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Report: NBA invites 10 prospects to draft green room

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10:28 AM ET 06.23 | The NBA has issued 10 preliminary invitations to its "green room" for Thursday night's draft, according to multiple sources. Those invited are: Nerlens Noel (Kentucky); Victor Oladipo (Indiana); Otto Porter (Georgetown); Alex Len (Maryland); Anthony Bennett (UNLV); Ben McLemore (Kansas); Trey Burke (Michigan); Michael Carter-Williams (Syracuse); C.J. McCollum (Lehigh) and Cody Zeller (Indiana).

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June 23, 2013  10:30 AM ET

The Color Of Money, Bros.

June 23, 2013  10:39 AM ET

I think that whoever passes on Victor Oladipo is going to regret it. No, I'm not a Hoosier fan. Just think he's that good.

June 23, 2013  10:53 AM ET
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I think that whoever passes on Victor Oladipo is going to regret it. No, I'm not a Hoosier fan. Just think he's that good.

You can say the same thing w/ Otto Porter, Ben McClemore, or Carter Williams...

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June 23, 2013  12:43 PM ET

Does anyone trust a player from UNLV?

June 23, 2013  01:03 PM ET
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He has boom or bust potential.The guy could literally turnout to be the next Westbrook or the next Robert Pack.Things that lead me to believe he will be an impact player:1. He is freakishly athletic.2. He has a very high motor.3. He loves to play lockdown defense.You can teach a guy to shoot.

Not true shooting is an art many can't learn, for example rondo? why hasn't anyone taught him, many players never make good shooters which is a major hole that you cant afford to have in your superstar

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June 23, 2013  10:14 PM ET
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Not true shooting is an art many can't learn, for example rondo? why hasn't anyone taught him, many players never make good shooters which is a major hole that you cant afford to have in your superstar

Actually, Rondo's shooting has improved(yeah i said it), So has LeBron's, Wade's, Kobe improved his jumpshot in the offseason of '99 and perhaps even beyond.

Not to put Oladipo in the same category as the aforementioned greats but everybody can learn to shoot, even regular joes like us.

Does he have the work ethic and the drive needed to garner elite level talent shootingwise??? Therein lies the difference.

 
June 24, 2013  12:30 AM ET
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Actually, Rondo's shooting has improved(yeah i said it), So has LeBron's, Wade's, Kobe improved his jumpshot in the offseason of '99 and perhaps even beyond.Not to put Oladipo in the same category as the aforementioned greats but everybody can learn to shoot, even regular joes like us.Does he have the work ethic and the drive needed to garner elite level talent shootingwise??? Therein lies the difference.

Still disagree sure rondo has improved but still not scaring any team with his shooting, big men around the league have failed to learn how to shoot free throws, Lebron is a decent shooter but no where near elite look at the last series why did the spurs not guard him out on the three point line sure Lebron killed em in 1 of 7 games and it happened to be the best one Kobe's not even in the same sentence in terms of shooting...if everyone could shoot there'd be no need for the mile miller jr smith or Shane battie s of the league, yes ill agree many can learn to shoot with thousand of repetitions but at the same time many cannot I wouldn't bank on a prospect who sucks at shooting learning to shoot

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