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Old 10-31-2006, 01:06 AM   #1
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im not a bucks fan, but as a Maryland basketball fan i will be watching blake and mccray. I think McCray will become a solid player in this league. He's long and athletic. A competitve player who plays with passion and comes up big when you need him the most. He's a great preimiter defender, look at reddicks stats when Mccray guarded him in the 04-05 season;7-21 8 TO in the game at duke, and played against great competion in the ACC nightly. He can shoot free throws with the best of them, over 90% his last 2 years at maryland, and has an improving outside jumper. He played alot of point last year and played it effectivly. I might be a little biased b/c he played at maryland but just watch.
I think Steve blake is a better option at point than Mo williams, he has Nash potential, and is proven winner , national championship. He worked Hinrich at the final four and draft workouts. Nothing good comes from a score first PG, especially when you got Redd, Simmons and Villenueva as other scoring options. Plus Williams will give you spark off the bench.

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Old 10-31-2006, 06:38 AM   #2
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I don't know anything about McCray yet. I figured he would get cut, so I never bothered to learn who he is - now that he's on the 15 man roster I'll start paying attention. If he's a good defender, then I'm happy to have him on the squad, even if it's just for practices.

I strongly disagree with Blake having Nash potential though. Blake is 26 years old and was only putting up 8 and 4 on the worst team in the league. Nash was a late bloomer, but what has Blake shown that suggests he will be too? If he were from another college, would you think he had Nash potential? I didn't follow him much before he got traded here, but he hasn't looked good in the pre-season. I sure hope I'm wrong though once the season starts.

I hope you stick around and let us know more about these guys - especially McCray, who I haven't even seen yet.
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the knock on mccray at maryland in his senior season was he was to unselfish and he still led the team in scoring. He did lose his eligibilty b/c of poor grades and only had half a senior year.
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