2019 Draft, Pick #5 - Darius Garland, Vanderbilt

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AllforOne

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Watching Darius learn to trust his jumper is like watching Neo realize he can kick the agents’ asses with one hand behind his back. The ability has been there all along. He’s just now learning how to tap into it - and more importantly, to trust it.

As Morpheus said: don’t think you are, Darius. Know you are.

(Oh, don’t forget to take one of the Oracle’s cookies. Those things are solid.)
 

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Watching Darius learn to trust his jumper is like watching Neo realize he can kick the agents’ asses with one hand behind his back. The ability has been there all along. He’s just now learning how to tap into it - and more importantly, to trust it.

As Morpheus said: don’t think you are, Darius. Know you are.

(Oh, don’t forget to take one of the Oracle’s cookies. Those things are solid.)

I'd like to see him string together a bunch of similar or close to similar performances before I can confidently say that he is starting to believe.

He is not there yet... he is still in training. Maybe i'll give him Neo where he was dodging the agent's bullets in the helicopter scene.
 

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Loved seeing how he played last night. So much confidence and finally stopped with the floaters. He proved again that he can be a deadly shooter in this league.

Really need him to be an over 20ppg scorer next year if we're going to take the next leap and he definitely showed last night he's more than capable of that.
 

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He's definitely a fun player to watch, especially when he's feeling it. I think a lot of us were waiting for a game like this, we knew the talent was there, but not always the confidence.

I personally think, if both him and Sexton continue to improve, then they're a pretty deadly match up for most teams. Yes, we struggle a bit on the D side, but offensively either of those guys seem capable of dropping 40 any given night if needed, on great percentages.

Actually it's kind of crazy just how good Sexton and Garland shoot.

They both need to be taking a lot more 3s on average. It will open up a lot for everyone, and they'll/cleveland will score more.
 

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He's definitely a fun player to watch, especially when he's feeling it. I think a lot of us were waiting for a game like this, we knew the talent was there, but not always the confidence.

I personally think, if both him and Sexton continue to improve, then they're a pretty deadly match up for most teams. Yes, we struggle a bit on the D side, but offensively either of those guys seem capable of dropping 40 any given night if needed, on great percentages.

Actually it's kind of crazy just how good Sexton and Garland shoot.

They both need to be taking a lot more 3s on average. It will open up a lot for everyone, and they'll/cleveland will score more.
Sexton is not shooting that well from 3, he is shooting very high% in the lane
 

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Sexton is not shooting that well from 3, he is shooting very high% in the lane
This past few months yes. He's just in a shooting slump. Was shooting close to 39% before slumping. I'm not worried.
 

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Watching Darius learn to trust his jumper is like watching Neo realize he can kick the agents’ asses with one hand behind his back. The ability has been there all along. He’s just now learning how to tap into it - and more importantly, to trust it.

As Morpheus said: don’t think you are, Darius. Know you are.

(Oh, don’t forget to take one of the Oracle’s cookies. Those things are solid.)
Darius keeps the braids so you know how far he is hanging his head when he's having an off night. They are actually confidence meters.
 

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@ZooCrewDude my brotha, this was me at the Starbucks counter when the barista called out "Garland for 37"

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Good morning to everyone who is not the fan of a team who is still waiting for their Poverty Point Guards to arrive.

Peasants
 

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I'm happy for Garland,I hope he continues to play well.
 

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Never even heard of the chap.

What does he do, play ball?
I wasn’t on this site at the time of that draft, but will admit that He Who Shall Not Be Named was who I wanted as well. So if you have to die on that hill, at least you can know you have company.

Then again, we got Dion And One, so not like the Cavs did much better.
 

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I can’t help but to think he’s a sensual ball handling Vlade Divac.
 

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