BLUM: Monster NBA Draft Preview

Discussion in 'Mens Basketball' started by ChrisMWilliams, Jun 25, 2014.

  1. cyclones12321

    cyclones12321 Well-Known Member

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    Im one of 17 nba fans
     
  2. Dingus

    Dingus Well-Known Member

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    Know next to nothing about Exum. But everyone seems so high on him. Almost like Darko; I think he was a mystery as well that looked really good in workouts. IIRC, everyone had Darko mocked real high that year.
     
  3. CarlHungus

    CarlHungus Well-Known Member

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    There have been some rumblings that Miami may take Kane at 26 if Napier is off the board. I would be surprised if it happened, but I may have to start rooting for the Heat if it did
     
  4. brentblum

    brentblum Brett Blume
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    Great point. The guy had one good week of competition and everyone is going nutty. I'd be nervous as heck if I picked him.
     
  5. WastedTalent

    WastedTalent Well-Known Member

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    Didn't realize UCLA had that much talent last year.
     
  6. kucyclone

    kucyclone Well-Known Member

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    #26 kucyclone, Jun 26, 2014
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    Aldridge's shot chart:
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    Vonleh's shot chart:

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  7. Mumbai1986

    Mumbai1986 Well-Known Member

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    Exum is a career maker or killer for a GM this year. There is so little video evidence of him playing, let alone his existence on this earth, that you cannot make a good call on him.

    I would take Smart over him just because I know what I am getting.
     
  8. Rural

    Rural Well-Known Member

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    And what are you getting?
     
  9. brentblum

    brentblum Brett Blume
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    Aldridge is eight years into his career, Vonleh played a year at Indiana and wasn't really a part of the offense. But he did have a decent percentage taking jumpers and COULD eventually have a nice midrange game. Thus the comparison. I know it's not perfect, but trying to have a little fun. Thanks for reading.
     
  10. Cydkar

    Cydkar Well-Known Member

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    Irrelevant to the draft today.
     
  11. MNCyGuy

    MNCyGuy Well-Known Member

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    Blum, the green Patrick Ewing guy first in the NBA MonStar draft. I assume this is what the article was about.
     
  12. Dingus

    Dingus Well-Known Member

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    I like the Randolph/Randle comparisons and Gordon/Marion. Gordon's form on his jump shot isn't quite as comical as Marion's, though.
     
  13. chadly82

    chadly82 Well-Known Member

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    I would love to see gordon develop his 3 point shot form the way Marion does :twitcy::twitcy::twitcy:
     
  14. cyclones12321

    cyclones12321 Well-Known Member

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    Find it funny markel brown gets drafted over kane
     
  15. HerkClone

    HerkClone Member

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    Marble drafted. Interesting.
     
  16. sadam

    sadam Member

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    Hmm no Kane or ejim.
     
  17. cyclones12321

    cyclones12321 Well-Known Member

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    Marble ahead of kane and ejim. Classic case of b10 favoritism
     
  18. Rural

    Rural Well-Known Member

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    Danny signed his walking papers in Boston, no way Smart will be good in the NBA.
     
  19. Amesboy

    Amesboy Active Member

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    Jalen Rose did mention Ejim and Kane as guys he thought should of been drafted. IMO both should of been selected ahead of Marble. Congrats to him but I just don't see what skills will make him a specialist to make a roster.
     
  20. rholtgraves

    rholtgraves Well-Known Member

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    You really think that? He is the best PG in the draft. He can pass, defend, he has a lot of talent and can improve his shot. He's also a winner and a competitor.
     

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