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Welcome Matisse Thybulle! 

Post#1 » by Sixerscan » Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:23 am

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Post#2 » by marcush » Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:26 am

Welcome Matisse. I actually like this player......and yes.......that fact does concern me.
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Post#3 » by the_process » Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:42 am

He will forever be known as the guy Ainge swindled Brand for. He is Brand’s Elfrid Payton.
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Post#4 » by ankle420breaker » Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:49 am

I've had to travel so much this month I haven't been able to lose myself in obsessing over each prospect like I normally would. Draft Day to me is the grandest holiday of the year and I'm watching this year's draft from the Portland airport (and in classic sixers fan fashion got here just in time for the 25th pick...)

Honestly don't know much about Thybulle. My YouTube mixtape first impression is he reminds me of Sefolosha.



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Post#5 » by Sixerscan » Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:58 am

I really like him for this team, think he'll be a real help.

At the same time, this wasn't exactly hard to predict:

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the_process wrote:That tweet from Brand makes me think they have Thybulle at the top of their wish list.


Feel like it will come out a week from now that we promised Thybulle at the combine. He fits the profile of what Brand is looking for perfectly, and if his agent has a clue he should realize it's just about the ideal situation for his client. It makes so much sense that the lack of public connection between the two sides is fishy.
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Post#6 » by the_process » Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:00 am

Sixerscan wrote:I really like him for this team, think he'll be a real help.

At the same time, this wasn't exactly hard to predict:

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the_process wrote:That tweet from Brand makes me think they have Thybulle at the top of their wish list.


Feel like it will come out a week from now that we promised Thybulle at the combine. He fits the profile of what Brand is looking for perfectly, and if his agent has a clue he should realize it's just about the ideal situation for his client. It makes so much sense that the lack of public connection between the two sides is fishy.


Forgot about that. :lol: Good call on your part. Mine too I suppose.
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Post#7 » by WMDman » Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:00 am

I like the pick!
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Post#8 » by USWAY » Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:09 am

Cannot have enough wings who can defend. Shot release looks like Danny Green
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Post#9 » by FlyingArrow » Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:08 am

Player looks good. Everything else about today... Not so much. But the most important part is picking a good player, and if Thybulle works out the overall draft grade can't be lower than a B, despite the rest of it.
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Post#10 » by Black Mage » Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:21 am

I am totally fine with the pick. Our biggest gripe all year was the Sixers getting SMOKED by guards. Inserting Zhaire and Matisse is going to vastly improve on that front.

As for the shooting, let's wait and see how their shots look now that we hired a new shooting coach who comes from a legendary program known for teaching players to learn how to shoot.
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Post#11 » by GeorgeMarcus » Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:12 am

I would have preferred Ty Jerome & Carsen Edwards, but I hope Matisse proves me wrong.
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Post#12 » by Aussiepiston1 » Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:13 am

I actually wanted us to pick this guy and happy we got him.
Wish we traded our OKC 1st to Brooklyn and got Kabengele instead of the Clippers and then I would have been even happier.
Hopefully Brand manages to pick up free agents Mudiay and Vonleh instead of TJ and Amir.
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Post#13 » by 76ciology » Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:14 am

Can anyone tell me how bad is he on offense? He doesnt get to the FT line much nor does he take a lot of shots. Specially for an NCAA senior.
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Post#14 » by TheBallsDeeper » Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:25 am

Draft profile strengths/weaknesses reads a lot like Roco, just a bit smaller. Hopefully he can shut down the guards that torched the Sixers this year.
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Post#15 » by Kolkmania » Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:40 am

In the last years Thybulle showed some very sporadic moves that indicated some sneaky upside in his dribble drive game. However, when you're not able to show it as a senior on a regular basis then it's probably fool's gold.

His anticipations skills are elite, combined with his long wingspan and decent athleticism he will create a lot of deflections.

I like Matisse Thyblle. However trading up is a no-go for me, since I'd rather take a bet on two guys in this range than one.
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Post#16 » by smittybanton » Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:21 pm

my #1 target at #24. would've been intrigued by nassir little. but thybulle projects as a great system player. while nassir has a lot of jaylen brown in him. and even then we'd have to wait on it.

clincher for me is that we clearly didnt like anyone special at 33 or 34 anyway. and after watching shayok's tape, i cant say any wing at the top of the 2nd round is clearly better than him.

my only issue is missing daniel gafford. we absolutely must get a backup five with the mle. thomas bryant jr.!
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Post#17 » by smittybanton » Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:23 pm

76ciology wrote:Can anyone tell me how bad is he on offense? He doesnt get to the FT line much nor does he take a lot of shots. Specially for an NCAA senior.


covington level bad. people forget our lord and shooter could not dribble at all.
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Post#18 » by smittybanton » Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:24 pm

thbybulle ~ covington
shayok ~ saric
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Post#19 » by MambaJuice » Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:35 pm

I'm fine with the pick. My preference would have been to hold tight and take whoever was available at #24 and I wanted to take someone with more upside like Kevin Porter Jr. However, 2 things have become clear: We were never using picks 33 and 34 and Brand really wanted Thybulle.

He seems like a great kid and I'm definitely rooting for him. Won't have a negative thing to say about him until he gives me a reason to. Hopefully between him and Zhaire we can finally lock down the Spencer Dinwiddies of the world.
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Post#20 » by Ben Simmons » Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:19 pm

3.5 steals per game, 2.3 blocks per game!
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