NBA Trade Scenario: Monta Ellis For Andre Iguodala?

February 13th, 2010 by Khalid Shakran Leave a reply »
It may happen at the Feb. 18 deadline or it may happen in the summer, but Monta Ellis will hear his name, sooner rather than later, surface amidst the profusion of trade talks.

It's become overly apparent that the Golden State Warriors will eventually facilitate a trade that involves their star guard. Head coach Don Nelson has never been fond of the 6'3'' guard after Baron Davis bolted for the Los Angeles Clippers, and has, with his slick mind, introduced Stephen Curry in order to slowly but surely move Ellis out of the Warriors' picture overall.

One of the possible trade scenarios that might pan out for Ellis may involve Philadelphia 76er's guard Andre Iguodala. An Ellis-for-Iguodala move would be beneficial for two struggling teams with similar aspirations.

Iguodala for the Warriors

The 6'6'', 207-pound versatile guard can play multiple positions for the ailing Bay Area based team—an aspect Nelson admires about players. In addition to his versatility, Iguodala is a much stronger and powerful guard than Ellis will ever be.

Iguodala's most coveted asset lies on the defensive end, an area where he i ...

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