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    All time basketball draft from 1980 to present

    Jon Miller and Corey Coon had a mock draft today, for the all time college basketball team. Rules included: your selection had to be a senior in 1980, (no Bird and no Magic) to present day, and you had to fill all positions. Also, NO players that spent only one year in college before he went to the NBA. At least two playing years, please.

    Who do you think would win, and do you have any other suggestions?

    Aclone, where are you? What do you think?
    (Where the heck is Jordan?)

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    Last edited by Balrog; 02-26-2009 at 07:17 PM.
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    Re: All time basketball draft from 1980 to present

    No MJ?

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    Re: All time basketball draft from 1980 to present

    Blake Griffin for next year.


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    Re: All time basketball draft from 1980 to present

    I'm pretty sure they both failed at filling all positions. Lots of bigs in there.



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    Re: All time basketball draft from 1980 to present

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    No MJ?

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    He's not very good


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    Re: All time basketball draft from 1980 to present

    You could fill an entire roster with Carolina and they don't even have one??


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    Re: All time basketball draft from 1980 to present

    what about Tim Duncan


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    Re: All time basketball draft from 1980 to present

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    No MJ?

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    Nope, no MJ, and Jon had the first pick.
    He, (Jon Miller) was the first to mention Jordan, when he was speaking of who to select for reserves! Hmmmmmmmmm.
    How come Jon?


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    Re: All time basketball draft from 1980 to present

    In addition to Jordan and Duncan, I think Jason Kidd is a glaring ommission. I would take him over any of the point guards listed.



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    Re: All time basketball draft from 1980 to present

    Quote Originally Posted by khaal53 View Post
    I'm pretty sure they both failed at filling all positions. Lots of bigs in there.
    I agree. There was a lot of "center/forward" and "forward/guard" talk.


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    Re: All time basketball draft from 1980 to present

    Maybe throw in DWade?


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    Re: All time basketball draft from 1980 to present

    I don't think Jordan makes the list based only on his college days...



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    Re: All time basketball draft from 1980 to present

    Quote Originally Posted by JD720 View Post
    In addition to Jordan and Duncan, I think Jason Kidd is a glaring ommission. I would take him over any of the point guards listed.
    Duncan and Jordan were in the conversation, by both of them, but I don't think Jason was.
    Who would fill out your team, and who do you think would win?


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    Re: All time basketball draft from 1980 to present

    Quote Originally Posted by Balrog View Post
    Duncan and Jordan were in the conversation, by both of them, but not Jason.
    Who would fill out your team, and who do you think would win?
    Off the top of my head I would go with:

    Jason Kidd
    Michael Jordan
    Glen Robinson
    Danny Manning
    Tim Duncan

    Of course, if I keep thinking about it, I would probably change my mind about 50 times over the next few hours.



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    Re: All time basketball draft from 1980 to present

    PG Bobby Hurley
    SG Michael Jordan
    SF Glenn Rice
    PF Danny Manning
    C Patrick Ewing



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