Arizona Basketball 2020-2021

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  1. Russ Smith

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    as I just posted apparently that medical retirement is now related to him going pro.

    I'm assuming that means it somehow frees up a scholarship for UA but no idea if that's the case.

    The odd thing was his statement that he has no idea where the rumors were coming from he wouldn't play again, they came from him medically retiring. But apparently he's made it "official" that he won't play for UA again so now people in LA think he's looking for a pro spot overseas
     
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    the condition he has is apparently something with part of the bone separating away or something like that but I would imagine it's cartilage too.

    We wanted him at UCLA but even during his last year of HS when he wasn't playing there were rumors the knee wasn't healing and that's why they were being somewhat secretive about what he'd actually done to it.

    I hope he does the right thing it's not an easy decision, if he stays in school he reduces his potential pro career overseas. If he goes overseas and gets further injured, he might regret not just staying in school.
     
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    YEah it frees up a scholarship.
     
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    I wish the kid luck seemed to be a good kid hate to see people get hurt.

    Very tough call if he has any chance at all of getting paid overseas you can see why he'd want to do it now while still young, get the money while he can and then come back and go to school.
     
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    Classy move by kid. Wish him the best.
     
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    Azuolas is Athe secret euro i was referencing and he has a chance to be the best recruit this season
     
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    So it WAS one of the names I listed. Good on you to keep it secret. I am excited by this prospect.

    With us also taking his brother, does that mean Brandon Williams is gone?
     
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    Jack Murphy deserves a raise.
     
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    If the team underperforms under Miller again, he just might end up being the next head coach...
     
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    The name had to be kept under wraps because someone leaked it in social media, which tipped off his professional team that he was considering playing college ball. That likely meant that they were going to up his salary to play there. Would’ve been embarrassing to lose a high ticket recruit because someone got sloppy on the Internet. As for Brandon Williams, likely spells the end, but that seems to have been the thought process for sometime now
     
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    Murphy is just a recruiter albeit a great one. I hope Miller is open to suggestions from Terry regarding the offense but I have my doubts. I don’t think a guy who made over $100m in the NBA grinds it out as an assistant if he doesn’t have major aspirations.
     
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    It seems Miller has been just a recruiter for quite some time as well, and he is now losing his touch there, relying increasingly on the likes of Murphy and likely now Jason Terry to win recruiting battles to make up for the ones Miller is now losing. Plus I can't see Murphy having the negative in-game impact that Miller has had of late. Just putting it out there...
     
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    Murphy’s not going to be the next Arizona coach when Sean leaves.
     
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    Would hate to lose him as an assistant...
     

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