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Post#1701 » by clyde21 » Sat May 4, 2019 7:57 am

GimmeDat wrote:Thoughts on the Makur Maker hype of late? Being talked as a top 5 player in the class. Certainly has sounded productive, and looks a better and more coordinated all-around athlete than Thon, a stronger frame, etc.


wait, top 5 player in what?
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Post#1702 » by GimmeDat » Sat May 4, 2019 9:29 am

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GimmeDat wrote:Thoughts on the Makur Maker hype of late? Being talked as a top 5 player in the class. Certainly has sounded productive, and looks a better and more coordinated all-around athlete than Thon, a stronger frame, etc.


wait, top 5 player in what?


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Post#1703 » by clyde21 » Sat May 4, 2019 9:35 am

GimmeDat wrote:
clyde21 wrote:
GimmeDat wrote:Thoughts on the Makur Maker hype of late? Being talked as a top 5 player in the class. Certainly has sounded productive, and looks a better and more coordinated all-around athlete than Thon, a stronger frame, etc.


wait, top 5 player in what?


Read on Twitter
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top 3 in his recruiting class? is there a link for it?

i know Matur declared for the '19 draft tho
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Post#1704 » by The-Power » Sat May 4, 2019 10:49 am

clyde21 wrote:
GimmeDat wrote:
clyde21 wrote:
wait, top 5 player in what?


Read on Twitter
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top 3 in his recruiting class? is there a link for it?

i know Matur declared for the '19 draft tho

This is about Makur, not Matur. It's so confusing, though. :D
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Post#1705 » by clyde21 » Sat May 4, 2019 5:15 pm

The-Power wrote:
clyde21 wrote:
GimmeDat wrote:
Read on Twitter
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top 3 in his recruiting class? is there a link for it?

i know Matur declared for the '19 draft tho

This is about Makur, not Matur. It's so confusing, though. :D


:lol: :lol: doh
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Post#1706 » by ejftw » Sat May 4, 2019 5:58 pm

Makur is a hell of a talent, dude is already better than Matur and Thon.

#3 in the '20 class though? That's farfetch'd. Arguably Top 7 in the state of Cali.



Going a bit further, Devin Askew and Poppop (Richard Isaacs) are the top point guards of 21 & 22.
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Post#1707 » by Duke4life831 » Thu May 23, 2019 8:56 pm

Im jumping ahead a class with this question. Im curious if anyone has caught a lot of Cade Cunningham. It looks like he maybe able to push Jalen Johnson as the best point forward in this class. Strong 6'6 body with very good vision. Im starting to dig a little deeper into this class and Im really liking the versatility that this class may end up with. But ya I won't be surprised if Cade ends up a top 3 guy from this class. I really like his game.
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Post#1708 » by nolang1 » Thu May 23, 2019 11:47 pm

Duke4life831 wrote:Im jumping ahead a class with this question. Im curious if anyone has caught a lot of Cade Cunningham. It looks like he maybe able to push Jalen Johnson as the best point forward in this class. Strong 6'6 body with very good vision. Im starting to dig a little deeper into this class and Im really liking the versatility that this class may end up with. But ya I won't be surprised if Cade ends up a top 3 guy from this class. I really like his game.


Yeah he's probably been the best player in the EYBL so far. His passing/handling are good enough to be a lead ballhandler at the next level at least. Smaller Ben Simmons who's not hopeless as a shooter.
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Post#1709 » by Duke4life831 » Fri May 24, 2019 12:00 am

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Duke4life831 wrote:Im jumping ahead a class with this question. Im curious if anyone has caught a lot of Cade Cunningham. It looks like he maybe able to push Jalen Johnson as the best point forward in this class. Strong 6'6 body with very good vision. Im starting to dig a little deeper into this class and Im really liking the versatility that this class may end up with. But ya I won't be surprised if Cade ends up a top 3 guy from this class. I really like his game.


Yeah he's probably been the best player in the EYBL so far. His passing/handling are good enough to be a lead ballhandler at the next level at least. Smaller Ben Simmons who's not hopeless as a shooter.


Ya watching him in EYBL is actually why I wrote this. It was pretty impressive what he was doing, facilitating and scoring very efficiently.
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Post#1710 » by ejftw » Fri May 24, 2019 1:43 am

Duke4life831 wrote:
nolang1 wrote:
Duke4life831 wrote:Im jumping ahead a class with this question. Im curious if anyone has caught a lot of Cade Cunningham. It looks like he maybe able to push Jalen Johnson as the best point forward in this class. Strong 6'6 body with very good vision. Im starting to dig a little deeper into this class and Im really liking the versatility that this class may end up with. But ya I won't be surprised if Cade ends up a top 3 guy from this class. I really like his game.


Yeah he's probably been the best player in the EYBL so far. His passing/handling are good enough to be a lead ballhandler at the next level at least. Smaller Ben Simmons who's not hopeless as a shooter.


Ya watching him in EYBL is actually why I wrote this. It was pretty impressive what he was doing, facilitating and scoring very efficiently.


He reminds me of Shai, with a bit more range on his jumper. Hope he keeps improving, dude is absolutely sick.
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Post#1711 » by The-Power » Fri May 24, 2019 7:07 pm

Duke4life831 wrote:Im jumping ahead a class with this question. Im curious if anyone has caught a lot of Cade Cunningham. It looks like he maybe able to push Jalen Johnson as the best point forward in this class. Strong 6'6 body with very good vision. Im starting to dig a little deeper into this class and Im really liking the versatility that this class may end up with. But ya I won't be surprised if Cade ends up a top 3 guy from this class. I really like his game.

I mentioned him a couple weeks ago in the same breath as Jalen Green. To me, he was the best player I have watched from that class thus far. I watched a number of Montverde games and he was incredibly impressive. Brilliant playmaker, great size, workable shot, overall athleticism. He is still severely underrated in my eyes. He's easily be top 3 in his class for me at this point, and perhaps #1.
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Post#1712 » by Duke4life831 » Fri May 24, 2019 7:35 pm

The-Power wrote:
Duke4life831 wrote:Im jumping ahead a class with this question. Im curious if anyone has caught a lot of Cade Cunningham. It looks like he maybe able to push Jalen Johnson as the best point forward in this class. Strong 6'6 body with very good vision. Im starting to dig a little deeper into this class and Im really liking the versatility that this class may end up with. But ya I won't be surprised if Cade ends up a top 3 guy from this class. I really like his game.

I mentioned him a couple weeks ago in the same breath as Jalen Green. To me, he was the best player I have watched from that class thus far. I watched a number of Montverde games and he was incredibly impressive. Brilliant playmaker, great size, workable shot, overall athleticism. He is still severely underrated in my eyes. He's easily be top 3 in his class for me at this point, and perhaps #1.


I still have Jalen Johnson ahead of him (could easily be my Duke bias with Johnson being a heavy Duke lean at the moment). But I really do love the versatility from both guys. The more I watch this class, the more I like it.
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Post#1713 » by Fischella » Sun May 26, 2019 5:40 pm

Cade is #1 on his own tier on that class, not even close
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Post#1714 » by ejftw » Mon May 27, 2019 7:31 pm

Fischella wrote:Cade is #1 on his own tier on that class, not even close


Among point guards? Definitely agree.

Overall? Evan Mobley and Jalen Green are still ahead of him. Also higher on Josh Christopher than most and also have Scottie Barnes. Makes my top five right there.
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Post#1715 » by Fischella » Mon May 27, 2019 7:53 pm

Nah, overall
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Post#1716 » by clyde21 » Mon May 27, 2019 8:29 pm

Fischella wrote:Nah, overall



didnt u just say Mobley and 'not close' a few days ago?
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Post#1717 » by Fischella » Mon May 27, 2019 8:48 pm

clyde21 wrote:
Fischella wrote:Nah, overall



didnt u just say Mobley and 'not close' a few days ago?


I was talking about Mobley for 2020 were he to reclassify, also ton of stuff has happened since, Cade has looked incredible
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Post#1718 » by ejftw » Tue May 28, 2019 5:49 pm

Fischella wrote:
clyde21 wrote:
Fischella wrote:Nah, overall



didnt u just say Mobley and 'not close' a few days ago?


I was talking about Mobley for 2020 were he to reclassify, also ton of stuff has happened since, Cade has looked incredible


He is 2020.....and Mobley looked damn good during the gauntlet this past weekend
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Post#1719 » by Fischella » Tue May 28, 2019 6:16 pm

ejftw wrote:
Fischella wrote:
clyde21 wrote:

didnt u just say Mobley and 'not close' a few days ago?


I was talking about Mobley for 2020 were he to reclassify, also ton of stuff has happened since, Cade has looked incredible


He is 2020.....and Mobley looked damn good during the gauntlet this past weekend

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Post#1720 » by nolang1 » Mon Jun 3, 2019 4:48 am

FIBA U16 Americas starts tomorrow. The players in this tournament are in the high school classes of 2021 and 2022 and some will likely be in the 'double draft' that will occur when high school players are again draft-eligible. Jalen Duren (2022, 6'9" big who's athletic and has decent touch/post moves), Jabari Smith (2021, 6'8" athletic wing who can shoot), AJ Griffin (2021, 6'7" wing who's probably the best defender on the team), and Max Christie (2021, 6'6" combo guard with range) are the main USA prospects to look out for.

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