2022-23 NBA Rookie Discussion Thread

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Which 3 rookies impress you the most?

Paolo Banchero
210
35%
Bennedict Mathurin
159
26%
Keegan Murray
44
7%
Jaden Ivey
68
11%
Jabari Smith
6
1%
Jalen Duren
18
3%
Shaedon Sharpe
34
6%
Jeremy Sochan
18
3%
Tari Eason
14
2%
Other
36
6%
 
Total votes: 607

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Post#1021 » by JackTalkThai » Thu Jan 12, 2023 5:11 am

First Team All Rookie…

Banchero - LOCK
Ivey - LOCK
Mathurin - LOCK

The final two spots are up for grabs between:

Murray
Smith Jr
Williams
Duren
Kessler
Nembhard
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Post#1022 » by ORLMagicGirl15 » Thu Jan 12, 2023 10:47 am

JackTalkThai wrote:First Team All Rookie…

Banchero - LOCK
Ivey - LOCK
Mathurin - LOCK

The final two spots are up for grabs between:

Murray
Smith Jr
Williams
Duren
Kessler
Nembhard

There is 3 and 1/2 months left. Nothing is a lock. Anything can happen.
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Go Magic, Go Dwight, Go Vuc, Go Paolo, Go Keegan :)
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Post#1023 » by Johnny Firpo » Thu Jan 12, 2023 11:19 am

ORLMagicGirl15 wrote:
JackTalkThai wrote:First Team All Rookie…

Banchero - LOCK
Ivey - LOCK
Mathurin - LOCK

The final two spots are up for grabs between:

Murray
Smith Jr
Williams
Duren
Kessler
Nembhard

There is 3 and 1/2 months left. Nothing is a lock. Anything can happen.


Especially since Mathurin is sliding at a fast pace, he can't make shots since late November with the occasional okay game.
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Post#1024 » by Strayanmagicfan » Thu Jan 12, 2023 4:41 pm

I know im going out on a limb but Paolo is a lock..

Im very interested to see how Walker and Durens next 3 months go, I think if both near on avg double doubles they could climb into the top 3/4. Would love either for this Magic team

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Post#1025 » by HiRez » Thu Jan 12, 2023 9:21 pm

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Post#1026 » by ORLMagicGirl15 » Thu Jan 12, 2023 10:18 pm

Strayanmagicfan wrote:I know im going out on a limb but Paolo is a lock..

Im very interested to see how Walker and Durens next 3 months go, I think if both near on avg double doubles they could climb into the top 3/4. Would love either for this Magic team

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If Haliburton is out for Pacers for any length of time and Ben get the call to the starting lineup, it’s going to get very interesting.
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Post#1027 » by Jadoogar » Thu Jan 12, 2023 10:21 pm

JackTalkThai wrote:First Team All Rookie…

Banchero - LOCK
Ivey - LOCK
Mathurin - LOCK

The final two spots are up for grabs between:

Murray
Smith Jr
Williams
Duren
Kessler
Nembhard


I think Kessler is getting pretty close to being a lock. Insane defensive impact as a rookie.
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Post#1028 » by tooler » Thu Jan 12, 2023 11:17 pm

I see Kessler is still at 19 MPG so I was curious if any rookies made the first time with minutes like that. I know his minutes will go up as the season progresses, I was just curious.

From a quick spot check, looks like Willy Hernangomez had 18.4 minutes back in 16-17. So that shouldn’t be a problem.
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Post#1029 » by dautjazz » Sat Jan 14, 2023 5:13 am

Kessler with 13pts 9rbs 2stls and 7blks in just 26 mins! 5/6 FGs and clutch rebound + free throws to seal the game!
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Post#1030 » by tooler » Sat Jan 14, 2023 5:33 am

Let’s call it 6 blocks. He’s fantastic though! The Magic could use a player just like him.
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Post#1031 » by QPR » Sat Jan 14, 2023 7:43 am

Jalen Williams has pretty much played 30mpg since the start of December, and I don't think that's going to be reduced any time soon given his production and efficiency. I'd be shocked if he's not first team rookie come the end of the season.
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Post#1032 » by orlando_joe » Sat Jan 14, 2023 2:11 pm

dautjazz wrote:Kessler with 13pts 9rbs 2stls and 7blks in just 26 mins! 5/6 FGs and clutch rebound + free throws to seal the game!

he played great but should be 5 blocks ..clear goaltend and foul on 2 called blocks no ball at all just elbow on franz..plus got away with many other no call fouls like wcj dunk on him...refs were really one sided .16 ft to 40 ..from start of game calls seemed to all go utah way ..so many no calls on one end ..but he did steal that rb at end for the win and make ft and looks great and really none of that is on him ...its on refs
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Post#1033 » by orlando_joe » Sat Jan 14, 2023 2:11 pm

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Post#1034 » by tooler » Sat Jan 14, 2023 2:40 pm

orlando_joe wrote:he played great but should be 5 blocks ..clear goaltend and foul on 2 called blocks no ball at all just elbow on franz..

I went back and checked. I don't think they gave him a block on the goaltend on the continuation. It was just a missed call by the refs. They should've counted the basket on the foul.

The rake across the arm was also close enough to his hand that I'm trying to calm down a bit about it. Maybe his fingertips just touched his hand.

https://www.espn.com/video/clip?id=35441541

No offense to Jazz fans for nitpicking this. He's an awesome player. Every month or two I just get super salty about a bad call and then I have to talk myself off the ledge.
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Post#1035 » by orlando_joe » Sat Jan 14, 2023 3:09 pm

tooler wrote:
orlando_joe wrote:he played great but should be 5 blocks ..clear goaltend and foul on 2 called blocks no ball at all just elbow on franz..

I went back and checked. I don't think they gave him a block on the goaltend on the continuation. It was just a missed call by the refs. They should've counted the basket on the foul.

The rake across the arm was also close enough to his hand that I'm trying to calm down a bit about it. Maybe his fingertips just touched his hand.

https://www.espn.com/video/clip?id=35441541

No offense to Jazz fans for nitpicking this. He's an awesome player. Every month or two I just get super salty about a bad call and then I have to talk myself off the ledge.


sorry thats a foul if magic did it..lol
and i was watching box score and they gave him a block on goaltending
but not his fault its on refs kid played great
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Post#1036 » by Magiclee » Sat Jan 14, 2023 6:29 pm

Just wanted to chime in after last night's game. Walker Kessler... good lord. I don't watch a lot of Blazer games. I'd seen clips and read about him. I'm tracking he's probably not THAT good all the time but just the ability to do that at all as a rookie is nuts. He was just a complete game wrecker against us. Y'all got a good one, Portland. There's gonna be more than a few teams that wish they'd pulled the trigger on him before pick 22.
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Post#1037 » by tooler » Sat Jan 14, 2023 6:59 pm

Magiclee wrote:Just wanted to chime in after last night's game. Walker Kessler... good lord. I don't watch a lot of Blazer games. I'd seen clips and read about him. I'm tracking he's probably not THAT good all the time but just the ability to do that at all as a rookie is nuts. He was just a complete game wrecker against us. Y'all got a good one, Portland. There's gonna be more than a few teams that wish they'd pulled the trigger on him before pick 22.

Okay but he plays for Utah.
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Post#1038 » by Statlanta » Sat Jan 14, 2023 8:30 pm

I think Kessler is better than Ivey, Mathurin and Banchero but we are not ready to have that conversation
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Post#1039 » by tooler » Sat Jan 14, 2023 10:14 pm

Statlanta wrote:I think Kessler is better than Ivey, Mathurin and Banchero but we are not ready to have that conversation

Are you feeling all right, man? I've noticed your posts seem kind of detached.

If you have a take that you're fired up about, then let it out! Let's talk about professional basketball!

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Post#1040 » by Magiclee » Sun Jan 15, 2023 4:18 am

tooler wrote:
Magiclee wrote:Just wanted to chime in after last night's game. Walker Kessler... good lord. I don't watch a lot of Blazer games. I'd seen clips and read about him. I'm tracking he's probably not THAT good all the time but just the ability to do that at all as a rookie is nuts. He was just a complete game wrecker against us. Y'all got a good one, Portland. There's gonna be more than a few teams that wish they'd pulled the trigger on him before pick 22.

Okay but he plays for Utah.



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