Page 1 of 4 1234 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 57
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 29,631, Level: 52
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 119
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Psiclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Iowa City
    Posts
    1,534
    Points
    29,631
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 66
    Given: 90

    Ejim is No Small Forward

    Ejim is a great rebounder, making garbage baskets, and shooting 3 pointers. But, he has absolutely no business trying to dribble the ball on fast breaks or driving to the hoop. He has no handle and there's a high probability he will turn the ball over take a bad shot by just throwing the ball up there and hoping it goes in.

    On the play he dribbled the ball off his foot, I was yelling "don't dribble, don't dribble." My brother said "too bad he can't hear you,". He is hurting us by trying to do too much outside of his skill set.


    "Of course the people don't want war ... the people can always be brought to do the bidding of the leaders. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to greater danger."
    -- Herman Goering at the Nuremberg trials

  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 121,653, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    IowaStateClones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    2,069
    Points
    121,653
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 102
    Given: 41

    Re: Ejim is No Small Forward

    armchair quarterback with a ******* description



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 121,653, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    IowaStateClones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    2,069
    Points
    121,653
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 102
    Given: 41

    Re: Ejim is No Small Forward

    you have obviously not watched any of our games this year. Ejim can and will continue to dribble the ball, it's essential to our offense.



  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 26,163, Level: 49
    Level completed: 62%, Points required for next Level: 387
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    Sloup's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    1,188
    Points
    26,163
    Level
    49
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Ejim is No Small Forward

    He could hop on one leg for the entire game for all I care if he still pulled in 18 points and 9 rebounds.



  5. #5
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 71,711, Level: 83
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 1,439
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    cyfan964's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    4 blocks from the Jack
    Posts
    4,526
    Points
    71,711
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 48
    Given: 110

    Re: Ejim is No Small Forward

    I agree with you to an extent. I to was screaming, "don't dribble!" right before the ball off the foot incident. However him faking and driving opens up the 3 for him later which he has proven he can hit.


    Now that MBB is back, do we still have to pretend that WBB matters?

    -acgclone

  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 728,685, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    47,172
    Points
    728,685
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,120
    Given: 588

    Re: Ejim is No Small Forward

    Against his match ups, it is in his wheelhouse. Silly thread



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 121,653, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    IowaStateClones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    2,069
    Points
    121,653
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 102
    Given: 41

    Re: Ejim is No Small Forward

    psiclone aint very smart



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 95,555, Level: 96
    Level completed: 26%, Points required for next Level: 1,495
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    acgclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    6,701
    Points
    95,555
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 277
    Given: 44

    Re: Ejim is No Small Forward

    He's been a decent ball handler this year actually. In the past he wasn't good, but so far this year he's been pretty good.

    Also, tonight on the play you're talking about, he was being guarded by a PG, so that's not a great match up for him to dribble on.



  9. #9
    Rookie
    Points: 16,252, Level: 38
    Level completed: 76%, Points required for next Level: 198
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    Snyder21's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Sioux City, IA
    Posts
    557
    Points
    16,252
    Level
    38
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 46
    Given: 19

    Re: Ejim is No Small Forward

    This is just plain stupid. If he wouldn't have dribbled the ball off his foot this wouldn't even be a thread.



  10. #10
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 9,295, Level: 28
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 55
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures5000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Cyclonefan89's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    268
    Points
    9,295
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 2

    Re: Ejim is No Small Forward

    Quote Originally Posted by acgclone View Post
    He's been a decent ball handler this year actually. In the past he wasn't good, but so far this year he's been pretty good.

    Also, tonight on the play you're talking about, he was being guarded by a PG, so that's not a great match up for him to dribble on.
    And you could see how disappointed he was when he turned it over. I don't think we see him make that mistake much this season.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 728,685, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    47,172
    Points
    728,685
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,120
    Given: 588

    Re: Ejim is No Small Forward

    Quote Originally Posted by acgclone View Post
    He's been a decent ball handler this year actually. In the past he wasn't good, but so far this year he's been pretty good.

    Also, tonight on the play you're talking about, he was being guarded by a PG, so that's not a great match up for him to dribble on.
    That is probably the error there, though Melvin still got a step on him . Just basically an accident. Nothing more



  12. #12
    Pro
    Points: 32,072, Level: 55
    Level completed: 12%, Points required for next Level: 978
    Overall activity: 37.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience Points1 year registered
    CloneinWDSM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    2,476
    Points
    32,072
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 525
    Given: 14

    Re: Ejim is No Small Forward

    You could tell he was pressing a bit to much tonight trying to bring the team back.



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 356,168, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Tre4ISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Estherville
    Posts
    18,950
    Points
    356,168
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 328
    Given: 42

    Re: Ejim is No Small Forward

    Also, one time, I saw Georges miss a bunny after he made a three. He shouldn't take those bunnies just threes. I saw him with an open layup and I was screaming for him not to take it. He couldn't hear me then he missed it and it was bad.


    I'm on Twitter too: Tre4ISU

    Or so I have read.

  14. #14
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 60,783, Level: 76
    Level completed: 46%, Points required for next Level: 867
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    3,849
    Points
    60,783
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 38
    Given: 4

    Re: Ejim is No Small Forward

    ****** almighty, it depends who is guarding him and how. If he has a 6'8 guy guarding him on the wing and trying to take away the 3, he better be putting that damn ball on the floor and getting to the hoop cause those guys can't guard him, that has been shown over and over again...a smaller quicker guy that wants to take the 3 away, he can just go post up.

    yes, once in awhile he turns it over...get over it, he touches it every possession for a reason and he plays 40 minutes, it is going to happen

    All the guy does is get double doubles, has the most complete game of anyone we have had in years, and people still *****. Anyone notice he is now shooting 85% from the line now too, add that to the list of things he is good at.



  15. #15
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 60,783, Level: 76
    Level completed: 46%, Points required for next Level: 867
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    3,849
    Points
    60,783
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 38
    Given: 4

    Re: Ejim is No Small Forward

    The other thing here, we lose that game if Melvin doesnt put the ball on the floor and get to the hoop and shoot ten free throws. you can't jsut cherry pick possessions.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM