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Old 06-23-2011, 10:41 PM   #126 (permalink)
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the cavs were supposedly really high on this kid. they probably backed out because of the question marks regarding his eligibility and contract (buyout), and that is one team that does not have the luxury of waiting a year (or 2) for a player to come across the pond. they need to make an impact right away.
when they passed on him and grabbed Tristan, BC probably couldnt believe it and jumped to grab him.
i have a feeling JV was number one on BC's list, with Knight being second... and when JV became available, BC was all over him.

i must admit i was upset initially, but i like what im hearing and seeing.... if we are going the Defensive route, this kid may be exactly what we need.
its just a little tough for some raps fans to swallow, seeing how our first euro pick is panning out. hopefully this time will be different.
i think it will be.
It's too bad Aleksandar Radojević just couldn't get healthy.

That's who you're talking about, right?
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