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Warriors select Jonathan Kuminga with the 7th pick of the 2021 NBA Draft

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Re: Warriors select Jonathan Kuminga with the 7th pick of the 2021 NBA Draft 

Post#441 » by Twinkie defense » Sat Sep 11, 2021 12:06 am

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DevinVassell wrote:Kuminga didn't grow up with basketball? Maybe do some research before posting.

https://www.slamonline.com/the-magazine/jonathan-kuminga-story/

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Kuminga

Do you think that is equivalent to Steph and Klay's upbringing?
There are a lot of guys who are excellent basketball players who don't have that upbringing.

Also, your comment was about preferring guys who grew up with basketball. Are you saying that having an NBA dad is a requirement for "growing up with basketball"?

You had a bad take, and should have done more research, and got called on it. Don't dig deeper, just move on. I've posted plenty of lousy takes on this board. Never did me any good trying to spray perfume on them after they blew up in my face.

If a payer is literally raised by pro athletes and grows up in and around sports, that's a positive attribute that would weigh in on that player's draft evaluation... and similarly, the further the player is from that kind of environment, the more potential flags there are.

Lol at holding up Hakeem and Dirk as if it doesn't matter what your basketball upbringing is.

Probably most of the players drafted in the NBA may not have had NBA players or pro volleyball players as parents but they were in the AAU tour at an early age and benefitting from top-level competition. You can't say that about a guy who found basketball late in their development or who spent their time playing where there was not a high level of competition or training. This is just common sense.
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Re: Warriors select Jonathan Kuminga with the 7th pick of the 2021 NBA Draft 

Post#442 » by xdrta+ » Sat Sep 11, 2021 12:58 am

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watch1958 wrote:
Twinkie defense wrote:Do you think that is equivalent to Steph and Klay's upbringing?
There are a lot of guys who are excellent basketball players who don't have that upbringing.

Also, your comment was about preferring guys who grew up with basketball. Are you saying that having an NBA dad is a requirement for "growing up with basketball"?

You had a bad take, and should have done more research, and got called on it. Don't dig deeper, just move on. I've posted plenty of lousy takes on this board. Never did me any good trying to spray perfume on them after they blew up in my face.

If a payer is literally raised by pro athletes and grows up in and around sports, that's a positive attribute that would weigh in on that player's draft evaluation... and similarly, the further the player is from that kind of environment, the more potential flags there are.

Lol at holding up Hakeem and Dirk as if it doesn't matter what your basketball upbringing is.

Probably most of the players drafted in the NBA may not have had NBA players or pro volleyball players as parents but they were in the AAU tour at an early age and benefitting from top-level competition. You can't say that about a guy who found basketball late in their development or who spent their time playing where there was not a high level of competition or training. This is just common sense.


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Re: Warriors select Jonathan Kuminga with the 7th pick of the 2021 NBA Draft 

Post#443 » by sjballer03 » Sat Sep 11, 2021 3:38 am

First, it was that they're too young. Now it's that they're not sons of former players. I really wonder what next talking point people are gonna come up with. I have never seen people so triggered by draft picks before.
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Re: Warriors select Jonathan Kuminga with the 7th pick of the 2021 NBA Draft 

Post#444 » by a8bil » Sat Sep 11, 2021 3:10 pm

Isn't it the case that Kobe Bryant is the only NBA top 30 player whose father played professional basketball (aside from Curry)? How many legit sons of NBA players are in the pipeline? We have GPII, we had GRIII...not impressed.
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Re: Warriors select Jonathan Kuminga with the 7th pick of the 2021 NBA Draft 

Post#445 » by shazam_guy » Sat Sep 11, 2021 6:02 pm

Well, there's Klay, too.

But by and large, it's just time for the season to start. Then some of this energy can go into declaring that we're doomed every time we miss a shot or make a bad pass.
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Re: Warriors select Jonathan Kuminga with the 7th pick of the 2021 NBA Draft 

Post#446 » by watch1958 » Sun Sep 12, 2021 10:02 am

shazam_guy wrote:Well, there's Klay, too.

But by and large, it's just time for the season to start. Then some of this energy can go into declaring that we're doomed every time we miss a shot or make a bad pass.
Wait a minute. They are going to miss some shots???

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Post#447 » by watch1958 » Sun Sep 12, 2021 10:03 am

a8bil wrote:Isn't it the case that Kobe Bryant is the only NBA top 30 player whose father played professional basketball (aside from Curry)? How many legit sons of NBA players are in the pipeline? We have GPII, we had GRIII...not impressed.
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Re: Warriors select Jonathan Kuminga with the 7th pick of the 2021 NBA Draft 

Post#448 » by a8bil » Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:58 pm

watch1958 wrote:
a8bil wrote:Isn't it the case that Kobe Bryant is the only NBA top 30 player whose father played professional basketball (aside from Curry)? How many legit sons of NBA players are in the pipeline? We have GPII, we had GRIII...not impressed.
Nico….
Yep....much rather have Nico than Kuminga...you know, "sons!"
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Re: Warriors select Jonathan Kuminga with the 7th pick of the 2021 NBA Draft 

Post#449 » by watch1958 » Mon Sep 13, 2021 7:27 am

a8bil wrote:
watch1958 wrote:
a8bil wrote:Isn't it the case that Kobe Bryant is the only NBA top 30 player whose father played professional basketball (aside from Curry)? How many legit sons of NBA players are in the pipeline? We have GPII, we had GRIII...not impressed.
Nico….
Yep....much rather have Nico than Kuminga...you know, "sons!"
Also, I guess that means Seth is pretty much better than almost every NBA player.
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Re: Warriors select Jonathan Kuminga with the 7th pick of the 2021 NBA Draft 

Post#450 » by sjballer03 » Mon Sep 13, 2021 4:44 pm

a8bil wrote:
watch1958 wrote:
a8bil wrote:Isn't it the case that Kobe Bryant is the only NBA top 30 player whose father played professional basketball (aside from Curry)? How many legit sons of NBA players are in the pipeline? We have GPII, we had GRIII...not impressed.
Nico….
Yep....much rather have Nico than Kuminga...you know, "sons!"


Let's widen the net and target sons of WNBA players (ie. Javale McGee)!
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Re: Warriors select Jonathan Kuminga with the 7th pick of the 2021 NBA Draft 

Post#451 » by clyde21 » Mon Sep 13, 2021 7:32 pm

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DevinVassell wrote:Kuminga didn't grow up with basketball? Maybe do some research before posting.

https://www.slamonline.com/the-magazine/jonathan-kuminga-story/

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Kuminga

Do you think that is equivalent to Steph and Klay's upbringing?


who the **** cares? a lot of prospects from africa don't grow up with basketball as a priority...Embiid didn't pick up bball until a couple of years before he went to college at Kansas.

relax Reed Richards.
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Re: Warriors select Jonathan Kuminga with the 7th pick of the 2021 NBA Draft 

Post#452 » by clyde21 » Mon Sep 13, 2021 7:35 pm

a8bil wrote:Isn't it the case that Kobe Bryant is the only NBA top 30 player whose father played professional basketball (aside from Curry)? How many legit sons of NBA players are in the pipeline? We have GPII, we had GRIII...not impressed.


yezzir...in fact the majority of great players have sons who suck @ bball.

people are finally realizing this with Bronny.
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Re: Warriors select Jonathan Kuminga with the 7th pick of the 2021 NBA Draft 

Post#453 » by shazam_guy » Yesterday 11:12 pm

clyde21 wrote:
Twinkie defense wrote:
DevinVassell wrote:Kuminga didn't grow up with basketball? Maybe do some research before posting.

https://www.slamonline.com/the-magazine/jonathan-kuminga-story/

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Kuminga

Do you think that is equivalent to Steph and Klay's upbringing?


who the **** cares? a lot of prospects from africa don't grow up with basketball as a priority...Embiid didn't pick up bball until a couple of years before he went to college at Kansas.

relax Reed Richards.


I don't think anyone really cares all that much. We're just waiting for basketball season to begin.

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