Originally posted on Orange Fizz  |  Last updated 7/13/12
Oregon Live We need Dion Waiters to be the real deal. No pressure, D-Dub. You simply represent the next hope in Syracuse basketball succeeding at the next level. All of us in Orange Nation are kinda tired of trying to defend the critics that point to the wreckage of former players on the side of the NBA road. With the news Jonny Flynn is not only a lightly regarded free agent just three years after being drafted 6th overall, but that his summer’s big news is a workout with one of the worst teams in the league, the Orange pro stock continues to take a hit.  Jonny Ice will run through drills for the Cavaliers in Vegas this weekend, ironically the team that drafted Waiters in the top 5. Flynn has also gotten a look from the Hawks and Bulls. Jonny was one of the most charismatic and beloved players ever to don the Orange, even if it was only for two seasons. But like most SU players, his NBA stock has crashed. Wes Johnson was drafted even higher a year later by the same Wolves team, 4t...
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