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Three best NBA prospects in the world, regardless of class? 

Post#1 » by Laimbeer » Mon Nov 9, 2020 3:39 am

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Post#2 » by Roddy B for 3 » Mon Nov 9, 2020 4:02 am

Cunningham, Kuminga and Bates
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Post#3 » by Fischella » Mon Nov 9, 2020 7:54 pm

Victor Wembanyama, Dajuan Wagner Jr and Cade Cunningham, Emoni Bates and Paolo Banchero are close
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Post#4 » by mtr15 » Tue Nov 10, 2020 10:34 pm

Victor Wembanyama, Emoni Bates and Elijah Fisher
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Post#5 » by CptCrunch » Tue Nov 10, 2020 10:52 pm

#1 Emoni Bates

#2 Hot take: Adrian Griffin Jr.

This kid has it all, youngest top player of his class (by a year compared to his peers), NBA pedigree (son of 11 season NBA veteran, current Raptors coach Adrian Griffin Sr), built like a linebacker with big SF size, has athleticism one notch below NBA SF elite level, very high basketball IQ (probably thanks to dad coaching him in basketball for a decade plus, dad is a NBA coach, so you know his brain probably isn't mush like Beasley, Wiggins, McGee, etc).

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Post#6 » by BlazersBroncos » Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:58 am

Victor Wembanyama, Emoni Bates, Cade Cunningham
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Post#7 » by clyde21 » Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:03 pm

right now it's Bates, Green and Cunningham, Wembanyama maybe we'll see
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Post#8 » by TB » Wed Nov 11, 2020 9:03 pm

Fischella wrote:Victor Wembanyama, Dajuan Wagner Jr and Cade Cunningham, Emoni Bates and Paolo Banchero are close


This just made me feel so old. :banghead:
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Post#9 » by Fischella » Thu Nov 12, 2020 2:12 am

clyde21 wrote:right now it's Bates, Green and Cunningham, Wembanyama maybe we'll see

Victor is nº1 and it's not particularly close
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Post#10 » by clyde21 » Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:30 am

Fischella wrote:
clyde21 wrote:right now it's Bates, Green and Cunningham, Wembanyama maybe we'll see

Victor is nº1 and it's not particularly close


your 'not even close' claims end up falling flat on their face the majority of the time, I don't know why u continue to do this
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Post#11 » by babyjax13 » Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:40 am

(1) Emoni Bates
(2) Cade Cunningham
(3) Jalen Green

Hon. Mentions: Victor Wembanyana (depends on how he fills out frame + injuries, also it is a wing league now), Jonathan Kuminga, Jalen Johnson (depends on the development of his jumper), BJ Boston (depends on him filling out + improved court awareness), Chet Holmgram (but also, not sure I buy him, but see Victor Wembanyana above).
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Post#12 » by Fischella » Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:44 pm

Jalen Green ain't even top10
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Post#13 » by elias808 » Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:55 pm

1. Paolo Banchero
2. Chet Holmgren
3. Cade Cunningham
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Post#14 » by DirtyDez » Fri Nov 13, 2020 4:35 am

Read on Twitter
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Post#15 » by Almond2Oak » Fri Nov 13, 2020 6:13 am

DirtyDez wrote:
Read on Twitter


Talk about one helluva a hot take... Chet while ceiling incredible... would get eaten alive every possession and foul out in 7 min if lucky right NOW on all 29 teams he faced. He’s a wet t/s 180 at 7’0 feet. 0 lower body strength and -0 (yes negative) upper body. He makes KD look like Bron a decade back. Would be mauled, help NOW lol. Gtfo.
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Post#16 » by Fischella » Fri Nov 13, 2020 2:09 pm

Chet has some impressive stuff going on but he is 7'1 190 at 18.5yo

And his frame/build is terrible
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Post#17 » by Ruzious » Fri Nov 13, 2020 2:57 pm

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Read on Twitter

Honestly, I'm not so impressed by that. He took advantage of a player foolishly trying to pick his pocket 35 feet from the basket - and nobody picked him up. How does he compare to Poku?
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Post#18 » by namlede » Fri Nov 13, 2020 3:05 pm

Agreed, it does look like he can add that much strength muscle. He has a narrow frame. Poku looks much bigger in comparison tbh.
Fischella wrote:Chet has some impressive stuff going on but he is 7'1 190 at 18.5yo

And his frame/build is terrible


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Post#19 » by wablty » Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:00 pm

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DirtyDez wrote:
Read on Twitter

Honestly, I'm not so impressed by that. He took advantage of a player foolishly trying to pick his pocket 35 feet from the basket - and nobody picked him up. How does he compare to Poku?


It wasn't his best play. Just a dunk, so people posted it. This was more impressive and indicative of how fluid he is for a 7'1" player.

https://youtu.be/y1H0b-WhkUI?t=177

And his ability to handle the ball is maybe the 3rd most attractive part of his game besides the shot blocking and shooting. The questions about his body are valid, but he's clearly not a 7'1" stiff that can't tie his own shoes. He's got some wiggle to him, and that's uncommon at the size. If, and I understand it's a big if, he can fill out even to around 210, 220 in the next few years, I think he'll be superb.

He kind of reminds me of a really young Garnett. Obviously not suggesting he'll have that kind of career, but KG was a stick figure at that age, too. Not as much as Holmgren, but they've got some similarities.
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Post#20 » by Ruzious » Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:04 pm

wablty wrote:It wasn't his best play. Just a dunk, so people posted it. This was more impressive and indicative of how fluid he is for a 7'1" player.

https://youtu.be/y1H0b-WhkUI?t=177

And his ability to handle the ball is maybe the 3rd most attractive part of his game besides the shot blocking and shooting. The questions about his body are valid, but he's clearly not a 7'1" stiff that can't tie his own shoes. He's got some wiggle to him, and that makes him much more dangerous offensively. If, and I understand it's a big if, he can fill out even to around 210, 220 in the next few years, I think he'll be superb.

Much more impressive. :nod: I like that he protected the ball against the defender who tried to double him on the wing and knock the ball away.
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