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Postby dcdoorknob » Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:23 am

9.12 - Samuel Dalembert (C - Mil)

Upside! Ok, maybe not. :) We know what he is at this point, but I don't see why he won't, once again, get 22-24 mpg, with something around 7/7 and 1.7 blocks, without hurting ft%. I did want to shore up blocks here and there aren't a ton of worthy options left for that. The other main guy in consideration to do that was Omer Asik, and while he does have a bit more upside (in rebounds and blocks mainly), I worry about his sub-.500 ft%, which could start to really hurt with increased attempts. If I felt my team's ft% was a bit stronger already I may have taken Omer, but I wasn't comfortable with my team's ft% taking that kind of punch, so Dally it is.

10.1 - J.R. Smith

One way or another, he should be in line for at least mpg in the mid-20s (more is not completely out of the question), and he put up top-70 value in 27mpg in the half of the season he played last year, so I feel comfortable with the production I'm likely to get from grabbing him here outside the top 100. For my team right now, I was hoping to keep addressing 3s and also steals, and J.R. offers some help in both, making him a good fit for what I'm looking for here.
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Re: Draft Room

Postby silentjim » Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:51 am

10.02 Evan Turner (Phi - SG,SF)

Guess I'll follow my own instincts and take players regardless of team. I was looking at Kidd and Derozan here as well, but like Turner's upside quite a bit more.
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Postby phx_2008_champs » Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:08 pm

10.03 - Demar Derozan (TOR - SG/SF)
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Re: Draft Room

Postby Grounded Polo » Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:17 pm

10.4 Jason Kidd (PG - NYK)

Just hedging my bets with Felton here, could use the 3's and assists upside also.
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Re: Draft Room

Postby geodbear » Mon Aug 27, 2012 6:51 pm

10.05 - Trevor Ariza (SG/SF - Was)

Someone has to play SF in Washington and it's either Ariza or Singleton, so I'll go with Ariza.
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Re: Draft Room

Postby mbuser » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:16 pm

10.6 Rodney Stuckey (G - DET)

Is this Stuckey's year for full health and good production? Pick 114 isn't a terrible spot from which to find out.

*edit* added correct pick#
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Re: Draft Room

Postby So-Tex » Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:00 pm

10.07 Courtney Lee (G/F - BOS)

Again, just filling up my roster with players I like. Lee should actually get some run as the starting SG in Boston, at least until Avery Bradley comes back from injury and they have to fight for it.
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Re: Draft Room

Postby RedHopeful » Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:10 pm

10.08 Lamar Odom (F - LAC)

I'm willing to give him a second chance at this point in the draft. Back in LA, back as a 6th man big and no troubles so far this offseason in his personal life. Don't think it's too far-fetched to expect a floor of 11 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2ish assists and between .5 - 1.0 3/blk/stl.
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Re: Draft Room

Postby jphanned » Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:40 pm

10.9 Ricky Rubio (PG - MIN)

Was gonna wait another round to take him, but no one available really piqued my interest. Makes sense here in a ROTO format where I could just stash him on the bench for a month or so and not lose out on much from my second UTIL spot. Big fan of what the Wolves did in the off-season adding Budinger, Shved and Kirilenko. Those three give Rubio even more weapons to find and utilize.
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Re: Draft Room

Postby barrec » Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:02 am

10.10 Mario Chalmers (PG - MIA)

Nelson, Thomas, Kidd, Stuckey, Rubio were all on my list here. Easy to say that after the fact, I suppose, but I definitely feel late to the party. Chalmers really might not be that interesting, however he's a starting PG and his stats match my team needs - 3's, a few assists and 1.5 steals/game.

Now that my starting line up is filled out, it's evident I am reliant on a few big horses rather than spreading the team's strengths over several players. It's a safe, safe, safe team so far with more question marks than actual upside. However I look forward to the reserve rounds to find some true lottery tickets.
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