Thon Maker: Future MVP?

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Is Thon Maker a future MVP?

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Re: Thon Maker: Future MVP? 

Post#21 » by ebrian » Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:15 am

I voted yes for MVP, but they missed a few letters there. It's MVPNTM. Most Valuable Player Named Thon Maker. He's a shoo-in!
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Post#22 » by zimpy27 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:40 am

He possibly could be. He has the drive and the tools. It's really that straight forward.
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Post#23 » by Zombiesonics » Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:03 am

Legit spit out my coffee reading OP . Thon maker was solid but his ceiling is closer to role player than star.
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Post#24 » by BloodNinja » Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:12 am

MVP? Doubt it. I do think he can be an All-Star but that's a long way away yet.
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Post#25 » by Effercon » Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:35 am

No, not even close. To me, his ceiling is that of Andrea Bargnani (and that's not an insult, contrary to popular belief - in his best season, Bargnani averaged 17/6 with 1.4 blocks on 47/37 shooting as a jump-shooting big).
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Post#26 » by ChuckChilly » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:01 am

yannisk wrote:how old is Thon anyway?


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Post#27 » by Lana Del Rey » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:02 am

He is a future Turkish League MVP at best.
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Post#28 » by HoopsterJones » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:09 am

I don't think so. He does not presently have the skill set to be a top 3 or so player in the league in a given year.
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Post#29 » by Pablo Escobar » Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:11 am

Effercon wrote:No, not even close. To me, his ceiling is that of Andrea Bargnani (and that's not an insult, contrary to popular belief - in his best season, Bargnani averaged 17/6 with 1.4 blocks on 47/37 shooting as a jump-shooting big).


For Milwaukee fans, lets hope that Thon doesn't become an absolute bust. Bargs was absolute trash.
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Post#30 » by johnx » Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:13 am

way too early he's not even a ROY candidate
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Post#32 » by baldur » Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:15 am

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Post#33 » by NBAFan93 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:15 am

Didn't he not even play basketball at all until like 5 years ago? Wasn't he discovered playing soccer in Africa or something like that? Dude probably hasn't even tapped half of his potential at this point and has already made it to the NBA. I think he will really be something else in 2-3 years - I can see him being another KD type player.
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Post#34 » by Effercon » Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:43 am

Pablo Escobar wrote:
Effercon wrote:No, not even close. To me, his ceiling is that of Andrea Bargnani (and that's not an insult, contrary to popular belief - in his best season, Bargnani averaged 17/6 with 1.4 blocks on 47/37 shooting as a jump-shooting big).


For Milwaukee fans, lets hope that Thon doesn't become an absolute bust. Bargs was absolute trash.


He's only a bust because he was the #1 pick. Thon was the #10 pick, so a career similar to what Bargs had would be seen as just about average for his draft spot.
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Re: Thon Maker: Future MVP? 

Post#35 » by GreatWhiteStiff » Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:50 am

Bargs would be a dissapointed at the 15th or 20th pick. There was no way, just no way he was ever as good as amir johnson despite his 20 ppg or whatever. Worst volume scorer ever.

I mean do people see Thon as a potential top 25 offensive player plus a top 3 defensive player or something? I'm not sure how he gets to mvp candidate. I'm not even sure he'll be at good nba starter level in 2 years, he'll be ((roughly)) 26 in two years so...
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Re: Thon Maker: Future MVP? 

Post#36 » by LeeBlaze » Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:03 am

If he does become a future MVP, that would probably mean Giannis is your second best player on the team. It's probably just me, but I have trouble seeing anyone on that team with more potential than Giannis. Giannis is a generational type player, and if he looks to shoot, look out! Now if this was about Giannis as the future MVP, I would agree 100%.
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Re: Thon Maker: Future MVP? 

Post#37 » by Pachinko_ » Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:20 am

No, but he will be remembered as the second best Buck in the GIannis era.
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Re: Thon Maker: Future MVP? 

Post#38 » by Ichimoku » Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:55 am

The answer is that you never know. It is possible.

I remember when in 2000 I wrote that Dirk Nowitzki might be the future MVP and most of the comments were that he can be a better version of Detlef Schrempf...

So you never know. I like Thon Maker, very positive impression after last playoffs :-)
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Re: Thon Maker: Future MVP? 

Post#39 » by Promezclan » Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:10 am

Ichimoku wrote:The answer is that you never know. It is possible.

I remember when in 2000 I wrote that Dirk Nowitzki might be the future MVP and most of the comments were that he can be a better version of Detlef Schrempf...

So you never know. I like Thon Maker, very positive impression after last playoffs :-)

Difference is no one thinks Thon Maker is nearly as good as Detlef Schrempf, who averaged 19, 9.5 and 6. So yes, you can know, why wouldn't you be able to?
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Re: Thon Maker: Future MVP? 

Post#40 » by Slava » Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:19 am

He won't even be the MVP of his own team.
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