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Re: Who will be the STEAL of the 2019 NBA draft? 

Post#61 » by King Ken » Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:13 pm

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Cam without Zion and more space wasn't much better than he was with Zion in the lineup, he just became a volume scorer on middlin' efficiency.

I'm still wondering to this day what Cam showed people to warrant all these excuses?

Duke without Cam had limited spacing and couldn't guard anyone not to mention Cam was injured as well in the 1st UNC game with the groin injury that he recently had surgery for and was for 3 months.

Perspective is key. Duke was 1-1 without Cam and lost to an unranked team.

Its quite obvious if you watch the tape


It's quite obvious he doesn't have a motor.

It's also quite obvious that he doesn't make good decisions with the ball in his hands.

I watched nearly every Duke just waiting for him to put together a real solid stretch - I only grew more frustrated each passing game. By the end of the season I was literally praying that he would not be drafted by my favorite team.

His motor is fine.

His decision making clearly needs work as evidence of his slide in the draft.

You didn't hard enough but for how Washington plays, I agree. It wouldn't have been a good fit at all. What you would require just wouldn't fit. You guys would waste tf out of him. Rui was a smart move. One I like. Speaking of which, I thought you hated Rui and is a now a Grizzlies fan?
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Re: Who will be the STEAL of the 2019 NBA draft? 

Post#62 » by Dat2U » Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:36 pm

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King Ken wrote:Duke without Cam had limited spacing and couldn't guard anyone not to mention Cam was injured as well in the 1st UNC game with the groin injury that he recently had surgery for and was for 3 months.

Perspective is key. Duke was 1-1 without Cam and lost to an unranked team.

Its quite obvious if you watch the tape


It's quite obvious he doesn't have a motor.

It's also quite obvious that he doesn't make good decisions with the ball in his hands.

I watched nearly every Duke just waiting for him to put together a real solid stretch - I only grew more frustrated each passing game. By the end of the season I was literally praying that he would not be drafted by my favorite team.

His motor is fine.

His decision making clearly needs work as evidence of his slide in the draft.

You didn't hard enough but for how Washington plays, I agree. It wouldn't have been a good fit at all. What you would require just wouldn't fit. You guys would waste tf out of him. Rui was a smart move. One I like. Speaking of which, I thought you hated Rui and is a now a Grizzlies fan?


I didn't like the Rui pick but I don't hate him lol. And while I still begrudgingly root for the Wizards I have become a closet Grizz fan. I love their young nucleus!
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Re: Who will be the STEAL of the 2019 NBA draft? 

Post#63 » by King Ken » Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:32 pm

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It's quite obvious he doesn't have a motor.

It's also quite obvious that he doesn't make good decisions with the ball in his hands.

I watched nearly every Duke just waiting for him to put together a real solid stretch - I only grew more frustrated each passing game. By the end of the season I was literally praying that he would not be drafted by my favorite team.

His motor is fine.

His decision making clearly needs work as evidence of his slide in the draft.

You didn't hard enough but for how Washington plays, I agree. It wouldn't have been a good fit at all. What you would require just wouldn't fit. You guys would waste tf out of him. Rui was a smart move. One I like. Speaking of which, I thought you hated Rui and is a now a Grizzlies fan?


I didn't like the Rui pick but I don't hate him lol. And while I still begrudgingly root for the Wizards I have become a closet Grizz fan. I love their young nucleus!

I understand, i had him a different type of blend between Millsap and David West. Not a best of both worlds but he got shades of them. I missed on his Leonard shades which are the ones you want, not the one like, his passing vision is like Kawhi. He got explosiveness in space and great strength with driving and uses those hands to assist him. That's damn near impossible to guard. Part of the reason it's Leonard's goto.

I like Memphis core. It's still missing that one SG. If they land Anthony Edwards. It could be something magical in Memphis.
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Re: Who will be the STEAL of the 2019 NBA draft? 

Post#64 » by Stillwater » Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:36 pm

The only way a lottery pick after the top 5 is considered a steal is to outplay 4 of the top 5 picked players
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Re: Who will be the STEAL of the 2019 NBA draft? 

Post#65 » by King Ken » Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:51 pm

Stillwater wrote:The only way a lottery pick after the top 5 is considered a steal is to outplay 4 of the top 5 picked players


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Who created these arbitrary rules?
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Post#66 » by Stillwater » Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:14 am

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Stillwater wrote:The only way a lottery pick after the top 5 is considered a steal is to outplay 4 of the top 5 picked players


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Who created these arbitrary rules?
Yeah maybe equal to the top 5 is enough but it is certainly something that stands true in most cases . I mean I am not calling Reddish or Culver a steal unless they have at minimum an equal level career to Zion,Ja,RJ and Hunter...and that's provided all 4 are high level nba players...if not than Reddish and Culver or anyone else taken 6-14 would have to outplay them to be a steal in the typical sense of the term.
Jokic was a steal
Giannis was a steal
Green was a steal
Butler was a steal
etc...
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Re: Who will be the STEAL of the 2019 NBA draft? 

Post#67 » by King Ken » Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:22 am

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Stillwater wrote:The only way a lottery pick after the top 5 is considered a steal is to outplay 4 of the top 5 picked players


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Who created these arbitrary rules?
Yeah maybe equal to the top 5 is enough but it is certainly something that stands true in most cases . I mean I am not calling Reddish or Culver a steal unless they have at minimum an equal level career to Zion,Ja,RJ and Hunter...and that's provided all 4 are high level nba players...if not than Reddish and Culver or anyone else taken 6-14 would have to outplay them to be a steal in the typical sense of the term.
Jokic was a steal
Giannis was a steal
Green was a steal
Butler was a steal
etc...

If you draft #7 and a superstar. You a steal.
#8
#9
#10
#11

Get the picture.

There is a great GRAND chance everyone before #7 is a superstar.
But the rare case like Steph Curry where guys like Griffin and Harden were legends, he is still a steal as he should have been #1.
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Re: Who will be the STEAL of the 2019 NBA draft? 

Post#68 » by Stillwater » Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:33 am

^ I just don't agree with the logic. Unless as a lottery pick yourself you outperform or at minimum play at the same level as those taken ahead of you / then you cannot be considered a steal having been taken a little later. If you outperform those taken ahead of you by leaps and bounds (Curry) then yes you are a lottery steal .
If you outperform or play at the same level as top 5 players in the same draft and you were taken 17th ,30th or 45th than you are the epitome of what is considered a steal
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Post#69 » by Mr.Raptorsingh » Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:20 am

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Post#70 » by FatboyRealPetty » Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:37 am

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Post#71 » by Context » Fri Aug 9, 2019 7:03 pm

j-ragg wrote:Image

can somebody please tell who this is :lol: ?
“The kid can play,” Robinson said of Barrett“He goes at everybody strong. If he’s a rookie, and he’s doing that, I think he’ll have a great career ahead of him.”
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Post#72 » by Context » Fri Aug 9, 2019 7:03 pm

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Stillwater wrote:The only way a lottery pick after the top 5 is considered a steal is to outplay 4 of the top 5 picked players


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Who created these arbitrary rules?

one of my favorite all time gifs :lol:
“The kid can play,” Robinson said of Barrett“He goes at everybody strong. If he’s a rookie, and he’s doing that, I think he’ll have a great career ahead of him.”
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Re: Who will be the STEAL of the 2019 NBA draft? 

Post#73 » by Stillwater » Fri Aug 9, 2019 9:29 pm

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j-ragg wrote:Image

can somebody please tell who this is :lol: ?

Looks like Kabangele
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Re: Who will be the STEAL of the 2019 NBA draft? 

Post#74 » by GameBredAPBT » Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:52 pm

Bro gotta be D.Gafford, no? Cmon bro, is he not the obvious choice breh?
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Post#75 » by Stillwater » Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:53 pm

GameBredAPBT wrote:Bro gotta be D.Gafford, no? Cmon bro, is he not the obvious choice breh?

he was slept on but for 2nd rounders like Gaf who has 1st round skill I put my $ on Jalen Nowell or Jordon Bone.
For pure value standpoint KPJ was the steal of the draft at 30 to CLE. Lottery level prospect with baggage
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