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Is it just me...

Is it just me or is Dejuan Blair turning out to be a pretty good prospect. Everyone always says that height isnt as important as wingspan or standing reach. Blair has a longer wingspan and standing reach than blake griffin. im not saying he is as good or will b as good as blake, cuz he wont, but i think he is should b a lottery pick. He has slimmed down and has a 33 inch vertical and 12% body fat, the same as James Johnson. If i were the nets, i would definitely pick him


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I hope people keep sleeping

I hope people keep sleeping on him. I'm targeting Blair and Henderson in my keeper leagues next year. Two low risk high reward guys. The 12% body fat really surprised me. I wouldn't be surprised if he's that far off from Thabeet. Jordan Hill running like a wing should help his stock, but his bench press gave us a few more question marks. I think he's a top 5 pick regardless though.

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Blair

Honestly, Im getting nervous about Blair. I mean he is having good workouts and numbers.

I heard the Elton Brand comparisons...I cant agree.

I think the only team that has a good reason to take him in the lottery is New Jersey...

Other than that...16-Chicago, 19-Atlanta, 20-Utah,21-NO and 22-Dallas are his hotspots.

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chicago would love to have

chicago would love to have him

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If a point guard the Pacers

If a point guard the Pacers want isn't available at 11, then they'll take Blair for sure if he's still on the board.

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maybe....but then

maybe....but then again...they may look at Daye.

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After his combine Daye has

After his combine Daye has no business declaring this year. Dude's scared of a Weight Bench for crying out loud. Hows he gonna back down Amare Stoudemire Next Season?

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Blair

I have a lower opinion of him then just about anyone on here it seems. He officially measured in at 6-5 1/2 with shoes ON. That means he is probably only about 6-4 without shoes. It is one thing to say he can make up for his lack of height, but that is going to be a huge obstacle for him. And I don't think other then an incredible wingspan and physical strength that his skills are anything impressive. I have him going towards the end of the first round.

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He wont...he is clearly a

He wont...he is clearly a East coast player....

See..you cant look too deep into the combine numbers.... I think he will go mid 1st to late 1st

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Hmmm

I think you are mistaken llperez. He was 6'5.25" with his shoes off.

http://www.draftexpress.com/nba-pre-draft-measurements/measurements.php?...

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Blair

Is down in weight for a contract ...Can he keep the weight off?

I sense a lack of playing time and cash flow will equal a large rump who cant or wont run the floor and end up a Mini Stanley Roberts ...

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Dont do it again Chi-town

Remember Michael Sweetney? Yes, Blair is more athletic (barely) and he is longer (also barely)..but I think DeJuan Blair will have the same type of career. Maybe Craig Smith without the midrange game at the very best

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I like the comparison

I like the comparison Iguodala. I think he'll be what sweetney should have been though, but coming out they were both in the same boat. That draft just royally blew the big one though.

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