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How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10

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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#61 » by planetmars » Wed Dec 9, 2020 4:06 pm

This is his 8th season in the NBA.. he's not great meaning he was definitely not worthy of being a lottery pick. But he's a capable bench big. The problem is that bigs are just not as important in today's NBA as they once used to be.

If a trash player that shouldn't have been in the league is a 1. And let's say a mid-level player is a 7.. then he's about a 4 or 5. But that's mainly again because of the center position and what happened to it.
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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#62 » by ItsDanger » Wed Dec 9, 2020 4:30 pm

Never judge a player who has been on bad teams his whole career.
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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#63 » by Psubs » Wed Dec 9, 2020 4:35 pm

ItsDanger wrote:Never judge a player who has been on bad teams his whole career.


This exactly. Nurse has stated that they have been keeping tabs on Len and Baynes for a while.

I think Len defending Giannis and Embiid did not go unnoticed. Maybe they like his shooting form and project him to be able to shoot the 3, like Baynes developing the shot in his 30's (also Horford)?
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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#64 » by Westside Gunn » Wed Dec 9, 2020 4:35 pm

Morse Code wrote:
Westside Gunn wrote:
makeready wrote:alex len is about to steal your sunshine


not many will get this

I used to be a recording artist and I was gonna do a song with them for $500. I didn’t do it because I picked a different style, and looking back, it was a good call. Talk about a 1 hit wonder.


think about the royalties they are still getting from that
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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#65 » by kwajo » Wed Dec 9, 2020 4:37 pm

jimmy keys wrote:
BigDocta898 wrote:1 bring aroujo

10 being prime shaq


11 being prime Rasho


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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#66 » by makeready » Wed Dec 9, 2020 4:37 pm

Morse Code wrote:
Westside Gunn wrote:
makeready wrote:alex len is about to steal your sunshine


not many will get this

I used to be a recording artist and I was gonna do a song with them for $500. I didn’t do it because I picked a different style, and looking back, it was a good call. Talk about a 1 hit wonder.


brendan canning (of BSS) played on that song, at least he made it
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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#67 » by Psubs » Wed Dec 9, 2020 4:37 pm

Westside Gunn wrote:
Morse Code wrote:
Westside Gunn wrote:
not many will get this

I used to be a recording artist and I was gonna do a song with them for $500. I didn’t do it because I picked a different style, and looking back, it was a good call. Talk about a 1 hit wonder.


think about the royalties they are still getting from that


https://www.grammy.com/grammys/news/million-miles-fun-listening-lens-steal-my-sunshine-20-years-l-t-e-r



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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#68 » by jimmy keys » Wed Dec 9, 2020 4:41 pm

kwajo wrote:
jimmy keys wrote:
BigDocta898 wrote:1 bring aroujo

10 being prime shaq


11 being prime Rasho


A+

Reminds me of this image I made for the playoffs back in 2008

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Damn man you're a true Raps fan. :lol:
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Post#69 » by YogiStewart » Wed Dec 9, 2020 4:42 pm

visionquest wrote:Masai and co see something in him. He's still fairly young and the Raptors might up his rating a few digits by the end of the season

they also saw something in Stanley Johnson and DeMarre Carroll
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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#70 » by YogiStewart » Wed Dec 9, 2020 4:43 pm

makeready wrote:
Morse Code wrote:
Westside Gunn wrote:
not many will get this

I used to be a recording artist and I was gonna do a song with them for $500. I didn’t do it because I picked a different style, and looking back, it was a good call. Talk about a 1 hit wonder.


brendan canning (of BSS) played on that song, at least he made it

Len always sucked. even when they were snowboard punk.
they're having the last laugh. probably made bank off that one song that's based off a sample
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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#71 » by dTox » Wed Dec 9, 2020 5:04 pm

hst420 wrote:Hell of a lot better than Gasol. He's got great per 36 stats and is a bit of a sleeper imo.


How much of Alex Lenn have you really watched?
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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#72 » by DreamTeam09 » Wed Dec 9, 2020 5:24 pm

The fact that he can hit 3s and take bigs off the dribble from the 3pt line will do wonders for him and our offense this year.

I'm a fan and looking forward to our new C rotation, b/c I damned sure disliked Gasol, especially last year.
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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#73 » by ash_k » Wed Dec 9, 2020 5:42 pm

YogiStewart wrote:
visionquest wrote:Masai and co see something in him. He's still fairly young and the Raptors might up his rating a few digits by the end of the season

they also saw something in Stanley Johnson and DeMarre Carroll

Jury is still out on Stanley. I hope he gets the RHJ's minutes! the talent and defense are there.
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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#74 » by Rapsalot » Wed Dec 9, 2020 5:49 pm

As a starter 2-3 as a serviceable backup C 5
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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#75 » by Johnny Bball » Wed Dec 9, 2020 5:50 pm

6 against the right matchups, 3 against the rest.

Not too many right match-ups though.
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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#76 » by PT416 » Wed Dec 9, 2020 5:52 pm

kwajo wrote:
jimmy keys wrote:
BigDocta898 wrote:1 bring aroujo

10 being prime shaq


11 being prime Rasho


A+

Reminds me of this image I made for the playoffs back in 2008

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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#77 » by macNcheese3 » Wed Dec 9, 2020 5:58 pm

Comparing him to Araujo is a disgrace in itself. A pill would have been helpful. I give him a 4..
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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#78 » by StopitLeo » Wed Dec 9, 2020 6:03 pm

YogiStewart wrote:
visionquest wrote:Masai and co see something in him. He's still fairly young and the Raptors might up his rating a few digits by the end of the season

they also saw something in Stanley Johnson and DeMarre Carroll


Carroll got hurt, which basically negated all of the skills he was signed for.

Stanley is just bad.

Len....are his hands still as bad as Ibaka's?
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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#79 » by antonaki1 » Wed Dec 9, 2020 6:06 pm

ash_k wrote:though it is early in the camp, I was a bit surprised by Nurse's initial assessment about his shooting..Len has such a great form/mechanics for a big man. With his size and mobility, I was hoping that he could somehow surprise everyone and beat out Baynes for the starting spot.
His scale looks about 5.5 until further evidence under Raps uniform

If Len gets spoon fed the kind of wide open threes Marc was getting he'll be a superstar :D
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Re: How good is Alex lenn from 1 to 10 

Post#80 » by antonaki1 » Wed Dec 9, 2020 6:19 pm

planetmars wrote:This is his 8th season in the NBA.. he's not great meaning he was definitely not worthy of being a lottery pick. But he's a capable bench big. The problem is that bigs are just not as important in today's NBA as they once used to be.

If a trash player that shouldn't have been in the league is a 1. And let's say a mid-level player is a 7.. then he's about a 4 or 5. But that's mainly again because of the center position and what happened to it.

During regular season maybe true enough. But come playoff time when everything slows down to the physicality of the half court, the big man becomes so much more important.
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