Willie Reed


prodigy

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I thought you were going to say he died or something. That would have been the only reason for this thread
 

infection

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Who is it? Bradley appears to be gone. Davis ain't it. Morgan is smallish and we probably won't have the money for Favs.
Bradley. We've invested three years thus far. Last year he had Davis initially in front of him. The most important thing for this franchise is to vindicate our development program and DL's ability to find guys who are 'decent.'
 

kabenac

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It's a shame Willie Reed hasn't signed with an NBA team. I think he can contribute - good defender and rebounder, nasty, team player. I hope he got paid well by his current team because he deserves it.
 

homeytennis

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It's a shame Willie Reed hasn't signed with an NBA team. I think he can contribute - good defender and rebounder, nasty, team player. I hope he got paid well by his current team because he deserves it.
I think you are seeing some GLeague guys and even some current draft eligible college guys head overseas because of the uncertainty of the GLeague right now. I noticed Jeremy Lin wants to head back to the NBA after playing last year in China. He was really good at the pick and roll at one time. I wonder if DL might be interested.
 

kabenac

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I think you are seeing some GLeague guys and even some current draft eligible college guys head overseas because of the uncertainty of the GLeague right now. I noticed Jeremy Lin wants to head back to the NBA after playing last year in China. He was really good at the pick and roll at one time. I wonder if DL might be interested.
I remember Lin being average on defense when he was a rotation player. I assume he's going to/already has been declining. on defense. We need a defensive specialist who can guard PGs, even if the guy comes off the bench.
 
It's a shame Willie Reed hasn't signed with an NBA team. I think he can contribute - good defender and rebounder, nasty, team player. I hope he got paid well by his current team because he deserves it.
Wow this is completely wrong. I been told guys who normally do go overseas would rather stay here and take a pay cut just so they are in country incase another coronavirus lockdown was to happen this winter. No American wants to be stuck overseas during a corona lockdown. So guys who make high numbers over there are willing to take pay cut just to stay in the states.

Sorry i quoted wrong person. Wanted to be Homey quote about gleague guys going overseas
 

infection

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Honest question. When has Bradley shown he can play at this level and what did he do to make you think the can contribute. Also were you drinking during that one game?
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Honestly if we were a team trying to get the 8 seed Bradley would be fine as a backup for now. I would rather invest time in something more interesting. He does a couple things that are slightly valuable but teams go at him when he is in the game. Occasionally he is okay at defending the rim... sometimes he fouls the whole time but he does some okay things.

The deeper you go in the playoffs the more a guy like him can't play. I'm worried we don't find a good value at center and talk ourselves back into TB during the season... and by ourselves I mean Jazz management. We then go into the playoffs with a center who won't anchor a good enough defense and can't shoot so doesn't provide anything to add to the flexibility of how we play... will give us either an empty 8 minutes or bad 8 minutes.

But per36M he will average 15/15 so ya gotta invest in a young guy like that.
 

infection

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The deeper you go in the playoffs the more a guy like him can't play.
How do we know? We haven't gone deep. Seems a little foolish to give up our three years of development based on him not being able to play deep in the playoffs, when we have yet to see him play deep into the playoffs. What if he blows up in the playoffs and that's where he really excels, and we want to toss that aside because we're not willing to wait.
 

homeytennis

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Willie was pro exposure's player of the day yesterday. In an Euroleague game he had 22 points 8 boards in 27 minutes in a six point win.
 

Joncolton

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He LOOKS good. I know highlight reels can be super misleading that being said, watching this one - I see a lot of stuff going on that I'm not sure Tony Bradley will ever be able to do physically. Also mentally (just based off this clip) he seems like more of a GET AFTER it and insert your will kind of player. I would love having him as a 3rd center, but I'd really like Gobert's backup to be someone who could throw a different look at opposing defenses - someone who can hit the 3, knock down their FTs and still set hard screens. Aron Baynes is at the top of my wishlist.

 

homeytennis

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I noticed our old pal Ante Tomic was Pro Exposure's player of the day yesterday for getting 22 points 8 boards in a game. Former Jazzman Erick Green had 14 points for the other team. The article said Tomic is 33 years old.
 
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