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    2015 Dream Class

    You can have any six players from the 2015 class, regardless of whether they are committed anywhere else or not. Who do you take?
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    PG - Malik Newman
    SG - Jaylen Brown
    SF - Ben Simmons
    PF - Skal Labissiere
    C - Diamond Stone
    6 - Isaiah Briscoe

    If you want to go small and/or Newman isn't working at the PG, you can go with Briscoe and slide some (or even everyone) down a spot.

    Lots of length and athleticism, and some guys who could use that to fill a few different positions depending on need.

    Toughest omission was Diallo.

    *Note: I didn't include Thon Maker.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JokersWild24 View Post
    PG - Malik Newman
    SG - Jaylen Brown
    SF - Ben Simmons
    PF - Skal Labissiere
    C - Diamond Stone
    6 - Isaiah Briscoe

    If you want to go small and/or Newman isn't working at the PG, you can go with Briscoe and slide some (or even everyone) down a spot.

    Lots of length and athleticism, and some guys who could use that to fill a few different positions depending on need.

    Toughest omission was Diallo.

    *Note: I didn't include Thon Maker.
    Diamond Stone is committed to Maryland.

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    Quote Originally Posted by D-Rob View Post
    Diamond Stone is committed to Maryland.
    I know, it was just a question of who you think the best 6 recruits are if you had to build a team from scratch. There's absolutely nil chance that all of these guys ever end up at the same school.

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    I just watched some clips of Skal Labissiere for the first time. Really impressive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HammerTime View Post
    I just watched some clips of Skal Labissiere for the first time. Really impressive.
    Saw him in person two summers ago absolutely abuse Ray Spalding and the Travelers in the EYBL at Hampton while playing with Team Penny.

    Has really filled out since I first saw him. Much bigger in person than what he looks in those mixtapes.

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    Skal will be a Star. Spent some time with my boys after a game in Huntington this year. Seemed like a good guy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HammerTime View Post
    I just watched some clips of Skal Labissiere for the first time. Really impressive.
    Apparently has added some solid muscle. Can only help a guy like him.

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    I've been excited for Big Skal ever since he committed. I've seen all of his mixtapes and he's obviously a stud but you can't tell everything from those clips. That's great to hear that he's filled out, that seemed to be his only weakness. From what I've seen and what I've heard Anthony Davis keeps popping into my mind. Is this a fair comparison at all? The reports from the hoops summit are that he may end up becoming the #1 player in the country and he is the early favorite for the top pick in the 2016 NBA draft.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Walter View Post
    Saw him in person two summers ago absolutely abuse Ray Spalding and the Travelers in the EYBL at Hampton while playing with Team Penny.

    Has really filled out since I first saw him. Much bigger in person than what he looks in those mixtapes.
    now is all this called for?

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    PG - Briscoe
    SG - Brown
    SF - Simmons
    PF - Rabb
    C - Skal

    Sidenote, I want Dwayne Bacon too. He is going to be good.

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    Newman
    Kennard
    Brown
    Skal
    Maker

    I put Kennard in there because the kid can flat out shoot. I think he's going to be a star for Duke

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    Quote Originally Posted by AvidTiger View Post
    now is all this called for?
    You know you two are my guys but just calling it how I saw it

    In Ray's defense, he did have a couple nice dunks that game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HammerTime View Post
    I just watched some clips of Skal Labissiere for the first time. Really impressive.
    Quote Originally Posted by Walter View Post
    Saw him in person two summers ago absolutely abuse Ray Spalding and the Travelers in the EYBL at Hampton while playing with Team Penny.

    Has really filled out since I first saw him. Much bigger in person than what he looks in those mixtapes.
    Found this on KSR.

    Skal Labissiere is apparently the talk of the Nike Hoop Summit up in Portland, Oregon. Twitter is abuzz with praise for Skal and yesterday, he measured 7′ tall with a 7’1.5″ wingspan.

    Skal’s performances this week moved him up to #1 in the Draft Express 2016 Mock Draft, ahead of Jaylen Brown, Ben Simmons, Diamond Stone, and Malik Newman.

    Isaiah Briscoe, Tai Wynyard, and all of UK’s remaining targets also play in the Hoop Summit, which takes place at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday. You can watch it on ESPN2.

    The Kentucky recruit basically dominated from the beginning to the end of practice on Tuesday, outplaying another potential 2016 top-10 pick in Thon Maker by a considerable margin in their matchup. His fluid athleticism is readily apparent at every turn, whether it be on defense where he contested just about every single Maker shot on the perimeter, or on offense where he was terrific in the pick-and-roll and pick-and-pop, as he has terrific instinctual awareness of where to find the soft spot in the defense. He already has an incredibly soft touch, and his range seems to have increased out to the college 3-point line (he attempted a couple of NBA level 3s, but they didn’t look as comfortable mechanically). He was the best player on the floor Tuesday, and I was told it was a similar story on Monday by others.

    [CBS Sports]

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    Quote Originally Posted by Walter View Post
    You know you two are my guys but just calling it how I saw it

    In Ray's defense, he did have a couple nice dunks that game.
    its all good, he's progressed tremendously since then.

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