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by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Fun With Trolls
Replies: 45
Views: 138

Re: '18 RI G - David Duke (Offer)

Iggy1979 wrote:Rod: Didn't they throw you off the PC board once?


Yes. I defended Dan after the first URI-PC game, very vigorously,
and got banned for awhile.
That said, I'm not a hater, but rarely post on their board.
Like us and all message boards, they have knowledgeable posters and yahoos.
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Fun With Trolls
Replies: 45
Views: 138

Re: '18 RI G - David Duke (Offer)

:lol: :lol: Gee, I kinda liked the last line of that PC post.
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 CA SF Dana Tate (URI Commit)
Replies: 238
Views: 11857

Re: '18 CA SF Dana Tate (URI Commit)

Great get for Rhody basketball!
Congrats to Dan and staff for getting this done.
Big step towards building for the future.
GO,RHODY!
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 558
Views: 26407

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

"This has always struck me as stupid. Not that Calverley doesn't deserve it, but there are other guys that do too." Agree. Start with two All American, national scoring leaders, who were part of Frank Keaney's great teams. Stan Stutz and Chet Jaworski. Art Stephanson, the biggest over-achi...
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 558
Views: 26407

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

I loved Hassan, but the only player to get his number retired
is Ernie Calverley.
I won't go into the list of so many others who had
careers at least as good as Hassan.
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)
Replies: 47
Views: 1619

Re: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)

Ah, that's fine, Kevan.
We need a comic font and a sarcasm font here, because
it's hard to tell what's being said sometimes.
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 NC PF - Kris Monroe (PC)
Replies: 45
Views: 3195

Re: '18 NC PF - Kris Monroe (Providence Commit)

Woodennickel, what happened to the PC Scout board?
It's no longer online.
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Open Practice - Saturday August 5th - 9-11am
Replies: 80
Views: 3411

Re: Open Practice - Saturday August 5th - 9-11am

Miller was probably so shit faced that my granddaughters could have
beat him up.
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)
Replies: 47
Views: 1619

Re: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)

If you want to have any type of post game,
your center needs to have good hands.
Hands of stone can be a huge drawback.
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)
Replies: 47
Views: 1619

Re: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)

Ah, Mister Status Quo, deflects blame to a coach who's no
longer here.
So, Hurley and the rest of his crew had zero input, and
ARD just went out and signed Laysard all by himself, right?
Get real.
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)
Replies: 47
Views: 1619

Re: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)

A point on Laysard.
If speed and quickness is the main issue,
I'm not sure anyone can teach that.
Rebounding technique, post moves, shooting,
can be learned, but not speed.
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Top 50 players
Replies: 12
Views: 1061

Re: Top 50 players

Personally, I think Terrell is a much better all around
player than EC.
Nobody ever takes Terrell out for defense.
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)
Replies: 47
Views: 1619

Re: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)

This Laysard thing is a mystery. Talked with someone today, who said Laysard was too slow to play in Hurley's system. So, the question is, why was he even recruited, and subsequently signed? Same with Tertsea, if he's such a project? For Laysard, last year was wasted, and that should have been his r...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 558
Views: 26407

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Exactly.
He's one of the best people I know.
His sarcasm is unmatched.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)
Replies: 173
Views: 11250

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

Ramulous grew up watching Rex Trailors "Boom Town".
The highlight of the show was everyone singing,
"BOOM! BOOM! BOOOOM TOWN!"
He was traumatized by that, and boom became
a negative to him.
He has Boom Town PTSD,
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)
Replies: 173
Views: 11250

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

Ramulous is suffering from a rare malady
called Azarwrotethis.
It's not contageous,however.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 558
Views: 26407

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Ramulous wrote:Rod is very mean....I am questioning his support of Donald Trump....he knows very little of substance on many subjects...



BOOM! :D
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 558
Views: 26407

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Thanks,CT Rhody! Some guy with 10 posts takes a shot, and somebody else tries to put me in the same category as SlyWilliamsCaddy. Yes, when Carr passed a message to a fellow fan to"Tell Rod from Cranston, he's a fucking asshole", I told him, if he had a problem with me, I was at countless ...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 558
Views: 26407

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

"No one is diminishing or disrespecting Preston. That's a Pat Riley in Kingston level of fiction." Really? Seems a now former staff member used to shit talk Preston at every chance he got, before and after Murphy left for BC. When he accused me of trying to get him fired, I asked him why h...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 558
Views: 26407

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

It's a message board where things are discussed.
Don't like it, don't read it.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 558
Views: 26407

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

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Hey troll, it's called reading.
You should try it.
Oh, and this entire board is in pretty much in hibernation.
Duh!
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 558
Views: 26407

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Preston was here under CFL, and
Hare was a Michigan kid who was on the fence
after CFL was fired.
Of course Hurley closed all the deals.
It's what head coaches do.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 558
Views: 26407

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

It could also be said that without Preston being in on EC, long before he ever heard of Dan Hurley, Hurley never would have had a shot at a Michigan kid. Same with Hare. TJ was also a Preston recruit. I know the Hurley apple polishers love to diminish Preston. Sorry, his body of work here and at Cre...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 558
Views: 26407

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Read what I wrote.
I said FOUR YEAR PLAYERS.
EC and Terrell were 4 star top 100 players.
Langevine and Dowtin were not.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thompson potential redshirt year?
Replies: 72
Views: 4074

Re: Thompson potential redshirt year?

Redshirting Thompson,if he's unabale to play this season,
could work out well for him and the team.
You'll have a known quantity after EC, Jarvis, and Terrell leave.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 558
Views: 26407

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

So what? I liked Xavier Munford and did challenge GBG on his assertions about X. I make no apologies. I also recall YOU had several exchanges with him at that time. Yes, Preston was important in recruiting EC,Terrell and Jarvis. He was also key in recruiting that big man who many on this board were ...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: CLAUDE ENGLISH RECOGNIZED AS AMERICAN MIDWEST CONFERENCE AD OF THE YEAR
Replies: 8
Views: 533

Re: CLAUDE ENGLISH RECOGNIZED AS AMERICAN MIDWEST CONFERENCE AD OF THE YEAR

I liked Claude, personally. He had a larger than life personality. He won 22 games filling in for Jack Kraft, and went to the NIT, when it meant something. His problem was Admissions hamstrung him. The number of quality players who could not get in was staggering. It's hard to judge Claude in light ...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Bristol Parade
Replies: 17
Views: 995

Re: Bristol Parade

Nice way to get Rhody Ram's basketball in the public eye
in this huge annual event!
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 221
Views: 8243

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Sorry, but 23 million for a career 11.5 ppg. scorer,with 1.8 assists per game,
is obscene.
23 million is elite player money, or it used to be.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 221
Views: 8243

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Imagine JJ Riddick getting 23 million for one season!
Something's very wrong in the NBA.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 221
Views: 8243

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Oladeipo and Sabonis are not awful players. Sabonis showed flashes as a rookie, and Oladeipo is a good defender. However, how is it "trader Danny" couldn't make a better offer to Indiana? With Westbrook throwing up shots at an amazing clip, it's hard to imagine role players looking good on...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 221
Views: 8243

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Once again. the elephant labored mightily and brought forth a mouse. It looks pretty obvious that the only way Ainge can get players is to trade for them. Boston, for a few reasons, is not a "destination city" for NBA players. I love Steph Curry, but 40 million a year is mind blowing. That...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 221
Views: 8243

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Except that Kevin Love is a far superior rebounder than Thompson, by 3 rpg in their career, and 2 rpg last season. Both guys are 6'10", coupled with Lebron, sorry, that's a big team. Love lead the NBA in rebounds on year and is in the top 10 for 6 other years. 4 games for George is a pitifully ...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 221
Views: 8243

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

I don't get the Celtic's wanting to trade number one draft picks
AND players for a one year rental.
George is a 42% career shooter and 4.5rpg.
Griffin at 9,5 averages more rebounds than George and Hayward COMBINED!
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1542
Views: 44051

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

I love to see Iona on the schedule.
It means high scoring basketball, and a win.
Cluess never stresses defense at all.
Iona beats up on the Canisius's and St. Peter's in the MAAC,
and gets to the NCAAs many times, and get killed by
teams who can play both ends of the floor.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MA SG - A.J. Reeves (PC)
Replies: 114
Views: 6110

Re: '18 MA SG - A.J. Reeves (PC)

Honest assessment of this "gap". PC had TV money and the big recruiting budget under Keno Davis and Tim Welsh. CFL was undefeated at The Ryan for years, and beat PC at the Dunk. It was only in his final two seasons that he fell to .500. Where was this "gap" then, with a mediocre ...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)
Replies: 173
Views: 11250

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

Wait. Did he go to Georgetown on a visit,
or did he verbal them?
BIG difference.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)
Replies: 173
Views: 11250

Re: '18 MD PF Jermain Harris (Offer)

Harris sounds like he's just what the doctor ordered.
Big boys getting involved is problematic, as it
usually is.
However, if you don't try to get a kid like this,
you never will.
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 221
Views: 8243

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Swanigan was a great college player.
I wonder if he's quick enough for the next level?
Same with Alec Smith.
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 221
Views: 8243

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Hayward is 27 years old, and you expect him to 'add muscle"??? Griffin's career stats in every category are far superior to Haywards, and gives an interior presence Hayward never could. Oh, and Griffin is 28 years old. One year difference. I understand the injury concerns, but IF he could stay ...
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 221
Views: 8243

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

I've seen Porzingas handle the ball pretty well.
Again,l who on the Celtics comes within miles of his talent?
Again, he's only 21.
He's fed up with all the Knicks drama. He's from Latvia, so
the Boston climate isn't a deterrent for him, as it seems to
be for many NBA players.
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 221
Views: 8243

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

At 21 years old, he's still learning.
Funny, the NBA is going nuts today over the possibility
of his being traded.
If he was a flawed are you say, I highly doubt
that would be the case.
This kid could wind up like Dirk, and be an all time great.
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 221
Views: 8243

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Rumor of the day is, the Knicks are looking to trade Porzingas.
He's 7'3" 21 years old, with incredible upside.
He can shoot from anywhere, rebound, and block shots.
He's far better than anyone in this years draft.
He's just what the Celtics need.
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 221
Views: 8243

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Fultz never made anyone around him better.
His body language is awful.
Of the PGs, I think Fox from Kentucky is clearly better than
Fultz or Ball.
However, the Celts need help up front.
Jackson is a total package, and can do everything,
and contributed to some late heroics for Kansas.
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 558
Views: 26407

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Guess you forgot when Jarvis held the fine PG on Richmond to ZERO points?
Guess you forgot that even Joe Hassett said Jarvis made Dunn work harder than
anyone had.
So many short memories.
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 558
Views: 26407

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Nice problem to have, eh?
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 558
Views: 26407

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Sorry, I like to judge players, coaches and team, based on the full body of their work. Jarvis is a damned good player on both ends of the court. As for Dowtin, his 22 points in the NCAAs came after only scoring a grand total of 20 points in his previous six games. I don't see Dowtin's starting as o...
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 558
Views: 26407

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Speaking of short memories, it's just amazing
how people here forgot just how exceptional
Jarvis Garrett was, when he was healthy.
Or with a broken jaw.
Kid gives it everything he has.
He deserves more loyalty from fairweather fans.

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