Class of 2017 G Hamidou Diallo (NY) to Kentucky

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  1. Grbac

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    In this age of one and dones. UK has grabbed as many as any team by far.

    But Cal's one and only title came at the hands of a once and a lifetime player, Anthony Davis.

    Sign as many as you want Cal. At the end of the day you will always fall short. Your guys are there for one reason only. Getting paid.

    Selfish, lacking passion, looking out for number one. All traits of Cals players.

    Keep on being an NBA factory. Just know that you have done less with more talent than anyone in college basketball history.
     
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  2. Cusefan0307

    Cusefan0307 2017 Iggy Winner

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    He's behind Lydon on most lock drafts, but we think Diallo should have left?
     
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  3. CuseAJM

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    Doesn't make sense. He had the opportunity to be a First Round pick.

    Understandably, he's betting on himself and hoping to be a lottery pick, but anything can happen. Take the money now and work hard for your second contract, which is more important.
     
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    orangefog Voted "Best Looking Poster" 6 years in a row

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    He must have gotten negative feedback and thought that he wasn't going to go in the first round. Because, he and his camp did a masterful job of hiding from the scouts, while working on his shooting and only exposing him in controlled settings. Coming back to UK is risky. He will be able to display his athleticism, but he better be a capable shooter or else he will continue to drop.
     
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  5. iommi

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    I think coming back was the right move. He'd have been a second round lottery ticket. He didn't have a first round guarantee. Even if he has a rough year, he might get drafted next year, just based on his athletic ability. If he does get better with his jumper, he'd be a first round pick next year.
     
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    Quade Green, I would like to introduce you to bench. Bench, this is Quade. ;)
     
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  7. Funk Doc

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    Unfortunately I think Alexander will be the casualty here.

    But it would be neat to see "Plan A" officially become Plan B(when he actually was!)
     
  8. HoustonCuse

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    I guess we can no longer bust JB's chops for bad mouthing guys who want to declare. Calipari does it and it amounts to basically re-recruiting the kid!

    (Full disclosure: I still plan to bust JB for this because when you don't have WWW making arrangements it is still a bad idea to bad mouth the kids.)
     
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  9. HOFCeluck

    HOFCeluck Last name ever. First name greatest.

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    SSSSCORCHING.
     
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  10. MSOrange

    MSOrange Former Iggy Award Winner (used to be a big deal)

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  11. two3zone

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    They're in the mix almost every year and while they've lost to good teams they're always in a solid position. That tournament is very difficult win, no matter how much talent you have or how good you are it literally takes one off night to end your season.
     
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  12. Grbac

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    Cal, is that you?
     
  13. two3zone

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    What did I say that was false?
     
  14. longtimefan

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    If you are Cal, a lot.
     
  15. Grbac

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    We are on to you Cal. You cannot have anymore of our players. And to think you have the cojones to be a part of our message board to gather intel.
     
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  16. cuse10

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    He can only get by on his athleticism for so long. You can't be a guard at the next level and not be able to shoot from outside of the paint. It is clear he didn't get a guarantee from a front office or he wouldn't have returned.
     
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