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re: Holiday for Trey Burke and picks rumor - TigerinATL
Cole's a bit odd in that I think he's a great bench player but don't think of him as a fringe starter. Maybe it's because we already have Jrue and I see him as a lesser version of Holiday....
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We cannot create cap space by trading 1 player - TigerinATL
I keep seeing people with the mistaken impression that we can trade Holiday or Evans or Ryno and then have their salary available in cap space. That's not how it works. That's not how any of this works. To have cap space you have to be below the cap, not just with current contracts but also with ...
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re: Jimmer fan is mad at monty - TigerinATL
[quote]Teammates who freeze out Fredette (Evans and Anderson the 2 worst)[/quote] Know how I know he didn't watch the games unless Jimmer was playing? Because he thinks black hole = conspiracy rather than natural state of being for those 2. [quote]Forget the FACT that he is one of THE BEST SHOO...
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re: Crazy Ideas about Draft moves for Pels - TigerinATL
[quote]He can't play defense[/quote] We're talking about replacing Tyreke and Gordon. Also, if you are able to pull in a 3 and D wing like Batum or even Wilson Chandler, you'd almost always be able to hide him on the 3rd worst perimeter player. [quote]nearly 30[/quote] This is the biggest ...
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re: Holiday for Trey Burke and picks rumor - TigerinATL
[quote]He ain't leaving Miami for Nola anyway.[/quote] If he's hell bent on big market then no. But his peak year came playing next to Bledsoe, a 3 and D guard like Holiday, AD is considered the next great player which means playing with him will probably be a much easier path to a ring than any...
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re: Crazy Ideas about Draft moves for Pels - TigerinATL
[quote]You'd have to really convince me about dragic. [/quote] What's the primary deficiency of all 3 of our combo guards? Finishing at the rim. He's got a career finishing rate of 67.2% within 3 feet. All of our guards are under 60% for their careers and it's even better than the peak years ...
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re: Holiday for Trey Burke and picks rumor - TigerinATL
You people really over value mid 1sts. Not all 1sts are equal. Sure you might get a Rudy Gobert but you are more likely to get an Austin Rivers. Does turning a starting guard into a backup guard and 2 Rivers' sound like a good deal?...
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re: Holiday for Trey Burke and picks rumor - TigerinATL
Holiday not needing a new procedure this offseason has me hopeful that the screw they removed was the problem. It seems like we'd have gotten different answers or reports of going to new doctors if they didn't feel it was healing properly....
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re: Crazy Ideas about Draft moves for Pels - TigerinATL
On it's own yes, and with Holiday's health concerns trading Tyreke for anything seems questionable. But what if it's part of a bigger move? For instance the Pels are one of the team's recently said to have interest in Dragic. Say you trade Tyreke for a 1st which you bundle with Gordon for something...
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re: Jeff Van Gundy expresses interest in Pels HC job - TigerinATL
I think we've successfully avoided the Don't Want candidates. Now it's about letting Demps pick the coach he thinks can maximize this roster and his vision for it. ...
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re: Jeff Van Gundy expresses interest in Pels HC job - TigerinATL
Because having a coach that most consider a good guy worked out so well for us. ...
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re: Jeff Van Gundy expresses interest in Pels HC job - TigerinATL
The Bird Writes has a few good articles up on JVG. One specifically addresses pace and his adoption of the 3 point shot. [quote]The 0.290 3PAr the Rockets put up in Van Gundy's final season would rank 11th (and much higher than the Pelicans 0.233) during the past season. This is important as all...
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re: Thibs come on down! - TigerinATL
Just had a 90s flash back [img]http://images2.gazzettaobjects.it/methode_image/2015/03/29/Varie/Foto%20Gallery/74033323_10_mediagallery-page.jpg width=500[/img]...
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re: Jeff Van Gundy expresses interest in Pels HC job - TigerinATL
[quote]you think he's going to change his stripes that easily and coach 180 from where he used to? i doubt it. that's going to hurt us[/quote] I think there's a reason he's interested now and not with past opportunities. AD can turn his legacy from good coach in his era to all time great along wi...
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re: Jeff Van Gundy expresses interest in Pels HC job - TigerinATL
I think the "under consideration" part is new, although not unexpected since it's probably a wide search at this point. And every coach should be interested in the job, Superstars make coaches, not the other way around....
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re: Crazy Ideas about Draft moves for Pels - TigerinATL
I don't think Ryno and a late-mid 1st is enough to get you the 6th pick with so many tier 2 players likely to be on the board still....
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re: Offseason moves? - TigerinATL
[quote]How does it work when there is draft picks as part of the deal? [/quote] First, I need to amend what I said, I was thinking from our perspective, but in this situation GS is taking on more salary not us, and since they are over the tax they can only take back 125%, not 150%. Draft picks...
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re: Offseason moves? - TigerinATL
[quote] if they don't keep Speights[/quote] They have him on a cheap team option next year, they'll keep him. [quote]Anderson/Pondexter (11.6 million) 2016 first for Barnes/Ezeli (4.1 million)[/quote] Not legal. We can take back 150% plus $100k in a trade, so if they're only sending $4.1 t...
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re: Laptop / Desktop deals from Dell - TigerinATL
I've never bought anything with a screen refurb, but I've bought quite a few refurb desktops over the years with no problems. Definitely a good deal if the specs suit your needs....
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re: So what seems to be the buzz about Jurrasic World? - TigerinATL
[quote]it looks like a flashy cash-in, good special effects and all that but no susbtance [/quote] Ummmmm....other than the ground breaking technology that finally brought dinosaurs to life in the first one, it was just your typical action movie. [quote]just a cash-in like the 2 sequels Lost...
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