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Old 06-21-2015, 12:52 PM   #1
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I'm going to be a fan of whatever team he goes to. Ive been a UK fan a long time, and have seen a lot of great players wear Kentucky blue, but he is my favorite.

He's versatile. His athletic. Long, quick, plays with heart. He's unselfish, he'll never demand the ball. He's an anchor on the defensive end. He'll set screens, bang for rebounds, dive for loose balls.

More importantly, he's a down to earth kinda guy. He's a great teammate. He puts in the work, he'll never complain, and when he's on the bench, he'll be the biggest cheerleader.

I think he'll have a long career, simply because guys who are willing to do the little things make great teammates.

Someone is going to get a game changer. His impact may not show up in the box score every night, but he'll make a difference every time he steps on the court.

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Old 06-21-2015, 12:56 PM   #2
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sounds like the perfect scapegoat in a future Lebron team
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Old 06-21-2015, 12:56 PM   #3
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So many talented big men in this draft. Not only talented, but a diverse mix of talents, and they're all pretty likeable. It looks like 5-7 started quality bigs in the lottery this season

I'm excited to see WCS. He could be a really unique player. I'm imagining a bigger, stronger Noah on D.
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Old 06-21-2015, 02:53 PM   #4
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I am definitely a WCS stan. He will win multiple DPOY awards.
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Old 06-21-2015, 04:00 PM   #5
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Im not sold on him yet. He moves well be he was a bit like early ibaka in college where he still was weak when someone put a body on him. Plus he has no offence. He could be great but i see just as many weaknesses as all the other big men not named towns or okafor.
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Old 06-21-2015, 04:01 PM   #6
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Are you sure?

What if the Kings draft him?

Then you'll be Kings fan?

That's dedication man.
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Old 06-21-2015, 04:05 PM   #7
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Watch the Kings make the playoffs next season you buffoon.
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Old 06-21-2015, 04:09 PM   #8
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Are you sure?

What if the Kings draft him?

Then you'll be Kings fan?

That's dedication man.

Kings already have Cousins, another former UK star.

I think I could handle cheering for a 1-2 UK combo down low.

In fact I hope they draft him.
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Old 06-21-2015, 04:13 PM   #9
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Kings already have Cousins, another former UK star.

I think I could handle cheering for a 1-2 UK combo down low.

In fact I hope they draft him.
George Karl will get us to the playoffs within the next 3 years
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Old 06-21-2015, 09:09 PM   #10
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More athletic combination of Noah / Chandler, plays with the same attitude and dedication to defense. Think he can grow into being a good above the rim pick and roll finisher like Chandler, and think he will be as active and intense as Noah on D... With the ability to guard all 5 positions due to his quickness / speed. I think he could play either the C or PF, but would need a frontcourt partner who is dangerous on O to make up for his lack of O.

WCS / Cousins
WCS / Vuvecic
WCS / Jefferson
WCS / Bosh

Would all be good landing spots for him,
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Old 06-21-2015, 10:10 PM   #11
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He really is the perfect defensive big for today's NBA, able to switch on everything but still anchor a defense.

He doesn't have the playmaking ability on offense that Noah does, but he'll have a similar defensive impact and he's a better shot blocker.
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Old 06-21-2015, 10:16 PM   #12
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He really is the perfect defensive big for today's NBA, able to switch on everything but still anchor a defense.

He doesn't have the playmaking ability on offense that Noah does, but he'll have a similar defensive impact and he's a better shot blocker.
Did you watch the series against the Cavs? Noah is terrible on offense and was exposed.

He puts up duds every playoff, you can't depend on him on that end. At worst, WCS will be able to get more putback dunks than Noah as he has more athleticism (most likely due to Noah's injury problems over the years). And I used to be a big fan of Noah.
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Old 06-21-2015, 10:18 PM   #13
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Did you watch the series against the Cavs? Noah is terrible on offense and was exposed.

He puts up duds every playoff, you can't depend on him on that end. At worst, WCS will be able to get more putback dunks than Noah as he has more athleticism (most likely due to Noah's injury problems over the years). And I used to be a big fan of Noah.

I'm chalking this year up to injury for him, but I just meant that he's a good playmaker from the high post, dude averages like 5 apg. He's never been a good scorer, though I doubt WCS will ever average much more than 11 or 12ppg in the NBA.
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Old 06-21-2015, 10:29 PM   #14
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I've got the Knicks taking Justice Winslow.

Orlando taking Kristaps Porzingis

Then Sacramento falling into Emmanuel Mudiay

And finally Denver drafting Willie Cauley-Stein for the center they've been wanting since the McGee trade.
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Old 06-21-2015, 10:41 PM   #15
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I think it would be quite a surprise if Orl, Sac and Den all pass on WCS. Surely one of those teams will bite?
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