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Re: Deni Avdija - 2020 draft 

Post#261 » by KevinMcreynolds » Sat Jun 6, 2020 6:48 pm

floor - Thugleavy Jr.
mid - Josh Smith
ceiling - rich man's Luka
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Post#262 » by karkinos » Sat Jun 6, 2020 7:15 pm

this is going to be an interesting thread to look back on in 5 years. the comps and analyses are all over the place.
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Post#263 » by Thugleavy34 » Sat Jun 6, 2020 9:02 pm

KevinMcreynolds wrote:floor - Thugleavy Jr.
mid - Josh Smith
ceiling - rich man's Luka


This is blasphemy. Thugleavy Jr. >>>> JS and Luka
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Re: Deni Avdija - 2020 draft 

Post#264 » by KevinMcreynolds » Sat Jun 6, 2020 9:15 pm

Thugleavy34 wrote:
KevinMcreynolds wrote:floor - Thugleavy Jr.
mid - Josh Smith
ceiling - rich man's Luka


This is blasphemy. Thugleavy Jr. >>>> JS and Luka


you're right, should be more like

floor - Vlad Rad
mid - Bob Sura
ceiling - poor man's Thugleavy
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Post#265 » by getrichordie » Sat Jun 6, 2020 11:19 pm

karkinos wrote:this is going to be an interesting thread to look back on in 5 years. the comps and analyses are all over the place.


Yeah, he probably has the widest range out of all the prospects mocked in top 5.
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Post#266 » by Thugleavy34 » Sun Jun 7, 2020 8:48 am

KevinMcreynolds wrote:
Thugleavy34 wrote:
KevinMcreynolds wrote:floor - Thugleavy Jr.
mid - Josh Smith
ceiling - rich man's Luka


This is blasphemy. Thugleavy Jr. >>>> JS and Luka


you're right, should be more like

floor - Vlad Rad
mid - Bob Sura
ceiling - poor man's Thugleavy


floor - Luka
mid - Michael Jordan
ceiling- Thugleavy w no arms and legs
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Re: Deni Avdija - 2020 draft 

Post#267 » by jezzerinho » Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:49 pm

I've watched this kid interviewed and he makes a compelling case in the way he carries himself. Good pedigree and clearly a hard worker.

Can't help.but feel that with all those things in his favour, especially his dad's input all these years, he should be further along if he was really a top talent. I know he's young but athletically, skills and BBIQ wise he's not exceptional, just very good. We might be watching a guy whose best is closer to today's output than with other prospects.
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Post#268 » by BlazersBroncos » Wed Jun 10, 2020 10:44 pm

I have said it before but I think he is going to be a pure SF version of Detlef. A low tier #3 or absolutely elite super glue guy #4.
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Post#270 » by kobyz » Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:08 pm

look much developed from before the break, i'm startin to see a lot Jimmy Butler in him, definitely a top 3 pick and should be candidate for #1!
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Post#271 » by SwipeDaFox » Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:12 am

Another great game, seems like the norm.

in 21 minutes - 18 points (7/10 shooting including 2/5 from 3pt, and 2-2 from the line), 5 rebounds, 1 assist, and 1 steal.

He's much stronger and it's extremely evident he worked on his body during the corona - which is something I think people tend to disregard - he is an extremely hard worker and a guy who will likely reach his potential due to being a gym rat.

That to me is his most important quality as a talent.


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Post#272 » by SwipeDaFox » Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:15 am

Another thing is since the corona - only 2 games but still - he is 9/10 from the line.
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Post#273 » by Fischella » Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:16 am

This 2nd one was more impressive, flashes on the right stuff
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Post#274 » by kobyz » Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:09 pm

During the corona he got taller by one cm and put on himself 6 kg of muscles, he is now 6'9" wo shoes and 230 lbs...
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Post#275 » by Fischella » Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:24 pm

yeah I heard the same, I think he is 6'9.5 with shoes or so I'd say, not 6'9 barefoot though, but maybe
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Post#276 » by BlazersBroncos » Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:42 pm

Man, even at 6'9 he looks so fluid. Definatley a pure SF prospect and in a time when tons of teams are in need of a SF, he should go very high. Would love for Portland to move up for him but he is gaining too much steam for that to be feasible. I think Osman is his floor, and that's quite a high floor.
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Post#277 » by MotownMadness » Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:47 pm

He looks like hes gonna be a dangerous wing in transition. I also like how hes not afraid to get down low and post up.

Why doesn't he avg more assist though? From what i can see hes a very good passer and has a high IQ running the fast break. Is it mins or quality of teammates or something?
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Post#278 » by Stillwater » Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:51 pm

BlazersBroncos wrote:Man, even at 6'9 he looks so fluid. Definatley a pure SF prospect and in a time when tons of teams are in need of a SF, he should go very high. Would love for Portland to move up for him but he is gaining too much steam for that to be feasible. I think Osman is his floor, and that's quite a high floor.

Yeah hes not a good enough shooter imo to be a higher ceiling than Osman who also isnt. Deni right now does project to be a similar role player and that position is coveted but not high lottery worthy imo
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Post#279 » by Fischella » Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:02 pm

Deni is already better than Osman lol
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Post#280 » by Stillwater » Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:17 pm

Fischella wrote:Deni is already better than Osman lol

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