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    Default Re: Three years from now, who's the better NBA player? Tyler or McBob?

    Personally? Tyler... by a large margin.

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    Tyler will be a better player this season than McBob will ever be.
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    Default Re: Three years from now, who's the better NBA player? Tyler or McBob?

    I'm gonna say Tyler. I only say this based on the fact that he has won so many awards, and has accomplished so much already. What has McBob done in his years?
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    Default Re: Three years from now, who's the better NBA player? Tyler or McBob?

    They'll both be backup PFs. Tyler will be better, but will still only be a backup.

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    Default Re: Three years from now, who's the better NBA player? Tyler or McBob?

    Tyler. Duh.

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    Default Re: Three years from now, who's the better NBA player? Tyler or McBob?

    Havn't seen enough of McBob to comment...
    they both neeed to play 30odd min per game for two diff teams in one year for us to have any idea..


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    Default Re: Three years from now, who's the better NBA player? Tyler or McBob?

    I hope both kids find some success. Tyler is a little more athletic and his intensity is unmatched. McBob also is an athlete but is not as polished. It will be interesting is the new McBob after reportedly adding some muscle in the offseason will be as explosive.

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    Default Re: Three years from now, who's the better NBA player? Tyler or McBob?

    We have both of them so I guess we'll find out in 3 years who will be better. I guess I'm so upset with this pick because with McRoberts we already knew what we had. A role player with pretty good upside and great athleticism that can do the energy/hustle stuff. So Larry goes and picks Tyler Hansbrough so we can pay a guy 3x's the amount McBob makes to do basically the same thing.
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    Tyler will be a better player this season than McBob will ever be.
    No kidding.

    The Jamison Brewer redeux love fest is a bit silly, isn't it?
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    Tyler will be a better player this season than McBob will ever be.
    Agreed.

    I believe that TH was one of the few players we could draft in our position that is ready to step onto the court right now.

    With that said, I'm not sure that he has the upside that some of the other selections might have had.

    He's physical and very tough-minded, there's no doubt about that. And he can certainly knock down a 15 foot jump shot and give you maximum effort and reasonable success on defense.

    But what is the likelihood for him to be much better in say, his 3rd season, than he will be in his first season?

    I'm not so sure.

    The biggest dissapointment for me is that there were trades bouncing all over the place, and we couldn't seem to pick up an early second round pick to get one of the fine players left over.... like DeJuan Blair.
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    They'll both be backup PFs. Tyler will be better, but will still only be a backup.
    Maybe so, but for drafting 13th in a "weak" draft that's a fine outcome for a team that still needs help to get into the playoffs. Can't afford to waste a draft pick on another "high upside" guy like Shawne Williams. Sometimes, "high upside" means "the player stinks now, and we just haven't figured out if he'll always stink or not..."
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    Default Re: Three years from now, who's the better NBA player? Tyler or McBob?

    Definitly Tyler.

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    But can we reasobaly expect him to be much better in say, his 3rd season, than he will be in his first season?
    Granger was a four-year college player and he's made big improvements every year.

    We're expecting improvements from Rush and Hibbert in their next NBA season, and they were four-year college players.

    This assumption isn't particuarly strong. Tyler is a winner and leader because he knows how to overcome obstacles with success. There is something to that.

    The biggest dissapointment for me is that there were trades bouncing all over the place, and we couldn't seem to pick up an early second round pick to get one of the fine players left over.... like DeJuan Blair.
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    Granger was a four-year college player and he's made big improvements every year.

    We're expecting improvements from Rush and Hibbert in their next NBA season, and they were four-year college players.

    This assumption isn't particuarly strong. Tyler is a winner and leader because he knows how to overcome obstacles with success. There is something to that.
    Well... I am hoping as much. Perhaps it is time for me to drink the Kool-Aid once again.

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    I'm getting close to looking for that big guy to bust through the wall. Especially if we can find a taker for Ford and re-sign Jack.

    PS, I love the fact that Tyler is about an 80% FT shooter - that is so important. His coaches seem to have a hard time leaving him on the bench in a close game. And that's a good thing.
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    Granger was a four-year college player and he's made big improvements every year.

    We're expecting improvements from Rush and Hibbert in their next NBA season, and they were four-year college players.

    This assumption isn't particuarly strong. Tyler is a winner and leader because he knows how to overcome obstacles with success. There is something to that.



    Ain't that the truth.

    Jay, it looks like Bird has managed to satisfy you somewhat 2 drafts in a row.

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    Default Re: Three years from now, who's the better NBA player? Tyler or McBob?

    3 years from now who will be regretting the stuff they said about Hansbrough. Or simply denying it or making some type of excuse

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    Jay, it looks like Bird has managed to satisfy you somewhat 2 drafts in a row.
    I hate him for doing that, too.



    (I wanted Blair, but obviously there is something wrong with the knees that caused him to drop. So be it.)
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    Tyler will be a better player this season than McBob will ever be.
    That's an ignorant statement.

    Hans could struggle all year to adjust to the NBA, just with the fact that his matchups are going to be so much different. Hell, he could be injured for the whole season for all we know right now. Ask Blazers fans about how that can happen.

    McRoberts will be as good as we need him to be. If he's buried as our 3rd PF for 3 more years, then you're obviously not going to see much out of him.

    Right now, McRoberts is a little north of 6'10" and right around 250 lbs. Hans is a little north of 6'8" and 235 lbs and Hans is almost 2 years older than McRoberts. That's right, Josh is young for his grade level and Hans is old. McBob is young enough to be a Senior next year in college.

    This is not as clear cut as people make it out to be. I love that we've got 'em both, and I hope we eventually try to USE them both.

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    We have both of them so I guess we'll find out in 3 years who will be better. I guess I'm so upset with this pick because with McRoberts we already knew what we had. A role player with pretty good upside and great athleticism that can do the energy/hustle stuff. So Larry goes and picks Tyler Hansbrough so we can pay a guy 3x's the amount McBob makes to do basically the same thing.
    I agree with you that it's kind of a wasted draft for not addressing the PG need in the 1st round and for blowing our wad on a PF that is missing a ton of the typical PF tools, but McBob and Hans are NOT the same guy. Hans brings different things to the table that McBob doesn't (or at least hasn't yet).

    I actually think McBob is the better athlete. More hops, more finesse, and I would wager faster in the 40 yard dash (if this were football). I think Hans is naturally stronger, but with Josh up around 250 now with all of his gains being solid and Hans at 235, I'm not sure who would look better in the weight room. McBob is going to be more of a high flyer, and Hans is going to be more of a banger on the post on offense.

    I think if you put em both on the floor at the same time, you're gonna see a lot of Josh getting the ball, taking it inside, making a fake, and then making a sweet dish to Hans for the dunk. I can see that right now.

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    Default Re: Three years from now, who's the better NBA player? Tyler or McBob?

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    They'll both be backup PFs. Tyler will be better, but will still only be a backup.
    Ditto.
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    3 years from now who will be regretting the stuff they said about Hansbrough. Or simply denying it or making some type of excuse
    Or who will have to admit that it was pretty much a failure after all? You know this kind of thing could work both ways .
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    3 years from now who will be regretting the stuff they said about Hansbrough. Or simply denying it or making some type of excuse
    Excellent post, I agree. You guys are going to be pleasantly suprised with Psycho T.

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    Default Re: Three years from now, who's the better NBA player? Tyler or McBob?

    Seriously? Hansbrough will eclipse McBob's career in his first season.

    I like McBob, I really do. However, I think Josh won't be in the league in 3 years. At Best McBob is a journey man who might get lucky and find a home for a few years at a time.

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