LaMelo Ball Is Top-Rated Point Guard On Knicks' Draft Board

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LaMelo Ball Is Top-Rated Point Guard On Knicks' Draft Board 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Sat May 23, 2020 4:09 pm

LaMelo Ball is currently the top-rated point guard on the New York Knicks' draft board, sources told Marc Berman of the New York Post.


Knicks executives believe that Ball has one of the higher-upsides in the draft.


Leon Rose briefly worked with the Ball's older brothers when they were signed to Creative Artists Agency.

Via Marc Berman/New York Post

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Post#3 » by rasta_marley » Sat May 23, 2020 8:47 pm

Hilarious if true, Knicks are consistent ya have to give them that.
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Post#4 » by kenwood3333 » Sat May 23, 2020 11:56 pm

Upside in terms of entertainment value?
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Post#5 » by BigHustle » Sun May 24, 2020 2:09 am

I feel so sorry for Knick fans.
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Post#6 » by DaGawd » Sun May 24, 2020 2:15 am

LaMelo looks legit. I don't know why y'all killing the Knicks for this
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Post#7 » by Temuhjan » Sun May 24, 2020 3:25 am

A PG without a J that is the best PG on the draft board. Hmm... not unless kid is Jason Kidd
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Post#8 » by DoctorDunc » Sun May 24, 2020 3:34 am

We already have 3 point guards that can’t shoot
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Post#9 » by Hold That » Sun May 24, 2020 4:39 am

DoctorDunc wrote:We already have 3 point guards that can’t shoot

And without court vision..


Atleast Melo has Court vision
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Post#10 » by Temuhjan » Sun May 24, 2020 8:06 am

Hold That wrote:
DoctorDunc wrote:We already have 3 point guards that can’t shoot

And without court vision..

Atleast Melo has Court vision

Elfrid Payton has better court vision than LaMelo. But IMO, Ntilikina has the more rounded package.
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Post#11 » by swaggerbox » Sun May 24, 2020 11:13 am

probably just a smokescreen.
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Post#12 » by Psubs » Sun May 24, 2020 3:58 pm

DoctorDunc wrote:We already have 3 point guards that can’t shoot


They should just run Barrett as point forward and get more shooters. :nod:

They should get Haliburton or Avdija.
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Post#13 » by IWishIWasHarden » Sun May 24, 2020 5:30 pm

Why aren't we surprised? It would be the most Knicks move ever.

I don't think this is a smokescreen. I think it's the owner once again with a typical opinion.
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Post#14 » by Temuhjan » Sun May 24, 2020 7:50 pm

Psubs wrote:
DoctorDunc wrote:We already have 3 point guards that can’t shoot

They should just run Barrett as point forward and get more shooters. :nod:

They should get Haliburton or Avdija.

You know what, as soon as you get rid of Julius Randle and Elfrid Payton, the team will just miraculously gel.
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Post#15 » by Reeko » Sun May 24, 2020 8:20 pm

This is a smoke screen. We all know that the Knicks aren't going to waste a golden opportunity to draft a power forward. Obi Toppin will be their pick.
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Post#16 » by Hold That » Sun May 24, 2020 8:38 pm

Temuhjan wrote:
Hold That wrote:
DoctorDunc wrote:We already have 3 point guards that can’t shoot

And without court vision..

Atleast Melo has Court vision

Elfrid Payton has better court vision than LaMelo. But IMO, Ntilikina has the more rounded package.

I’m willing to bet if Melo plays atleast 25minutes his rookie year he’ll average more assist than Payton’s career high year
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Post#17 » by Lalouie » Sun May 24, 2020 9:01 pm

this guarantees lamelo will be a bust and i am not being facetious.

it's bad enough the reason he's so highly rated is because the draft is an all time sucky one, but there is no reason to put any faith in anything the nyk org does or thinks. rather,,,it is simply a sound idea to bet against them and therefore against lamelo
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Post#18 » by Johnny Bball » Mon May 25, 2020 6:47 am

Lalouie wrote:this guarantees lamelo will be a bust and i am not being facetious.

it's bad enough the reason he's so highly rated is because the draft is an all time sucky one, but there is no reason to put any faith in anything the nyk org does or thinks. rather,,,it is simply a sound idea to bet against them and therefore against lamelo


Uh... they said top rated POINT GUARD. Not first overall. What they didn’t say was that they have 27 power forwards rated before him.
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Post#19 » by Temuhjan » Mon May 25, 2020 11:27 am

Johnny Bball wrote:Uh... they said top rated POINT GUARD. Not first overall. What they didn’t say was that they have 27 power forwards rated before him.

Agreed. They should draft a stretch four to replace Julius Randle
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Post#20 » by Temuhjan » Tue May 26, 2020 3:22 am

Hold That wrote:I’m willing to bet if Melo plays atleast 25 minutes his rookie year he’ll average more assist than Payton’s career high year

What makes you think LaMelo can get more dishes in 25 minutes in the L than what he did in 31 minutes in the Australian NBL?

And if there is one thing LaMelo has proven in the NBL, it's that he cannot shoot.

This kid is toasted. Period.

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