Dale Davis

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  1. roscoe36

    roscoe36 All-Star Administrator

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    Dale Davis


    Elliott Lydell Davis (Dale, D Square, Double D)

    Position: F
    Height: 6'11" Weight: 230 lbs.
    Born: March 25, 1969 in Toccoa, GA
    High School: Stephens County in Toccoa, GA
    College: Clemson University

    Drafted by the Indiana Pacers in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1991 NBA draft.

    2000 Eastern Conference All-Star

    22nd All-Time NBA Career FG% - .5314
    17th All-Time NBA Offensive Rebounds - 3223
    38th All-Time NBA Defensive Rebounds - 5192
    47th All-Time NBA Total Rebounds - 8415
    37th All-Time NBA Blocks - 1227
    89th All-Time NBA Fouls - 2796

    Estimated Career Earnings - $70,281,083

    Selected by the Indiana Pacers in the first round (13th pick overall) of the 1991 NBA Draft...

    Traded by the Pacers to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for Jermaine O'Neal and Joe Kleine on 8/31/00...

    Traded by the Blazers to the Golden State Warriors along with Dan Dickau in exchange for Nick Van Exel on 7/20/04...

    Traded by Golden State to New Orleans with Speedy Claxton for Baron Davis on 2/24/05...

    Released by Hornets on 3/3/05...

    Signed as a free agent by the Pacers on 3/4/05...

    Signed as a free agent by the Detroit Pistons on 8/26/05
  2. legend71

    legend71 Second Round Draft Pick

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    This guy will be lucky to play for us this year I think. Probably in the playoffs only. I was dissapointed that we could not get a shooter.....
  3. Warthog

    Warthog Bench Warmer

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    You don't pay $7 million over 2 years and eat up most of your MLE to get someone who will be lucky to play for you. I'm not saying he'll get McDyess-type minutes, but he'll be used often as a bench contributor imo.
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    Signing Davis is proof that Joe doesn't have much faith in Darko this year. Though Davis will get more PT than EC did last year, $3.5M is too much for someone brought in mainly to fill EC's shoes.
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    [​IMG] Our new Shaq stopper :suspiciou

    EC call home :pray:
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    webz All-Star Snub Administrator 2x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    big dale

    he will be used for sure. i reckon he will mainly rest ben. one non-scorer-type for another. :)

    davis and darko have different types of games so not sure how they will take minutes off each other. i think it will depend on who we play as to who gets into the game. ie. good team - davis, bad team - darko :ohwell:

    looking forward to seeing how maxiell does. anyone seem this kid play yet?
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    rdang First Round Draft Pick

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    I watched Maxiell's summer league game and read a lot about him too. He's a bull and a hardworker, but people are being skeptical about him being able to push around bigger more developed bodies in the NBA compared to the small summer league people.

    As for Dale Davis: if he can hit that sideline jumper that EC always missed last season than he'll already be an improvement. I think Shaq's definately on the decline and with the new zone D, he'll have trouble isolating and backing down our guys. (Remember the countless times Ben's almost caught the lob pass down low?)
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    lemonpen First Round Draft Pick

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    rdang

    What new zone D. Details please.
  9. roscoe36

    roscoe36 All-Star Administrator

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    Flip favors different zone defenses. I'm not an expert on this, maybe G-man or Merc could chime in.
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    Dd

    Can always use extra front court depth. If you think about last season we started with 5 guys if you include Camb and Coleman.

    Pistons were caught with their pants down in the Finals and DD will help insure that it will not happen again.
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    There was an article on how Flip likes to use gimick zones.

    He'll morph a man to man with a zone based on which player requires more attention... in other words Michael Curry would still be slacked off to fill a zone where a more potent scorer was located (matchup zone).
    This scorer (say Kobe) would be treated like a man to man until there was a pick... a pick would be switched... most other players would still be gaurded like a passive zone.

    It sounds kinda convoluted but it draws more attention to the threats on the floor.

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