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    Sayonara Buddy...Looks like he wants out, Philly deal

    I'd do the trade as long as the pick was lottery protected in 2021 and would revert to top 3 protected in 2022 to unprotected in 2023. Otherwise, no!
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    Following 2021 Prospects:

    As you pointed out, it was Coppin St., but you have to give him props for what he did. This is that part of the college season when many of the top teams play mid-level conference teams, and end up looking like world beaters. So I pay more attention to the Arizona St/Villanova type games where...
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    Forecasting Bagley

    I think we can safely say that if your looking just at stats, Towns is a star in the league. He certainly fills out the stat sheet. So then I assume that the reason for the critical eye is because his team doesn't win. So with that in mind, would you say that Cousins is a comparable comp when he...
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    Following 2021 Prospects:

    I was extremely impressed with Suggs. He has an explosive first step and the strength to spit defenders. Great athlete who can score from anywhere on the court. He makes hard passes look easy, and if he's the best player available when we draft, you take him and figure it out later. I agree on...
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    Following 2021 Prospects:

    Well a lot of kids choose the wrong schools for different reasons. Why did Cunningham choose Oklahoma St? It's not know as an NBA producing machine. But I believe his father went there, and so he keeps up the family tradition. Would have loved him at Kentucky or Villanova, or I can think of...
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    Following 2021 Prospects:

    I think you mean't Scottie Barnes of Florida St. I also like Scottie Lewis of Florida. Love the name Scottie! Obviously the team to beat this year if Gonzaga, who made both teams they played look like highschool teams competing against an NBA team. Suggs is the real deal. He blew me away and I...
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    Baja Den's final, and only 2020 2nd round mock draft:

    Your quite welcome. I'm busy working on next years draft. Sort of, I'm creating my cheat sheets for the beginning of college BB. Very time consuming, but it saves time later.
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    Rate the draft!

    If I had to pick out a player that I thought was a sure fire star it would be Obi Toppin. Because of his talent, of course, but also because of his personality. If you were to watch one of his games and no nothing about him, you would come away talking about him. He has a flair about everything...
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    Rate the draft!

    The only part of your analysis I would disagree with on Ramsey, and that's based on the games I saw, which wasn't as many as a player like Haliburton etc. is on his shot selection. In the games I watched I was impressed with his shot selection. But then, I didn't see every game he played. But...
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    Welcome Robert Woodard

    I see Woodard as a 3 & D player, who could eventually work his way into a starting role. Very good athlete and smart. Good on the ball as well as team defender. He was one of my targets in the 2nd rd, and I thought it was possible some team might take him at the bottom of the first round. My...
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    Welcome Jahmi’us Ramsey

    Ramsey had a lot of upside. He played for Texas Tech, which is one of those schools, like Virginia, Iowa St., Florida St., Villanova, and Kentucky, that if you don't play good defense, you don't play. He's an elite athlete with an explosive first step. He shot over 40% from the three, and was a...
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    Welcome Tyrese Haliburton

    I think everyone should know that in that game when he broke his wrist, he continued to play with that broken wrist for another 3 to 5 minutes before being pulled from the game. This kid is a gamer. Don't let that thin body fool you, he's tough as doornails, and yet, one of the nicest people...
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    Welcome Tyrese Haliburton

    The last thing I want to do is raise the expectations on this kid so high that automatic disappointment is built in. Like any rookie he'll need some time to adjust to the speed and physicality of the NBA, but I do think he'll adjust quicker than most. He's one of the smartest players I've seen...
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    2020 NBA Draft Thread (Twitter spoilers friendly)

    I think it's likely because of his medical history. I'd certainly try to sign him to a two way if possible. He's too talented to not play in the NBA.
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    Welcome Robert Woodard

    Woodard was one of the players I had targeted in the 2nd rd. Good shooter who shot right at 43% from the three, and almost 50% overall. Excellent defender with a huge wingspan which allows him to play taller than his 6'7" height. Very strong and physical player who can play the PF position as...