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Re: 2021 Draft Discussion and Pick Tracker 

Post#161 » by jman3134 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 3:41 am

Yeah, he openly said he wants to play in Spain, so this was a stash. Strange, strange situation.
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Re: 2021 Draft Discussion and Pick Tracker 

Post#162 » by VCfor3 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 3:49 am

jman3134 wrote:Yeah, he openly said he wants to play in Spain, so this was a stash. Strange, strange situation.

So. Sounds like Memphis really liked him and gave him a promise to draft him so he shut it down super early. Like months ago early. And then tonight there was chatter that OKC was thinking of taking him with 34 or 36 so Memphis felt they had to jump them in order to secure their guy.
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Post#163 » by jman3134 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 3:52 am

Hahaha. Sounds like we were totally paranoid and overpaid to get our guys. I would be fine with that if they made "fit" sense. I like Santi, but I wonder what we are going to do at the 5.
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Post#164 » by VCfor3 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:12 am

I wouldn't mind buying a late 2nd here soon and taking a flyer on BJ Boston. Put him on Sean's two-way contract and see if he can figure it out. If not then no big deal we just cut him and wish him well.
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Post#165 » by jman3134 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:13 am

He is an elite talent, so I agree with your assessment. Bassey is a great pick. Onu would work too for a development pick.
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Post#166 » by VCfor3 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:15 am

jman3134 wrote:He is an elite talent, so I agree with your assessment. Bassey is a great pick. Onu would work too for a development pick.

In theory we could get two guys for two-way deals. Sign Tillie to a contract like we did Jontay (guaranteed for this year and then partial guarantee) and waive Sean.
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Post#167 » by VCfor3 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:19 am

Ok maybe we can get Vrenz then lol
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Post#168 » by jman3134 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:26 am

Scottie Lewis also available. Wow. Huge defensive potential.

Honestly, this has a chance to be the best UDFA class of all time.
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Post#169 » by jman3134 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:45 am

Wait our best pick might be UDFA Joel Ayayi if we can get him.
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Post#170 » by jman3134 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:50 am

We got Romeo Weems, who arguably to me is the worst high major prospect to declare for the NBA draft. Had no business entering this draft class after his year with Depaul.
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Post#171 » by jman3134 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 5:01 am

Also added Yves Pons, who is an excellent defender - much better option here. Like his game and believe he can defend at an NBA level immediately. Underrated player.
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Re: 2021 Draft Discussion and Pick Tracker 

Post#172 » by VCfor3 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 6:00 am

jman3134 wrote:We got Romeo Weems, who arguably to me is the worst high major prospect to declare for the NBA draft. Had no business entering this draft class after his year with Depaul.

Luckily this is just an Exhibit 10 contract so he'll be playing with the Hustle in Southaven.

And Pons is either a contract or two way deal so he'll actually be with the team in some capacity this season.
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Post#173 » by jman3134 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:22 pm

VCfor3 wrote:Ok maybe we can get Vrenz then lol

As an update, just read what Vrenz said on twitter. He needed a 2nd round pick to come over because he cannot get out of his contract on a two way deal apparently. So he is devastated he won't be able to come over next year I don't think.
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Re: 2021 Draft Discussion and Pick Tracker 

Post#174 » by VCfor3 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:33 pm

jman3134 wrote:
VCfor3 wrote:Ok maybe we can get Vrenz then lol

As an update, just read what Vrenz said on twitter. He needed a 2nd round pick to come over because he cannot get out of his contract on a two way deal apparently. So he is devastated he won't be able to come over next year I don't think.

Just saw that too. Hate it for him. He seemed like a lock to be drafted.
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Re: 2021 Draft Discussion and Pick Tracker 

Post#175 » by jman3134 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:35 pm

VCfor3 wrote:
jman3134 wrote:
VCfor3 wrote:Ok maybe we can get Vrenz then lol

As an update, just read what Vrenz said on twitter. He needed a 2nd round pick to come over because he cannot get out of his contract on a two way deal apparently. So he is devastated he won't be able to come over next year I don't think.

Just saw that too. Hate it for him. He seemed like a lock to be drafted.


Exactly, it is more annoying that we will have to wait another year to see him compete. Tough draft for internationals.

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