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Post#81 » by jcsunsfan » Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:13 pm

Not sure why all the concern about his defense. He was a good defender in college and his athleticism numbers at the combine were pretty good. His wingspan is ok too.
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Post#82 » by RedIndian » Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:59 pm

His defense actually looks quite decent in his highlights. Has sneaky good athleticism too.

The shot is absolutely pure and beautiful too - can't see it not translating, especially with such a high and quick release.

His ceiling will however depend on his ability to put the ball on the floor. Didn't really see much of a dribble game in any of his videos. If he works on his ball handling, then he suddenly becomes a very interesting player.
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Post#83 » by jcsunsfan » Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:08 am

RedIndian wrote:His defense actually looks quite decent in his highlights. Has sneaky good athleticism too.

The shot is absolutely pure and beautiful too - can't see it not translating, especially with such a high and quick release.

His ceiling will however depend on his ability to put the ball on the floor. Didn't really see much of a dribble game in any of his videos. If he works on his ball handling, then he suddenly becomes a very interesting player.

He doesn't do it much, but seems to have a good handle when he does. He runs the break here just fine.
https://youtu.be/qsUgZcnca_g?t=63
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Post#84 » by suns12345 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:39 am

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RedIndian wrote:His defense actually looks quite decent in his highlights. Has sneaky good athleticism too.

The shot is absolutely pure and beautiful too - can't see it not translating, especially with such a high and quick release.

His ceiling will however depend on his ability to put the ball on the floor. Didn't really see much of a dribble game in any of his videos. If he works on his ball handling, then he suddenly becomes a very interesting player.

He doesn't do it much, but seems to have a good handle when he does. He runs the break here just fine.
https://youtu.be/qsUgZcnca_g?t=63


Also hits a couple of one dribble pull ups in some videos.

If his shooting is as elite as it seems, his handle doesn't have to be elite to beat guys off the dribble. The threat of that shot will have them flying right by and his height will help him get shots off.

I'm hopeful for this kid. The criticism of where we picked him is valid but possibly there was no one to trade down with and this was the guy we wanted. I'd bet Cam has a better career than half the guys picked above him and that a handful of guys picked after him will have a better career than Cam... Thats the draft.
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Post#85 » by skiz2 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:15 pm

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lilfishi22 wrote:If he became 70% of Rip, I'd be happy. I'm not particularly high on him


How many Tar Heels games did you watch? I watched the highlights of his two games against Duke yesterday. Of course highlights always look good, but he was playing one of the top teams in the country and had big games both times.


That first Duke game they had no answer for him. He absolutely took whoever was on him to school. Made Reddish and Barrett look silly. He also answered a lot of questions about how he could contribute if his 3 point shot is not falling. IIRC it was the only game of the season he didn’t hit a 3 or he only hit one. Made a complete mockery of Duke that game though regardless.
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Post#89 » by SlovenianDragon » Thu Aug 1, 2019 9:07 pm

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Post#90 » by bwgood77 » Thu Aug 1, 2019 10:22 pm

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Looks like 41% to me. 162/394=41%
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Post#91 » by SlovenianDragon » Thu Aug 1, 2019 10:38 pm

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Looks like 41% to me. 162/394=41%


He did 162/204

The mid rangers and shots at the rim don't count

he kinda worded it weird but meant 3pt shots
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Post#93 » by In2ition » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:46 pm

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The way 2K has been rating guys they like vs. guys they don't, I would have thought his opening rating would be closer to 62.
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