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    Draft Alex Len, Anybody?



    Might he be the perfect low-post compliment to Anthony Davis?

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    I'd rather have Alex Len and keep Davis @ PF

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    He looks good, but needs to learn to use his left hand.
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    Still think Ryan Anderson is the perfect compliment to who Davis will be in 2-3 years. I would be shocked if he is still a PF when his body matures.

    That said, if we move Lopez in a package that nets a SF, I will take Len and develop him into the same role, with a higher upside of course.
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    Go for a position of need like SF, Anthony Davis is the future at C for this team.
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    I still feel like with his perimeter skills, PF is the spot that he could dominate for the next 10-15 years. How he matures will tell the story as we don't have anyone to compare him to, projection wise (he's unique), but I see Duncan when I see Davis, not a traditional center. Will be fun watching...that's for sure.

    I can see Len averaging 17-20 ppg in this league from the center spot. Don't know much about his defense yet though.

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    I just don't see him being that different from Meyers Leonard who is shaking out to be a bust. He has a better offensive game, but does he rebound well or move his feet well on defense?

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    Personally, I feel we have too many quality bigs already. If you have 96 minutes to divide up between your PF and C I feel in a few years Davis and Anderson will take up between 74-78 of those minutes. That leaves only 18-22 of those minutes to divide between Smith and Lopez.

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    Yea I think I would rather go after a SF like shabazz, poythress, or mcadoo
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    Quote Originally Posted by AD23forMVP View Post
    Personally, I feel we have too many quality bigs already. If you have 96 minutes to divide up between your PF and C I feel in a few years Davis and Anderson will take up between 74-78 of those minutes. That leaves only 18-22 of those minutes to divide between Smith and Lopez.
    I'm not sure if you can ever have enough quality bigs, and personally I don't think we have them. I think Anderson is perfect coming off the bench to get minutes at the 3 and 4 spot (25-32 MPG). Start a Len (When/If he's ready) and Give him 30ish MPG (or Pekovic etc) and Davis 38ish.

    C- Len 30 Lopez 10 Davis 8
    PF Davis 30 Anderson 18
    SF Someone yet to be named 30- Anderson 10ish- Someone to be named 8.

    Really who knows, it could take Len 2 or 3 years to be ready to play starters minutes and by that time we could be ready to let Lopez go and some minutes open up. Just my thoughts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zach Leto View Post
    I just don't see him being that different from Meyers Leonard who is shaking out to be a bust. He has a better offensive game, but does he rebound well or move his feet well on defense?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zach Leto View Post
    Meyers Leonard who is shaking out to be a bust.
    Don't you think that's premature??? Everyone knew he would take time to develop. He's not getting a lot of minutes, but is shooting good FG and FT %'s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BallSoHard View Post
    C- Len 30 Lopez 10 Davis 8
    Lopez deserves way more than 10 minutes per game playing time. He's 10th among centers in PER now, playing 27 minutes per game. Cutting that down to almost a third of his current minutes in favor of a rookie like Len would be a horrible decision.

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    Len is hurt.
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    I like the idea of Len at C but it worries me that scouts question his toughness.

    I do not want a "finesse" C.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelMcNamara View Post
    Still think Ryan Anderson is the perfect compliment to who Davis will be in 2-3 years. I would be shocked if he is still a PF when his body matures.
    The Pels should draft Bennett for this reason. Anderson is best off the bench, but can start while Bennett gets his feet wet.

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    I just can't get behind Len.

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    I have been warming up to the idea to go with Len or Zeller at 6.
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    I'd prefer Zeller over Len.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hennessyrob View Post
    Len is hurt.
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    yes but i dont think its anything serious, i like len a lot, he has great size and is a 2 way prospect offensively and defensively

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    if we could trade gv and lopez for bledsoe i wouldnt mind signing budinger and drafting len

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    Bigs with feet problems are huge red flags for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eman5805 View Post
    Bigs with feet problems are huge red flags for me.
    It was a partial stress fracture in left ankle that wasnt that bad, could have healed on its own but he took the safe bet and opted for surgery. I wouldnt be to concerned with that.

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    That's how it starts. Nothing major...

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    I'm not going to dismiss him due to his injury. Hell, if Noel fell to 6, I wouldn't even think twice about drafting him.

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