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Old 04-21-2011, 11:44 PM   #7
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Default Re: Tristan Thompson declares for the draft

Originally Posted by POTTER21
I was thinking that Ed Davis paired with the 3rd overall pick may be attractive enough for the 1st overall, maybe not though

Thompson though is a more filled out version of Ed Davis without the injury history and much more upside imo. He has potential to play the 3 if he works on his ball skills compared to Davis who is strictly a 4.

I wouldn't do that. Kanter (who'll probably go 3rd) could end up being very good and I'm not sure I'd want to give up Ed on top of him for Irving. A Davis-Kanter frontcourt is solid and they complement each other well.
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