Does Donovan Mitchell's domination of the Clippers call into question Luka's greatness?

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Re: Does Donovan Mitchell's domination of the Clippers call into question Luka's greatness? 

Post#41 » by MrOrange » Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:26 am

reamily wrote:
PrinceAli wrote:Nah. Just makes Porzingis look even more pathetic though when Gobert eats on the boards against the Clippers

:D it was even more pathetic when boban has greater rebounding percentages..

How does even Porzingis creep up in those discussions? What'' s your problem? Your fatboy needs to get in shape before the next season.
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Re: Does Donovan Mitchell's domination of the Clippers call into question Luka's greatness? 

Post#42 » by reamily » Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:29 am

MrOrange wrote:
reamily wrote:
PrinceAli wrote:Nah. Just makes Porzingis look even more pathetic though when Gobert eats on the boards against the Clippers

:D it was even more pathetic when boban has greater rebounding percentages..

How does even Porzingis creep up in those discussions? What'' s your problem? Your fatboy needs to get in shape before the next season.
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Re: Does Donovan Mitchell's domination of the Clippers call into question Luka's greatness? 

Post#43 » by MrOrange » Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:30 am

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MrOrange wrote:None of the two guys are great until they win something in this league. Wrong question.


What do you mean? You don’t have to win a ring to be a get player. Chuck never “won anything” doesn’t mean he’s not a great player.

Watching Luka and Donovan in back 2 back playoffs just light up their opponents is enough for me to know these guys are high tier players.

And again it’s not like these guys are doing it against a horrible defensive backcourt like Portland or something. You’d think if there was a team that these guys would struggle with in the playoffs, its the team with Kawhi, PG, Morris, Beverly and so on. Plenty of different high end defenders they can throw at these perimeter guys.

Sometimes you just gotta sit back and enjoy the new group of high end players showing up in the playoffs.

I think it is very premature to discuss the greatness of 2 players who have actually never reached their peak and are in the east of their 20ies.. have a career like Charles and we will talk about it.
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Re: Does Donovan Mitchell's domination of the Clippers call into question Luka's greatness? 

Post#44 » by Clemenza » Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:35 am

Good/star guards have torched the Clipps all year long
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Post#45 » by Pelly24 » Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:39 am

Donovan Mitchell is super dangerous when he gets hot. Also, the Clippers are completely unable to defend athletic guards. On the other hand, the Jazz are unable to defend explosive guards. Clippers don't have that, and and Bojan and them have been able to stay in front of PG and Kawhi for the most part.
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Re: Does Donovan Mitchell's domination of the Clippers call into question Luka's greatness? 

Post#46 » by lambchop » Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:42 am

The question is should the fact the Jazz got the 1st seed call into question Lukas skills and leadership? If Luka were truly great, the Mavs would have easily finished first. Dude just seems average at this point. RealGM likes to hype Luka up, when in fact it was Barea and Michael Finley carrying most of the load against the Clippers.

As for Mitchell, I dont think he will make it in the league. I watched his middle school highlights and it seems as though he doesnt have an NBA body.
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Re: Does Donovan Mitchell's domination of the Clippers call into question Luka's greatness? 

Post#47 » by Impuniti » Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:47 am

lambchop wrote:The question is should the fact the Jazz got the 1st seed call into question Lukas skills and leadership? If Luka were truly great, the Mavs would have easily finished first. Dude just seems average at this point. RealGM likes to hype Luka up, when in fact it was Barea and Michael Finley carrying most of the load against the Clippers.

As for Mitchell, I dont think he will make it in the league. I watched his middle school highlights and it seems as though he doesnt have an NBA body.

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Re: Does Donovan Mitchell's domination of the Clippers call into question Luka's greatness? 

Post#48 » by MrOrange » Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:51 am

Look, I think Utah will take the series not because of DM but because of Snyder who has finally put together a strong team. The discussion of DM vs LD is irrelevant. And yes, to all the Luka fans: make someone put the Fatboy Slim on a diet so that he does not fade away in the 4th. You perfectly know I am right.
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Post#49 » by LastNameEver » Fri Jun 11, 2021 7:02 am

Spida is fulfilling that poor mans Wade comparison, only he has the benefit of being in a more perimeter featured era.
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Post#51 » by lars_rosenberg » Fri Jun 11, 2021 7:28 am

Mitchell was unreal in the playoffs last year as well, so this is more indicative of what a good playoff performer he is rather than a knock on Luka's performance.
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Re: Does Donovan Mitchell's domination of the Clippers call into question Luka's greatness? 

Post#52 » by SunsLyf3 » Fri Jun 11, 2021 7:34 am

Clippers don't have a true rim protector. Teams aren't afraid of attacking them.
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Post#53 » by deneem4 » Fri Jun 11, 2021 7:43 am

No it just shows how Kwahi can control an offense defensively
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Re: Does Donovan Mitchell's domination of the Clippers call into question Luka's greatness? 

Post#54 » by Openheimer » Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:03 am

Mitchell is hell of a player. Borderline top 12
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Post#55 » by Gusto1903 » Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:09 am

I saw the highlights this morning. The first couple of minutes, he did the same move/play 3 times in a row and got 8 points out of it lol
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Re: Does Donovan Mitchell's domination of the Clippers call into question Luka's greatness? 

Post#56 » by Joao Saraiva » Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:11 am

No. It just means Donovan is probably a bit underrated as a scorer, he's showing he can play at elite levels in the playoffs.

The series is definitely not over, but if the Jazz go trough it just means Mitchell's cast is better than Luka's. Probably only 2 players besides Luka would make the rotation in Utah. That says a lot about the strenght of the casts.
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Re: Does Donovan Mitchell's domination of the Clippers call into question Luka's greatness? 

Post#57 » by FJS » Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:25 am

Mitchell is doing his thing in 3 rounds in a row. Denver last year, grizz and clippers this year.
This only means one thing. This kid is pretty good.
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Re: Does Donovan Mitchell's domination of the Clippers call into question Luka's greatness? 

Post#58 » by JN61 » Fri Jun 11, 2021 11:22 am

Remember when people were telling me off for saying Mitchell was the best player on the Jazz? I remember...
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Re: Does Donovan Mitchell's domination of the Clippers call into question Luka's greatness? 

Post#59 » by MavfanAus » Fri Jun 11, 2021 11:41 am

DCasey91 wrote:Frankly I’m starting to question the intelligence of this forum.


Yep, it's all about getting attention with hot take threads or and1 chasing.
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Re: Does Donovan Mitchell's domination of the Clippers call into question Luka's greatness? 

Post#60 » by PistolPeteJR » Fri Jun 11, 2021 11:47 am

DCasey91 wrote:Frankly I’m starting to question the intelligence of this forum.


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