Best offensive ISO player in the NBA?

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Who is the best offensive isolation player in the league?

Kawhi Leonard
13
9%
Kevin Durant
80
53%
James Harden
59
39%
 
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Best offensive ISO player in the NBA? 

Post#1 » by udfa » Thu May 16, 2019 1:30 am

Who is the best offensive isolation player in the league today?

*Edited the poll to include Harden instead of "Other"
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Re: Best offensive ISO player in the NBA? (Kawhi or KD) 

Post#2 » by BullyKing » Thu May 16, 2019 1:33 am

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Re: Best offensive ISO player in the NBA? (Kawhi or KD) 

Post#3 » by BoBBo! » Thu May 16, 2019 1:33 am

KD. If we're talking 1-on-1 I might take Kawhi but his playmaking ability is so-so at best. KD is better at finding the open man when teams bring doubles.
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Re: Best offensive ISO player in the NBA? (Kawhi or KD) 

Post#4 » by cpower » Thu May 16, 2019 1:34 am

KD or Harden.
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Post#5 » by Vladimir777 » Thu May 16, 2019 1:38 am

Kevin Durant for me.
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Post#6 » by Ice Trae » Thu May 16, 2019 1:38 am

Durant could just shoot over everybody
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Re: Best offensive ISO player in the NBA? (Kawhi or KD) 

Post#7 » by RCM88x » Thu May 16, 2019 1:39 am

1 on 1 player or ISO player?

Iso is probably Harden I guess, he's a much better passer than either KD or Kawhi. LeBron is probably up there too, guys who are elite playmakers and also able to shoot and force switches. Kawhi and KD are obviously great scorers in isolation but their shortcomings as passers and overall offense initiators hut them here.

1 on 1 is probably Kawhi, best combination of defense and offense. Passing ability obviously doesn't matter here so that nullifies a bit of KDs advantage. Kawhi's size give him a better shot against smaller players too which would give KD trouble.
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Re: Best offensive ISO player in the NBA? 

Post#8 » by picc » Thu May 16, 2019 1:49 am

Definitely Durant. His height is unfair.
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Post#9 » by Whopper_Sr » Thu May 16, 2019 2:01 am

Iso Joe.
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Re: Best offensive ISO player in the NBA? 

Post#10 » by NBAFan93 » Thu May 16, 2019 2:11 am

The guy who averaged 36 ppg mostly iso’ing w/ no other teammate over 16 ppg has got to be the best iso player. Especially since his team won 53 games.
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Re: Best offensive ISO player in the NBA? 

Post#11 » by Yorkex » Thu May 16, 2019 2:16 am

with no help defense i will go with Durant
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Post#12 » by giberish » Thu May 16, 2019 3:37 am

NBAFan93 wrote:The guy who averaged 36 ppg mostly iso’ing w/ no other teammate over 16 ppg has got to be the best iso player. Especially since his team won 53 games.


Agreed. I don't see how this is anyone but Harden.
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Re: Best offensive ISO player in the NBA? 

Post#13 » by clyde21 » Thu May 16, 2019 3:42 am

giberish wrote:
NBAFan93 wrote:The guy who averaged 36 ppg mostly iso’ing w/ no other teammate over 16 ppg has got to be the best iso player. Especially since his team won 53 games.


Agreed. I don't see how this is anyone but Harden.


you don't think KD can average 36 ISOing every possession?
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Re: Best offensive ISO player in the NBA? 

Post#14 » by badass316 » Thu May 16, 2019 3:43 am

It's KD. This really shouldn't even be a question. He's the most unstoppable 1-on-1 player in the league because of his length, height, and ability to handle the ball.
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Re: Best offensive ISO player in the NBA? 

Post#15 » by Forbes » Thu May 16, 2019 3:49 am

I hate Harden but everyone guards him with fear. They all are scared
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Re: Best offensive ISO player in the NBA? 

Post#16 » by bubonicphoniks » Thu May 16, 2019 3:50 am

James Harden. Close thread.

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Re: Best offensive ISO player in the NBA? 

Post#17 » by Optms » Thu May 16, 2019 3:56 am

Harden constantly looks defendable. Especially in the playoffs. KD at no point in time has ever looked gaurdable. He's a walking basket. Also, why isn't Kyrie an option?
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Re: Best offensive ISO player in the NBA? 

Post#18 » by AggO » Thu May 16, 2019 3:59 am

KD or Leonard.

Harden has had trouble when hes forced right and has his stepback taken away.
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Re: Best offensive ISO player in the NBA? 

Post#19 » by hoosierdaddy34 » Thu May 16, 2019 4:00 am

There are only 8 players with points per possession over 1.0 (min 50 games, 2 possessions a game)

Harden, Middleton, Durant, Dinwiddie, Kawhi, Kemba, DeRozen and Brandon Ingram.
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Re: Best offensive ISO player in the NBA? 

Post#20 » by LarsV8 » Thu May 16, 2019 4:00 am

Harden and its not close.
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