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Re: 2019 Draft Prospect Watch Thread 

Post#541 » by MrDollarBills » Wed May 15, 2019 11:13 am

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Re: 2019 Draft Prospect Watch Thread 

Post#542 » by MrDollarBills » Wed May 15, 2019 2:11 pm

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Post#543 » by kamaze » Wed May 15, 2019 4:37 pm

Mfiondu Kabengele would be a welcomed addition to the team. Brings that toughness to the team they need.
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Re: 2019 Draft Prospect Watch Thread 

Post#544 » by MrDollarBills » Wed May 15, 2019 5:46 pm

Bleacher Report has us taking Hachimura and Kabengele with our two first rounders. I would be extremely pleased if we can add those two to the roster.
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Post#545 » by SpeedyG » Wed May 15, 2019 6:36 pm

MrDollarBills wrote:Bleacher Report has us taking Hachimura and Kabengele with our two first rounders. I would be extremely pleased if we can add those two to the roster.
That would be a nice haul.

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Post#546 » by MGrand15 » Wed May 15, 2019 8:06 pm

I'm a little down on my boy Hachimura. He kind of reminds me of Sabonis in some ways but IDK. Too mechanical to be a 4 for long stretches. Not a great feel for the game which I think is the most underrated part of drafting guys. Someone like Jarrett Allen jumps out as a rookie because he always made good quick decisions on offense and defense. Definitely has a lot of potential though. Would be nice to grab him at 17 since he was looking like a top 10 guy earlier in the year.
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Re: 2019 Draft Prospect Watch Thread 

Post#547 » by Paradise » Wed May 15, 2019 8:25 pm

MGrand15 wrote:I'm a little down on my boy Hachimura. He kind of reminds me of Sabonis in some ways but IDK. Too mechanical to be a 4 for long stretches. Not a great feel for the game which I think is the most underrated part of drafting guys. Someone like Jarrett Allen jumps out as a rookie because he always made good quick decisions on offense and defense. Definitely has a lot of potential though. Would be nice to grab him at 17 since he was looking like a top 10 guy earlier in the year.

Btw, speaking of Sabonis. The Pacers could make him available at the draft or FA due to the fact they aren’t tying to extend him and pay Turner at the same position.
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Post#548 » by MGrand15 » Wed May 15, 2019 8:54 pm

Tacko Fall just measured out to 7'5 without shoes with an 8'2 wingspan and 10'2 standing reach. None of these numbers make any sense.
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Re: 2019 Draft Prospect Watch Thread 

Post#549 » by MrDollarBills » Wed May 15, 2019 9:36 pm

MGrand15 wrote:Tacko Fall just measured out to 7'5 without shoes with an 8'2 wingspan and 10'2 standing reach. None of these numbers make any sense.


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Re: 2019 Draft Prospect Watch Thread 

Post#550 » by MrDollarBills » Wed May 15, 2019 9:36 pm

MGrand15 wrote:I'm a little down on my boy Hachimura. He kind of reminds me of Sabonis in some ways but IDK. Too mechanical to be a 4 for long stretches. Not a great feel for the game which I think is the most underrated part of drafting guys. Someone like Jarrett Allen jumps out as a rookie because he always made good quick decisions on offense and defense. Definitely has a lot of potential though. Would be nice to grab him at 17 since he was looking like a top 10 guy earlier in the year.


I would take him and develop him. Best situation for him is here.
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Post#551 » by SpeedyG » Thu May 16, 2019 12:16 am

Saw a mock with us taking Okeke with the Knicks pick. Yes...effin...please.

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Post#552 » by Aussienet3 » Thu May 16, 2019 12:18 am

Not sure if this is the right thread. But is anyone else hearing that Zion does not want to play in NO and is considering going back to Duke? Has he signed with an agent? What's the go?
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Post#553 » by MGrand15 » Thu May 16, 2019 12:36 am

Aussienet3 wrote:Not sure if this is the right thread. But is anyone else hearing that Zion does not want to play in NO and is considering going back to Duke? Has he signed with an agent? What's the go?


Don't think there's any truth to it. That would be the dumbest move of all time.
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Post#554 » by JoseRizal » Thu May 16, 2019 12:41 am

Aussienet3 wrote:Not sure if this is the right thread. But is anyone else hearing that Zion does not want to play in NO and is considering going back to Duke? Has he signed with an agent? What's the go?


It’s a media stunt. No matter what he does, New Orleans will always have his rights
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Post#555 » by SpeedyG » Thu May 16, 2019 12:42 am

Read that he hasn't signed with an agent yet and can return to Duke if he wants. It's a big risk, but I expect a big game of chicken. I still can't see him going back to school. Next year is uncertain, and he could go into a worse situation. in the mean time he would be giving up $10M AND one less year of his prime making years not to mention endorsements that he can't legally make while in college

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Re: 2019 Draft Prospect Watch Thread 

Post#556 » by kamaze » Thu May 16, 2019 12:58 am

Isaia Cordinier, the 6’5” French shooting guard acquired last July in the Jeremy Lin trade, tells a French basketball site that he will play for the Nets in the Las Vegas Summer League.

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Post#557 » by kamaze » Thu May 16, 2019 1:02 am

Kevin Porter Jr 6'6 *shooting guard from Washington
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Post#558 » by kamaze » Thu May 16, 2019 1:13 am

Matisse Thybulle 6'5 senior
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Re: 2019 Draft Prospect Watch Thread 

Post#559 » by MGrand15 » Thu May 16, 2019 1:50 am

kamaze wrote:Isaia Cordinier, the 6’5” French shooting guard acquired last July in the Jeremy Lin trade, tells a French basketball site that he will play for the Nets in the Las Vegas Summer League.



He looks good. Perfect type of guy to take a chance on. Wouldn't mind having him on the Long Island Nets.
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Re: 2019 Draft Prospect Watch Thread 

Post#560 » by SpeedyG » Thu May 16, 2019 3:04 am

MGrand15 wrote:
kamaze wrote:Isaia Cordinier, the 6’5” French shooting guard acquired last July in the Jeremy Lin trade, tells a French basketball site that he will play for the Nets in the Las Vegas Summer League.



He looks good. Perfect type of guy to take a chance on. Wouldn't mind having him on the Long Island Nets.
I've been bringing up his name for a couple of months now. Depending how much roster spot we have, I think he can have a chance.

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