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    Thumbs up Rubio might fall to Knicks

    Chad Ford has an update on the the draft and an interesting piece on the upcoming trade market.
    First Ford wrote that there is a slight chance that Rubio can fall all the way to the Knicks at 8. According to Ford:
    -Rubio does not want to play in Memphis
    -OKC will likely pass on Rubio because of Russell Westbrook
    -Sacramento likes Rubio, but they are not sold. Apparently Sacramento is growing to love Jonny Flynn and might even take him at 4.
    -Rubio is apparently dodging Washington because his people feel like sharing a back-court with Gil Arenas will not work
    -Minny appears to be leaning towards Curry or Evans
    -Golden State can use Rubio, but they have a rocky relationship with Dan Fegan, Rubio’s agent.
    -New York… the only problem here is the lost salary for dropping down to 8. But Rubio would be nuts not to be thrilled with playing here in NY. Whatever salary he would lose by slipping to 8, Rubio would make back in endorsements. No problem.
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    Lets us pray

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    noooooooooooooo

    i do not want a skinny european player who wont contribute for like 4 years in.

    nooooooooooooo.

    noo
    noo
    noo.

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    Rubio would be great for us, he's exactly what we need, he has superstar written all over him.

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    I seriously doubt Sacramento will pass on Rubio. But if we steal him at #8, I'll be going crazy. Dancing in the streets of Fort Fun, Colorado. He's the perfect PG for D'Antoni's system.

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    i think rubio would be a nice addition and will be great in a few yrs however i would rather have a curry or flynn cuz they are very athletic and can shoot!!!! or a holiday who is incredibly athletic strong big and can play 2 way ball
    i feel like those guys will have more an immediate impact as well as have a high ceiling for developement

    i do think rubio is special but i just think that he wont be a force or have an impact really until he matures and developes a little bit... unfortunately i think we need to make an impact sooner than later to lure future free agents wether they be lbj or anyone of star quality

    i realize not many will agree but you need to realize i am not disagreeing that rubio is an amazing talent i just think they other guys have a chance to be stars as well and will have an impact right away
    and for the record i will not be mad if we draft rubio

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    Stephen Curry was beginning to grow on me, but now the "pundits" suggest he will not make it to the 8th spot. They also suggest that Jrue Holiday and and Jonny Flynn will not make it to the 8th pick. I do not think, however, that Rubio will slip to the 8th spot. We might get him, but we might have to trade up or trade with whomever takes him after the draft.

    I do not have the slightest clue who the Knicks pick will be and I am not sure that whomever we pick will be the Knick rookie who plays in 2009-10. June 25th will be interesting.

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    Originally Posted by LJ4ptplay
    I seriously doubt Sacramento will pass on Rubio. But if we steal him at #8, I'll be going crazy. Dancing in the streets of Fort Fun, Colorado. He's the perfect PG for D'Antoni's system.
    agreed......

    if anything donnie should try to get the second pick before the draft, cause the grizz aint trading that pick if the clipps draft rubio.

    i'd offer chandler and the 8th.

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