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Published: Thursday, June 27 2013 11:15 p.m. MDT

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JBQ
Saint Louis, MO

This pick only makes sense in the context of Karl working with him. He is raw with great potential and will not work out if it takes a village. The mailman just has a knack. It is called being a winner and that attitude must be contagious.

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New Orleans, LA

After all these years the Jazz finally land Shawn Bradley. And it only cost them a #46 pick and cash.

Jazz Source
Alpine, UT

Imagine, a 7'2" dude that can dunk!

Did anyone see the youtube video highlights? I'll save you the trouble, it was him dunking the ball about 50 times in games..and there were a few good blocks mixed in there. I have no idea whether can actual shoot it. Literally.

I hope they can beef this dude up by letting him hang and bank with Kanter and Malone. If they did we could end up a Roy Hibbert type which would be sweet.

Truthfully it is about all you can hope for that late in the first round...especially in this weak draft class.

Kakashi
Tokyo, Japan

@Jazz Source

i don't want to burst your bubble...but he is way way behind Hibbert...hibbert wasn't fast...but he was strong...this guy...is so thin...you can put a sf heck even a PG to guard him...and once he goes baseline...bump him a little...and he'll go out of bounds...but his footwork is awesome for a big guy....what he needs is to increase his strength...improved his fundamental skills in boxing out...because he can be boxed out by a PG...if...he does improve as expected...get strong...beef up a little...improve his back to the basket, because he has none...and develops a decent mid range shot at least 15 ft...then that would be very ideal...if not...well you get a backup C that is a pushover...but...i dont say i hate the pick...its just that...this is a project that could take years

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