frosgrim

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  1. Remember Klay was a shooter coming into the NBA. I heard an interview with Mark Jackson and he joked that when Klay went for a lay up, they'd call it a "Klay-up" because he was so bad at it. Ergo, I would say Kevin is a better runner/jumper than Klay. What Klay does really well is slide, especially on defense. That is part of athleticism. So, it is a mixed bag on Klay v. Kevin.
  2. So, now i'm back in the US, I purchased Tool's Fear Inoculum. I have to say I like it. Definitely follows-on what they did in Lateralus and 10,000 Days. No song fully jumped out at me until the 3rd listen through when I started to get what they did on the project. 7empest is my current favorite track. It has a Tick and Leaches grove to it. Anyone else a Tool-head and listed to the new project?
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    Lineup Porn

    I doubt Cam can beat Kev out for the start of the season due to health. However, if/when Cam gets healthy, Kev will need to really be ballin' if Cam turns into what we think he will. I was trying to remember if I've ever been more excited by a pick than Cam, and I don't think I can remember a guy I was more excited to get (well maybe the 6.5 minutes we had Luka).
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    Lineup Porn

    I voted with the majority, but i'd be really curious to see Young/Reddsih/Hunter/Collins/Len That could be one of our most balanced groups by the end of the season. They are long (ok not Tre), can shoot, and explosive (ok not Len).
  5. AJC has images of new Skyhawks uniforms. https://www.ajc.com/sports/basketball/college-park-skyhawks-uniforms-unveiled/06p335G2xXTBVxhcAPkvlI/ These are OK, but nothing special, IMO However, I wonder if these are a preview of the big league team's new uniforms? I suspect, the new Hawks unis will be very similar but with some tweaks.
  6. you could add Tree Rollins to this list. Trading him pulled a lot of heart out the team. Replacing him with Malone, on paper made sense, but the leadership he gave as well as his defense was completely underrated by Kasten and Fratello..
  7. love the topic idea GM I agree with Supes, pretty much we are a good track with most of team. Crabbe and/or Parker seem like the most likely guys to drop below expectations However, Crabbe is liked by some of the board and dismissed by others. Parker has a lot of offensive potential, but health could derail him, again. Over the long-haul, I think Cam has the biggest "bust" potential if he doesn't develop. I say this because, a lot of think he has super high potential. The likelihood of Cam not developing is very small, but things can always get in the way of a guy developing.
  8. and don't forget: LD: Let's also put in a micro transaction that you can buy to kiss and make-up with the star demanding a trade. If we make it happen enough we'll double the purchase price!
  9. Oh boy, that sounds really bad. Hopefully they will get these and the other issues I've read about patched soon. Luckily, I didn't have a chance to go out and buy it hot off the publication. The gaming industry seems to be in a massive decline over the past few years. A lot of very buggy games being released. Poor writing, and a lot of problems in the production houses around working conditions and overall management. Not to mention the belief micro and now massive macro transactions are the way forward. EA seems to be the worst offender, but Bethesda and other publishers are starting to follow suit. Hopefully this opens up the field for small publishers to get into the economy and change the over all direction.
  10. in previous editions, you have to go into coach strategy and change the primary scorers. I find everyone stays happy when you have no primary scorer, but name a #2 and #3. That may not be the case this year. Can't wait to get back to the US and get the game, in October.
  11. i agree with this. Woody had his guys, and then there was everyone else. Smith could do anything, but Acie was pulled even when he was doing OK.
  12. I can't endorse this enough! Leadbetter is horrid, so much worse than Viv, who just didn't care. DOL, believes he's a great writer and his level of ego and hubris is astounding.
  13. You aren't the only one. Brian Scalabrine went off on Zion pulling out of Team USA this morning. He could care less about summer league, but USA basketball is where Zion could learn how to be an NBA player (and get in shape). I'm with you on the general trend of guys not wanting to play because of fear of getting hurt. At some point you have to play. And, the only way you get better is to play against guys who are better than you. Team USA provides a ton of very good competition for young guys to learn. In the case of Zion, this is a NOP problem and I'm glad it isn't an ATL Hawks problem- 'nuf said.
  14. If we use record as the indicator, then Kerr for the season. He still has Curry and Dramond while the Raps have a lot of very good role players. However, Masai maybe looking at an on the fly rebuild, so the record may not be great, but if he makes great trades for the future (2 years down the roadish) then you have to say he "wins". Ultimately, i think it is really hard to compare a coach's season to a GMs as the goals are different, especially in the GS and TOR cases.
  15. I agree. Knight still saw isolation as the key offensive weapon. Woodson also said that offense would take care of itself, but guys had to be coached on the defensive side (paraphrasing here).