Welcome Cam Johnson

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  1. ASUCHRIS

    ASUCHRIS ONE HEART BEAT!!!

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    What is the point of putting them out there?!? It's summer league! These guys are expected to be contributors, and they need to be playing every minute they can against credible competition. What do they need to prepare for?

    It's ridiculous that they're wasting an opportunity to get these guys minutes.
     
  2. ASUCHRIS

    ASUCHRIS ONE HEART BEAT!!!

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    What is the point of putting them out there?!? It's summer league! These guys are expected to be contributors, and they need to be playing every minute they can against credible competition. What do they need to prepare for?

    It's ridiculous that they're wasting an opportunity to get these guys minutes.
     
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    Chaplin Better off silent

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    THat's pretty much my feeling, but I'm not going to lose too much sleep over it. If they come out the gate awful, I'm not sure that, "They should have played in Summer League!" is a very good excuse.
     
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    Unless a player gets injured in Summer League, Summer League never seems to matter or be remembered within a day of it ending.
     
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    Jarrett Culver isn't playing either.
     
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    Per the article I quoted, he will play this summer.
     
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    I'm not terribly concerned if players do not live up to expectations in summer league.

    No doubt, the NBA should not have scheduled summer league before free agent and trade signings can be consummated.

    I think summer league loses some of it's luster when first round picks do not participate. It definitely needs to be fixed if the NBA wants summer league to have a purpose and an attraction.
     
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    And even that rosiest of evaluations still had Cam projected as a potential Top 20 pick, not a lottery pick.
     
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    SirStefan32 Krycek, Alex Krycek

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    I've only seen random clips and highlights but what impresses me is that his shot looks exactly the same every time. Doesn't matter if he is spotting up, running off a screen, shooting in transition, his form is always the same, and his release is always the same
     
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    I was taking to someone today about Cam and he asked an interesting question: Which 11 players did you have on your board that were better than Cam? I’m not sure I could really answer that question. That leads me to believe that he actually wasn’t over-drafted.
     
  15. Ouchie-Z-Clown

    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    I love these after-the-draft posts. I almost guarantee you that if asked that question before the suns took him you would’ve named 20 players before him. Imo (and just my opinion) this is classic “he’s ours and we will begin overrating him” syndrome.

    My counter is, look at every predraft mock you can find and try to locate a single one that had him as high as 11. Heck, as high as 17!

    And mind you, I fully recognize his valuable skill if his shooting translates.
     

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