Welcome Perry and Bornn

Discussion in 'Kings Rap' started by King Baller, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. King Baller

    King Baller Well-Known Member

    Welcome to Sacramento Scott Perry and Luke Bornn. You guys will love the Fans and watch out for Vlade's practical jokes.
  2. Capt. Factorial

    Capt. Factorial Cantry Member Staff Member Contributor

    Divac: Scott! Luke! Welcome to team!
    Perry: Thanks, Vlade!
    Bornn: Glad to be here!
    Divac: Boys, I have news for you. You may have seen otherwise in papers, but I did NOT trade franchise player for Buddy Hield and protected pick.
    (Perry and Bornn look at each other quizzically)
    Divac: Just kidding! I DID trade franchise player for Buddy Hield and protected pick. Heh heh heh.
    Perry: Yeah, Vlade, we actually knew about...
    Divac: APRIL FOOL! You guys so gullible!
    Bornn: Vlade, April Fools' Day was like three weeks ago...?
  3. gunks

    gunks Well-Known Member

    I've been a dang negative Nancy, but these are good hires.
  4. Tetsujin

    Tetsujin The Game Thread Dude


    Part II
    Vivek pops his head around the door.
    Vivek: Hey guys! Just wanted to let you guys know that I am here if there's anything you need.
    Perry: Well actually-
    Vivek: Anyways, how about that Monk guy? Sure looks like a young Steph Curry. Purple'd look good on him...
    Vivek: I said PURPLE'D LOOK GOOD ON HIM!

    Vivek slams the door shut, leaving an awkward silence in his wake. Vlade laughs nervously.
    Vlade: Hahaha. Sorry about that guys. Sometimes Vivek gets like that. Now where were we? Oh right! Drafting Rodions Kurucs!
    Perry and Bornn exchange a nervous glance.
  5. The Effort Police

    The Effort Police New Member

    Dude, you got it all wrong.

    Luke Kennard is the one who shoots like Steph and big like Klay.
  6. Tetsujin

    Tetsujin The Game Thread Dude

    In hindsight, Monk is too good a prospect for Vivek to just madly fall in love with him a la Stauskas
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  7. Suicide King

    Suicide King Active Member

    All the Who's down in Whoville started singing...

    Welcome! Welcome! Bah hoo rah moose...
  8. The Effort Police

    The Effort Police New Member

    "Luke rocks!"
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  9. King Baller

    King Baller Well-Known Member


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  10. whozit

    whozit Well-Known Member

    The great thing is they're here with plenty of time before the draft and free agency period. Welcome aboard!
  11. KingsFanGER

    KingsFanGER Well-Known Member

    We can't emphasize this enough. It's a great thing, that Vlade and his FO guys and Joerger and his staff can sit down and really talk things through without the draft already putting too much pressure on them. Elaborate how this franchise should move forward, which style of basketball should be our brand and than draft players accordingly. This is how things should be. I hope we don't see eventual power conflicts, conflicts about style of play and KANGZ like backstabbing ever again. Tired of it.
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  12. Sac.1989

    Sac.1989 Well-Known Member

    Vivek loves the draft. It's totally a field day for him to get all involved and 'rubber stamp' what we do. It brings the goblin out simply put
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  13. Tetsujin

    Tetsujin The Game Thread Dude

    "Vivek. Put that defensively challenged, splashy three point shooting draft prospect down!"

    "No. It's mine, my own, my precioussssssssssssssssssssssssssss..."
  14. bajaden

    bajaden Well-Known Member

    Happens to be one of my favorite Dukie's. He'll find a spot on an NBA team. Dude and shoot and handle, and he's tough. Contrary to popular belief, he was the heart and soul of Duke's team.
  15. bajaden

    bajaden Well-Known Member

    And the seven Hobbits march off singing, "Its off to work we go".
  16. Jimbob

    Jimbob New Member

    nbadraft.net compare Luke to Nik Stauskas and Jeff Hornacek. I don't see how you can put those two players in the same comparison.
  17. LPKingsFan

    LPKingsFan Well-Known Member

    nbadraft.net's comparisons have been awful for quite some time. Reader beware.
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  18. bajaden

    bajaden Well-Known Member

    I'll be honest with you. There are a lot of players that came into the NBA that were capable of playing in the NBA, but got drafted by the wrong team. It's all about fit. We've blamed the Kings for not having a system to develop players, but at the same time, we want to blame the players for not developing. One begets the other. If Stauskas had been drafted by the Spurs, would he turned out the same way so far?

    That said, Hornacek was a great player, and a perfect fit next to Stockton and Malone. On that point, I agree with you.
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