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02-16-2013, 06:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Stretch Factor View Post
The CBJ are an excellent example of how to screw up a draft. They consistently win just enough games to miss out on the elite talent.
I reject this theory. We frequently see examples of elite talent drafted before AND AFTER our picks. Better scouting plays a large role in that. While it is undoubtedly easier to pick elite talents with higher draft picks (because at that point there's a lot more research data available), it is certainly not a requirement, and therefore it SHOULD NOT be a goal.

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