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The Memphis Grizzlies Welcomes Xavier Tilllman

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The Memphis Grizzlies Welcomes Xavier Tilllman 

Post#1 » by SD2042 » Thu Nov 19, 2020 5:12 am

The Memphis welcomes Michigan St. C- Xavier Tillman.



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Re: The Memphis Grizzlies Welcomes Xavier Tilllman 

Post#2 » by Whole Truth » Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:27 am

With no first round pick, Memphis did well for themselves.
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Re: The Memphis Grizzlies Welcomes Xavier Tilllman 

Post#3 » by VCfor3 » Thu Nov 19, 2020 3:12 pm

Bey may have been the better pick at 35, but Tillman could become a skilled center with good defensive IQ. He is a little short but has the strength and weight to battle centers. I think we are hoping he becomes our long term bench C who is capable of spot starts depending on matchups and injuries.
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Re: The Memphis Grizzlies Welcomes Xavier Tilllman 

Post#4 » by E S V L » Thu Nov 19, 2020 5:23 pm

VCfor3 wrote:Bey may have been the better pick at 35, but Tillman could become a skilled center with good defensive IQ. He is a little short but has the strength and weight to battle centers. I think we are hoping he becomes our long term bench C who is capable of spot starts depending on matchups and injuries.


I respectfully disagree with “Bey better”, “could become a skilled centre”, and “a little short” statements.

Similar to Clarke, Tillman is already a skilled centre.

He is 6’8 with 7’1 wingspan.
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Re: The Memphis Grizzlies Welcomes Xavier Tilllman 

Post#5 » by VCfor3 » Thu Nov 19, 2020 6:22 pm

E S V L wrote:
VCfor3 wrote:Bey may have been the better pick at 35, but Tillman could become a skilled center with good defensive IQ. He is a little short but has the strength and weight to battle centers. I think we are hoping he becomes our long term bench C who is capable of spot starts depending on matchups and injuries.


I respectfully disagree with “Bey better”, “could become a skilled centre”, and “a little short” statements.

Similar to Clarke, Tillman is already a skilled centre.

He is 6’8 with 7’1 wingspan.

Bey just because of position may have been worth the swing but I'm fine with Tillman. But 6'8 is small for a center and I want to see him function as a skilled center in NBA games before I give him that title though he should get there given what he did at MSU.
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Re: The Memphis Grizzlies Welcomes Xavier Tilllman 

Post#6 » by ElectricMayhem » Fri Nov 20, 2020 2:57 am

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Re: The Memphis Grizzlies Welcomes Xavier Tilllman 

Post#7 » by VCfor3 » Sat Nov 28, 2020 8:07 pm

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