Big Ten Basketball 2022-23 Discussion

He did 4 years.

Luka Garza is only like 6’10 though. That’s not that big for an NBA player. So it’s easy to expose an unathletic big man at that size. Edey won’t be a star, but he has a unique trait that will keep him on an NBA roster, even if it’s closer to the end of the bench than the starting lineup. He should be able to at least protect the rim and score inside.

Also, Luka got drafted.

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Edey is as high as mid-2nd round in mocks.

Does being from Canada impact Edey’s NIL prospects? I don’t know enough about all of this stuff.

generally, being from outside the US means you can’t do NIL except in very specific situations. i haven’t heard anything about purdue pursuing those sorts of things for edey, but maybe i just don’t hear these things

Could he do commercials for GMC and get paid in his Toronto bank? It seems like you can’t have a job and get paid in America (or repatriate earnings into America?), but you can have a job and get paid overseas. At least that is how I interpreted the Kentucky Tschibwe (sp?) fundraiser in the Bahamas.

hahaha, yeah, i was reading about that tshiebwe stuff in the bahamas too. no idea!

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An NEC C would get eaten alive in the B1G I would imagine. Seems like a guy that should end up at a MM, Shrews is clearly just mailing it in

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I don’t think he’s mobile enough to protect the rim in the NBA. They will pick on him in PnR and isolate the star players who can get by him with ease. NCAA rules helped hide Edey from getting exposed. With 3 second rule and NBA spacing, I don’t see any way that Edey is playable in the next level defensively.

I’m aware that Luka got drafted but he’s struggling to hold onto the roster spot because he’s a AAAA type of player. Too good for the G-League but not good enough to catch onto the NBA roster.

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Not sure anyone is saying that Edey will be good in the NBA, just that he’ll probably be a 2nd Rd pick.

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He had really good games offensively against high major competition. I’m sure he’s a zero defensively though.

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I think he might be a more mobile Boban. I’m not sure he has the shooting touch of Boban but that’s the kind of player I see. A 3rd big who might be good in spots.

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Or put on 50 lbs of muscle and go the Valunciunas route.

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Ugh. Do not want to deal with a good Notre Dame in basketball.

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Can you change the last bullet to “1 less Sweet 16 than Hunter Dickinson”? :smile:

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So do UCLA and USC join the B1G next season or the 24-25 season?

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Not exactly ideal but wouldn’t this have less of an effect on us than him getting Penn State up and running?

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