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re: Bill Simmons revisits the Philly Trade - Jon1798
[quote]All fair points. And I don't really disagree too much. I just dont think its insane to question the trade.[/quote] Which is what separates you from Simmons. I also take no issue with questioning the trade. Simmons acts like this was an obvious slam dunk in the other direction from the st...


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re: Bill Simmons revisits the Philly Trade - Jon1798
[quote]Who said anything about Noel shooting? [/quote] Come on now, you implied Noel did have an offensive game, and used as your example AD saying Cal never let him shoot. As I said, no one wants Noel shooting. Your example is way off course, AD was shooting a 3, and was only joking while te...


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re: Bill Simmons revisits the Philly Trade - Jon1798
[quote]He played in a system at Kentucky, one that did not ask of him to make offensive moves. College is structured, you do know this, right? There is so much hands on from the coaches in terms of pace of play. Go back to that international friendly game against Puerto Rico where AD coverts a f...


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re: Bill Simmons revisits the Philly Trade - Jon1798
[quote]No need to resort to belittling me. I believe I said it wasnt outlandish to state that the trade has been a loss so far. Not exactly a ringing endorsement of Simmons. The post above about him making no sense on tanking is spot on. [/quote] My intention was certainly not to belittle you, an...


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re: Bill Simmons revisits the Philly Trade - Jon1798
[quote]The thing he completely ignores is the massive injuries. That is self serving and disingenuous. But he's got a decent point in terms of questioning the trade. Forget Noel. What if they had taken Burke or MCW? Obviously neither is as good as Holiday, and no guarantee they make it. But ...


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re: Pelicans looking to trade for a big - Jon1798
[quote]From what I know Nerlens is a good comparison in terms of length and size and I'm assuming their skill isn't very far off...if that's the case I'm turning more towards the Sanders to Nola camp But I would rather trade Gordon...I love Reke dude can't shoot but I love him [/quote] Nerle...


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re: updated rivals 100 - Jon1798
[quote]Amazing that A&M has the most players on the list[/quote] Sarcastic?...


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re: In better news, Eric Gordon is on the trade block - Jon1798
The Phoenix GM that offerred Gordon the stupid contract is no longer there. With Dagic and Bledsoe, it makes no sense for Phoenix to be involved....


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re: 5* CB Jalen Tabor flips to UF; helps LSU with Adoree? - Jon1798
I'll say this. I think Tabor is better than all mentioned here. Long, tall and physical. It's going to suck to have to play him every year now. Not that I thought Florida wouldn't have great CB's one way or another....


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re: Pelicans are letting Pierre Jackson's reps seek a trade - Jon1798
[quote]Our roster has talent, but it is very haphazard and redundant. The success of his build kind of depends on Gordon either returning to his old form or getting traded. Then the trade will be scrutinized. I think his moves have been generally positive, but Gordon may be the albatross around ...


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re: Pelicans are letting Pierre Jackson's reps seek a trade - Jon1798
[quote]Give me Anthony Davis over any of the aforementioned trades for CP3. Fate was on our side there. BTW, what makes anyone think Harden would have wanted to play in NOLA?[/quote] Harden was traded and would have been a RFA, just like Eric Gordon....


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re: Pelicans are letting Pierre Jackson's reps seek a trade - Jon1798
[quote]Anderson is the only impact player Dell has successfully acquired, and it wasn't a deal based on talent for talent. You don't win games with trades for bench players. Dell missed on the one deal that wouldn't have sett this team back 3 years Holiday and Evans are good players. The jur...


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re: Pelicans are letting Pierre Jackson's reps seek a trade - Jon1798
[quote]Late first. Top 20-protected to be precise. None of those players stayed after those contracts expired or were amnestied, so it's possible you get the 25th pick this year and you absolutely do not get Anthony Davis. It's really not that attractive.[/quote] I hate to rehash all of this, esp...


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re: Pelicans are letting Pierre Jackson's reps seek a trade - Jon1798
We could certainly go on and on. Julian Wright for Marco Bellenelli Effectively two second round picks and Jerome Dyson into Robin Lopez The ridiculousness of being able to get out of Okafor and Ariza....and given a second round pick that was Darius Miller. We were a capped out and decre...


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re: Pelicans are letting Pierre Jackson's reps seek a trade - Jon1798
[quote]Scola, Martin, and Dragic were all up for a new contract come 2012, I believe. None would have been guaranteed to be here. Odom had said he wouldn't come here, and either way, we see where he was at now. If we really want to play the hindsight game, Boston was offering some combo of Rondo...


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re: Pelicans are letting Pierre Jackson's reps seek a trade - Jon1798
[quote]The rebranding had absolutely nothing to do with Demps or Williams. As far as a plan, I need to see proof. Having Davis fall in your laps is not a "plan" per se. I have to see where they go with Gordon, Holiday and Evans as my hope is that we are in transition in this grand plan and that was ...


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re: Status of Kenny Young? - Jon1798
I really think the next person to say slow played should be banned from the board....


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re: Greg Monroe - Jon1798
Monroe will be a restricted free agent and will sure to look for a maximum extension. That's why he's mentioned as possibly being traded so much. His contract is about to outweigh his play....


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re: Greg Monroe - Jon1798
Greg Monroe is a "good" player, but he plays zero defense and is about to get a max contract. If we could move Gordon's contract alone for him, maybe simply because it would be small for big. But otherwise I see no way it makes sense....


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re: How do we finish with the Number 1 class??? - Jon1798
If you go just based on rivals, I think LSU signs 4 5-stars in Fournette, Adoree, Dupre, and Tony Brown. D'Haquille would make 5 if he switched. Obviously Adoree would be the one to worry about the most. I see Bama signing 4 in C-Rob, Hand, Humphrey and Scarbrough. I expect Bo to hold. Then...


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re: Why isn't Jeremy Hill getting the ball more?? - Jon1798
Jeremy Hill is our best back. He had a 16 yard run and a 9 yard run in the first series of the second half, and then didn't get another carry for the rest of the game. A pretty big game that was only a two score difference. Something happened. I thought it was injury, but he came in on a passi...


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re: Im probably in the minority but I like Ingram now... - Jon1798
He also cut back right into an unblocked DT earlier in the game. I'm honestly not sure what's going through his head half the time. The play tells you where to go. He should probably see how that works out for him once in a while....


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re: What are we missing? - Jon1798
[quote]This isn't a fire Monty thread so new coach is not a valid answer. What are we missing that could help this team out? I say a dirty vet. Someone with some grit. I saw the game in person last night and it appears the team is a bit soft. Any thoughts? [/quote] We could use ou...


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re: ESPN says New Orleans not in Greg Oden's top 3 - Jon1798
Oden's been waiting for the Heat to raise their offer. Hence finally putting out there a deadline. He is not passing up $2 million dollars more just to play for the Heat. He hasn't been doing all of this ridiculous rehab to play for charity....


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re: ESPN says New Orleans not in Greg Oden's top 3 - Jon1798
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re: 2014 LA QB Brandon Harris Commits To LSU!!! - Jon1798
It's pretty easy to see why all of the recruits seem to take to this kid. Very impressive young man. GREAT get for the Tigers....


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re: Iggy heading to Golden State - Jon1798
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re: Cameron Robinson shrugs off rumors of LSU losing ground to Alabama - Jon1798
[quote]Jonathan Wells [/quote] lol, good call. I played against him and it sucked. That was before Saban was here even....


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re: Cameron Robinson shrugs off rumors of LSU losing ground to Alabama - Jon1798
[quote]Some people might take this the wrong way, but Urban Youth aren't typically fans of LSU as much as you think. They are USC, Alabama, tOSU fans. [/quote] That's extremely untrue. LSU is viewed as a very popular team, more swag than just about any other team. Why else would these out o...


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re: Dylan Moses highlight tape. Actually pretty hilarious. - Jon1798
[quote]Agreed. When they scrimmage Zachary maybe we will get to really get see him play against kids his equal. Not someone he is 4 years older than and 100 pounds heavier than. IMO nothing he's done so far has been impressive. Hype is not earned against 10 year olds. I know his dad and Brumfield da...


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