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Kyle O'Quinn 

Post#1 » by 76ersForLife » Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:36 am

Is this guy a serviceable backup? Thoughts on his game?
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Post#2 » by Context » Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:37 am

76ersForLife wrote:Is this guy a serviceable backup? Thoughts on his game?

If he can play the way he played for us -then yes...
“The kid can play,” Robinson said of Barrett“He goes at everybody strong. If he’s a rookie, and he’s doing that, I think he’ll have a great career ahead of him.”
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Post#3 » by Capn'O » Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:47 am

Kyle O'Quinn is what happens if you close your eyes and imagine a slowish, solid backup center. He can do a bit of everything that a center is supposed to do. Plays tough. Doesn't hurt you anywhere.

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Post#4 » by knicksh20b » Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:54 am

Not a bad player. He can fill up the stat sheet and pass. Foul trouble pretty often. Actually, I used to get pissed at the FO for playing him so many minutes while we tanked (and of course after he helps us get some meaningless wins, he signs elsewhere).

He also has a great nickname: KOQ. Lots of fun to be had there, if you can be creative.
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Post#5 » by HarthorneWingo » Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:07 am

I thought Kyle did a great job for us. He's an excellent weak side defender/rim protector. Very good passer especially if he develops a little ESP with players who like to cut to the hoop. Good motor. Decent shot. Excellent teammate.
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Post#6 » by Clyde_Style » Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:19 am

HarthorneWingo wrote:I thought Kyle did a great job for us. He's an excellent weak side defender/rim protector. Very good passer especially if he develops a little ESP with players who like to cut to the hoop. Good motor. Decent shot. Excellent teammate.


Yes, can be a terrific passer if he's in sync. Fairly skilled. Good backup. Nice guy too
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Post#7 » by 76ersForLife » Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:25 am

Thanks for the info guys.
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Post#8 » by HarthorneWingo » Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:40 am

76ersForLife wrote:Thanks for the info guys.


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Post#9 » by KNIXFAN_83 » Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:25 am

76ersForLife wrote:Is this guy a serviceable backup? Thoughts on his game?

Kyle is a solid player and is great team guy. On the court he tends to disappear for stretches at a time during the season though. But it never seems like he’s not playing hard for some reason. Good pick up always a fan of Kyle.
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Post#10 » by 76ersForLife » Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:38 am

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76ersForLife wrote:Thanks for the info guys.


Is Delilah's Den still the high-class strip joint in the City?



Probably, i live in Daytona Beach now, moved down from Philly 4 years ago. Thank god for nba league pass, lol.
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Post#11 » by Adelheid » Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:09 am

I attribute KOQ's boneheaded tendencies to the knicks' inept coaching staff. He will fill the stat sheet efficiently at limited minutes. Good backup.
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Post#12 » by thebuzzardman » Sat Aug 10, 2019 10:56 am

You'll love the KOQ
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Post#13 » by MaseInYourFace » Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:49 am

A little overrated by some here. Diminishing returns if you play him too much. Good in limited minutes. He’s decent but not a front end bench guy IMO.
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Post#14 » by Blockwatcher » Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:10 pm

We are going off 2 years ago. I bet he doesn't have much left in the tank but he is 29 which should still be his prime.
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Post#15 » by Fat Kat » Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:16 pm

Adelheid wrote:I attribute KOQ's boneheaded tendencies to the knicks' inept coaching staff. He will fill the stat sheet efficiently at limited minutes. Good backup.


He put up better stats here, and was less turnover prone than in Indiana. Was their coaching staff also inept?
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Post#16 » by br7knicks » Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:27 pm

76ersForLife wrote:Is this guy a serviceable backup? Thoughts on his game?


he was one of the few bright spots while he was with the knicks.


plus, he's funny as ****. has a great personality





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Post#17 » by br7knicks » Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:29 pm

you're safe with him playing 10-18 mpg. anything more than that, it might be rough.
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Re: Kyle O'Quinn 

Post#18 » by Knicksfan20 » Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:02 pm

76ersForLife wrote:Is this guy a serviceable backup? Thoughts on his game?



What Kyle OQuinn Brings.


Shot Blocking/Rim Protection
Good defense
Leadership/lockeroom presence
Hustle/Grit/Hard work
Rebounding
Money mid range game
Good FT shooter
Has range out to 3 but rarely shoots the 3
very good passer and has good vision. Great at finding backdoor cutters.

Not much lift around the rim when it comes to finishing an offensive rebound or finishing in traffic
Lots of moving screens (Hell legit average at least 1-2 moving screens per game. Frustrating )


Pro's heavily outweight the cons. Hes a slightly undersized backup center who makes up for his lack of size with his strength/grit/hustle and length. Good 15-22 mpg player who will have more good moments then bad. I think he is one of the best backup centers in the league personally. Has the ability to spot start and you wont get hurt too much.
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Re: Kyle O'Quinn 

Post#19 » by K-DOT » Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:04 pm

Very good shot blocker and rebounder in limited minutes. Can hit mid ranges pretty consistently, but hasn't been able to stretch out his range to 3. Very good passer for a big as well, though doesn't always make the right decisions with the ball. Plus, his teammates love him, very good locker room guy.

The biggest limiter in his game is his low athleticism, he struggles to defend PnRs and has pretty much no lift. And he has no shot creation on offense. But, you guys really only need him for about 10 or so minutes a game if that, so he should be perfect in that role.
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Re: Kyle O'Quinn 

Post#20 » by thebuzzardman » Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:09 pm

Knicksfan20 wrote:
76ersForLife wrote:Is this guy a serviceable backup? Thoughts on his game?



What Kyle OQuinn Brings.


Shot Blocking/Rim Protection
Good defense
Leadership/lockeroom presence
Hustle/Grit/Hard work
Rebounding
Money mid range game
Good FT shooter
Has range out to 3 but rarely shoots the 3
very good passer and has good vision. Great at finding backdoor cutters.

Not much lift around the rim when it comes to finishing an offensive rebound or finishing in traffic
Lots of moving screens (Hell legit average at least 1-2 moving screens per game. Frustrating )


Pro's heavily outweight the cons. Hes a slightly undersized backup center who makes up for his lack of size with his strength/grit/hustle and length. Good 15-22 mpg player who will have more good moments then bad. I think he is one of the best backup centers in the league personally. Has the ability to spot start and you wont get hurt too much.

You left out his strong Bar Mitzvah game

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