JaVale SwagGee Discussion: Signs Vet Min. (1 Year 2.4M)

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  1. Juronimo

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    You make good points. But still you will see plenty of this:



    At least we're only paying him the minimum so not much downside.
     
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    This is a sneaky good signing.

    He will be good here.
     
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    Hm... maybe it will be.
     
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    I'm good with this signing. I know he's a Shaqtin a Fool regular...but JaVale is sneaky good for us because he can switch onto perimeter players...not to mention offensively he's pretty good as the roll man and LeBron/Lonzo can throw lobs to him all day.

    He's a decent rim protector as well...solid 15-20 minute guy
     
  5. therealdeal

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    When was the last time "Javale McGee" and "dominant" were used in the same sentence? :D

     
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    must be the pig tail...mini sampson
     
  7. lakerfan2

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    The thing about Javale is that he actually learned to play his role, in which was to stay open, rebound, and protect the paint.

    Nothing more. Yes, he may have a slip here or there, but you get what you pay for.

    He’ll be a hell of a lot better than what Tristan Thompson brought last year.
     
  8. therealdeal

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    Rob and his great quotes yet again. Haha "changes the geometry of the game"

     
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    Man, that asthma sure makes people dumb.
     
  11. vasashi17

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    Well as long as he can count better than me (TIME's still not impressed), that checks off one of my boxes.

    And LABron giving us more quality gifs/memes like this is another box checked off!

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    "Find someone who looks at you the way Rob Pelinka looks at JaVale McGee"

    :Laugh:
     
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    Agreed. Only thing Tristan Thompson brought last year was multiple illegitimate children.
     
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    Lol, man I would be mad to. Had one of his best games ever and JR screws it up. George Hill misses two free throws as well.... A chance to go up 1-0 on the warriors. Luckily we don't have any JR Smith types here right Lance?
     
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    "Run up and down the court, work hard to be the fastest 7-footer in the league."

    :Magic2:
     
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    He mentioned playing time, we probably offered him the starting job. Or at least more than 10-15 mpg.
     
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    Saying all the right things at least. Amazing how just knowing and embracing what you can do/your role will do for a player.
     
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    Respect to JaVale for not staying and ring chasing, and even just going somewhere and taking a big contract. He came here on a minimum contract, with his championship experience, and taking on a challenge of being a bigger contributor and still has goals of being successful and wanting to go up against GS.

    We can harp on his old days of missteps in the past, but has a lot of tools we need at Center if he sticks to his role. Rebound, protect the paint, and be a target inside.
     

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