Samurai wrote: Coxy wrote:
Mylie10 wrote:Again, it’s not about his shooting. It’s his lack of understanding of how to move within the system. He allows the opposing teams to load up on Steph.
I know he can shoot better. That’s only part of the issue.
He has so many more on court issues other than the shooting woes. Watching him play makes me wonder if he’s ever been coached before.
So many players today, such as Oubre, only play one year of college so they just don't get the same amount of developmental coaching that someone with several more years of college experience receives. And Oubre played 69 NBA games his rookie year so I assume he received little or no time in the G league to receive developmental coaching. Guys with off-the-chart athleticism often feel that their ability to run, jump and dunk automatically equates to basketball skill without any understanding of how offensive and defensive rotations really work.
Literally, every single time Kelly touches the ball and doesn't immediately pass it off, I am expecting him to do something that leaves me wanting to claw my eyes out.
The quote in my sig is no lie, he could actually be Anthony Randolph reincarnated. Lefty, no basketball IQ but amazing athletic ability with glimpes of teasing star like potential, but ultimately very difficult to coach with a lack of natural team orientated instincts and awareness.
He also seems to be a huge confidence guy. When he is confident, he is flexing and mean mugging and all about it, and that seems to be happening when he is allowed to play his natural bad basketball game. When he is charged with playing winning basketball to ONLY his strengths, he gets confused, makes mistakes and then loses his mojo quickly. His teammates and coaches keep urging him to work harder and keep pressing and in time it will come, and hopefully it does, but I can't see a guy with such a terrible basketball IQ ever really understanding the game enough to be a trusted heavy minutes player.
He needs to study Andre Iguadala's game to absolute death, and set a trajectory towards that. He can play heavy minutes if he understands the art of team basketball and ball movement, and focusing on his real strength which is defence.
Prove me wrong Kelly, prove me wrong. At the moment, you are making my eyes bleed and it's not good for my rage.