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I posted the video here...

http://murraysports.net/0404192.htm
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https://www.lineups.com/articles/ja-morant-scouting-report-2019-nba-draft/
https://fansided.com/2019/03/22/ja-morant-closed-skills-nba-draft-process/
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ThaiRacer96 wrote: Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:07 am https://www.lineups.com/articles/ja-morant-scouting-report-2019-nba-draft/
https://fansided.com/2019/03/22/ja-morant-closed-skills-nba-draft-process/
When I read stuff like this I just laugh to myself and stop reading:
......While he’s a good jumper off two feet, I didn’t see a ton of freak athleticism or explosive plays......
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smidge34 wrote: Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:15 am
ThaiRacer96 wrote: Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:07 am https://www.lineups.com/articles/ja-morant-scouting-report-2019-nba-draft/
https://fansided.com/2019/03/22/ja-morant-closed-skills-nba-draft-process/
When I read stuff like this I just laugh to myself and stop reading:
......While he’s a good jumper off two feet, I didn’t see a ton of freak athleticism or explosive plays......
Wtf game was that guy watching? The one vs Belmont at home when he was hurt? I've stopped reading most evaluation articles a while back. Most are clear that they've never seen him play on TV, much less in person. I'm glad NBA scouts know a little bit better.
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smidge34 wrote: Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:15 am
ThaiRacer96 wrote: Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:07 am https://www.lineups.com/articles/ja-morant-scouting-report-2019-nba-draft/
https://fansided.com/2019/03/22/ja-morant-closed-skills-nba-draft-process/
When I read stuff like this I just laugh to myself and stop reading:
......While he’s a good jumper off two feet, I didn’t see a ton of freak athleticism or explosive plays......
Maybe that moron would like to see Ja dunk over the top of him while he is on the receiving end of a T-bag?
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racerlover wrote: Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:47 pm I will say that I haven't watched NBA basketball faithfully since Jordan and Bird were playing. I will be watching Ja no matter where he goes, but I'm hoping he will go to a big market team such as the Bulls or Knicks. I want him in the biggest markets on the biggest stage and watch him become an NBA superstar. I hope five years from now (or less) that the name Ja will be a household name. I'm so excited for him that I feel like I'm being drafted!!! :banana:
As long as he doesn't go(come) to Houston he should be fine.

It seems like a place not to foster young PG talent I recall... :scratch:
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RacerSurveyor wrote: Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:28 am
racerlover wrote: Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:47 pm I will say that I haven't watched NBA basketball faithfully since Jordan and Bird were playing. I will be watching Ja no matter where he goes, but I'm hoping he will go to a big market team such as the Bulls or Knicks. I want him in the biggest markets on the biggest stage and watch him become an NBA superstar. I hope five years from now (or less) that the name Ja will be a household name. I'm so excited for him that I feel like I'm being drafted!!! :banana:
As long as he doesn't go(come) to Houston he should be fine.

It seems like a place not to foster young PG talent I recall... :scratch:
Tough to be a point guard when your shooting guard never gives up the ball. :P
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ESPN has Ja as the obvious #2 pick no matter who the team picking might be this year.

2. Phoenix Suns

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Height: 6-foot-3 | Weight: 170

The Suns and Cavs both finished the season 19-63. They'll have the same odds throughout the top four, no matter who wins Friday's tiebreaker, though the loser can fall as far as No. 7. Morant would be the choice at No. 2 either way, and for the sake of this mock at the moment, Phoenix gets the pick.

Morant's emergence from no-name high school recruit to NCAA tournament darling was one of the better stories of the college basketball season. He's one of the best athletes in this draft. He's a highly creative and ambidextrous passer who should fit into the NBA game seamlessly with his ability to navigate pick-and-rolls and make plays in the open floor. He's a better shooter than he gets credit for, though his casual approach to defense and decision-making sometimes works against him.

The Suns have a gaping hole at point guard, and even though there will be some things to work out in his fit with Devin Booker, Morant should be simply too talented to pass up.
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https://clutchpoints.com/nba-draft-rumors-jerry-west-believes-ja-morant-best-player-in-2019-draft/
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https://sports.yahoo.com/ja-morant-im-point-god-150637485.html?src=rss

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JoeD wrote: Mon May 06, 2019 11:17 am https://sports.yahoo.com/ja-morant-im-point-god-150637485.html?src=rss

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Read the nasty comments from bitter people that have never seen him play in person...or even on TV. But then again, I guess that's their right to be ignorant.
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racerlover wrote: Mon May 06, 2019 1:27 pm
JoeD wrote: Mon May 06, 2019 11:17 am https://sports.yahoo.com/ja-morant-im-point-god-150637485.html?src=rss

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Read the nasty comments from bitter people that have never seen him play in person...or even on TV. But then again, I guess that's their right to be ignorant.
Really the first negative comments we have heard about Ja. How about saying he is confident in being a pg. Ja will win them over quick
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msuowns wrote: Mon May 06, 2019 5:56 pm
racerlover wrote: Mon May 06, 2019 1:27 pm
JoeD wrote: Mon May 06, 2019 11:17 am https://sports.yahoo.com/ja-morant-im-point-god-150637485.html?src=rss

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Read the nasty comments from bitter people that have never seen him play in person...or even on TV. But then again, I guess that's their right to be ignorant.
Really the first negative comments we have heard about Ja. How about saying he is confident in being a pg. Ja will win them over quick
I noticed the negative comments have become more and more as he has played better and better. And if he becomes a superstar in the NBA, the haters will really come out of the woodwork. Trust me, I'm sure people hated Michael Jordan, the way some hate LeBron. I guess the better athlete you are, the more people love and hate you. Nature of the beast sadly.
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People are gonna say something about a 20 years old who hasn’t played the first minute in the Association calling himself “point god” lol. Not surprising to me.
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Make no mistake, I am behind Ja 100%. He is the best college point that I have seen. I firmly believe he will have a long and successful career as a pro. Having said that, these are the thoughts I have about that interview.
I don't know who is in his ear, but that interview concerns me. He will be a great point guard, but the Ja that I have watched for the last two years would not try to put a target on his back. He most likely will be on a team that does not have the best of talent, and the opponents will be bigger,stronger, and faster than college players. Why say things like that to make it harder for himself ? :scratch:
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Your exactly right rr. Ive been blabbing on about Ja's prospects in the NBA and how they need to be toned down for months..Hope Im wrong...

Im routing for him but the NBA will not be like anything he has acheived so far!
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JoeD wrote: Tue May 07, 2019 2:03 pm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uAUCdO2pKU
I had breakfast with a pretty smart fella who said you really had to take the entire video in to get the context of his statement and I admit I had not watched it all this morning.
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Overall video is much better. Seems to be the same old Ja. Shows how a small part can be taken from an interview to skew what was said. :thumbup:
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