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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by ShelC » Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:14 am

I don't see much of a combo guard in NAW, more of a shooting guard. His assists came within the flow of the offense, on set plays. Didn't see a lot of ball handling/distributing as a primary ballhandler and despite the 4apg he averaged a little over 2 TOs per game. He's a smooth offensive player tho, real good looking shot, knows how to move off the ball, crafty off the dribble and can finish well with either hand but not a particularly explosive athlete. And he's a little slender right now so matching up defensively will be a challenge until he adds some weight and gets stronger. He's kind of in that back end of the lotto-late teens range right now.

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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by INFORMER » Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:05 pm

carey wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:51 pm
Is he better than Melton as soon as he gets here?
I think he is 10x better than what Melton was last year. However, who knows what improvements Melton has made or is in the process of making?
1st round targets: Brandon Clarke, Rui Hachimura, Nickeil Alexander Williams, Bol Bol, Dylan Windler, Grant Williams, PJ Washington
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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by INFORMER » Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:51 pm

This sucks:

https://twitter.com/DraftExpress/status/1137836255088168960

1st round targets: Brandon Clarke, Rui Hachimura, Nickeil Alexander Williams, Bol Bol, Dylan Windler, Grant Williams, PJ Washington
2nd round targets: Tremont Waters, Dedric Lawson, Zylon Cheathem, Mike Daum, Robert Franks Jr.

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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by carey » Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:05 pm

INFORMER wrote:This sucks:

https://twitter.com/DraftExpress/status/1137836255088168960

I feel bad for the kid. What a bad break.
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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by Marty [Mori Chu] » Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:24 am

What timing. :-( If it had been a month or two later, he'd at least have a contract and millions of dollars. Now, will he even have an NBA career?

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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by In2ition » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:09 pm



Click the link, the Suns have him listed as a Forward. That would be pretty interesting. Reports are that he has really soft hands. I guess he catches everything. That's a stark difference from having watched Len all those years, and I'm not super impressed with Ayton's mitts yet.
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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by In2ition » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:11 pm

In2ition wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:09 pm


Click the link, the Suns have him listed as a Forward. That would be pretty interesting. Reports are that he has really soft hands. I guess he catches everything. That's a stark difference from having watched Len all those years, and I'm not super impressed with Ayton's mitts yet.
Sorry it was a tweet about Jaxon Hayes to this link. https://www.nba.com/suns/draft/2019/jaxson-hayes#
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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by carey » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:45 pm

He's probably the third best finisher in the draft after Clarke and Zion. Unlike both you can play him at C. Like Clarke his jump shot is not functional. The way he shoots it with his elbow sticking out to the side. You won't be able to play him much as a PF.
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Post by INFORMER » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:16 pm

With that said, he still is a 74% FT shooter.
1st round targets: Brandon Clarke, Rui Hachimura, Nickeil Alexander Williams, Bol Bol, Dylan Windler, Grant Williams, PJ Washington
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Post by carey » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:58 pm

INFORMER wrote:With that said, he still is a 74% FT shooter.
30 points better than Lonzo which is nuts!
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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by In2ition » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:22 pm

carey wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:45 pm
He's probably the third best finisher in the draft after Clarke and Zion. Unlike both you can play him at C. Like Clarke his jump shot is not functional. The way he shoots it with his elbow sticking out to the side. You won't be able to play him much as a PF.
It's hard to say he has a not functional jumper. He only took 1 all season, but that could be Smart's offense for the center.
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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by carey » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:43 pm

In2ition wrote:
carey wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:45 pm
He's probably the third best finisher in the draft after Clarke and Zion. Unlike both you can play him at C. Like Clarke his jump shot is not functional. The way he shoots it with his elbow sticking out to the side. You won't be able to play him much as a PF.
It's hard to say he has a not functional jumper. He only took 1 all season, but that could be Smart's offense for the center.
Look at the videos of his workouts. It's troublesome at the very least.
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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by In2ition » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:48 pm

carey wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:43 pm
In2ition wrote:
carey wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:45 pm
He's probably the third best finisher in the draft after Clarke and Zion. Unlike both you can play him at C. Like Clarke his jump shot is not functional. The way he shoots it with his elbow sticking out to the side. You won't be able to play him much as a PF.
It's hard to say he has a not functional jumper. He only took 1 all season, but that could be Smart's offense for the center.
Look at the videos of his workouts. It's troublesome at the very least.
I didn't see them, but I was worried about that.
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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by O_Gardino » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:27 am

Dude looks a lot like Oubre.
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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by carey » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:49 am

O_Gardino wrote:Dude looks a lot like Oubre.
I thought the same thing and my immediate thought was, "s***. Am I racist?"
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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by O_Gardino » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:58 am

carey wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:49 am
O_Gardino wrote:Dude looks a lot like Oubre.
I thought the same thing and my immediate thought was, "s***. Am I racist?"
:lol:
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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by Split T » Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:31 pm

If Pelicans want a player, would they take 6 and Warren instead of 4? We move up two spots, get the guy we want and also clear 10 million in space. Could do it with Jackson too, but not sure pels would want Jackson.
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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by Indy » Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:58 pm

Split T wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:31 pm
If Pelicans want a player, would they take 6 and Warren instead of 4? We move up two spots, get the guy we want and also clear 10 million in space. Could do it with Jackson too, but not sure pels would want Jackson.
We don't even want Jackson.

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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by carey » Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:21 pm

Split T wrote:If Pelicans want a player, would they take 6 and Warren instead of 4? We move up two spots, get the guy we want and also clear 10 million in space. Could do it with Jackson too, but not sure pels would want Jackson.
Who is it we have a hard-on for at 4? Are we sure Garland is going to be any better than White? Enough we surrender Warren for him?
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Re: 2019 NBA Draft Thread

Post by Split T » Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:50 pm

Indy wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:58 pm
Split T wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:31 pm
If Pelicans want a player, would they take 6 and Warren instead of 4? We move up two spots, get the guy we want and also clear 10 million in space. Could do it with Jackson too, but not sure pels would want Jackson.
We don't even want Jackson.
He did hit that game tying 3 against them this year, haha
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