Undrafted forward Elias Harris dreaming of chance w Lakers

Undrafted forward Elias Harris dreaming of chance w Lakers

Postby emplay on Sun Jul 21, 2013 6:45 pm

Hey all,

Here are some recent updates:

Undrafted forward Elias Harris dreaming of chance with Lakers
http://www.latimes.com/sports/lakersnow ... 2783.story

Kobe Bryant visiting Italy while rehabbing Achilles' tendon
http://www.latimes.com/sports/lakersnow ... 6719.story

Jordan Farmar makes financial sacrifice to come home to Lakers
http://www.latimes.com/sports/lakersnow ... 9483.story

Lakers' Wesley Johnson ready for 'most important' season of his life
http://www.latimes.com/sports/lakersnow ... 6933.story

Lakers fall to Warriors, 83-77, in summer-league quarterfinals
http://www.latimes.com/sports/lakersnow ... 8463.story

Kobe Bryant memorabilia sells for $433,531 in New Jersey auction
http://www.latimes.com/sports/lakersnow ... 0801.story

Lakers take on Warriors in 'Elite Eight' summer league battle
http://www.latimes.com/sports/lakersnow ... 2784.story

Lakers officially add Mark Madsen, Larry Lewis as development coaches
http://www.latimes.com/sports/lakersnow ... 8722.story


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Re: Undrafted forward Elias Harris dreaming of chance w Lakers

Postby Amoray on Sun Jul 21, 2013 7:06 pm

Lakers should add Landry, Hadson and Harris. They have huge potential than Odom and other oldies.

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Re: Undrafted forward Elias Harris dreaming of chance w Lakers

Postby Rooscooter on Sun Jul 21, 2013 7:34 pm

Watched him play at Gonzaga from the 7th row. He has talent but really didn't get any better from his initial season on... He's got some athletic ability and he can play when motivated but that has always seemed to be the issue with him. His handles aren't that good for a wing player at this level.

He's better than Sacre IMO.... so maybe he can surprise us.
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Re: Undrafted forward Elias Harris dreaming of chance w Lakers

Postby dwighthowardsdad on Sun Jul 21, 2013 9:38 pm

I'd take a look at him; it's worth a shot. Just an invite...

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Re: Undrafted forward Elias Harris dreaming of chance w Lakers

Postby Kobe8Fan on Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:22 pm

Hyman should get a camp invite!
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Re: Undrafted forward Elias Harris dreaming of chance w Lakers

Postby Snakell Beast on Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:07 pm

I really like Elias's attitude and story, but he is a bit too much of a tweener to make it at the next level IMHO. It is unfortunate, but having the wrong type of body or skillset combinations is the #1 reason why otherwise gifted players never stick at the NBA level.

I would say the #2 reason is mental discipline. Most players either A. Lack the faith in themselves, or the sheer determination, to overcome adversity when they hit the wall at the professional level, or B. Lack the self control, emotional maturity or work ethic to develop into a reliable asset for professional organizations. Sticking in the pro game is NOT predicated on talent alone.
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