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Draft Thread - 4th Ed. (Currently 6th, 2 back of 5th, 4.5back of 3rd)

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Re: Draft Thread - 4th Ed. (Currently 6th, 2 back of 5th, 4.5back of 3rd) 

Post#1921 » by frothbrain » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:20 am

someone needs to remind divac and vivek that philadelphia owns their pick in a swap.
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Post#1922 » by HEZI » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:26 am

SelbyCobra wrote:Jackson is 100% the pick for Boston, no?


Yup

That's why Ainge is a genius. Why give up the pick for a guy like Butler or Paul George when you can draft a stud like Jackson and still have enough cap space in the summer to go after a mega max free agent
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Re: Draft Thread - 4th Ed. (Currently 6th, 2 back of 5th, 4.5back of 3rd) 

Post#1923 » by Knickerbock » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:27 am

Lets say we picked 5th.. Who would you guys select...

Jayson Tatum or Dennis Smith Jr....?
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Post#1924 » by spree8 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:27 am

Those who have little faith in us landing a top 3 pick need to start being more optimistic ...things are lookin better by the day :nod:
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Post#1925 » by spree8 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:28 am

SMAC-K wrote:
SelbyCobra wrote:Jackson is 100% the pick for Boston, no?


Yup

That's why Ainge is a genius. Why give up the pick for a guy like Butler or Paul George when you can draft a stud like Jackson and still have enough cap space in the summer to go after a mega max free agent



I'd call that more common sense than genius no?
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Post#1926 » by 3toheadmelo » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:29 am

Knickerbock wrote:Lets say we picked 5th.. Who would you guys select...

Jayson Tatum or Dennis Smith Jr....?

personally for me that's a hard one
i love tatum but we really need a point guard and dennis smith jr is super talented so im not sure. if we're in that position, we gotta hope phil makes the right call
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Post#1927 » by Coeur » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:29 am

SelbyCobra wrote:Jackson is 100% the pick for Boston, no?

Why? Don't their fans think it will be fultz? Do you see Jackson as the #1 or just best fit for Boston? Jaylen Brown and Jackson would be a tough 2/3 combo to cover. Both being able to play both spots themselves.
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Post#1929 » by islanders11040 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:31 am


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Post#1930 » by damedash09 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:33 am

Knickerbock wrote:Lets say we picked 5th.. Who would you guys select...

Jayson Tatum or Dennis Smith Jr....?

whichever player is on the board because the other one will most likely go number 4
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Post#1931 » by Bill Pidto » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:33 am

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Post#1932 » by Knickerbock » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:34 am

spree8 wrote:Those who have little faith in us landing a top 3 pick need to start being more optimistic ...things are lookin better by the day :nod:


Ture knicks fans would be jumping up and down if Knicks somehow lost all the remaining games and ended up in top 3 draft position...


Could you imagine pairing Porzingis with either Ball/Fultz/Jackson...? :D :D :D :D
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Post#1933 » by K-DOT » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:35 am

SMAC-K wrote:
SelbyCobra wrote:Jackson is 100% the pick for Boston, no?


Yup

That's why Ainge is a genius. Why give up the pick for a guy like Butler or Paul George when you can draft a stud like Jackson and still have enough cap space in the summer to go after a mega max free agent

Because George and Butler are proven players, would fit in with the rest of the team's timeline well, and max free agents aren't switching teams anyways
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Post#1934 » by HEZI » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:35 am

spree8 wrote:
SMAC-K wrote:
SelbyCobra wrote:Jackson is 100% the pick for Boston, no?


Yup

That's why Ainge is a genius. Why give up the pick for a guy like Butler or Paul George when you can draft a stud like Jackson and still have enough cap space in the summer to go after a mega max free agent



I'd call that more common sense than genius no?


It wasn't common sense to all the people that were putting pressure on Ainge to deal the pick for one of those star players that was on the market. They made it seem as if he had to do it in order to take his team to the next level. Ainge is a genius because he's not chasing the Cavs or Warriors even though a lot of people felt like he should because they don't think the Celtics are winning in the playoffs. Although that may be true and Celtics don't look like a team that is going to make a lot of noise in the post season, Ainge has remained calm and hasn't made any panic moves to sacrifice the future of his team even though he easily could have.
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Post#1937 » by HEZI » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:42 am

K-DOT wrote:
SMAC-K wrote:
SelbyCobra wrote:Jackson is 100% the pick for Boston, no?


Yup

That's why Ainge is a genius. Why give up the pick for a guy like Butler or Paul George when you can draft a stud like Jackson and still have enough cap space in the summer to go after a mega max free agent

Because George and Butler are proven players, would fit in with the rest of the team's timeline well, and max free agents aren't switching teams anyways


Could have sworn Durant switched teams last summer
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Post#1938 » by whocares1 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:43 am

SMAC-K wrote:
spree8 wrote:
SMAC-K wrote:
Yup

That's why Ainge is a genius. Why give up the pick for a guy like Butler or Paul George when you can draft a stud like Jackson and still have enough cap space in the summer to go after a mega max free agent



I'd call that more common sense than genius no?


It wasn't common sense to all the people that were putting pressure on Ainge to deal the pick for one of those star players that was on the market. They made it seem as if he had to do it in order to take his team to the next level. Ainge is a genius because he's not chasing the Cavs or Warriors even though a lot of people felt like he should because they don't think the Celtics are winning in the playoffs. Although that may be true and Celtics don't look like a team that is going to make a lot of noise in the post season, Ainge has remained calm and hasn't made any panic moves to sacrifice the future of his team even though he easily could have.


The Celtics aren't guaranteed Josh Jackson.
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Post#1939 » by K-DOT » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:45 am

SMAC-K wrote:
K-DOT wrote:
SMAC-K wrote:
Yup

That's why Ainge is a genius. Why give up the pick for a guy like Butler or Paul George when you can draft a stud like Jackson and still have enough cap space in the summer to go after a mega max free agent

Because George and Butler are proven players, would fit in with the rest of the team's timeline well, and max free agents aren't switching teams anyways


Could have sworn Durant switched teams last summer

Could have sworn the Celtics didn't set the record for wins this year
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Post#1940 » by HEZI » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:47 am

whocares1 wrote:
SMAC-K wrote:
spree8 wrote:

I'd call that more common sense than genius no?


It wasn't common sense to all the people that were putting pressure on Ainge to deal the pick for one of those star players that was on the market. They made it seem as if he had to do it in order to take his team to the next level. Ainge is a genius because he's not chasing the Cavs or Warriors even though a lot of people felt like he should because they don't think the Celtics are winning in the playoffs. Although that may be true and Celtics don't look like a team that is going to make a lot of noise in the post season, Ainge has remained calm and hasn't made any panic moves to sacrifice the future of his team even though he easily could have.


The Celtics aren't guaranteed Josh Jackson.


So what? They got the best chance of landing him. Much better chance of them winning the lotto than them winning a title with Butler or PG.
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