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    Tavon Sledge >> SLAM Online article

    Great article about Tavon. Hot damn I'm excited.

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    Re: Tavon Sledge >> SLAM Online article

    Very nice article. I love the attitude of this team....



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    Re: Tavon Sledge >> SLAM Online article

    1000 shots a day. Nice.


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    Re: Tavon Sledge >> SLAM Online article

    Quote Originally Posted by LakeHavasu View Post
    1000 shots a day. Nice.
    This I like; the Jake Sullivan program.

    This I don't like: "Easy". Nothing is that easy in the Big 12. You better be ready for a dog fight every day. <tips cap to Mike Nurse>


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    Re: Tavon Sledge >> SLAM Online article

    I might be way off, but I feel like under Coach Fred, we will be good shooting teams. He can bring in avg. to below avg. shooting "athletes," and within a few years have above average shooters.

    I expect that at any one time, we will have 4 to 5 players on the floor who can drain a jump shot if left open. That was definitely not the case under the previosu regime, where only 1 or 2 players were able and allowed to make a jumper.



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    Re: Tavon Sledge >> SLAM Online article

    And every small guard must be equipped with a jimmy to keep the defense honest.
    Say what?




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    Re: Tavon Sledge >> SLAM Online article

    Velo- I love the "easy." It sounds to me that he puts in the hard work and has the right attitude. The difference between him and stinson's "it's just another gym" quote, is just that he hasn't played Kansas yet.



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    Quote Originally Posted by khaal53 View Post
    Say what?
    Yeah, that threw me as well. I had to read the next paragraph to figure out what they meant. I guess another sign I am old.


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    Re: Tavon Sledge >> SLAM Online article

    Quote Originally Posted by khaal53 View Post
    Say what?



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    Quote Originally Posted by CyLoboClone View Post
    Velo- I love the "easy." It sounds to me that he puts in the hard work and has the right attitude. The difference between him and stinson's "it's just another gym" quote, is just that he hasn't played Kansas yet.
    Tinsley.


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    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    Yeah, that threw me as well. I had to read the next paragraph to figure out what they meant. I guess another sign I am old.
    That was my explanation as well.




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    Re: Tavon Sledge >> SLAM Online article

    yeah, but still a great quote!



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    Re: Tavon Sledge >> SLAM Online article

    Quote Originally Posted by khaal53 View Post
    Say what?
    Haha. That made me giggle. I assumed that "Jimmy" is east coast for "jump shot". I like it, and plan to use them interchangeably from here on out.



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    Re: Tavon Sledge >> SLAM Online article

    Quote Originally Posted by CyLoboClone View Post
    yeah, but still a great quote!
    Yes, one of my favorites. I get your point. I just get concerned that a freshman will walk in and think it will be a cake walk. I hope you are right.

    +1 for the Mel quote, by the way.


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    Re: Tavon Sledge >> SLAM Online article

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone9 View Post
    Very nice article. I love the attitude of this team....
    Yeah, I agree. It's not like the CPR football attitude, but basketball's a different sport. I think that Freddy has installed about as good of a culture as you can have in college MBB.



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