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Bulls Sign SG Matt Thomas - Camp Deal 

Post#1 » by Pax for Prez » Mon Sep 6, 2021 9:13 pm

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Some players who have signed training camp deals with teams per Real GM recently:

Matt Thomas - Bulls
Marquese Chriss - Blazers
George King - Clippers
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Post#2 » by Duffman100 » Mon Sep 6, 2021 9:17 pm

Incredible shooter. But gives up more on defense than he provides in offense.

Still wished the Raptors gave him more minutes.
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Post#4 » by ChettheJet » Mon Sep 6, 2021 10:11 pm

Johnson's X 2,
Juniors X2 Brown and Jones
Brown, White, Green
Vucevic, Simonovic,
Caruso, Dosunmo

I hope the groupings aren't part of the plan
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Post#5 » by BrooklynBulls » Mon Sep 6, 2021 10:14 pm

For a camp invite, strong guy. Ridiculous shooter.
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Post#6 » by League Circles » Mon Sep 6, 2021 10:17 pm

Could he be our second two-way deal? (Dotson is def one right?)
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Post#7 » by BrooklynBulls » Mon Sep 6, 2021 10:24 pm

League Circles wrote:Could he be our second two-way deal? (Dotson is def one right?)


Thats the only roster spot we have left currently. I dont expect us to do much else.
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Post#8 » by sco » Mon Sep 6, 2021 11:56 pm

I've been chirping for another shooting guard. We need a guy who can give our bench some shooting while Coby is recouping. Thomas on a 2-way seems like the perfect plan. I've seen his name out there, but I don't know much about him.

edit - ugh, he went to Iowa State.
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Post#9 » by coldfish » Tue Sep 7, 2021 12:17 am

They can play him at PF to replace the Markkanen role.

Career per 36:
Thomas 16.0p 4.9r 1.9a 41.3%3p
Markkanen 19.0p 8.6r 1.5a 36.6%3p
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Post#10 » by Dan Z » Tue Sep 7, 2021 12:25 am

I'm surprised they didn't sign a PF. Hopefully Simonovic plays well this year.
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Post#11 » by RoseTheFuture22 » Tue Sep 7, 2021 12:28 am

Would kind of prefer him to Stanley Johnson, maybe they find a way to open up a roster spot if he does well in preseason
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Post#12 » by BullChit » Tue Sep 7, 2021 12:54 am

sco wrote:I've been chirping for another shooting guard. We need a guy who can give our bench some shooting while Coby is recouping. Thomas on a 2-way seems like the perfect plan. I've seen his name out there, but I don't know much about him.

edit - ugh, he went to Iowa State.


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Post#13 » by Bankai » Tue Sep 7, 2021 1:13 am

Great Guy, Great Shooter. However, the rest of his game needs improvement. Another Steve Novak type specialist.
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Post#14 » by BahamaBull » Tue Sep 7, 2021 2:20 am

coldfish wrote:They can play him at PF to replace the Markkanen role.

Career per 36:
Thomas 16.0p 4.9r 1.9a 41.3%3p
Markkanen 19.0p 8.6r 1.5a 36.6%3p


I know we are going small but...hes 6-4/190lbs...

He cant play 4 imo.
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Post#15 » by petebraun0 » Tue Sep 7, 2021 3:45 am

He seems to have been an amazing shooter in Spain, shooting around 45 percent from three.
However, someone just mentioned his defense is horrible. Shame. I thought he could be a keeper.
Can't hurt to give him an invite and see what he's got. Nothing is guaranteed. Maybe Thomas will surprise us.
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Post#16 » by petebraun0 » Tue Sep 7, 2021 3:45 am

He seems to have been an amazing shooter in Spain, shooting around 45 percent from three.
However, someone just mentioned his defense is horrible. Shame. I thought he could be a keeper.
Can't hurt to give him an invite and see what he's got. Nothing is guaranteed. Maybe Thomas will surprise us.
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Post#17 » by _KYUSS_ » Tue Sep 7, 2021 3:46 am

coldfish wrote:They can play him at PF to replace the Markkanen role.

Career per 36:
Thomas 16.0p 4.9r 1.9a 41.3%3p
Markkanen 19.0p 8.6r 1.5a 36.6%3p


matt thomas is a 6 foot 4 pure shooting guard lol.
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Post#18 » by PlayerUp » Tue Sep 7, 2021 4:31 am

_KYUSS_ wrote:
coldfish wrote:They can play him at PF to replace the Markkanen role.

Career per 36:
Thomas 16.0p 4.9r 1.9a 41.3%3p
Markkanen 19.0p 8.6r 1.5a 36.6%3p


matt thomas is a 6 foot 4 pure shooting guard lol.


He also shot 25.6% from 3 last season. Not sure where this great shooter is coming from. His rookie season was great and he seems to be regressing now which is why no team picked him up.
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Post#19 » by Little Nathan » Tue Sep 7, 2021 7:28 am

Is Thomas even eligible for a 2-way? He would definitely be the oldest, most experienced 2-way guy I can remember.
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Post#20 » by Little Nathan » Tue Sep 7, 2021 8:02 am

PlayerUp wrote:He also shot 25.6% from 3 last season. Not sure where this great shooter is coming from.


It's coming from his seasons in Europe for the most part, but he also shot 41.3% in his first 2 NBA seasons combined. That's pretty good, although his volume in NBA has been far too low to draw conclusions either way.

For example, the 25.6% you mentioned are only his Utah numbers from last season. That's 19 games and 39 attempts.
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