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    Re: A midsummer debate: Returners vs Newcomers, who wins?

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    I see McKay as the x-factor for this season. If he hits toward the high end of expectations there's not really a weakness on the roster. Like we've seen with Clyburn and Kane, BDJ is as dependable a newcomer as we can get (transfer who has already been among conference stat leaders in MWC/CUSA level conference). Nader seems to have all around game but not NBA measurements, McKay is the wild card to me in terms of how good he could be because of his frame and athleticism.
    6'6 SF with 7'2 wingspan



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    Re: A midsummer debate: Returners vs Newcomers, who wins?

    Quote Originally Posted by QCCyclone View Post
    Long over Kane? I love Naz, but no way anybody in their right mind picks him over Kane.
    I think people are missing the context of who has the best "killer instinct"/"finishing blow."

    i.e. who do you most wanting to have the ball in their hands at the end of the game?

    I was saying, my rankings for that from last year given lived experience...

    1.) Niang
    2.) Long
    3.) Kane

    Kane is gone, and this threat is about old v. new.

    The "old" team still has its two best closers, it's two best clutch players. I'd take that over what is, at this point, an unproven Nader or BDJ in the same role if it was a close game and you have one shot/possession to win or die.



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    Re: A midsummer debate: Returners vs Newcomers, who wins?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyTwins View Post
    6'6 SF with 7'2 wingspan
    That would be a good article for CW. List the wingspans of all our players. Verticals would be nice also. Real heights without shoes help out also. How about it, CW?


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    Re: A midsummer debate: Returners vs Newcomers, who wins?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sigmapolis View Post
    I think people are missing the context of who has the best "killer instinct"/"finishing blow."

    i.e. who do you most wanting to have the ball in their hands at the end of the game?

    I was saying, my rankings for that from last year given lived experience...

    1.) Niang
    2.) Long
    3.) Kane

    Kane is gone, and this threat is about old v. new.

    The "old" team still has its two best closers, it's two best clutch players. I'd take that over what is, at this point, an unproven Nader or BDJ in the same role if it was a close game and you have one shot/possession to win or die.


    Long over Kane is nuts.



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    Re: A midsummer debate: Returners vs Newcomers, who wins?

    Quote Originally Posted by QCCyclone View Post
    Long over Kane? I love Naz, but no way anybody in their right mind picks him over Kane.
    Agree. Long has proven clutch shooting ability, but his buzzer-beaters also involved Kane dishing to him.


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    Re: A midsummer debate: Returners vs Newcomers, who wins?

    I'd take Team 2 because I think, when coached up, they have 1. More defensive talent, mostly thanks to McKay, Nader, and BDJ and 2. One more creator/scorer than Team 1 (Nader, Cooke, BDJ) vs. (Niang, Morris)



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