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Its beyond optimism for me at this point...

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I still worry about this team's ability to score next season. Unless they do something in FA to bring in a scorer, it will be anemic.

Scoring when we need points will be an issue until we find a "go-to" scorer. Not many NBA teams have one of those. But I expect this team to improve scoring and defending in transition. I would expect deep rotations of young guys pushing the tempo of the game as often as possible.

Walker, Henderson, Mullens and Thomas(if he stays) have to respond well to the transition. They are young players other than MKG and Biyambo that will have to prove capable of being parts of the future plans. Adding Gordon and Taylor could prove helpful as well. Would love to add some interior scoring.

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Ben Gordon is going to surprise some people, he is a very natural scorer who can really fill it up if you give him a lot of shots (and he will absolutely have the green light here). I'd be surprised if he averages less than 20 a game

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Scoring when we need points will be an issue until we find a "go-to" scorer. Not many NBA teams have one of those. But I expect this team to improve scoring and defending in transition. I would expect deep rotations of young guys pushing the tempo of the game as often as possible.

Walker, Henderson, Mullens and Thomas(if he stays) have to respond well to the transition. They are young players other than MKG and Biyambo that will have to prove capable of being parts of the future plans. Adding Gordon and Taylor could prove helpful as well. Would love to add some interior scoring.

I do believe this team will be better in defense. Not hard to do as we were God Awful defensively last year. But, we will struggle to score 80. I don't think wevwill be good enough defensively Di win many 75-70 games.

But, we will have to wait and see.

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would love to have a michael beasley on this team.even jordan hill and i just seen eric gordon might make a visit.

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I am holding out hope that Cho has at least one surprise FA move to give this team a little offensive punch.

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one thing we don't want to do is sign some guy and pay him too much, and win enough games

to knock us out of the top 3 picks next year. I think we'll get Portlands pick, so we should have

2 first round picks, and one of those in the top 3. That will result in a strong core of young

talented players. After that, we can look at a big FA to push us over the top.

We just have to be patient. It's gonna be a fun year watching our young guys learn and improve.

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Great write-up. I do think Cho has one final Ace up his sleeve that no-one sees coming. Cho built the Thunder to be offensive powerhouses, now it looks like he is slowly building a defensive powerhouse in hopes Dunlap can develop on the offensive end.

Think '04 Pistons.

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eric gordon may visit the bobcats but i dont see it happening.

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I am with you regarding feeling optimistic about next season. Scoring will be better but probably not great.we're still going to struggle with bids like Dwight Howard. But we should be much more fun to watch. I think we'll see a lot more effort which week make a huge difference to the fans. we will probably be a lottery team again but that should help add more talent do we can actually compete sooner rather than later. I love the character of MKG. He's going to be something!

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MKG is definitely gonna benefit playing beside Kemba, can definitely see a highlight betwren the two of them every night.

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