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Hudson- ya gotta come back.

Discussion in 'Nuttin' but Net' started by akaGatorhoops, Apr 20, 2018.

  1. akaGatorhoops

    akaGatorhoops GC Columnist VIP Member

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    I agree.
    I just think he is now one of those fringe players who actually could improve enough to assure himself a spot the following season.
     
  2. gatordavisl

    gatordavisl VIP Member

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    Wouldn't Hudson have to play the two in the NBA? I don't think he's tall enough to be a wing. As for overseas, though, Lithuania might not be so bad.
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  3. themistocles

    themistocles VIP Member

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    If he comes back, great. If he does well at the combines and becomes a 1st round pick and leaves, great.

    And, just like him, the number of kids checking out the draft without an agent (which is quite clearly the intelligent way to do this), considerably inflates the numbers, which won't really be nearly that many ultimately.
     
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  4. number1

    number1 GC Hall of Fame

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    Or even worse somewhere in Siberian Mongolia or Russian leagues.
     
  5. jeffphillips21

    jeffphillips21 GC Hall of Fame

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    Ok thanks, for some reason I couldn't find him on espn.com draft board

    NBA Draft 2018 Best Remaining Players - ESPN Draftcast
     
  6. tegator80

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    Um, I don't think he could afford Lithuania.
     
  7. gatordd

    gatordd Premium Member

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    I do not believe he will be coming back
     
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  8. oragator1

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  9. ThePlayer

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    This year, more than 55 college underclassmen have already either signed with an agent
    or announced they will sign with an agent, forgoing their remaining college eligibility. :eek:

    However, the majority of the college underclassmen who have declared have not yet signed with an agent.
    The NBA rule allows players to retain their eligibility as long as they withdraw before May 30, 10 days after
    the conclusion of the May 16-20 NBA draft combine in Chicago.
     
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  10. BLING

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    That's pretty crazy, used to be only the lottery picks would "sign with an agent". I bet some of those 55 have no chance even of the 2nd round.
     
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  11. Jayhovah

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    I'd say that's a safe bet since there are only 60 picks in the draft, total.
     
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  12. GatorRade

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    It's incredible.

    Also incredible is the amount of energy that must have went in to making Walker's dunks sync up with the beats of the video soundrack.
     
  13. BLING

    BLING GC Hall of Fame

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    Well yeah, but what I mean is some of the guys at the bottom of this list probably aren't even close. You should really only hire an agent if you have a shot at the 1st round IMO.
     
  14. SeabudGator

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    I think a lot of this is a direct reflection of simple facts: these kids have no desire to play in college. Consider that most of these kids have been stroked and told how great they are since being 10 years old. Hoops is their and their family's meal ticket. They play on travel teams so have little local/school loyalty. The world is small with the internet so Europe isn't too scary. They see all the one and dones in the NBA.

    Now ask: would they rather go for the NBA and settle in Europe or the D league than make nothing and pretend like they care about school or a team? Many schools/NCAA treat education as a farce ( look no further than UNC) and all prioritize athletics over academics. I expect more kids to skip or leave college early, and do not blame the kids for the system they are in (though I do blame parents for not emphasizing education as a back up plan to NBA dreams, that in most cases will be necessary).
     
  15. nationalchamp24

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    Hudson didn’t get invited to the combine. Wonder if that changes his thinking.
     
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  16. 33hoop

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    Gotta think that would make him lean toward returning for his senior season. I’m surprised he didn’t get an invite.
     
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  17. Singaporegator

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    Hopefully they told him “ you have a chance to play in the league but you need a big senior year and a tourney run to improve your draft stock”!
     
  18. 33hoop

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    He’s listed as an alternate so there is a chance that he will still get invited.
     
  19. tegator80

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    He either is in a quandary and wants to wait a while to figure things out or he really wants to move on. I don't see any way this is giving him hope that he measures up in the eyes of the NBA...this year.
     
  20. GatorPlanet

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    Me too.