2021 NBA Draft Prospects

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Re: 2021 NBA Draft Prospects

Post by pickle » Mon Mar 15, 2021 2:36 am

I'm not trolling... that would require actual knowledge of the prospects. I've started reading up a bit on these guys, and even though I read this thread in full previously, most of the names didn't register. At the time I guess I wasn't even sure which range to pay attention to and the few names that I recognize were all ranked quite high.

I've seen a fair bit of Nader trashing on the board, even if I like him personally. Wondering what Duarte's bball IQ is? Does he have much of an off the dribble game? I looked up some highlights but they don't really tell the story that much. He seems to be a stay at home and not particularly opportunistic defender but I've read that he's quite a plus on that end?

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Re: 2021 NBA Draft Prospects

Post by Charlie Smithy! » Mon Mar 15, 2021 4:34 am

Flagrant Fowl wrote:
Mon Mar 15, 2021 1:10 am
pickle wrote:
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Anybody has a read on Chris Duarte? Any chance he falls to us? Obviously way too early to project given that there's half a season left and our place in the standings still could change significantly (hopefully not), but Duarte feels like a James Jones type of prospect.
Are you trolling? He's the first guy I mentioned in the thread.

He's certainly going to get a shot in the league, and he looks like a traditional late first round pick who would've been picked 10 spots earlier if he were 2 years younger. He reminds me a lot of Nader in that he can do a little bit of everything, and they have a similar body type and athleticism.

I like him as a prospect for the Suns because I think he can fill a role in his rookie season, which is usually the upside of drafting older players.
At this point, I honestly have to ask you the same question.

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Re: 2021 NBA Draft Prospects

Post by Oatmeal » Mon Mar 15, 2021 6:03 am

I like Herb Jones and Charles Bassey.

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Post by INFORMER » Mon Mar 15, 2021 4:39 pm

Bassey has been a prospect for a few years now. Declared a couple of years ago then withdrew. I've never heard of Herb Jones.

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Post by Split T » Mon Mar 15, 2021 4:49 pm

I remember seeing Herb Jones while watching Sexton as a freshman. He was pretty raw, but I thought he was someone to watch...haven’t watched him since though, haha. Is he a junior now? Senior?
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Post by Oatmeal » Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:32 am

He's a senior now. Watch a lot of Bama basketball and he's a do everything for them type. Handles a bit, defends 1-5, can pass it, all defensive team, but at best is a 2nd round role player type. Just think he's gonna help someone because he does a lot of things that help teams win.

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Post by Oatmeal » Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:32 am

INFORMER wrote:
Mon Mar 15, 2021 4:39 pm
Bassey has been a prospect for a few years now. Declared a couple of years ago then withdrew. I've never heard of Herb Jones.
Always wished he'd have gone to a premier program. Ho hum

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Post by Split T » Fri Mar 19, 2021 2:31 pm

Anyone watch OSU get taking down by Oral Roberts?

Max Abmas for ORU, was a fun little player. Obanor was pretty good too. Not sure they are nba guys, but was a fun game.

Liddel for OSU looked good too...wasn’t a fan of Washington...he had some moments, but came up short at big moments and needed to get the ball to Liddel down the stretch I thought.
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Post by INFORMER » Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:33 am

I've been following Jason Preston this year. One of my early favorites:

https://www.espn.com/mens-college-baske ... on-preston


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Post by INFORMER » Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:52 am

In2ition wrote:
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I've been following Scottie Barnes since he was a sophomore in HS. I love his defensive versatility and his court vision. He's going to be good one, imo. Of course, he will be out of range for the Suns though.
He is really struggling today. I don't think it is a given that he won't be around when the Suns draft.

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Post by In2ition » Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:56 pm

INFORMER wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:52 am
In2ition wrote:
Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:58 pm
I've been following Scottie Barnes since he was a sophomore in HS. I love his defensive versatility and his court vision. He's going to be good one, imo. Of course, he will be out of range for the Suns though.
He is really struggling today. I don't think it is a given that he won't be around when the Suns draft.
I would be surprised, but pleasantly pleased if he the Suns got him.
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Post by Oatmeal » Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:57 pm

Herb Jones time. I wonder if a big tourney could push him into the late 1st.

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Post by INFORMER » Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:29 pm

Oatmeal wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:57 pm
Herb Jones time. I wonder if a big tourney could push him into the late 1st.
I like the activity on the offensive boards; don't like the 0-14 from 3 ;)

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Post by Split T » Sat Mar 20, 2021 2:18 pm

I think Evan Mobley is going to be really good in the nba.
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Post by INFORMER » Sat Mar 20, 2021 2:34 pm

He seems soft to me. But he is very skilled.

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Post by Split T » Sat Mar 20, 2021 2:39 pm

Maybe...I haven’t watched much. But not many guys his size can move like him and have his skill level. He’s got some AD in him.
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Post by INFORMER » Sat Mar 20, 2021 2:50 pm

Isaiah may be a prospect for the Suns.

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Post by Split T » Sat Mar 20, 2021 3:13 pm

They brothers? If so, would be very suns(circa 21012-2018) thing to do.
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Post by INFORMER » Sat Mar 20, 2021 3:14 pm

Yes sir

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