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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#521 » by MemphisX » Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:59 am

A guy plays his first NBA game without a real competent guard on the floor. I thought he looked good. Not sure what the expectations are for a 44th pick. Can't judge him based upon what was supposed to be his draft range. He looks like a steal.
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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#522 » by Jcool0 » Thu Jul 23, 2020 1:50 pm

Fischella wrote:
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clyde21 wrote:yea, let's let a 7-2, 7-7 ws shot-blocking phenom who shoots 50/40/90 and put the ball on the floor go in the 2nd round

lol @ nba GMs...clowns

He didn't act like a pro during his pre draft interviews. He doesn't dribble that well, just no one tried stripping it. Watch how high he dribbles

Still doesn't act like a pro

And flashes aside, he look pretty putrid yesterday, he is always fun that doesn't = good


lol what? Bol had 16 points, 10 rebounds and 5 blocks. That is the definition of good.
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Post#523 » by BlazersBroncos » Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:29 pm

He looked really good. A bit out of control at times, and certainly not ready to play in a structured offense, but he held his own against pros and showed alot of what he did in college. He should have been a top-5 guy, even if there were serious attitude and injury concerns, a lotto pick at worse. I look forward to watching him more, he is a joy to watch.

If he shows enough to allow Denver to not resign Mason, it will help their cap situation a ton. He could easily become one of the best deals in the NBA, the Nuggets have him locked up for free basically for 3 years (His QO is like 1.2M) then have his RFA rights. Its gotta be a fun time to be a nuggets fan, they have some HIGHLY entertaining players.

Once the LAL and LAC teams age a bit its going to be so fun to watch DEN and DAL run that conference. Those teams have such unique, fun stars to watch. Doncic and Jokic as the BBall IQ freaks and then guys like Zinger, MPJ and Bol as the athletic freaks. Would love to watch that 7 game series once they start to hit their primes.
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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#524 » by clyde21 » Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:54 pm

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Post#525 » by clyde21 » Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:57 pm

still waiting on the list of players that are 7-2 and can pull up from 28 while blocking 6 shots on the other end
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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#526 » by getrichordie » Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:23 pm

I think this is an overreaction on Bol's performance. How many TOs did he have? He dribbled the ball so high that Tacko Fall could have walked underneath the ball. Joking of course, but damn. And what was his FG%? Show me he can be competent in a real NBA game and then we can talk about how he was slept on. Almost every single team passed on him and there's a reason why. Pretending you are smarter than NBA orgs is just simply narcissistic at some point.
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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#527 » by GREY 1769 » Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:57 pm

getrichordie wrote:I think this is an overreaction on Bol's performance. How many TOs did he have? He dribbled the ball so high that Tacko Fall could have walked underneath the ball. Joking of course, but damn. And what was his FG%? Show me he can be competent in a real NBA game and then we can talk about how he was slept on. Almost every single team passed on him and there's a reason why. Pretending you are smarter than NBA orgs is just simply narcissistic at some point.

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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#528 » by karkinos » Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:00 pm

i expected him to be a project so i still like what i've seen so far
i think practicing next to jokic is probably one of the best things for him as far as being in the right org/fit. that's absolutely the guy you want bol bol to be around.
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Post#529 » by clyde21 » Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:18 pm

getrichordie wrote:I think this is an overreaction on Bol's performance. How many TOs did he have? He dribbled the ball so high that Tacko Fall could have walked underneath the ball. Joking of course, but damn. And what was his FG%? Show me he can be competent in a real NBA game and then we can talk about how he was slept on. Almost every single team passed on him and there's a reason why. Pretending you are smarter than NBA orgs is just simply narcissistic at some point.


oh no! a 7-2 guy dribbles high :roll:

and you don't have to be super smart to be smarter than NBA GMs, they are largely idiots tbh, historically speaking pretty obvious
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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#530 » by matt6715 » Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:06 pm

clyde21 wrote:still waiting on the list of players that are 7-2 and can pull up from 28 while blocking 6 shots on the other end


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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#531 » by Hoopz Afrik » Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:49 pm

Fischella wrote:
Justwar wrote:
clyde21 wrote:yea, let's let a 7-2, 7-7 ws shot-blocking phenom who shoots 50/40/90 and put the ball on the floor go in the 2nd round

lol @ nba GMs...clowns

He didn't act like a pro during his pre draft interviews. He doesn't dribble that well, just no one tried stripping it. Watch how high he dribbles

Still doesn't act like a pro

And flashes aside, he look pretty putrid yesterday, he is always fun that doesn't = good


Why do you assume he "still" doesn't act like a pro? What have you seen or heard from him or anyone within their organization to suggest that this is the case? Just say you don't think he can hoop and keep it pushing.
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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#532 » by Hoopz Afrik » Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:51 pm

The upside is high with him. I dont see 7'2" KD but I see a helluva basketball player. It aint gonna happen over night but he has a lot of translatable skills and should only get better with time as his body and basketball mind gain more experience. The future is bright and the Nuggets got a steal.
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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#533 » by clyde21 » Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:08 pm

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Fischella wrote:
Justwar wrote:He didn't act like a pro during his pre draft interviews. He doesn't dribble that well, just no one tried stripping it. Watch how high he dribbles

Still doesn't act like a pro

And flashes aside, he look pretty putrid yesterday, he is always fun that doesn't = good


Why do you assume he "still" doesn't act like a pro? What have you seen or heard from him or anyone within their organization to suggest that this is the case? Just say you don't think he can hoop and keep it pushing.


Fisch just kinda says stuff sometimes
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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#534 » by UcanUwill » Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:38 pm

getrichordie wrote:I think this is an overreaction on Bol's performance. How many TOs did he have? He dribbled the ball so high that Tacko Fall could have walked underneath the ball. Joking of course, but damn. And what was his FG%? Show me he can be competent in a real NBA game and then we can talk about how he was slept on. Almost every single team passed on him and there's a reason why. Pretending you are smarter than NBA orgs is just simply narcissistic at some point.


NBA orgs make stupid moves all the time tho.
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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#535 » by CP War Hawks » Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:40 pm

People still have extremes outcomes for him from being a seven foot KD to still being a bust for a freaking late 2nd rounder. The kid just needs to keep developing both mentally and physically at an equal rate.

Jalen Mcdaniels could also slip like Bol being a guy that needs the same type of time and development with high upside. Hope all these guys develop like they could just to see high level players keep littering the league.
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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#536 » by eminence » Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:58 pm

Bol looked great yesterday. Is he still a a project with injury risks, sure thing. Still shouldn't have dropped to the mid 2nd. The man is tall and can shoot it, that takes a guy a lot further than some might think.
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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#537 » by clyde21 » Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:55 am

things this kid can do at his size are absurd

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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#538 » by Justwar » Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:55 am

Hoopz Afrik wrote:
Fischella wrote:
Justwar wrote:He didn't act like a pro during his pre draft interviews. He doesn't dribble that well, just no one tried stripping it. Watch how high he dribbles

Still doesn't act like a pro

And flashes aside, he look pretty putrid yesterday, he is always fun that doesn't = good


Why do you assume he "still" doesn't act like a pro? What have you seen or heard from him or anyone within their organization to suggest that this is the case? Just say you don't think he can hoop and keep it pushing.


Not going on record to list the stuff I know about him. All I know is he has very few fans in the nba and the injury had nothing to do with him dropping.
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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#539 » by clyde21 » Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:08 am

Justwar wrote:
Hoopz Afrik wrote:
Fischella wrote:Still doesn't act like a pro

And flashes aside, he look pretty putrid yesterday, he is always fun that doesn't = good


Why do you assume he "still" doesn't act like a pro? What have you seen or heard from him or anyone within their organization to suggest that this is the case? Just say you don't think he can hoop and keep it pushing.


Not going on record to list the stuff I know about him. All I know is he has very few fans in the nba and the injury had nothing to do with him dropping.


list one, off the record...just one.
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Re: Bol Bol 

Post#540 » by Justwar » Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:47 pm

clyde21 wrote:
Justwar wrote:
Hoopz Afrik wrote:
Why do you assume he "still" doesn't act like a pro? What have you seen or heard from him or anyone within their organization to suggest that this is the case? Just say you don't think he can hoop and keep it pushing.


Not going on record to list the stuff I know about him. All I know is he has very few fans in the nba and the injury had nothing to do with him dropping.


list one, off the record...just one.


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