End of bench bigmen

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End of bench bigmen

Will the recent signing of Jarron Collins to the Blazers it leads me to wonder why do these no talent end of the bench bigmen keep getting contracts? There has to be capable young bigmen in the DL

Hilton Armstong

Collins twins

Tony Battie

Brian Skinner

Jamal Magloire

Just to name a few


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If I had the choice between

If I had the choice between Hilton Armstron and a guy that averaged 20 and 10 in the d-league I would flip a coin. The guys in the d-league are there for a reason, if they were in the nba the nba would suck.

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id rather have the experince

imo the experience end of the bench guys help mentor the younger guys and provide more in practice cause they have already been there done that in the league

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For me I would take the 24

For me I would take the 24 year old D leaguer who hasn't had a shot on a rookie minimum contract then someone how has proven they don't belong on a much larger contract.

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A veteran locker room

A veteran locker room presence, experience, and a guy who knows the NBA game to match your first and second string bigs against in practice.

Would you rather have Jason Collins, who's played in an NBA finals, or John Bryant helping your first stringers and young players every day in practice?

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Also keep in mind that B.J.

Also keep in mind that B.J. Mullins, Courtney Sims and the 210lb Chris Johnson were the top 3 scoring centers in the D-League this year. I'd take Hilton any day of the week.

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Think about it this way, do

Think about it this way, do you want to spend practice time coaching your twelth man? What about when he only projects to possibly (if he works really hard and gets a good deal better) to being your 8th man? I think that it is practice stuff that keeps these older bigs around. It is just simpler for the coaches and when you want your second team to "pretend to be the Bulls" so the first team can see the plays that they are going to run against, the 34-year olds can do that in ways the young D-leaguer can't.

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I actually like Skinner

I actually like Skinner becasue he provides toughness and physicality when he plays, but I think Hilton Armstrong is gone after this season becasue he is a veteran who's only useful attributes are"6-11" and "former lottery pick"

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Funny how people say how

Funny how people say how useless these players are but you usually only find them on Playoff Calibur teams. I wish the Raptors could get one of these guys. Size and basic fundimentals for the game of basketball pays of well in this league.

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