Underrated: Arsalan Kazemi

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Golabki
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Underrated: Arsalan Kazemi 

Post#1 » by Golabki » Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:03 pm

The major knock on him is that he's too short for a traditional big and doesn't have the shot to be a traditional wing. I think he'll be able to play the four in the NBA and is likely to eventually develop a serviceable jumper. That would make him a versatile combo forward with D and rebounding.

I think he'd be a great 2nd round pick, but he may go undrafted.
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Re: Underrated: Arsalan Kazemi 

Post#2 » by behzad » Sat Apr 27, 2013 11:09 am

Personally i think he won't be bothered much with his height as NBA is giving more and more opportunities to shorter but faster and more athletic players at the 4 spot. With his high basketball IQ and understanding of the game and also his astonishing nose for the ball whether it's on the rebounding department or him reading the passing lanes, If he can show he has a decent jumper from the midrange(which i know he has based on what i've seen from him in training times) he can even squeeze into the later first round by June.
Right now Kazemi is hitting the gym hard and working on his conditioning after a solid tourney performance with Oregon.

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