Kyrie has got to be the most overrated player Part 2

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Kyrie has got to be the most overrated player Part 2 

Post#1 » by SparksAC » Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:03 am

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A continuation from the first thread.

He leaves Boston and Boston will get to the finals :lol: . They lost to the Bucks last year. You can say that the Bucks got worst without Brogdan but theyd lose to the Bucks this year with Kyrie as well.
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Post#2 » by GrindCityHustle » Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:09 am

Gun to your head, him or Westbrook?
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Post#3 » by WeTheNorth123 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:12 am

GrindCityHustle wrote:Gun to your head, him or Westbrook?


I gotta go with Kyrie lol
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Post#4 » by MrGoat » Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:35 am

This is pretty disrespectful to a player who has the very rare distinction of hitting a dagger in a Finals game 7.
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Post#5 » by Lakers LeBron » Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:40 am

I can't imagine someone watching that Celtics/Heat game and thinking that Kyrie would be worse than Kemba
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Post#6 » by Badonkadonk » Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:42 am

WeTheNorth123 wrote:
GrindCityHustle wrote:Gun to your head, him or Westbrook?


I gotta go with Kyrie lol

I take Westbrook by a hair, and only because he is less likely to say something incoherent or stupid in the media that alienates (or at a minimum confuses) his teammates.

I wouldn't want either at max money though, awful investments.
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Post#7 » by zimpy27 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:44 am

Made one big shot but has been pretty poor impact wise his entire career. Very skilled and has a beautiful game but he doesn't help the team win as you might expect.
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Post#8 » by picko » Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:48 am

Imagine watching such a good playoff game and your first instinct is "I've got to trash an unrelated player on realGM".
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Post#9 » by Pelly24 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:50 am

The timing of this thread is funny because Kemba is averaging 12.6/5/7 on 26.7% shooting from the field on 36 TS% on the Celtics as the 2nd or 3rd option over te last 3 games. When I watch him play it's very clear he's getting locked up and his low standing reach of 7'6"—lower than Isaiah Thomas'—he is unable to get adequate separation from these defenders. It's not just case of him missing shots he usually would make, he is too small. I don't think Kyrie ever had a stretch of games with as poor shooting at any point of his career. Not even last year when he was the 1st option and nobody else was really on an all-star level. With Kyrie in place of Kemba they'd no doubt beat the heat in like 6 games. There's no chance he'd be this easy to guard. His standing reach of 8'3" gives him the equivalent height difference of someone being 6'4" and Kemba being 5'8."


Love Kemba, but even I didn't think this would be that much of a dropoff. He just looks limited and it's not him choking. It's a lack of ability . Not as good a shooter, not as creative, not as tall not as strong.

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Post#10 » by oaktownwarriors87 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:01 am

He hasn't been the same since he hurt his back carrying the entire team in 2016.
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Post#11 » by nikster » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:03 am

Lakers LeBron wrote:I can't imagine someone watching that Celtics/Heat game and thinking that Kyrie would be worse than Kemba

He was wrose than that in the Bucks series
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Post#12 » by Brofessor24 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:07 am

Nope IMO.

Boston has gotten better because Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum improved. Also Gordon Hayward has been playing better this season.
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Post#13 » by Karate Diop » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:09 am

Badonkadonk wrote:
WeTheNorth123 wrote:
GrindCityHustle wrote:Gun to your head, him or Westbrook?


I gotta go with Kyrie lol

I take Westbrook by a hair, and only because he is less likely to say something incoherent or stupid in the media that alienates (or at a minimum confuses) his teammates.

I wouldn't want either at max money though, awful investments.
This is a completely wrong reason to take Westbrook... Dude is delusional and has gotten worse with age.

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Post#14 » by Karate Diop » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:10 am

Lakers LeBron wrote:I can't imagine someone watching that Celtics/Heat game and thinking that Kyrie would be worse than Kemba
Yep. Kemba is just small time. Doesn't get it done down the stretch. We saw Team USA ball hog Kemba tonight and it wasn't the least bit surprising...

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Post#15 » by RoLo » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:27 am

dont worry the kids will overrate him when he's done playing. u already know
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Post#16 » by picc » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:30 am

Celtics fans hate Kyrie, so they’ll continue to pretend all the teams problems were solved solely by him leaving and they’re better off with Kemba.

Which of course is ridiculous.
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Post#17 » by gorz » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:41 am

Love watching kyrie he is a tremendous indivual talent but hard to win a championship with him as your best player. Hes a Robin that can play like batman in moments but not consistent enough to be at the next tier injury prone and comes with some baggage.
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Post#18 » by SparksAC » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:48 am

Well I just jinxed that game.
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Post#19 » by Pelly24 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:01 am

gorz wrote:Love watching kyrie he is a tremendous indivual talent but hard to win a championship with him as your best player. Hes a Robin that can play like batman in moments but not consistent enough to be at the next tier injury prone and comes with some baggage.


ight, but I think if you put him on the heat they prob. win the chip, but him on the 76ers or Bucks they're close to being contenders. The question of "can this person be the No. 1" doesn't matter as much when you usually need two top 10-15 guys minimum.
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Re: Kyrie has got to be the most overrated player Part 2 

Post#20 » by tyguy » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:46 am

oaktownwarriors87 wrote:He hasn't been the same since he hurt his back carrying the entire team in 2016.

Woo boy there is still left over salt from 2016?

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