Draft Countdown Forums

Go Back   Draft Countdown Forums > The Locker Room > Off Topic

Off Topic Almost Anything Goes

View Poll Results: Is Channing Frye the most influential NBA PLAYER EVER?
Yes 623421 100.00%
No 0 0%
Voters: 623421. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-24-2010, 10:02 PM    (permalink
descendency
All-Pro
 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: NC State
Posts: 8,158
Reputation: 986277
descendency is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.descendency is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.descendency is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.descendency is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.descendency is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.descendency is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.descendency is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.descendency is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.descendency is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.descendency is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.descendency is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Rasheed Wallace was one of the best players on the nights he wanted to be.

Kind of sad to see him retire. He was one of the first players I really remember watching in college.
__________________
I was gone for 2 months doing things I can't talk about. It might happen again, but that's just the nature of what I do and who I am.
descendency is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2010, 10:24 PM    (permalink
Michigan
Who wants to sex Mutombo?
Pro Bowler
 
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 3,316
Reputation: 29558
Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

So um... the Blazers firing Kevin Pritchard has to be one of the stupidest front office moves in NBA history...
__________________
I'm a state.
Michigan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2010, 10:50 PM    (permalink
SeanTaylorRIP
Ghettosermon
Legend
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Pentagon City, VA
Posts: 22,876
Reputation: 520433
SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

They should fire Greg Oden instead.
__________________

Sig By:The Dynasty

2 7 Round Mocks: April 20
http://www.draftcountdown.com/forum/...50#post2577350
Full NBA Mock Draft: Updated May 18
http://www.draftcountdown.com/forum/...=1#post2602966
SeanTaylorRIP is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 12:14 AM    (permalink
YAYareaRB
All-NFLDC
 
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 11,244
Reputation: 496749
YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

I'll take Dev Ebanks.
__________________


YAYareaRB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 12:26 AM    (permalink
703SKINS202
Pro Bowler
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Virginia
Posts: 3,040
Reputation: 70982
703SKINS202 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.703SKINS202 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.703SKINS202 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.703SKINS202 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.703SKINS202 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.703SKINS202 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.703SKINS202 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.703SKINS202 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.703SKINS202 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.703SKINS202 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.703SKINS202 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by YAYareaRB View Post
I'll take Dev Ebanks.
Great value and a good fit.
__________________


Stedman Bailey 2012 Stat Tracker:
12 Games, 106 Rec, 1501 yards, 23 TD's

Steddy Ambition!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOnISzeG2Ao
703SKINS202 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 12:43 AM    (permalink
YAYareaRB
All-NFLDC
 
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 11,244
Reputation: 496749
YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 703SKINS202 View Post
Great value and a good fit.
hopefully. he seems like he could be a solid contributor off the bench
__________________


YAYareaRB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 12:55 AM    (permalink
fenikz
Pillow Hat Pal
Legend
 
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: ain't know one ***** with tiny hippo. ain't no one
Posts: 28,901
Reputation: 4300167
fenikz is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.fenikz is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.fenikz is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.fenikz is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.fenikz is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.fenikz is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.fenikz is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.fenikz is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.fenikz is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.fenikz is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.fenikz is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Lakers have a bench?
__________________

fenikz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 12:56 AM    (permalink
YAYareaRB
All-NFLDC
 
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 11,244
Reputation: 496749
YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.YAYareaRB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by fenikz View Post
Lakers have a bench?
well its more like a group of chairs with phil's throne at the end of it.
__________________


YAYareaRB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 01:37 AM    (permalink
MetSox17
Suck it Metsox
Legend
 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: God blessed Texas
Posts: 21,614
Reputation: 4458003
MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Michigan View Post
So um... the Blazers firing Kevin Pritchard has to be one of the stupidest front office moves in NBA history...
Funny you say that, because Kevin Pritchard taking Oden over Durant is probably one of the stupidest front office moves in NBA history.
__________________
MetSox17 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 01:42 AM    (permalink
ccB
All-NFLDC
 
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: I got 99 cookies because a ***** ate one
Posts: 11,965
Reputation: 552467
ccB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.ccB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.ccB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.ccB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.ccB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.ccB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.ccB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.ccB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.ccB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.ccB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.ccB is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MetSox17 View Post
Funny you say that, because Kevin Pritchard taking Oden over Durant is probably one of the stupidest front office moves in NBA history.
Uh not really, he was the consensus #1 player that year and filled a need for them more so than Durant, sure now in hind sight it is a poor move but more than half the leagues GM's would of made the same move.
__________________
ccB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 01:48 AM    (permalink
MetSox17
Suck it Metsox
Legend
 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: God blessed Texas
Posts: 21,614
Reputation: 4458003
MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Charm City Byrdgang View Post
Uh not really, he was the consensus #1 player that year and filled a need for them more so than Durant, sure now in hind sight it is a poor move but more than half the leagues GM's would of made the same move.
What? How in the world was he consensus #1? Pritchard came out in multiple interviews before the draft saying how they were torn between the two, and weren't gonna decide anything until late in the pre-draft process. The Clippers coming out and saying they're gonna take Blake Griffin the day they win the lottery is a consensus #1, Greg Oden was far from it.

Everyone knew he had injury issues, and Durant was about as big a lock to be an All-NBAer as anyone in the past two decades. Of course the non-stop injuries once he made it to the league make it look even worse, but it was a huge mistake now, and then.

And btw, the Blazers had needs everywhere, both those guys were playing positions of "need".
__________________
MetSox17 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 01:53 AM    (permalink
SickwithIt1010
All-Pro
 
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: In the Northwest
Posts: 9,097
Reputation: 1125449
SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Charm City Byrdgang View Post
Uh not really, he was the consensus #1 player that year and filled a need for them more so than Durant, sure now in hind sight it is a poor move but more than half the leagues GM's would of made the same move.
I agree, while there was obviously some thoughts going through the Blazers head of taking Durant I believe 90% of teams would have taken Oden.

Like you said, if you look at it now obviously it looks like a terrible move, but Oden had the makings of a all star center....he just has been very unlucky so far.
__________________



Quote:
Originally Posted by 49erNation85 View Post
I wouldn't be sir prized if he passed McCoy on the depth chart. I think he might have a better arm and accurate arm then him from the highlights I thought. He also got some wheels too help us prepare for QB's as Wilson , RG3 and other runners etc.
SickwithIt1010 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 01:56 AM    (permalink
MetSox17
Suck it Metsox
Legend
 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: God blessed Texas
Posts: 21,614
Reputation: 4458003
MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

How? Everyone was scared about his list of injuries, and now that he's constantly injured, people are surprised? The writing was on the wall. Oden doesn't have the desire to be a great player like Durant did then, and does now.
__________________
MetSox17 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 01:57 AM    (permalink
SickwithIt1010
All-Pro
 
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: In the Northwest
Posts: 9,097
Reputation: 1125449
SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MetSox17 View Post
How? Everyone was scared about his list of injuries, and now that he's constantly injured, people are surprised? The writing was on the wall. Oden doesn't have the desire to be a great player like Durant did then, and does now.
People looked past the injury concerns because of the potential he brought as the center prospect he couldve been....he was an elite center prospect.
__________________



Quote:
Originally Posted by 49erNation85 View Post
I wouldn't be sir prized if he passed McCoy on the depth chart. I think he might have a better arm and accurate arm then him from the highlights I thought. He also got some wheels too help us prepare for QB's as Wilson , RG3 and other runners etc.
SickwithIt1010 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 01:59 AM    (permalink
MetSox17
Suck it Metsox
Legend
 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: God blessed Texas
Posts: 21,614
Reputation: 4458003
MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Greg Oden was not an elite center prospect. He was a very good prospect, but no where near elite.

Mounting injury concerns + no offensive skill outside of dunking + no intangibles = /= elite prospect status.
__________________
MetSox17 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 02:05 AM    (permalink
SickwithIt1010
All-Pro
 
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: In the Northwest
Posts: 9,097
Reputation: 1125449
SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MetSox17 View Post
Greg Oden was not an elite center prospect. He was a very good prospect, but no where near elite.

Mounting injury concerns + no offensive skill outside of dunking + no intangibles = /= elite prospect status.
Well other than the injury concerns it sounds like Dwight Howard. Howard has no offensive skill outside of dunking either...lol
__________________



Quote:
Originally Posted by 49erNation85 View Post
I wouldn't be sir prized if he passed McCoy on the depth chart. I think he might have a better arm and accurate arm then him from the highlights I thought. He also got some wheels too help us prepare for QB's as Wilson , RG3 and other runners etc.
SickwithIt1010 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 02:10 AM    (permalink
MetSox17
Suck it Metsox
Legend
 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: God blessed Texas
Posts: 21,614
Reputation: 4458003
MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.MetSox17 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SickwithIt1010 View Post
Well other than the injury concerns it sounds like Dwight Howard. Howard has no offensive skill outside of dunking either...lol
Oden didn't have the athleticism that Dwight Howard did, and even then, Howard wasn't the consensus #1 prospect either. Okafor was in contention for a while as well, and had it not been for his constant back issues, i'm positive he would have been the pick.

Besides, Howard was pretty useless his first few years in the league, he needed a lot of coaching to get where he is now.
__________________
MetSox17 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 02:13 AM    (permalink
SickwithIt1010
All-Pro
 
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: In the Northwest
Posts: 9,097
Reputation: 1125449
SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SickwithIt1010 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MetSox17 View Post
Oden didn't have the athleticism that Dwight Howard did, and even then, Howard wasn't the consensus #1 prospect either. Okafor was in contention for a while as well, and had it not been for his constant back issues, i'm positive he would have been the pick.

Besides, Howard was pretty useless his first few years in the league, he needed a lot of coaching to get where he is now.
thats true i guess....


....idk, it just seems like Oden was the pick that many people would have made. Its just a big man dominated league that everyone drools at the idea of a center like that.
__________________



Quote:
Originally Posted by 49erNation85 View Post
I wouldn't be sir prized if he passed McCoy on the depth chart. I think he might have a better arm and accurate arm then him from the highlights I thought. He also got some wheels too help us prepare for QB's as Wilson , RG3 and other runners etc.
SickwithIt1010 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 06:29 AM    (permalink
scottyboy
Coolio Cat
Legend
 
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Stalking Brian Leonard and Raymell Rice
Posts: 24,480
Reputation: 4254137
scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.scottyboy is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

and others were scared off by Durant's frame and if he could take the NBA beating night in and night out. Taking Oden over Durant, as far as prospects go, wasn't surprising, nor a terrible mistake. I mean, I guess we can play the hindsight game, which is freaking pointless when talking drafts. To say that's one of the stupidest moves in history is a massive over exaggeration...or ignorance of nba history...
__________________
We ALL bleed scarlet
New York Giants Super Bowl 46 Champs
UNITED: I actually attend the college I root for
Quote:
Originally Posted by PalmerToCJ View Post
BTW, if it's 3rd and 97... I'm throwing a screen pass to Brian Leonard and he will convert.
scottyboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 06:52 AM    (permalink
BigDawg819
All-NFLDC
 
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: River of Deceit
Posts: 10,591
Reputation: 210630
BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MetSox17 View Post
What? How in the world was he consensus #1? Pritchard came out in multiple interviews before the draft saying how they were torn between the two, and weren't gonna decide anything until late in the pre-draft process. The Clippers coming out and saying they're gonna take Blake Griffin the day they win the lottery is a consensus #1, Greg Oden was far from it.

Everyone knew he had injury issues, and Durant was about as big a lock to be an All-NBAer as anyone in the past two decades. Of course the non-stop injuries once he made it to the league make it look even worse, but it was a huge mistake now, and then.

And btw, the Blazers had needs everywhere, both those guys were playing positions of "need".
So much to deal with .......... oy


Pritchard was doing what any good GM does and comes out saying he's torn to see if some team sold on either player will come and blow them away with a ridiculous offer for the #1 pick.

Its way to easy to look now and say Kevin Durant was the no brainer pick, but at the time Oden was the guy most, if not all, GM's would have selected.
__________________

Magical sig by OSUGiants

SSAEL....... its a new revolution!


Quote:
Originally Posted by Job View Post
On another note, Nicklas Backstrom is amazingly good.
Quote:
Meanwhile, in hockey the other night, the Washington Capitals' Eric Belanger gets hit with a stick, loses EIGHT teeth, has an instant root canal in the locker room, comes back out and PLAYS and never says boo.

So new rule, NBA: Unless you have a root canal at halftime, SHUT UP AND PLAY!
BigDawg819 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 07:54 AM    (permalink
senormysterioso
Pro Bowler
 
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 2,547
Reputation: 330949
senormysterioso is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.senormysterioso is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.senormysterioso is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.senormysterioso is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.senormysterioso is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.senormysterioso is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.senormysterioso is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.senormysterioso is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.senormysterioso is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.senormysterioso is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.senormysterioso is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

That's nothing but revisionist history, Oden was the next big thing since like 8th grade. The hype started for him as soon as LeBron hit the league. We were hearing about how great he was going to be on ESPN before Oden even made it to Ohio State. You can't fault the Blazers for taking Oden, because like everybody has been saying...every GM, save the few who already had elite centers would have taken him. It's a lot like when they took Bowie over Jordan because they had Drexler, except Oden was supposed to be an all-star too.
__________________

sig by BoneKrusher

PACKERS BADGERS BREWERS BUCKS
senormysterioso is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 08:16 AM    (permalink
Michigan
Who wants to sex Mutombo?
Pro Bowler
 
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 3,316
Reputation: 29558
Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.Michigan is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

I don't know how anyone can say Oden wasn't an elite center prospect. He had one of the best bodies of any prospect ever, was basically an immovable object in the defensive post, had elite shotblocking and rebounding instincts, and before his injuries was also a very above-average athlete. Oden was undoubtedly the right pick at the time, especially when you consider the premium on his position.

Also, Durant would not have developed into the player he is now under Nate McMillan. He would have been used in a Rashard Lewis type role since Roy and Aldridge were already entrenched as the #1 and #2 scoring options. You don't add an elite scorer over an elite defensive center when you already have two very good scoring options.
__________________
I'm a state.
Michigan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 08:26 AM    (permalink
BigDawg819
All-NFLDC
 
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: River of Deceit
Posts: 10,591
Reputation: 210630
BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.BigDawg819 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Michigan View Post
I don't know how anyone can say Oden wasn't an elite center prospect. He had one of the best bodies of any prospect ever, was basically an immovable object in the defensive post, had elite shotblocking and rebounding instincts, and before his injuries was also a very above-average athlete. Oden was undoubtedly the right pick at the time, especially when you consider the premium on his position.

Also, Durant would not have developed into the player he is now under Nate McMillan. He would have been used in a Rashard Lewis type role since Roy and Aldridge were already entrenched as the #1 and #2 scoring options. You don't add an elite scorer over an elite defensive center when you already have two very good scoring options.
Shhhhhhhh

Your logic destroys the irrational argument. Next time use the spoiler tag.
__________________

Magical sig by OSUGiants

SSAEL....... its a new revolution!


Quote:
Originally Posted by Job View Post
On another note, Nicklas Backstrom is amazingly good.
Quote:
Meanwhile, in hockey the other night, the Washington Capitals' Eric Belanger gets hit with a stick, loses EIGHT teeth, has an instant root canal in the locker room, comes back out and PLAYS and never says boo.

So new rule, NBA: Unless you have a root canal at halftime, SHUT UP AND PLAY!
BigDawg819 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 08:46 AM    (permalink
EvilNixon
Pro Bowler
 
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Memphis
Posts: 2,629
Reputation: 83064
EvilNixon is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.EvilNixon is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.EvilNixon is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.EvilNixon is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.EvilNixon is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.EvilNixon is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.EvilNixon is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.EvilNixon is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.EvilNixon is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.EvilNixon is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.EvilNixon is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

lmao @ Greg Oden not being an elite center prospect. He's probably the best Center prospect since Shaq and that includes Dwight Howard.
EvilNixon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2010, 09:40 AM    (permalink
SeanTaylorRIP
Ghettosermon
Legend
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Pentagon City, VA
Posts: 22,876
Reputation: 520433
SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.SeanTaylorRIP is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

I was the biggest Oden basher if you can remember back in those days, but to say he was #1 overall on every team's board is ridiculous. He had a man's body and some ok skills. I said he'd never be more than a 15+10 guy which is why he wasn't my #1 player, but of course you can't predict injuries. Durant was my #1 on my board but even I questioned if he had the foot speed to play SF, especially defensively. Durant in high school and college was more of a PF than anything so there were plenty of questions on him. Coming out of high school I saw Durant as a Chris Bosh type player. I never thought he would be that smooth on the perimeter.
__________________

Sig By:The Dynasty

2 7 Round Mocks: April 20
http://www.draftcountdown.com/forum/...50#post2577350
Full NBA Mock Draft: Updated May 18
http://www.draftcountdown.com/forum/...=1#post2602966
SeanTaylorRIP is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:43 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.