Trade Analysis: GBP-PHX & Mac Cardona's release

By Bigmatch
Nov. 11, 2016

Let us talk about two quick roster moves done recently. 

Phoenix received Doug Kramer 
Globalport received Mick Pennisi

Basically an exchanged of two veteran bigs with contrasting style and size. 
Verdict: FAIR


Received Mick Pennisi
Sent Doug Kramer

The addition of a JR Quinahan who is bigger than Kramer who can also make his presence felt inside, made Kramer very available. Exchanging him for a 35.4% 3FG career shooter who will be a good kick-out partner for Romeo and Pringle, is excellent.
Grade: A


Received Doug Kramer
Sent Mick Pennisi

Pennisi is slow to keep up with the speed of their scheme so letting him go for a much faster and a better rebounder in Kramer is a good deal. Kramer is also eight years younger than Mick so in a long-term perspective, Phoenix wins this.
Grade: A 

#1 Blackwater - Cardona will be a big boost to the bench of the Elite who lacks playmaking and scoring. 

#2 Meralco - Drafting Jonathan Grey and Ed Daquioag loaded up the 2 spot of the Bolts but how about a former player who can also play the 3? How about using him as a practice player to push the young guards?