How good is DeAndre Ayton right now and later in his prime

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What will be DeAndre Ayton prime

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How good is DeAndre Ayton right now and later in his prime 

Post#1 » by EliteSmarts » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:12 am

How good is Ayton currently and where do you think he'll end up being in his prime.
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Re: How good is DeAndre Ayton 

Post#2 » by SlovenianDragon » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:14 am

EliteSmarts wrote:How good is Ayton currently and where do you think he'll end up being in his prime.


Well this is two different questions so idk how to answer
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Re: How good is DeAndre Ayton 

Post#3 » by EliteSmarts » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:19 am

SlovenianDragon wrote:
EliteSmarts wrote:How good is Ayton currently and where do you think he'll end up being in his prime.


Well this is two different questions so idk how to answer

You answer two different questions in a single answer. You tell me what you like and don't like about Ayton currently and tell me what you expect of him during his prime based on what you know about him.
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Re: How good is DeAndre Ayton 

Post#4 » by SlovenianDragon » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:21 am

EliteSmarts wrote:
SlovenianDragon wrote:
EliteSmarts wrote:How good is Ayton currently and where do you think he'll end up being in his prime.


Well this is two different questions so idk how to answer

You answer two different questions in a single answer. You tell me what you like and don't like about Ayton currently and tell me what you expect of him during his prime based on what you know about him.


I mean whats the poll? current or prime? The thread title sounds current the poll asks for prime so how do u vote
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Re: How good is DeAndre Ayton 

Post#5 » by Dominater » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:23 am

Right now Al Jefferson. If he gets at it on defense then much better than that
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Re: How good is DeAndre Ayton 

Post#6 » by ThomYorke » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:26 am

He will be a top 5 centre
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Re: How good is DeAndre Ayton 

Post#7 » by EliteSmarts » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:31 am

SlovenianDragon wrote:
EliteSmarts wrote:
SlovenianDragon wrote:
Well this is two different questions so idk how to answer

You answer two different questions in a single answer. You tell me what you like and don't like about Ayton currently and tell me what you expect of him during his prime based on what you know about him.


I mean whats the poll? current or prime? The thread title sounds current the poll asks for prime so how do u vote

Thread title says current becsuse I want to people to analyze Ayton Rookie season. OP includes Ayton present and future. Poll is what you believe Ayton will become.
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Re: How good is DeAndre Ayton 

Post#8 » by EliteSmarts » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:32 am

SlovenianDragon wrote:
EliteSmarts wrote:
SlovenianDragon wrote:
Well this is two different questions so idk how to answer

You answer two different questions in a single answer. You tell me what you like and don't like about Ayton currently and tell me what you expect of him during his prime based on what you know about him.


I mean whats the poll? current or prime? The thread title sounds current the poll asks for prime so how do u vote

I changed the thread title to make it clear.
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Post#9 » by cellphonecamera » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:33 am

All Star for sure. Too early to tell though.
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Post#10 » by Dino353 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:35 am

Reminds me of a combo of Karl Malone and David Robinson. He has the potential to be a top 5 player, he’ll come out shooting 36% from 3 point range this coming season and average 23 ppg with 11 rpg.
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Re: How good is DeAndre Ayton right now and later in his prime 

Post#11 » by Roddy B for 3 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:15 am

:oops: I think in his prime he'll be KAT on offense and similar to a guy like Aaron Baynes on defense.

I don't think he'll ever be in a different tier ABOCE Kat on offense or ever an all-defense guy, but I could see him being better than Baynes on defense.

I expect: KAT offense and Aaron Baynes defense.
Obviously he will have "wow" moments defensively, so Baynes probably isn't a great comp there.

I'm thinking that his "going through the motions" defense will be Aaron Baynes level one day. With more explosive plays occasionally happening. On offense I hope he stays in the post even though I expect him to be a knockdown three point shooter before long. He'll probably be making off the dribble threes at a 35%+ rate in his prime.

I had him #1 overall last year and said his career will probably beak from 28-33.

Great centers usually peak later.

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Re: How good is DeAndre Ayton right now and later in his prime 

Post#12 » by oceanlife » Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:19 am

Are we talking fantasy team? DeAndre is going to be a top 5 player.

But when it comes to winning basketball games, DeAndre is going to be just good enough to make you a treadmill team in perpetuity.
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Re: How good is DeAndre Ayton 

Post#13 » by lakerz12 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:19 am

EliteSmarts wrote:
SlovenianDragon wrote:
EliteSmarts wrote:You answer two different questions in a single answer. You tell me what you like and don't like about Ayton currently and tell me what you expect of him during his prime based on what you know about him.


I mean whats the poll? current or prime? The thread title sounds current the poll asks for prime so how do u vote

Thread title says current becsuse I want to people to analyze Ayton Rookie season. OP includes Ayton present and future. Poll is what you believe Ayton will become.


That's not confusing at all :lol:
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Re: How good is DeAndre Ayton 

Post#14 » by The_Hater » Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:29 am

EliteSmarts wrote:
SlovenianDragon wrote:
EliteSmarts wrote:How good is Ayton currently and where do you think he'll end up being in his prime.


Well this is two different questions so idk how to answer

You answer two different questions in a single answer. You tell me what you like and don't like about Ayton currently and tell me what you expect of him during his prime based on what you know about him.


You gave a list of singular answers for 2 completely separate questions.

I would Start the thread over again and ask one question.
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Post#15 » by XTC » Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:30 am

One of thr worst foul drawing bigs I’ve ever seen TBH.

It’s literally the ONLY thing that will hold him back from being All NBA in the future (assuming he never does draw fouls in the future)
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Re: How good is DeAndre Ayton 

Post#16 » by HMFFL » Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:42 am

ThomYorke wrote:He will be a top 5 centre
Which doesn't mean much considering the true big men aren't what teams are pursuing as much as of late.

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Post#17 » by GrindCityHustle » Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:44 am

A better on paper Al Jefferson that you want to turn into David Robinson
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Re: How good is DeAndre Ayton 

Post#18 » by SlovenianDragon » Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:46 am

HMFFL wrote:
ThomYorke wrote:He will be a top 5 centre
Which doesn't mean much considering the true big men aren't what teams are pursuing as much as of late.

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If you're talking about the 3 ball he will have it sooner rather than later...

this doesn't mean much but:

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Post#19 » by KyRo23 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:07 am

I wanted to vote allstar, but not #2 on a championship team. I think this needs one more option in the middle of 2 and 3.
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Post#20 » by Crives » Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:15 am

Really excited to see Ayton with a real pg next season. Definitely potential to be a future mvp. Ayton is one of the most athletic bigs ever in the nba. 7’1 with a 44 inch vertical.... but still has an extremely soft touch.

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