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Around the NBA - Preseason Edition

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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#521 » by Besart19 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:10 pm

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Assuming Frank develops, KP shows he can be a #1 (or at least a #2), Doncic comes in and performs like how we know he can, Dotson / THJr play well, WHG progresses, etc. I can see us making the 7-8 seed next year. I can't see us getting a top 5 pick unless we get lucky in the lottery.



Maybe. It takes time for youth to learn how to win games, but maybe KP takes the superstar leap we all hope.

Are you saying you can't see top 5 this year (2018)?


Nono, this year I see us absolutely getting top 5 and getting Doncic. I meant 2018-2019 I can't see us tanking with the progression of our guys and Horny being gone.


In 2019 there is another Luka and a athlete freak with range and great defense on the 8-14 range (if he dont climb it up from being on a bigger spotlight in the upcoming two seasons of the Spanish and the Euro leagues)
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#522 » by Besart19 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:14 pm



Madison Square Garden newest knickname would be: The Castle of the Two Lukes :D
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#523 » by Knickstape1214 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:14 pm

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Maybe. It takes time for youth to learn how to win games, but maybe KP takes the superstar leap we all hope.

Are you saying you can't see top 5 this year (2018)?


Nono, this year I see us absolutely getting top 5 and getting Doncic. I meant 2018-2019 I can't see us tanking with the progression of our guys and Horny being gone.


In 2019 there is another Luka and a athlete freak with range and great defense on the 8-14 range (if he dont climb it up from being on a bigger spotlight in the upcoming two seasons of the Spanish and the Euro leagues)


I thought Samanic was considering college?
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#524 » by Besart19 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:26 pm

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Nono, this year I see us absolutely getting top 5 and getting Doncic. I meant 2018-2019 I can't see us tanking with the progression of our guys and Horny being gone.


In 2019 there is another Luka and a athlete freak with range and great defense on the 8-14 range (if he dont climb it up from being on a bigger spotlight in the upcoming two seasons of the Spanish and the Euro leagues)


I thought Samanic was considering college?


Yeah... thats quite a possibility though... But I dont know if thats better for him than playing in a major league!!

Depends on the coach actually... Kevin Ollie, Tom Izzo or any knowledgable coach (not just a good recruiter) would help him a lot i his transition to the NBA league...
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#525 » by Wolfgang630 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:53 pm

We're definitely top 5 draft pick this year with no question and the franchise needs it.

The only way we're not top 5 is if KP or some other guy decides to turn into superman and win games we shouldn't be winning.
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#526 » by Knicks Byke » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:11 pm

Wolfgang630 wrote:We're definitely top 5 draft pick this year with no question and the franchise needs it.

The only way we're not top 5 is if KP or some other guy decides to turn into superman and win games we shouldn't be winning.


*ahem* Tim Hardaway *ahem*
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#527 » by Wolfgang630 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:18 pm

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Wolfgang630 wrote:We're definitely top 5 draft pick this year with no question and the franchise needs it.

The only way we're not top 5 is if KP or some other guy decides to turn into superman and win games we shouldn't be winning.


*ahem* Tim Hardaway *ahem*


My man Timmy gonna be hitting game winners this year.
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#528 » by 3toheadmelo » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:36 pm

suns are gonna be damn scary
booker and jackson look like future superstars, and they still gonna get a top 5 pick. big 3... sheesh
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PG: Dennis Smith Jr/A Brooks/D Will
SG: Josh Jackson/Dwayne Bacon/Bryn Forbes
SF: Jayson Tatum/Shabazz Muhammad/Glenn Robinson III
PF: Skal Labissiere/Caleb Swanigan/Long
C: Bam Adebayo/Dwight Powell/Justin Patton

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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#529 » by Capn'O » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:28 pm

BAF - ClippeRS
PG: Walker 310/5|Tim "Clyde" Frazier 10/2|Grant 5/3
SG: G. Harris 160/5|KCP 50/5|W. Johnson 3/1
SF: Gallo 140/3|Dekker 25/3|Bullock 5/1
PF: Isaac 135/5|Harrell 21/4|AMFPB 2/2
C: Pau 95/1|Len 15/4|ZUBLOCKA 20/5
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#530 » by Rasho Brezec » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:13 pm

If healthy, Joel Embiid is the best player in the NBA.
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#531 » by dakomish23 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:19 pm

That BOS team is clicking on all cylinders. 60 wins seems likely as long as they're all healthy.
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#532 » by Besart19 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:17 pm

Rasho Brezec wrote:If healthy, Joel Embiid is the best player in the NBA.


Impressive... Not rusty and out of rhythm at all despite playing so little in the last 2-3 years
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#533 » by Knickstape1214 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:10 am

DSJr looked active on defense in the first quarter.

Dozier looks good on both ends of the court. I said countless times we should find a way to get him as a 3/D guy.
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#534 » by EchelonNYK » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:25 am

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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#535 » by robillionaire » Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:30 am

Dsj **** his ankle up
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#536 » by Sark » Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:39 am

robillionaire wrote:Dsj **** his ankle up



Well that sucks.
Greenie: Disagree. I think Tatum is going to be better than KP. I don't know about DSjr.

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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#537 » by ChaosHamster » Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:46 am

lol, Teo 3 assists in 2mins
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#538 » by Sark » Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:47 am

Read on Twitter
Greenie: Disagree. I think Tatum is going to be better than KP. I don't know about DSjr.

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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#539 » by dakomish23 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:48 am

This passing by Teodosic is just so beautiful to watch. Always hitting guys in rhythm. Passes the defense aren't even expecting.

Might be a top 3 passer in the league right now.
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#540 » by ChaosHamster » Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:52 am

dakomish23 wrote:This passing by Teodosic is just so beautiful to watch. Always hitting guys in rhythm. Passes the defense aren't even expecting.

Might be a top 3 passer in the league right now.


definitely top3

Every play he ran so far has been successful. DeAnder just missed his FT's. :lol:

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