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straight up brolic
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i love sabonis

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straight up brolic
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i had to do this game and didn't think he looked as dominant as he should

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lol no way is alpha kaba a name it ssounds like an unidentified planet from ender's game

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i had to scout dragan bender at work today and he's ridiculously good for someone his age but like over9000 porzingis level skinny

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he was taking it to bitch rear end robbie hummel's throat

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lol

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this is slightly off-topic, but while Wiggins is a mediocre defender in other areas, he's incredible good (probably one of the best five wings) at closing out on shooters and truly contesting a shot

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DOOP posted:

Realizing Bender is a PF/C instead of a SG is a lot less fun

I've never watched Simmons play, but is his passing as good as people say it is and could he play PG at all?
Bender is ridiculously good, at least against Euro guys.

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yeah i didn't think he looked very good last year, he's looked very good this year. i'm dumb.

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I want Hield to be really good, but I'm afraid that he's going to be like a shooting guard version of Wesley Johnson

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The average person has around 60,000 thoughts per day. Which of these thoughts are turned to action is a byproduct of our tendencies when having internal dialogue on what to do. Collectively, we can surmise, 54% more of Barton's thoughts are given to passion, persistence, and a desire to prove himself.

That translates into over 32,000 more “personal pep talks” than the average NBA player, based on measurable data. Clearly a boon for staying prepared, this competitive mentality also carries over when on-court as well. If you estimate the average NBA game to last about two hours, that's 2,700 more self-affirmations in the face of adversity than the average player – enough to make Stuart Smalley proud.


^the worst thing i've ever read

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ButtWolf posted:

According to nbadraft.net, murray is jeff hornacek. Dont see it at all.
lol at comparing a dude with a 40 inch vertical to Jeff Hornacek. From what I've seen there's not a very good comparison for Murray, maybe a better shooting OJ Mayo??. 6'4 guys who are both athletic and can shoot are fairly rare.

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EvanTH posted:

just the sort of nay-saying do-nothing reaction i'd expect from a 55,000 thought-per-day man. I gave myself seven pep-talks while writing this post, my positive thoughts per minute rate (PTPMr) humming a good 14.3% faster than the average hoodlum and you could be like me with the slight addition of n-methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-amine to your diet. Psychology is and always has been an impartial, data-driven hard science which certainly doesn't have a long and gross history as an ethically questionable discipline with a ready-made capacity for abuse and social control as an arbitrarily self-declared authority deciding what constitutes the correct human reaction to environmental stressors and it's ignorant of you to question the validity of such well-intentioned numbers
put this in the posting HoF

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The entire situation for Simmons was not ideal. That reflects poorly on his decision making I suppose, but he wasn't put into a pro-style system where he was getting the ball in his hands every possession. Easy to blame player, but that's on coaching too...which seemed pretty awful from a man-management and x and o's perspective.

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WhyteRyce posted:

Jonathan Givony is in apology mode for Jaylen Brown on Twitter right now

Is Denzel Valentine going to drop into the second :haw:
this is like exactly what happened to stanley johnson last season. Brown will be top 10 if he works out well.

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Reggie Evans is literally one of the greatest rebounders in NBA history though

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EvanTH posted:

How does CUSE (WOOO GO ORANGE) recruit so many great college players who will never ever succeed at an NBA level
i randomly think malachi richardson could actually be good. but to answer your question, boehiem just recruits for his system.

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It's hard to convince me that Brice Johnson wont be atleast Carl Landry in the league with an NBA strength and conditioning regimen

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see to me the name Jason Blossomgame just screams 76ers 10 day guy

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Dejan Bimble posted:

Close the thread

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MourningView posted:

The little bit I've seen of thon maker makes me think he got wildly overrated on the internet because of that one highlight tape and isn't even close to ready but good for him
i mean if he has handle and can shoot and is a legit seven feet tall, it'll hard for him not to be a good NBA player. Was the last guy that busted with that draft profile Bargs/Yi?

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Bender looks good for a player his age but is still 2+ years away from where Porzingis was when he came to the league imo

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euphronius posted:

Do you mean 2 years from draft Porzingis or 2 years from the Zingis who showed up in October.
2 years away from draft Zingis. Bender is really raw and I don't particularly like the way he shoots the ball. The physical tools are all there, though!

ButtWolf posted:

Dont know if we should do this in N/V or here, but in this century, what rookies have been good on D out of the gate? Just talking 'already not a liability' from day 1.Winslow, Smart come to mind recently.
RHJ, Roberson, Adams fouled too much but was great from the get go, Elfrid Payton...basically all of the players who get drafted primarily as defensive players are pretty solid.

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I would rather have Murray, Dunn, and maybe Hield than Bender right now. Bender has the tools to be a great player in the NBA, but it remains to be seen if he'll ever realize them. His performance (or lack there of) this season has really tanked his value imo. Not an immediate NBA rotation player like Jokic or Porzingis

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people have made ingram into some chimera of whatever they want him to be, because they don't want to reward simmons' losing season

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It's sick when you remind people that Ben Simmons scored 20 points a game on 60% true shooting with 12 rebounds and 5 assists on a terrible team

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Givony like 'taking a stand on this' makes me really respect him a lot less. Since Draftexpress is so influential among people who don't really know what they're talking about (and a lot of people who do), he's really soured the narrative on Simmons. He makes Cowherd seem like the rational one in the interview on this page.

http://www.draftexpress.com/profile/Ben-Simmons-61928/

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Simmons would literally be amazing on the Wolves. We're obsessed with outside shooting right now because the Warriors are winning the title with two of the greatest ten shooters in NBA history, but there will be other paths. With Simmons and Rubio, you'd have two of the top 5 feel guys at their position (Simmons comes into the NBA and slots in behind Lebron, Draymond, and Blake as the best PF passer in the NBA) and Simmons makes things so much easier for his teammates.

There's a knock on Simmons that he needs the ball in his hands to be effective or whatever, and I guess that's true, but he was an unbelievable passer out of the post in college and was fantastic in transition. When I see him, I see a skinnier, weaker, taller, and much more skilled version of Draymond Green when he came out of the draft. The way that he moves his feet on defense and offense and is constantly pressuring the defense with the ball in his hands makes up for a lack of elite spacing imo. Wolves would be lucky to have him.

straight up brolic fucked around with this message at 18:33 on Apr 13, 2016

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EvanTH posted:

He's basically perfect for any team that needs some Thons made
this joke made me laugh embarrassingly hard

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televised combine coverage starts at 1:30!

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well Zach, we haven't been given enough information about the relative value of the bat and the ball to ascertain which one costs more. However, we do know that one of the items costs $1.05 and the other costs 5 cents. Is this a plastic bat? What material is the ball made out of?

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The Glumslinger posted:

Trap sprung

Its $0.05 and $1.05
haha i looked at it again, what a mind gently caress

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Georges Niang is playing well

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Omg Demetrius Jackson has a 44' vert

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😞

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my job is the same as cat barber's name...

he also just legitimately SHOOK GPII and has looked the best player out there. May rise to the first if he can maintain this performance.

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yet the nimble dexterity and hand eye of a barber

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El Gallinero Gros posted:

Is this draft deep enough that Toronto should keep both their picks if they're shut out of the top 3?
I'm not convinced that late-lottery guys will be much different than early second rounders this year. There's some interesting guys, but not a lot of starter talent.

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El Gallinero Gros posted:

So if somebody offers a quality starter for Pat Patterson, both firsts, and cap filler, Toronto should go for it?
I probably wouldn't want to trade out of this draft given the fact that so few teams have so many picks and the draft is so mediocre outside of the very top. Toronto is probably going to drop off a bit without Derozan and should prepare for the future. There are definitely good players out there, but most are projects or plug-and-play bench guys.

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