I’ve looked more closely at Trae Young recently, and above is probably the worst idea in this thread (and that’s saying something).
I am at the point where we JKJB the rest of the year and see what happens. Come the off-season, perhaps we can move him and Brogdon for Kawhi or KD. As you all know, my dream is that Kawhi returns to 2019 form and demands to be traded to a team that can give him multiple rings so he can finish his career with 5-6 rings and cement his place in NBA history as a legendary top ten player. I still hold out hope of it happening.
Kawhi of 2019 is definitely worth JB and Brogdon, but I’d also try to poach Kennard in the deal by including Gallo and one of our 2023 2nds. Bring the Pacers into the deal for my secondary dream of adding TJ McConnell as our backup PG (love his D, hustle and facilitation skills, all of which would wear down a team psychologically considering they’ve got to deal with Smart/McConnell at point for 48 minutes):
BOS In: Kawhi, Kennard, McConnell
BOS Out: JB, Brogdon, Gallo, Pritchard, (1) 2023 2nd, 2029 2nd
IND In: Pritchard, 2029 BOS 2nd
IND Out: McConnell
LAC In: JB, Brogdon, Gallo, (1) BOS 2023 2nd
LAC Out: Kawhi, Kennard
Match the best offer for Grant Williams, draft and bring on someone with our 2023 second, sign Davison for 2023-2024, and sign a ring-chasing vet:
D-White/Cool Hand Luke
Bench: Hauser, Kornet, Davison, (1) 2023 2nd, a ring-chasing vet, 15th slot kept open for a potential buyout candidate in 2024