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Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball

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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#141 » by DY_nasty » Mon Sep 28, 2020 8:15 pm

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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#142 » by Diop » Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:40 pm

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Don’t you have to jump for it to be a “jumper”
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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#143 » by KEMBAtheMETEOR » Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:45 pm

Please keep that far far far away from Charlotte
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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#144 » by SWedd523 » Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:14 am

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Don’t you have to jump for it to be a “jumper”

While clearly not as bad as Mike, they definitely share that low start from the opposite side of the head form that really pisses me off. I'm scarred for life as a fan of the Hornets after the failed MKG experiment.

I get the notion that he doesn't think there's anything wrong with his form which is the most concerning aspect of him as a prospect to me.
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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#145 » by Liver_Pooty » Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:26 am

Its no Ray Allen, but its not devastatingly bad.
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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#146 » by BigSlam » Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:40 am

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Don’t you have to jump for it to be a “jumper”

While clearly not as bad as Mike, they definitely share that low start from the opposite side of the head form that really pisses me off..

Looks a lot like the Josh Childress jump shot to me - only worse.


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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#147 » by PerkinsFor3 » Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:28 am

SWedd523 wrote:
Diop wrote:
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Don’t you have to jump for it to be a “jumper”

While clearly not as bad as Mike, they definitely share that low start from the opposite side of the head form that really pisses me off. I'm scarred for life as a fan of the Hornets after the failed MKG experiment.

I get the notion that he doesn't think there's anything wrong with his form which is the most concerning aspect of him as a prospect to me.



He already said so - he doesnt think he needs to work on his shooting.
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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#148 » by 316Hornets » Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:52 am

He's got that Trae Young stroke, just needs to work on the accuracy.

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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#149 » by PerkinsFor3 » Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:00 am

316Hornets wrote:He's got that Trae Young stroke, just needs to work on the accuracy.


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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#150 » by 316Hornets » Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:12 am

PerkinsFor3 wrote:What? :noway:


You have to understand Lamelo has range. He doesn't have to jump from the 3 point line. He will be shooting 3s from near half court and making them at a decent percent. He is going to break the NBA. If you play NBA 2k, you play with Lamelo Ball exclusively. No player in the history of the NBA has this kid's range plus passing ability.
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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#151 » by amcoolio » Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:14 am

316Hornets wrote:
PerkinsFor3 wrote:What? :noway:


You have to understand Lamelo has range. He doesn't have to jump from the 3 point line. He will be shooting 3s from near half court and making them at a decent percent. He is going to break the NBA. If you play NBA 2k, you play with Lamelo Ball exclusively. No player in the history of the NBA has this kid's range plus passing ability.



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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#152 » by 316Hornets » Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:21 am

Charlotte had a chance to pick someone of Lamelo's Ball upside only once and they traded him away for Vlade Divac. Let's not make the same mistake. If he's there, he's the pick. MJ will convince him this is his team. No drama, Ball is a fighter. Getting a top pick, a lot of times you have to worry about how the player will handle the spotlight and big paycheck. Lamelo has already had it, he embraces it, and thrives with it. He is a one step back, two steps forward kind of guy.
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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#153 » by yosemiteben » Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:27 am

316Hornets wrote:
PerkinsFor3 wrote:What? :noway:


You have to understand Lamelo has range. He doesn't have to jump from the 3 point line. He will be shooting 3s from near half court and making them at a decent percent.

He made threes at 25% last season. Not sure if that's what you mean by decent.
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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#154 » by SWedd523 » Tue Sep 29, 2020 4:09 am

316Hornets wrote:He's got that Trae Young stroke, just needs to work on the accuracy.


this is both so wrong and so disrespectful to Trae Young

316Hornets wrote:
PerkinsFor3 wrote:What? :noway:


You have to understand Lamelo has range. He doesn't have to jump from the 3 point line. He will be shooting 3s from near half court and making them at a decent percent. He is going to break the NBA. If you play NBA 2k, you play with Lamelo Ball exclusively. No player in the history of the NBA has this kid's range plus passing ability.

And then you say this... like I can't tell if you're being facetious or not lol

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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#155 » by Vanderbilt_Grad » Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:15 pm

I don't worry about LaMelo telling people that his shot doesn't need work. If he did say that it would hurt his draft stock.

Miami and San Antonio both have amazing shooting coaches. If he went to a team like that I would feel pretty confident about his long term development. GS would paradoxically be a bad landing spot for him IMHO. He's already taking bad shots by trying to be like Steph. Playing on the same team as the guy would be really bad for him.
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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#156 » by DY_nasty » Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:53 pm

that's a whole WNBA shot lmao
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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#157 » by LofJ » Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:20 pm

If we draft LaMelo, "Ball don't lie!" will become a regular crowd chant at Spectrum whenever he shoots and misses.
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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#158 » by Diop » Wed Sep 30, 2020 2:33 am

I get mcw and Kendall Marshall vibes from him. He has talent but with too many holes to stay in the nba. Mcw hung around due to defence which ball doesn’t have.

If we take him, I hope he proves me wrong
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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#159 » by yosemiteben » Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:20 am

Kendall Marshall throwback, haven't heard that name in a bit.
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Re: Prospect Thread: LaMelo Ball 

Post#160 » by Diop » Wed Sep 30, 2020 5:12 am

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