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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:11 pm    Post subject:

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Yes I love this!

He was on my board for the 47th pick. We got our backup PG!


He isn't a PG tho. Need a playmaker on the floor with him. If he can guard PGs he will stick


No hes not a PG but he will likely guard point guards.

Hes a scorer and shooter so someone else will handle Point Guard duties on offense.


That's what I basically said. Lol


Yeah...so...where is the disagreement here?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:12 pm    Post subject: Re: Malik Newman: undrafted 2-way contract with Lakers

Nash Vegas wrote:
https://twitter.com/shamscharania/status/1010014882970734592?s=21

So it is true. how did my old 2k16 draft class in the future end up being spot on? we actually drafted malik in year 2018.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:12 pm    Post subject:

Man, Maginka is serious about winning back to back in Vegas.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:13 pm    Post subject:

Megaton wrote:
PG13 wrote:
Megaton wrote:
PG13 wrote:
Megaton wrote:
Yes I love this!

He was on my board for the 47th pick. We got our backup PG!


He isn't a PG tho. Need a playmaker on the floor with him. If he can guard PGs he will stick


No hes not a PG but he will likely guard point guards.

Hes a scorer and shooter so someone else will handle Point Guard duties on offense.


That's what I basically said. Lol


Yeah...so...where is the disagreement here?


We like him. Lol
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:16 pm    Post subject:

PG13 wrote:
Megaton wrote:
PG13 wrote:
Megaton wrote:
PG13 wrote:
Megaton wrote:
Yes I love this!

He was on my board for the 47th pick. We got our backup PG!


He isn't a PG tho. Need a playmaker on the floor with him. If he can guard PGs he will stick


No hes not a PG but he will likely guard point guards.

Hes a scorer and shooter so someone else will handle Point Guard duties on offense.


That's what I basically said. Lol


Yeah...so...where is the disagreement here?


We like him. Lol


Yay!
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:38 pm    Post subject:

Megaton wrote:
Newman and Svi are Kansas teammates. Im excited to see them together in summer league.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:13 pm    Post subject:

He can sing 'I Love LA' after every home win.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:21 pm    Post subject:

Mini Mamba wrote:
Good pickup. Possible Ennis replacement.


Did Caruso retire?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:23 pm    Post subject:

Kind of a quick trigger on the 2-way contract, isn't it? When did the Lakers give out their first two-way contract last year?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:26 pm    Post subject:

Welcome Malik Newman
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:27 pm    Post subject:

His best skills are the transition 3 and the corner 3.

https://youtu.be/IWcTP7DDQYI
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:40 pm    Post subject:

JamaalWilkes wrote:
His best skills are the transition 3 and the corner 3.

https://youtu.be/IWcTP7DDQYI


Agree. He has fairly good handles and quickness. Just needs to continue developing his dribble drive and vision/passing skills to potentially fill a combo guard role.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:44 pm    Post subject:

Missed the initial news if this undrafted pick up... lookin good. Welcome to Lakernation!
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:43 am    Post subject:

Good pick up!

Happy for this kid, Joe Berry II and J. Carroll.

*Lakers sign Malik Newman, Joel Berry II and Jeffrey Carroll in undrafted free agency

https://www.silverscreenandroll.com/2018/6/22/17492058/nba-rumors-la-lakers-sign-malik-newman-joel-berry-ii-jeffrey-carroll-undrafted-free-agency
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:49 am    Post subject:

JamaalWilkes wrote:
His best skills are the transition 3 and the corner 3.

https://youtu.be/IWcTP7DDQYI


His game reminds me of Terry Rozier, a lot.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:57 am    Post subject:

floor: Wayne Ellington
ceiling: Ray Allen

I see a little Kemba-lite in him as well.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:10 am    Post subject:

HAWAIIGUY27 wrote:
floor: Wayne Ellington
ceiling: Ray Allen

I see a little Kemba-lite in him as well.


I like Malik. He has lots of potential.

If Ellington is his floor he will be a darn good ball player. He will never be a Ray Allen but that's okay.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:11 am    Post subject:

nice signing
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:26 am    Post subject:

Reading these tweets about the guy is encouraging. A lot of random BBall fans seem to think we got a steal.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:36 am    Post subject:

joeblow wrote:
Reading these tweets about the guy is encouraging. A lot of random BBall fans seem to think we got a steal.


He was the 8th ranked HS recruit in 2015. He was ranked 1 and 2 by some sites. Go to draft Express and read some of the 2014 and 2015 stuff.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:39 am    Post subject:

He was that went off against Duke in the tournament
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:03 am    Post subject:

Was a shot-maker in college, someone who can drive the ball from the perimeter and finish. Fills a need on this club.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:09 am    Post subject:

the more the merrier. get them all!
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:12 am    Post subject:

Anon-kun wrote:
"that's not gelo"


I guess there's not always room for Gelo.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:16 pm    Post subject:

https://youtu.be/TgSem954pDI

I can see why they gave him the 2-way contract. Caruso is likely gone

Bryant + Newman will get the 2 way contracts. They are both great in transition
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