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2022 NBA Draft Thread 

Post#1 » by FAH1223 » Thu Dec 16, 2021 5:30 am

Time to tank
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Post#2 » by Chocolate City Jordanaire » Thu Dec 16, 2021 8:27 am

The team is playing badly enough that it is tanking without even trying to tank.



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Post#3 » by nate33 » Thu Dec 16, 2021 2:07 pm

It is it too early to sticky this?
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Post#4 » by AFM » Thu Dec 16, 2021 2:26 pm

nate33 wrote:It is it too early to sticky this?


No, might as well at this point. Looking lottery bound.
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Post#5 » by FAH1223 » Thu Dec 16, 2021 2:39 pm

nate33 wrote:It is it too early to sticky this?

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Season's over :lol:
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Post#6 » by AFM » Thu Dec 16, 2021 2:50 pm

If we keep this pace up, we'll finish with 32 wins. Of course that's not taking into account remaining strength of schedule.
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Post#7 » by Ruzious » Thu Dec 16, 2021 3:48 pm

Looking at the guards - since we need them and might not have Beal - the one that really sticks out to me is Jaden Ivey ;t=54s . He's not real big at 6'4, but I don't see his size being a problem, and he could get bigger - as a 19 year old soph. He's got a strong build with long arms, and he's a helluva defender. Hopefully, he can play some point in the NBA or at least be a combo guard. Great scorer but still developing his jump shot. He's got some qualities that Dwyane Wade had.

The other hyped Jaden - Jaden Hardy - of Ignite - pass. He's gifted and has great range on his jumper, but he's absurdly undisciplined. The best player on his Ignite team is PG Scoot Henderson, but he's not going to be eligible for the 2022 draft.

Tbh, I haven't seen much college ball, but the hyped players don't seem to have the stats or characteristics that wow me - so far.
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Post#8 » by tontoz » Thu Dec 16, 2021 4:11 pm

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Post#9 » by queridiculo » Fri Dec 17, 2021 7:00 am

Sadly it's Sheppard doing the picking.
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2022 Draft Thread. Jabari Smith come on down! 

Post#10 » by doclinkin » Fri Dec 17, 2021 12:59 pm



Might as well corner the market on 6'10" outside shooters.

I didn't see another Draft thread so here we go. Merge if one exists.
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Post#11 » by gambitx777 » Fri Dec 17, 2021 1:01 pm

It's started lol


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Re: 2022 Draft Thread. Jabari Smith come on down! 

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Post#13 » by nate33 » Fri Dec 17, 2021 2:18 pm

Sadly, I guess it's time to sticky this thread.
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Post#14 » by payitforward » Fri Dec 17, 2021 2:24 pm

Oh man, this is great -- we'll probably reel off 5 wins in a row because of this! :)
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Post#15 » by Dolevi » Fri Dec 17, 2021 6:24 pm

People here are very frustrated lolll,
It's only December.
Chill out, a lot of things can still happen.
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Post#16 » by nate33 » Fri Dec 17, 2021 6:40 pm

Dolevi wrote:People here are very frustrated lolll,
It's only December.
Chill out, a lot of things can still happen.

We are going to lose at least 6 of the next 7 games.
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Re: 2022 Draft Thread. Jabari Smith come on down! 

Post#17 » by Ruzious » Fri Dec 17, 2021 8:32 pm

doclinkin wrote:

Might as well corner the market on 6'10" outside shooters.

I didn't see another Draft thread so here we go. Merge if one exists.

If I had to guess now, I think he'll go #1. Great skills for a player his size but not an explosive athlete, imo. As with Banchero, I have no doubt about his offense, but I question his defense at PF. He looks like a better version of a young Rashard Lewis.
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Post#18 » by tontoz » Sat Dec 18, 2021 12:51 am

Dolevi wrote:People here are very frustrated lolll,
It's only December.
Chill out, a lot of things can still happen.


A lot of us have been here a long time. We haven't had a 50 win season since the 70s. We have good reason to be frustrated.
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Post#19 » by Illuminaire » Sat Dec 18, 2021 5:10 pm

Man the Wizard's season turned fast, and it turned hard. Just 5-6 weeks ago I was posting about how impressive the teamwork, effort, and overall vibe of the team was.

What the heck soured them so much, so quickly?

Drafting has not been Tommy's strength, so if you're going to tank, you'd better go all the way. Don't put yourself in position to get the #10 pick.
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Post#20 » by Dolevi » Sun Dec 19, 2021 1:48 am

tontoz wrote:
Dolevi wrote:People here are very frustrated lolll,
It's only December.
Chill out, a lot of things can still happen.


A lot of us have been here a long time. We haven't had a 50 win season since the 70s. We have good reason to be frustrated.
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