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    Re: Niang transformation

    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgesFan View Post
    I asked him that question: APRIL 2014
    Whoa! I assumed it was much, much longer ago.



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    Re: Niang transformation

    Quote Originally Posted by twocoach View Post
    What's the one thing you can do with a broken foot? Ride a bike until you burn off a zillion calories. And you can lay on a bench and crank out bench press reps just fine as well. The foot just limited his basketball activities. You can get plenty of working out done with a bad foot.
    good point, I also think when a kid who puts as much time into basketball then has it taken away, its easy for him to focus on something else. Especially with the motivation of missing the NCAA's last year. I think ppl equate GN being out of shape to being lazy, as skilled as he is, he obviously spends time improving his game, he just focused on other things than his body.



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    Quote Originally Posted by twocoach View Post
    What's the one thing you can do with a broken foot? Ride a bike until you burn off a zillion calories. And you can lay on a bench and crank out bench press reps just fine as well. The foot just limited his basketball activities. You can get plenty of working out done with a bad foot.
    You are what you eat. He started eating well. That alone makes a world of difference.



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    Quote Originally Posted by ISU42 View Post
    It is clear that I wanted to argue about Niang leaving early. It's a silly idea. I love that he is taking his body seriously and he is a great college player.

    What was the point of quoting me after I had addressed my point 30 minutes earlier after 2 other posters quoted me?
    I quoted you after I read your post and hadn't read further along.



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    Re: Niang transformation

    Quote Originally Posted by pulse View Post
    You are what you eat. He started eating well. That alone makes a world of difference.
    George eats muscular men?



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    Re: Niang transformation

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydkar View Post
    I quoted you after I read your post and hadn't read further along.
    Rookie mistake. I'll let it slide.



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    Re: Niang transformation

    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgesFan View Post
    I asked him that question: APRIL 2014
    That's impressive.



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    Re: Niang transformation

    Quote Originally Posted by madcityCY View Post
    In an interview somewhere a month or two ago (can't remember who had it), Hoiberg indicated that they asked Niang to put weight on last year when they determined he was going to have to guard the other teams "5".

    This makes sense. I know Georges losing the weight is best for his future in hoops (NBA or otherwise), I just hope that Edozie and Tsalmonpuss can hold down the fort (guarding posts) until McKay is ready to go.

    Also, I usually don't spend much time looking at pictures of dudes with their shirts off, but today I'm making an exception.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cydkar View Post
    George eats muscular men?
    You know it. He'll be feasting this season. (insert Georges feeding gif here)



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    Re: Niang transformation

    This thread feels gay, NTTAWWT.


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    Re: Niang transformation

    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgesFan View Post
    I asked him that question: APRIL 2014
    That seems reasonable. From beginning of April until now is almost 4 months which is ample time for such a transformation considering the resources available in the athletic department. Heck, I did P90X in my basement several years ago, dropped 30 pounds in 90 days and added a good amount of bulk and definition and that was on my own with a few sets of dumbbells and a chin up bar. If you dedicate yourself to eating the right foods and have a fleet of trainers, nutritionists and physical therapists at your disposal this should be the expected results given his starting point.



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    Re: Niang transformation

    Georges lost quite a bit of weight after his freshmen season as well. You could tell in the cap city last year. The difference this year is Hoiberg wants him to keep it off. They asked Niang to put weight back on after last summer because he was our biggest post.



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    Re: Niang transformation

    Quote Originally Posted by ISU42 View Post
    I already answered what I was getting at. Niang doesn't have a position in the NBA.
    You can't say that until you see how he looks slimmed down and strengthened up against quality competition. You're underestimating how rare some of his skills are for a 6'7" player. Had he arrived in this condition and produced similarly there would have been talk.



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    Re: Niang transformation

    Quote Originally Posted by acgclone View Post
    ...he'll have a very hard time in the paint against the length the NBA has...
    Apparently you haven't heard the story about Nerlens Noel. What rock have you been hiding under?



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