Bol Bol - What is his value???

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Bol Bol - What is his value??? 

Post#1 » by letsgobulls23 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:04 pm

Kind of a vague topic, but he has been one of the hardest players to evaluate for me. I feel like after seeing him play in the bubble last season, he'd be getting more minutes this year but he doesn't play for Denver at all.

Can anyone clear up why this is? Is he actually not worth any minutes right now?

I feel like his skill set for his size should be appealing, I would love for the Bulls to trade for him but I have zero clue what his value is.
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Re: Bol Bol - What is his value??? 

Post#2 » by gobullschi » Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:34 pm

I don’t see why Denver would move him unless it was in a much larger package for a difference maker.

I’d say his value at most is a non lottery pick. Something in the 20-30 range.
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Post#3 » by K_chile22 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:47 pm

Wouldn't trade a first round pick for him, not sure Denver would take a fair offer for him, because a fair offer isn't very valuable
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Post#4 » by BadWolf » Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:59 pm

Bad 2nd round pick, round 45.
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Post#5 » by bondom34 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:00 pm

He was drafted in the mid 40s 2 years ago and has played a total of 164 NBA minutes, with a well below replacement level BPM. In terms of trade value I'd guess next to nil.
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Re: Bol Bol - What is his value??? 

Post#6 » by Wigginstime » Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:02 pm

his value is ultra low. He looked good during the bubble when Denver was struggling with all their injuries and he got playing time.

The problem this year is Denver's mostly just using 3 bigs: Jokic, Millsap, & Green at the PF & C spots.
Hartenstein & Nnaji have leapfrogged him in the rotation for minutes.

Given Bol Bol has fallen to 6th in the rotation for big & has seen 11 DNPs in the prior 15 games, It looks like Denver has given up on Bol Bol. I highly doubt anyone is going to give any value for him at this time.

When Bol Bol does get playing time, he looks completely disinterested and lazy.
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Post#7 » by gswhoops » Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:03 pm

Yeah if Denver wanted to sell high on his bubble performance they missed their window.

2nd rounder from a bad team at most, probably just cash or a TPE
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Post#8 » by JRoy » Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:19 pm

He’s a very high risk, moderate to high payoff prospect.

Like a lot of prospects, value depends on the buyers appetite for risk.
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Re: Bol Bol - What is his value??? 

Post#9 » by Texas Chuck » Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:26 pm

K_chile22 wrote:Wouldn't trade a first round pick for him, not sure Denver would take a fair offer for him, because a fair offer isn't very valuable


Exactly where I'm at. He's worth a pick below 40 so might as well keep him or ideally use him as a sweetener in a deal upgrading their rotation
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Post#10 » by sonictecture » Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:32 pm

Is Bol Bol a sweetener or a roster spot holder?

Denver should see if there is another team willing to develop him and give him away
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Post#11 » by axeman23 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:36 pm

Yeah, I would love him on the Cavs too. I was disappointed when they bought the extra (2) picks(s), and spent them on more guards while he was still up there. And as you say, hard to gauge trade value if he seldom plays. Maybe Nuggets are just trying to bring him along slowly, I guess. While also surpressing his value around the league by playing him sparingly...
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Post#12 » by Wigginstime » Wed Feb 24, 2021 12:09 am

His /36 stats in the bubble were 17/8/2/2. Very small sample size but Denver really should have sold then if they knew he would never play based on their depth.
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Post#13 » by Stillwater » Thu Feb 25, 2021 12:01 am

the injury situation must be real. foot issues for players like him rarely go away. damn shame because he is ridiculous
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Post#14 » by DroseReturnChi » Thu Feb 25, 2021 12:24 am

would trade early 2nd for him.
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Post#15 » by Apz » Thu Feb 25, 2021 1:04 am

Feels the best fir him would be ending up as 2nd center behibd allen in cavs. Wouldnt mind having him in mavs, but would end up too far down to develope
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Post#16 » by Brandon-Clyde » Thu Feb 25, 2021 1:04 am

Portland with it's injuries could use him. A second and cash.
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Re: Bol Bol - What is his value??? 

Post#17 » by Maple Green » Thu Feb 25, 2021 1:48 am

Straight up Denver should choose any of the following from the Boston:
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Post#18 » by JasonStern » Thu Feb 25, 2021 2:40 am

Brandon-Clyde wrote:Portland with it's injuries could use him. A second and cash.


Portland acquiring an injury prone big man - what's the worst that could happen?
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Re: Bol Bol - What is his value??? 

Post#19 » by Duke4life831 » Thu Feb 25, 2021 4:45 am

Here is the thing, if you were to look at all the rosters trying to find a good situation where Bol Bol could find some minutes, the Nuggets would be right at the top of the list. Youre competing with Isiah Hartenstein for the backup 5. Even with that Bol Bol cant find minutes.

So really a late 2nd round pick is probably what a team would be willing to give up. And if youre the Nuggets, might as well just hang onto him just incase he does turn into something.
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Re: Bol Bol - What is his value??? 

Post#20 » by Karate Diop » Thu Feb 25, 2021 6:06 am

Centers just don't net a lot in trades... I can't see Bol Bol going for more than a couple seconds.

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