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Old 10-12-2009, 10:29 PM   #7
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Default Re: nice little article on Foster

Originally Posted by InspiredLebowski
Jeff's days are sadly numbered. He's really begun to show his age and the effects of the continuous back troubles. I don't want him moved, but his deal will be quite valuable when it reaches it's last year. When rumors have floated about him being moved he's always been professional and realistic about it, understands it's a business and if it helped the franchise he'd understand.

We just drafted his replacement in Hansbrough in terms of setting an example and bringing it every night whether it's a frigid January night a dozen games out or Game 7 in mid-June. I think once he hangs it up he'll remain involved with the franchise, broadcaster, assistant (I think he'd make a great one), front office, something.

He will def. be a good mentor to Tyler, Hibbert and the other bigs. I think they can learn a lot about how to handle yourself as a basketball player and how to understand the game as a business. Good thing though, his replacement in Tyler is a good one bc he has a good head on his shoulders. He was a workhorse in UNC, I expect him to get the most out of his ability in INdy
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