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  • 903 Hail Providence Dec 27, 3:13 p.m.
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    cannot evaluate talent in order to draft players

    My point was about evaluating talent to draft... View More

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    what difference does it make whether you build thru the draft or build thru free agency? the... View More

    — Posted by 903 Hail Providence

    The result is the same but the process and the skills involved are much different. Drafting and... View More

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    speaking of which, kiwi is pretty darn good...

    at rolling the ball out there and telling 'em to... View More

    — Posted by kato_karma3.2

    Roy's pretty good at hiding in the locker room while telling his walkons to "have at it"...

  • larrys080 Aggies Dec 27, 3:12 p.m.
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    cannot evaluate talent in order to draft players

    My point was about evaluating talent to draft... View More

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    what difference does it make whether you build thru the draft or build thru free agency? the... View More

    — Posted by 903 Hail Providence

    The result is the same but the process and the skills involved are much different. Drafting and... View More

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    speaking of which, kiwi is pretty darn good...

    at rolling the ball out there and telling 'em to... View More

    — Posted by kato_karma3.2

    He taught Battier how to do it better than anyone.......

  • kato_karma3.2 Dec 27, 3:11 p.m.
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    Not true. You have to be able to evaluate talent to make good decisions about which free agents... View More

    — Posted by 903 Hail Providence

    cannot evaluate talent in order to draft players

    My point was about evaluating talent to draft... View More

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    what difference does it make whether you build thru the draft or build thru free agency? the... View More

    — Posted by 903 Hail Providence

    The result is the same but the process and the skills involved are much different. Drafting and... View More

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    speaking of which, kiwi is pretty darn good...

    at rolling the ball out there and telling 'em to have at it.

  • 903 Hail Providence Dec 27, 3:09 p.m.
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    Not true. You have to be able to evaluate talent to make good decisions about which free agents... View More

    — Posted by 903 Hail Providence

    cannot evaluate talent in order to draft players

    My point was about evaluating talent to draft... View More

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    what difference does it make whether you build thru the draft or build thru free agency? the... View More

    — Posted by 903 Hail Providence

    The result is the same but the process and the skills involved are much different. Drafting and... View More

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    Nope, you have to be able to evaluate talent in order to put the pieces around your three best players in order to win it all. And that's not easy to do with the three guys on max contracts and a salary cap.

    A team consisting of LeBron James, Chris Bosch, and Dewayne Wade could win if the rest of the team consisted of AAU players.

    Then how'd they lose the Finals to Dallas in 2011?

  • The truth about MERCER! Dec 27, 3:05 p.m.
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    Very similar to the Yankees. They cannot evaluate talent in order to draft players so they go... View More

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    Not true. You have to be able to evaluate talent to make good decisions about which free agents... View More

    — Posted by 903 Hail Providence

    cannot evaluate talent in order to draft players

    My point was about evaluating talent to draft... View More

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    what difference does it make whether you build thru the draft or build thru free agency? the... View More

    — Posted by 903 Hail Providence

    The result is the same but the process and the skills involved are much different. Drafting and developing talent requires a lot more patience and long term planning that simply throwing around enough money to lure the best players to your team. ANd let's be serious here. A team consisting of LeBron James, Chris Bosch, and Dewayne Wade could win if the rest of the team consisted of AAU players.

  • 903 Hail Providence Dec 27, 2:59 p.m.
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    What's so funny about the new age NBA player is that there are no true champions! Look at... View More

    — Posted by larrys080 Aggies

    Very similar to the Yankees. They cannot evaluate talent in order to draft players so they go... View More

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    Not true. You have to be able to evaluate talent to make good decisions about which free agents... View More

    — Posted by 903 Hail Providence

    cannot evaluate talent in order to draft players

    My point was about evaluating talent to draft... View More

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    what difference does it make whether you build thru the draft or build thru free agency? the ring is the same either way after you win the championship. And the Heat's roster is not entirely composed of "bought established talent"... Some talent evaluation was required to put the pieces around Lebron in order to put together a team able to win it all, not once but twice...

  • larrys080 Aggies Dec 27, 2:58 p.m.
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    ...with 10,193 points scored, Duke led all college programs in NBA scoring for second straight... View More

    — Posted by You have got to be kidding me

    ........and after all that's said.......no leadership and team play to provide all that really... View More

    — Posted by larrys080 Aggies

    I didn't realize it was that bad! SMH!

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    ...and to top it off, it took a former Tar Heel on the associated NBA coaching staff to help the... View More

    — Posted by kato_karma3.2

    McAdoo did a helluva job! Battier did his part too......carrying those heavy bags is a lot of work!

  • The truth about MERCER! Dec 27, 2:56 p.m.
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    Irving reminds me a lot of Allen Iverson. A shoot first point guard who will score a lot of... View More

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    What's so funny about the new age NBA player is that there are no true champions! Look at... View More

    — Posted by larrys080 Aggies

    Very similar to the Yankees. They cannot evaluate talent in order to draft players so they go... View More

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    Not true. You have to be able to evaluate talent to make good decisions about which free agents... View More

    — Posted by 903 Hail Providence

    cannot evaluate talent in order to draft players

    My point was about evaluating talent to draft and develop a team as opposed to buying established talent.

  • kato_karma3.2 Dec 27, 2:53 p.m.
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    ...with 10,193 points scored, Duke led all college programs in NBA scoring for second straight... View More

    — Posted by You have got to be kidding me

    ........and after all that's said.......no leadership and team play to provide all that really... View More

    — Posted by larrys080 Aggies

    I didn't realize it was that bad! SMH!

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    ...and to top it off, it took a former Tar Heel on the associated NBA coaching staff to help the get those.

  • 903 Hail Providence Dec 27, 2:51 p.m.
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    Yep.......the obvious difference is the alien Battier carries the luggage for Lebron......the... View More

    — Posted by larrys080 Aggies

    Irving reminds me a lot of Allen Iverson. A shoot first point guard who will score a lot of... View More

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    What's so funny about the new age NBA player is that there are no true champions! Look at... View More

    — Posted by larrys080 Aggies

    Very similar to the Yankees. They cannot evaluate talent in order to draft players so they go... View More

    — Posted by The truth about MERCER!

    Not true. You have to be able to evaluate talent to make good decisions about which free agents you sign. The Heat have Pat Riley who is the master at evaluating talent from the same free agent pool the rest of the NBA has access to...

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