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Introducing Sergio Llull

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Alvin Choo, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. RV6

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    i didnt necessarily mean for this season, but it makes it easier to give up brooks and ride lowry as a starter earlier than later. And i'm guessing he can always be bough out early as well. You want him to gain experience and expand his talent overseas, but you also want to bring him in early enough for him to develop an NBA rather than having him come too late and too settled into the euro game.
     
  2. warmshizzle

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    Hes shooting form looks like Nash's
     
  3. Prince

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    showcasing Llull to get Rubio. :)
     
  4. rwienert

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    is it too early to start giving then a nickname? (probably considering we don't even own the rights to one of them) if not, I vote for The Spanish Armada.

    :)
     
  5. Williamson

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    He looks great in that video and it's really interesting to hear Hinkie walk you through what you're seeing. Also, gotta love the footage of him harassing Deron Williams.
     
  6. BleedRocketsRed

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    Getting owned by the Jazz. Won't happen once he joins this team.
     
  7. devilsdandruff

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    how do you pronounce LLULL
     
  8. meh

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    Didn't the Spanish Armada get punked big time? I'm not sure that's such a good nickname. ;)
     
  9. Deckard

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    We talked about Llull a lot back in June. Here's some links, if anyone wants to see who liked him and who thought the pick was crazy. BimaThug, me, and a couple of others liked him. DD was bewildered.

    http://bbs.clutchfans.net/showthread.php?t=170873&highlight=Llull

    http://bbs.clutchfans.net/showthread.php?t=170886&page=1&pp=20&highlight=Llull

    http://bbs.clutchfans.net/showthread.php?t=171033&page=2&pp=20&highlight=Llull

    Some images I posted back then:

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    Freaky clip of Sergio. Check it out.

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    This guy has some hops.

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    This is the "top 5 dunks" this year (Euro version?). Llull is the first one (#5) and goes the length of the court for the slam.

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    Same kind of deal for Alley-Oops, with Llull feeding a player for the dunk. Perfect feed.

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    This is a link to a high quality video of Llull breaking Rubio's ankles. Can't imbed it for some reason. Look at about the 45 second mark.

    http://acbtv.acb.com/video/1834


    I think this guy has star potential. Thinking about him playing with Chase, for example, is pretty exciting. He's perfect for Coach A's system, IMO.
     
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  10. saleem

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    I was pleased with the pick. I think he can be another backup PG for us.
     
  11. Deckard

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    I think he could be a starter if he's given a good shot at it here. Not right away, obviously, but in time. The guy has serious skills.
     
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    Francis 6'3, 43 inch vert.......considered one of the most explosive points to ever play the game...

    --RB
     
  13. pippendagimp

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    i'm not sold on llull just yet. he is talented and skilled with decent size. but his head is what i worry about. not unlike ronron, he sometimes takes really stupid shots and falls victim to mind games by the man he's guarding.
     
  14. Aznoob

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    Physically gifted, not just superb at shooting.

    Granted, he has speed, but usually, smaller people have better speed than taller people. Usually.
     
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    i think it's "yull"
     
  17. Raiden87

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    looks like he would fit in well wonder if he can play sf
     
  18. MadRox

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    Then we might as well trade TMac for AK47 to complete our international team?
    Rubio
    Llull
    AK47
    Scola
    Yao
     
  19. Scarface281

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    So, maybe ship Llull off to Minnesota in exchange for Rubio? I wonder what else we would have to throw in.
     
  20. DaDakota

    DaDakota If you want to know, just ask!

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    Bye Lowry.

    ;)

    DD
     

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