Tom Crean Says Jordan Hulls is an NBA Guard

By SEVE COUSINS

Special to ZAGSBLOG

BROOKLYN -- Jordan Hulls is generously listed at 6-feet, but if you ask Indiana coach Tom Crean, Hulls can play in the NBA.

After Hulls put up 14 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists in No. 1 Indiana’s 66-53 victory over Georgia here in the Legends Classic before nearly 50 NBA scouts, Crean was singing Hulls’ praises.

“With the number of NBA people here, Jordan Hulls is an NBA guard,” Crean said.

He compared Hulls to a former guard of his at Marquette, Travis Diener, and even made comparisons to Steve Nash at Santa Clara.

“His facial expressions, his body language, they don’t change and I look forward to him having a big year,” Crean said of Hulls, who made 4-of-6 from beyond the arc.

After Indiana trailed 30-29 at the break, Hulls took over in the second half on a night when Cody Zeller managed just six points and four rebounds.

Hulls accounted for 15 consecutive Indiana points with either baskets of his own or by  finding slashers Victor Oladipo and Christian Watford for easy buckets.

“He is a very good player, he never sped up, he understands the game,” Georgia coach Mark Fox said. “Hulls has an old man’s game, he can pivot away from pressure. He’s a great piece with Zeller.”

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450 comments
Travis Metcalfe
Travis Metcalfe

"My thing is all about the money" corrected. He's not the same player.. I hope he pulls a hammy on the first day.

Jerry Colfer
Jerry Colfer

So "Show me the money" and the"Jerk" are together. Fitting...they are perfect together. Can we cut back on all the Revis coverage or just set up a Revis blog so we can isolate this crap and move on to the Jets?

xplr
xplr

Translation:" It's all about the money. I'd play for Tampa Bay, or even NFl Europe if they paid me a few bucks more"

Pino Molina
Pino Molina

he's a lying bitch! "I'm all about winning" who are you kidding!!

Starz31
Starz31

All about winning...and making sure my contract has an average value of $16 million a year.

metjetnet
metjetnet

(miketaliaferro) OK. You got me here... Last year, NO ONE was a stronger Revis supporter than I. No one said Pay the Man what he's worth, louder than I. It broke me up to see him go. I was even upset the other day when he signed up north with the Red Sox or Bruins or one of those teams... but I came to terms with it & got over it & moved on.


But, on this quote... I call BS! That's just nonsense. Winning drives Derrrelle, but MONEY is why he gets out of bed in the morning.


That's the worst SMH all day...

privatejet
privatejet

The Lannisters send their regards!

marcus81
marcus81

Revis is due to start holding to keep from getting beat, it will be fun to see if he can be as good as he used to be. the Traitor and Cheater have united.

hankincolo
hankincolo

No, you're thing is all about....SHOW ME THE MONEY!

a57se
a57se

Well the Raiders just signed James Jones.....now we can stop talking about him!

bradysucks
bradysucks

Idzik has become like the Dark Lord of Mordor to Jets fans.......aka Sauron


Poor Rex...


lol


UncleJoesJetFarm
UncleJoesJetFarm

Now I am gone. Cats, stay out of trouble and give me something good to read when I come in staggering tonight! lol When Irish eyes are smiling!

a57se
a57se

I think even the true believers in Idzik are beginning to have their faith shaken........

levi
levi

Is it wrong for me to find the overreacting humorous? 

Tequila Joe
Tequila Joe

Brendan do you have season tickets? I'm guessing you don't. Some of us literally have a little more invested in this team than others. If they expect me to spend my money they better spend their's!!!

UncleJoesJetFarm
UncleJoesJetFarm

We better hope his hip doesn't act up at 30 years old, because he is our only option now, spin the wheel!

towlie22
towlie22

Pretty disappointed about Cro but Cro the second would be better if he can get back to where he was. As for Revis comments they are hilarious. That's why he went to TB last year to win.

towlie22
towlie22

@privatejet  That was either a homage to or stolen from Godfather 2, Michael Corleone says hello. But hey Got is still a great show and apparently book as well.

a57se
a57se

@bradysucks  

Hmmm....I think I'd equate him to Smaug...hording all his treasure!

Brian Serviss
Brian Serviss

@a57se  no. I've talked to about 3 or 4 that has made an excuse for every single player that has passed on the Jets and state that they are in a rebuilding mode

a57se
a57se

@levi  

Well it just means you are going to be late to the party..... ...:)

Brendan
Brendan

@Tequila Joe  I do. So take your "more invested" sht and take a hike. Thanks :)

a57se
a57se

@jake100  

Oh, there are plenty of bargains out there still in free agency, patience my boy.

Monty Granito
Monty Granito

@jake100 hes too inexperienced.. when hiring people with talent.you have to treat the numbers with flexibility. Thats why players make millions or dollars,People with finance degrees dont see that . its always black and white. When you negotiate with talent its never black and white. 


Good gms understand that...even the most staunch..

ozzie newsome is an amazing GM..he gave Flacco a bunch of money..probably more than hes worth ...but he realized without flacco he doesnt make the playoffs so you bit the bullet...and hes a two time superbowl champ..idzik is an accountant.

bradysucks
bradysucks

@a57se @bradysucks  


We'll figure out later which Jet is Smeagol.....

a57se
a57se

@Monty Granito  

and guess what?

Baltimore missed the playoffs after Ozzie overpayed Flaccid.....

a57se
a57se

@bradysucks  

Sanchez desperately trying to hang onto the QB position?

a57se
a57se

@jake100 @a57se 

OK, then have fun!

Wish I could find some good Corned Beef in Houston.

UncleJoesJetFarm
UncleJoesJetFarm

@a57se @jake100 @Brendan @Tequila Joe   In 15 minutes. I am warming up with a 24oz right now. Are you trying to get rid of me? lol I dont blame you.

a57se
a57se

@Mark Goldberg @Monty Granito@a57se 

Hmmmm.....I don't know. From what I've seen, NONE of the free agents are lining up at our door willing to take discounted salaries.......you see it differently?

Mark Goldberg
Mark Goldberg

@Monty Granito @a57se  You live in a fantasy world where all the good free agents are lining up at the jets door ready to sign at a discounted salary.  

Monty Granito
Monty Granito

@a57se @Monty Granito

what do any of us know.

.....except that hes totally wrong :) that Im sure of

a57se
a57se

@Monty Granito @a57se 

Idzik has his plan and he is sticking to it.....I think he is too rigid, but that's me. What do I know.

Monty Granito
Monty Granito

@a57se its all opinion it doesnt matter..they might as well trade brick and mangold for picks at this point pathetic



Monty Granito
Monty Granito

@a57se @Monty Granitothey were competing for one last year.you dont think if they got ware joned byrd mjd pettigrew dickson revis or any combination they couldbnt compete again..?

a57se
a57se

@Monty Granito @a57se 

I don't think they were competing for a playoff spot anyway......it would be nice but without a QB....what's the point?

Monty Granito
Monty Granito

@a57se @Monty Granitoof course it is.. its a huge overpayment.. but sometimes you have to overpay to say in the game..they jets just lost the game for this year..they will not compete for a playoff spot. they gave up. It doesnt matter how they draft

a57se
a57se

@Monty Granito @a57se 

Just saying that $20 million dollar contract he gave out hurt him in other areas that he had to go cheap on.......Flaccid's contract is an albatross for that team but Newsome didn't have much choice in the matter,.

Monty Granito
Monty Granito

@a57se @Monty Granito yeah but theyll make it this year. whats your point they have 2 super bowls.. nothing is perfect but the best GM in the game decided to overpay someone he needed