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Post#1 » by Laimbeer » Tue Jun 23, 2015 2:19 am

Does anyone give the Notre Dame wing a shot at making it?
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Post#2 » by teerfour+40LG » Tue Jun 23, 2015 2:48 am

Can't be worse than Stauskas.
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Post#3 » by accelerator » Tue Jun 23, 2015 3:19 am

Yup, he has a grit I like, says bb is his first love too.
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Post#4 » by wetsthebed » Tue Jun 23, 2015 4:11 am

He can shoot, he's got a 44 inch vertical, and he seems to know how to play. I don't see any reason he shouldn't be able to make it.
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Post#5 » by bleedblue3303 » Tue Jun 23, 2015 4:22 am

What's his downside? Don't claim to know much about him isn't he an insane athlete? Why is he borderline to make the league?


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Post#6 » by teerfour+40LG » Tue Jun 23, 2015 4:24 am

bleedblue3303 wrote:What's his downside? Don't claim to know much about him isn't he an insane athlete? Why is he borderline to make the league?


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Post#7 » by Moooose » Tue Jun 23, 2015 6:48 am

He looks like Joe Harris to me. Probably would have the same role if he lands on a contender. Otherwise, he can have a better role in a developing team.
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Post#8 » by nybluemeadow » Tue Jun 23, 2015 10:37 am

bleedblue3303 wrote:What's his downside? Don't claim to know much about him isn't he an insane athlete? Why is he borderline to make the league?


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like alot of leapers, he doesn't have good lateral quickness.

He shoots a good percentage, but when you look at his actually shooting form, it looks really broken and the ball comes off very flat.

He kinds of reminds me of a SG version of Jordan Farmar. Farmar is a good leaper but wasn't a good defender in the NBA and his shooting and efficiency in the NBA were also sub par.
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Post#9 » by ferk » Tue Jun 23, 2015 3:45 pm

he impressed the grizz FO . i think he'd be nice if we moved VC, big reach at 25 though..
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Post#10 » by Chuck Everett » Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:25 pm

If he's selected, it's in the second round. However, I do expect him to immediately get a summer league invite and be given the shot to earn a training camp invite. He can play, it's just he's a fringe guy, so he needs to find the right opportunity.
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Post#11 » by hornacek4three » Wed Jun 24, 2015 5:39 pm

How does he compare to someone like Chase Budinger?
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Post#12 » by The_Reversal » Thu Jun 25, 2015 1:42 am

I don't understand why he's no longer being considered at the end of the first round. He's got decent size, he's a great athlete and he can shoot threes. Sure he could bust out, but by the time you get to pick 28 most players do. He's got the right set of tools to be a good NBA role player if he can make it. To me, he's a good risk.

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