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Re: The 2012-13 NCAA B-Ball thread 

Post#46 » by Knickstape1214 » Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:23 pm

SonOfMars wrote:Hey Paco, looks like Jeff Taylor is developing into a really solid pro..

Who woulda thunk it? :dontknow:


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Re: The 2012-13 NCAA B-Ball thread 

Post#47 » by Johnny Hoops » Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:36 pm

SonOfMars wrote:Alot of Knick fans should tune into some CBB this year, don't want to be a clueless when we make that 1st round draft pick :D
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Kentucky has the worst team that they've had since Calipari took over, wouldnt be surprised if Nerlens gets exposed and drops out of his expected top-3 range, especially with guys like McAdoo poised for a big season


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Or - can we trade the pick after the season -- before the draft (say draft night)?
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Re: The 2012-13 NCAA B-Ball thread 

Post#48 » by NYK_UNLV » Thu Nov 29, 2012 9:44 am

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NYK_UNLV wrote:He's a lot like LJ was before his back gave out, relying on strength and athleticism to overwhelm down low. He can play a stretch 4 (in college) because he has good range and a soft touch on his jumper. He's been good at the FT Line too, so when he gets the ball, good things usually happen.


I think your forgetting how good Larry Johnson was...


Oh believe me, LJ was my favorite player of all time. LJ came to UNLV as a junior and dominated. I'm saying Bennett shares a lot of similarities to him and is only a freshman. I hope he can live up to his potential.
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Re: The 2012-13 NCAA B-Ball thread 

Post#49 » by CoolKids » Sun Dec 2, 2012 12:51 am

I really like Phil Pressey from mizzou. hes small but I just really enjoy watching him play
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Re: The 2012-13 NCAA B-Ball thread 

Post#50 » by yaboynyp » Sun Dec 2, 2012 6:29 pm

CoolKids wrote:I really like Phil Pressey from mizzou. hes small but I just really enjoy watching him play


Yeah he can pass the basketball like no other, a nice college player whose fun to watch...
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Re: The 2012-13 NCAA B-Ball thread 

Post#51 » by Michael_Scott » Sun Dec 2, 2012 9:49 pm

It would be awesome if Shabazz dissapointed all year and we could somehow get him in the draft. Pressey would also be a nice piece to add in the draft this season.
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Re: The 2012-13 NCAA B-Ball thread 

Post#52 » by Knickstape1214 » Sun Dec 2, 2012 9:54 pm

Pressey reminds me of Augustin.
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Re: The 2012-13 NCAA B-Ball thread 

Post#53 » by CoolKids » Mon Dec 3, 2012 12:02 am

Knickstape1214 wrote:Pressey reminds me of Augustin.

they're similar, I think Pressey has a lot more grit and toughness though
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Post#54 » by yaboynyp » Mon Dec 3, 2012 5:47 pm

Flip Pressey is nice but who can he guard in the NBA? I think right now I’d rather have Kabongo if I was a GM
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Post#55 » by Flaming Mo » Tue Dec 4, 2012 2:58 pm

Regarding points guards, Keith Appling has taken a big time step forward this year for Michigan State and is finally the type of special player and leader Izzo wants at PG. Michael Carter-Williams is developing into a special prospect aswell. Archie Goodwin has all the tools in the world but he has A LOT to learn.
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Re: The 2012-13 NCAA B-Ball thread 

Post#56 » by SkyMason21 » Tue Dec 4, 2012 3:29 pm

Flaming Mo wrote:Regarding points guards, Keith Appling has taken a big time step forward this year for Michigan State and is finally the type of special player and leader Izzo wants at PG. Michael Carter-Williams is developing into a special prospect aswell. Archie Goodwin has all the tools in the world but he has A LOT to learn.


I'm still trying to watch Michael Carter-Williams play (passed out before last nights game) but his assist, steals, and rebound numbers have been impressive. Hopefully his poors fg% and questions about his D will keep him in our range :lol:

Only other pg I that hasn't been mentionis Russ Smith from Louisville. If he can keep his 3 point shooting up, that plus his speed and defense could get him into the first round.
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Re: The 2012-13 NCAA B-Ball thread 

Post#57 » by yaboynyp » Tue Dec 4, 2012 4:41 pm

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Flaming Mo wrote:Regarding points guards, Keith Appling has taken a big time step forward this year for Michigan State and is finally the type of special player and leader Izzo wants at PG. Michael Carter-Williams is developing into a special prospect aswell. Archie Goodwin has all the tools in the world but he has A LOT to learn.


I'm still trying to watch Michael Carter-Williams play (passed out before last nights game) but his assist, steals, and rebound numbers have been impressive. Hopefully his poors fg% and questions about his D will keep him in our range :lol:

Only other pg I that hasn't been mentionis Russ Smith from Louisville. If he can keep his 3 point shooting up, that plus his speed and defense could get him into the first round.


Lorenzo Brown 2, stock has dropped like a rock due to his ridiculously bad start to the season but he’s talented and has great size for the position at 6’4.

Do you think Russ possesses the decision making ability to play point in the NBA?
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Re: The 2012-13 NCAA B-Ball thread 

Post#58 » by SkyMason21 » Tue Dec 4, 2012 4:57 pm

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Flaming Mo wrote:Regarding points guards, Keith Appling has taken a big time step forward this year for Michigan State and is finally the type of special player and leader Izzo wants at PG. Michael Carter-Williams is developing into a special prospect aswell. Archie Goodwin has all the tools in the world but he has A LOT to learn.


I'm still trying to watch Michael Carter-Williams play (passed out before last nights game) but his assist, steals, and rebound numbers have been impressive. Hopefully his poors fg% and questions about his D will keep him in our range :lol:

Only other pg I that hasn't been mentionis Russ Smith from Louisville. If he can keep his 3 point shooting up, that plus his speed and defense could get him into the first round.


Lorenzo Brown 2, stock has dropped like a rock due to his ridiculously bad start to the season but he’s talented and has great size for the position at 6’4.

Do you think Russ possesses the decision making ability to play point in the NBA?


Honestly? No, but he might be able to get there. Right now he looks more like an instant offense and energy guy/pest on D to me. He has toned down his crazy shot selection tho which is a step in the right direction.

Lorenzo's bad start wouldn't hurt his stock as much if he wasn't already 22 ( and on his way to 23 before training camps start next year).
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Re: The 2012-13 NCAA B-Ball thread 

Post#59 » by yaboynyp » Tue Dec 4, 2012 5:18 pm

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I'm still trying to watch Michael Carter-Williams play (passed out before last nights game) but his assist, steals, and rebound numbers have been impressive. Hopefully his poors fg% and questions about his D will keep him in our range :lol:

Only other pg I that hasn't been mentionis Russ Smith from Louisville. If he can keep his 3 point shooting up, that plus his speed and defense could get him into the first round.


Lorenzo Brown 2, stock has dropped like a rock due to his ridiculously bad start to the season but he’s talented and has great size for the position at 6’4.

Do you think Russ possesses the decision making ability to play point in the NBA?


Honestly? No, but he might be able to get there. Right now he looks more like an instant offense and energy guy/pest on D to me. He has toned down his crazy shot selection tho which is a step in the right direction.

Lorenzo's bad start wouldn't hurt his stock as much if he wasn't already 22 ( and on his way to 23 before training camps start next year).


Yeah I don’t buy him (Russ) being a legit PG prospect but the scouts like him and in his defense I’ve only seen Ville play once this season. One thing we do know about Russ is he can definitely defend the position..

True regarding Lo Brown, if he turns it around I could see him as a late first to early second round guy though..
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Re: The 2012-13 NCAA B-Ball thread 

Post#60 » by SonOfMars » Tue Dec 4, 2012 5:35 pm

All this PG talk and no one mentions Trey Burke?

He's getting less minutes and his assist numbers have jumped by almost 3 from his freshman season..

Obviously lacks size, but is that even a concern in today's NBA? :lol:
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Post#61 » by SkyMason21 » Tue Dec 4, 2012 5:35 pm

yaboynyp wrote:Yeah I don’t buy him (Russ) being a legit PG prospect but the scouts like him and in his defense I’ve only seen Ville play once this season. One thing we do know about Russ is he can definitely defend the position..

True regarding Lo Brown, if he turns it around I could see him as a late first to early second round guy though..


Yeah Russ can definitely defend his position and that's something you can't always say for most guys :lol: . Russ also has his transition scoring and ability to get to the line going for him, if only he could play pg consistently :lol: . Agreed on Brown, any higher seems too risky imo.
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Post#62 » by SkyMason21 » Tue Dec 4, 2012 5:41 pm

SonOfMars wrote:All this PG talk and no one mentions Trey Burke?

He's getting less minutes and his assist numbers have jumped by almost 3 from his freshman season..

Obviously lacks size, but is that even a concern in today's NBA? :lol:


Thought people already talked about him :lol: . Him and Smart look like the top 2 pgs for 2013, unless Kabongo (if he ever gets to play this year) makes it a debate .
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Re: The 2012-13 NCAA B-Ball thread 

Post#63 » by Knickstape1214 » Tue Dec 4, 2012 6:06 pm

SonOfMars wrote:All this PG talk and no one mentions Trey Burke?

He's getting less minutes and his assist numbers have jumped by almost 3 from his freshman season..

Obviously lacks size, but is that even a concern in today's NBA? :lol:


LOVE Burke. True point guard, great vision, can shoot it, and can attack the paint. I think he's going to be a real good.
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Post#64 » by yaboynyp » Tue Dec 4, 2012 9:05 pm

Burke a step above those guys...
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Post#65 » by SonOfMars » Sat Dec 8, 2012 8:09 pm

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