The word out of Phoenix is that Amare isnt necessarily a bad kid, but
that he is easily influenced by the people around him. His mother is
among the people they feel influence him in a negative way, which cant
be a good thing...
He is supposedly doing pretty well this year off the court as well as
on....if I'm PHO, I attach someone like Bo Outlaw to him on road
trips. Amare has the ability to be a superstar or Derrick Coleman, and
modelling himself after a guy like Outlaw would be a big step towards
--- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, Gabe Farkas <gabefark@y...> wrote:
> He is still looking like quite a headcase. His agent
> quit about a year ago (Simmons touched on that, too:
> ), right out of the blue.
> It leaves one wondering why an agent would just decide
> to stop representing a player right at the beginning
> of his career, with millions of dollars left on the
> --- felipe jacobsen <spam@j...> wrote:
> > Monday, November 22, 2004, 12:19:29 PM, you wrote:
> > thc> Simmons and Aldridge missing on the Yao
> > prediction is not nearly as
> > thc> bad seven NBA teams passing on Amare. How could
> > you have 20 minutes of
> > thc> a work out with him and not think he was the
> > real deal.
> > Baggage. Almost everyone looked at the several high
> > schools he attended and
> > thought he was a head case (and as one,
> > destined to be drafted by the
> > Jailblazers, at that time at the peak of their
> > power).
> > Just goes to show how much science NBA teams use
> > choosing their picks...
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