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Class of 2016 G John Gillon Jr. Commited to Syracuse

Discussion in 'Basketball Recruiting Forum' started by Whitey23, Apr 25, 2016.

  1. SoBeCuse

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    Good work, iommi! Liking this kid more and more and I already liked him. Competition for minutes at PG is going to be fierce in practice! We just haven't had this luxury in awhile. I liked his comments regarding SDSU as well. This kid isn't going to be lollygagging around on the court. He'll be a great example for the youngins.
     
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  2. iommi

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    Thanks for reading, guys. I appreciate the kind words.

    If you're on Twitter, follow me. I'm trying to extend my reach there and it's still new to me.
     
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  3. CaptainJ

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    Man, you are SOLID and a great addition to OG!(I love that abbreviation, if folks haven't noticed :) ). Great interview, like the Moyer one. Maybe I'm in a good mood, but I LOVED all of this young man's answers! I liked your questions too, including how you got something out of BOEHEIM in your interrogation! The part about going more up tempo(wasnt that supposed to happen this last season?) really excited me, as it expands beyond Mr Gillon. Great question! SOLID.

    If OG ever managed to recruit me and compel me to leave my seclusion and write an occasional guest column(like Hunter Thompson in a way) that is a bit "out there", I think I would entitle my category as "OG Readmore", in tribute to Captain OG Readmore, one of my inspirations:
     
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  4. TheCusian

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    Chances are higher that he doesn't become the next MCW, but hey Miss Cleo - shoot me the lottery numbers will ya.
     
  5. two3zone

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    I'm not the one who said he is going to blow up like MCW. You may want to get your numbers from that poster.
     
  6. TheCusian

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    You were just as convinced that he wouldn't become a good shooter - so yeah. Rule #1: you can't rag on someone for thinking the best will happen by predicting that it won't happen.

    You just don't know. That's what makes sports fun.
     
  7. two3zone

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    Quote me where I said he wouldn't. I actually said Howard would be fine, but he has a long way to go.

    This is about a 5th year senior who has had success at this level and a sophomore who shot under 30% from the field last year. Big difference.

    What I'm saying is far more realistic than "blowing up like MCW". That's just beyond insane.
     
  8. OrangeXtreme

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  9. RF2044

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    Get your a$$ to CNY, John, to get used to playing with your new teammates. LGO!!!
     
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    He does realize that Graduate Studies are still in college, right? ;)
     
  11. OrangeXtreme

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    ^^^^^^^^
    :)
     
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  13. chugg21

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    Thank god for this dude. Can't imagine how badly we would be freaking out today without his commitment.
     
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  14. OrangeXtreme

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    So...

    "New G"?

    "Next G"?

    "G Junior"?
     
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    orange79 Internet Sleuth Staff Member

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    I know it's getting played, but still. This one's fairly spiffy plus it rhymes.
    John "He Ain't Gone" Gillon
    Too soon? :)
     
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    Maybe it's just me but I wouldn't describe him as cocky or arrogant after reading the article. Instead, I just think the young man is very confident in his game and what he can bring to the table. If he wasn't this confident, I would probably be a bit concerned as a grad transfer coming into a situation like ours.
     
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  19. NYCSUGrad

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    Cocky was meant in a good sense
     
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