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Poll: What two players will win the battle for big man minutes?

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What two players will win the battle for big man minutes?

Tacko Fall
4
3%
Vincent Poirier
8
7%
Enes Kanter
50
42%
Robert Williams
25
21%
Grant Williams
11
9%
Daniel Theis
19
16%
Guerschon Yabusele
1
1%
Semi Ojeleye
0
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Total votes: 118

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Post#21 » by cloverleaf » Sat Jul 6, 2019 2:33 pm

Big Joke Line wrote:I’m not as high on Robert Williams as most. I don’t remember a player looking as lost as he did making a leap to the type of player most of us are hoping for.


I'm guessing you don't remember Perk's 35 minutes his first season, creeping up to 548 his second year, and advancing every year after that until he hit a peak of 2253 in the C's championship year--his sixth year in the league. I see Rob as something of a modern version of Perk, though he didn't come straight from HS and I hope has a quicker trajectory.
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Post#22 » by jcappy » Sat Jul 6, 2019 3:15 pm

Kanter and OTHER (who will soon be here)
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Post#23 » by GreenTeamah » Sat Jul 6, 2019 5:15 pm

cloverleaf wrote:
Big Joke Line wrote:I’m not as high on Robert Williams as most. I don’t remember a player looking as lost as he did making a leap to the type of player most of us are hoping for.


I'm guessing you don't remember Perk's 35 minutes his first season, creeping up to 548 his second year, and advancing every year after that until he hit a peak of 2253 in the C's championship year--his sixth year in the league. I see Rob as something of a modern version of Perk, though he didn't come straight from HS and I hope has a quicker trajectory.


Unfortunately we don’t have a voice like KG in the lineup, we had one but let him get away, even if we did I don’t trust Brad would play him with Al anyway he’d rather go with the positionless basketball crap where everyone has to be able to shoot...
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Post#24 » by Spin Move » Sat Jul 6, 2019 5:42 pm

Tatum is bigger then Grant Williams, I think he will see 15 mpg at PF
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Post#25 » by GoGreen » Sat Jul 6, 2019 6:19 pm

Apparently big Bob Williams lost 9 pounds. Not exactly a good sign regarding his work ethic. Kid was a question coming out of college. Needs to hit the gym.
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Post#26 » by Gant » Sat Jul 6, 2019 6:23 pm

GoGreen wrote:Apparently big Bob Williams lost 9 pounds. Not exactly a good sign regarding his work ethic. Kid was a question coming out of college. Needs to hit the gym.


It was 6 pounds lost, due to improving his conditioning.
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Post#27 » by GoGreen » Sat Jul 6, 2019 6:28 pm

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GoGreen wrote:Apparently big Bob Williams lost 9 pounds. Not exactly a good sign regarding his work ethic. Kid was a question coming out of college. Needs to hit the gym.


It was 6 pounds lost, due to improving his conditioning.


Improved conditioning? According to who? Williams was questioned about it and admitted he's "still a problem." That's basically saying, "yea, I'm still good, though." That's a lazy mentality. He should be putting on weight.
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Post#28 » by Gant » Sat Jul 6, 2019 6:30 pm

GoGreen wrote:
Gant wrote:
GoGreen wrote:Apparently big Bob Williams lost 9 pounds. Not exactly a good sign regarding his work ethic. Kid was a question coming out of college. Needs to hit the gym.


It was 6 pounds lost, due to improving his conditioning.


Improved conditioning? According to who? Williams was questioned about it and admitted he's "still a problem." That's basically saying, "yea, I'm still good, though." That's a lazy mentality. He should be putting on weight.


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Post#29 » by darrendaye » Sat Jul 6, 2019 6:43 pm

GoGreen wrote:
Gant wrote:
GoGreen wrote:Apparently big Bob Williams lost 9 pounds. Not exactly a good sign regarding his work ethic. Kid was a question coming out of college. Needs to hit the gym.


It was 6 pounds lost, due to improving his conditioning.


Improved conditioning? According to who? Williams was questioned about it and admitted he's "still a problem." That's basically saying, "yea, I'm still good, though." That's a lazy mentality. He should be putting on weight.


Umm, his term "still a problem" means he remains strong while taking off cardio weight. He's working.
Of the things I like about Robert Williams, my favorite thing is that he spreads his arms when he retreats on defense.
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Post#30 » by darrendaye » Sat Jul 6, 2019 7:06 pm

Kanter and Theis. Theis' three point ability is proven at this stage.

Viewed another way, I might be in the minority but, I think Poirier gets the fewest minutes out of the group including Kanter, Theis and the Williamses. (checks voting tallies, actually the majority opinion)

I believe Rob Williams gets the nod for the 10th man in the rotation and Poirier and others fill in if Williams is off the reservation or if matchups dictate. Be prepared for the dreaded 11 man rotation on some nights.

BTW we really need a good nickname for Grant Williams now, right? LOL
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Post#31 » by Big Joke Line » Sat Jul 6, 2019 10:22 pm

cloverleaf wrote:
Big Joke Line wrote:I’m not as high on Robert Williams as most. I don’t remember a player looking as lost as he did making a leap to the type of player most of us are hoping for.


I'm guessing you don't remember Perk's 35 minutes his first season, creeping up to 548 his second year, and advancing every year after that until he hit a peak of 2253 in the C's championship year--his sixth year in the league. I see Rob as something of a modern version of Perk, though he didn't come straight from HS and I hope has a quicker trajectory.

I do but I don’t remember him getting faked out of his shoes so much. Also, I feel like a lot of folks here are talking like he has a much higher ceiling than Perk.
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