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CBA changes and Mid-season trades

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#1 spideyo

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 02:48 PM

With the elimination of the Type A/B free agents and most draft pick compensations, what do you think the long-term impact will be on mid-season trades? It already seems like a lot of teams are more reluctant to get "rental players". Will we start seeing a lot fewer mid-season trades, at least big name ones?

#2 diehardtwinsfan

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 02:53 PM

my guess is that not nearly as many big prospects will trade hands for a rental player knowing that there are no draft picks to recover... with the extra wild card though, there may be an extra team or two bidding.

#3 mike wants wins

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 02:53 PM

Also, with the wild card, would you deal for a rental player, for 1 playoff game maybe?

What I just typed is probably an opinion, not a fact. I mean, I'm usually right, so you should maybe assume it is or will be a fact soon, but that's up to you. :)