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    This was touched upon in the Daniels article, but I'm watching the video, and Donnie is asked what NBA player Quis reminds him of:

    Daniels reminds me of a different type of player, a Derrick McKey type of player. That, you know you can sit and talk about starting, and scoring, and all the things you want to talk about. But if you were to ask me right now who was one of the best players we ever had, in our franchise, I'd say Derrick McKey. For exactly that reason. You can play him anywhere. If he started, fine. If he didn't start, fine. He'd play 1, you know, he'd play any position you wanted. And he was always there when the game was on the line. And always did the most important things. You know he either got the rebound at the right time, or he stopped the shot, or he got a steal. He made the 3-point shot, right when you had to have it. And I call them winning players. And I think Marquis fits into that role somewhere.
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    I couldn't agree with Donnie more.

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    I AM Satan.
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    Just finished watching the whole thing. It's 32 minutes, and I'd really recommend watching it. I'm too tired to even try and give a recap, but it gives good insight into where Donnie's at with this team and what he wants. Way more detail than you'll get from the papers.
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    Definitely a good and informative watch.
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    Is there anyway to save it and watch it later ?

    Sounds like a good show... n thanks for the explaination, I remember seeing the Avy and it all makes sence now


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    It was a good watch.

    The "Larry loves slow shooters" thing was indirectly asked about
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    Very good watch.Like Kegboy said, it does give you alot more insight of what DW wants to do to the team.

    Id tell any PD member to watch this video.
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    Agreed. As the members of Guns and Roses once said, "every rose has its thorn".

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    I'll have a downloadable version available soon. If anyone is interested, I can upload it. (Reply here to let me know)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hicks
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    I'll have a downloadable version available soon. If anyone is interested, I can upload it. (Reply here to let me know)
    I'd like it!

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    I'll have a downloadable version available soon. If anyone is interested, I can upload it. (Reply here to let me know)
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    Yes, please
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    Wow, thanks a bunch Hicks.

    For all of the knocks on Donnie Walsh, one thing you can not knock him for is his speaking, even if this isnt exactly a "huge" audience.

    I would love to sit down and have a basketball conversation with him.

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    Sounds like Donnie and Larry together have a pretty clear idea of what they want. Doesn't sound like a two-headed monster at all. But then, it never was.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bulletproof
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    Sounds like Donnie and Larry together have a pretty clear idea of what they want. Doesn't sound like a two-headed monster at all. But then, it never was.

    He also addressed the "Playoffs - mission accomplished" notion
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    Thanks Hicks, it would be much appreciated.

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    I thought that the most interesting thing said was that Donnie will not trade players away, but rather trade for players.

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    This was an excellent interview, as others have mentioned, and a recommended watch.

    I know some people out there don't like Donnie Walsh, but I always have been pleased with having him in the front office, and feel that we have been blessed to have someone of this caliber working for the Pacers.

    I think this interview really shows that he is very intelligent, and knows the game, and knows the business.

    It will be interesting to see what moves are made in the next 2 weeks, to get a better idea of what the roster will look like this season, and where the minutes might be distributed.

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    I didn't even know Donnie knew Grace.....

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    What, pray tell, did Derrick McKey, ever do/not do to deserve the satanic appellation? We know Larry Brown loved Heavy D as well, so was LB a part of the Satanic worship? And more importantly, will Dan Brown be doing a workup on the Pacer's front office soon?

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    What, pray tell, did Derrick McKey, ever do/not do to deserve the satanic appellation?
    Wasted alot of talent by not being assertive enough. In fact some of the descriptions of MQ being a little laid back does bring back some nightmares.
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    Wasted alot of talent by not being assertive enough. In fact some of the descriptions of MQ being a little laid back does bring back some nightmares.
    I would agree that he probably deferred too much offensively at times, but stating he wasted a lot of talent and wasn't a good player is totally wrong. They did let him hang around too long after he became injury prone, however.

    I was led to believe that MQ's main attribute was attacking the rim, so I guess without seeing him yet, I'm not getting the comparison. Sounds like they are completely opposite players.

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    I would agree that he probably deferred too much offensively at times, but stating he wasted a lot of talent and wasn't a good player is totally wrong. They did let him hang around too long after he became injury prone, however.

    I was led to believe that MQ's main attribute was attacking the rim, so I guess without seeing him yet, I'm not getting the comparison. Sounds like they are completely opposite players.

    I agree with you completely. Marquis is very aggressive offensively, he takes it to the basket, and has a great little runner if he can't go all the way. So I see Marquis as a very different player than McKey, but I also understand what DW is saying.

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