As a Sixers fan, I was hoping that somehow they could land in the top 3. However, knowing that was not likely, I just hoped that Boston would not land in the top 2. So seeing them end up with the 5th pick works for me. I would love to see the Sixers come up with a package of picks and players (preferrably Andre Miller) in order to move up and grab either Al Horford or Brandan Wright.
I always have weird feelings about foreign players that are supposed to be a top player. I love foreigners, but when they are supposed to be the next big superstar I tend to think they are all busts. So I'm not sure if I'd want any of my teams to pick Yi Jilian or whatever his name is. Then again, I was against picking Yao Ming too, and see where that got me.
Just read on realgm.com that Hibbert is staying in G-Town! Pretty crazy... he was a top 10 pick IMO
Can't wait to see Simmons reaction! Although it wouldn't shock me for him to attempt to justify that landing the 5th pick is not a bad thing for the Celts.
Last edited by HotCorner; 05-23-2007 at 12:36 PM.
My mock for right now would be this for the lottery.
13.New Orleans-Al Thornton(SF-Fl St)
14.LA Clippers-Acie Law(PG-Tex AM)
But that was the old regime, the new GM (Kevin Pritchard) would've selected the BPA (Paul)
Portland also has (count 'em) four 2nd round draft choices, so look for Pritchard to be active. One proposal: deal ex-GA Tech PG Jarrett Jack and the four 2nd round picks to ATL and select Conley Jr. #3?
Last edited by gm; 05-23-2007 at 05:22 PM.
Never overlook the obvious
And a hockey team to share their arena with.All they would need would be a true point guard.
I think that this will be the best you will see out of Brandon Roy though. He reminds me of Emeka Okafor in the ready to play out of college mold, but doesn't take his game to the next level. I could be wrong.
2nd round picks don't have much value, and Jarrett Jack isn't Mike Conley. Can't see that deal flying.