Kyle Kuzma Discussion: Wizard

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  1. Savory Griddles

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    I'm waiting for the other shoe to drop now with Beal. He had to have asked out. I can't imagine he wants to sit around with Kuz and KCP finishing in the play-in round for the prime of his career.
     
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    well he sure made it tough on his team to move him if he did. gs was sitting there with two lotto picks that they've now already made.
     
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    was mgmt is trying to build around Beal,if they get Dinwiddie they could be decent
     
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    He was a much improved player in the last 2 seasons, only those who care mainly for scoring would say otherwise. His defense, passing, rebounding, and cutting off ball all improved. I only bring up his rookie or first couple years to say that he was never THAT good of a scorer/shooter, or as bad as he was say this last season at scoring. It was somewhere in the middle if you look at his 4 year averages.
     
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    I still think Kuz ends up in Sactown.
     
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    if he does i prefer barnes in return over hield
     
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    I always liked Kuz. He made strides to improve his overall defense the past two years. Advice to Kuz: Get your a** off social media and work on your game night and day. Your brand ain’t worth a s*** if your on-court production doesn’t improve.
     
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    Is there any reason Sac prefers Kuzma over Barnes, or does he make less money with comparable game and younger?
     
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    Did Luke coach him one year?
     
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    Yes, and Kuz played well under Luke.
     
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    In the right situation, I think he will thrive. Playing with ball dominant superstars that limit ball movement and stifle what you are good at isn't a recipe for growth. Hope he goes somewhere to get the most out of his ability.

    Can't wait to see what he dresses like in his 50's. Good Luck Kuz!

    :Laugh:
     
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    He will be solid for Brooklyn.
     
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    Damn!

     
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    Damn is right. I have a Chevy Tahoe …. coulda been me. If they wanted a “classic” 23 year old one. :giggle:
     
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    back hand slap to Lebron?

     
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    Maybe, but my guess is no, he had a real fondness and beyond for Kobe and spent time with him on a personal level learning from him. Might just be his honest opinion? MJ who? :D
     
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    Kuzma will definitely score more in DC. How efficiently will be a question. It will be interesting if he continues his defensive gains and doing the little things or whether that falls by the wayside.
     
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    i think washington did nicely in the trade with us.

    they got two legit starters in kuz and kcp (though kcp will slot in as backup sg), a capable starting pg in dinwiddie, and a very good bench big in harrell.

    they don't really have a reliable starting center, and that's not great. but i think they might have improved their team via this trade, which rarely happens when you're giving up the biggest name.
     
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