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dgtiger3
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Prairieville
Member since Sep 2005
5033 posts

Tank for Wiggins?

The best prospect since Kevin Durant? LOL, I'm kidding of course, but maybe I'm not...


Jester
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
17459 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
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The best prospect since Kevin Durant?


Considering he wasn't even taken #1 overall, Durant is a really bad example...


danman6336
Duke Fan
Member since Jan 2005
18255 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
I liked Parker better in the 15-20 minutes I managed to sit through of the McDonalds game


TotesMcGotes
Virginia Fan
New York, New York
Member since Mar 2009
16484 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
He absolutely is the best prospect since Oden/Durant.


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teke184
LSU Fan
Zachary, LA
Member since Jan 2007
9078 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
Considering how well some of the last few tank-jobs have worked out, I'll pass.


The gold-standard for tank FAIL has to be the Celtics' attempt to get Tim Duncan in '97, when they had about a 40% shot due to the worst record in the league and owning another lottery pick. They ended up third overall

I'd call their attempt to do the same thing in 2007 about as bad if they hadn't turned their loss of the lottery into Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett through trades.


dgtiger3
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Prairieville
Member since Sep 2005
5033 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
Read an article on ESPN that said numerous NBA Scouts and GMs stated he would absolutely be the number 1 pick this year and would go ahead of every number 1 pick since '07 except for Greg Oden, simply because if Durant didn't go ahead of Oden nobody was.


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slutiger5
Southeastern LA Fan
Parroquias de Florida
Member since May 2007
8301 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
we tanked pretty well last year.


teke184
LSU Fan
Zachary, LA
Member since Jan 2007
9078 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
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we tanked pretty well last year.


I think we had Davis' injuries and Gordon's recurring case of vaginitis to thank for that.



Fun Bunch
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
New Orleans
Member since May 2008
32287 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
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I liked Parker better in the 15-20 minutes I managed to sit through


lulz


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darryljames30
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
New Orleans
Member since Feb 2006
15002 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
What game were you watching? I saw multiple players in that game that looked better than Parker on that day.


eyeran
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
New Orleans
Member since Dec 2007
18023 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
I'll go ahead and be that guy. Not a huge fan of Wiggins


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Gtothemoney
UNO Fan
Da North Shore
Member since Sep 2012
10088 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
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I think we had Davis' injuries and Gordon's recurring case of vaginitis to thank for that.


Add shitty coaching.

Inb4:


MrBlue105
Navy Fan
chillin with the BWC - anaconda
Member since Apr 2013
6602 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
I'd be very willing to tank one final year before we start our pel dynasty ;-). Getting jabari parker\wiggins\randle or a pg or center would be worth it. You have to remember a lot of kids are hyped before college only to disappoint. I think we need that extra piece to solidify our future though even if only as a trade piece. Without a good pick next year we willbe relying on teamwork without talent. 3 years lottery is the okc model.

What I think doesn't matter though. Benson wants to win, ad wants to prove his worth as does a bunch of others including our coach.
This post was edited on 5/14 at 4:16 pm


danman6336
Duke Fan
Member since Jan 2005
18255 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
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What game were you watching?
I dunno

I was barely paying attention to be honest. That game was pretty terrible.


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Gtothemoney
UNO Fan
Da North Shore
Member since Sep 2012
10088 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
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our coach


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prove his worth


Sorry, don't see it.


rzd30
LSU Fan
New Orleans
Member since Dec 2008
1108 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
Wiggins does not have the offensive game KD/Lebron had in HS but has the athleticism and defense. He will be a game changer no doubt. The 2014 NBA draft will be stacked so tanking is a terrible idea IMO


VOR
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Lap of Luxury
Member since Apr 2009
45040 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
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What I think doesn't matter though. Benson wants to win, ad wants to prove his worth as does a bunch of others including our coach.



What a bunch of shortsighted people. Clearly they have no concept of how to build an NBA franchise.


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BarbaricPelican
LaPlace
Member since Apr 2013
129 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
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Wiggins does not have the offensive game KD/Lebron had in HS but has the athleticism and defense. He will be a game changer no doubt. The 2014 NBA draft will be stacked so tanking is a terrible idea IMO


One of the knocks on Wiggins is he needs to improve all aspects of his defense. Mostly because of the lack of effort on that side of the court.


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wish i was tebow
Arizona Fan
The Golf Board
Member since Feb 2009
43434 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
3 years in a row with the number 1 overall pick will be impressive


Gtothemoney
UNO Fan
Da North Shore
Member since Sep 2012
10088 posts

re: Tank for Wiggins?
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3 years in a row with the number 1 overall pick will be impressive


Monty's legacy.


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