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Author Topic: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark  (Read 16273 times)


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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2024, 03:23:08 PM »
If you are going to use that 13th scholarship, use it on a 7' project.
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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2024, 03:23:50 PM »
Appears to be unknown, or at least unranked. Some highlights on this page (uniform #23): https://www.hudl.com/profile/17093641/Joshua-Clark

Blocks some shots, as you might imagine. Certainly looks like he moves well for somebody his size. His teammate Aziz Olajuwon is Hakeem's son.
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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2024, 03:27:38 PM »
Feels like another guy to stash and red shirt and develop.

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2024, 03:28:17 PM »
Always need more projects, that’s 3, wonder if somebody is leaving?

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2024, 03:28:37 PM »
Redshirt would seem to make sense.

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2024, 03:33:20 PM »
Always need more projects, that’s 3, wonder if somebody is leaving?
While the portal is always open, the window to move about freely without waivers is closed.   

So, as usual, I am highly skeptical.
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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2024, 03:35:51 PM »
Interesting pick up. His size will definitely translate to this level. Seems to have been overlooked by everyone except us as there is very little info on him.

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2024, 03:37:40 PM »
Welcome, young Mr. Clark.   I look forward to watching your development.
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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2024, 03:40:05 PM »
I'm shocked a 7 footer with this guys frame is so unheralded. Must be incredibly raw. Good thing Shaka is one of the best in the business in developing big men.

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #10 on: May 10, 2024, 03:40:28 PM »
Cool.  Strength in numbers if you're going to go projects at the 5 spot.  Go and get a number of them.  Need one of Cadin, Al, or Clark to hit.
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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #11 on: May 10, 2024, 03:45:46 PM »
This seems to be a trend in the Shaka era. Sign an unheralded big, athletic guy and try to develop him

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #12 on: May 10, 2024, 03:46:37 PM »
His you tube video shows mostly blocked shots and put backs.

I see good hands, very mobile, shot blocking instincts, and a frame that will easily handle another 25 lbs.

« Last Edit: May 10, 2024, 03:53:31 PM by tower912 »
Luke 6:45   ...A good man produces goodness from the good in his heart; an evil man produces evil out of his store of evil.   Each man speaks from his heart's abundance...

It is better to be fearless and cheerful than cheerless and fearful.

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #13 on: May 10, 2024, 03:48:59 PM »
This seems to be a trend in the Shaka era. Sign an unheralded big, athletic guy and try to develop him

Itejere
Gold
Amadou
Hamilton
Clark

So far only one hit but there's still time for the last three

Didn’t gold go to the NBA global academy?

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #14 on: May 10, 2024, 03:49:24 PM »
Wow!  Out of nowhere!  Interested to hear Shaka's comments on this player.

Welcome Joshua!

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #15 on: May 10, 2024, 03:56:38 PM »
The more I think about it I'd be shocked if he doesn't redshirt. 

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #16 on: May 10, 2024, 03:57:38 PM »
Yes.   Like Hamilton last season.   

Luke 6:45   ...A good man produces goodness from the good in his heart; an evil man produces evil out of his store of evil.   Each man speaks from his heart's abundance...

It is better to be fearless and cheerful than cheerless and fearful.

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #17 on: May 10, 2024, 03:57:56 PM »
Always need more projects, that’s 3, wonder if somebody is leaving?

No one is leaving. This is the roster.
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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #18 on: May 10, 2024, 04:15:08 PM »
No one is leaving. This is the roster.

I will say one might be leaving next year.

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #19 on: May 10, 2024, 04:19:14 PM »
Possibly.   Even with Shaka's culture, somebody will want a change.   'Tis the way of it.
Luke 6:45   ...A good man produces goodness from the good in his heart; an evil man produces evil out of his store of evil.   Each man speaks from his heart's abundance...

It is better to be fearless and cheerful than cheerless and fearful.

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #20 on: May 10, 2024, 04:28:16 PM »
Wow!  Out of nowhere!  Interested to hear Shaka's comments on this player.

Welcome Joshua!

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #21 on: May 10, 2024, 04:30:11 PM »
Jim Hicks has been a fixture on Houston basketball scene for a long time……he had a few comments

https://x.com/rcssports/status/1789043586136215877?s=61&t=6XPB8f4sAKmJIzxgMcsCjw

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #22 on: May 10, 2024, 04:36:19 PM »
Thanks MuMark.  Sounds like another big man project.  Not that there's anything wrong with that.

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #23 on: May 10, 2024, 04:44:10 PM »
Thanks MuMark.  Sounds like another big man project.  Not that there's anything wrong with that.

Might be a 5 year project which is good for the kid, if he is any good in 2 years, MU might have there tallest frontcourt ever, Clark, Parham and Gold!

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Re: New 2024 Committment According to Ben Steele: Joshua Clark
« Reply #24 on: May 10, 2024, 05:52:49 PM »
Appears to be unknown, or at least unranked. Some highlights on this page (uniform #23): https://www.hudl.com/profile/17093641/Joshua-Clark

Blocks some shots, as you might imagine. Certainly, looks like he moves well for somebody his size. His teammate Aziz Olajuwon is Hakeem's son.
He will have good academics.
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