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Old 06-28-2014, 12:46 AM   #361 (permalink)
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And your point is?
They come to mind because I am half Spanish and Lithuanian and Latvian and grew up in Israel so I know a thing or two about Euro basket.
The point was you stated Brazil was not a basketball power whatsoever which is not the case. I'm sure you know a thing or two about Euro ball but last I checked, Brazil is not in Europe.

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Old 06-28-2014, 12:50 AM   #362 (permalink)
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i was so excited when JV was about to play in summer league, and the second time too, he absolutely DOMINATED the second time
yeah JV last year was awesome, but tbh, this kid entices me a lot more (only cause of his crazy physical gifts). he will likely be the youngest player at the SL at only 8, so it will be great to see how he goes up against other rookies.

first game raps up against randle and the lakers. i want to see him try to guard randle who is much more stronger to see how he holds up.
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Old 06-28-2014, 12:53 AM   #363 (permalink)
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yeah JV last year was awesome, but tbh, this kid entices me a lot more (only cause of his crazy physical gifts). he will likely be the youngest player at the SL at only 8, so it will be great to see how he goes up against other rookies.

first game raps up against randle and the lakers. i want to see him try to guard randle who is much more stronger to see how he holds up.
Holy crap, I wanna see that too!!!

Edit: just teasing
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Old 06-28-2014, 12:58 AM   #364 (permalink)
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And your point is?
They come to mind because I am half Spanish, Lithuanian and Latvian and grew up in Israel so I believe I know a thing or two about Euro basket as my family was into it ever since.
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He also averaged 8.0 points while shooting .714 from the field and .667 from 3-point range in three Liga Americas games.
Bruno Caboclo - Small Forward - Prospect Analysis - NBA.com

That sounds pretty decent, against adults I assume. I think Liga= fiba, atleast that's what I get searching it. That's something very positive looking forward. I still haven't voted good or bad, but I'm leaning towards good atm. If he's a SF who can defend and shoot, and that's all, it'd be a very good pick at pick 20.
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Old 06-28-2014, 12:59 AM   #365 (permalink)
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The point was you stated Brazil was not a basketball power whatsoever which is not the case. I'm sure you know a thing or two about Euro ball but last I checked, Brazil is not in Europe.
And I still believe that european basketball and the NCAA is a better indication to assess players in general than the Brazilian league. This is not to say the pick is horrible, I just don't like the facts and the background of this thus far. I sure hope I am wrong he will become the Brazilian KD, but for now, I still feel it was a reach and we could have done differently.
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Old 06-28-2014, 01:03 AM   #366 (permalink)
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And I still believe that european basketball and and the NCAA is a better indication to assess players in general. This is not to say the pick is horrible, I just don't like the facts and the background of this thus far. I sure hope I am wrong he will become the Brazilian KD, but for now, I still feel it was a reach and we could have done differently.
That's fair but I have to agree with others, since we don't really know, how do we predict such negativity? And honestly, I think that the KD comparison started with his physical structure in mind.

I'm excited to see what he's going to bring in SL.
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Old 06-28-2014, 01:44 AM   #367 (permalink)
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says who?

And I do not think they rolled the dice so to speak, I thinkit was a stretch to take him at 20.
He wasn't gonna get past 23 to Utah.
He wasn't gonna get past 23 to Utah.
He wasn't gonna get past 23 to Utah.
He wasn't gonna get past 23 to Utah.
why is it a stretch? The 3 spots are overwhelming.
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Old 06-28-2014, 01:44 AM   #368 (permalink)
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Holy crap, I wanna see that too!!!

Edit: just teasing
haha didnt even see that. that would be a sight to behold, a "6 8" 8 year old

also, exum played in a lower tier league. he was just crazy hyped so he got noticed.

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I don't know who mentioned Prince, but LOL at him being productive. He's been FINITO.
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And your point is?
They come to mind because I am half Spanish, Lithuanian and Latvian and grew up in Israel so I believe I know a thing or two about Euro basket as my family was into it ever since.
no wonder they call you a man and a half
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Raw, skinny, physically gifted, tenacious effort on D, ability to shoot, mobile.
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Old 06-28-2014, 03:26 AM   #373 (permalink)
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just be better then daye, ill be happy
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just be better then daye, ill be happy
Scary comparison. I hope Massai's signing in Daye is no indication whatsoever of this draft pick.
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Old 06-28-2014, 04:17 AM   #375 (permalink)
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this pick is already so f'd up

now hearing that leandro Barbosa tipped off masai

made me want scream why masai why
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Old 06-28-2014, 04:19 AM   #376 (permalink)
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Raw, skinny, physically gifted, tenacious effort on D, ability to shoot, mobile.
compared to other Brazilian players, must have been the most dominate 4 points in Brazilian league history

I'm still shocked, stunned, and it was the 20th pick which we shouldn't care about

if this was last year in a weak draft class I would have agreed on taking a chance, but this year there were several role players that can contribute in one of the deepest drafts I've in a long long time

sigh Raptors will always be the raptors,

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Old 06-28-2014, 04:25 AM   #377 (permalink)
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Scary comparison. I hope Massai's signing in Daye is no indication whatsoever of this draft pick.
Yeah, but some positive signs are this kid likes to work hard and improve. daye was a guy who was reluctant to add muscle and that's what killed his NBA chance. Also this kid looks more athletic compared to daye

Edit: also I personally believe daye was signed as the driver for the tank, nothing more

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Old 06-28-2014, 04:49 AM   #378 (permalink)
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I know I've been killing this pick but I do have to say I love the deandre daniels pick

I would've preferred hood if I was making the selection, he is nba ready

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Old 06-28-2014, 06:16 AM   #379 (permalink)
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this pick is already so f'd up

now hearing that leandro Barbosa tipped off masai

made me want scream why masai why
Barbosa didn't tip off Masai. He tipped off PHX.

Masai already knew of Bruno from Basketball without Borders.
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Old 06-28-2014, 06:53 AM   #380 (permalink)
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we'll see this guy in sl, very few rooks can gaurd starter 3s right away...if he does well against the other newbies then maybe he will be alright sooner than later

DC was big on him in the presser
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