The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II

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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#991 » by Hero » Tue Jan 8, 2013 2:52 am

Very impressive numbers. He may end up being the best wing from the draft after all.
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#992 » by Shem » Tue Jan 8, 2013 2:54 am

April 4, 2014:
HotrodBeaubois wrote:I never said Dallas was good as Portland


Earlier on December 8, 2013:
HotrodBeaubois wrote:That's the Whole Point Portland is No better than Dallas
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#993 » by UGA Hayes » Tue Jan 8, 2013 3:43 am

Jared Sullinger has quietly been a g-dsend for the Celtics. Amazingly consistent for a rookie.
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#994 » by The Sebastian Express » Tue Jan 8, 2013 5:35 am

boogie-reke wrote:Someone have the numbers on highlight mixes per 36 minutes by Blazers fans?

I think they're on an historic pace.


Considering it is one fan, not multiple, who posts the videos and you're all certainly welcome to post videos of the rookies of your teams, I don't see the problem. I am sure if there was a higher concentration of Hornets fans on realGM we'd be seeing Davis highlights after each game, since he is also a joy to watch. And now that Beal has picked it up we're seeing videos of him, and he is fun to watch. I'd certainly like to see videos of MKG out there, if anyone is making them, posted by the Bobcats fans as he is possibly the most fun to watch of all since he's always going 110%.
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#995 » by cucad8 » Tue Jan 8, 2013 5:56 am

NO-KG-AI wrote:Not really rookie related, but young team related, I really like what I see from the young Hornets.

We are competitive in most of our games, and there isn't players on the team that most poor record teams have that make me say "I want this guy off the team". I really like the makeup and pretty much everyone except Austin Rivers has played better than you would expect from an individual standpoint, we just need them to gel.

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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#996 » by Shem » Tue Jan 8, 2013 6:00 am

Lillard with 18 points, 10 assists, and 2 steals tonight in the Blazers 125-119 win over the Magic tonight!
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#997 » by Blazing_royale » Tue Jan 8, 2013 6:06 am

Austin river an official bust yet?
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#998 » by BrotherDave » Tue Jan 8, 2013 6:08 am

The Sebastian Express wrote: I'd certainly like to see videos of MKG out there, if anyone is making them, posted by the Bobcats fans as he is possibly the most fun to watch of all since he's always going 110%.

Not my vid but here's MKG's latest vid worthy game:

edit: can't get youtube tags to work for some reason. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=oDVzxItHLyU
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#999 » by ComboGuardCity » Tue Jan 8, 2013 6:19 am

BrotherDave wrote:
The Sebastian Express wrote: I'd certainly like to see videos of MKG out there, if anyone is making them, posted by the Bobcats fans as he is possibly the most fun to watch of all since he's always going 110%.

Not my vid but here's MKG's latest vid worthy game:

edit: can't get youtube tags to work for some reason. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=oDVzxItHLyU

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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#1000 » by Milkdud » Tue Jan 8, 2013 6:46 am

Where's the Thomas Robinson highlight video.... oh wait :oops:
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#1001 » by Optms » Tue Jan 8, 2013 7:28 am

Lillard is really lucky to be one a good team with great teammates.

It makes him look a lot better than he would had he gone to a bad situation. This isn't a knock. Just an observation.

Glad to see a four year college guy succeed this well in the league. Some of these kids in school who aren't projected to go top 5 should take notes. Lillard lets the game come to him and hardly forces anything. He is the most ready guy I've seen in a while. Definitely not your prototypical first year player. Those 4 years at Weber state really helped him for the league.
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#1002 » by Cro_Ruption » Tue Jan 8, 2013 7:44 am

Optms wrote:Lillard is really lucky to be one a good team with great teammates.

It makes him look a lot better than he would had he gone to a bad situation. This isn't a knock. Just an observation.

Glad to see a four year college guy succeed this well in the league. Some of these kids in school who aren't projected to go top 5 should take notes. Lillard lets the game come to him and hardly forces anything. He is the most ready guy I've seen in a while. Definitely not your prototypical first year player. Those 4 years at Weber state really helped him for the league.


blazers weren't suppose to be good at all

not above .500 at least
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#1003 » by Shem » Tue Jan 8, 2013 7:46 am

Cro_Ruption wrote:
Optms wrote:Lillard is really lucky to be one a good team with great teammates.

It makes him look a lot better than he would had he gone to a bad situation. This isn't a knock. Just an observation.

Glad to see a four year college guy succeed this well in the league. Some of these kids in school who aren't projected to go top 5 should take notes. Lillard lets the game come to him and hardly forces anything. He is the most ready guy I've seen in a while. Definitely not your prototypical first year player. Those 4 years at Weber state really helped him for the league.


blazers weren't suppose to be good at all

not above .500 at least

Lillard is a BIG reason why they're 4 game above .500 right now.
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#1004 » by Shem » Tue Jan 8, 2013 7:56 am

NBA TV is going to do a thing about the Blazers and how they're contenders right now because of Damian Lillard after the commercial break.
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#1005 » by dpnim » Tue Jan 8, 2013 8:21 am

Blazing_royale wrote:Austin river an official bust yet?


Say something? I was too busy staring at your avatar... :wink:
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#1006 » by Mark K » Tue Jan 8, 2013 9:40 am

Shem wrote:NBA TV is going to do a thing about the Blazers and how they're contenders right now because of Damian Lillard after the commercial break.


Contenders?
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#1007 » by Laure » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:05 am

Wonder how Wall/Beal backourt will come along. Alot of potential right there.
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#1008 » by fishnc » Tue Jan 8, 2013 2:55 pm

KingCuban wrote:
Shem wrote:NBA TV is going to do a thing about the Blazers and how they're contenders right now because of Damian Lillard after the commercial break.


Contenders?


Playoff contenders.
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#1009 » by Halcyon » Tue Jan 8, 2013 4:22 pm

Brad Beal January stats (5 game sample size)
MPG: 38.0
eFG%: 50.6
TS%: 51.9
FG%: 42.0
FT%: 60.0 (1.8/3.0)
3PT%: 56.0 (2.8/5.0)
PPG: 18.2
RPG: 4.0
APG: 3.4
STL: 1.2
BLK: 0.6
TOV: 1.2
USG%: 23.0

Very impressive. Needs to keep shooting well and start to get to the line more.
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Re: The OFFICIAL Rookie impressions thread pt. II 

Post#1010 » by r0cd0gg » Tue Jan 8, 2013 5:38 pm

^Those type of numbers are a lot more deserving of ROM than his inefficient December numbers were.
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