Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent?

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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#821 » by Ballerhogger » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:25 am

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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#822 » by yannisk » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:27 am

Jon_3232 wrote:Are we seeing what Sabonis could have been in his prime? I think were seeing very rich mans Sabonis


pre-injury Sabonis was a lot better athlete (and bigger), but Jokic is even better passer
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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#823 » by 3Diamantidis » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:30 am

Jon_3232 wrote:Are we seeing what Sabonis could have been in his prime? I think were seeing very rich mans Sabonis


Sabonis was more impressive because he was huge. Truly scary to watch him. Freak of nature they called him.
Jokic is the closest i've seen though.
He's 21. :o
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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#824 » by Anti Chalmers » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:32 am

paulbball wrote:
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LoveMyRaps wrote:F*ck this guy is unreal. A much better talent than KAT and Porzingis. AINEC
I watch almost every Wolves game and am a huge KAT fan FYI so i'm not being biased here.

I agreed. I take Jokic over any young big man not counting Davis.


Giannis would like a word, but you are right/close enough


Honestly I didn't think of Giannis when I think of big man.. But yeah, i'll take Giannis for sure.
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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#825 » by theGreatRC » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:38 am

I love those over the head passes he does to cutters, fun watching him play
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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#826 » by brutalitops » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:38 am

Absolutely gentle hands and makes it look effortless.

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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#827 » by LoveMyRaps » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:41 am

paulbball wrote:
Anti Chalmers wrote:
LoveMyRaps wrote:F*ck this guy is unreal. A much better talent than KAT and Porzingis. AINEC
I watch almost every Wolves game and am a huge KAT fan FYI so i'm not being biased here.

I agreed. I take Jokic over any young big man not counting Davis.


Giannis would like a word, but you are right/close enough


Is Giannis really a big man tho? Regardless, I'd have Jokic and Giannis in the same tier. KAT and Porzingis in the tier right below them.
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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#828 » by zimpy27 » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:43 am

Jon_3232 wrote:Are we seeing what Sabonis could have been in his prime? I think were seeing very rich mans Sabonis


Jokic could be equivalent.

You can find Sabonis footage around. Sabonis was as good as prime David Robinson and Robinson is top 25 all time. Jokic would have to crack top 10 of Centers all time to be equivalent to Sabonis.
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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#829 » by inquisitive » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:44 am

I believe so.
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Post#830 » by Choker » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:47 am

Jon_3232 wrote:Are we seeing what Sabonis could have been in his prime? I think were seeing very rich mans Sabonis


Sabonis in his prime is Jokic's passing with Porzingis' height and length with Pekovic's strength.
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Post#831 » by FirePjax » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:48 am

I really hope him and KP become superstars. That would be fun.
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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#832 » by 3Diamantidis » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:51 am

sabonis vs robinson

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Jokic ain't that strong and athletic but his IQ seems to be in similar level.
So many possibilities with a big who knows the game that well
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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#833 » by Side beard » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:58 am

FirePjax wrote:I really hope him and KP become superstars. That would be fun.

Knicks could do the same thing Nuggets are doing with Jokic all of the time. Stand at the elbow, guards and others run around like crazy, see one drive to the basket - pass the ball, easy bucket.
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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#834 » by Sothron » Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:08 am



Jokic is for real. There's honestly no more fun team to watch in the NBA than the Denver Nuggets and it all starts with Jokic.
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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#835 » by theonlyclutch » Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:15 am

Nikola "magic" Jokic indeed...
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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#836 » by zimpy27 » Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:17 am

Jokic may be the best offensive force in the NBA next year. He's 21. We could be looking at a top 20 player here.
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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#837 » by PeptoKlepto » Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:20 am

He's unbelievable. What a find by Denver. They should be able to keep him as well...Euro players don't seem to care what kind of market they're playing in like a lot of American players.
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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#838 » by GSP » Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:21 am

Jon_3232 wrote:Are we seeing what Sabonis could have been in his prime? I think were seeing very rich mans Sabonis


Sabas was a far better defender. Offensively tho Nikola might well be a souped up 2010s version of him

i havent seen a sophomore this skilled with such a complete offensive allaround package since Larry Bird
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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#839 » by Sothron » Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:22 am

Blitzbolt wrote:Ok so I did some research (youtube)and I'm not impressed at all like I know he has talent but his not an exciting player I don't really want to watch follow or know more about him.Reminds be of a young B.Lopez

He doesn't deserve 30 + pages on the main forum this should be move to the nuggets forum.

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Re: Is Nikola Jokic a franchise level talent? 

Post#840 » by ZeppelinPage » Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:36 am

That Bucks fan who said Jabari > Jokic is somewhere crying out in the world right now while Jokic **** around and gets a triple double.

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