Who do you trust on Draft Day?
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  1. RipCityRevival
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    Posted 06/24/2010 10:36 AM

    So I was watching some of the Draft Preview shows and I noticed that Houston should be much better than they are. In the last couple years they have traded the rights to Nicolas Batum and Rudy Gay on draft day. Could you imagine Houston having Rudy Gay, Nicolas Batum and Aaron Brooks holding down the 1,2,&3 spot? That's a pretty stacked backcourt. As an owner, do I trust my GM and my scouts on Draft Day if they lost me that? He seems like the anti-pritch. I still wish I knew what was happening with the Blazers in that area.
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  1. Kim~
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    Posted 06/24/2010 11:37 AM

    I watched it too. Looks like Tom Penn landed on his feet.

    If I were the Blazer owner, there is no one I would trust more than KP, Born and Buchanan. 

    As far as who I trust to not blow smoke, MB, Tone and Ben from Blazers edge. They talk basketball, and I have never heard them tell us how many pairs of shower sandals a player keeps in his locker;) 


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  1. DHawes22
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    Posted 06/24/2010 12:18 PM

    Our scouts are some of the best in the business.

    Houston definitely wet the bed though. Even at the time, I was wondering why they'd deal an for a late 20's role player for the potential of Rudy Gay. Are the players comparable? Yes, but Gay is still so young and has more room to grow. Brooks was a gem late in round 1 though, but I guess that's the way it always works. you'll have your hits, your misses, your blunders, and your diamonds in the rough.
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