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    ...traded Brandan Wright because he dissed his Airness in the post draft selection interview?



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    Re: Do you think Michael Jordan...

    What did he say? I missed it...



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    Re: Do you think Michael Jordan...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone#1 View Post
    ...traded Brandan Wright because he dissed his Airness in the post draft selection interview?
    ummm no. He traded him becuase he has a team full of project payers with 1-2 years of experience and he needs a veteran scorer that can bring some excitement to the franchise and sell some tickets...ie J Rich.


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    Re: Do you think Michael Jordan...

    Stu scott asked him how he felt being the only player drafted so far where his boss could beat him 1 on 1. (or something to that effect) and Brandon responded the Michael did not want any part of his game. Nothing harsh and was all in good fun.


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    Re: Do you think Michael Jordan...

    I'm not sure what the right answer is, but it was funny listening to Stephen A. Smith diss Jordan.



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    Re: Do you think Michael Jordan...

    Quote Originally Posted by shildreth View Post
    ummm no. He traded him becuase he has a team full of project payers with 1-2 years of experience and he needs a veteran scorer that can bring some excitement to the franchise and sell some tickets...ie J Rich.
    Richardson's career scoring average is about 18 ppg...not really a tremendous scorer. As for selling tickets...believe me, drafting ex-UNC players (like Felton, May, and Wright) to play in Charlotte helps sell tickets!

    I don't think Jordan would trade the guy because of the comments but some think it may have had something to do with it because Jordan has a pretty big ego.

    However, it does not appear that Jordan is on his way to being the next Jerry West (ie: a great player that becomes a great front office exec).



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    Re: Do you think Michael Jordan...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone#1 View Post
    Richardson's career scoring average is about 18 ppg...not really a tremendous scorer. As for selling tickets...believe me, drafting ex-UNC players (like Felton, May, and Wright) to play in Charlotte helps sell tickets!

    I don't think Jordan would trade the guy because of the comments but some think it may have had something to do with it because Jordan has a pretty big ego.

    However, it does not appear that Jordan is on his way to being the next Jerry West (ie: a great player that becomes a great front office exec).
    Anyone see Jordan play for the Wizards at the end.... And that was a few years ago. Most Bulls fans have probably blocked that out. Besides, Jordan is a huge trash talker, you'd think he'd respect that.



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    Re: Do you think Michael Jordan...

    Jordan made no secret that he wanted to bring in a veteran.



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