Page 83 of 1191 FirstFirst ... 33738182838485931331835831083 ... LastLast
Results 1,231 to 1,245 of 17860

Thread: Following potential 2013 draftees

  1. #1231
    In pursuit of #9 Dr. Jones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    55,841
    Mentioned
    8 Post(s)
    Total Rep Points
    87155
    Rep Adjustment Power
    100
    Quote Originally Posted by Catchall View Post
    Check out this vintage footage of Latrell Sprewell (6'5" 190 lbs) and see if you think Goodwin can do this stuff.....

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbwU18phgsc
    Well, Archie is a freshman in college with only 5 games on his resume and we're comparing him to an NBA guy ... but here's what I would say..

    Archie is more explosive (first step) and has a quicker release. I have stressed this point, but dude is lightning fast. The vid shows Sprewell knocking down a bunch of perimeter shots .. Archie drilling them so far but his history in HS suggests his %'s will come down. Archie is only 5 of 7 from 3 so far this year, so obviously too small of a sample size to have any opinion. However, he's hitting VERY tough shots, shots that I think have no prayer, but he's hitting them time after time.

    Wanting to see another 5 games, but I suspect he's going to keep it up and keep getting better. Calipari is pushing him harder and spending more time with him than anyone else on the team.
    ^Created Content^



    Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory.

  2. #1232
    In pursuit of #9 Dr. Jones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    55,841
    Mentioned
    8 Post(s)
    Total Rep Points
    87155
    Rep Adjustment Power
    100
    Here are some highlights from one of UK's games this year. Archie is #10.

    ^Created Content^



    Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory.


  3. #1233
    In pursuit of #9 Dr. Jones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    55,841
    Mentioned
    8 Post(s)
    Total Rep Points
    87155
    Rep Adjustment Power
    100
    Another game. Archie 10.

    ^Created Content^



    Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory.

  4. #1234
    In pursuit of #9 Dr. Jones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    55,841
    Mentioned
    8 Post(s)
    Total Rep Points
    87155
    Rep Adjustment Power
    100
    Stop talking ****.

    ^Created Content^



    Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory.

  5. #1235
    Senior Member UGLI baby's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    гег
    Posts
    32,588
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Total Rep Points
    51179
    Rep Adjustment Power
    100
    Quote Originally Posted by PKM View Post
    Stop talking ****.

    hahaha

    Thats basically what I did to Orangello this week in the BF league after he got a little too excited about my boy Kyrie Irving going down.
    #BringBackUGLI

  6. #1236
    Senior Member orangello's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Draft BPA
    Posts
    14,596
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Total Rep Points
    17959
    Rep Adjustment Power
    79
    Quote Originally Posted by PKM View Post
    Stop talking ****.

    I deserved this.
    Cy is a Baker, he doesn't work fast food. Don't make that mistake, he doesn't like it.

  7. #1237
    Senior Member orangello's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Draft BPA
    Posts
    14,596
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Total Rep Points
    17959
    Rep Adjustment Power
    79
    Quote Originally Posted by UGLI baby View Post
    hahaha

    Thats basically what I did to Orangello this week in the BF league after he got a little too excited about my boy Kyrie Irving going down.
    And this.
    Cy is a Baker, he doesn't work fast food. Don't make that mistake, he doesn't like it.

  8. #1238
    Banned
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Tabor Heights
    Posts
    12,425
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Total Rep Points
    4891
    Rep Adjustment Power
    0
    Can Noels and Poythress please be nicknamed Kid N Play? Badass. Also, I don't see the elite athleticism in Goodwin of which you speak and that Westbrook and Wade have. Just don't see it. Just my dumb opinion though.

  9. #1239
    In pursuit of #9 Dr. Jones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    55,841
    Mentioned
    8 Post(s)
    Total Rep Points
    87155
    Rep Adjustment Power
    100
    Quote Originally Posted by Wes Mantooth View Post
    Can Noels and Poythress please be nicknamed Kid N Play? Badass. Also, I don't see the elite athleticism in Goodwin of which you speak and that Westbrook and Wade have. Just don't see it. Just my dumb opinion though.
    Opinions can obviously vary. He's almost identical to Wall as a freshman. His size, speed, athleticism, and craftiness going to the rim. He's just more slanted to scoring and Wall was more slanted to passing.. Otherwise their games are eerily similar.
    ^Created Content^



    Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory.

  10. #1240
    Banned
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Tabor Heights
    Posts
    12,425
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Total Rep Points
    4891
    Rep Adjustment Power
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by PKM View Post
    Opinions can obviously vary. He's almost identical to Wall as a freshman. His size, speed, athleticism, and craftiness going to the rim. He's just more slanted to scoring and Wall was more slanted to passing.. Otherwise their games are eerily similar.
    I saw very, very few plays with Goodwin attacking the rim or dunking. Wall did that all the time.

  11. #1241
    In pursuit of #9 Dr. Jones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    55,841
    Mentioned
    8 Post(s)
    Total Rep Points
    87155
    Rep Adjustment Power
    100
    Quote Originally Posted by Wes Mantooth View Post
    I saw very, very few plays with Goodwin attacking the rim or dunking. Wall did that all the time.
    I guess you'd have to watch the games. The highlights spread it around too much. Archie had back-to-back 25+pt games where that's nearly all he did, at will.
    I'm not defending him, btw, but what I am saying is accurate.

    I have been saying Archie needs better decision-making, Poythress needs to play hard consistently, Noel needs strength, etc. Point is, I'm not just being a homer .. Archie just has the speed, craftiness, and nasty factor that is very rare in a freshman..
    ^Created Content^



    Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory.

  12. #1242
    Senior Member NAOS's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Jazz Forum
    Posts
    11,061
    Mentioned
    7 Post(s)
    Total Rep Points
    21024
    Rep Adjustment Power
    94
    I hope we draft Archie and then let him sit on the shelf for a couple of years behind Veterans X, Y and Z.
    [size/HUGE] RUDY [/size]
    anti-cakk bakking... from the outset. #cakks&pies
    3-wing lineups: NO COMMENT. Jazz need to make a trade: YES
    OFFSEASON ACQUISITION TARGET: KENT BAZEMORE (take 2)

  13. #1243
    Senior Member King Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    46,424
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Total Rep Points
    45117
    Rep Adjustment Power
    100
    Quote Originally Posted by PKM View Post
    I guess you'd have to watch the games. The highlights spread it around too much. Archie had back-to-back 25+pt games where that's nearly all he did, at will.
    I'm not defending him, btw, but what I am saying is accurate.

    I have been saying Archie needs better decision-making, Poythress needs to play hard consistently, Noel needs strength, etc. Point is, I'm not just being a homer .. Archie just has the speed, craftiness, and nasty factor that is very rare in a freshman..
    How are his handles? I thought Burks was suppose to be a good ball handler, but his handles seem really loose to me, kind of like Hayward's.
    Put some respeck on my name playboi.

  14. #1244
    In pursuit of #9 Dr. Jones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    55,841
    Mentioned
    8 Post(s)
    Total Rep Points
    87155
    Rep Adjustment Power
    100
    Quote Originally Posted by Cyrone Torbin View Post
    How are his handles? I thought Burks was suppose to be a good ball handler, but his handles seem really loose to me, kind of like Hayward's.
    Very good, imo. Very similar to Wall. He's not flashy with the ball but dribbles into traffic, takes contact, and finishes. He's turning it over very little considering he's new to running PG.
    ^Created Content^



    Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory.

  15. #1245
    Senior Member orangello's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Draft BPA
    Posts
    14,596
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Total Rep Points
    17959
    Rep Adjustment Power
    79
    Can I get a notification then next time we start a Q and A in this thread? I feel like I have missed out.
    Cy is a Baker, he doesn't work fast food. Don't make that mistake, he doesn't like it.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
About Us
We are a community of Utah JazzFanz that are passionate about our team. We celebrate the highs that come with last second heroics and (some of us) cry in defeat. Welcome to our community. Be respectful of others and join in to the conversation...
Join us