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Old 05-21-2008, 05:25 AM   #31
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No way Indy takes Budinger with Augustin and Westbrook both still on the board. Last thing they need is another jumpshooting wing who doesn't play defense. I expect Love and Westbrook to be gone by 11, and then we take DJ Augustin.
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Old 05-21-2008, 05:28 AM   #32
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As long as Memphis don't pick yet another guard, then I will be happy. We need to address our weaknesses, not strengthen our strong areas.
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Old 05-21-2008, 07:54 AM   #33
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As long as Memphis don't pick yet another guard, then I will be happy. We need to address our weaknesses, not strengthen our strong areas.

DeAndre Jordan or Kevin Love are the choices for me. But Wallace will prove wrong and take Gallinari or anyone else.
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Old 05-21-2008, 01:02 PM   #34
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DeAndre Jordan or Kevin Love are the choices for me. But Wallace will prove wrong and take Gallinari or anyone else.

If Gay could play sg full time, drafting Gallinari wouldn't be bad at all to be honest.

Jordan isn't in Koufos' and Love's league.
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If Gay could play sg full time, drafting Gallinari wouldn't be bad at all to be honest.

Jordan isn't in Koufos' and Love's league.

I hardly see Gay playing SG, in fact I've never seen him play there with Memphis. The best player available at #5 will be probably Gallinari (for me he is above Mayo), but the Grizzlies are too weak in the front court to draft another SF (unless they are able to trade him for a big).

Jordan seems to be pretty raw, but he will have a couple of years to develop in Memphis before he is really necessary as a contributor. You never know if he will end up being Dwight Howard or Stromile Swift, but that's always a risk.
Love is a good option, sure. I don't consider Koufos an option because he reminds me of Gasol and it will be painful to see Memphis drafting someone like him after that ridiculous trade.
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Old 05-21-2008, 02:07 PM   #36
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I hardly see Gay playing SG, in fact I've never seen him play there with Memphis. The best player available at #5 will be probably Gallinari (for me he is above Mayo), but the Grizzlies are too weak in the front court to draft another SF (unless they are able to trade him for a big).

Jordan seems to be pretty raw, but he will have a couple of years to develop in Memphis before he is really necessary as a contributor. You never know if he will end up being Dwight Howard or Stromile Swift, but that's always a risk.
Love is a good option, sure. I don't consider Koufos an option because he reminds me of Gasol and it will be painful to see Memphis drafting someone like him after that ridiculous trade.

They're both highly skilled big men, but I don't think they are the same player at all. Kofous will be much bigger and is more athletic. Koufos can play closer to the rim as well with some tutoring. He actually has more range than Gasol as well.
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They're both highly skilled big men, but I don't think they are the same player at all. Kofous will be much bigger and is more athletic. Koufos can play closer to the rim as well with some tutoring. He actually has more range than Gasol as well.

I don't really see that big difference, except for the athleticism. His offensive movements are quite similar to Gasol's, at least in FIBA competition, which is where I've seen more the greek guy. His range is not much more longer now, but I agree he is young and has the shot to improve. Same for his game closer to the rim, but I don't know how good he will be against much stronger centers in the NBA compared to the kids he has been playing up to now.
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