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ASK IRA: Could the Heat have made a play for DeMarcus Cousins?

ASK IRA: Could the Heat have made a play for DeMarcus Cousins?

 


February 21, 2017

Q: Paging Pat Riley. Paging Pat Riley. Where are you? The Pelicans committed robbery. Did Pat even pick up the phone? Please, don't tell me he thinks Hassan Whiteside is in DeMarcus Cousins' class. The Pelicans committed robbery and the fact that Boogie isn't playing for the Heat tells me Pat didn't try. Even without draft picks, Pat could've pulled it off. -- Eric.

A: Says who? The Heat were unable, at this point, to trade their 2017 first-round pick and could not trade one until 2023, because of the NBA's rule banned the trading of successive first-round picks. Beyond that, who is to say that the Kings...

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