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  • CHN reporter hearing news that Rico's staff is out

    Rico meeting with Sayler and others today per Aaron Portzline.
    RedHawkBandMan
  • Nike-Helping Us or Hurting Us?

    Here's the reality.  This is a very young team and I didn't expect Miami to win the MAC this season.  I look at this season as one to learn and grow. 

    I want Miami to win games but the question is would I rather have Harouna/Milos on the court helping Miami win our would I like to see guys like Nike learn on the job while risk losing games. 
    Does it help if the players aren't held accountable and develop or continue to nurture bad habits? And are these really "struggles" as some have suggested or an unwillingness to learn or take coaching? I don't know. I'm not that smart. Just throwing out a question to those much smarter. 



    Do we know for sure players aren't being held accountable? As JCook said, Nike really isn't playing as bad as it looks. Owens could be going through a lot in film and trying to get them to work on different things. The last few games I've seen Nike drive to his left more than he did all last season.

    On the other hand, Ringo looks like he's dipped. Haurona is struggling anytime he has the ball near him.

    I thought this year would be a learning year and I though losing Ringo would give Lairy and White a chance to learn in the fire. Lairy has played well and I think Curry will be a huge addition.

    When we have Abrams and Haurona on the court, the defense only has to guard 3 players and it shows. I don't think teams can do that next season.


    Regarding Abrams, you are right. But at least he does a decent job defensively. He is one of the few in this team who looks 'hungry' and willing to put in the effort. Look at Brown and Sibande when they play defense. It just is embarrassing

    This is a questionable take and there's not a single stat that supports it. Nike and Brown are tied for the second highest defensive win share and have some of the highest dreb totals and percentages, a big indictor of defensive effort.
    aba222agc
  • Nike-Helping Us or Hurting Us?

    Here's the reality.  This is a very young team and I didn't expect Miami to win the MAC this season.  I look at this season as one to learn and grow. 

    I want Miami to win games but the question is would I rather have Harouna/Milos on the court helping Miami win our would I like to see guys like Nike learn on the job while risk losing games. 
    Does it help if the players aren't held accountable and develop or continue to nurture bad habits? And are these really "struggles" as some have suggested or an unwillingness to learn or take coaching? I don't know. I'm not that smart. Just throwing out a question to those much smarter. 

    Do we know for sure players aren't being held accountable? As JCook said, Nike really isn't playing as bad as it looks. Owens could be going through a lot in film and trying to get them to work on different things. The last few games I've seen Nike drive to his left more than he did all last season.

    On the other hand, Ringo looks like he's dipped. Haurona is struggling anytime he has the ball near him.

    I thought this year would be a learning year and I though losing Ringo would give Lairy and White a chance to learn in the fire. Lairy has played well and I think Curry will be a huge addition.

    When we have Abrams and Haurona on the court, the defense only has to guard 3 players and it shows. I don't think teams can do that next season.
    agc
  • 2019-20 Roster

    I just found it confusing that you are saying they are different style players, but then compared them both to Peavy.


    I was not comparing them both Peavy straight up...I was saying they have attributes or game of those players, each with some potential of a Peavy...but one trending more wing (Winbush)...the other trending more towards forward (Dierkers). Theyll both be able to do a little of both....but figured might be confusing.

    Etlzer seems to have more handle...Eli more catch and shoot. At least thats my best guess.

    Etzler was just selected as the best catch up shooter in the EYBL or whichever AAU league he was just playing in. There is limited difference between the two. Etzler could play 2-4 right now. Eli will probably develop the skills to play more of a 3, but I really don't think we'll see him under the basket and be a 5 as much as you're hoping. Dalonte Brown, who plays the exact same position in the offense, takes 40% of his shots from 3. Eli will never be a guy that only shoots 23 3s. Barring injury, he'll have 23 on the season before conference play all 4 years.
    skins
  • Nike 48.5" Vertical

    I am unable to verify the jump was 48.5. I am fan of independent verification. Just unfortunate
    48.5" is 4ft. Assist next to vert tool is standing on a box. Nike's waist (easiest spot to measure by sight because you can't lift it) is high enough up that 4ft doesn't seem wrong at all. If it was remotely close, sure, argue.

    But let's ask one question: what does the program have to gain by lying here? 65 retweets? These measurements are used by the training staff to judge progression. If you lie, you never see progression because you're only catching up to what you lied about.

    Also, the moon landing is real even though you've never been. The government isn't turning frogs gay. 9-11 happened.
    aba222