Free Agent Blazers sign Marquess Chriss to training camp deal

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  1. Natebishop3

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    Not sure where he'd fit with Nance and Zeller on the bench.
     
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    Actually I think we may go into the season with a full 15 man roster. We’re in the tax either way and smith and Chriss are better than your standard camp invite. Wonder if they have some sort of promise that if they show up, don’t shit all over themselves, they’ll be on the team.

    We have so many expirings/minimums that creating a roster spot for a buyout later on in the season would not be an issue. And with Nurk, Zeller, and Nance all having durability issues, depth can’t hurt.
     
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    Kid certainly has some skills if he has matured between the ears.

    As for the lob threat, we must be getting Simmons so someone on the team can throw lobs to him. Otherwise....meh.
     
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    Little bit different kind of big than what we have already. We're vertically challenged. If he's the last guy on your roster, that's a pretty gifted athlete to have in that spot, IMO.
     
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    If he's healthy he could be one of the better athletic 4/5's we've had in a while.
     
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    Looks like Draymond was setting the table for him quite a bit in those highlights. I hope Chriss can regain some of that athleticism.
     
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    Please don't judge him good or bad off a "highlight" reel.
     
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    Look at his career body of work.
     
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    How much did he pay you?
     
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    because everybody loves to watch missed shots..turnovers..dumb fouls and blown coverages SO MUCH!
     
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    When KG was a rookie or even into his 2/3rd year, he flopped more than any big guy in the league. When his man would back him down it didnt take much for him to hit the floor. He was constantly on the floor.
    Years ago I saw a highlight reel of him and his flopping it was hilarious. He was young just out of HS and a string bean for sure.
     
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    With the athletes we have, I hope we have someone who can throw lobs....
     
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    Billups will make Dame a better point guard.
     
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    Safeway meat deli...go for the Polish links...maybe some Chorizo...mix those two together and you've got the plump Big John combo!
     
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    Yeah, we know, highlights are useless and the people that make them are just wasting our time ;)
     
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