NBA Draft 2021 Discussion

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  1. LaVarBallsDad

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    I haven't seen any, bro. And if I did I would give you some specific names. Just don't have any at the moment.

    I've been rummaging through twitter and LG draft forum, and I have just seen guards and wings listed with where we are picking at....
     
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    I think the chances of the pick getting traded are very high.
     
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    Don't really want to, but I don't see anybody that sticks out.

    There is always a possibility somebody falls...but yeah, this could be a sweetner in a bigger deal this summer.
     
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    Right. I don’t rule out someone falling in our laps especially since we are great at finding talent. I just ultimately think we will need the pick to make any real moves.
     
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    yeah, i think if we make this pick it's because plans a-c failed. i still hope the scouts are taking it seriously, though. we've killed it with late 1sts and beyond.
     
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    Juzang looks like his game will translate better to the NBA. Offensively reminds me of Booker. Feathery quick release with good elevation. Near perfect shooting mechanics. His turnaround J is money. Great handles. Very confident attitude. The question is his defense, but his footwork improved by leaps and bounds under Cronin’s tutelage. If he stays in the draft, he might just have too much upside to pass up.
     
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    I watched him all season. His defense is not good. He is an extremely streaky shooter. I would not take him at #22. He should come back and work on his game more. He got hot in tournament, that seems to be most or only what folks saw of him. He can be a ball hog at times.
     
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    My (minimal pipe) target



    Best shooter in the draft. Shot 44% last year from 3. Need him to slip. CBS has him in our range. ESPN has him early teens. B/R has him at 14.
     
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    remember when we drafted anthony brown? we've had terrible luck with specialists, both draft and FA. just find another kuz/hart type. i think there's a villanova guy projected late first, and basically all those dudes end up good pros.
     
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    I’m gonna guess someone from UCLA struggled in an NBA combine game.
     
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    We're sending this pick out attached to Kuz. I would be shocked if we kept it.

    Does THT, 22 and Kuzma get us Myles Turner? He's my dream offseason acquisition. If our starting 5 next season is Turner/AD/Lebron/KCP/Caruso...we will be the favorites to come out of the West.
     
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    Sorry. 3-10 shooting. Missed all of his 3 point shots. He had 3 turnovers and looked overmatched against the competition. On defense he was blown by a few times. He did not show the athleticism or strength to create shots for himself.
     
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    Juzang He had another rough second day as well according to reports. He shot 2-11 and looked out of sorts. He seemed rushed and hurried. On defense he fell asleep a few times allowing back door cuts by Quintin Grimes. He looked overmatched physically and athletically in the combine scrimmages.
     
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    Winner winner taco dinner!
     
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    Turner would be my #1 target right now too, but I think that’s too much to give up.
     
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    As much as I love THT, I’d do this trade in a heartbeat.
     
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    i wonder if indy ends up keeping everyone and seeing if having an actual coach solves their problems.
     
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