NBA Trade Rumors: Extreme Makeover, Oklahoma City Thunder Roster Edition

February 18th, 2010 by Casey Womack Leave a reply »
With the trade deadline coming to a close within 24 hours, just about every GM's phone will be ringing off the hook all day long. Thunder GM Sam Presti definitely fits into that category.

So just for fun, let's play the 'what if' game with the Oklahoma City Thunder and try to throw some trade ideas out there.

My favorite trade idea, which is extremely unlikely, is going after somebody like Marc Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies. The Thunder could send something like Nenad Krstic, Kyle Weaver and a first round draft pick for Gasol.

Yes, it's just about as realistic as the Thunder getting Dwight Howard. But who cares? We can throw the idea out there.  

It would dump off some cap space for the Thunder and add some extra experience for the Memphis Grizzlies, who are quickly falling into a slump.

A big man is all the Thunder need.  If Presti goes after somebody other than a center, I will put my face in a bowl of fire.  

So what big guys in the NBA other than Gasol would be a realistic fit for the Thunder?

It needs to be somebody who is aggressive. That's been the weak link for the Thunder by having Kr ...

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