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Burke slipping..

Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by blueadams, Jun 11, 2013.

  1. Nemo

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    JD would have to admit he made a mistake...like that's gonna happen.
     
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    I agree. I don't see why there is suddenly an obsession with Afflalo. He is a good, solid role player. You could get one in free agency without giving up anything.
     
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    Overall that's my opinion, too, but I thought the consensus on Oladipo is that his ceiling is an Afflalo-type player. Of course, the consensus on Darko...
     
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    IMO, words like "could", "potential" and "upside" are pretty dang powerful to a team with a roster like ours.
    Joe doesn't need to "hit singles".
    This roster needs a "home-run" in a bad way.

    Gamble on the dude with the biggest upside and roll the dice.
     
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    It all depends on what you have. If it's between Alf and, say Len... then Alf all the way.
     
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    Is he wearing a puka shell bracelet in that picture?

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    Oladipo is a defender first. His ceiling can be wherever he wants it. He already has half the game almost locked down.

    And hell no would I trade him for Alf.
     
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    Oladipo will be much cheaper.
     
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    Spellcheck was nice on his rookie contract. Now hes decent, but much pricier. By the time we are good to go he will most likely be on the downside.
     
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    The perfect scenario: Burke in 1st, Hardaway in 2nd.
    Feel free to comment.
     
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    Good idea. Hardaway won't last until pick #37, though. We have a better chance of picking up Glenn Rice Jr., if you are looking to maintain Wolverine connections.
     
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    Then Pistons need to make some deals. Burke, Hardaway, and Rice, and Finals are pretty much a guaransheed.
     
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    I like the idea of latching on to a particular school before the draft and then taking the best available player from that school each round.
     
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