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Post#961 » by GobertReport » Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:26 pm

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I didn't expect to say that but... Bam's shot looks promising... I wonder if Cal is to blame for not letting him use it more in games?

Come on! Fall to us! Please!


Can he play the 4? Seems like the player we hoped Favors would be, his shot looks very promising but I imagine Lyles shot looked promising as well in draft workouts.
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Post#962 » by stitches » Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:34 pm

GobertReport wrote:Can he play the 4? Seems like the player we hoped Favors would be, his shot looks very promising but I imagine Lyles shot looked promising as well in draft workouts.

He says he wants to play 4, but I don't know...
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Post#963 » by GobertReport » Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:37 pm

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GobertReport wrote:Can he play the 4? Seems like the player we hoped Favors would be, his shot looks very promising but I imagine Lyles shot looked promising as well in draft workouts.

He says he wants to play 4, but I don't know...


Seems like a stud, looks athletic as hell.
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Post#964 » by KqWIN » Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:40 pm

I think I like Bam more than any big besides Jon Issac.
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Post#965 » by tleikheen » Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:51 pm

Ive been seeing Terrance Ferguson being picked by Jazz ....definitely would like to see that.We don't know if Burks comes back strong and another athletic SG/SF type would be a great addition.
Jazz can have Hood play more Hayward's spot and have Ferguson as more speed in the Jazz stable.
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Post#966 » by KqWIN » Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:55 pm

I like 6 guys at the top, but beyond that everyone else is meh...Not a fan of Markannen, Ntilikina, or Monk. They don't separate themselves from the other guys who are behind them.
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Post#967 » by KqWIN » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:13 pm

Fultz
Ball

Tatum
Jackson
Issac
Smith

Collins
Kennard
Adebayo
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Post#968 » by stitches » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:16 pm

KqWIN wrote:Fultz
Ball

Tatum
Jackson
Issac
Smith

Collins
Kennard
Adebayo

Pretty high on Kennard? Not worried by his D?
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Post#969 » by Reckless » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:22 pm

Stitches pimping another unlikable UK prospect I see. Is this guy Coach Calipari in disguise?
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Post#970 » by KqWIN » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:24 pm

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KqWIN wrote:Fultz
Ball

Tatum
Jackson
Issac
Smith

Collins
Kennard
Adebayo

Pretty high on Kennard? Not worried by his D?


I am worried about his D, but trust his offense more than guys like Monk and Markannen. Those guys have question marks about their D as well.

Its not as much being high on Kennard as it is being low on everyone else. I think it's a bad draft.
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Post#971 » by stitches » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:26 pm

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stitches wrote:
KqWIN wrote:Fultz
Ball

Tatum
Jackson
Issac
Smith

Collins
Kennard
Adebayo

Pretty high on Kennard? Not worried by his D?


I am worried about his D, but trust his offense more than guys like Monk and Markannen. Those guys have question marks about their D as well.

Its not as much being high on Kennard as it is being low on everyone else. I think it's a bad draft.

I'd pick Lauri's offense easily over both. I think it's translatable. I'm not sure about Monk and Kennard.
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Post#972 » by KqWIN » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:29 pm

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KqWIN wrote:
stitches wrote:Pretty high on Kennard? Not worried by his D?


I am worried about his D, but trust his offense more than guys like Monk and Markannen. Those guys have question marks about their D as well.

Its not as much being high on Kennard as it is being low on everyone else. I think it's a bad draft.

I'd pick Lauri's offense easily over both. I think it's translatable. I'm not sure about Monk and Kennard.


I don't think Lauri and Monk have very many moves. Better physical attributes, but nowhere near the craft/skill as Kennard.
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Post#973 » by pickIBL » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:40 pm

Jazz draft at the bottom of the 1st and in the 2nd. Favors on the block. And no talk of swanigan?
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Post#974 » by Reckless » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:43 pm

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KqWIN wrote:
stitches wrote:Pretty high on Kennard? Not worried by his D?


I am worried about his D, but trust his offense more than guys like Monk and Markannen. Those guys have question marks about their D as well.

Its not as much being high on Kennard as it is being low on everyone else. I think it's a bad draft.

I'd pick Lauri's offense easily over both. I think it's translatable. I'm not sure about Monk and Kennard.


I agree with you on this point, Markannen's going to be a offensive beast. Defensively question marks but the kid can score the basketball
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Post#975 » by KqWIN » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:45 pm

pickIBL wrote:Jazz draft at the bottom of the 1st and in the 2nd. Favors on the block. And no talk of swanigan?


If you're drafting at the bottom of the 1st and in the 2nd the people being replaced are the ones at the end of the bench.
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Post#976 » by sipclip » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:49 pm

GobertReport wrote:
stitches wrote:
GobertReport wrote:Can he play the 4? Seems like the player we hoped Favors would be, his shot looks very promising but I imagine Lyles shot looked promising as well in draft workouts.

He says he wants to play 4, but I don't know...


Seems like a stud, looks athletic as hell.


I'm so ready to trade up for Bam but in the end I wouldn't be surprised if he goes top 10 and shouldn't get past the Bucks. The ideal situation is that the pistons really want to move Reggie Jackson and are willing to attach 12 to make it happen as long as they are getting something useful back. Something built around Favors for Jackson and 12 would be ideal. I'm not sure how much interest they would have in Favors though so you might have to send him to a 3rd team.
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Post#977 » by pickIBL » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:51 pm

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pickIBL wrote:Jazz draft at the bottom of the 1st and in the 2nd. Favors on the block. And no talk of swanigan?


If you're drafting at the bottom of the 1st and in the 2nd the people being replaced are the ones at the end of the bench.

Maybe the first year says gobert, dray, marc gasol, rodman etc
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Post#978 » by Reckless » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:52 pm

pickIBL wrote:Jazz draft at the bottom of the 1st and in the 2nd. Favors on the block. And no talk of swanigan?


I like Swanigan's NBA readiness, I think he's a guy that can contribute right away. Certainly a more interesting prospect than some other guys being mentioned
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Post#979 » by stitches » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:56 pm

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I don't think Lauri and Monk have very many moves. Better physical attributes, but nowhere near the craft/skill as Kennard.

Lauri has 1.25ppp in the halfcourt. He scores in variety of ways. He shoots it off the dribble, on the catch, off screens off handoffs... anyway you can think of. This is extremely translatable. He can be a 7 footer running through screens and shooting off screens. He also has some post-moves, but didn't have the strength to dominate there and establish great position, although his technique for sealing defenders was actually pretty good IMO. He shoots it turning over both shoulders on a turnaround jumper too. He has some spin moves that are nice. I think he has better moves than Porzingis coming into the draft. Defensively he's nowhere near the player POrzingis is, but I can see him having similar offensive impact to Porzingis(with better shooting). Weirdly enough Lauri is probably better defending on the perimeter than in the low post where he lacks physicality and length to contest shots.
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Re: NBA 2017 Draft Prospects Thread 

Post#980 » by stitches » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:58 pm

Reckless wrote:Stitches pimping another unlikable UK prospect I see. Is this guy Coach Calipari in disguise?

I only pimp the unlikable ones. The likable ones don't need pimping :P

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