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    I just don't get the hype with Jimmer.

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    Well recently the Jimmer did hit 6 of 8 3's in a game vs the Knicks, Remember too Larry saved Herb Simon 4.28 mil in the Granger/ Turner pro-rated that's prob 1.6 mil paying Fredette the minimum would still leave over a mil savings . Not saying I'd do it just looking at it as adding another usable piece in limited minutes in the playoffs. After adding Turner, Donald Sloan's spot is even less valued. Nothing against Donald

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    Well recently the Jimmer did hit 6 of 8 3's in a game vs the Knicks, Remember too Larry saved Herb Simon 4.28 mil in the Granger/ Turner pro-rated that's prob 1.6 mil paying Fredette the minimum would still leave over a mil savings . Not saying I'd do it just looking at it as adding another usable piece in limited minutes in the playoffs. After adding Turner, Donald Sloan's spot is even less valued. Nothing against Donald


    Jimmer's shooting would space the floor too. If we played a lineup with......



    Allen
    Cope
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    Jimmer




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    I just don't get the hype with Jimmer.
    Have you not seen any of his BYU days? There isn't any NBA hype, it's all from him stealing souls in college. Watching him then was great TV. Pulling up from 10ft behind the 3pt line with a defender closing out on him was unbelieveable.
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    Have you not seen any of his BYU days? There isn't any NBA hype, it's all from him stealing souls in college. Watching him then was great TV. Pulling up from 10ft behind the 3pt line with a defender closing out on him was unbelieveable.
    He agree, he was absolutely ridiculous in college. I was referring to the NBA hype, or lack of, rather.

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    On ESPN FIRST TAKE this morning, they were having a four way discussion about Buyout guys. One of the guys said Jimmer would fit nicely in Indy. I doubt Larry goes for him though, considering playoff rosters have to be set by March 1st.

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    Well recently the Jimmer did hit 6 of 8 3's in a game vs the Knicks,

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    I am tempted. I mean CJ has just been awful lately. And Bird was interested in Jimmer in the draft. I think though Larry might feel he's made too many moves already? But I would consider cutting Sloan for him...........maybe?

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    I'd take Jimmer over Sloan.

    That's about it.
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    I'd take Jimmer over Sloan.

    That's about it.
    And we have the money which is great but I wonder how much change is too much change.

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    Seems like a good scoring PG who can shoot from outside and pair with Lance and ET. We'd have to drop a player... Sloan?

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    I would definitely give him a look. We need one of those guys who is cash from beyond the arc, and Jimmer certainly is a 3 point specialist. Maybe over Sloan, but I wouldn't cut anyone else. I don't think a signing will happen, but Legend will (and certainly should) give him a look.
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    I want him in the blue n gold because he is one of my favorite players and he still has a lot of potential left.

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    He's like a short Adam Morrison or Trajan Langdon. He can shoot but he is just so slow on defense that it would drive me nuts.

    I'd rather give more minutes to Butler and Copeland if we need a shooter to help spread the floor.
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    He's like a short Adam Morrison or Trajan Langdon. He can shoot but he is just so slow on defense that it would drive me nuts.

    I'd rather give more minutes to Butler and Copeland if we need a shooter to help spread the floor.
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    Yes, of course we should have interest. He's one of the league's elite shooters, and would make a dynamite scoring punch off our bench when needed. He's shooting 48/49/90 this year --- you think our offense could use that kind of efficiency?

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    Watson/Fredette/Turner/Scola/Bynum would be a very interesting second unit.
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    Watson/Fredette/Turner/Scola/Bynum would be a very interesting second unit.
    Not sure we'd play two point guards together off the bench.

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    Not sure we'd play two point guards together off the bench.
    Could though... I've always thought Fredette's game was more like a SG than a PG. If he were 2 inches taller, I think you're talking about a SG.
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    Not sure we'd play two point guards together off the bench.
    Jimmer is in the same vein that GH is a PG......both are really ComboGuards that can pretend to be a PG but is more of a SG. GH is way better at it than Jimmer is....but I don't consider Jimmer a real PG by any stretch of the imagination.
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    Jimmer is in the same vein that GH is a PG......both are really ComboGuards that can pretend to be a PG but is more of a SG. GH is way better at it than Jimmer is....but I don't consider Jimmer a real PG by any stretch of the imagination.
    Interesting. I don't think the move needs to be made? But arming yourself with more weapons for a match up with Miami couldn't hurt. Especially one that can shoot. It'll be interesting to see what Larry does. If he's aware of the Jimmer buyout at all.

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