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Re: 2018 NBA Draft Thread
« Reply #885 on: June 21, 2018, 11:22:15 PM »

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Brad Stevens on Robert Williams being available at No. 27: "Danny [Ainge] and Mike [Zarren] really started talking about him around 17 or 18, and he’s a really talented guy. ... Each pick, we were hoping more and more that he would be available at 27."


Re: 2018 NBA Draft Thread
« Reply #886 on: June 21, 2018, 11:22:52 PM »

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http://twitter.com/FredKatz/status/1009996576415199232

Lol Rozier really FaceTimed Ainge when we were on the clock to get the scoop on who we were picking to make a prediction on the B/R show 😂
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Re: 2018 NBA Draft Thread
« Reply #887 on: June 21, 2018, 11:23:33 PM »

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Is Bates-Diop still around? What the heck did he do?

As an OSU alum I have watched every game he has played. I cannot believe he has not been picked. Great person off the floor, has his degree...just can't believe this

As a Michigan fan I am programmed to hate all things OSU and I completely agree with this.  I really hope Ainge can buy a pick and take him quickly.

Re: 2018 NBA Draft Thread
« Reply #888 on: June 21, 2018, 11:23:51 PM »

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Buy a pick and draft Bates Diop. He is better than Semi and would be a great player off the bench.
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Re: 2018 NBA Draft Thread
« Reply #889 on: June 21, 2018, 11:29:13 PM »

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http://twitter.com/ESPNForsberg/status/1009992038689988608

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Re: 2018 NBA Draft Thread
« Reply #890 on: June 21, 2018, 11:29:14 PM »

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http://twitter.com/FredKatz/status/1009996576415199232

Lol Rozier really FaceTimed Ainge when we were on the clock to get the scoop on who we were picking to make a prediction on the B/R show 😂
the 76ers were on the clock

If they had a tv on, they could have changed strategy cuz of this

Re: 2018 NBA Draft Thread
« Reply #891 on: June 21, 2018, 11:29:14 PM »

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Is Bates-Diop still around? What the heck did he do?

As an OSU alum I have watched every game he has played. I cannot believe he has not been picked. Great person off the floor, has his degree...just can't believe this
I really like his game too, as a wing off the bench. Crazy town
Mock Trade Deadline LAL roster and picks:

G: Ball, Hart, Rondo, KCP, Bonga, Stephenson
F: James, Ingram, Kuzma, Beasley, Mykhailiuk
C: McGee, Zubac, Chandler, Wagner
Picks: https://basketball.realgm.com/nba/draft/future_drafts/team

Re: 2018 NBA Draft Thread
« Reply #892 on: June 21, 2018, 11:29:50 PM »

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Sixers out to take Bonga as a draft and stash.

Nice for them. But on the whole I'm fine with the moves the 76ers have made, doesn't scare me  ;).

Agree....and karma will be that female dog biting them in the ass for dumping a Mikal Bridges....plus I feared them more with Bridges. Dumb move.
The report before the draft was the Sixers traded #39 to the Lakers so I guess Bonga was who they wanted. 

I'm not sold on Smith but Bridges seemed like a low upside pick.  Covington seems like his ceiling and they already have Covington.

Re: 2018 NBA Draft Thread
« Reply #893 on: June 21, 2018, 11:36:51 PM »

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Bates-Diop finally picked.  Still hoping that Ainge bought him from cash-strapped Minny.

Re: 2018 NBA Draft Thread
« Reply #894 on: June 21, 2018, 11:37:31 PM »

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Speaking with front office people for three different teams, the reaction to the Celtics nabbing Robert Williams at 27 has been “Hell of a pick,” “Absolute steal,” and “****.”
This is all about money laundering.

Re: 2018 NBA Draft Thread
« Reply #895 on: June 21, 2018, 11:40:20 PM »

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Now I'm excited about Summer League.  Anybody heard what the Celtics plans are? 

Re: 2018 NBA Draft Thread
« Reply #896 on: June 21, 2018, 11:40:50 PM »

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any update on whether the C's are still pursuing a second round pick?

Re: 2018 NBA Draft Thread
« Reply #897 on: June 21, 2018, 11:41:11 PM »

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Bates-Diop finally picked.  Still hoping that Ainge bought him from cash-strapped Minny.
Me too. But Minnesota got a steal if they keep him. He will be a regular rotation player for them
“The rim is looking bigger and bigger every game.”

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Re: 2018 NBA Draft Thread
« Reply #898 on: June 21, 2018, 11:42:24 PM »

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Bates-Diop finally picked.  Still hoping that Ainge bought him from cash-strapped Minny.
Me too. But Minnesota got a steal if they keep him. He will be a regular rotation player for them
If Thibs ever plays him. His record with rookies isn't fantastic
Mock Trade Deadline LAL roster and picks:

G: Ball, Hart, Rondo, KCP, Bonga, Stephenson
F: James, Ingram, Kuzma, Beasley, Mykhailiuk
C: McGee, Zubac, Chandler, Wagner
Picks: https://basketball.realgm.com/nba/draft/future_drafts/team

Re: 2018 NBA Draft Thread
« Reply #899 on: June 21, 2018, 11:42:39 PM »

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Like the Tony Carr pick. He gave Ohio State absolute fits.
“The rim is looking bigger and bigger every game.”

 Paul Pierce

 

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