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Old 05-20-2008, 01:15 PM   #5151
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Bil Laimbeer was really gonna be the guy I was going to pair with Robinson, but oh well, gotta pick someone else now.
You were going with the cleanest of clean players and one of the dirtyest players. I like. Would be tough to go inside.
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:19 PM   #5152
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Lambeer could do all the dirty work while Robinson prayed for his soul.

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Old 05-20-2008, 01:20 PM   #5153
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Lambeer's an awesome pick, was praying he fell to me, would of been sick with Webber.
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:20 PM   #5154
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:21 PM   #5155
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yeah gotta admit was sorta hoping Laimbeer would fall that far, but it was a long shot. I know I'd get made fun of for having a slow unathletic team but then you'd all be like "omg white boys are beating me whambulance"
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:22 PM   #5156
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I hate Laimbeer.

He's a decent pick, but I hate Laimbeer.
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:23 PM   #5157
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*wanted laimbeer*
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:25 PM   #5158
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Al J is a good pick, he was someone I thought was going to be very good value in the 3rd. Paired with Kobe you get just a sick offense, you can just fill the team up with a lot of role players at this point.
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:27 PM   #5159
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when i was a kid and it snowed we would play hoops on my friends lowered rim with no fouls. it was a cross between football and basketball. we called it bill laimbeer basketball.
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:29 PM   #5160
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Jefferson's TS% is decent but not amazing but then again he hasn't been on a good team. He is one of the better rebounders though and probally the best available one with a good offensive game. He does have a short sample size but definitely longer than Bynum by a mile. There's no contest I'd prefer Jefferson to Bynum and it's not really close to me.
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:30 PM   #5161
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:31 PM   #5162
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Re: Modern Era NBA Build a Franchise Draft Discussion

Round 2: Pick 73 G Terry Porter


Terry Porter gives me three valuable things in this draft: versatility, durability, and efficiency.

He gives me versatility because he can play either the 1 or 2 with ease. Early in his career as the starting point guard, he averaged nearly 9 assists per game. Then, he was shifted over to the two spot for a better passer and he did what he always did - tickle the twine like mad. In this league I can go either way, giving me the option of selecting the best player available in the later rounds, and not being confined to pick a specific position.

He gives me durability because he missed significant time only once in his career, and that came when he was 31. He will show up every game and play alongside another iron man in David Robinson.

Finally, and most importantly, he gives me efficiency. From ages 24-29, he shot .487 from the field including nearly .400 from the 3 point line. His TS% was a ridiculous .587. Not only can he find Robinson in the post, he can knock down the open shots if someone dares double him.

Porter's team only once failed to miss the post season.

Relevant stats (from 24-29):
*17 points, 8 assists, and 4 rebounds
*.587 TS%
*.393% from the 3

Team So Far
1:8 - C David Robinson
2:73 - G Terry Porter
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:31 PM   #5163
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another great pick with Porter. Sick pairing.
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:33 PM   #5164
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ah ya, thats what we called it.
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:33 PM   #5165
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Good pick, don't know much about him but his stats look good.
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:34 PM   #5166
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I definitely think most of the last couple of picks are great value.
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:35 PM   #5167
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so meh on porter
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:36 PM   #5168
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yeah gotta admit was sorta hoping Laimbeer would fall that far, but it was a long shot. I know I'd get made fun of for having a slow unathletic team but then you'd all be like "omg white boys are beating me whambulance"
IDK do you think they'd be able to get along without killing eachother?



I cam across a great snap when searching for Laimbeer pics. See, the Piston's knew how to slow Jordan down.

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Old 05-20-2008, 01:39 PM   #5169
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i just think there were a lot of better players out there than porter. laimbeer too but i guess he provides stuff that others cant.
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:39 PM   #5170
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Is there any pic of Lambeer not trying to murder Bird? LOL
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:39 PM   #5171
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btw biiigchips was on a half hour ago. wonder where he went.
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:40 PM   #5172
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That Lambeer photo is AWESOME. Whose foot is that by their heads? He is in for a rough fall, whoever it is.

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Old 05-20-2008, 01:44 PM   #5173
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this image is a lie imo

http://youtube.com/watch?v=QNJpJptNct0
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:45 PM   #5174
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i just think there were a lot of better players out there than porter. laimbeer too but i guess he provides stuff that others cant.
Both are low variance picks.
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:45 PM   #5175
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so meh on porter
I dunno.. I think he's kinda the nuts with David Robinson. I can't name a lot of better players, either, without going very young and unpredictable. Porter had a very underrated career.
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