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Outlook and Wish-list for 2013

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Cody Z will be a stud, you can bank on that. He is your prototypical big man, it's a shame he didn't come to Carolina.

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I'd take Shabazz, then again it is entirely too early to begin predicting next years draft

If I could have any player for next year, it'd be Shabazz. I believe the kid is just going to be a star in the pro, especially this year at UCLA also.

But then again, we need a center so bad that if Noel or Zeller is there, we just can't pass it up. Unless if we do get that that 2nd first rd pick and it ends up bring anything close to a lottery pick then we could go Shabazz first and take one of the other big man like Austin or Gobert.

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we r gonna draft a kid with less offense than a downed syndrome 5 year old and has never played a college game. woah i think its a little too soon for that, buddy.

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we r gonna draft a kid with less offense than a downed syndrome 5 year old and has never played a college game. woah i think its a little too soon for that, buddy.

Okay bro. I'll see you in a year when you're riding all over Noel's nuts. And then when we loose out on him, you're gonna blame Stern for fixing the draft again. Haters gonna hate. A bunch of bandwagoner in this forum.

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Let's hold off on judging high school players until they actually step foot in an actual college game. We all know how poorly that hurt HB40.

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Chuck I'm telling you don't get your hopes up on Noel.

1. He's not Anthony Davis. Davis has some guard skills and a jump shot from 17 to 3 point

range. Noel doesn't have any offensive skills.

2. Noel won't be a 5 in the pros. He is a lanky PF not a center.

3. Zeller and Austin are the better 5 prospects. Both have a actual post up game.

Noel doesn't.

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Chuck I'm telling you don't get your hopes up on Noel.

1. He's not Anthony Davis. Davis has some guard skills and a jump shot from 17 to 3 point

range. Noel doesn't have any offensive skills.

2. Noel won't be a 5 in the pros. He is a lanky PF not a center.

3. Zeller and Austin are the better 5 prospects. Both have a actual post up game.

Noel doesn't.

its kool bro. i respect your opinion. we'll talk once Noel start playing for UK, Okay.

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Chuck I'm telling you don't get your hopes up on Noel.

1. He's not Anthony Davis. Davis has some guard skills and a jump shot from 17 to 3 point

range. Noel doesn't have any offensive skills.

2. Noel won't be a 5 in the pros. He is a lanky PF not a center.

3. Zeller and Austin are the better 5 prospects. Both have a actual post up game.

Noel doesn't.

C. Zeller, while unbelievably agile beneath the rim, is in no way, imo, a NBA center prospect. Zeller will be dependent on continued development in the skills department to be a legit top tier prospect.

As far as Noel.. He's going into his freshman year, we need to cool the expectations a bit. Give the kid a chance to play. If he were coming straight from HS, I would project him as a lottery bubble player. Kid has very little skill right now. Great raw ability on the defensive end though. A lot of promise for him as a prospect on that end of the floor. But again, he isn't some sure fire pick where he is now.

Austin, who I like, is in the same mold as Noel. They have center potential, but that really about sums up his game. Potential.

I like all three prospects and would be happy to add any of them, but I'd be just as happy, if not more happy to add James Michael McAdoo, who is another prospect oozing with potential.

Shabazz Muhammad is about the truest prospect IMO. He is ready to play in the league now.

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Personally, I think we should approach our C problem through free agency. FA centers that have been in the league awhile have developed more physically. Imagine what Dwight Howard is going to do with that twig Anthony Davis. The idea of developing a young team doesn't mean you have to replace every position on the floor with a lottery pick, that take's way to long. By 2013 we need to put ourselves in position to sneak into the playoffs. We're not going do that with a twig center since it's such a physical position. (It has taken Roy Hibbert several years to develop.). It's possible that we don't even need to overpay one guy. Maybe we should just invest in a solid, physical rotation, then we can draft a guy to develop over several years.

We're doing the right thing by drafting young players that play the positions that rely on quickness, there's more immediate effectiveness there.

As far as 2013, it really depends on the progress of MKG, If he can show flashes, and the ability to score then we build around him. If he struggles then we need to make the proper adjustments regarding FA and the draft.

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obviously, we'll have a top 3 pick, and will need to pick the best player available.

I hope it's not a center. Centers aren't winning championships (Dirk is a forward). I hope we

get a lightning rod player, not matter the position. We've got a team full of pieces, and we're

still waiting on a star.

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obviously, we'll have a top 3 pick, and will need to pick the best player available.

I hope it's not a center. Centers aren't winning championships (Dirk is a forward). I hope we

get a lightning rod player, not matter the position. We've got a team full of pieces, and we're

still waiting on a star.

Tyson Chandler was the center and without him Dallas doesn't win. And without Gasol or Bynum the Lakers don't win.

Then what about the Celtics they only won with Perkins they lost when he got hurt. More teams with Centers have won championships then teams without the last 20 years.

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Every team has a center, but Chandler, Bynum and Perkins aren't the reason their teams won a championship.

The reason is a star caliber player....Dirk, Kobe, Garnett. Howard is the best center in the league, and Orlando is not a factor.

I know what you're saying, but I'd rather see us get the best player, and I hope it's not a center. We can find someone to fill

the position of center, but you can't find someone to be Dirk, Kobe, or Garnett.

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