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Woj: Bucks Sign Dragan Bender 2-Year Deal

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Re: Woj: Bucks Sign Dragan Bender 2-Year Deal 

Post#261 » by ackypoo » Wed Aug 7, 2019 8:36 pm

suns fans are largely idiots.

with that said, if he cant move laterally, we can use him just like we do blopez, who cant move laterally either.
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Post#262 » by WeekapaugGroove » Wed Aug 7, 2019 9:24 pm

ackypoo wrote:suns fans are largely idiots.

with that said, if he cant move laterally, we can use him just like we do blopez, who cant move laterally either.
Like any group there are certainly some idiots.

Honest assessment of his lateral movement is it's worse than advertised but probably slightly above average for an NBA big. It's strength and well most things offensively that's he struggles with.

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Re: Woj: Bucks Sign Dragan Bender 2-Year Deal 

Post#263 » by SlovenianDragon » Thu Aug 8, 2019 4:15 am

ackypoo wrote:suns fans are largely idiots.

with that said, if he cant move laterally, we can use him just like we do blopez, who cant move laterally either.


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Re: Woj: Bucks Sign Dragan Bender 2-Year Deal 

Post#264 » by Chuck Diesel » Thu Aug 8, 2019 5:18 am

Imagine he’ll get a ton of opportunity in the preseason with Giannis, Ersan and likely Brook coming off their whirlwind FIBA duty.
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Post#265 » by Chapter29 » Thu Aug 8, 2019 10:49 am

Yeah they will be tired for sure, lets hope our boys stay healthy. Always my worry. We have a ton of guys playing right now. With Middleton and Thanasis playing as well.
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Post#266 » by AussieBuck » Thu Aug 8, 2019 10:56 am

Chuck Diesel wrote:Imagine he’ll get a ton of opportunity in the preseason with Giannis, Ersan and likely Brook coming off their whirlwind FIBA duty.

Irrationally excited for this.
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Post#267 » by AussieBuck » Thu Aug 8, 2019 10:58 am

Chapter29 wrote:Yeah they will be tired for sure, lets hope our boys stay healthy. Always my worry. We have a ton of guys playing right now. With Middleton and Thanasis playing as well.

In an Olympic year he'd be in a ceremonial Redd type role. With all the withdrawals he's a starter and star. :lol:

Maybe it'll be good for Mids and he'll stay sharp. Can't hurt to have a break from the baby (and get some sleep) for a couple of weeks too. :D
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Post#268 » by Chapter29 » Thu Aug 8, 2019 1:26 pm

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Chapter29 wrote:Yeah they will be tired for sure, lets hope our boys stay healthy. Always my worry. We have a ton of guys playing right now. With Middleton and Thanasis playing as well.

In an Olympic year he'd be in a ceremonial Redd type role. With all the withdrawals he's a starter and star. :lol:

Maybe it'll be good for Mids and he'll stay sharp. Can't hurt to have a break from the baby (and get some sleep) for a couple of weeks too. :D


Yup.

With Middleton, outside of injury concerns, this should be good. A presumed lead role on the team should bring him into camp with good rhythm and conditioning.

For me my biggest worry of course is Giannis getting over worked. I never want him playing international ball to be honest. Far too risky, much prefer as I have said in the past that he works on his game and rests. Hopefully he can get something from this. I hope he is working on an improved shooting form and can get reps in on that. But I am sure they are going to need every once of Giannis production to stand any chance at winning. I hope he works on his shooting game and not worry too much about carrying that team to wins.
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Re: Woj: Bucks Sign Dragan Bender 2-Year Deal 

Post#269 » by ackypoo » Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:36 pm

i believe him. the suns are a trash organization and have been for years.

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Re: Woj: Bucks Sign Dragan Bender 2-Year Deal 

Post#270 » by Pachinko_ » Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:42 pm

It's August, where are the photos where he gained 15 pounds of muscle?
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Re: Woj: Bucks Sign Dragan Bender 2-Year Deal 

Post#271 » by 4xBuck » Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:11 am

I talked about Bender today. I'm way too optimistic about him.

Basically, he had a rough year from the FT and 3PT lines. If he plays like he did last year, and shoots FTs and 3PTs like 2017-18, he's a player.

I just don't see why that shouldn't happen this year.

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Post#272 » by DrWood » Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:28 am

4xBuck wrote:I talked about Bender today. I'm way too optimistic about him.

Basically, he had a rough year from the FT and 3PT lines. If he plays like he did last year, and shoots FTs and 3PTs like 2017-18, he's a player.

I just don't see why that shouldn't happen this year.

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Re: Woj: Bucks Sign Dragan Bender 2-Year Deal 

Post#273 » by chonestown » Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:27 am

I got some Dragan Bender material I have been woodshopping in the most remote provinces of my mind grapes. If my guy is ready, so am I. If not, plz bring back Fonzi Wholesome.
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Re: Woj: Bucks Sign Dragan Bender 2-Year Deal 

Post#274 » by vegaspacker » Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:51 am

It's been such a long post season that I almost forgotten he is inked here. Luke warm on the acquisition of Bender, seems like a good opportunity and a strong investment on a low pay high upside move.

We traded Jabarles for Bender, FedEx stock has to make a spike today.
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Post#275 » by SupremeHustle » Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:28 pm

If Bender just does the good things that Thon did but does them with more scruples, it'll be a solid signing.
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Post#276 » by GoldenAntlers » Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:40 pm

vegaspacker wrote:It's been such a long post season that I almost forgotten he is inked here. Luke warm on the acquisition of Bender, seems like a good opportunity and a strong investment on a low pay high upside move.

We traded Jabarles for Bender, FedEx stock has to make a spike today.
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