Recent content by Johnny Lawrence

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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread

    "But why male models?"
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (May 2020)

    I was going to post something similar. Everyone is always in a rush to use these kids and not let them enjoy being kids. And I realize as you noted that all these transferring of schools and AAU teams would suggest otherwise and that every situations is different but going through your senior...
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (May 2020)

    Th e biggest difference is that the blue bloods aren't recruiting players who are already playing second banana on their high school teams. The players they get (and we're sniffing) have been the man their entire lives so they can't even comprehend that it won't continue. And it's also why you...
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (April 2020)

    Hear we ago. He's either a taller Ja or a more athletic Malcom. Win/win. ;)
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (April 2020)

    If Michigan gave Beilein 4-5 years they will give Howard at least that.
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    Kofi Cockburn declares for NBA Draft

    So just go get two upperclassmen who perfect their roles by playing for three years with best backcourt the school has ever seen? Easy peasy!
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    Kofi Cockburn declares for NBA Draft

    All leagues are suspended indefinitely here as well.
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    Kofi Cockburn declares for NBA Draft

    Pros: Not on many current draft boards, seemingly leaving the option to return open, can't really bank on flying/playing abroad in other pro leagues should he not get drafted given everything that is going on in the world today Cons: Twitter message sounded an awful lot like goodbye, not...
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    Kofi Cockburn declares for NBA Draft

    This is why we can't have nice things.
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    Alan Griffin transfers to Syracuse

    I still can't believe this happened. Or maybe I just want to.
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    Jamall Walker hired as assistant at Grand Canyon

    This kinda feels like Kaffee asking Jessup that if he had in fact ordered that Santiago wasn't to be touched, and his orders are always followed, then why would it be necessary to transfer him off the base. I think you just cracked the case.
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (March 2020)

    And over arguably the greatest center ever.
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    Alan Griffin transfers to Syracuse

    Welcome to college basketball in 2020.
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    Alan Griffin transfers to Syracuse

    Imagine spending your whole life perfecting your craft, reaching the highest levels of that profession and being so well versed in it that when you can't do it anymore you are hired to teach it to others, also at the highest level. And then imagine your significant other overruling you on how...