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LeBron James: Dud or Stud?

Old 12-26-02, 10:54 AM
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LeBron James: Dud or Stud?

Dud or Stud?
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Old 12-26-02, 01:06 PM
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Stud

I saw Kobe play when he was in high school and James is better than him at the same age.
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Old 12-26-02, 01:07 PM
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I'm certainly no expect, but with all the information I have, I'd say a stud. A few high school guys have really impressed me. Kevin Garnett was one. Jason Kidd was another. This guy just looks good. He may or may not be a superstar a la Jordan, Bird, Johnson. But he will be a very good player in the NBA.
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Old 12-26-02, 04:31 PM
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He will be one of the top 5 players in the NBA in 5 years!!!
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Old 12-26-02, 05:24 PM
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Old 12-26-02, 07:55 PM
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Looks good, guess I choose stud...
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Old 12-26-02, 08:54 PM
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Stud ... he's not just a "man against boys" talent ... the guy sees the game. Given some time to grow into the NBA game, and he'll be a force in the league.

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Old 12-26-02, 11:01 PM
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Stud.

Tremendous physical ability and he sees the court extremely well, especially for a high schooler.

Given a few years to hone his skills (namely outside J) and improve his basketball IQ (namely shot selection), and he'll be a force to be reckoned with.
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Old 12-27-02, 03:24 PM
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Stud - when he learns how/when/where to shoot - wait a minute, he is going to the NBA, that stuff doesn't matter anymore. Doh!!!!
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Old 12-27-02, 08:30 PM
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stud. no way the league will let him be a dud now.
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Old 12-28-02, 06:09 PM
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Stud...

A quick unrelated question...
How does the NBA draft work? Someone told me that they do a lottery and any team really has a chance at getting first overall pick but the worse teams have better chances with getting better draft positions, is that true?

I'm in no way an NBA fan but I always thought they did it the same way NFL and the MLB did it, the teams with the worse records pick first and it goes in order worst to first.
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Old 12-28-02, 06:20 PM
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No NBA has a lottery,that means if you dont make the playoffs you have a shot to get #1 pick with the worst team haveing the best chances at getting the #1 pick.

What they do is throw in a bunch of balls in a machine that spins representing teams,the team with the worst record has the most balls,the best record team in the lottery has the least amount.
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Old 12-28-02, 09:09 PM
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Originally posted by DVDHO
What they do is throw in a bunch of balls in a machine that spins representing teams,the team with the worst record has the most balls,the best record team in the lottery has the least amount.
Actually it's like a state lottery now. Teams are given a combination of #'s. The worse your record the more combo's you get. Then 4 lotto balls are drawn and if you have those #'s you get the 1, 2, or 3 pick in the draft.
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Old 12-28-02, 10:51 PM
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Im curious who the 5 people that voted dud are
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Old 12-28-02, 11:11 PM
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Quoth twikoff
Im curious who the 5 people that voted dud are



Trev Alberts, Mark May, Bill Walton, Beano Cook, and Jim Grey?

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