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Old 07-04-2011, 09:12 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I totally agree with LX on this one. The players are pretty much into the NCAA tourney and probably have first hand knowledge of the college athletes, but throw a euro player in the mix, and they have no clue who the kid is. Which is why as soon as they hear about the team drafting a euro, they automatically think of another 'bargnani' type of player.
Just like a lot of the fans... At first, 9 out of 10 fans were up in arms thinking Jonas was a Bargnani clone - tall, skinny, euro - it wasn't until after we did our research and saw videos of the kid that we started seeing differently and were happy with the pick. It's only a ignorant first impression... The players will change their tune when they learn about him and see what kind of player he is.
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