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  1. RipCity 14
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    Posted 05/07/2013 11:35 PM

    Should we draft him? He is a legit big man, no idea about his defensive game, but he is not athletic and that is always good in my book. Polished offensively, good rebounder. Takes away the option of trading the pick, but we get a decent big man out of it. What do you think?

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  1. RipCity 14
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    Posted 05/08/2013 12:45 AM

    Check this video out, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UYG1Ksrnm4. Looks like another Meyers Leonard.

    I am a fan of Raymond Felton. Haha, seriously though I'm a fan of Batum's Lobs and JJ's Slams.
  1. cmeese47
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    Posted 05/08/2013 10:03 AM

    Olynyk would just be another soft poor defending big who does not make this team better.

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  1. riverman
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    Posted 05/08/2013 10:37 AM

    I agree with you cmeese. Freeland is closer to having an NBA game than this kid.
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  1. RipCity 14
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    Posted 05/08/2013 12:28 PM

    Yeah I saw 20 something minutes and 7 something rebound and I thought he was good. My bad. Eye test, never fails. Things you can count on in the NBA, Tim Duncan, bad officiating with marquee teams, and Gonzaga busts.

    I am a fan of Raymond Felton. Haha, seriously though I'm a fan of Batum's Lobs and JJ's Slams.
  1. Siccolo
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    Posted 05/08/2013 6:01 PM

    Agree with Cmeese

    He also shoots a lot of jumpers

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  1. D_pickett
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    Posted 05/08/2013 6:40 PM

    If we draft a big, I think I'd prefer Alex Len (assuming he doesn't go before we pick) or Rudy Gobert. Rudy and Nic would obviously get along well and might enhance each others' games. Both of the guys I mentioned are natural shot-blockers and have defensive timing/instincts. At the same time, I don't know that drafting a big is the way to go. I think the #10(ish) might be a great way to get a cheap, effective back up for Dame.

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  1. Siccolo
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    Posted 05/08/2013 6:49 PM

    I really like Len


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  1. RipCity 14
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    Posted 05/08/2013 11:25 PM

    Haha, just because they are from france? I would like Diaw. He is a decent defender, and can hit the three. Did you see how he came over and double teamed Curry when he drove to the basket in the final play of regulation in game 1? That was really smart. He took out his driving lane, but still managed to be close out on his own man, and pressured Curry enough to take a bad fadeaway.

    I am a fan of Raymond Felton. Haha, seriously though I'm a fan of Batum's Lobs and JJ's Slams.
  1. cmeese47
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    Posted 05/09/2013 9:57 AM

    Len is not that great he has great size and length but how does someone 7'1 with a 7'6 wing span only get 7 rebounds per game in college. He is also more of a long term project we cannot wait while two centers slowly develop.

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  1. D_pickett
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    Posted 05/10/2013 4:14 PM

    That's a good point, cmeese. That's kind of where I was going with drafting a backup PG. Meyers might start one day, but there's no reason that a number 10 pick from this year would be ready to start if our number 11 pick from last year isn't. That said, I wouldn't hate another true center on this squad, even if we get a starter in FA.

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  1. Siccolo
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    Posted 05/11/2013 8:41 AM

    Rather have a Len prjoect then a Leonard lol

    I like Dieng a lot too. Were gonna draft a Bigman or SG or trade the pick

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  1. riverman
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    Posted 05/11/2013 9:17 AM

    I'm with Mike Rice on this one, the pick gets traded in a deal for a center.
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  1. cmeese47
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    Posted 05/11/2013 9:50 AM

    Dieng has a lot of defensive upside so I expect him to rise quickly with a good combine

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