Official New Jersey Nets #1 pick Status Thread..........

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  1. BoomChakaLaka

    BoomChakaLaka Well-Known Member

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    From what I understand, if we don't get their pick this year, then we get next Year's lottery protects to 1-2. So if the Blazers have a plan B to package this pick with players, we still might be fine if we don't get this summer's NJ pick. They are not getting Howard next year, so I don't see how they'll be much better next season.

    I think we'll package the NJ pick plus to trade for Rondo.
     
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    Kendall Marshall on fire in the first half

    13pts/6asts with 7min to play in the 1st half
     
  3. blazers2285

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    Marshal looks good in the first half my only worry is his defensive quickness but he looks great out there. I kind of want him maybe with our pick.
     
  4. Ed O

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    I'm rooting for them to lose every game. I'll take the chance of perhaps getting the 4th or 5th pick... or getting their pick next year. I don't want to have them make a run at the playoffs and us pick 10th or 12th or something with their pick.

    Ed O.
     
  5. illmatic99

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    Gerald playing really well today, but Nets still losing.
     
  6. THE HCP

    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    I'm worried they are going to lose there way into the top 3!
     
  7. illmatic99

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    Man this Irving kid is amazing. Reminds me Brandon with his poise.

    Tie game 4 mins left.
     
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    Irving is great isn't he? Just 19 years old!

    I remember watching 1 game of his at Duke and isntantly thinking he was going to be a star. Coach K said he was the one freshman he ever had that he never had to chew out because he thought exactly like him.
     
  9. illmatic99

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    Oh freaking rookie call. Carry? Really refs? That was an amazing move by Irving.

    Still tie game 1min left.
     
  10. illmatic99

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    What I'm starting to look for after watching more college ball these last few years than ever before, is for guys that make the game easy. I don't care about guys like Jimmer who take and make ridiculous shots in college. Because that skill doesn't transfer to the NBA. The guys that can get layups in traffic and lull defenses to sleep (like Lamb or Rivers) are the ones that are more likely to have success in the NBA.
     
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    :56.9 New Jersey Nets NJ Gerald Wallace misses a layup


    Ah, the familiar Gerald returns.
     
  12. illmatic99

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    Cavs up 6. Freakin Nets are gonna lose their way into the top 3.
     
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    obviously there's no way they get to #1. worst case scenario at either 2 or 3 we still have more or less a coin flip for their pick.
     
  14. illmatic99

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    So I'm confused here. Will NJ even send anyone to the lottery to stand in in-case the pick becomes top 3? Say they end up with the 4th worst record (and 4th best chance of landing #1), will they have a representative there, or will it just be us?
     
  15. magnifier661

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    Wow that's a really good question! I don't know
     
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    For example, in 03, Memphis traded Detroit their top 1 protected pick. They landed at #2, and CLE got #1, and that pick went to DET (Darko). But Jerry West was out repping the Grizz in the lottery and was visibly disappointed when they didn't get #1 (Lebron).
     
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    I thought about that too. I think they will have a rep there. Makes the most sense to me. I vaguely remember a similar situation the past few years where the team had a rep there and didnt get the pick cause it fell outside the protection
     
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    Yeah they definitely send a rep to the lottery. They have their pick until the ping pong ball results are revealed.
     
  19. magnifier661

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    Don't want to bring up bad memories but, what if nj got the worst possible record. That would give them the best shot at a top three pick. What if during the draft lotto, we see them fall all the way to the 4th pick? Would it feel like we felt when we won the first pick in 07?
     
  20. BBert

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    Nothing will ever again feel like that. One pop of the cherry. The subsequent disappointment is just to great to ever be that optimistic again, ever, about anything. It would still feel pretty good though, but more like relieved than mind blowingly ecstatic.
     
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