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What your team should do when the lockout ends

Oct 24, 2011, 3:18 PM EDT

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We promise that someday, eventually, the lockout will end. It may not seem like it, but it will.

And when it does, it will feel like chaos. There will be a lot of questions and a mad scramble for free agents. The teams that go into that with the best plan will win.

In that spirit, we’ve taken a look at what your team should do when the lockout ends. All 30 of them. It’s been a process that lasted over a month but features great work from the entire team here at PBT. Read below, find your team and check out what their next moves should be.

Then all you have to do is wait for the lockout to end.

Western Conference

Dallas Mavericks
Denver Nuggets
Golden State Warriors
Houston Rockets
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Lakers
Memphis Grizzlies
Minnesota Timberwolves
New Orleans Hornets
Oklahoma City Thunder
Phoenix Suns
Portland Trail Blazers
Sacramento Kings
San Antonio Spurs
Utah Jazz

Eastern Conference

Atlanta Hawks
Boston Celtics
Charlotte Bobcats
Chicago Bulls
Cleveland Cavaliers
Detroit Pistons
Indiana Pacers
Miami Heat
Milwaukee Bucks
New Jersey Nets
New York Knicks
Orlando Magic
Philadelphia 76ers
Toronto Raptors
Washington Wizards

  1. trbowman - Sep 16, 2011 at 7:48 PM

    The Magic…..

    should trade D12. Sorry Magic fans, he’s not coming back. Trade him while you can. Just please don’t trade him to the Lakers….

    • darealrandolph - Oct 13, 2011 at 6:19 PM

      D12 is not going to the Lakers he going to the Brooklyn Nets an this is coming from a Knicks fan
      nets will sign Nene through free agent then trade him with Brook lopez with picks, cash maybe Marshon Brooks to The Orlando Magics and in return Brooklyn Nets get Dwight Howard

      • MTArider - Oct 25, 2011 at 11:17 AM

        Nene is not going to sign to be traded. This isn’t a video game. SMH

  2. trbowman - Sep 23, 2011 at 11:51 PM

    The Thunder……..

    should lock up Russell Westbrook long term. The media should stop throttling Westy and recognize flaws in Durant’s game.

  3. trbowman - Sep 23, 2011 at 11:51 PM

    The Blazers……..

    should keep Brandon Roy. Heart of a lion.

    • trueballs - Oct 19, 2011 at 7:42 PM

      with the knees and body of humpty dumpty

  4. MTArider - Oct 8, 2011 at 3:19 AM

    Once again, nothing on the Knicks.

    • blueintown - Oct 8, 2011 at 7:57 AM

      Relax. They haven’t gotten to them yet because no one cares about them but you.

      • MTArider - Oct 25, 2011 at 11:18 AM

        Yeah no one cares about them but me. Good call. Thats why they are one of the top 5 grossing teams in the league. Because they have one fan. Good call. Moron.

    • jh1570 - Oct 20, 2011 at 9:25 AM

      At least their name is on the list…apparently in the lockout the Milwaukee Bucks were removed from the league!

      • Kurt Helin - Oct 20, 2011 at 12:13 PM

        The Bucks are the final team, we’re not done yet. They will be up in the next 24 hours.

  5. Chris Fiorentino - Oct 24, 2011 at 3:27 PM

    “What your team should do when the lockout ends”

    You could have kept it the same for every team…

    “Prepare for the 2012 Draft”

  6. cosmicatomic - Oct 24, 2011 at 5:05 PM

    The Wolves dynasty begins as soon as the lockout ends. Ricky Rubio will get a ring before LeBron. Book it.

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