would you do something like this:
we win the lottery with our pick. toronto or sacremento are picking 4th and give us the following offer:
we trade the #1 overall pick for the #4, their 2nd rounder and they take on diop's contract with cap space or tpe
Yes, I would do it. We get Barnes, Williams or Kanter with that pick. Then take our 2 early 2nd rounders and our NO 1st and try to move up a few more spots. Grabbing Alec Burks with that pick would make for an awesome Draft.
Saw that report on Barnes, and then they came out and said both he and Henson were undecided and would take a few days to decide. I can understand Henson staying, but cannot understand someone staying who will be a Top 3 pick. I admire someone like Sullinger saying he wants to stay at OSU another year, but the risk of blowing out a knee and losing a few million dollars just seems to much of a risk. Modern surgery can do a lot, but some injuries will take away one's explosiveness and speed which can be very critical parts of the game for a NBA player. I think it would be an admirable decision, but in error as well. Not very idealistic of me, but I think it realistic.
Yeah, swedd, you know better. No athlete is staying in college for a degree. It's because for whatever reason the pro life isnt available, appealing or worthwhile enough for them at the time. Not hecause they want to learn economics or medieval history.
That may be the case for the retards who get in school by being ball players, not the case for guys seriously looking to set themselves up for the future, especially with the way guys are going broke after they retire.
He chose UNC because they offer an accelerated business program. If he takes summer classes then he can get his degree in two years. Makes sense to me to postpone the NBA for a year if it means being set for life.