because you can't trade a just-drafted player until then, them's the rules). The Knicks get their PG, the Mavs get Jones (again, only if the team trades Finley for some help inside and a backup PG), the Heat get a potential PG-of-the-future, their starting PF for the next two seasons (Grant moves over to C), and Ward (whose contract, like Thomas's, expires two years from now).

5) Eddie Jones to the Timberwolves; Terrell Brandon and a future 1st round pick to the Heat. Jones gives the team a legit #2 scoring option in the event that Wally World either gets traded or does not get re-signed next summer. Brandon is very good when healthy, and his contract is cheaper than Jones' AND expires one year sooner.

6) Eddie Jones to the Kings; Doug Christie and Scot Pollard to the Heat. Jones is a significant upgrade over Christie at SG, and the offseason additions of Keon Clark and Jumaine Jones make Pollard expendable. Christie and Pollard would both obviously start and play lots of minutes for Miami right away.
 

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save your time and don't post dumb trades

miami wont do any of these
 

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hahahaha robyg1974, u really think any of these trades r even close to becoming true???
though i respect what u said but its clear that u dont kow the value of jones.
jones is one of the BEST defenders in the league and he puts consistent numbers.
here is a reply to every one of ur trade suggestions

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brian grant is playing at center next year, so ratliff is outta the picture even though he an black and defendwell, but riles is sick of gambling on injured players

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jones is gonna be the second scoring option behind who?????
no one scored or will score over 15 ppg in the nets team, jones then becomes the num.1 option and will get over 20 ppg with kidd dishing.
this helps the nest too much, i agree, but it KILLS the heat.

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mark cuban is not putting lewis over finley. he already has his chemistry going in his 1-2-3 punch, he has to upgrade in 3 and 5 positions, not change the 3 kids he has. and then what do we do with best if we get NVE? jim jackson could strat as sg and do pretty well, but then we would need more than NVE for jones. and cuban has not much to offer.

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u sound like a knicks fan here. 'nuff said.

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hahaha the timberwolves r concerned about brandon's health, and riley knows that. he's not getting him. the one person we might be interrested in is KG, and this aint gonna happen unless we throw in brian grant too, in this case i am for it.

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polard is way too cheap. maybe keon clark would do.
 

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they are DUMB-Wayne Hyzinga (sp.) doesnt own the Heat-we're not breaking up the team
 
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