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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#121 » by bigboi » Thu May 22, 2014 5:18 pm

GhostX wrote:If Ron Artest and DWade had a baby u get M.Smart


Then how come he isn't the number 1 pick? A DWade and Artest combo would be basically Jordan.
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#122 » by nicnac215 » Thu May 22, 2014 5:24 pm

bigboi wrote:
GhostX wrote:If Ron Artest and DWade had a baby u get M.Smart


Then how come he isn't the number 1 pick? A DWade and Artest combo would be basically Jordan.

Without the athleticism and mid range jumper
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#123 » by RSCD3_ » Thu May 22, 2014 5:32 pm

nicnac215 wrote:
bigboi wrote:
GhostX wrote:If Ron Artest and DWade had a baby u get M.Smart


Then how come he isn't the number 1 pick? A DWade and Artest combo would be basically Jordan.

Without the athleticism and mid range or 3 point jumper


That's like saying Chandler parsons is a LeBron Bird combo except minus the athleticism and court vision
A lot can be said if you just take away two of a players greatest strengths.
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#124 » by Marcus » Thu May 22, 2014 5:34 pm

bigboi wrote:
GhostX wrote:If Ron Artest and DWade had a baby u get M.Smart


Then how come he isn't the number 1 pick?


because its not a good comparison.
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#125 » by Fischella » Thu May 22, 2014 5:45 pm

Is still not perfect, but the closest comp is Stephenson
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#126 » by Slartibartfast » Thu May 22, 2014 6:29 pm

GhostX wrote:If Ron Artest and DWade had a baby u get M.Smart


More like Artest and Jeremy Lin.
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Post#127 » by Dukenukem23 » Thu May 22, 2014 11:07 pm

Michael Jordan/Scottie Pippen
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#128 » by thamadkant » Fri May 23, 2014 4:02 am

A taller, slower, less athletic Nate Robinson?
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Post#129 » by JB2 » Fri May 23, 2014 8:35 pm

I hate when I see guys compared to greats but I suppose that's the way it goes...

He's a mixture of Kyle Lowry and Shannon Brown. Put them in a blender and you get Smart
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#130 » by SBM » Sat May 24, 2014 6:38 am

If you believe the combine measurements he is Eric Gordon physically.

http://www.draftexpress.com/profile/Eric-Gordon-328/

http://www.draftexpress.com/profile/Marcus-Smart-6284/

Game wise he is a lot like Tyreke Evans. Tyreke averages 17,5,5 for his career. If you can get those numbers while winning and playing elite defense you will be a valuable and respected player.
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#131 » by SelfishPlayer » Sat May 24, 2014 9:01 am

As prospects, there is some Jarrett Jack to his game and there is some Stuckey to his game. He's obviously a combo guard at this point that's not much of an outside shooting threat or the sort of playmaking lead guard that makes his teammates better. I believe that if he develops he will produce like a slightly better George Hill.
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#132 » by EMG518 » Sat May 24, 2014 6:01 pm

The more I watch of him heading into the draft the less I like him. Great defender, forces turnovers, rebounds well for a guard but what is he bringing to the table on offense really. He isnt someone I want playing the point right now, I honestly dont think that will change. I dont think he will ever be an above average shooter or someone who is going to create for,himself or others well. I think his defense wilk be the only thing keeping him on the court.
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#133 » by Cammo101 » Sat May 24, 2014 6:04 pm

He's more a cross between Jarrett Jack and DWade IMO.
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#134 » by BaunceyChillups » Sun May 25, 2014 3:38 pm

EMG518 wrote:The more I watch of him heading into the draft the less I like him. Great defender, forces turnovers, rebounds well for a guard but what is he bringing to the table on offense really. He isnt someone I want playing the point right now, I honestly dont think that will change. I dont think he will ever be an above average shooter or someone who is going to create for,himself or others well. I think his defense wilk be the only thing keeping him on the court.


Smart is James Harden good at getting to the foul line.
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#135 » by Dr Positivity » Sun May 25, 2014 11:54 pm

For Sixers fans I wrote about the analytics-driven reasons why I think you guys might take Smart 3rd over Wiggins http://asubstituteforwar.wordpress.com/ ... w-wiggins/
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#136 » by Orlwillbeback » Mon May 26, 2014 12:19 am

wade comparisons need to stop asap.
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#137 » by Mik317 » Mon May 26, 2014 1:42 am

Orlwillbeback wrote:wade comparisons need to stop asap.


6'3-6'4, stocky, drives to the rim a lot?

WADE

6'8, athletic, maybe kinda sorta can shoot?

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Euro, White, can shoot?

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White?

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That is generally how most comps go nowadays. That or if you look like someone else (ie. the Blake;/Gordon comp or the Vonleh/Bosh comp)
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#138 » by Orlwillbeback » Mon May 26, 2014 1:43 am

Mik317 wrote:
Orlwillbeback wrote:wade comparisons need to stop asap.


6'3-6'4, stocky, drives to the rim a lot?

WADE

6'8, athletic, maybe kinda sorta can shoot?

T-MAC

Euro, White, can shoot?

DIRK

White?

KORVER



That is generally how most comps go nowadays. That or if you look like someone else (ie. the Blake;/Gordon comp or the Vonleh/Bosh comp)

yes i have known these comps as well and they are lazy imo.
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#139 » by Kabookalu » Mon May 26, 2014 9:29 am

Do people consider Smart athletic? I've seen it a couple of times in this thread. I mean yeah, I guess it's impressive that he's as stocky as he is and can relatively control his body well, but he doesn't really change speeds well or stop on a dime and shift his body to fake defenders out. He sort of just forces his way to the lane.
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Re: Marcus Smart comparisons 

Post#140 » by Johnlac1 » Mon May 26, 2014 11:44 am

After watching Smart play about fifteen times last season, I'd say yes, he's definitely an excellent athlete. Sure, he's very strong, but he has excellent speed and is a quick jumper. I saw him block a few shots on players thinking they had easy layups. No, he's not a skilled off. player, but he can get to the basket very quickly. It's certainly not just strength and determination.

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