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If you could run a lineup of 5 of the exact same player, who would it be?

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  1. Clutch

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    5 Jordans
    5 Hardens
    5 LeBrons
    5 Currys
    5 Magics
    5 Hakeem

    I'm curious if you could run a lineup of 5 clones of the same player, facing very strong but traditional position lineups, who would you pick?
     
  2. Deckard

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    Hakeem. I'm prejudiced, of course, but the Dream could score around the basket and from mid-range seemingly at will, blocked shots and stole the ball like a madman, could run like a Rocket, and was quick enough and had the lateral movement to guard anyone. Heck, he even learned to pass the ball. Give me 5 Olajuwon's in his prime and I'll put him/them up against any team and win. In my humble opinion.
     
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    5 Hardens will probably let the opposing team score at will :p
     
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    5 Lebrons. Speed, power, size, elite passing, elite defense, elite scoring, each player can space the floor so defenses can’t collapse
     
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    Probably Kevin Durants

    Not sure about his ball handling and getting the ball up the court, but the half court would be ridiculous
     
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    JVG would have 5 Ryan Bowens out there.
     
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    whoever it is, only Rudy T could coach them.
     
  9. smoothie_king

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    Gtfoh this video game shiet.
    I live in reality!
     
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    You're on this man's site being very disrespectful. SMH.
     
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    LeBrons by a wide margin. The only competition would be Magics, if he could improve his 3s. I think Durant will also do well.

    You have to have a guy who can competently play all five positions. That means you have to have size, handle, shooting, passing, rebounding and being able to defend all positions. The only guys that qualify are LeBron, Magic, and KD.
     
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    Gimme 5 Jordans and we ain't losing.
     
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    5 Wilts = 500 points!
     
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    Lebrons.

    I wanted to say MJ, but I don't see 5 MJ personalities co-existing well.
     
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    Hate to say it but this is probably the right answer.
     
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    5 shaqs or 5 Giannis. Young shaq when he could get up and down the floor. It would pretty much relegrate the opposing team to a jump shooting team. Plus there wouldn't be fast breaks because they'd have such problems getting a rebound from a missed shot. Death by 2's, rebounds and fouls
     
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    LeBron is the correct answer, but... what about 5 Yaos? Or 5 prime T-Macs?
     
  18. Astrodome

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    5 hardens.
    Ball handling - check
    Shooting - check
    Passing - check (led league in assists)
    Scoring - check (multiple scoring titles)
    Post defense - check
    Rebounding - check
    Steals - check
    High IQ - check

    Would outscore magic, lebron, and micheal using morey ball shooting 3s. Dont see hakeem being able to get the ball up the floor.

    LoL at curry.
     
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    I think 5 KDs is seriously underrated. His shooting and range is much better than LeBron. 5 LeBrons will have poor spacing. KD's defense is pretty good. Spacing more than makes up for his average handles. Great slasher. Good rebounder.
     
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    I'll probably get hate for this, but if your primary offense is shooting 3s, why wouldn't you run with 5 Currys, instead? I don't think 5 Hardens can outscore 5 Currys.
     
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