NBA Rumors: O.J. Mayo and Hasheem Thabeet To Warriors For Monta Ellis?

June 8th, 2010 by FootBasket Leave a reply »
There is major speculation that O.J. Mayo will be traded to the Golden State Warriors with last years No. 2 overall pick Hasheem Thabeet. Monta Ellis would go to Memphis to complete the deal.

If the trade were to happen, it would be quite a steal for Golden State. They would have two young players to develop. Mayo would be their main scorer and Thabeet would be the missing piece to there defense.

Memphis is Monta Ellis's hometown, and he could be the face of there franchise. Ellis though, is a ballhog— I would expect Rudy Gay to leave Memphis if this happened.

I would expect Golden State to be a playoff contender if this happened. Stephen Curry with O.J. Mayo, Hasheem Thabeet, and the No. 6 pick in the 2010 NBA Draft would be a scary team to face if they get chemistry going.

Memphis is stuck in a bad position if they make this trade. They will be left with really no other stars then Monta Ellis. Also, they would be contending for the worst record in the NBA next year, in my opinion.

The one huge question is, why would Memphis trade away their last two draft picks for Monta Ellis? They would have drafted Mayo and Th ...

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