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Wednesday, June 24th, 2009 at 9:00 am  |  18 responses

Amir Johnson Traded for Fabricio Oberto

Poor Fabricio, who no one seems to want: “Detroit Pistons President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars announced this evening that the club has acquired Fabricio Oberto as part of a three-team trade with San Antonio and Milwaukee. Amir Johnson has been traded to Milwaukee as part of that deal.”

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  • http://www.another48minutes.blogspot.com Gerard Himself

    And Dumars will let Oberto go. So Oberto might be a Spur soon enough.
    Not bad for Milwaukee though, Amir Johnson can play.

  • BostonBaller

    Why the postering? Becuase EVERYONE is clearing cap room for 2010, EVERYONE. Each team is secretly positioning themselves for one of the “free” stars. Each team thinks they can sneak and get James, Wade Bosh and company and if they can’t get them they will have enough money to get 2 really good players or a superstar and a good player to get them over the hump.

  • http://www.hibachi20.blogspot.com BETCATS

    The Argentinan combo meal of Oberto and Herman will be delightful to watch.

  • Jas

    Can’t believe the Pistons gave up on Amir. It was just last year that they were talking about his potential. I thought he played ok this year, and I don’t understand why they traded him for Oberto, who’s on his way out of the league.

  • http://www.shawn-kemps-offspring.blogspot.com/ TADOne

    I can believe the Pistons gave up on Amir. Honestly, he just never progressed and actually seemed to regress some last season.

  • http://www.shawn-kemps-offspring.blogspot.com/ TADOne

    And yes, the Pistons are buying out Oberto to save another $1.7 mil on the cap this season. Apparently, Dumars has some moves being made for a couple of free agents.

  • http://nationofmillions.ca Ciolkstar

    I wish that trade would’ve been a three-way deal to bring Amir over. we need some frontcourt atheleticism desperately. But TAD is right about Amir not really improving. He just wasn’t able to maintain his crazy productivity in increased minutes. It’ll be interesting to see whether Skiles can get something out of Amir.

  • niQ

    Amir will do WELL in Milwaukee.

  • http://www.shawn-kemps-offspring.blogspot.com/ TADOne

    Honestly, I like Amir and hope he succeeds. He is a good kid who just needs to mantain his focus on the court and he can be really good. He is kind of like Tyrus Thomas in that regard.

  • http://hibachi20.blogspot.com/ Moose

    Except Amir isn’t a b*tch about foul calls, TAD.

  • http://www.alllooksame.com Tarzan Cooper

    joe d picked maxiell the babyeater over amir, and that was wise.

  • http://www.alllooksame.com Tarzan Cooper

    might i add that i am extremely excited about increased minutes for maxiell.

  • IrvBX

    you know whats funny? in my nba2k9 franchise the pistons got varejao and boozer from free agency

  • http://www.shawn-kemps-offspring.blogspot.com/ TADOne

    Moose, I have no idea what the f*ck you are talking about?

  • underdog

    I think Moose talks about how Tyrus Tomas always whines after fouls committed by him.

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  • TADOne

    Ahhh, thanks underdog. I completely missed that. I need sleep.

  • PT

    WELCOME TO TORONTO

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