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The Enigma That Is Fran Vazquez

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Post#41 » by flyingvee » Mon Jan 14, 2008 11:47 pm

Fran sucks. He can't even get playing time in Europe and you expect him to contribute here? Maybe Otis does. He sees Evans and Cook as contributers.
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Post#42 » by The Letter J » Tue Jan 15, 2008 12:42 am

craig01 wrote:I doubt he'll amount to much of anything anywhere.

He has physical talent, but as a basketball player is just plain insignificant. The Magic already have 6 of those on the roster right now.

Still, a stupid draft pick.

^What he said.

Plus, to whoever said Darko 2.0. If we ever do see Fran in a Magic uniform we'll be wishing it was Darko, Fran is nowhere near Darko.

It's funny how the article ended saying that the chances of Fran coming over were looking bleak and people here read the article then posted here saying it had given them hope. :lol:
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Post#43 » by Devin 1L » Tue Jan 15, 2008 12:48 am

"Being drafted was obviously very flattering"

This pisses me off.
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Post#44 » by lovehoops01 » Tue Jan 15, 2008 1:55 am

dwightmeer wrote:-= original quote snipped =-



Hedo (7M)
2008 1st round pick
Rights to Franny

for

Bargs (4.5M)
Joey Graham (1.5M)


Because the Magic don't have enough power forwards that aren't built to bang with the Ben Wallaces and Udonis Haslems of the world? If they are going to trade for another forward, he needs to be a power guy and rebounder.
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Post#45 » by Cammo101 » Tue Jan 15, 2008 2:14 am

While Fran won't be a starter here next year, all this talk about him sucking is misguided. He is much better built for the NBA game than the European one. He would be a solid backup PF (exactly what we need right now) for us next year if he came over.
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Post#46 » by magictreat » Tue Jan 15, 2008 3:20 am

dwightmeer wrote:I like it a lot. Bargs has tons of potential and would spread the court for Dwight. He obviously doesn't fit playing next to another PF like Bosh. I wonder if they Toronto is committed to developing him since he was their number one pick, even though he should have been a 5th to 8th pick.


Bargs, another NO DEFENSE Mofo, so you guys will keep complaining about what a bad defensive team the Magic is, GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!!! :banghead:
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Post#47 » by Kent » Tue Jan 15, 2008 5:25 am

Regardless if he ever comes over, it's doubtful that he's the "answer" that we need. He's a guy that comes off the bench. Granted, I've never seen him play an entire game, but if he were good enough to play over here, even in a backup role, he'd be here.

If he comes, great. If not, oh well.
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Post#48 » by SD2042 » Tue Jan 15, 2008 8:15 am

prorl wrote:-= original quote snipped =-



He def does not fit well in Europe. They got a a different style of play and his skills dont translate well there. His skills would be better suited in the NBA.


If Vasquez is defensive minded as he says. He would been better off hitting up a South American team. They are known for their defensive minded techiques and produced players that are now in the NBA like Ginobili,Varajao, Nene, and Barbosa.
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Post#49 » by drsd » Tue Jan 15, 2008 11:22 am

Kasun has played better than Vazquez. Fran might not even pan out as an NBA prospect. And Super Mario is probably lost to Yurp for the rest of his career.
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Post#50 » by Fran Vasquez » Tue Jan 15, 2008 4:18 pm

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Post#51 » by noblejedi777 » Tue Jan 15, 2008 5:12 pm

stay away fran, stay far away. you are a cancer waiting to happen.
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Post#52 » by drsd » Tue Jan 15, 2008 9:24 pm

One thing clear from the clips is that Vazquez has developed a nice 15 foot jumper. The Magic need that out of the PF slot if Lewis is to slide to the SF slot.
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Post#53 » by mhectorgato » Tue Jan 15, 2008 9:56 pm

MoGrAdY wrote:Im lame, but I still have hope he will come over.


Considering our PF issues, I'd still give him a shot, assuming that he gets a new US agent, or if we could bypass his current one somehow.
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Post#54 » by Optimus_Steel » Tue Jan 15, 2008 10:00 pm

I say give him a shot. At this point nothing to lose.
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Post#55 » by cdcastellon1 » Wed Jan 16, 2008 7:31 pm

Well im from Spain so what i can say....

He has all the athletic tools to suceed, but ..... his IQ is similar to Bargnani, you know, ZERO IQ.

I agree his game would translate better in the NBA than in Europe ( he collapses with slow tempo styles.)

Anyway knowing that dude is a bit silly i would not think a lot on bringing him here.

His agent ( agent earned x3 more money saying Fran to stay 3 years more in Europe than recommend him to go NBA) and his awful wife made him choose stay in Europe benching 3 years...

His reputation in Spain is not very good at the moment.
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Post#56 » by craig01 » Wed Jan 16, 2008 9:29 pm

cdcastellon1 wrote:Well im from Spain so what i can say....

He has all the athletic tools to suceed, but ..... his IQ is similar to Bargnani, you know, ZERO IQ.



His reputation in Spain is not very good at the moment.


That's seems pretty evident.

Fran Vazquez = Basketball tool.

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Post#57 » by drsd » Wed Jan 16, 2008 9:57 pm

cdcastellon1 wrote:His reputation in Spain is not very good at the moment.



This might be a reason for Vazquez to opt out this off season. As such, the Magic have their depth at PF in Battie/Foyle/Vazquez, and can focus other efforts on a new SG.
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Post#58 » by knappy » Thu Jan 17, 2008 3:47 am

I just have no interest in this chick playing basketball for the Magic - I promise you I will boo him so loudly that he'll start crying if he ever sets foot on the Magic basketball court.
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Post#59 » by cdcastellon1 » Thu Jan 17, 2008 7:24 pm

drsd wrote:-= original quote snipped =-




This might be a reason for Vazquez to opt out this off season. As such, the Magic have their depth at PF in Battie/Foyle/Vazquez, and can focus other efforts on a new SG.



And i am sure his european team, MMT Barcelona, wants to get rid of him, since he is one of the players earning highest salary ( around 1.7 million dollars per season) and he plays only 13MPG http://www.acb.com/jugador.php?id=A9S
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Post#60 » by Fran Vasquez » Fri Jan 18, 2008 11:23 am

they should want to get rid of their coach and gm, who are to fiba the equivalent to isiah efing thomas
i swear sometimes i doubt who is a worse coach, thomas or ivanovic

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