TST's 2008 NBA Mock Draft

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by TheSureThing, Jun 21, 2008.

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  1. The Playmaker

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    The Grizzlies are in "love" with him. Rumors are they'll definately take him if available. If not then they'll probaly trade.
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  2. utdtitans

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    They're not good at basketball
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  3. TheSureThing

    TheSureThing WHY DIDNT YOU DRAFT JOHNNY FOOTBALL?!?

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  4. utdtitans

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    Yes, americans are much better than italians at basketball. Are you really even trying to compare italian basketball players to american basketball players? All I was saying is the reason knicks fans wouldn't like him was because there's only 2 italians in the nba I believe (bargnani and delfino). Argentinians are also better than americans in international basketball but it doesn't mean they're better players, they're just better teams. This is just a pointless argument if you're actually thinking italian basketball is comparable to american basketball
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  5. TheSureThing

    TheSureThing WHY DIDNT YOU DRAFT JOHNNY FOOTBALL?!?

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    I don't see why your bringing race into the discussion. Are you saying New Yorkers would rather have an African American because a black person would be more marketable?

    The best player will be taken.

    And I don't know that USA basketball is that much better then Italian basketball. Considering USA hasn't won anything for a while now...
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  6. PhiSlammaJamma

    PhiSlammaJamma Critical Possession

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    I'm watching the 1984 draft on NBA TV, and it's really funny to watch. Great draft.

    Barkley - They ask him about pizza, lol. Hilarious.
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  7. The Playmaker

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    I've heard the Knicks are going to trade for the 5th pick

    Grizz- trade the 5th, Brian Cardinal, throw in players
    Knicks- David Lee, throw in players

    If I was a Grizz fan I'd puke.
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  8. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    Yeah, but they can only play that well while gay 90's music is playing as a soundtrack!

    But seriously, let's see how well these teams match-up now that the US is actually sending a legit team over that has a bit of chemistry. Them winning that game is no different from when our US soccer team beats a good euro team in a friendly while they're best players arent in the game and ours are.
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  9. utdtitans

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    I'm really confused as to how you think I brought race into the discussion. You asked what I had against italians and all I said was they're not good at basketball. At no point did I mention having to draft an african american. A team who needs a quick fix usually will not look oversees. I don't think the knicks are looking for a 2 year project who possibly could pan out. And also at no point did I say team USA is better than team Italy. American basketball players are better than italian basketball players though there's no question about it. The teams are close because it's a different game and the american team does not have any kind of role players. They have a bunch of superstars who don't know how to do the little things.
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  10. TheSureThing

    TheSureThing WHY DIDNT YOU DRAFT JOHNNY FOOTBALL?!?

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    I guess I went on a "semi rant" and thought you implied things you didn't imply. But I don't think USA > Italy is relevant in this scenario when your looking at taking the best player available on the board, not comparing Italian Basketball Players vs USA Basetkball players.

    I feel, if this guy is on the board when the Knicks pick, they will draft him.
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