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Thanasis Adetokunmpo 

Post#1 » by Greek » Sat May 25, 2013 5:44 am

What about the other Adetokunmbo? from what ive read is 6'7 SF, and actually the better athlete from the brothers. Whats his scouting report? does has any chance to sneak on the 2nd round?
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Re: Thanasis Adetokunmpo 

Post#2 » by Frank Mulely » Sat May 25, 2013 5:45 am

I'm pretty sure a guy named Thanasis Adetokunmpo will never be an impact player in this league. way too many syllables.
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Post#3 » by ripthecord » Sat May 25, 2013 6:10 am

Frank Mulely wrote:I'm pretty sure a guy named Thanasis Adetokunmpo will never be an impact player in this league. way too many syllables.

Pretty solid reasoning.
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Re: Thanasis Adetokunmpo 

Post#4 » by RamonSessions7 » Sat May 25, 2013 6:12 am

Who's the first Adetokunmpo?
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Post#5 » by Nuntius » Sat May 25, 2013 6:45 am

RamonSessions7 wrote:Who's the first Adetokunmpo?


Giannis Antetokounmpo is the first one. He will probably be picked in the first round of this draft.

As for the topic in question now. Thanasis is the better athlete but he's older than Giannis and he isn't as skilled as his brother either. He could go in the second round, though, if some team saw enough potential in him.

Now, I don't want to back-room moderate here but I think that this topic would fit better in the NBA Draft subsection. Can it be moved there?
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Post#6 » by Greek » Sat May 25, 2013 6:59 am

Yeah i thought that ive post it on draft discussion. My bad. Here its a mixtape of him

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Re: Thanasis Adetokunmpo 

Post#7 » by Cracklenuts » Sat May 25, 2013 7:25 am

Well the tv commentators did basically change Predrag's name cause they couldn't be bothered to pronounce it correctly.

They'll probably end up calling him Thano Ante or something.
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Post#8 » by Nuntius » Sat May 25, 2013 7:38 am

Greek wrote:Yeah i thought that ive post it on draft discussion. My bad.


No worries, mate. Δεν πειράζει :)
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Post#9 » by Nuntius » Sat May 25, 2013 7:40 am

Cracklenuts wrote:Well the tv commentators did basically change Predrag's name cause they couldn't be bothered to pronounce it correctly.

They'll probably end up calling him Thano Ante or something.


Now, this would be quite funny actually. Imagine if they do and then Ante Tomić comes as well (he should, by the way). It will be funny as hell :lol:

Also, I don't get why they changed Predrag's name. It's quite easy to say and I'm not Serbian either.
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Post#10 » by Beorn » Sat May 25, 2013 10:11 am

most commentator are quite tongue-tied when trying to spell foreign names. Neither Predrag nor Thanasis is really difficult.
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Post#11 » by sisibilio » Sat May 25, 2013 3:10 pm

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Cracklenuts wrote:Well the tv commentators did basically change Predrag's name cause they couldn't be bothered to pronounce it correctly.

They'll probably end up calling him Thano Ante or something.


Now, this would be quite funny actually. Imagine if they do and then Ante Tomić comes as well (he should, by the way). It will be funny as hell :lol:

Also, I don't get why they changed Predrag's name. It's quite easy to say and I'm not Serbian either.

THey didn't "change" it. Peja is diminutive for Predrag in serbian, just like Aleksandar > Sasha
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Re: Thanasis Adetokunmpo 

Post#12 » by Nuntius » Sat May 25, 2013 3:16 pm

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Cracklenuts wrote:Well the tv commentators did basically change Predrag's name cause they couldn't be bothered to pronounce it correctly.

They'll probably end up calling him Thano Ante or something.


Now, this would be quite funny actually. Imagine if they do and then Ante Tomić comes as well (he should, by the way). It will be funny as hell :lol:

Also, I don't get why they changed Predrag's name. It's quite easy to say and I'm not Serbian either.

THey didn't "change" it. Peja is diminutive for Predrag in serbian, just like Aleksandar > Sasha


Yeah, you're right. We called him Peja in Greece as well but we had no problem saying Predrag either. I was mostly wondering why they couldn't pronounce Predrag in the first place.
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Post#13 » by deliriousmouse » Sat May 25, 2013 5:07 pm

Will be overlooked for a Smith/Johnson/Williams, For the sake of the viewers
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Post#14 » by ocker » Sat May 25, 2013 5:49 pm

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Re: Thanasis Adetokunmpo 

Post#15 » by Winsome Gerbil » Sat May 25, 2013 6:19 pm

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Now, this would be quite funny actually. Imagine if they do and then Ante Tomić comes as well (he should, by the way). It will be funny as hell :lol:

Also, I don't get why they changed Predrag's name. It's quite easy to say and I'm not Serbian either.

THey didn't "change" it. Peja is diminutive for Predrag in serbian, just like Aleksandar > Sasha


Yeah, you're right. We called him Peja in Greece as well but we had no problem saying Predrag either. I was mostly wondering why they couldn't pronounce Predrag in the first place.


Look, some of the most popular names on this side of the pond are "Bob", "Mike", and "Sam". Predrag might as well be antidisestablishmentarianism. :P
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Re: Thanasis Adetokunmpo 

Post#16 » by Dr Positivity » Fri May 31, 2013 4:57 pm

I've seen little of him so I may be off. But the impression I have is he's one of those wings who's an elite athlete and perfect for a dunk contest, but is lacking the skill and feel game to be more than an 14th/15th man to D Leaguer
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Re: Thanasis Adetokunmpo 

Post#17 » by ManualRam » Fri May 31, 2013 5:01 pm

he does have the prototype size, length and athleticism for a wing.
he's a little later in his development so him being so raw doesn't help.
another eyenga maybe? he does have some great tools to work with though.
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Re: Thanasis Adetokunmpo 

Post#18 » by rockmanslim » Mon Mar 3, 2014 5:38 pm

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Re: Thanasis Adetokunmpo 

Post#19 » by Keshavarzi » Mon Mar 3, 2014 7:42 pm

He's not exactly killing it in the d-league. He could get drafted, but i don't see him sticking in the NBA
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Re: Thanasis Adetokunmpo 

Post#20 » by GANGSTERDOG » Tue Mar 4, 2014 12:15 am

Are they really brother's? Why has no-one asked why they have different last names? Yet so similar.

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