I did not see a thread dedicated to over reacting to every performance by Byron like we have for some other players, so I decided to make this to say damn!
Stats against the Celtics 25-18-4 shooting 63% and 4-5 from three...
And we have just looked like an overall better team with him on the floor.
The more I see of him the more I want to include him in our young "core" and tie him up a long term deal this summer for a value. I honestly feel hes only gonna get better and more expensive,I feel like with the glimpses he has shown he is the exact kind of talent you want to sign. A young athletic 7 footer that can stretch the D at the four or five is rare in this league.
Last edited by Ezell; 02-12-2013 at 03:50 AM. Reason: accidently posted
He deserves some kudos. He's young and he's showing a propensity to learn.
I hope we keep him this summer.
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Lol it's fine. Happy Byron has came back so strong thought. Keep it up BJ!
Byron's BEEN killing it. People need to lay off. Go Cats.
I would like to think he could be had for 5M a year or less hopefully?....But that is not my area of expertise, so I honestly don't know and would like to hear some other opinions on what we should/probably will pay for his extension.
I have been down on Byron many times, so I have to eat crow when he plays well and he was fantastic last night.
As far as re-signing him- Omer Asik- signed a 3 year 25 Million $ deal with Houston after starting 2 games in his career for the Chicago Bulls. Plus bigs always get overpaid so I would suspect someone will make Byron a similar offer to Byron.
I hope that if we resign him, its for 5 years and 25-30 Million.
Agreed. Good thread. Mullens's play since he's come back has been damn good. Fire Dunlap indeed! LOL The work he's done with Mullens this year has been outstanding and a big credit to Mully for being so receptive to Dunlap's teaching and motivation tools.
Consistency is the last hurdle to cross before he becomes a legit starting big on a playoff team. Double doubles should be the norm with Byron; and they pretty much have been since his return from the ankle injury. Fingers crossed the development continues.
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It just shows how good fresh players are, his play tailed off before his injury. If only we could give our whole team 6 weeks rest I bet we would look a whole lot better
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