Originally Posted by R.I.P.
Basically the trade was a huge failure, but since they turned around their record and will make the play-offs nobody cares.
well, if they have a winning record after the trade, how exactly is it a failure? It doesnt matter if Bogut is playing, if the trade led to their success, then clearly no one is going to say it was a failure.
It allowed other players to shine, most notably Klay Thompson. And it gave Curry the opportunity to lead the team. In that regard, it was def a success. Ellis was not helping them go anywhere. Bogut gives them a chance to have a defensive anchor.
What this shows to me is how much Ellis was not going to lead this team anywhere, and dealing him was huge