Top 10 NBA Offseason Movements of 2009

Posted: 1st October 2009 by Tarun Joseph in NBA
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á 10. New Orleans Hornets Significant Additions: Emeka Okafor Heading out: Rasual Butler, Tyson Chandler Analysis: Make no mistake the Hornets are going to miss Rasual Butler but the trade that sent Tyson Chandler to the Charlotte Bobcats for Emeka Okafor was a straight up steal for the Hornets. GM Jeff Bower got back one of the hardest working big men in the entire NBA, whose shot blocking skills, among other things, are a far upgrade over the defensively incumbent Chandler. Okafor is one of the best defensive centers in all of the NBA and is often in the regular season leaders in both rebounding, double-doubles and offensive rebounds. A defensive duo of Chris Paul and Emeka Okafor will give the Hornets probably the best defensive PG/C tandem in the NBA. Okafor will also benefit by ha ...

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