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  1. BallDon'tLie

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    Kentavious Caldwell Pope will make everyone forget that Arron Afflalo ever played basketball.
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    Within 2 years? Hope so.
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    Middleton had quite a game for Milwaukee tonight. He was plus 23, as the Bucks came back from being down 2o to win the game. Middleton defends well, handles the ball well, and does not miss his outside shots. Just want to point out, Middleton was given away as part of us getting Jennings. Bad, bad move.
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    How can you say it is a bad move before you have seen Jennings play?
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    Jennings was a free agent. I have seen Jennings play. I have seen Middleton play. I'd take Middleton any day to build a team around. Of course, both are young, and could improve. Who knows who will be the better player down the line. But a guy like Middleton who can shoot lights out, handle the ball well, and play lockdown D, is a rare find.
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    Afflalo, aka Spellcheck, scored 30 tonight to help his team win a game. And missed just 4 shots in doing it. PS, Afflalo is a lockdown defender, handles the ball well, and can shoot lights out. And was given away by Dumars. Kind of a pattern here, I think.
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    Biggest mistake I made this season was dropping him from my fantasy team after one game, so yep I made a bad mistake just like Joe....
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    Just got through watching the Clippers/Kings game....and there he was the Big Nasty holding the clipboard as an assistant coach for the Kings. Guess he is there to school Cousins on being tougher under the hoop and trying to hold his cool..Cousins was .24-10- two steals two blocks and two bonehead plays in crunch time as rhe Kings loss to the Clippers 110-101.

    Still thinking that if we had had the cash, the Big Nasty would have been the difference in getting that back to back in 2005.
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    Spellcheck just helped bury the Nets. Not saying he did it all by himself, but he had the biggest shovel. 3-5 on threes, plus 16 for the game. 8 assists, a couple of steals.
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    He gets a rebound every 32 minutes of action. The only player on the Bucks with less rebounds than him is Brandon Knight (1 less)... and he only played 2 minutes.

    They aren't getting much bucks for the bang so far.
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    If the coach ever lets him see daylight.
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    So for all the flack Joe gets for his drafting, the following players have netted 10+ win shares in their careers while playing primarily for other teams:

    Brian Cardinal (456 games played, 15.1 ws)
    Mehmet Okur (634 games, 54.7)
    Carlos Delfino (507 games, 22.5)
    Amir Johnson (437 games, 28.4)
    Arron Afflalo (430 games, 22.0)
    Chase Budinger (233 games, 10.3)

    All of those guys came at the end of the first or in the second. He's always been very underrated at finding later talent.
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    I enjoyed watching Milwaukee beat Cleavland tonight. Middleton was plus 17. Put it this way. Milwaukee was minus 12 in the 28 minutes without Middleton, but plus 17 in the 20 minutes with Middleton. Middleton triggered a run immediately upon entering the game in the first half, starting off with his triple. In the 2nd half, as soon as he came on, Milwaukee took complete control of the game, going up big. They sat Middleton, and Milwaukee quickly lost all their lead and fell behind. They did pull it off in the end, but barely. (and kept their lead the last couple of possessions by wisely putting Middleton back in for his defense.) Our other ex - Piston on Milwaukee, Knight, did not play but is close to returning.
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    Wow.
    I had no idea that Middleton was that valuable.
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    He's like bizarro Will Bynum.
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    Maybe he just does well against Cleavland?
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    Bynum screwed him up last year. Still trying to recover.
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    If you watch closely you'll see that Middleton is so disorganized from last year that he' often trying to rebound at the wrong basket during the games. 1 per 32 minutes is actually quite impressive under those circumstances.
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    Yeah but he has plenty of fight in him.
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