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Re: Elie Okobo Discussion 

Post#161 » by lilfishi22 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:53 pm

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I don't know anything about Team France but it looks like French Frank is their starting PG and he hasn't exactly lit the NBA on fire
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Re: Elie Okobo Discussion 

Post#162 » by Saberestar » Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:40 am

lilfishi22 wrote:Image

I don't know anything about Team France but it looks like French Frank is their starting PG and he hasn't exactly lit the NBA on fire

It does not look good for Okobo.

I would not expect him to play a big role, but with Parker (retired) and Heurtel (injured) out of the national team he should have grabbed a roster spot.
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Post#163 » by remi_222 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:54 pm

Saberestar wrote:
lilfishi22 wrote:Image

I don't know anything about Team France but it looks like French Frank is their starting PG and he hasn't exactly lit the NBA on fire

It does not look good for Okobo.

I would not expect him to play a big role, but with Parker (retired) and Heurtel (injured) out of the national team he should have grabbed a roster spot.


Vincent Collet, the French coch, explained today why he didnt keep Elie :
- interesting on defense but Frank is 100000 times better than him
- isnt mature yet as a PG, compare to Albicy and Frank who can organize

To conclude, i dont think it means anything since the way France plays is so diff than NBA and Elie is an NBA player, more scorer than organizer and he has to add it to his skills in the future.
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Re: Elie Okobo Discussion 

Post#164 » by bwgood77 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:11 pm

remi_222 wrote:
Saberestar wrote:
lilfishi22 wrote:Image

I don't know anything about Team France but it looks like French Frank is their starting PG and he hasn't exactly lit the NBA on fire

It does not look good for Okobo.

I would not expect him to play a big role, but with Parker (retired) and Heurtel (injured) out of the national team he should have grabbed a roster spot.


Vincent Collet, the French coch, explained today why he didnt keep Elie :
- interesting on defense but Frank is 100000 times better than him
- isnt mature yet as a PG, compare to Albicy and Frank who can organize

To conclude, i dont think it means anything since the way France plays is so diff than NBA and Elie is an NBA player, more scorer than organizer and he has to add it to his skills in the future.


Yeah, Frank is terrible offensively but really solid defensively.
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Re: Elie Okobo Discussion 

Post#165 » by Yuri Vaultin » Wed Oct 9, 2019 3:57 pm

Looked really strong last night and certainly had more confidence. Might develop in to an instant offense 6th man type? Thought his thread deserved a bump.
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Post#166 » by jcsunsfan » Wed Oct 9, 2019 5:21 pm

Yuri Vaultin wrote:Looked really strong last night and certainly had more confidence. Might develop in to an instant offense 6th man type? Thought his thread deserved a bump.

Okobo looks a lot more comfortable playing the SG role.
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Post#167 » by sunsbum » Wed Oct 9, 2019 8:40 pm

He still looks like your typical french prototype. Super passive.
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Post#168 » by Midnight_Suns » Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:08 am

sunsbum wrote:He still looks like your typical french prototype. Super passive.

He was anything but passive last night.
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Re: Elie Okobo Discussion 

Post#169 » by ATTL » Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:35 am

It took barbosa a few years to figure it out, hopefully Elie can fit a similar role.
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Post#170 » by ImNotMcDiSwear » Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:45 pm

If Elie plays like that all the time, Tyler's gonna lose his spot in the rotation.
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Post#171 » by Yuri Vaultin » Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:19 pm

Played great in the very few minutes allotted him last night.
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Re: Elie Okobo Discussion 

Post#172 » by GoodBehavior » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:23 pm

Wasn't super impressed with him last year. But I have to admit that he has played and looked very well. His 3pt looks way, way better and the decision making is still work in progress, but far from the atrocity it was last year. I actually think he can be a contributor in 2021.

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