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Re: Indiana Pacers Draft Pick Watch Thread 

Post#1261 » by Baddy Chuck » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:40 am

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RiotPunch wrote:He only shoots. Late 2nd to undrafted for me.

Seems like his strength for sure but watching some highlights doesn't seem like he's Jason Kapono or something. If that's where he's projected even better. He's got tools and a body to work with in the NBA to me.

Funnily enough with you mentioning Kapono, @wizzyDFS on Twitter has a fun college player comparison tool. (everybody play with it, it is super fun and he gets his clicks)

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Kapono meets Hood feels pretty fair for Nwora.

I mean I guess their stats line up? Kapono was a stand still guy who's extreme lack of athleticism and any type of NBA body prevented him from being any more than a turret. Nwora has pretty good length for his size and far more athleticism to project to more then that at the next level. But you wanna give me Rodney Hood I'm all for that at a late first/second/undrafted.
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Re: Indiana Pacers Draft Pick Watch Thread 

Post#1262 » by RiotPunch » Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:33 am

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Baddy Chuck wrote:Seems like his strength for sure but watching some highlights doesn't seem like he's Jason Kapono or something. If that's where he's projected even better. He's got tools and a body to work with in the NBA to me.

Funnily enough with you mentioning Kapono, @wizzyDFS on Twitter has a fun college player comparison tool. (everybody play with it, it is super fun and he gets his clicks)

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Kapono meets Hood feels pretty fair for Nwora.

I mean I guess their stats line up? Kapono was a stand still guy who's extreme lack of athleticism and any type of NBA body prevented him from being any more than a turret. Nwora has pretty good length for his size and far more athleticism to project to more then that at the next level. But you wanna give me Rodney Hood I'm all for that at a late first/second/undrafted.

That's the *meets* part, but yeah comps suck. I just thought it was funny, because I use that tool a lot. He's better and more athletic than Kapono and worse than Hood. He is a good shooter, but doesn't really offer much else, although I like the rebounding. I would probably not draft him though, just my opinion.
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Re: Indiana Pacers Draft Pick Watch Thread 

Post#1263 » by machu46 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:23 pm

Chuck Diesel wrote:I ask this ever year, have gotten some good answers recently (Jevon Carter, Monte Morris). Who are the “dogs” in this draft? Who’s going to be physical and get into guys defensively? PJ Tucker, Royce Oneal, Torrey Craig mindsets. Who are the dogs of 2020?


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Post#1264 » by emunney » Yesterday 3:14 pm

Is it weird that they've moved the draft to be farther from the end of the season than it usually is? I think it's weird.
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Post#1265 » by Fotis St » Yesterday 10:45 pm

I would for sure call the Kings and Sixers as trade down Partners, they have three #35, #43, #52 and the Sixers have four #34, #36, #49. #58

Grant Riller (maybe in a trade down scenario or buy a 2nd)

He is 23 years old, projected at 2nd round, and per36 he is the #4 best scorer of this class.
He shot the 3 ball at 36+ % , and he is one of the best PPP on pick n rolls. He can pull up off the dribble the mid range and he finishes at the rim well. Reminds me a bit like VanVleet with better handles and a bit more creativity at his finishes. Check him out



Payton Pritchard (projected 2nds round 41.5 3p% on a high clip 6.7 3PA)

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Re: Indiana Pacers Draft Pick Watch Thread 

Post#1266 » by Badgerlander » Today 12:34 am

emunney wrote:Is it weird that they've moved the draft to be farther from the end of the season than it usually is? I think it's weird.


I think they want to get the cap set for next season first, and they will have to negotiate the tax etc so teams can make financial decisions on what their savings may be in trading their pick etc.
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Post#1267 » by mke_design » Today 12:40 am

Fotis St wrote:I would for sure call the Kings and Sixers as trade down Partners, they have three #35, #43, #52 and the Sixers have four #34, #36, #49. #58

Grant Riller (maybe in a trade down scenario or buy a 2nd)

He is 23 years old, projected at 2nd round, and per36 he is the #4 best scorer of this class.
He shot the 3 ball at 36+ % , and he is one of the best PPP on pick n rolls. He can pull up off the dribble the mid range and he finishes at the rim well. Reminds me a bit like VanVleet with better handles and a bit more creativity at his finishes. Check him out



Payton Pritchard (projected 2nds round 41.5 3p% on a high clip 6.7 3PA)



I really like Grant Riller - I asked about others takes about him a while back and this is the first i've seen :nod:
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Post#1268 » by machu46 » Today 12:43 am

Fotis St wrote:I would for sure call the Kings and Sixers as trade down Partners, they have three #35, #43, #52 and the Sixers have four #34, #36, #49. #58

Grant Riller (maybe in a trade down scenario or buy a 2nd)

He is 23 years old, projected at 2nd round, and per36 he is the #4 best scorer of this class.
He shot the 3 ball at 36+ % , and he is one of the best PPP on pick n rolls. He can pull up off the dribble the mid range and he finishes at the rim well. Reminds me a bit like VanVleet with better handles and a bit more creativity at his finishes. Check him out



Payton Pritchard (projected 2nds round 41.5 3p% on a high clip 6.7 3PA)


I loved watching Pritchard in college but my guy is he won’t translate to the NBA. The questionable translation guy I actually like is Cassius Winston from Michigan State (hopefully got the correct Cassius name this time but I’m talking about the Michigan State PG)

You’d also like Tyrell Terry from Stanford. Gets compared to Seth Curry a decent amount but I think he has more upside than Seth.


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Post#1269 » by drone3 » Today 1:38 am

Tyrell Terry looks like the exact opposite of Bledsoe. High IQ , 3p Sniper, good passing. Weak body, crap D.
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Re: Indiana Pacers Draft Pick Watch Thread 

Post#1270 » by M-C-G » Today 1:39 am

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Chuck Diesel wrote:I ask this ever year, have gotten some good answers recently (Jevon Carter, Monte Morris). Who are the “dogs” in this draft? Who’s going to be physical and get into guys defensively? PJ Tucker, Royce Oneal, Torrey Craig mindsets. Who are the dogs of 2020?

Tyrese Maxey, Nate Hinton, Tyler Bey, Xavier Tillman



Considering our draft range, Hinton is THA DAWG (COUGAR). He is a fiery competitor, rebounds and defends like a MF, can knock down shots solidly enough. Does not back down. Marcus Smart meets Keldon Johnson kinda vibes.

What a fun guy to watch. Definitely has an infectious energy out there


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Post#1271 » by SupremeHustle » Today 1:46 am

RiotPunch wrote:
Chuck Diesel wrote:I ask this ever year, have gotten some good answers recently (Jevon Carter, Monte Morris). Who are the “dogs” in this draft? Who’s going to be physical and get into guys defensively? PJ Tucker, Royce Oneal, Torrey Craig mindsets. Who are the dogs of 2020?

Tyrese Maxey, Nate Hinton, Tyler Bey, Xavier Tillman



Considering our draft range, Hinton is THA DAWG (COUGAR). He is a fiery competitor, rebounds and defends like a MF, can knock down shots solidly enough. Does not back down. Marcus Smart meets Keldon Johnson kinda vibes.


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Post#1272 » by emunney » Today 1:55 am

Yeah there's no doubt we could have used a Hinton in the bubble. Those 50-50 balls were going 20-80 at best. He'd have fixed that.
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Post#1273 » by machu46 » Today 1:59 am

Wow lol. Never seen a second of him play but that’s a hell of a tape right there.


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Post#1274 » by Baddy Chuck » Today 2:04 am

That mixtape reminds me that we should draft this guy

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