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Aaron Williams: Why I Trust Fans More Than National Evaluators

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There's a reason I tend to go to fans of the player to get a proper evaluation of his skills. While his fans may be prone to overemphasizing a player's upside, at least I know that they've watched the player in earnest and know what he is, and is not, capable of doing.  Give me a fan who knows a lot about one player rather than an "expert" who knows a little about a huge number of players.

Case in point, from ESPN.com's second round analysis:

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Not a playmaker when the ball is in the air?

Good grief. It's not like Aaron Williams made the play in a game no one saw against Rice.