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    Re: BLUM: Monster NBA Draft Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by pourcyne View Post
    Hard to believe they're still going to take Embiid, especially in the first round...that's not what I've been reading.

    At any rate, I really hope yon Blum has to eat his words regarding Kane & Ejim.

    Can we count on a full-page apology if this is the case, and/or he has to send everyone on CF a coupon for a free Natty Lite?

    Derp



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    Quote Originally Posted by cmjh10 View Post
    Thats like the exact opposite of Harden. C'mon Blum!!! Get your stuff together!!
    Exum is supposedly athletic and can get to the rim like Harden! And Harden could guard if he wanted to, he just shows as much effort as Shawn Taggart.


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    Re: BLUM: Monster NBA Draft Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by brentblum View Post
    Exum is supposedly athletic and can get to the rim like Harden! And Harden could guard if he wanted to, he just shows as much effort as Shawn Taggart.
    Yeah he is a tough one to compare because even the biggest nba draft fan has seen at most three games of him from the hoop summit a year ago. There's not a comparison that jumps out at me right away either, maybe a pre injury Shaun Livingston?



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    Re: BLUM: Monster NBA Draft Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by IowaStateClones View Post
    Derp
    As the French say, "Bitez-moi".



    (Yes, that's right, "bite" is an obscene word in French)




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    Re: BLUM: Monster NBA Draft Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by pourcyne View Post
    As the French say, "Bitez-moi".



    (Yes, that's right, "bite" is an obscene word in French)




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    Re: BLUM: Monster NBA Draft Preview

    Im one of 17 nba fans



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    Re: BLUM: Monster NBA Draft Preview

    Know next to nothing about Exum. But everyone seems so high on him. Almost like Darko; I think he was a mystery as well that looked really good in workouts. IIRC, everyone had Darko mocked real high that year.



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    Re: BLUM: Monster NBA Draft Preview

    There have been some rumblings that Miami may take Kane at 26 if Napier is off the board. I would be surprised if it happened, but I may have to start rooting for the Heat if it did



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    Re: BLUM: Monster NBA Draft Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by Dingus View Post
    Know next to nothing about Exum. But everyone seems so high on him. Almost like Darko; I think he was a mystery as well that looked really good in workouts. IIRC, everyone had Darko mocked real high that year.
    Great point. The guy had one good week of competition and everyone is going nutty. I'd be nervous as heck if I picked him.


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    Re: BLUM: Monster NBA Draft Preview

    Didn't realize UCLA had that much talent last year.



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    Re: BLUM: Monster NBA Draft Preview

    Aldridge's shot chart:





    Vonleh's shot chart:



    Last edited by kucyclone; 06-26-2014 at 01:35 AM.

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    Re: BLUM: Monster NBA Draft Preview

    Exum is a career maker or killer for a GM this year. There is so little video evidence of him playing, let alone his existence on this earth, that you cannot make a good call on him.

    I would take Smart over him just because I know what I am getting.



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    Re: BLUM: Monster NBA Draft Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by Mumbai1986 View Post
    Exum is a career maker or killer for a GM this year. There is so little video evidence of him playing, let alone his existence on this earth, that you cannot make a good call on him.

    I would take Smart over him just because I know what I am getting.

    And what are you getting?



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    Re: BLUM: Monster NBA Draft Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by kucyclone View Post
    Aldridge's shot chart:





    Vonleh's shot chart:

    Aldridge is eight years into his career, Vonleh played a year at Indiana and wasn't really a part of the offense. But he did have a decent percentage taking jumpers and COULD eventually have a nice midrange game. Thus the comparison. I know it's not perfect, but trying to have a little fun. Thanks for reading.


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    Quote Originally Posted by kucyclone View Post
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    Irrelevant to the draft today.



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