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SaltyD0gg


Columbus (via Marion)

Member since 19 December 2011 | Blog

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Voting Record: 253 / 6

I've seen the Eiffel Tower and the Roman Coliseum; I've toured Irish castles and African villages; I've walked the steps of Ukrainian monasteries and Guatemalan mountains, but I've never seen anything quite like Ohio Stadium.

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  • SPORTS MOMENT: 2002, 2015 National Championship game
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: AJ Hawk
  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYER: Perry Carter
  • NFL TEAM: Browns
  • NBA TEAM: Cavs
  • MLB TEAM: Indians
  • SOCCER TEAM: Crew

Recent Activity

Comment 18 May 2015

I hail from DJs alma mater, Marion Harding High School. When I was in school the band was 300 strong and was good, winning several state and national contests. Tim Hinton deserved no less from his band.

Comment 07 May 2015

As if dropping Boateng wasn't bad enough, then he chipped the keeper. Silky.

What's that 17 goals in the last 3 game for Barca? Yikes.

Comment 24 Apr 2015

Oh Evan, if you come at the King, you best not miss.

Comment 23 Apr 2015

Let's assume percentage points out of 100. For example, I think Tate will improve by 20%. While I think anyone stepping in for Silk will be at least 30% less productive.

- Tate +20 - it is generally accepted that players make the biggest leap from their freshman to sophomore year. With his work ethic, I've got to believe Tate will do just that.
- Loving/Bates-Diop +20 - This could be much higher if Loving returns to his pre-ban form and Bates-Diop just picks up where he left off late in the season. If Bates-Diop really has the lights come on this number could be much higher.
- Kam Williams/Lyle -30 - Oh, if Kam Williams could find his shot over the summer. If he doesn't Lyle will be stealing his minutes. I'm considering this spot the departure of Silk since he played a lot at the 2 when Scott was in the game.
- Harris/Mitchell -10 - This one is the hardest to predict, for me. Scott was a great defender and steady assist man and floor general, but couldn't buy buckets most of the time. Mitchell has vision and passing to spare and Harris seems to be mature beyond his years. Nearly a wash except for the serious game experience Scott brought to the table.
- Giddens +20 - Does anyone think that this couldn't be +1000 over Amir Williams. Can Giddens catch a ball thrown to him? That's good for +10 on it's own.

Add it all up and that shows a plus 20. I'm no basketball whiz, but it sure seems like overall the talent level will better next year. If the maturity can step up for what will be a very young group they should be better.