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Subject: Ghost: great points, and you're actually MORE of an optimist than I am!


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Valmas (Sizzling)
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Date Posted: 12:30:30 11/29/21 Mon
In reply to: Ghost of 1968 's message, "Re: Roar: I know you're right about the talent base; hope you're right about the wins potential." on 21:12:25 11/28/21 Sun

Ghost:
Best stuff you've written; and I hope you're right about about a sixth place finish, because I'm looking at 0-14 and eighth- don't know how you recognize me as a promulgator of false hope?

And I loved Ricky Free (a PSAL product like, myself) and Alton Byrd. However, in 1975, when Byrd and Free were College freshmen, both were consigned to a full season of freshman basketball. Liam Murphy and Geronimo delaRosa have already played seven full VARSITY games; including one against an Atlantic Coast Conference opponent. And delaRosa's, conservatively speaking, eight inches taller than Byrd was- just about as fast, and a better outside shooter, finisher at the rim and defender; while Murphy's ready, right now, to show the Ivy League why he was all New York Catholic High School League in 2020.

I also happen to think tonight's Lafayette game will serve as a measuring stick of sorts. If you expect to beat any of your Ivy opponents this season, at least at home; you'd better be able to beat Lafayette, at Levien, in late November!

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