Ham - Just Dunk it!

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  1. schidj

    schidj Member

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    I hope Hamilton gets a little more aggressive next year and starts dunking those layups he had blocked this year.
     
  2. marothisu

    marothisu Well-Known Member

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    I agree. ..I'm hoping they're going to start working with him any day now on his strength. He has the opportunity in my opinion, to be pretty good, but he's too weak right now. People just easily rip the ball from his hands, but he has a nice jump shot..if he was STRONG, it would be awesome.
     
  3. zmanzbo

    zmanzbo Member

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    Truth. It's like he sits there and hesitates.
     
  4. Nedrick

    Nedrick Active Member

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    Amen! GMac should hire Homan to come in as a consultant to teach some agressiveness...
     
  5. isuno1fan

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    He doesn't have athletic explosiveness to dunk quickly...he needs to gather himself it appears and often that allows defenders to recover.

    I think he is more comfortable with the layups for fear of getting rim stuffed as well.
     
  6. clone136

    clone136 Active Member

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    He has the potential to be all Big-12, no joke. He improved a lot this year. Get a little more aggressive and stay out of foul trouble, he could be creating havoc for other teams next year...

    The development of LaRon and Jaime coming back will also be a great addition for Ham...
     
  7. EddieISU

    EddieISU Well-Known Member

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    He has the talent to be a very good player, but need someone to light a fire under him.
     
  8. CyCy

    CyCy Well-Known Member

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    Ham averaged less than 4 field goal attempts per game this year, probably half of those on Brackins double team assists. To increase his scoring average next year he will have to add the 8-10 ft jump shot to his game.
     
  9. Clones21

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    Amen to this. Dunk it, your 6'11
     
  10. kg-cyclone

    kg-cyclone Well-Known Member

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    Back off Ham...It will be very clear soon what Ham was struggling with and should be respected for it.
     
  11. Wesley

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    That will change. He may be our go to guy next year.
     
  12. Wesley

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    Planteritis in his foot? Stress fracture?
     
  13. swarthmoreCY

    swarthmoreCY Well-Known Member

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    Here nor there
    I thought he already has this?
     
  14. isuno1fan

    isuno1fan Well-Known Member

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    Injury is higher...I've had it myself and it isn't pleasant.
     
  15. bawbie

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    Huh?

    I didn't know Ham was "struggling" with anything. He looked pretty healthy to me.

    adding: why is this a secret? there's nothing to hide anymore, no one has to play "i know something you don't know" on this.
     
  16. marothisu

    marothisu Well-Known Member

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    I think he has fire..what he needs is strength. Anybody with at least one eye can see players were ripping balls out of his hands all year long and him at the hoop with someone stronger was a 50-50 outcome.

    The guy has a good jump shot, can shoot FTs, and can sometimes rebound. He has loads of potential, he just needs to step it up as a guy who's 6'11" and 260 pounds. He needs to be able to go on the inside and attack, attack, attack. There's no reason someone with his size shouldn't be able to do that.
     
  17. LonoClone

    LonoClone Active Member

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    I suspect you could give him some pointers on how to hang onto balls.
     
  18. marothisu

    marothisu Well-Known Member

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    Not really, but our training staff can. That's their job
     
  19. LonoClone

    LonoClone Active Member

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    Come on, don't sell yourself short. I'm sure you'd have lots to teach on the subject... of handling balls.
     
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  20. Wesley

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    Any other team nagging injuries besides Ham?

    Maybe this is why he did not play as much in second half after doing a lot of playtime in the first half.
     

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