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Post#1 » by Slartibartfast » Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:49 am

I'm stoked.

I wanted him, we got him.

A 2-way wing with size whose skill nicely blends with Jaylen's off-ball, transition game and Tatum's mid-post, spot-up game.
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Post#2 » by GreenFor3 » Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:52 am

It'll be nice to have a guy who can finish and get to the line, we've struggled with that a lot the last few years. Hopefully his shooting in college was just from the thumb.
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Post#3 » by cloverleaf » Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:52 am

Ugh--the C's picked a wing who shot 27% from the 3 and whose toughness was questioned? While Goga was still available?
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Post#4 » by Slartibartfast » Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:56 am

cloverleaf wrote:Ugh--the C's picked a wing who shot 27% from the 3 and whose toughness was questioned? While Goga was still available?


He's a classic Ainge pick. Top 5 RSCI prospect coming out of high school who fell because of a disappoint frosh season.

And he's got toughness - very physical paint finisher who can and does body up bigger players.
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Post#5 » by cloverleaf » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:00 am

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cloverleaf wrote:Ugh--the C's picked a wing who shot 27% from the 3 and whose toughness was questioned? While Goga was still available?


He's a classic Ainge pick. Top 5 RSCI prospect coming out of high school who fell because of a disappoint frosh season.

And he's got toughness - very physical paint finisher who can and does body up bigger players.


Grant Williams is a classic Danny pick.
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Post#6 » by The Comedian » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:00 am

cloverleaf wrote:Ugh--the C's picked a wing who shot 27% from the 3 and whose toughness was questioned? While Goga was still available?


He played the whole season with a torn ligament im his shooting hand lol, jeez.

Tyreke Evans is who he reminds me most of, though like Slart, i see some Jrue Holiday. I would sig bet anyone that this board will LOVE him by January.
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Post#7 » by sam_I_am » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:01 am

cloverleaf wrote:Ugh--the C's picked a wing who shot 27% from the 3 and whose toughness was questioned? While Goga was still available?


He played with injured thumb. He may not be a lights out shooter but he was a great scorer in HS. Ainge made a solid pick.
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Post#8 » by Spin Move » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:02 am

I like the pick he had a hand injury which effected his shot. He has star potential a true 2 guard, yes we have a glut at this position but he is something we dont have

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Post#9 » by theman » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:02 am

cloverleaf wrote:
Slartibartfast wrote:
cloverleaf wrote:Ugh--the C's picked a wing who shot 27% from the 3 and whose toughness was questioned? While Goga was still available?


He's a classic Ainge pick. Top 5 RSCI prospect coming out of high school who fell because of a disappoint frosh season.

And he's got toughness - very physical paint finisher who can and does body up bigger players.


Grant Williams is a classic Danny pick.


I'd much prefer Bol.
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Post#10 » by theman » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:03 am

Spin Move wrote:I like the pick he had a hand injury which effected his shot. He has star potential a true 2 guard, yes we have a glut at this position but he is something we dont have

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A shooting guard who can't shoot? We have that his name is Marcus Smart.
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Post#11 » by The Comedian » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:05 am

theman wrote:
Spin Move wrote:I like the pick he had a hand injury which effected his shot. He has star potential a true 2 guard, yes we have a glut at this position but he is something we dont have

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A shooting guard who can't shoot? We have that his name is Marcus Smart.


Smart had a 56% TS last year.
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Post#12 » by Celtics_Champs » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:06 am

theman wrote:
Spin Move wrote:I like the pick he had a hand injury which effected his shot. He has star potential a true 2 guard, yes we have a glut at this position but he is something we dont have

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A shooting guard who can't shoot? We have that his name is Marcus Smart.


Or do we?

Nah. Just checked, we still do.

I don’t like the pick but I’m probably wrong.
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Post#13 » by theman » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:07 am

The Comedian wrote:
theman wrote:
Spin Move wrote:I like the pick he had a hand injury which effected his shot. He has star potential a true 2 guard, yes we have a glut at this position but he is something we dont have

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A shooting guard who can't shoot? We have that his name is Marcus Smart.


Smart had a 56% TS last year.


And you can't tell me you don't throw up a little in your throat everytime he takes a three.
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Post#14 » by The Comedian » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:08 am

theman wrote:
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theman wrote:
A shooting guard who can't shoot? We have that his name is Marcus Smart.


Smart had a 56% TS last year.


And you can't tell me you don't throw up a little in your throat everytime he takes a three.


Not this past year, he was good enough from 3.
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Post#15 » by Gomes3PC » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:16 am

He checks all the boxes of a guy Ainge loves in guards:

1. Competitor on both ends
2. Good length, pro body / strength
3. Highly rated out of HS
4. Can get his own shot

Beyond that, the kid gets FTs, which I LOVE. I really think there is upside to his shooting after playing with the torn ligament in his hand. Look at Brown's shooting splits before/after his hand got healthy. That stuff matters.

He's not super explosive but if he can hit the 3 I think he's got some real Eric Gordon in him (not to be lazy with the Hoosier connection :)).
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Post#16 » by Green89 » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:24 am

Good pick if we keep him.
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Post#17 » by Slartibartfast » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:25 am

Gomes3PC wrote:He checks all the boxes of a guy Ainge loves in guards:

1. Competitor on both ends
2. Good length, pro body / strength
3. Highly rated out of HS
4. Can get his own shot

Beyond that, the kid gets FTs, which I LOVE. I really think there is upside to his shooting after playing with the torn ligament in his hand. Look at Brown's shooting splits before/after his hand got healthy. That stuff matters.

He's not super explosive but if he can hit the 3 I think he's got some real Eric Gordon in him (not to be lazy with the Hoosier connection :)).


The physicality as an interior finisher combined with his pull-up, PNR game is a potentially wicked offensive combo.

I really like how he combines with Jaylen and Tatum. All three with quality size. A good wing rotation there.
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Post#18 » by zoyathedestroya » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:37 am

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Post#19 » by thebirdman » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:37 am

Any idea what his 3FG% and FT% were in high school?
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Post#20 » by Kalela » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:43 am

Romeo has always remind me of Courtney Lee somehow. A player I hated when he was on the Celtics because of his poor defense. Are they the same size? I hope Romeo turns out to be a better player though. Stevens probably likes him and will use him a lot if he is not traded. I liked Keldon Johnson better. He is a bigger Avery Bradley.

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