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07-03-2012, 07:43 PM
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Disgruntled Observer*
 
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Originally Posted by Vexxed14 View Post
My point is that you can't make that specific argument at the time of the deal. In a gamble, your right decision is playing the odds. Doesn't mean you always win. All trades and signings are a gamble.

I concede that we busted but we still got value. We didn't trade for a scrub.

The only way to fairly evaluate a decision is to do so in the perspective the decision was made in.
Hindsight is the specific tool, the specific tool, used to assess if a GM has done a good job or not.

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