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Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by my time to shine, Apr 16, 2022.

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  1. He’s a good role player in the GSW system

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  2. He’s a superstar and gonna get all nba selections soon

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  1. iNoseBleedRed

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    Durrel morray
     
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  2. B-Bob

    B-Bob my celli weighs a ton

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    Nice little article, as BSPN goes, and of course it's a little fawning b/c Warriors.
    But I like Poole and just hope he goes elsewhere.

    https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/33839330/inside-jordan-poole-ascension-golden-state-warriors

    Two interesting things in this piece:
    1. How much he worked and how frustrated he got during the pandemic.
    2. His attitude and honesty about letting his play do the talking (kinda refreshing these days):

    "I've always made people eat their words," Poole said. "I never went to the media and said anything about anybody else. I just shut up, take it all in and let my game do the talking. It feels a lot better. Oh, my god, it feels so good."
     
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  3. hakeem94

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    well they also got lucky with steph at 7 klay at 11 and dray at 34

    imho its more than just luck

    give all these players to stephen silas and let them play at empty TC and youve got yoursleves a bunch of top 5 picks for the next several years in a row....
     
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  4. DavidJuan

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    True. Looney I think had to be a late pick as well. Not a great player, but a useful piece in a championship team. Curry, Thompson, Poole, Green, Looney, all their own draft picks. Plus potential in Kuminga, and maybe they can still rescue Wiseman. I guess their secret is not just drafting well, but keeping all these players they draft, and making them their core, before adding some free agents to fill the voids.

    Rockets need to start doing that. Green, Sengun, Garuba, Christopher... and what they get from this year's draft. Imagine if 7-8 years from now they are all still Rockets and either stars or contributors.
     
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    nice....i am a big fan of continuity
     
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    Warrior owners are the anti-tilman

    If Tilman owned the Warriors he'd be screaming about how Klays contract is the worst he'd ever seen, feverishly looking to dump him and Wiggins at any cost
     
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    Highest payroll in the league
     
  9. pmac

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    How is this even possible? That's like a 200M+ payroll assuming they keep the rest of the guys together. That tax bill will be insane.
     
  10. DatRocketFan

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    It's pay2win something our cheap ass owner isn't willing to do to win.
     
  11. YOLO

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    it's called having an owner thats willing to pay like they have been
     
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  12. blahblehblah

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    Any Poole's extension won't kick in until 2024, when Wiggins will be a free agent. Poole will be paid 3.9 million next season.

    The Warriors are about 39 million over the luxury tax with 175m in total salary. The reason their tax bill is 170 million is due to them being a repeating tax team.

    The Warriors will probably be around 40-45 million over the luxury tax next season, barring a Wiggins or Wiseman trade.

    As for Poole's potential. I think his ceiling is as an all-star level player and not quite all-nba level player. His ability to shoot off the dribble, from deep, off-ball are great, but his ability to run a team, attack set defenses, create shots are only average. His defense meanwhile is below average.
     
  13. pmac

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    Yea, but Wiggins is a big part of what they do. They will re sign him or move him for a similar costly athletic wing

    If they pay Poole $25M they'll be in that $200M+ range
     
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    2024 will be very interesting (and hard to predict) for the Warriors as Poole, Wiggins & Draymond can all be free agents.

    If i had to guess -
    1. I very much doubt they retain Wiggins - unless he becomes a real all-star or signs for 20-25million per.
    2. Draymond will be 34 with a 27 million dollar player option. I think he opts w/a small extension.
    3. Poole will be a major wildcard. No clue what he will get or how he will perform next season.
    4. All of this will be dependent on how Curry and Klay looks after next season.
     
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    Poole's not yet quite a superstar but he's getting there at least within GSW's system. Some guys are taylor fitted to play in a system. But this shouldn't diminish his importance as a lot of teams adopt the way GSW team in parts or as a whole. If somehow he can improve his shooting consistency a lot more, I'll not be surprised if he became Curry 2.0.
     
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    Draymond will stay. 50-50 with Wiggins but my gut feeling is that he will stay. Poole might stay especially if he's anointed to be the next Curry or Klay. If GSW wants to continue their winning, they better lock Wiggins and Poole at least for 2 or 3 more years. By that time, they maybe able to offer a lot better to those 2.
     
  17. roslolian

    roslolian Rockets Only Fan

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    Yes it is more than luck. GSW deserves all the hype for their great developmental mindset. It's a stark contrast to the "win now" mentality the Rox had during the Morey era and tbh history has proved it was the correct approach.
     
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  18. roslolian

    roslolian Rockets Only Fan

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    They will all stay GSW has an unlimited budget and will keep all their good young guys lol
     
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    Pretty sure Morey would have loved to do it the Warriors way but Les was not on board with tanking and we were a mediocre team never bad enough to get a star player.
     
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