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    It is, and that is why he got drafted by us. He has what it takes to play in the NBA. He has great athleticism and he is a hard worker. He's a much better and bigger Lou Amundson.

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    It is, and that is why he got drafted by us. He has what it takes to play in the NBA. He has great athleticism and he is a hard worker. He's a much better and bigger Lou Amundson.
    Not really sure how you can already say he's better than Lou Amundson. He only averaged about 3 more rebounds and points than Amundson, despite being a starter on a COLLEGE team. Can't deny that he's a big body and a great athlete but that doesn't make him a good basketball player.

    A lot of times when you hear about someone's game being better suited for the NBA, they're talking about a great young athlete with potential. Failing to impress in 4 years at Duke hardly makes me confident in his pro potential.

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    Plumlee reminds me of Josh Harrellson. Anyone else see this comparison? I wanted to pick up Harrellson last year, but the knicks nabbed him, so if we have anything close we are good.
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    He has the physical tools, athleticism. He seems intelligent. I question his confidence/assertiveness/consistency... but we'll see. As always, I'll give a guy a chance.
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    Plumlee reminds me of Josh Harrellson. Anyone else see this comparison? I wanted to pick up Harrellson last year, but the knicks nabbed him, so if we have anything close we are good.
    Other than being white and having a 2nd round talent level, no.

    Plumlee is way bigger and more athletic. Jorts actually has a little skill.
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    I hope so cause he wasn't that good in college.
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    Plumlee reminds me of Josh Harrellson. Anyone else see this comparison? I wanted to pick up Harrellson last year, but the knicks nabbed him, so if we have anything close we are good.
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    Plumlee reminds me of Josh Harrellson. Anyone else see this comparison? I wanted to pick up Harrellson last year, but the knicks nabbed him, so if we have anything close we are good.
    Exactly what I thought.

    I believe that Bird knows more about his job than we do and this kid has a chance to be a backup in the NBA. Bye Bye Amundson?

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    Josh Harrellson was similar, statistically speaking, but a little better in his last college year: 7.6 ppg, 8.7 rpg his final year, then the 45th pick of the draft. Josh has three point range, however.

    He is a very good comparable, though. #45 seems to be a good area for players like that.
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    Bye Bye Amundson?
    I hope so.

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    I wasn't happy with the pick (Plumlee), in fact, I threw a pillow across the room when Stern announced the pick. I was much happier with the 2nd pick (Orlando Johnson), as I see far more potential there than in Plumlee. Having said that, and being a huge Purdue fan, I seem to remember a rather timid and not-so-aggressive big man in Brad Miller who interestingly enough was undrafted coming out of Purdue. He seemed to turn out to be a pretty darn good center and he was a starter. We aren't asking Plumlee to come in and be our starter, we are asking him to be our backup big man. I don't see him taking any minutes away from Hibbert (assuming we re-sign him - PLEASE FOR THE LOVE OF ALL THAT IS HOLY RE-SIGN HIM!!), but I do see him being a decent back-up in terms of rebounding and interior defense (something he needs to work on). He isn't going to do a lot of damage offensively, but he is athletic and with the proper instruction, has the potential to fit quite nicely seeing how athletic he is.

    All-in-all, we could have taken a chance on a much more talented and skilled player, but he fit a need the P's have and I have to trust Larry on this pick. Time will tell, but I'm not as down on Plumlee today as I was last night.

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    I hope so cause he wasn't that good in college.
    He also had to transfer out of his small town Indiana HS b/c he could not crack the starting lineup as a Junior


    To the other poster, Brad Miller had much better numbers as a senior: 17 ppg, 9 rpg, 2.5 apg, 1.6 bpg, 63% fg, 78% ft ... although his vert was more like 4 inches probably.

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    .... Oh jeez.

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    He has the physical tools, athleticism. He seems intelligent. I question his confidence/assertiveness/consistency... but we'll see. As always, I'll give a guy a chance.

    You describe exactly what I think of Josh McRoberts. Still don't understand why he can't put it all together? Is it his work ethic? I think it's a lack of confidence thing more than anything. He seems happy just to be in the NBA. You can't approach it that way.

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    Mcroberts can't score outside of a dunk. That's a problem if youre going to be a finesse big man in the NBA.

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    Plumlee is a "hustle" player in the same vein as Foster/McBob/Hansbrough/Amundson. So that's pretty much the most I expect from him, which would make him at least serviceable. He'll be the cheap replacement for Lou, but I would have preferred to just bring back Fez, honestly.

    His movements are very mechanical, particularly in the post. His awkwardness kind of reminds me of Tyler in that way.

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    I'd like us to bring back Fes as well.

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    Mcroberts can't score outside of a dunk. That's a problem if youre going to be a finesse big man in the NBA.
    Now someone will start quoting stats that show that McBrick is a great shooter and according to some should have been our starting PF for years to come. Me? I agree with you.......

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