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#1 Posted on 24.6.10 1947.59
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http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/draft2010/news/story?id=5325319

What's your opinions on your teams picks/trades?
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#2 Posted on 24.6.10 2033.53
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When the Raptors drafted Ed Davis, I officially adopted the Jake Delhomme "Interception" face. Part bewilderment, part disgust. Well, it was fun being a Raptor fan.

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#3 Posted on 24.6.10 2128.10
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Kind of wish the Hornets kept Cole now. Boy Whiteside really dropped. Also damn when did Stern turn heel?

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It's False
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#4 Posted on 24.6.10 2134.01
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The entire first round at a glance:

1. Washington Wizards - John Wall (PG)(Kentucky)
2. Philadelphia 76ers - Evan Turner (SG)(Ohio State)
3. New Jersey Nets - Derrick Favors (PF)(Georgia Tech)
4. Minnesota Timberwolves - Wesley Johnson (SF)(Syracuse)
5. Sacramento Kings - DeMarcus Cousins (C)(Kentucky)
6. Golden State Warriors - Ekpe Udoh (PF)(Baylor)
7. Detroit Pistons - Greg Monroe (PF)(Georgetown)
8. LA Clippers - Al-Farouq Aminu (SF)(Wake Forest)
9. Utah Jazz (From New York Knicks via Phoenix Suns) - Gordon Hayward (SF)(Butler)
10. Indiana Pacers - Paul George (SF)(Fresno State)
11. New Orleans Hornets (Rights to Cole Aldrich traded to Oklahoma City) - Cole Aldrich (C)(Kansas)
12. Memphis Grizzlies - Xavier Henry (SG)(Kansas)
13. Toronto Raptors - Ed Davis (PF)(North Carolina)
14. Houston Rockets - Patrick Patterson (PF)(Kentucky)
15. Milwaukee Bucks (From Chicago Bulls) - Larry Sanders (PF)(VA Commonwealth)
16. Minnesota Timberwolves (Rights to Luke Babbitt traded to Portland - Pick from Denver Nuggets via Charlotte Bobcats) - Luke Babbitt (SF)(Nevada)
17. Chicago Bulls (From Milwaukee Bucks) - Kevin Seraphin (PF)(France)
18. Oklahoma City Thunder (Rights to Eric Bledsoe traded to LA Clippers for future draft pick - Pick from Miami Heat) - Eric Bledsoe (PG)(Kentucky)
19. Boston Celtics - Avery Bradley (SG)(Texas)
20. San Antonio Spurs - James Anderson (SG)(Oklahoma State)
21. Oklahoma City Thunder (Rights to Craig Brackins traded to New Orleans) - Craig Brackins (PF)(Iowa State)
22. Portland Trailblazers - Elliot Williams (SG)(Memphis)
23. Minnesota Timberwolves (Rights to Trevor Booker traded to Washington Wizards - Pick from Philadelphia 76ers via Utah Jazz) - Trevor Booker (PF)(Clemson)
24. Atlanta Hawks (Rights to Damion James traded to New Jersey) - Damion James (SF)(Texas)
25. Memphis Grizzlies (From Denver Nuggets) - Dominique Jones (SG)(South Florida)
26. Oklahoma City Thunder (Rights to Quincy Pondexter traded to New Orleans - Pick from Phoenix Suns) - Quincy Pondexter (SF)(Washington)
27. New Jersey Nets (Rights to Jordan Crawford traded to Atlanta - Pick from Dallas Mavericks) - Jordan Crawford (SG)(Xavier)
28. Memphis Grizzlies (From L.A. Lakers) - Greivis Vasquez (SG)(Maryland)
29. Orlando Magic - Daniel Orton (C)(Kentucky)
30. Washington Wizards (Rights to Lazar Hayward traded to Minnesota - Pick from Cleveland Cavaliers) - Lazar Hayward (SF)(Marquette)

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Loved what OKC did with their draft. Trading for Aldritch was brilliant.

If you're a Knicks fan, watching Utah take Gordon Hayward is yet another reason to stick more pins in your Isiah Thomas voodoo doll.

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#5 Posted on 24.6.10 2134.34
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Orton might be a bust, but that's 5 Kentucky players in the first round, a new record. Sweet!
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#6 Posted on 24.6.10 2139.31
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    Originally posted by kentish
    Orton might be a bust, but that's 5 Kentucky players in the first round, a new record. Sweet!








And they couldn't get to the Final Four.






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#7 Posted on 24.6.10 2327.10
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    Originally posted by kentish
    Orton might be a bust, but that's 5 Kentucky players in the first round, a new record. Sweet!

Daniel Orton is like the Matt Cassel of the NBA. Played 13 minutes a game for a year in college and only averaged 3 points and 3 rebounds. And apparently he was also injured for most (all?) of his senior year in high school? It's nearly a miracle he even made it onto the roster at Kentucky, but that near miracle has made him a guaranteed millionaire. Good for him.

As a Hawks fan, I'm giddy that we got Jordan Crawford. However, I was terrified about what we might do with our second round picks since we seem to like to... experiment, with European guys. Guys that we draft and then we never hear from ever again. Sure enough, that's what we did. I was squeezing my girlfriend's hand for nearly the entire 4.5 hours praying that Solomon Alabi would fall to us at 31 and then again at 53. When we traded away pick #31 I nearly had a heart attack. How does this team expect to compete against Orlando without a legit center??

But when we got into the 50s and he was still on the board (and rated best available by Jay Bilas! eek!), I let myself hope. But alas. Thank you, Dallas, for drafting him at 50 and then happily shipping him away. And thank you, Atlanta, for drafting a guy that averaged 6 points per game in France when Hamady N'diaye, who averaged 4.5 blocks last season, was still available. Sigh, I thought Billy Knight was out of our system...

- StingArmy
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#8 Posted on 25.6.10 1831.05
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    Originally posted by redsoxnation
      Originally posted by kentish
      Orton might be a bust, but that's 5 Kentucky players in the first round, a new record. Sweet!








    And they couldn't get to the Final Four.








Freshmen led teams rarely do, but I see where you are going. Beats the NIT like last year regardless . Nice to have four more 5 star kids taking their place.
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#9 Posted on 29.6.10 1001.48
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CRZ should be STOKED about Sacramento picking up the man Kentucky fans call Boogie. Don't listen to all that crap you hear about attitude, etc. He plays hard, rebounds like a demon, and scores down low. He wants to win and compete. He'll frutrate you from time to time, but he's outgoing and will endear himself to Kings fans.

Orton would have played 30 minutes a game had it not been for Cousins and Patterson. There are doubts about his knee and to be perfectly honest I think he's more of a tempramental headcase than Cousins - and I watched every one of their games while wearing blue tinted glasses and drinking blue cool aid. Hopefully Orton settles in at Orlando and finds 20 minutes a game and develops. He can't hit a free throw to save his life.

As to UK failing to make the Final 4 in Cal's first year with a freshman led team on a night said team plays its' worst game of the year? Shit happens, but as Kentish pointed out they've reloaded the roster with better shooters and will play more DDM this year and be in the conversation next March before supplying next year's draft with 3 likely lottery picks in Enes Kanter, Terrence Jones, and Brandon Knight (and then replace those guys with Marquise Teague, Michael Gilchrist, and hopefully Quincy Miller).
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