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Demo

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    Demo got a reaction from Uspshoosier in TV Series Thread   
    Loved it. Blew through it in a weekend. 
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    Demo reacted to Hovadipo in TV Series Thread   
    That show is so incredibly well produced from storylines (meh don’t care much) to visuals (drool) to audio (major drool). Never cared that F1 pulled all the strings on it, it’s such an entertaining watch. 
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    Demo got a reaction from Class of '66 Old Fart in (2023) - SG Jakai Newton to INDIANA   
    Watched a couple of Newton HS  fall league games and, I’m telling’ ya, that team will be 1 of the best watches in HS basketball the next couple of years. In addition to Newton, who’s a spectacular athlete and an alpha scorer, they also have Stephon Castle, a 6’5” slasher and defensive menace with a great offer list, and Qua Brown, a 6’3” CG who might be an even better athlete than Newton, though not as refined at this point, and goes to the rim with complete abandon. And they’re all ‘23’s. I doubt there’s a non-prep school anywhere with better guards. 
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    Demo got a reaction from thebigweave in 2021-2022 NBA Thread   
    Interesting question, courtesy of Twitter:
    What NBA hill are you willing to die on?
    Mine’s an easy one: The way the Pistons mgmt handled Darko Milicic was a freaking crime. Maybe he never justifies that draft position, but that guy could have easily had a DeAndre Jordan/Clint Capela type of career. But they draft a barely 18 yr old kid from a small town in the middle of nowhere,  who is completely unsophisticated and doesn’t speak a word of English and they have no plan at all for how to help him grow up as well as develop as a player. Every time I hear Milicic referred to as a bust, and he uses the term himself, it just pisses me off the way Carlisle and Dumars completely mishandled him, destroyed him psychologically, and the criticism they get is for drafting him rather than ruining him.
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    Demo got a reaction from Class of '66 Old Fart in (2023) - SG Jakai Newton to INDIANA   
    Watched a couple of Newton HS  fall league games and, I’m telling’ ya, that team will be 1 of the best watches in HS basketball the next couple of years. In addition to Newton, who’s a spectacular athlete and an alpha scorer, they also have Stephon Castle, a 6’5” slasher and defensive menace with a great offer list, and Qua Brown, a 6’3” CG who might be an even better athlete than Newton, though not as refined at this point, and goes to the rim with complete abandon. And they’re all ‘23’s. I doubt there’s a non-prep school anywhere with better guards. 
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    Demo reacted to ap2345 in (2025) - PG Jalen Haralson   
    He’s from Anderson. He went to Liberty Christian in middle school. He was going to go to North Central until the coaching change this off-season so he decided to go to Fishers. 
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    Demo got a reaction from Class of '66 Old Fart in (2023) - SG Jakai Newton to INDIANA   
    Watched a couple of Newton HS  fall league games and, I’m telling’ ya, that team will be 1 of the best watches in HS basketball the next couple of years. In addition to Newton, who’s a spectacular athlete and an alpha scorer, they also have Stephon Castle, a 6’5” slasher and defensive menace with a great offer list, and Qua Brown, a 6’3” CG who might be an even better athlete than Newton, though not as refined at this point, and goes to the rim with complete abandon. And they’re all ‘23’s. I doubt there’s a non-prep school anywhere with better guards. 
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    Demo reacted to Hoosierfanyuh in (2023) - SG Jakai Newton to INDIANA   
    On campus
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    Demo got a reaction from Uspshoosier in TV Series Thread   
    Loved it. Blew through it in a weekend. 
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    Demo reacted to Uspshoosier in TV Series Thread   
    Just started Squid game on Netflix.   Anyone else watch this yet?  I had to see what the hype is about.    Crazy first episode.  
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    Demo got a reaction from WayneFleekHoosier in 2023 General Recruiting Thread (BBall)   
    Va Tech offered Logan Imes. Mike Young is starting to get on my nerves a little bit.
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    Demo reacted to Stromboli in Major announcement?   
    Studies on auctions repeatedly show a low entry bid will lead to a higher sale price. 
     
    That said, I think maybe they’re communicating that the player interaction won’t come cheap. $100 just doesn’t really move the needle, these are quasi-pro athletes. 
     
    More studies. The average men’s basketball player for NCAA D-1 is worth $170,000 to his school per year. At Indiana? That jumps to $870,000 per year. Setting up an event like this and giving these guys beer money just won’t get it done. Props to the university for flexing its clout a little and setting up a way for these guys to keep some of the value they provide. 
     
    Also, maybe this is the way TJD will get greater returns from this event than Duncomb. TJD keeps most of the bid money for his interactive experience, Logan gets what his bidders will pay, etc. then the ticket sales can be divided equally by the team. That is a very accurate way of determining exactly who should receive what: just set up the market. 
     
    https://www.businessinsider.com/college-basketball-player-value-2017-3
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    Demo reacted to Stromboli in Your Moderators   
    I’d hide this post if I knew how to do it. 
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    Demo got a reaction from jdp403 in (2023) - PG Miro Little from Finland   
    Posting both of these because they’re pretty instructive for highlight clips if you watch them consecutively. The top 1 is  from Aug of ‘20, so pre-sophomore yr. it has some value in that it has some full sequences and shows warts rather than just highlight plays. The 2nd is from a couple of weeks ago. Bottom line: this kid absolutely exploded in a few months. Physically, athletically, skill-wise, Little looks like a completely different kid. It’s not unusual at that age, but this is an exceptional example. He’s a terrific athlete. He’s a specimen. Long and explosive. Really gets downhill aggressively. Certainly not enough to make a judgement, but the tool kit is apparent.
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    Demo got a reaction from WayneFleekHoosier in (2022) - PF Noah Clowney   
    Mike is confirming this.
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    Demo reacted to Class of '66 Old Fart in (2022) - PF Noah Clowney   
    Endless Motor Sports tweeting that Noah will announce his decision on Oct. 31 after he takes an OV to 'Bama on 10/23.
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    Demo reacted to Class of '66 Old Fart in (2023) - PF Owen Freeman to Iowa   
    Committed to Iowa today.
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    Demo got a reaction from VO5 in (2022) - PF Noah Clowney   
    I don’t think it was anything substantive, more 2+2. Between Clowney postponing his official combined with Jaden Bradley’s commitment to Bama and the perceived impact that would have on Jarace Walker’s recruitment. 
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    Demo got a reaction from WayneFleekHoosier in 2023 General Recruiting Thread (BBall)   
    Va Tech offered Logan Imes. Mike Young is starting to get on my nerves a little bit.
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    Demo got a reaction from ziggyiu in College Bball Thread   
    Incredibly misleading statement by Few. He’s missing 2 exhibition games and 1 reg season game, Dixie St. That’s 1 game. And he’s missing no practice time. Disappointed with the statement almost as much as the penalty.
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    Demo got a reaction from ziggyiu in College Bball Thread   
    Incredibly misleading statement by Few. He’s missing 2 exhibition games and 1 reg season game, Dixie St. That’s 1 game. And he’s missing no practice time. Disappointed with the statement almost as much as the penalty.
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    Demo reacted to Class of '66 Old Fart in Mike Woodson's coaching staff at Indiana will be Kenya Hunter, Dane Fife and Yasir Rosemond   
    Pretty humorous story on how Woody first got into coaching.
    https://www.thedailyhoosier.com/the-mike-woodson-coaching-origin-story-it-was-one-of-the-most-embarrassing-times-of-my-life/?fbclid=IwAR2qRNLRYLySmIj5zMXTbUdb2K6AEyxRWHHYzgdQWFPne3euHl-3c4_JU24
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    Demo got a reaction from WayneFleekHoosier in 2023 General Recruiting Thread (BBall)   
    Va Tech offered Logan Imes. Mike Young is starting to get on my nerves a little bit.
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    Demo got a reaction from VO5 in (2022) - PF Noah Clowney   
    I don’t think it was anything substantive, more 2+2. Between Clowney postponing his official combined with Jaden Bradley’s commitment to Bama and the perceived impact that would have on Jarace Walker’s recruitment. 
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