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#11 Rules&Regulations

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Posted 20 July 2014 - 05:39 PM

If we got a B, that implies that there's something we could have realistically done to get an A. I honestly don't see how we could have done any better with the hand we had. A+ offseason, imo.

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Posted 20 July 2014 - 05:44 PM

If we got a B, that implies that there's something we could have realistically done to get an A. I honestly don't see how we could have done any better with the hand we had. A+ offseason, imo.


Agreed. Unless they're implying signing a superstar is the only way to an A. This is the best offseason we've ever had IMO.


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Posted 20 July 2014 - 05:56 PM

i might give them a B just for offering hayward max money.

 

in any case, i would never put too much emphasis on anybody's grades.  these are like NFL draft grades.  nobody really knows until at least a good chunk of the reg season has passed.  from a "what could be" perspective i don't think the hornets could have done much better for themselves beyond keeping mcbob.  however, i feel marvin will fill in well in his place as a solid veteran presence.   



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Posted 20 July 2014 - 10:53 PM

Was this done before we signed Lance?



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Posted 21 July 2014 - 02:43 AM

No after Lance, but if you read through the article, he later says the Hornets are one of three teams with shockingly realistic chances at the east crown.


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Posted 21 July 2014 - 07:32 AM

Yeah I'm not sure what else we could have done.

 

It was one of the rare times a team did what I wanted them to do in FA, and most experts picked us before even the draft to be going after Lance.  So we do it, and get a steal (Vonleh) and a good risk player (PJ) in the first.  Sign Williams too and also get a good deal on Brian Roberts to backup Kemba.

 



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Posted 21 July 2014 - 08:06 AM

I used to take a B and run in college. fuging loved B's.


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Posted 21 July 2014 - 08:20 AM

B means they did good. We'll see how it translates to the W/L record. 



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Posted 21 July 2014 - 10:38 AM

Only reason it is a B is the potential of Stephenson being a distracted version of himself.

If not it will be an A++ with two gold stars.
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Posted 21 July 2014 - 11:53 AM

Only reason it is a B is the potential of Stephenson being a distracted version of himself.

If not it will be an A++ with two gold stars.
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That and the fact that I think everyone sees that Vonleh will not contribute for a few seasons.


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