How on earth are people souring on Danny Ainge? Everybody keeps saying “they need a superstar”, do they not have Isaiah Thomas? Then they say, “it’s time to cash in the chips”, did they not win the Eastern Conference? They are running the most efficient version of “the process” ever!
And why give up all your assets for a one-year rental in PG, when you can get Hayward for nothing?
Building for the present and future is and always will be the smartest move.
The cap is down to $99m for next season. Having rookie scale contracts alongside your superstars is the best way to compete. You don’t want your team too top heavy or your team goes -12 while Lebron is on the bench.
If they didn’t think Fultz was a fit, getting Tatum AND another 1st rounder is genius.