Mason can't be part of any deal now, since Payton already signed...our line up would look like this, if we had Peeler and Chenowich join:
PG) Payton, Fisher, Pargo
SG) Kobe, Peeler, Rush
SF) Devean, Walton, (Fox on IL)
PF) Malone, Slava, Cook
C) Shaq, Chenowich
We are looking at a total roster of 14 players and once Fox comes back off the IL, he will slowly work back to getting into the starting line up, moving George to the bench...our bench would have Fisher, Devean and Peeler coming off of it which is very decent. We would have to place one of the third stringers or Chenowich on the IL once Fox comes back though...but we are still three deep in every position (even C because Slava can move from PF to C)
Just imagine the line-ups that Phil can mess around with...with Rasho joining Duncan in SA, they will have two seven footers again and we can counter by sliding Malone to the SF and placing Chenowich at the PF. I'm not saying he can stop Duncan, but at least he will prevent him from going straight up over him cause Chenowich is a 7 footer himself and weighs 270. If a team goes small so can we, by sliding Kobe to the SF and putting Fisher at the PG...Our starting line-up including Fox, will be the top defensive team in the league...we got every answer to any problem an opposing team will give us.