Best Point Guard who never played in the NBA?

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Best Point Guard who never played in the NBA? 

Post#1 » by bdp31770 » Sun Aug 26, 2012 7:55 pm

I asked this about centers a few weeks ago and got some good replies. So, I'm more curious about the players who are retired, or about to retire, that probably could have played in the nba. Who are the best point guards that never played in the nba?
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Post#2 » by BarbaGrizz » Sun Aug 26, 2012 9:46 pm

Galli?
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Post#3 » by bdp31770 » Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:57 pm

Thank you...I thought about mentioning him, though I wasn't sure if he was a point, a shooting guard, or more of a combo guard?
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Post#4 » by Mass Rig » Mon Aug 27, 2012 3:34 am

Theo Papaloukas - 6'7'' point guard with Rubio-like passing skills and Nash-like pick and roll play.

http://www.draftexpress.com/profile/The ... ukas-5112/

He is 35, so I guess he falls under your "about to retire" category!
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Post#5 » by BarbaGrizz » Mon Aug 27, 2012 6:52 pm

Yeah, don´t know if Galli was a PG or an undersized SG. From recent years, probably Papaloukas (although I don´t he would have the athleticism to succeed) and Diamantidis (if given chance probably a poor man´s Jason Kidd)
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Post#6 » by ubernathan » Wed Aug 29, 2012 2:51 am

Not to brag, but probably myself. 6 foot even and a tenacious defender. I'll be a fan favorite, history has shown that even the most terrible players can become fan faves if they make a great show of diving for loose balls and ineffectively sticking your hand in shooter's faces. I'm like a less athletic, six foot tall Bo Outlaw.
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Post#7 » by Beorn » Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:18 pm

Galliswas an undersized SG, the best European scorer of his generation. He has a personal best of 23 assists though, but this doesn't qualify him as a PG :P
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Post#8 » by Greek » Sun Sep 2, 2012 10:59 am

Gallis actually could play a PG. In one game that he was protesting about the late payments, he wasnt shooting at all, but he finished the game with like 20 assists. In todays game he could be a scoring PG, in a similar style with Spanoulis (I am NOT comparing them, just there roles)
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Post#9 » by eldans » Sun Dec 16, 2012 4:08 pm

Valdemaras Chomicious

Medal record
Men's Basketball
Olympic Games
Competitor for Soviet Union
Gold 1988 Seoul National team
Competitor for Lithuania
Bronze 1992 Barcelona National team
World Championship
Competitor for Soviet Union
Gold Colombia 1982 National team
European Championships
Competitor for Soviet Union
Gold 1979 Italy National team
Bronze 1983 France National team
Gold 1985 West Germany National team
Silver 1987 Greece National team
Bronze 1989 Yugoslavia National team
Competitor for Lithuania
Silver 1995 Greece National team
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Re: Best Point Guard who never played in the NBA? 

Post#10 » by babjizzle » Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:52 pm

eldans wrote:Valdemaras Chomicious

Medal record
Men's Basketball
Olympic Games
Competitor for Soviet Union
Gold 1988 Seoul National team
Competitor for Lithuania
Bronze 1992 Barcelona National team
World Championship
Competitor for Soviet Union
Gold Colombia 1982 National team
European Championships
Competitor for Soviet Union
Gold 1979 Italy National team
Bronze 1983 France National team
Gold 1985 West Germany National team
Silver 1987 Greece National team
Bronze 1989 Yugoslavia National team
Competitor for Lithuania
Silver 1995 Greece National team

looked very good on paper.
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