Darko's Value

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  1. TaS

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    That is very true. He is playing with much more restraint on D.

    I guess he got sick of getting yanked from games after the 6 minute mark.

    One other thing. They had him playing the high pick and roll yesterday and he was very effective. 1 dunk, 1 finger roll, and 1 assist in 3 consecutive plays.

    Once he gets in better shape and builds confidence a little more, the pick and pop would make sense to mix it up.
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    Darko fans...congrats!

    Your favorite player is finally ballin'. Are you guys organizing a parade yet? :)
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    I like what Darko did for the Magic. He taught those guys how to play basketball and now Orlando is 8-2. You can't really measure the value of Darko.
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    Does that mean Darko should be Magic's MVP this season?
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    Had he played at the post like this when he was here . . . reckoned that he is getting to know the way he has to play after traveled over three cities.
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    Darko never got a chance here. He hardly played in the first two seasons. In the third, he was out of the rotation by the 14th game. In those 14 games, he played quite sparingly. He did not play in every game, and in a few, he only played 5 minutes. The most he played in a non-blowout game was about 11 minutes. To say anything at all negative concerning such a short amount of playing time after sitting for two full years - well, draw your own conclusions on that.
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    Lee, when he was here you were the one complaining that LB was forcing him to develop a post game, correct me if I'm wrong, isn't he now having success with a post game? Looks like maybe he benefited from some of his previous coaches after all.
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    I think he would have been much better as an AK-47 type player, without being ONLY a lowpost guy. He was forced into the lowpost by LB and Brian Hill. He had all the tools and physique to play outside before bulking up to 280. The added size has dictated that he must play inside because he's lost alot of his natural quickness. He could have been so much better and more versatile if he were allowed to develop all facets of his game.
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    Is Darko hurt, I havent heard his name since they started winning?
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    They were 2-5 before his injury.

    They are 2-4 since his injury. Sprained left thumb.
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    Ankle sprain. He landed on Prybilla's foot and turned his left ankle out. Writhed in pain for a few minutes before they dragged him out of there.

    Before that, he was trying to shoot with his right hand.
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    I didn't realize Darko was amphibious.
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    His post moves looked like he was underwater.
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    :pound: If Darko plays for the Knicks i might just have to go to a few games. Who can pass up the opportunity to see him play??
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    I heard that mayor Michael Bloomberg is repealing the NYC smoking ban to appease Darko.

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