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Post#961 » by chrbal » Sun Oct 18, 2020 4:09 pm

DBC10 wrote:Anyways

What do people think about Aleksej Pokusevski? I've just heard about him today being a international hype machine that can sort of do it all on the offensive end and is crazy young. Likely a big reach at 7 but he reminds me of a poorman's mix of Porzingis and Jokic in feel of the game a little bit. But I wouldn't be shocked if he goes 4 to 10 considering how much emphasis is placed on smart and crafty Euros these days and this draft being a complete crapshoot in raw talent

Which would already make him the best bigman we have on the roster, which isn't to say it's much but it does provide a decent prospective


If we had a mid/late 1st, possibly.

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Re: Official 2020 Nba Draft Thread 

Post#962 » by Crymson » Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:54 pm

DBC10 wrote:Anyways

What do people think about Aleksej Pokusevski? I've just heard about him today being a international hype machine that can sort of do it all on the offensive end and is crazy young. Likely a big reach at 7 but he reminds me of a poorman's mix of Porzingis and Jokic in feel of the game a little bit. But I wouldn't be shocked if he goes 4 to 10 considering how much emphasis is placed on smart and crafty Euros these days and this draft being a complete crapshoot in raw talent

Which would already make him the best bigman we have on the roster, which isn't to say it's much but it does provide a decent prospective


Pokusevski has fairly good basketball IQ and what appears to be a pretty good all-around offensive skillset, but he doesn't seem to be overpowering offensively in any respect, he's a twig, he isn't athletic, and he doesn't look to have a high ceiling. As such, I'd be very surprised were he to be selected before the very late lottery. Perhaps Boston will take a flier on him. He isn't relevant to the Pistons, who are primarily in need at point guard and on the wings and should look toward players of higher ceiling.

I don't think he shows any flashes at all of Jokic, who is unique for a big in terms of his excellent basketball IQ, court vision, and passing. And he'll be 19 at the start of next season, which is not "crazy young."
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Post#963 » by DetroitSho » Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:04 pm

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Manocad wrote:That was my mistake. I misconstrued “The Pistons should do their best to get that #2 pick from GS” as meaning doing whatever it takes to get the #2 pick. Apparently it means to not do what it would take to get the #2 pick if it means overpaying which, by most accounts, it would.

So if the Pistons do their best to get the pick by not doing what it takes to get the pick but somehow get the pick, they should apparently draft Anthony Edwards because he is the only player in this draft who can create offense off the dribble. Why that’s more Important than keeping assets, taking the BPA at 7, and finding a player who can create offense off the dribble in next year’s draft was not explained.

That’s it in a nutshell.
Over the course of the 11 months of this thread, and specifically since the draft lottery, there's been several posts about trading up to get Anthony Edwards. It's just a little beyond weird that you singled out this particular instance to nitpick.

Context is already kind of implied when discussing the moves the team should make that they should be within reason. Well, unless a person actually DOES say "whatever it takes".

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Troll much?

It wasn't beyond weird at all. That happened to be the post I saw. :dontknow:

Certainly you're aware that the implied context of almost every topic in this forum at this point is "how can the Pistons get better?" And certainly you're also aware that it is quite common for posters to ask other posters why they would make the particular draft pick, trade, free agent signing, etc. being suggested. Because it's also already kind of implied that the poster suggesting said move has an answer if asked that question after posting "draft this guy" with no other detail, and it's also kind of implied that the answer is something beyond "because he's good/it will make the team better." So what's beyond weird is that anyone finds asking the question (paraphrased) "What's the bigger picture reasoning for this move?" beyond weird or trolling. Generally that information is provided rather than just "draft this guy" but whatever; no detail was provided so I asked why.
Read your first 2 words, didn't bother risking losing brain cells reading the rest. You quoted my post to explain yourself to me, but I'm trolling when I respond. You can have it big dog.

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Re: Official 2020 Nba Draft Thread 

Post#964 » by MotownMadness » Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:43 pm

Crymson wrote:
DBC10 wrote:Anyways

What do people think about Aleksej Pokusevski? I've just heard about him today being a international hype machine that can sort of do it all on the offensive end and is crazy young. Likely a big reach at 7 but he reminds me of a poorman's mix of Porzingis and Jokic in feel of the game a little bit. But I wouldn't be shocked if he goes 4 to 10 considering how much emphasis is placed on smart and crafty Euros these days and this draft being a complete crapshoot in raw talent

Which would already make him the best bigman we have on the roster, which isn't to say it's much but it does provide a decent prospective


Pokusevski has fairly good basketball IQ and what appears to be a pretty good all-around offensive skillset, but he doesn't seem to be overpowering offensively in any respect, he's a twig, he isn't athletic, and he doesn't look to have a high ceiling. As such, I'd be very surprised were he to be selected before the very late lottery. Perhaps Boston will take a flier on him. He isn't relevant to the Pistons, who are primarily in need at point guard and on the wings and should look toward players of higher ceiling.

I don't think he shows any flashes at all of Jokic, who is unique for a big in terms of his excellent basketball IQ, court vision, and passing. And he'll be 19 at the start of next season, which is not "crazy young."

He's so damn skinny
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Re: Official 2020 Nba Draft Thread 

Post#965 » by MotownMadness » Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:46 pm

I think if we stay at 7 I'm good with Hayes or Okoro. Hayes is my 2nd favorite player behind Edwards and Okoro at the very least will be a good wing defender with a high motor to hopefully get better offensively.
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Re: Official 2020 Nba Draft Thread 

Post#966 » by MotownMadness » Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:39 pm

Hayes’ team, Ulm, played in the competitive EuroCup – not quite EuroLeague level but quality professional competition nevertheless – and finished third in assists (6.2) and 10th in steals (1.5) in the league. In his 10 EuroCup games, Hayes also averaged 12.8 points in 28 minutes a game and shot 45.5 percent overall, 39 percent from the 3-point arc and 90.9 percent from the foul line, strong indicators that he’ll eventually be a plus 3-point shooter in the NBA. Hayes is also seen as a high-IQ, high-character player.


There's some strong indicators this kid is gonna be a good 3 point shooter as well.
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Post#967 » by BJK1 » Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:50 pm

I think Hayes probably makes the most sense for the Pistons, but that over reliance on his left hand could really limit his effectiveness. I think that if they draft him, they should consider signing someone like Goran Dragic (another left handed PG) to help carry the load with Rose and to mentor Hayes. That would also give the Pistons a little more flexibility to take advantage of any potential trade market for Rose at the deadline.
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Post#968 » by Crymson » Sun Oct 18, 2020 9:09 pm

BJK1 wrote:I think Hayes probably makes the most sense for the Pistons, but that over reliance on his left hand could really limit his effectiveness. I think that if they draft him, they should consider signing someone like Goran Dragic (another left handed PG) to help carry the load with Rose and to mentor Hayes.


I think Hayes's issue will be left to the developmental staff, rather than to a potential mentor. Dragic won't be coming here unless he's overpaid enough to leave a championship contender for a rebuilder, handedness wouldn't matter much in any event, and this isn't an issue that the average point guard has had to overcome. The issue is peculiar to Hayes. He'll need to work to overcome it.

That would also give the Pistons a little more flexibility to take advantage of any potential trade market for Rose at the deadline.


The Pistons don't need flexibility at the deadline. It doesn't matter to them if trading Rose would leave them down a point guard. They're not trying to win. It's all about asset acquisition and development. They'd simply give the backup point slot to a G-League tryout or to Bone, should he still be on the team.
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Re: Official 2020 Nba Draft Thread 

Post#969 » by Pharaoh » Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:00 pm

chrbal wrote:
Pharaoh wrote:
Crymson wrote:
He's a complementary player in that he's very limited on offense and has no ability to create it. He'd likely be the #4 guy on offense, at best, on a successful team. The Pistons' first, second, and third needs are guys who can create offense. In terms of the future, they're desperately short on those.




Best player available isn't determined in a vacuum; it's particular to each individual team. In the context of the Pistons' particular needs, Okongwu will not be the best player available at #7 in any scenario.



That mindset is fine so long as a long, multi-year rebuild is the plan from the outset. But very rarely does any team commit to such; where recent examples are concerned, only the Sixers come to mind. For any team that isn't fully intent on waiting five years, specific needs take precedence.
Maybe but if we're going team needs first then BPA regardless of position is the go.

I don't believe any team needs to commit to a 5 year plan - that's far too long!

A realistic goal for us is to be a up & coming team just as Blake comes off the books, so the 22-23 season.

2020 - #7 & buy a late first (Flynn)

Retain Wood at a reasonable price
Sign Giles at a reasonable price for 3 years

Wood - Patton
Blake - (Sekou) - Giles
Sekou - Svi - Snell
Luke - Vassell (7)
Brown - Rose - Flynn

2021 - hope for a top 5 pick and get a stud wing.

Retain Luke on a reasonable deal

Wood - Patton
Blake - (Sekou) - Giles
Sekou - Top 5 - Svi
Luke - Vassell
Brown - Flynn - Bone

2022 Draft - hoping for a stud PG

Wood, Patton, Giles
Sekou, Giles, (Top 5 2021)
Top 5 2021, Vassell, Svi
Luke, (Vassell), Brown
2022 PG, Flynn, Bone

That would mean that in 3 years Weaver and his FO have only retained Wood, Sekou, Luke, Svi, Brown & Bone from what they inherited.

And the end result (hopefully) would be a young, up and coming team that's versatile on both ends of the floor.



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Here I am trying to work on an ideal offseason plan, and you’re dropping a 3 year plan. Nice
Playing the long game

I didn't mention trying to trade Rose and Snell at the coming deadline for picks/prospects but that's obvious.

Assuming Wood, Sekou, Giles, 2021 Top 5 pick, Luke, Vassell, Brown & the 2022 PG all developed that's 8 young dudes on the books.

Not bad for a team that apparently has a bare cupboard.

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Re: Official 2020 Nba Draft Thread 

Post#970 » by Crymson » Mon Oct 19, 2020 4:59 am

Pharaoh wrote:Playing the long game


Unfortunately, adding quality talent while remaining in position for a top-five pick three years running will prove difficult. Every bit of solid talent that the Pistons successfully add will lessen the team's chances of persisting high in the lottery.

I didn't mention trying to trade Rose and Snell at the coming deadline for picks/prospects but that's obvious.


Snell isn't going garner anything beyond maybe a second-round pick alongside a bad contract. Maybe not even that. He's got an expiring deal, but he himself is not a positive-value player.
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Re: Official 2020 Nba Draft Thread 

Post#971 » by Pharaoh » Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:56 am

Crymson wrote:
Pharaoh wrote:Playing the long game


Unfortunately, adding quality talent while remaining in position for a top-five pick three years running will prove difficult. Every bit of solid talent that the Pistons successfully add will lessen the team's chances of persisting high in the lottery.

I didn't mention trying to trade Rose and Snell at the coming deadline for picks/prospects but that's obvious.


Snell isn't going garner anything beyond maybe a second-round pick alongside a bad contract. Maybe not even that. He's got an expiring deal, but he himself is not a positive-value player.


Crymson wrote:
Pharaoh wrote:Playing the long game


Unfortunately, adding quality talent while remaining in position for a top-five pick three years running will prove difficult. Every bit of solid talent that the Pistons successfully add will lessen the team's chances of persisting high in the lottery.

I didn't mention trying to trade Rose and Snell at the coming deadline for picks/prospects but that's obvious.


Snell isn't going garner anything beyond maybe a second-round pick alongside a bad contract. Maybe not even that. He's got an expiring deal, but he himself is not a positive-value player.


We'll wait and see on Snell. The fact is he's a vet 3&D guy that can play a role on a contender.

The fact he's expiring next off-season is a bonus for so many teams simply because they'd clear 12 mil for a crazy free agent class!

As for the "unfortunately adding "quality talent" while remaining in position for a top 5 pick 3 years running will prove difficult":

#7 in 2020
Top 5 in 2021
Hope for stud PG

The only top 5 pick I actually mentioned was next year. I don't think it's a stretch to think given our roster and the likelihood that #7 & Giles (& Patton) + internal development still = a terrible team.

So I guess the question is:

Does that top 5 pick in 2021 + internal development move us out of the lottery for the 2022 Draft?

Let's say that's a 50-50 call:

Positives =

We'd likely be the 8th seed at best but a team of really young, developing guys who have defied expectations quickly.

So many fans of all teams would be amazed and we'd now be viewed as this up and coming team.

Negatives =

Instead of a top 10 pick we get #15

I don't think it's a stretch to imagine in my scenario that we end up with #7 (& Flynn), a top 5 and another Lottery pick.

The hope is that Sekou, Brown, Luke, Giles, Patton & Wood are all quality around those guys, giving us 10 dudes

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Re: Official 2020 Nba Draft Thread 

Post#972 » by MotownMadness » Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:36 pm

Apparently Bulls are dead set on moving up (assuming for Ball). I hope they do cause should take away any threats for Hayes till us. Don't see anyone else going for him in the top 6 cause he's not really a off the ball type or the big time defender a team like Cavs or Hawks really need.
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Post#973 » by Invictus88 » Mon Oct 19, 2020 4:53 pm

Pharaoh wrote:
Crymson wrote:
Pharaoh wrote:In this Draft they're all likely complimentary players though.

Edwards, Ball & Wiseman are the only dudes who are currently viewed as more than that right now.

I've seen Okongwu mocked as high as 4th because despite the idea that bigs are dead you still need size!


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He's a complementary player in that he's very limited on offense and has no ability to create it. He'd likely be the #4 guy on offense, at best, on a successful team. The Pistons' first, second, and third needs are guys who can create offense. In terms of the future, they're desperately short on those.

Pharoah wrote:Who knows if he'll be the BPA but if he is we aren't in a position to ignore him just because he's a big.

BJK1 wrote:Agreed. In a what is largely considered a draft that’s light on elite talent, a team that is devoid of talent in general like the Pistons should take the best player available regardless of position.


Best player available isn't determined in a vacuum; it's particular to each individual team. In the context of the Pistons' particular needs, Okongwu will not be the best player available at #7 in any scenario.

Maybe he becomes a core player, maybe he becomes a complimentary player, or maybe he’s a piece that allows you to eventually trade for a difference maker. Be shrewd in accumulating talent and the rest will fall into place.


That mindset is fine so long as a long, multi-year rebuild is the plan from the outset. But very rarely does any team commit to such; where recent examples are concerned, only the Sixers come to mind. For any team that isn't fully intent on waiting five years, specific needs take precedence.
Maybe but if we're going team needs first then BPA regardless of position is the go.

I don't believe any team needs to commit to a 5 year plan - that's far too long!

A realistic goal for us is to be a up & coming team just as Blake comes off the books, so the 22-23 season.

2020 - #7 & buy a late first (Flynn)

Retain Wood at a reasonable price
Sign Giles at a reasonable price for 3 years

Wood - Patton
Blake - (Sekou) - Giles
Sekou - Svi - Snell
Luke - Vassell (7)
Brown - Rose - Flynn

2021 - hope for a top 5 pick and get a stud wing.

Retain Luke on a reasonable deal

Wood - Patton
Blake - (Sekou) - Giles
Sekou - Top 5 - Svi
Luke - Vassell
Brown - Flynn - Bone

2022 Draft - hoping for a stud PG

Wood, Patton, Giles
Sekou, Giles, (Top 5 2021)
Top 5 2021, Vassell, Svi
Luke, (Vassell), Brown
2022 PG, Flynn, Bone

That would mean that in 3 years Weaver and his FO have only retained Wood, Sekou, Luke, Svi, Brown & Bone from what they inherited.

And the end result (hopefully) would be a young, up and coming team that's versatile on both ends of the floor.



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I like this. One thing you don't include is that I would think we'd have extra cap space to also take on a bad FA or two which could mean more picks. But those picks usually come further down the road (so like 2022-2023 at the earliest).

I also think that there's a possibility that Brown gets dealt if he doesn't develop more offensively this season. This season is really important for him. It might be hard for a rebuilding team to justify resigning a guy who is just a defensive specialist versus opening up minutes for people with higher ceilings. If he gets dealt I could see something like a 2nd rounder coming back.
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Re: Official 2020 Nba Draft Thread 

Post#974 » by Crymson » Mon Oct 19, 2020 4:59 pm

We'll wait and see on Snell. The fact is he's a vet 3&D guy that can play a role on a contender.


He isn't a 3&D player. His D is mediocre; though he does a decent enough job outside of the three-point line, he gets torched in the interior. He isn't a good offensive presence either; he's extremely one-dimensional and often invisible.

The fact he's expiring next off-season is a bonus for so many teams simply because they'd clear 12 mil for a crazy free agent class!


Sure, but that means they've got to send out somebody else who might be more valuable in the short term; that would be a consideration for any contender.

In any event, think back to the recent past: though your idea sounds reasonable in principle, how often has the like actually occurred?

As for the "unfortunately adding "quality talent" while remaining in position for a top 5 pick 3 years running will prove difficult":


It's possible that the Pistons can remain in good draft position. I just think it's unlikely.

Invictus88 wrote:I also think that there's a possibility that Brown gets dealt if he doesn't develop more offensively this season. This season is really important for him. It might be hard for a rebuilding team to justify resigning a guy who is just a defensive specialist versus opening up minutes for people with higher ceilings. If he gets dealt I could see something like a 2nd rounder coming back.


I doubt it. Brown is the perfect player to have around through a rebuild: a hardworking character guy and leader who can be retained on a modest, multi-year contract. He's more valuable to the Pistons than he'd be to anyone else. Should he not improve, he'd have minimal trade value in the first place.
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Re: Official 2020 Nba Draft Thread 

Post#975 » by BJK1 » Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:05 pm

Brown fits in the mold of players that Weaver has historically liked, so I’d imagine they’ll try to hold onto him as well.
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Post#976 » by rmfc » Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:16 pm

DetroitSho wrote:
Manocad wrote:
DetroitSho wrote:Over the course of the 11 months of this thread, and specifically since the draft lottery, there's been several posts about trading up to get Anthony Edwards. It's just a little beyond weird that you singled out this particular instance to nitpick.

Context is already kind of implied when discussing the moves the team should make that they should be within reason. Well, unless a person actually DOES say "whatever it takes".

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Troll much?

It wasn't beyond weird at all. That happened to be the post I saw. :dontknow:

Certainly you're aware that the implied context of almost every topic in this forum at this point is "how can the Pistons get better?" And certainly you're also aware that it is quite common for posters to ask other posters why they would make the particular draft pick, trade, free agent signing, etc. being suggested. Because it's also already kind of implied that the poster suggesting said move has an answer if asked that question after posting "draft this guy" with no other detail, and it's also kind of implied that the answer is something beyond "because he's good/it will make the team better." So what's beyond weird is that anyone finds asking the question (paraphrased) "What's the bigger picture reasoning for this move?" beyond weird or trolling. Generally that information is provided rather than just "draft this guy" but whatever; no detail was provided so I asked why.
Read your first 2 words, didn't bother risking losing brain cells reading the rest. You quoted my post to explain yourself to me, but I'm trolling when I respond. You can have it big dog.

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Sorry you got dragged into this completely meaningless conversation. I am only making this post because he called out 2 other posters for no reason.

1) The dude started off with a trollish response to my original post.
It had 2 questions and was laid out in such a way that the response to the first question should lead to an answer to a completely irrelevant second question.
If you don't understand the context, you just ask and stop and wait for a response. That's what any normal poster would do.
Regardless, not understanding the context itself is either because he has not followed the draft class and the Pistons OR he is just being a troll. With what I have seen so far, I am going with the latter.

2) The dude flat out lied and created an alternate reality. His whole counter argument(s) was based on a false premise and a completely made up quote. I mean, it's just all there to see. The whole back and forth is just 1-2 pages long.

3) Then the talk about Why? When I listed the players attributes (which happen to be the most important skills the modern NBA needs and something the Pistons have lacked since forever) and how he's considered a player with very high potential but with some question marks, all his responses could be condensed to .. AND??

This sort of stuff comes natural to this dude or something he just enjoys.

Either way, it's time to disengage.
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Re: Official 2020 Nba Draft Thread 

Post#977 » by Manocad » Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:08 pm

rmfc wrote:
DetroitSho wrote:
Manocad wrote:Troll much?

It wasn't beyond weird at all. That happened to be the post I saw. :dontknow:

Certainly you're aware that the implied context of almost every topic in this forum at this point is "how can the Pistons get better?" And certainly you're also aware that it is quite common for posters to ask other posters why they would make the particular draft pick, trade, free agent signing, etc. being suggested. Because it's also already kind of implied that the poster suggesting said move has an answer if asked that question after posting "draft this guy" with no other detail, and it's also kind of implied that the answer is something beyond "because he's good/it will make the team better." So what's beyond weird is that anyone finds asking the question (paraphrased) "What's the bigger picture reasoning for this move?" beyond weird or trolling. Generally that information is provided rather than just "draft this guy" but whatever; no detail was provided so I asked why.
Read your first 2 words, didn't bother risking losing brain cells reading the rest. You quoted my post to explain yourself to me, but I'm trolling when I respond. You can have it big dog.

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Sorry you got dragged into this completely meaningless conversation. I am only making this post because he called out 2 other posters for no reason.

1) The dude started off with a trollish response to my original post.
It had 2 questions and was laid out in such a way that the response to the first question should lead to an answer to a completely irrelevant second question.
If you don't understand the context, you just ask and stop and wait for a response. That's what any normal poster would do.
Regardless, not understanding the context itself is either because he has not followed the draft class and the Pistons OR he is just being a troll. With what I have seen so far, I am going with the latter.

2) The dude flat out lied and created an alternate reality. His whole counter argument(s) was based on a false premise and a completely made up quote. I mean, it's just all there to see. The whole back and forth is just 1-2 pages long.

3) Then the talk about Why? When I listed the players attributes (which happen to be the most important skills the modern NBA needs and something the Pistons have lacked since forever) and how he's considered a player with very high potential but with some question marks, all his responses could be condensed to .. AND??

This sort of stuff comes natural to this dude or something he just enjoys.

Either way, it's time to disengage.

:lol:
Maybe the two of you can share a room until your times of the month pass. Good lord.
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Re: Official 2020 Nba Draft Thread 

Post#978 » by BJK1 » Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:57 pm

Another mock draft for your entertainment. Pretty much in line with most others:

https://www.nbcsports.com/chicago/bulls/2020-nba-mock-draft-90-one-month-draft-day

While these mocks are generally pretty in line with each other, one guy who’s projection tends to be all over the place is Obi Toppin. Consensus of these mocks generally has him going to the Cavs at 5, but I’ve seen him go higher in some and mid to late lottery in others. Another guy like that is Tyrese Haliburton, who’s starting to pop up as the pick for ATL in more and more of these mocks.
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Post#979 » by chrbal » Mon Oct 19, 2020 8:05 pm

Pharaoh wrote:
chrbal wrote:
Pharaoh wrote:Maybe but if we're going team needs first then BPA regardless of position is the go.

I don't believe any team needs to commit to a 5 year plan - that's far too long!

A realistic goal for us is to be a up & coming team just as Blake comes off the books, so the 22-23 season.

2020 - #7 & buy a late first (Flynn)

Retain Wood at a reasonable price
Sign Giles at a reasonable price for 3 years

Wood - Patton
Blake - (Sekou) - Giles
Sekou - Svi - Snell
Luke - Vassell (7)
Brown - Rose - Flynn

2021 - hope for a top 5 pick and get a stud wing.

Retain Luke on a reasonable deal

Wood - Patton
Blake - (Sekou) - Giles
Sekou - Top 5 - Svi
Luke - Vassell
Brown - Flynn - Bone

2022 Draft - hoping for a stud PG

Wood, Patton, Giles
Sekou, Giles, (Top 5 2021)
Top 5 2021, Vassell, Svi
Luke, (Vassell), Brown
2022 PG, Flynn, Bone

That would mean that in 3 years Weaver and his FO have only retained Wood, Sekou, Luke, Svi, Brown & Bone from what they inherited.

And the end result (hopefully) would be a young, up and coming team that's versatile on both ends of the floor.



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Here I am trying to work on an ideal offseason plan, and you’re dropping a 3 year plan. Nice
Playing the long game

I didn't mention trying to trade Rose and Snell at the coming deadline for picks/prospects but that's obvious.

Assuming Wood, Sekou, Giles, 2021 Top 5 pick, Luke, Vassell, Brown & the 2022 PG all developed that's 8 young dudes on the books.

Not bad for a team that apparently has a bare cupboard.

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Snell and Rose being dealt was assumed.

It’s crazy how ideally we are set for a well thought out rebuild.
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Re: Official 2020 Nba Draft Thread 

Post#980 » by Manocad » Mon Oct 19, 2020 8:14 pm

Now if the Pistons can just manage to do it right. Not that every single move has to work out since that's highly unlikely, but to at least put the effort into a properly thought out rebuild and as I've mentioned previously, not jump the gun and run for the "win now" move again the second the team starts flirting with a #8 playoff spot again.
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