Originally posted on Boiled Sports  |  Last updated 10/8/13
Last week on the Handsome Hour, we had the chance to talk to our pal, Chris Emma from the Boiler Sports Report (Scout.com). He's been impressed with the effort and intensity of the practices that he's seen so far and loves the transformation that both Jay Simpson and A.J. Hammons have gone through in the off-season. They're both leaner, stronger and year wiser. PLUS, it sounds like they're working much harder on the court due to their newfound endurance from the work they put in off the court this summer. Emma believes that Hammons holds the keys to the Boilers' success this season...And goes further in saying he believes that this will be Hammons' last season in the Vegas gold and black (and sometimes silver). I think Emma is half-right- Like most of you as well, I think we'll need to enjoy watching #20 as much as possible this season, because his time at Purdue will be drawing to a close soon. We've seen less-talented, smaller, weaker and less-skilled 7-footers go the NBA and ...
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