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Leaf Traded to OKC

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Re: Leaf Traded to OKC 

Post#21 » by Pacersike » Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:47 am

I still see the potential in him to become a backup 5.

I wish him all the best and foremost a better coaching and executive staff for him.

They drafted a slow and tall player, watched him gain some needed muscles and then reacted surprised that he became so very slow.

With the right coach and some tweaks here and there, he will have a decent NBA career.
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Re: Leaf Traded to OKC 

Post#22 » by boomershadow » Mon Nov 23, 2020 4:59 pm

I saw this posted as "the Leaf that could have been."

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Re: Leaf Traded to OKC 

Post#23 » by Scoot McGroot » Thu Nov 26, 2020 1:14 am

Officially official. No fears of take-back-sies!

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Re: Leaf Traded to OKC 

Post#24 » by Scoot McGroot » Thu Nov 26, 2020 1:47 am

We have up a 2027 2nd, so it can only be our own 2027 2nd and not any of the 2nds owed to us from Utah or Miami.
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Re: Leaf Traded to OKC 

Post#25 » by Moooose » Fri Nov 27, 2020 6:05 pm

Not sure what to feel. Leaf could've been utilized better. I strongly believe that he should've developed his stretch 4/5 potential more. He could've found more success shooting 3's rather than trying to be strong enough to mix it up with the bigger players. With that said, I hope he'd be able to get minutes with OKC. He still got potential and I wouldn't call him a bust just yet.

On Jalen Lecque. Man, we are loading up on athleticism and guys who can make things happen on their own. Haven't watched too much of him after the draft, but this guy was once a 5-star recruit out of highschool. He was getting the hype for playing like Westbrook.
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Re: Leaf Traded to OKC 

Post#26 » by Scoot McGroot » Sat Dec 19, 2020 5:12 am

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Re: Leaf Traded to OKC 

Post#27 » by boomershadow » Sat Dec 19, 2020 9:18 am

Moooose wrote:He still got potential and I wouldn't call him a bust just yet.


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Re: Leaf Traded to OKC 

Post#28 » by basketballwacko2 » Sat Dec 19, 2020 12:52 pm

The guy we picked at #18 when John Collins and OG were still on the board just got dumped by one of the worst teams in the NBA! IF he couldn't get playing time on that team it's see you in Europe or China TJ.
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Re: Leaf Traded to OKC 

Post#29 » by Wizop » Tue Dec 22, 2020 1:37 am

basketballwacko2 wrote:The guy we picked at #18 when John Collins and OG were still on the board just got dumped by one of the worst teams in the NBA! IF he couldn't get playing time on that team it's see you in Europe or China TJ.
Everyone makes mistakes. Kaminsky was waived. Collins wasn't extended. Move on.

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Post#30 » by basketballwacko2 » Tue Dec 22, 2020 1:46 am

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basketballwacko2 wrote:The guy we picked at #18 when John Collins and OG were still on the board just got dumped by one of the worst teams in the NBA! IF he couldn't get playing time on that team it's see you in Europe or China TJ.
Everyone makes mistakes. Kaminsky was waived. Collins wasn't extended. Move on.

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Collins wasn't extended because he wants more money than the Hawks wanted to give him. He's a stud, OG is a stud. TJ is a dud. It didn't take a player personnel expert to see that TJ was a 2nd round pick if that.
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Re: Leaf Traded to OKC 

Post#31 » by Wizop » Tue Dec 22, 2020 3:24 am

basketballwacko2 wrote: It didn't take a player personnel expert to see that TJ was a 2nd round pick if that.
I'm not saying it was a good pick. I said it was a mistake. It's just time to put it on the pile of might have beens and worry about what happens now.
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Re: Leaf Traded to OKC 

Post#32 » by GrindCityHustle » Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:40 am

Yall basically got TJ Warren so cheap it kinda makes up for the TJ Leaf pick in the end. TJ prob would have gone to PHX in a Warren deal but they prob didn't want his contract.
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