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Haney

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Repeating myself here, but I agree with you kind of. My worry is ...


... similar, but I would shift the emphasis a bit.

I acknowledge we don't have a Malc or a Dre on defense. But we have guys that can do a reasonable facsimile of it: Casey and Kody, and as you and Faz both note: maybe McKoy. I'd prefer Dre and Malc, but I don't hate the options we do have. Especially considering we have a better combo of on-ball pressure at PG and rim protection than we typically did w/ Malc or Dre.

The problem is that the guys I mentioned above have not exactly been offensive dynamos. So, if we play a defensive minded lineup, we might struggle a bit on offense. Our more dynamic offensive lineup (though this involves a fair amount of guesswork) has guys like Tomas, and Reece, and Jabri. And I am worried that those guys could struggle with defense (or anything that doesn't involve scoring ability).

There could be stark tradeoffs on this team, at least based on first principles.

But the major caveat is we are going in more blind than usual. Jabri struggled with injuries his senior year. So did Carson. We got no summer trip to get any hints. We had no postseason for the returning players (though somehow FSU still won the ACCT). We are not even getting those herky-jerky practice videos we usually get.

Wait are we gonna get a herky jerky practice video! If so, that would be awesome

[Post edited by Haney at 10/14/2020 3:36PM]

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Posted: 10/14/2020 at 3:35PM



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