Welcome Jalen Lecque?

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  1. Dr. Jones

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    3 jump shots in the first 90 seconds of that video...... There has to be 50 reasons this kid didn't get drafted.
     
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    http://www.nbadraftroom.com/p/jalen-lecque.html

    Combine these things with the fact that he hasn't played against even college competition and it is easy to see why teams decided to pass. He is simply a pretty big project and while he is very athletic there just isn't any skill that he truly excels at right now.
     
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    Still there were still a lot of projects drafted last night. I'm surprised he didn't go at least late second round. I guess he will get an opportunity with the Thunder.
     
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    Most projects have at least one elite level skill (ball handling, shooting, passing, rebounding, IQ, etc.), but from what I can tell the only thing that seems clear with Jalen is that he is a great athlete.
     
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    Being a great athlete is what sticks out. Also Dort has the ability to get to the rim and draw fouls. He will definitely need to improve his skills for sure. I understand he views himself as a point guard so this will be interesting to see how it plays out.
     
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    It is humorous to me that you are all-in on a first-year unproven football coach and a widely panned 1st pick at QB and yet are taking every opportunity to shat all over the Suns...
     
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    Rotoworld's take: "You know a team had a bad night when their best move on draft day is signing an undrafted player, and Lecque may have more upside than Cameron Johnson."
     
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    Jalen Lecque has agreed to a four-year, undrafted free-agent deal with the Phoenix Suns, with two years guaranteed, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
    You know a team had a bad night when their best move on draft day is signing an undrafted player, and Lecque may have more upside than Cameron Johnson. As a five-star recruit coming out of high school, Lecque had a commitment to NC State, but the 19-year-old combo guard changed his mind perhaps because he was draft eligible. Lecque showed out at the combine with an event-best 43-inch max vert. Lecque is a little short at 6’3", but he has a 6’9" wingspan.
     
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    Ok, I mean this is a stupid.

    Of course a raw 19 year old stud athlete has more potential than a 5 year college player. Doesn't mean the potential gets fulfilled.

    This kid will be spending a lot of time on our g-league team.
     
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    And will probably end up like DJjr
     
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    I actually love the Suns more. I actually think I bleed Purple.

    Sarver, JJ's contract issues, Kerr, and all of the crap that happened the last 16 or so years has made me dead inside.

    I feel like this team cheated on my Mom. Then shot my dog. Then gave me ebola.
     
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    Another way of looking at this is that Jalen could very well have been our #32 selection. So, in a way, we never really gave the #32 away. (I mean if you have any optimistic fibers left from last night.)
     
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    Fair enough.
     
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    Okobo has less than 1% of the athleticism of Lecque...
     

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