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Bosh vs Siakam

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Re: Bosh vs Siakam 

Post#61 » by FreshyFlames » Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:12 pm

El Mas Chingon wrote:I'm guessing you were 7 years old when Bosh was drafted

There's probably a bunch of people here now that weren't even alive when Bosh got drafted :lol:
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Re: Bosh vs Siakam 

Post#62 » by macketeer » Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:19 pm

Give me Siakam with Bosh's midrange jumper and ability to draw fouls
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Re: Bosh vs Siakam 

Post#63 » by mintsa » Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:38 pm

Bosh hands down. Not even close. I guess it’s one of those “you have to be old enough”.
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Re: Bosh vs Siakam 

Post#64 » by tradejosehesux » Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:01 pm

Bosh could rebound, create his own shot, shoot mid-range, and block shots wayyyyyy better than Siakam.

No debate.
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Re: Bosh vs Siakam 

Post#65 » by NBJ13 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:12 pm

It's too early to compare.

Final form Bosh is fringe HOF conversation.

What made Bosh go next level was the automatic mid-range jumper with the threat to drive by you and draw fouls

Pascal hasn't found his go to moves yet.
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Re: Bosh vs Siakam 

Post#66 » by raptorstime » Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:14 pm

Bosh easily. He would dominate the current NBA landscape.
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Re: Bosh vs Siakam 

Post#67 » by plainballing » Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:30 pm

This is the perfect era for a player like Bosh. Prime Bosh over Siakam.
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Re: Bosh vs Siakam 

Post#68 » by Kreamy » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:06 pm

Both are in the same tier. Neither of them is a first option on a championship team.
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Post#69 » by And1+2 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:10 pm

Bosh wasn't half as good as some of you remember he was. His defense was bad, and he a very slow decision maker when he had the ball. Really stagnated our offense.

He also had Butterfingers.

Steroid/Predator Bosh was a Beast though.
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Post#70 » by johanliebert » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:11 pm

If you take them both at 26-27 it's clearly bosh.

bosh is also siakams closest comp if not him its bargnani in terms of production.
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Re: Bosh vs Siakam 

Post#71 » by ash_k » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:15 pm

Their best NBA Finals:
CB4 => 18.5ppg / 7.3rpg /44.5 FG%/1.0apg/0.2blk
P-Sizzle => 19.8ppg / 7.5rpg /50.3 FG% /3.7apg

I would select P-Sizzle!
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Re: Bosh vs Siakam 

Post#72 » by 2019nbachamps » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:32 pm

Talent wise Bosh is 3rd best Raptor of all time behind VC and Kawhi. Dude was silky smooth. We wasted his early prime years by surrounding him with bums.
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Post#73 » by MixxSRC » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:34 pm

Bosh was lottery pick. Just thought I'll say that
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Post#74 » by OakleyDokely » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:41 pm

Bosh is going to be a hall of famer soon. Siakam has a long way to go to reach that level. Siakam has to put up at least 5 or 6 more seasons like last year to reach that kind of level.
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Re: Bosh vs Siakam 

Post#75 » by AirCanadaMouse » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:03 pm

The only people who can logically say Pascal are younger fans who have never seen the Bosh era. Chris Bosh had an awful supporting cast, I know if Pascal was the leader of the 06-07 Raptors, they won't even come close to 47 wins. Pascal couldn't carry a team like Bosh could.
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Re: Bosh vs Siakam 

Post#76 » by JPriest » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:25 pm

As of today it's Bosh. His jumper was automatic and no other big man could keep up with him when he drove. Defences had to pick their poison with him. GIve him space he'll bury the jumper, play him tight, he'll run past you. Automatic 20-10. He'd be a top 15-20 player in the modern NBA. and yeah his supporting cast was beyond god awful while on the Raptors lol. Should Siakam reach an area close to his ceiling as a player, then he could be better than Bosh.
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Re: Bosh vs Siakam 

Post#77 » by anotherhomer » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:30 pm

Sub pascal for bosh, and raps would had beaten Celtics and went to conference finals
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Re: Bosh vs Siakam 

Post#78 » by bluerap23 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:31 pm

dkb9696 wrote:
BoyzNTheHood wrote:I don't have an ounce of hate in my heart for Pascal, but this is easily Bosh.


I agree. I did not think this idea out. feel free to lock it up.


I actually think this is a good topic. There should be a poll.
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Re: Bosh vs Siakam 

Post#79 » by rapstarter » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:33 pm

OakleyDokely wrote:Bosh is going to be a hall of famer soon. Siakam has a long way to go to reach that level. Siakam has to put up at least 5 or 6 more seasons like last year to reach that kind of level.


So much of what makes Bosh a HOFer is him having played with LeBron and Wade (and the fact that bar is quite low for basketball HOF). Bosh is obviously better than Siakam, but just saying HOF induction is narrative driven. I mean if you swapped Bosh's teams and conference with LaMarcus Aldridge, LA prolly makes the HOF instead.
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Re: Bosh vs Siakam 

Post#80 » by LBJKB24MJ23 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:37 pm

Bosh was getting to the line 8-9 times a game when he was in a Raps uni. imagine what he could do with a Masai-led organization/team.

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