Marcus wrote:Duke4life831 wrote:Marcus wrote:
yeah that's the part for me and his tendency to not play up to his talent. once that gets answered then i'm good. off measurerables and skillset kid could get paid today though.
any idea where he's looking to play overseas?
No clue at all, that is just an assumption by me. He had his meniscus worked on in September and was supposed to be out 3 months max. Started posting vids of him playing pickup ball in December and saying he was healthy. But he wasn't showing up to IMG. Some crazy rumors around that started, then after a week or so of denying he left IMG, he officially announced he left IMG. And the last I have heard, he has no plans on returning to school this year.
Ive heard some chatter for awhile now that him at Duke was up in the air. I know some people aren't too confident he will ever play a game at Duke. Now to me I assumed that meant over seas. But he is barely age eligible for the 2020 draft and with him not attending high school this past year, Im sure if they challenge the NBA on it, he could pass the "1 year removed from high school" rule as well.
Then add in Duke basically almost stopped recruiting Kuminga for a little bit, then once all this happened, the entire Duke coaching staff and team show up to his game and it looks like Duke is all the way back on the Kuminga train. I honestly would be shocked if he ends up on Duke's campus.
that's pretty interesting. i was wondering why i hadn't seen much from him this year which the other kids in the class were indeed losing their collective minds on the court. If he did declare this year i would wonder how high he is being viewed by the league. Would teams be more leery and or less leery since most of the kids in this class haven't shown enough to standout. would he just fall into that category as well and the risk doesn't matter or do you pump the breaks at some point as a franchise? I'd like to see him at Duke next year as i think it helps shine light on him and with those collegiate ballers on the roster he could/should shine as the piece that brings it all together. Hopefully if he does go overseas he goes somewhere that his full game can be showcased. definitely keep us posted though if you'd be so kind good sir.
Ya really curious if he gets the Thon Maker treatment where he still goes high in the draft. Or does he get the Simons treatment and go late in the 1st and barely go in the 1st round.
Im a massive fan of his, I love the skillset in his body. Hell even with him being a bad jump shooter, Im not all that worried because the form on his jumper is pretty damn solid, I think he has the potential to be a solid jump shooter. But ya Im just so curious to see how his athleticism translates. Because if it does translate, I think he can be a pretty special player. Or does it not translate and he becomes a taller Kyle Anderson? But with how poorly this class has looked so far, I wouldnt be shocked if he does stick his nose into the draft and finds out he has a pretty early grade. Hell out of all the people in this draft, he would be #1 on my board if I was GS, even with the athleticism concerns.