Garza Surgery?

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  1. ameslurker

    ameslurker Active Member

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    Did I hear that right on Murph & Andy? Luka Garza just had an operation?
     
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    https://www.thegazette.com/subject/sports/hawkeyes/iowa-mens-basketball/hawkeyes-luka-garza-has-surgery-for-benign-cyst-20180907

    Iowa sophomore men’s basketball player Luka Garza had surgery Friday to remove a benign cyst in his abdomen.



    “We are happy to hear that Luka’s procedure went well,” Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery said Friday in a news release. “Luka has had a phenomenal summer preparing for his sophomore season and we look forward to him rejoining his teammates on the court later this fall.”
     
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  3. I-stateTheTruth

    I-stateTheTruth Well-Known Member

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    I saw a lot of critical comments of that guy on these boards but I thought he was a pretty useful freshman player.
     
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    WTF? It is football season. We can talk about the unbeatable Hogeye basketball team in November and their goofy looking players,
     
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  5. jdoggivjc

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    The "useful" icon around here more often is used to call someone a tool (hey - it is a wrench).
     
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  6. Cyclonepride

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    Certainly doesn’t sound major, and that’s good.
     
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  7. IASTATE07

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    He struggles to run and can't play defense. He was also said to be better than any post player on our team. That was fun.
     
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  8. legi

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    Garza runs like he has suction cups on the bottom of his shoes.
     
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    Get well soon, Garza!

    I actually like him a lot as a player.

    Needs to work on his defense to really develop.
     
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  10. benjimill

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    He was definitely better offensively than any post player for Iowa State, and statistically, he was a better rebounder than any of Iowa State’s post players. For some reason, posters on CyFan seem to think he sucked because he’s a slow-footed, goofy looking dude.
     
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  11. MeowingCows

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    Well, that's generally a good formula for a gooner, average-at-best post player.
     
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    Cam Lard called and told me to tell you that you're stupid.
     
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    also, get well soon Luka.
     
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  14. benjimill

    benjimill Well-Known Member

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    If you think Cam Lard is a better offensive player than Garza you’re an idiot. Lard is definitely a better overall player, but Garza is much better offensively (and a marginally better rebounder).
     
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    Haha. Yeah, I think that poster is overlooking a certain Ames-based post player. And Solo does so many other things.
     
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    Benjo.jpg
     
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    What's that based on? You don't watch Iowa State so am curious how you came to that conclusion.
     
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    Lard last season...

    OBPM = 2.0
    DBPM = 4.1
    TBPM = 6.1

    Garza last season...

    OBPM = 5.9
    DBPM = 0.4
    TBPM = 6.3

    The numbers say they were close, if not Garza a little ahead.

    Garza could be really good if he could learn to be an adequate defender. Our Hawk friends do have a good point -- the guy was great on offense.

    I think we have all seen Lard's potential and him at his best, though. If the guy who does this kind of stuff shows up every night next season...

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    Then Lard is going to be way better than Garza.

    Lard consistently does that in the Big 12, and he is fighting for CPOTY.
     
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  19. Doc

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    Maybe it was because he was gestating an alien spore in his abdomen. Idk, just spitballin.
     
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  20. herbicide

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    If you think your belief in player advanced statistics is based on objectiveness versus their relation to Iowa athletics you are an idiot.
     
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