Is AD the Neymar of Basketball

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Is AD the Neymar of Basketball 

Post#1 » by EasternHeretic » Mon May 3, 2021 11:00 pm

Equivalent talent in their sport, hyped from a young age, top 5 players but feels like haven't fulfilled their full potential, a bit injury prone, overshadowed by GOATs but have also won big, didn't dominate their own gen (Giannis, Embiid, Hazard, Debruyne etc) might soon get eclipsed by the next gen (Zion, Luka, Haaland, Mbappe)
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Post#2 » by Tron Carter » Mon May 3, 2021 11:04 pm

Nah Kyrie is
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Post#3 » by Augusto61 » Mon May 3, 2021 11:05 pm

put some respect on neymar's name
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Post#4 » by NoBias » Mon May 3, 2021 11:06 pm

Neymar is top 5 in the world at his sport.
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Post#5 » by Jadoogar » Mon May 3, 2021 11:07 pm

NoBias wrote:Neymar is top 5 in the world at his sport.


Everyone listed AD in their top 5 last season.
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Post#6 » by jlokine » Mon May 3, 2021 11:09 pm

you cant even compare.. 1 player's impact in soccer/football is much less compared to basketball..

if AD was truly top 5, pelicans would've had more success..

you cant stick messi or neymar into a team destined for relegation and expect them to be a top 4 team in any football league.
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Post#7 » by MindState » Mon May 3, 2021 11:09 pm

Jadoogar wrote:
NoBias wrote:Neymar is top 5 in the world at his sport.


Everyone listed AD in their top 5 last season.


Only by the mass amount of Laker fans and the media who all are based out of LA.

Hes nowhere close lol.
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Post#8 » by Heat4lyf » Mon May 3, 2021 11:09 pm

Jadoogar wrote:
NoBias wrote:Neymar is top 5 in the world at his sport.


Everyone listed AD in their top 5 last season.


Because he was but it's the only time he's ever been
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Post#9 » by NoBias » Mon May 3, 2021 11:10 pm

Jadoogar wrote:
NoBias wrote:Neymar is top 5 in the world at his sport.


Everyone listed AD in their top 5 last season.


I could see that because steph and KD were hurt. But with them playing top 5 is in concrete IMO

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Post#10 » by ken6199 » Mon May 3, 2021 11:19 pm

Jadoogar wrote:
NoBias wrote:Neymar is top 5 in the world at his sport.


Everyone listed AD in their top 5 last season.


Last POST season.

Any top 20 player who pulls off a magnificent post season run, people will react quick and rate them top 5.

Now, we are calling him Neymar...
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Post#11 » by EArl » Mon May 3, 2021 11:29 pm

Neymar is known for being a flopper. I don't think AD is that. Maybe CP3?
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Post#12 » by EArl » Mon May 3, 2021 11:31 pm

jlokine wrote:you cant even compare.. 1 player's impact in soccer/football is much less compared to basketball..

if AD was truly top 5, pelicans would've had more success..

you cant stick messi or neymar into a team destined for relegation and expect them to be a top 4 team in any football league.

A big reason is that there's more players compared to basketball playing at once. Football is arguably more of a team sport than basketball.
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Post#13 » by bubonicphoniks » Mon May 3, 2021 11:32 pm

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Post#14 » by BoatsNZones » Mon May 3, 2021 11:33 pm

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Jadoogar wrote:
NoBias wrote:Neymar is top 5 in the world at his sport.


Everyone listed AD in their top 5 last season.


Last POST season.

Any top 20 player who pulls off a magnificent post season run, people will react quick and rate them top 5.

Now, we are calling him Neymar...

Yeah, this was mostly a post-season thing for AD. Although there have been times he's been argued in the top 5.

But to be fair, Neymar has never been considered a top-2 player in the world, and I would not have him as top 5 in the world (or the best player on his team).

Lewandowski/Messi/Ronaldo/De Bruyne/MBappe imo.
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Post#15 » by GSWFan1994 » Mon May 3, 2021 11:33 pm

After I finished reading all the previous posts in this thread Neymar fell down to his knees 918 times.
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Post#16 » by Kingdibs19 » Mon May 3, 2021 11:38 pm

NoBias wrote:
Jadoogar wrote:
NoBias wrote:Neymar is top 5 in the world at his sport.


Everyone listed AD in their top 5 last season.


I could see that because steph and KD were hurt. But with them playing top 5 is in concrete IMO

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Your first 3 are concrete. Kawhi and Giannis not so much. I’d take Harden, Luka & Jokic over Kawhi. Probably Embiid too.
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Post#17 » by Stickmann » Mon May 3, 2021 11:43 pm

Neymar is easily better than hazard and solidly above debruyne at their peak. Curry/harden is a better comp in terms of talent and league standings. They all have a massive amount of haters too
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Re: Is AD the Neymar of Basketball 

Post#18 » by IgorK » Mon May 3, 2021 11:45 pm

EasternHeretic wrote:Equivalent talent in their sport, hyped from a young age, top 5 players but feels like haven't fulfilled their full potential, a bit injury prone, overshadowed by GOATs but have also won big, didn't dominate their own gen (Giannis, Embiid, Hazard, Debruyne etc) might soon get eclipsed by the next gen (Zion, Luka, Haaland, Mbappe)


AD won a ring. He's fulfilled his potential.
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Post#19 » by Chanel Bomber » Mon May 3, 2021 11:48 pm

Neymar is far greater at his sport than AD is at his.

Neymar is among the few queens on the sport's chessboard. He's a brilliant playmaker, who was only overshadowed by arguably two of the five greatest players ever sharing his timeline.

AD isn't a dominant NBA player. He couldn't lead a team anywhere. He's arguably the greatest #2 option however. He's more Benzema than Neymar tbh.
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Post#20 » by HeartBreakKid » Mon May 3, 2021 11:52 pm

Chanel Bomber wrote:Neymar is far greater at his sport than AD is at his.

Neymar is among the few queens on the sport's chessboard. He's a brilliant playmaker, who was only overshadowed by arguably two of the five greatest players ever sharing his timeline.

AD isn't a dominant NBA player. He couldn't lead a team anywhere. He's arguably the greatest #2 option however. He's more Benzema than Neymar tbh.

A lot of people thought AD was the 2nd best playe in the NBA last year, so he's quite a bit more highly rated than what you think. He's certainly a "queen of the chessboard".

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