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  1. basketbills

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    Yep. And don't think other teams aren't aware of this fact. I'm a big fan of Daye (I'm 6'3 and 220 lbs) but unless he has drastically improved on the foot on the wall thing..he is inferior to JJ.
     
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    If Daye would have the half of the Hustle than Jerebko has.. he might be winning an hypothetical duel between them.

    I have faith in Daye, but I've already seen what Jerebko brings to the court.. everynight.

    Sure, Daye has tremendous potential and can be something great, one day, but I would say the same about Jerebko.

    That's why I don't want to see none of them traded.
     
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    If you're right, and I hope you aren't but fear you might be, then Summers is the guy to trade. We are already very covered at the position and something has to give at SF, (as well as at SG)
     
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    You should be writing the Pistons' media guide.
     
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    On the plus side, rumor has it that Daye almost put up one rep of 105 lbs on the bench recently.
     
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    Yeah...but it turns out he had his spotter helping him lift it.
     
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    That's not right. Tay shouldn't be helping him.
     
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    Tay can't . too heavy for lifting.
     
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    Yeah, but the rate he is realizing that potential is awful. If he doesn't pick up the pace, he'll start peaking around the ripe age of 84.
     
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    Tay may be weak, but he's quick with long arms. That skinny little bastard blocked a lot of shots in the day. Doesn't make too many mistakes either.
     
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    I agree. Tay's a solid player so long as he's not distracted by the inviting muscles of the opposing SF.
     
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    I would love the Rip/Villi for Brand trade for the #2. Though I love Rip and will think of him as a Piston more than any other team he will be on.

    We'd be at #2 and would face the eerily familiar situation we had a few years back where we had a hyped, seemingly a upcoming big man with a ton of upside and a relatively unknown commodity, versus a sure fire thing in a wing/SG mold.

    We took the big guy and left the SF on the board.

    We won the championship the next year.

    The first pick is John Wall.

    The second pick DeMarcus Cousins.

    The third pick will be Evan Turner.

    Wouldn't we be kicking ourselves if it turned out to be Darko/Melo Part Deux?

    :sssh:
     
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    My guess: Pistons get Cousins by trading picks with Kings. Kings get 7th pick, goodies they take from Joe D and Aminu who they want anyway.
     
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    What do you see the Thunder doing tonight?
    Chad Ford (12:57 PM)




    They're trying to get up into the Top 10. I keep hearing Gordon Hayward is their target, though Cole Aldrich is also a possibility. They have a pretty compelling package with Eric Maynor, 18, 21 and 26. If they stay at their picks I think Larry Sanders, Solomon Alabi, Daniel Orton, Eric Bledsoe all in the mix.

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    Interesting. I keep thinking that Monroe isn't a fit for the Pistons. Ford said in his chat today that he doesn't fit our style, but we'd try to adapt. I don't really get how he could work for us. A high post center? - well we do have lots of guys who can cut to the basket. Stuckey, Daye, JJ, Bynum, Summers, Gordon - and I suppose he'd be terrific at getting the ball to open 3 pt shooters. But a low post guy, which he supposedly isn't (great passer from there, but not much of a scoring threat) would be way more what this team needs. We also need a great rebounder and defender and guy with a lot of heart and fight in the post, and supposedly this isn't what Monroe brings either.

    Davis is a much better fit, and ultimately has the higher ceiling. Even though he's not as developed a player, I can see us going with him, or even Udoh - supposedly each excellent defenders.

    But I like even more the possibility of trading out of that slot entirely.

    Here's where I'll trust Joe and his scouts. I assume that if he picks one of Monroe, Davis or Udoh or Patterson (a guy who might be a very fine all-around player and who isn't getting the buzz I think he may deserve), that he's pretty clear that this is going to be a fit for the organzation, and that that guy can really play. That assumption is buttressed by the "fact" (Ford Fact?) that teams are interested in giving up nice bundles to get into the top 10. If our pick is a reach or nothing special, Joe would surely trade it.
     
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    Cousins is the guy the Pistons need.
     
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    Clever use of the word "buttressed."
     
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    At least 6 of these Cousins threads should be closed.
     
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    Maybe someone should start a poll about which Cousins threads should go
     

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