Originally Posted by plowking
He reminds me of a more polished JJ Hickson.
It was just bizarre that Sacremento drafted him in the first place if they had every intention of playing Thompson ahead of him. How stupid are you drafting a big man if you don't want him? His trade value has dropped dramatically where as I'm sure they could have got something decent for the pick around draft time.
It was still a better pick than the Jimmer one a few years ago, but yeah the mistake came in not trading him but drafting him in the first place. Barnes or Lillard was the way to go, we needed a proper PG or a good SF but you know.....