Do yall think Jermey Tyler will be good in taly i dont know much about accept that he is a big man i know im a brandon jennigns and he didnt do well over there but he still was a lottery pick. But the draft was weak maybe his draft is loaded and he fall second round. Jermey alos dropped out of school so he want get his diploma i think thats stupid what if he get injured nothing to fall back on. Im a rising senior and i think u should take school seriously. At least brandon was out of high school when he did it. And brandon was only there a year jermey tyler is staying there for two years. I think descion was bad but thats my opinion.
what about yall? Good decision or bad one?
I think Tyler is getting his GED but I could be wrong. I think it is a good basketball decision because he will get the most practice and reps he possibly can against better competition than he could find in the states. He will also have an oppurtunity to learn from veterans as well. But as far as a good future decision? If he flops overseas or in the NBA he will have nothing to fall back on.
Yea is a good basketball desision but is it a good life decison not trying to jinx or anything but what if he get a career ending injury i think he shouldve went to college or waiting ro he complete high school to go overseas.
Yea thats what I was saying. Good basketball decision bad life decision. NBA might have to look into making players complete high school or at least get a GED now depending on what happens with him.
you could get the same injury in highschool or college..if the injury is gonna happen its gonna happen. hes getting his ged and its a very good decision. hes getting 150k to play for 6months and he has 2 years to get adjusted because he still wont be eligable for the draft next year. this is the same thing euro players do (ricky rubio) they get a education while playign professional basketball yet there isnt a out cry or rubio or the others to turn down the money they are making overseas as a 16 year old to come over and play highschool basketball. jeremy tler was projected to be a top 3 pick in the 2011 draft and im pretty sure not too much will change that. even if he doesnt play well his game will definatly have improved alot more then it would have in highschool or college just liek jennings ability to be more pass first and more patience improved
so what happens if a player has a career injury in highschool?...no scholarship for college cant afford to pay to go to college. get student loans that they have to pay back. career injury overseas...150k to pay for college . hmmmmm which is the better decision life wise?. people talk about college like its going somewhere or theres a age limit to going back
quincey hodges u right about alot of thinks but he playing with biggger older players overseas so the risk of him getting injured is higher and he could the same injured in high school but he didnt what if him and his teammates never click it wouldve been a wasted two years i see why brandon did it he had no choice his sat scores was low.I think it could help him or it could hurt him. i think his two years will be good though
see i look at it another way..alot of athletes get injured more when playing with crash test dummies( against much inferior competition) you see alot more undercuts and things of that nature when playing with players who arent on youre level or near youre level skill wise. plus the chances of a career ending injury is very rare ( even shaun livingston is playing after what looked horrible). im sure he may get a broken nose or even ribs but they will heal. also like i said before euros do it all the time. they play in pro leauges while in highschool but i havnt seen one out cry for them to come to the us play his ball then college so why is it a big deal that tyler is doing it?
I agree with everything your saying Quincy. Good posts.
So did he graduate early as a junior or he dropped out of school to go play overseas?
I'm pretty sure he's home schooled and getting his diploma early, not dropping out or getting a GED. Seriously most of us could have done that at the age of 15. HS is not hard, just tedious and boring. Dude was getting nothing from HS ball. Playing oversees will help him expand as a player. He can pass and shoot instead of just stand in the middle and dominate. Who is going to get the most out of him? A HS coach or a professional coach? Who will bring out the best from him? A bunch of HS clowns or people trying to make a living. Let's see, forego your senior year of HS to travel to Europe and get paid 6 figures and challenge your game, OR go to prom...hmmmm. I think mostly people just LOVE to hate. How in the world would any of you make a decision different than what this kid did? Just because it's different it will take awhile for the public to get used to it. Nobody thinks different is a good idea until it becomes the normal thing to do. Your injury argument makes no sense. He has the insure most likely and if he doesn't 6 figures will get you into a college...better than hurting yourself senior year and getting nada.