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RE: Deion Lavender off the team?
(02-10-2018 10:48 PM)Longtimelistener1sttimecaller Wrote:  
(02-10-2018 10:40 PM)UABfan1 Wrote:  
(02-10-2018 10:32 PM)Blazer85 Wrote:  It’s clear that he and Ehsan haven’t seen eye to eye this season. And maybe he needed to go. I hate that because I think he gave us a dimension really none of our players did. The biggest problem I see is that we now are essentially down 2 scholarship players. Hurtado redshirting. Lavender gone. Our depth was once considered a strength but now I’m not really sure. Smallwood is on scholarship but rarely contributes any minutes.

Lavender going may be best for both parties in the long run. But I think it’s going to complicate things even more in the short term.

Longer term it will be interesting to see how Ehsan goes about recruiting to fill that spot.

They've known for 2 months he wouldn't be back next year.

A certain big needs to become a manager or find another place to play next year.

That way we can fill the spot with someone who has a chance at contributing on the court.

From what I've been able to get, his intent was never to leave until it was clear that his relationship with Rob was not going to change. I've also been hearing that it was not his decision to miss the game(s) earlier in the season. Lastly, I've heard that more will leave. By the way, anyone know what happened to JD? He could probably shed some light on the player coach situation that is developing here.

My speculation based on not playing in or after the AU game was he thought he could transfer and then have a year and a half of eligibility left. That is not the case. So he was talked off the ledge, returned but sat out another few games and then worked his way back.

But, according to a poster here, I'm a member of the Lavender family who has been a UAB fan for 39 years. Just in case deon would have been born and then transferred to uab and then got caught in a logjam for minutes.
02-10-2018 10:58 PM
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RE: Deion Lavender off the team?
(02-10-2018 10:48 PM)Longtimelistener1sttimecaller Wrote:  
(02-10-2018 10:40 PM)UABfan1 Wrote:  
(02-10-2018 10:32 PM)Blazer85 Wrote:  It’s clear that he and Ehsan haven’t seen eye to eye this season. And maybe he needed to go. I hate that because I think he gave us a dimension really none of our players did. The biggest problem I see is that we now are essentially down 2 scholarship players. Hurtado redshirting. Lavender gone. Our depth was once considered a strength but now I’m not really sure. Smallwood is on scholarship but rarely contributes any minutes.

Lavender going may be best for both parties in the long run. But I think it’s going to complicate things even more in the short term.

Longer term it will be interesting to see how Ehsan goes about recruiting to fill that spot.



They've known for 2 months he wouldn't be back next year.

A certain big needs to become a manager or find another place to play next year.

That way we can fill the spot with someone who has a chance at contributing on the court.

From what I've been able to get, his intent was never to leave until it was clear that his relationship with Rob was not going to change. I've also been hearing that it was not his decision to miss the game(s) earlier in the season. Lastly, I've heard that more will leave. By the way, anyone know what happened to JD? He could probably shed some light on the player coach situation that is developing here.

Who else?
02-10-2018 11:01 PM
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RE: Deion Lavender off the team?
Rumors I am hearing is that Cokley and Lee are leaving the team next year. Obvously Ehsan's fault.
02-10-2018 11:02 PM
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RE: Deion Lavender off the team?
Yeah who else is going to leave?

I thought Ehsan was best friends with all of the players?
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RE: Deion Lavender off the team?
(02-10-2018 11:03 PM)The Answer UAB Wrote:  Yeah who else is going to leave?

I thought Ehsan was best friends with all of the players?

Whose best friend makes them run suicides?
02-10-2018 11:30 PM
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RE: Deion Lavender off the team?
(02-10-2018 10:34 PM)Memphis Blazer Wrote:  It's a bad look on the player who has now transferred off of two different teams.

Yep .. just look at how bad it turned out for Nick King at Middle Tennessee .. just saying ..
02-11-2018 12:13 AM
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RE: Deion Lavender off the team?
(02-10-2018 10:48 PM)Longtimelistener1sttimecaller Wrote:  
(02-10-2018 10:40 PM)UABfan1 Wrote:  
(02-10-2018 10:32 PM)Blazer85 Wrote:  It’s clear that he and Ehsan haven’t seen eye to eye this season. And maybe he needed to go. I hate that because I think he gave us a dimension really none of our players did. The biggest problem I see is that we now are essentially down 2 scholarship players. Hurtado redshirting. Lavender gone. Our depth was once considered a strength but now I’m not really sure. Smallwood is on scholarship but rarely contributes any minutes.

Lavender going may be best for both parties in the long run. But I think it’s going to complicate things even more in the short term.

Longer term it will be interesting to see how Ehsan goes about recruiting to fill that spot.

They've known for 2 months he wouldn't be back next year.

A certain big needs to become a manager or find another place to play next year.

That way we can fill the spot with someone who has a chance at contributing on the court.

From what I've been able to get, his intent was never to leave until it was clear that his relationship with Rob was not going to change. I've also been hearing that it was not his decision to miss the game(s) earlier in the season. Lastly, I've heard that more will leave. By the way, anyone know what happened to JD? He could probably shed some light on the player coach situation that is developing here.

I don’t know anything factually, but my guess is the route he took had something to do with grades/eligibility. He showed enough potential to contribute here, it’s hard to see us running him off. Maybe i am connecting the dots incorrectly though.
02-11-2018 01:12 AM
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RE: Deion Lavender off the team?
Smallwood has retweeted members of Lavender's family multiple times about lack of playing time so I'd say it's an easy assumption that he won't be back next year. Other underclassmen transferring doesn't make as much sense unless it's McCoy but he shouldn't be on scholarship in the first place.
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RE: Deion Lavender off the team?
(02-10-2018 11:30 PM)Memphis Blazer Wrote:  
(02-10-2018 11:03 PM)The Answer UAB Wrote:  Yeah who else is going to leave?

I thought Ehsan was best friends with all of the players?

Whose best friend makes them run suicides?
Really! Here it is mid February when the team is beat down tired and given no choice but to run suicides. Thank goodness coach Bartow never took the barbaric approach as make any of his teams run suicides in mid February as punishment for losing two games in a row riddled with missed three point shots and turnovers. 03-puke Coach Ehsan and his assistant coaches should have been the ones running suicides.
02-11-2018 06:21 AM
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RE: Deion Lavender off the team?
(02-10-2018 09:51 PM)UABfan1 Wrote:  
(02-10-2018 09:45 PM)Memphis Blazer Wrote:  
(02-10-2018 09:41 PM)UABfan1 Wrote:  
(02-10-2018 09:37 PM)Memphis Blazer Wrote:  
(02-10-2018 09:31 PM)UABfan1 Wrote:  Because "family matter" was a lie.

Again, who are your sources?

Crane said family matter. The rest is simple math. Does not take a brain surgeon to figure it out.

But, if you are confident he didn't quit earlier in the year, how about a huge wager?

Didn't think so.

No. I am just curious what happened. You seem to know the whole story. Wondering how you know? You wouldn't be a Lavender family member would you? Otherwise, you are just making a bunch of guesses.

And you are always wanting to wager on anything?

http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/



I'm confident in my educated guesses. You are trolling.


you are the one who said they lied with NO INFORMATION to back it up. you did not say "I don't think it was a family issue" you said "Because "family matter" was a lie." then got defensive when you were called on it. someone calling you our for talking out of your ass is not trolling. if you don't like people questioning your statements stop acting like you know something is a fact when you don't. its simple all you have to do is start the statement with something like 'it appears' or 'it looks like'.
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