What is the difference between Udoka Azubuike and Deandre Jordan?

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What is the difference between Udoka Azubuike and Deandre Jordan? 

Post#1 » by SeattleJazzFan » Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:26 pm

in terms of what their ceiling is/was as NBA players?

I don't notice anything glaring that Deandre can/could do that Azubuike can't. physically Azubuike is ahead of Jordan at the same stage, athleticism is right there and despite being a four year guy, he just barely turned 21 this fall. Neither guy can throw it in the ocean from 15 feet.
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Re: What is the difference between Udoka Azubuike and Deandre Jordan? 

Post#2 » by moss_is_1 » Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:31 am

Jordan is way more athletic. Azubuike has more of a back to the basket game. I dont see him being as good as Jordan has been.
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Re: What is the difference between Udoka Azubuike and Deandre Jordan? 

Post#3 » by Fischella » Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:15 pm

Jordan was a way better athlete, Dok also isn't 21 yo lol
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Re: What is the difference between Udoka Azubuike and Deandre Jordan? 

Post#4 » by King Ken » Fri Nov 20, 2020 3:17 pm

moss_is_1 wrote:Jordan is way more athletic. Azubuike has more of a back to the basket game. I dont see him being as good as Jordan has been.

Both are freak athletes. De'Andre is just generationally explosive. Doka has a tremendous strength+athleticism combination which makes him tremendously impactful. Doka has a lot of drop defense tendencies. Jordan is twitchy. He has an extreme pop and good lateral mobility for his size, especially in his prime.
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Re: What is the difference between Udoka Azubuike and Deandre Jordan? 

Post#5 » by EvanZ » Fri Nov 20, 2020 6:28 pm

People are really underestimating Azubuike's athleticism. Unfortunately, Udoka's free throw shooting makes DJ look like Stephen Curry.
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Re: What is the difference between Udoka Azubuike and Deandre Jordan? 

Post#6 » by EvanZ » Fri Nov 20, 2020 6:29 pm

SeattleJazzFan wrote:in terms of what their ceiling is/was as NBA players?

I don't notice anything glaring that Deandre can/could do that Azubuike can't. physically Azubuike is ahead of Jordan at the same stage, athleticism is right there and despite being a four year guy, he just barely turned 21 this fall. Neither guy can throw it in the ocean from 15 feet.


If you believe Buike is 21, I have an election to sell you. :lol:
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Re: What is the difference between Udoka Azubuike and Deandre Jordan? 

Post#7 » by NO-KG-AI » Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:37 pm

His on paper athleticism is actually a lot more impressive than Jordan’s, but he definitely doesn’t play withh that type of fluidity.

Proof to how overrated max vertical is. Jordan’s is pretty mediocre, but he just gets up so damn easily.


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Re: What is the difference between Udoka Azubuike and Deandre Jordan? 

Post#8 » by kobyz » Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:32 pm

Hassan Whiteside is better comparison
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Post#9 » by Upperclass » Mon Nov 23, 2020 4:12 am

Desagana Diop is a better comparison
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Re: What is the difference between Udoka Azubuike and Deandre Jordan? 

Post#10 » by Catchall » Mon Nov 23, 2020 5:02 am

Udunka gonna dominate.

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