Moses Brown signed to training camp deal

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    I remember him being a five star recruit out of high school. I like him as a two way candidate because he’s got upside both physically and basketball wise. Whiteside and Gasol are also expirings.
     
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    7'1" 245lbs. had nice rebound and block numbers. Interesting.

    Sounds like he just needs to get stronger and work on his shot a bit. You can't teach 7'1" with a 9'3" standing reach.
     
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    Good project center
     
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    Combine measurements

    7’2.5” (in shoes)
    237 lbs
    7’4.75” wingspan
    9’5” standing reach
    9.50 Hand length
    10.25 Hand width

    Just for reference, that standing reach is identical to Whiteside’s. Only Bol Bol and Tacko had longer reaches in this years class. It’s elite.

    Definitely worth a look.
     
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    I read about him when we were doing the mock draft. The kid has a high ceiling, needs to figure out his body, build some muscle and get some experience. He can be something in the league. He is aggressive as hell in the paint, but his offense is limited. His blocking and rebound numbers are solid. Great two way contract.
     
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    I will refrain from obvious joke....
     
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    You know that Moses is not permitted to reach the promised land.
     
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    Brown was top 5 among centers at the combine in the standing vert, shuttle sprint, and lane agility drills. So the athleticism and the measurements are there. The rest can be developed, specifically his offense, but will take time, making a two way contract ideal. I’m sure there will be other guys getting TC invites though, so he’ll probably have competition for that.
     
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    That's funny right there! :)

    Nah, for some reason, I was just reminded of this old commercial..

     
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    Did he dominate in the Pac12?
     
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    You have trouble pronouncing Moses Brown?
     
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    I wouldn’t say that, but he was very efficient. He averaged 9.7ppg, 8.3 rpg, and 1.9bpg in only 23 minutes a night, good for a PER of 22.4, tops on the team.
     
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    Heh, no. Not exactly sure why I was reminded of that, but I was. :dunno:
     
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    I like this move a lot!

    He's probably the rawest project we've had in years but he'd develop nicely under the guidance of Gasol.
     
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    Another high ceiling project? One of these guys has got to pop, right?
     
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    Blazers have had 18 players at training camp the last three years. Right now they’re at 16, and that includes Nurkic. Look for at least two more invites. I believe London Perrantes is one, but that hasn’t officially been announced, so maybe not?
     
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