Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year

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Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#1 » by SpaceCenter » Sat Aug 1, 2020 9:25 pm

Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year? This guy is built like a linebacker and is probably capable of guarding 1-4 positions. He's extremely quick for his size and has a very high defensive IQ. Outside of Kawhi he is probably my favorite defensive player to watch right now.

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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#2 » by skones » Sat Aug 1, 2020 9:27 pm

No.

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Post#3 » by Duke4life831 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 9:34 pm

Nope
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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#4 » by SpaceCenter » Sat Aug 1, 2020 9:35 pm

skones wrote:No.

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he's a rookie and already a better defensive player than everyone on the bucks
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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#5 » by Duke4life831 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 9:35 pm

SpaceCenter wrote:
skones wrote:No.

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he's a rookie and already a better defensive player than everyone on the bucks

nope
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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#6 » by skones » Sat Aug 1, 2020 9:36 pm

SpaceCenter wrote:
skones wrote:No.

/thread


he's a rookie and already a better defensive player than everyone on the bucks


Must by why the Thunder have a historically good defense. Oh wait, they don't! That's Milwaukee.

Your comment is going to look really stupid when Giannis wins DPOY.
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Post#7 » by Jimmy Recard » Sat Aug 1, 2020 9:40 pm

We need more Dort licence plates
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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#8 » by SpaceCenter » Sat Aug 1, 2020 9:48 pm

skones wrote:
SpaceCenter wrote:
skones wrote:No.

/thread


he's a rookie and already a better defensive player than everyone on the bucks


Must by why the Thunder have a historically good defense. Oh wait, they don't! That's Milwaukee.

Your comment is going to look really stupid when Giannis wins DPOY.


Team defense vs individual. Raptors are a great defensive team but individually there is no one I would consider elite. Giannis is good but he will get upset like he always does.
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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#9 » by skones » Sat Aug 1, 2020 9:57 pm

SpaceCenter wrote:
skones wrote:
SpaceCenter wrote:
he's a rookie and already a better defensive player than everyone on the bucks


Must by why the Thunder have a historically good defense. Oh wait, they don't! That's Milwaukee.

Your comment is going to look really stupid when Giannis wins DPOY.


Team defense vs individual. Raptors are a great defensive team but individually there is no one I would consider elite.


Cool, you're wrong.
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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#10 » by VanWest82 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 9:57 pm

The numbers don't suggest he's making an impact. He's only 24th percentile guarding ball handlers (0.98 ppp against) and OKC Drtg isn't any different with him on the bench. Think we need to see more.
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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#11 » by jpengland » Sat Aug 1, 2020 9:57 pm

Ridiculous thread.

But...

I love Dort. He was my sleeper. Great defender. Good team guy. If his shot develops he's a key player on a contender.
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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#12 » by Kingdibs19 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 9:58 pm

skones wrote:
SpaceCenter wrote:
skones wrote:No.

/thread


he's a rookie and already a better defensive player than everyone on the bucks


Must by why the Thunder have a historically good defense. Oh wait, they don't! That's Milwaukee.

Your comment is going to look really stupid when Giannis wins DPOY.


Your sarcasm detector must be broken.
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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#13 » by SpaceCenter » Sat Aug 1, 2020 10:00 pm

VanWest82 wrote:The numbers don't suggest he's making an impact. He's only 24th percentile guarding ball handlers (0.98 ppp against) and OKC Drtg isn't any different with him on the bench. Think we need to see more.


He made the starting lineup as a rookie solely on his defense and he often guards the best player on the oppositions team (he completely shutdown Harden for example). We will have to see more of him but that's the point of the thread is whether he's got the potential or not.
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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#14 » by SpaceCenter » Sat Aug 1, 2020 10:02 pm

jpengland wrote:Ridiculous thread.

But...

I love Dort. He was my sleeper. Great defender. Good team guy. If his shot develops he's a key player on a contender.


Naw you're just misreading what I am saying. He's a rookie with elite defensive ability and good size. Does he have the potential to become a DPOY? I am not saying he is right now I am saying is he a future contender because he is really good for his age.
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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#15 » by skones » Sat Aug 1, 2020 10:03 pm

Kingdibs19 wrote:
skones wrote:
SpaceCenter wrote:
he's a rookie and already a better defensive player than everyone on the bucks


Must by why the Thunder have a historically good defense. Oh wait, they don't! That's Milwaukee.

Your comment is going to look really stupid when Giannis wins DPOY.


Your sarcasm detector must be broken.


Or ya know, a troll thread like this isn't funny when it was legitimately done last night with Trey Burke, but sure, let's make the same joke again!
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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#16 » by Suprasc1 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 10:07 pm

SpaceCenter wrote:
skones wrote:No.

/thread


he's a rookie and already a better defensive player than everyone on the bucks


Don't listen some of these members on here

They just are causal fans and don't know much about players that don't get the spotlight
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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#17 » by LloydFree » Sat Aug 1, 2020 10:16 pm

jpengland wrote:Ridiculous thread.

But...

I love Dort. He was my sleeper. Great defender. Good team guy. If his shot develops he's a key player on a contender.

Was a very good prospect. Never understood why he wasn't considered a 1st rounder. You can improve your perimeter shooting in practice. That kind of athlete should not be available in the 2nd round.
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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#18 » by SpaceCenter » Sat Aug 1, 2020 10:22 pm

Suprasc1 wrote:
SpaceCenter wrote:
skones wrote:No.

/thread


he's a rookie and already a better defensive player than everyone on the bucks


Don't listen some of these members on here

They just are causal fans and don't know much about players that don't get the spotlight


Yeah this is obvious (they shouldn't talk then). He's an undrafted rookie who is in the starting lineup on a playoff team for literally no other reason than his elite defense. If he wasn't good like I am claiming why is he in the starting lineup? He is not great offensively so logically he must be pretty damn good defensively because its pretty hard to make a starting lineup on a playoff squad with bad/average offense.
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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#19 » by NY 567 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 10:22 pm

Will Ndudi Ebi return to the NBA and win Most Improved Player of the Year?
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Re: Is Luguentz Dort a future Defensive Player of the Year 

Post#20 » by ThunderBolt » Sat Aug 1, 2020 10:25 pm

He’s kind of like a poor mans marcus smart as his ceiling. He doesn’t have the passing of smart. He’s a little too short to probably develop to a DPOY type of candidate. Right now he fouls too much. He does look like he was a good find for okc and shouldn’t have went undrafted.

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