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I think the most interesting part of this is Hunter

I think our best lineups and strongest teams in the TB era made use of small forward types as with Harris and Anderson. Shayok, Thompson, and Nolte never quite fulfilled that role the way we needed. Hunter has everything to be that except for the experience. That said, it doesn't take experience to still be 5" taller and 50 lbs heavier than Guy, big advantages for rebounds, finishes, and defending. Best dunk I saw all last year was the one Hunter slammed through in Spain. Guy is a great shooter, but Hunter looks to be an excellent shooter too, with maybe an advantage on everything else. A backcourt of 6'5" Jerome, 6'5" Hall, and 6'7" Hunter could be hard to resist if Hunter clicks early on. It appears that Shayok and Thompson sensed reduced PT for their final year, so my read is that Hunter may be ready. Don't forget, after Shayok announced his transfer, Thompson would been in a position to gain PT if he stayed and if he was confident in where he stood relative to the group, but he still left.
[Post edited by davemcsr at 09/13/2017 3:59PM]

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Posted: 09/13/2017 at 3:54PM


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