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Is Luka Lebron 2.0?

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by TheRealAllpro, Nov 4, 2019.

  1. TheRealAllpro

    TheRealAllpro Morey only fan
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    Ppg
    Year one : Luka 21.2 Lebron 20.9
    Year two: Luka 26.7 Lebron 27.2

    RPG:
    Year one: Luka 7.8 Lebron 5.5
    Year two: Luka 10.3 Lebron 7.3

    APG:
    Year one: Luka 6.0 Lebron 5.9
    Year two: Luka 9.5 Lebron 7.2

    TS%
    Year one: Luka 54.5% Lebron 48.8%
    Year two: Luka 60.5% Lebron 55.4%

    Dallas as a team is first in Offensive efficiency.

    Have we found the European Lebron? The next “best player ever”?
     
  2. omgTHEpotential

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    LeBron used to be an elite defender at a young age though. I think Luka is closer to Harden than he is to LeBron.

    However, I will say that Luka is much more fun to watch than either of those guys.
     
  3. majicdonjuan

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    Dude has the potential to be the GOAT, to be honest. His feel for the game is uncanny and he nearly always makes the right play. Add onto that amazing skills and there's no doubt the potential is there.
    He plays for the Mavs though, so you hate to see it. Hopefully they won't win big while he's there and he eventually leaves. Otherwise, gonna be a tough 10-12 years for the Rockets and the rest of the league having to deal with him.
     
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    A Slovenian Harden, that is something to behold.
     
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    I didn't think Luka would be this good coming into the league. Dallas got a good one there. and him and KP should be a duo to be reckon with for years to come
     
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    He's very good, but no he is not nearly as good as LeBron was as a rookie.

    The league's pace/overall offensive efficiency is way higher now.

    LeBron started when it was at its low point in the early 00's.
     
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    This is very true. I meant to mention this in Op.

    It’s still ridiculous that he is matching his stats. Nvr thought he would be this good. Has to be the closest to him projection wise?
     
  8. Ziggy

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    Similar stats don't mean anything to me anymore. The game was completely different when LeBron started playing.
     
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    To be fair, I have no trouble imagining Doncic succeeding in 2003.
     
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    To me he's more Harden then Lebron, and both Atlanta and Phoenix ****ed up in that draft, not that Trae and Ayton are two scrubs, but Luka is one of those players you see once in many years.
     
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    Me either. Doesn't mean his game is similar to LeBron's.
     
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    1. One this has already been addressed and acknowledged
    2. That’s not Luka’s fault he is has learned from the previous generation and is playing smarter
    3. Luka actually shoots a lot of 3’s and isn’t hitting them yet. If he gets to league average efficiency will skyrocket.
     
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    Luka is significantly more efficient than Lebron was, but is infinitely worse on defense.

    Difficult comparison.
     
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    That's why I said he reminds me much more of Harden than LeBron.
     
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    Yall act like I am saying Luka isn't good. I'm not. I'm saying his game doesn't compare to LeBron's.
     
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    Generational player. I'm annoyed that he fall in the lap of Dallas.
     
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    Pretty well sums him up
     
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    Lots of players have potential to be GOAT but Luka is closer to Harden than Lebron because he doesnt have defense and can never be the athlete Lebron is.

    Greek Freak is closer to Lebron than Harden imo he just needs a 3 pt shot.
     
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