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Darling

Post by A$$KickinChicken » Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:45 pm

It is a Blue Hen world, and we are just living in it!!!

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Re: Darling

Post by dsmil » Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:56 pm

Was this on anyone's radar?

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Re: Darling

Post by Udforever1 » Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:57 pm

The feeling that I got from the interview. I’d be surprised if he doesn’t return. A good opportunity to find out what he needs to improve on going into his senior year.

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Re: Darling

Post by UDHoops » Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:22 pm

Udforever1 wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:57 pm
The feeling that I got from the interview. I’d be surprised if he doesn’t return. A good opportunity to find out what he needs to improve on going into his senior year.
Agreed 100%. You can’t lose with the decision he made, I expected it but I also expect him to be back with us for his senior season

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Re: Darling

Post by hens4life » Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:46 pm

Let’s hope so - if Kyle Guy had a do over, would he elect to play in the D League VS UVA while finishing his degree? 🤔

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Re: Darling

Post by jd of de » Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:47 pm

It’s smart for him to go through the process; he’ll learn a lot and return for his senior year better for this experience. Good luck Nate.

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Re: Darling

Post by Henweigh » Tue Apr 07, 2020 4:13 pm

Good for him that he has this opportunity, but what is he expected to learn? And how would it make him better?
Keepin' it real.

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Re: Darling

Post by darthdave » Tue Apr 07, 2020 4:54 pm

Rashad Phillips, an NBA draft specialist, feels he goes back to Delaware but could be a first rounder next year.

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Re: Darling

Post by jd of de » Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:11 pm

Henweigh wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 4:13 pm
Good for him that he has this opportunity, but what is he expected to learn? And how would it make him better?
Working out with and for NBA coaches for starters. Working out with other elite players going through the same process as well.

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Re: Darling

Post by finpxz1 » Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:25 pm

I have to think he'll be back for his senior year…I sure hope so. I love Nate’s game, but I do think he would get eaten up by the quickness and athleticism in the NBA. Hopefully another year in college will help him develop his overall game and better prepare him for a shot at the NBA (no pun intended) in 2021.

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Re: Darling

Post by BlueHenBill » Wed Apr 08, 2020 4:04 pm

Why does a player testing the NBA waters have to decide whther to return to college BEFORE the NBA Draft? Why not let them see if they are actaully drafted and the projected contract dollar range before having to make the college vs. pro decision? Another consoderation is that being drafted does not ensure an NBA career so why not play out that final college year and get your undergrad degree or make progress toward a grad degree beforr pursuing a pro career?

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Re: Darling

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Re: Darling

Post by Youdee Blues » Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:39 am

That's a very realistic appraisal as opposed to what Rashad Phillips wrote. Good luck to him and I selfishly hope he returns to the blue & gold.

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Re: Darling

Post by darthdave » Thu May 14, 2020 11:01 pm

NCAA has pushed back the date to withdraw from
NBA draft. It was June 3rd....right now it is TBD.

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Re: Darling

Post by BlueHenBill » Fri May 15, 2020 1:28 pm

darthdave wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 11:01 pm
NCAA has pushed back the date to withdraw from
NBA draft. It was June 3rd....right now it is TBD.
Right now the NBA Draft is scheulded for June 25. Unless the NCAA extends the date for players to decide to after the draft, the NCAA only has about 3 weeks to work with.

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