Malachi Richardson has died of dysentery

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  1. two3zone

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    A lot of guys improve so much. Westbrook is one of them. Hell, looking at Curry in college, he was great but who pegged him for an MVP and the face of a franchise?
     
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  2. Czar

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    Triple Double the entire season easily.

    Probably about 30-35 points per game, 15 rebounds, 12 assists. Probably nearly 5 steals and a couple blocks a game too.

    If you stuck him on the current Syracuse team we'd be automatically the team to beat for the title, and likely would run the table the rest of the way.
     
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    D for dislike, unless it's double Ds. I dislike when people label 20 million diffferent things under the blanket of the D-word, drugs. Anyone who has accidentally at work mixed up their caffeine and quaaludes pills in their pants pocket knows that not all drugs are in the same league, any more than all players are! This tendency to overgeneralize is troubling, possibly even to Sherman himself.
     
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    True but the pro game is 8 minutes longer and he played with (I think) a 35 second shot clock. And for a PG the handchecking and such in college isn't allowed in the NBA.
     
  5. TheGov3304

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    Mali is making that paper tho
     
  6. OrangeAl

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    So then, he'd be a poor man's Pistol Pete Maravich? ;)
     
  7. alphaorange

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    That's not true at all. They have adjusted the rules to make it more entertaining but guys still can't shoot, pass, box out, or play defense. The Warriors and Cavs would never get a title against the Magic Lakers, Bird's Celts, or MJ's Bulls. The Euros are among the only fundamentally sound players in the league. Yes, I know there are exceptions, but that's what they are: exceptions. The league is bigger, faster, and flashier but if you consider fundamentals a part of level of play...it is not at a higher level.
     
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    Guys can't shoot? I'd say there's a higher percentage of guys in the league right now that can shoot than ever before.
     
  9. CuseFaninVT

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    Yeah, that one makes no sense to me at all. You rarely see offensive rebounds since so many shots go down. It's almost boring.
     
  10. Eric15

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    Those Laker and Celtic teams would be absolutely overwhelmed by the amount of offense this Warrior team can generate. They simply don't have enough three point shooters to compete.

    The 1985 Laker team attempted a total of 295 threes the entire season. Steph Curry by himself made 402 threes last year.
     
  11. Eric15

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    100% correct.
     
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  12. Eric15

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    Do you really think Westbrook would get PT ahead of Frank?
     
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  13. Jeremy L.

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    I'm so confused as to what is going on in this thread.
     
  14. CuseFaninVT

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    Imagine Parrish trying to guard some of today's more mobile 3-point shooting centers. Good Lord that would be ridiculous. Of course he'd take them all inside and embarrass them.
     
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    I'm not sure if there is any thread topic (i.e our early entrants) that causes as much division on this board.
     
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    Its gone from The Oregon Trail, to the old should Mali have entered the draft debate.
     
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  17. Cusefan0307

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    It only took you 76 posts to join this conversation? I am shocked.
     
  18. Briancuse

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    I posted a few times before.
     
  19. Cusefan0307

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    Doubt it. His college stats were below average.
     
  20. alphaorange

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    And you'd be wrong. Two point percentages are slightly down, while three point percentages are roughly the same since '94. I stand by my statement. Todays style does give one dimensional shooters a chance for a career, though. Ask Korver.
     

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