Daniel Hamilton waived by Hawks

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Hamilton never shud of left after his sophomore year. Junior year wudda done him wonders and he would of been more recognized. Him not staying fir that junior year when our “fab 5” came in to bridge the gap was another part of the reason why we are where we are tiday.
It wouldn't have helped him. He wasn't magically going to learn to shoot. And NBA guys don't exactly favor senior citizens in college.
 
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He got his cup of coffee in the NBA but Europe would suit him well. He's not really good enough at any one thing to help an NBA team.
 
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Yeah but why not stay one more year and be the man? Instead he rushed it. Wasn’t near ready physically or defensively or mentally. Struggled to make league, then wallowed on the bench. he cudda had a nice legacy here and left his mark. Instead, when u say his name most people’s response now is “eh”
 
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A technical error?
Wifi was down or text did not go through when they attempted to cancel the transaction.

Can you imagine the dialog?

"Hello? Did you get my text? Did you get my email? Hello? Hello?"

"Sorry wifi was down. We went through with the initial request ..."

"!@#$!@#!$!@#$"
 
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Yeah but why not stay one more year and be the man? Instead he rushed it. Wasn’t near ready physically or defensively or mentally. Struggled to make league, then wallowed on the bench. he cudda had a nice legacy here and left his mark. Instead, when u say his name most people’s response now is “eh”
He had a whole other year of getting paid, which will get you a lot farther than a legacy
 
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I guess so. But it wasn’t like he was 24. He was still super young. U got yer whole life to make money. I bet looking back on it- he wishes he stayed. I kno he wasn’t a “college” kid but it’s not always about the benjis. Plus he prolly ran thru that money anyways in 6 months. Just my opinion.
 

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I guess so. But it wasn’t like he was 24. He was still super young. U got yer whole life to make money. I bet looking back on it- he wishes he stayed. I kno he wasn’t a “college” kid but it’s not always about the benjis. Plus he prolly ran thru that money anyways in 6 months. Just my opinion.
Nope. He wanted out and hasn't looked back.
 
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Plus he had a brother in the NBA who was making crazy dough so it wasn’t like his family was living hand to mouth - just thought it was one of the stranger NBA commitments for a UConn player. I know I’m assuming how I think his life is ... but just saying , u gotta admit strange decision to come out.
 
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Welp hope he enjoys Europe or g league- which was gonna be there after his junior year. Too bad he never bought into the college atmosphere. Oh well. Glad he gave his heart and soul to the program. Lol
 

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I thought Jeff did OK (relatively) when he got his opportunities. Not sure what happened.

He did lose the plot there for a while.
Whatever happened with Adrien? Some bizarre/sad stories from a year or two ago that seemed mental health related came out, then not much since?

My favorite Husky of all time - hope he's doing well.

And you're right, in Jeff's time in the league he certainly held his own.
 
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Love 95% of uconn players. He’s just one I was never a fan of. U love every uconn player? Wow. Yer amazing. It’s all good, u got yer opinions, I got mine. It’s ok. We can criticize players. I’m sure he ll be ok. Didn’t kno u were such a huge fan of his. U must know him personally. Understood if that’s the case. No more back and forth on this. Dumb convo
 

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Love 95% of uconn players. He’s just one I was never a fan of. U love every uconn player? Wow. Yer amazing. It’s all good, u got yer opinions, I got mine. It’s ok. We can criticize players. I’m sure he ll be ok. Didn’t kno u were such a huge fan of his. U must know him personally. Understood if that’s the case. No more back and forth on this. Dumb convo
 
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Whatever happened with Adrien? Some bizarre/sad stories from a year or two ago that seemed mental health related came out, then not much since?

My favorite Husky of all time - hope he's doing well.

And you're right, in Jeff's time in the league he certainly held his own.
He seems to be better now. No crazy tweets or arrests to my knowledge. Luckily haven't heard anything about Ben lately either, he seemed to be in an even darker place than Adrien.
 

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He cashed some NBA checks, which is the goal. He is 23 and may get one more chance. As Fishy said, he may need to go to Europe where he will make a nice living.
He's going to make a really good living.

I think that's where he was destined for all along - I think I remember one G League coach basically saying that he was likely going to fall in between the NBA and G League.
 

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Hamilton never shud of left after his sophomore year. Junior year wudda done him wonders and he would of been more recognized. Him not staying fir that junior year when our “fab 5” came in to bridge the gap was another part of the reason why we are where we are tiday.
Nah.

Kevin Ollie wasn't going to do anything for him that the G League wouldn't have.
 
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@Fishy , I was thinking from more of a notoriety/recognition standpoint(all American ?) and maybe get a little quicker /muscular. I kno Ollie wasn’t gonna bring up his player development. Lol
 

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Love 95% of uconn players. He’s just one I was never a fan of. U love every uconn player? Wow. Yer amazing. It’s all good, u got yer opinions, I got mine. It’s ok. We can criticize players. I’m sure he ll be ok. Didn’t kno u were such a huge fan of his. U must know him personally. Understood if that’s the case. No more back and forth on this. Dumb convo
You type like I did on AOL Instant Messenger when I was 13.
 

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Hamilton never shud of left after his sophomore year. Junior year wudda done him wonders and he would of been more recognized. Him not staying fir that junior year when our “fab 5” came in to bridge the gap was another part of the reason why we are where we are tiday.
He didn’t want to compete with Terry.
 
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I kno - just rambling thoughts about Hamilton. . I can text with the best of them tho. Lol I used to love aol instant messenger. My space, used to be great way to pick up girls. I’ll throw in an “lol” to really make it vintage 2007. That better? Lol
 

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Hamilton never shud of left after his sophomore year. Junior year wudda done him wonders and he would of been more recognized. Him not staying fir that junior year when our “fab 5” came in to bridge the gap was another part of the reason why we are where we are tiday.
You should have never left school after the 3rd grade either.
 

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