Zombie Neil Deserves Respect

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  1. UKRAINEFAN

    UKRAINEFAN Well-Known Member

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    Well, I think his main motivation is that he is worried about looking bad for giving up this lottery pick in a good draft, but he is not going to say that to Stotts; I don't think they are that good of buddies. :)
     
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    Unless Olshey says; "Look, you help me out here and I will keep you on; I'll take all the heat."
     
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    lol yeah because that’s believable.
     
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    Now that both are gone, this is an interesting reread. Some of my favorites include:

    • "he put together an amazing team around Dame and CJ"
    • "I still think Olshey is a bad GM; too many ego-driven decisions and too much time drafting off of Dame's greatness"
    • "Neil did a bang up job upgrading our defense across the board...what's not to like?"
    • "I honestly think Jones will quickly win over the naysayers with his high energy game, passion (wanting the guard the other team's best player), and skill."
    • "If Neil is a bad GM I don't know what a good one looks like."
    • "Right now I think Olshey is being OVER respected"
    • "Neil is not destined to stay here to many more years, he will end up in one of the larger higher profile markets."
    • "This roster is very talented."
     
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    I also like “Roco’s great for us.” Ahh we had such hope back then.
     
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    No doubt... really wanted that one to work out... he was ok last year, but not worth two 1st round picks. This year, even worse.
     
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    Very glad to notice this is the first time I appear in this thread...
     
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    #MeToo
     
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    I was thinking the exact same thing.
     
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    #MeThree
     
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    Well whaddya know
     
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    I guess he found that the market for a short SG with the skills of a SF wasn't that great.
     
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    The more impressive ones are those who stood up against the people saying we were one of the most talented, deepest teams in the league, and that Derrick Jones was a great deal.

    Much easier to come in after all the information and crap on it!
     
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    Are you trying to make a lot of enemies??!! :)
     
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    I'm not even gonna check for myself....
     
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    I said these are my favorites... nothing to dislike about that!
     
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    yeh, right!
     
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    You didn't post until the thread was a year old. All your takes were solid!
     
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    So, I should contact the city and tell them not to erect that statue in my honor? ;)
     
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    Oh, thanks; I guess I usually do take the cautious approach.
     
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