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» Sun Apr 17, 2011 12:21 pm
http://youtu.be/lUxKzucNsTo


18 years old. 6'9, 245 lb monster with a 7'7 wingspan. very reminiscent of Ben Wallace/Serge Ibaka


he's a PF but imagine the defensive unit we'd have if Lee had to sit and Udoh & Biyombo were roaming the paint.



hope he's there at our pick ... if not ... realistically it'll be Kawhi Leonard.

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» Mon Apr 18, 2011 8:01 am
This is our man.When have we had someone that size with his athleicism and strength?If he's a hardworker he'll thrive in the NBA.
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» Mon Apr 18, 2011 2:17 pm
They list Bismack as a 6'9 center mainly because he doesn't have much offensive skills. He's Ben Wallace 2.0 or another Adonal Foyle. Not sure if thats a good thing, but they did take a 6'10 PF last draft and they still have David Lee. At #11, I don't think BB would be the best available player.
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» Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:03 pm
I want more defense, but not in the form of players that don't play the other end either, unless they really fit in, like BWallace has in his nba career
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» Tue Apr 19, 2011 12:38 am
Ben Wallace looks a lot bigger and stronger, Biyombo reminds me of Udoh, with his build.
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» Tue Apr 19, 2011 11:37 am
Udoh is much lankier than Biyombo... he isn't QUITE Wallace size (closer to Ibaka right now), but lets not forget he's only 18 years old [as far as we know]. :roll:
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» Tue Apr 19, 2011 12:44 pm
Kind of a man amongst boys in that youtube vid, looks good but he wont look nearly as good against some guys his own size.
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» Tue Apr 19, 2011 3:50 pm
Read the other day that he way taken to a specialist who said based on his growth plates he could be even younger than 18, but regardless still has much room to grow. Would have to acquire a legimate big-man coach to develop him as his game is still very raw.

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» Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:49 pm
I would totally take this guy at #11. some "experts" would probably knock us and say he's not lottery worthy, but who cares? in a weak draft class we need to take a gamble. nbradraft.net has him going #25 right now to Boston...
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» Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:58 pm
Are they sure about those numbers? Because i think they refer to a Gibon. Man have the same span as high. No way there can be such a difference. If there is, we are talking about a freak of nature. The only explanation is that the boy will get taller, fast.
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» Tue Apr 19, 2011 7:26 pm
Can't help but think he sounds like a guy who might turn into Ekpe Udoh two years down the road. That may not be a bad thing, but I'm not quite so thrilled about the Warriors drafting a big with no lost post game (isn't that one of our bigger needs?). The Warriors are at a point where should be drafting NBA-ready upperclassmen, not projects. They're in "compete now" mode. Not quite "contend now", but way better than another four years of rebuilding.
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» Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:07 pm
so we do have a 1st round draft pick?
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» Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:56 pm
Yes, we do.
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» Wed Apr 20, 2011 8:36 pm
Guybrush wrote:Yes, we do.


that we own?
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» Wed Apr 20, 2011 8:40 pm
im on this biyombo train btw... we'll have this african backcourt... udoh who has nigerian backround, biyombo from the congo, and.... uhhh..... yeah... udoh and biyombo

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