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    Negative Spin Machine

    Why does he always have to put a negative spin on everything? What a Debbie Downer.
    According to the online draftniks, pencil Iowa State’s Craig Brackins to the Washington Wizards at pick No. 30 in the NBA Draft | Des Moines Register Staff Blogs
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    Re: Negative Spin Machine

    I just read it. I think you might be a tad overly sensitive on the issue. Seems all he did was take the average of the rankings provided by these draft prediction sites, and go with the number that arrived.



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    Re: Negative Spin Machine

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    I just read it. I think you might be a tad overly sensitive on the issue. Seems all he did was take the average of the rankings provided by these draft prediction sites, and go with the number that arrived.
    How scientific.


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    Re: Negative Spin Machine

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    How scientific.

    Yeah, it is pure hack work, no doubt. It isn't even journalism. But it really isn't that negative.



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    Re: Negative Spin Machine

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    Why does he always have to put a negative spin on everything? What a Debbie Downer.
    According to the online draftniks, pencil Iowa State’s Craig Brackins to the Washington Wizards at pick No. 30 in the NBA Draft | Des Moines Register Staff Blogs
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    I missed the negative part.



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    Re: Negative Spin Machine

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    I just read it. I think you might be a tad overly sensitive on the issue. Seems all he did was take the average of the rankings provided by these draft prediction sites, and go with the number that arrived.
    It's the fact that he starts it by basically saying "Don't watch the draft for the first two hours, Brackins doesn't have a shot."
    If an Iowa guy was even mentioned in the first round, we'd have a draft watch of epic proportions going on.


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    Re: Negative Spin Machine

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    It's the fact that he starts it by basically saying "Don't watch the draft for the first two hours, Brackins doesn't have a shot."
    If an Iowa guy was even mentioned in the first round, we'd have a draft watch of epic proportions going on.

    That's because a rare event like that is comparable to Haley's Comet or sighting bigfoot.



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    Re: Negative Spin Machine

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    That's because a rare event like that is comparable to Haley's Comet or sighting bigfoot.
    They still hang their hat on Acie Earl and his two-tier flat top.


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    Re: Negative Spin Machine

    Just lazy writing as usual.



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    Re: Negative Spin Machine

    We'll be waiting a whole lot longer to see the first Hawkeye get drafted. Funny - I don't think Keeler even mentioned the Hawks in the draft.


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    Re: Negative Spin Machine

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    They still hang their hat on Acie Earl and his two-tier flat top.

    Looks to be 1 tiered with a shaven line through the middle...



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    Re: Negative Spin Machine

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    Looks to be 1 tiered with a shaven line through the middle...
    That's not from its prime.


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    Quote Originally Posted by abcguyks View Post
    We'll be waiting a whle lot longer to see the first Hawkeye get drafted. Funny - I don't think Keeler even mentioned the Hawks in the draft.
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    Re: Negative Spin Machine

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    Why does he always have to put a negative spin on everything? What a Debbie Downer.
    According to the online draftniks, pencil Iowa State’s Craig Brackins to the Washington Wizards at pick No. 30 in the NBA Draft | Des Moines Register Staff Blogs
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    Re: Negative Spin Machine

    You'd think the fact that ISU has two potential NBA draftees would be a positive thing in media coverage. But of course not in Central Iowa.

    Could you imagine if the Hawkeyes had two potential draft picks? That would probably warrant multiple front page articles about how their program is the place to go to make it to the NBA.



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