1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Shane Harris-Tunks

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by sliderNcider, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2008
    Messages:
    17,204
    Likes Received:
    1,778
    Obviously a great win/tournament so I hate to bring up a negative. But any time he is in and touches the ball I cringe. He is just not good
     
    FrankRizzo likes this.
  2. btbuff

    btbuff It's an inside joke Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2011
    Messages:
    3,751
    Likes Received:
    69
    He gets great position out on the block. But is likely to fumble or let the ball fly right through his hands while trying to move. He may have the worst hands of any basketball player. Just cannot hold on.
     
  3. NBDefektor

    NBDefektor Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2008
    Messages:
    1,154
    Likes Received:
    189
    Well he does provide unimaginable entertainment when he's in. Always makes for good TV.
     
  4. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2008
    Messages:
    17,204
    Likes Received:
    1,778
    He is clearly our weak link right now, so redshirting Gordon might not be entirely set in stone. It's like Tunks is dribbling a football
     
  5. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2011
    Messages:
    16,815
    Likes Received:
    4,984
    We play a game called shane vs boulder. If shane makes a good play its a point for shane, but if it is something a boulder could do just as effectively or better, then point boulder. Its mildly entertaining lol
     
    buff4bcs1985 likes this.
  6. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2009
    Messages:
    25,784
    Likes Received:
    1,351
    He was in for a few minutes and badly air balled a three foot shot and then turned the ball over the very next possession.
     
  7. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2005
    Messages:
    48,409
    Likes Received:
    4,423
    Shane is a guy who can go in and provide some minutes against the other team's bigs.
     
  8. NBDefektor

    NBDefektor Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2008
    Messages:
    1,154
    Likes Received:
    189
    don't forget the "charge" he got on one possession around then where he sort of attempted to get in front but kind of just went in from the side.
     
  9. BuffHerd

    BuffHerd Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2011
    Messages:
    2,144
    Likes Received:
    305
    SHT value wont be appreciated until we get into PAC schedule. His five fouls and inside presence will be crucial. He looked awful in this tournamnet though.
     
  10. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    80,496
    Likes Received:
    16,082
    Yep. Really depends on the makeup of the other team. Shane's valuable for us against a big team because he anchors well in the defensive post. But against a smaller or highly athletic team he really struggles. He doesn't have good hands or feet.
     
  11. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2008
    Messages:
    26,001
    Likes Received:
    2,121
    i lulz'd... rep... is it a drinking game?
     
  12. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2007
    Messages:
    27,275
    Likes Received:
    5,912
    Its a long season. The bench needs their minutes if, but for no other readon, to keep the starters fresh.

    SHT and (oh man) Ben Mills have to be ready if Roberson, Scott and Xavier Johnson go out.
     
  13. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2009
    Messages:
    25,784
    Likes Received:
    1,351
    He had his big toe and thumbs switched at birth.

    How's her handshake? A little firm, isn't it? Maybe a little too firm?

    Hands a little smelly?
     
  14. Tractor

    Tractor Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2010
    Messages:
    1,898
    Likes Received:
    307
    It's amazing to me because he's strong enough to establish good position. But, does he jump? How can someone so big who's never more than 5 feet from the hoop get <2 rebounds a game?

    He seems to have an uncanny ability to find the ball at it's lowest point.
     
  15. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2011
    Messages:
    16,815
    Likes Received:
    4,984
    Very easily could be, but we are typically at the games so the drinking part is difficult
     
  16. rosstr

    rosstr Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 10, 2011
    Messages:
    1,366
    Likes Received:
    166
    Bingo. 5 fouls to give and a big body to throw around. Not gonna give us much else, but that is something good.

    Wondering about Gordon's redshirt though. If any injuries I'd think Gordon loses the shirt pretty quickly.
     
  17. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2010
    Messages:
    26,503
    Likes Received:
    761
    Thanks for the new away game drinking game
     
  18. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    80,496
    Likes Received:
    16,082
    Is Shane the last player left who signed with Bzdelik?
     
  19. GoonieBuff

    GoonieBuff Not really Club Member

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2011
    Messages:
    4,510
    Likes Received:
    303
    I doubt Mills will see the floor this year unless we're up 30 late at home.
     
  20. shang

    shang Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2011
    Messages:
    331
    Likes Received:
    14
    agreed, we're going to need his minutes against smith at ucla....serious wide body....
     
  21. shang

    shang Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2011
    Messages:
    331
    Likes Received:
    14
    that would be a yes...
     
  22. bigbang2

    bigbang2 Typical, brain knowledge or the ability to have a

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2011
    Messages:
    3,766
    Likes Received:
    107
    SHT has issues, a big man that plays small.
     
  23. Buffenuf

    Buffenuf massive tool

    Joined:
    Aug 30, 2011
    Messages:
    2,575
    Likes Received:
    299
    (Different from you: a small man, who plays really smaller!)

    Like "Dre", T-H is trying too hard to do something for the team and is choking; last spring after his nose was broken, he seemed to find himself and played decently. Quick! Somebody break his nose again----or maybe just make him wear that facemask.

    Those five fouls/PG and a big body, spelling Josh, Dre and XJ will be invaluable the rest of the way!
     
  24. Goose

    Goose Hoops Moderator Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2005
    Messages:
    10,550
    Likes Received:
    1,539
    This was my thought (minus the breaking his nose part, although....) Simba was good against Wofford. He shows flashes of being a great passer out of the low post, but he just has looked horrible the last few games. It could be a bit of an up and down season with him, but I think we have to ride him as our backup big because we're going to need him in the Pac-12.
     
  25. OUBuff

    OUBuff American Club Member

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2008
    Messages:
    5,155
    Likes Received:
    1,098
    I think he lacks aggression and the focus that beging aggressive provides. How many times has he needed to just grab a ball with authority and dare a defender to put his soon to be broken wrist between the ball and the rim? This is a guy that should be able to box out on either end of the court and provide solid fast break starting or foul producing dunk opportunities.

    Quit being so darn timid!
     
  26. WizzersGhost

    WizzersGhost Banned BANNED

    Joined:
    Aug 30, 2012
    Messages:
    1,492
    Likes Received:
    56
    Buffenuf is right: T-H played well when his nose was "altered". That seemed to focus his aggression.

    Like our other Aussie, maybe he also has to unlearn some Bz coaching and just go at it!
     
  27. jgisland

    jgisland Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2007
    Messages:
    2,468
    Likes Received:
    471
    SHT made me cringe, drop f-bombs and shake my head in disgust multiple times over the last 4 days, however I am going to give him a pass for what occurred in Charleston. He didn't play in Europe so I am going to give him a little time to gel playing with these guys. Nearly everybody he played with is new to him, (Stalzer, XJ, and talton). It look him a while to get anything going last year, hopefully by conference play he will be the guy we saw against UNLV.
     
  28. btbuff

    btbuff It's an inside joke Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2011
    Messages:
    3,751
    Likes Received:
    69
    Plus when he got the ball a couple times Booker wasn't on the court to cut. That bounce pass is his best move.
     
  29. MtnBuff

    MtnBuff Not allowed in Barzil 2 Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2008
    Messages:
    26,380
    Likes Received:
    2,315
    The key is to let him do what he does well which is take up space and bang against other big bodies while giving our more talented bigs a rest and avoid putting him in positions where he will hurt us by trying to do those things he doesn't do well like any kind of offensive ball handling other than grabbing an offensive rebound and attempting a put back.

    jg is right in that SHT is behind the rest of the team in getting into season timing. He will never be better than a role player but his size and willingness to work while accepting his role make him valuable.
     
  30. TDforTD

    TDforTD Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2011
    Messages:
    2,783
    Likes Received:
    3,517
    Kwame Brown hands and passiveness.
     

Share This Page