Trade for Okafor

I am not sure if this has been mentioned before on GSoM, but do you think the Bobcats would pull the trigger if Chris Mullin offered Brandan Wright and Corey Maggette for Emeka Okafor?

Why I think the Bobcats might make the deal:

Brandan Wright is obviously a big time prospect that we can afford to trade because we also have Anthony Randolph, who in my opinion has a chance to be a better player than Wright. Okafor is being paid 12 million a year. It's not like Maggette for 10 mil a year is much better, but it sounds to me like Charlotte is doing everything in their power to move Gerald Wallace as well. If the Warriors can trade Mike Dunleavy and Troy Murphy, then trading Wallace should not be an insurmountable task. In other words, they will need a 2/3 man who can score in the half court. That man is Maggette.


Why we need Okafor:

It's obvious enough why, we get our ass kicked on the boards pretty much every game. Okafor will be able to guard the Boozer's and Amare's of the west. Biedrins is a bit light in the tail, and pairing him up with a 255 pound physical specimen like Okafor would not only solidify our lead in shotblocking, but would obviously allow Biedrins to battle one opponent for a rebound, instead of 2 or 3 or 4....


Is Biedrins a good enough scorer to play with Okafor?

Emeka is not an offensive player. Randolph will get points from everywhere as he improves, but will Biedrins ever be that kind of player you can rely on when the jumper betrays? When we need points inside? 


I'd like to know why you think this would be a good or bad trade, and if the Bobcats would be interested in Maggette/Wright, or any other combination of pieces that you think would rather be accepted. I HONOSTLY BELIEVE that Okafor is exactly the kind of player the W's need. He and Adrish Beeedringch would rebound ALL. Not to mention, it'd be tough to drive in there if Nellie had Okafor, Turiaf, and Randolph on the court at the same time. There would be many hard fouls, blocks, and changed shots...



This FanPost is a submission from a member of the mighty Golden State of Mind community. While we're all here to throw up that W, these words do not necessarily reflect the views of the GSoM Crew. Still, chances are the preceding post is Unstoppable Baby!

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