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LaMelo Ball?

Discussion in '2020 NBA Draft' started by LCAhmed, Jan 2, 2019.

  1. LCAhmed

    LCAhmed Contributing Member

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    Okay, so the kid signed an agent before going overseas and leaving high school. He's back at the Spire Institute for High School and Post Graduates, which allows him to attend and play. He's 17, but would have graduated High School this year had he stayed. Since he won't be 18 until August, I believe he's not allowed to be drafted just yet, but that I am not sure of and would like clarification.

    He was recently seen practicing at the Lakers facility.



    I still think he's a great NBA prospect, could be better than Lonzo if he can keep his head on straight. He's a better shooter and quite possibly a better passer comparing him to his brother at the same age. He's no Luka Doncic, but who is?

     
  2. kubli9

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    He has the same busted looking jumpshot like his bro.
     
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    Dude looks to be a better offensive player, weaker defensive player than his brother. Still slated as a top 5 pick! I think he'll pan out.
     
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    I don't
     
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    The name alone scares hell lot of peeps away.
     
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  10. lloyde8

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    Im going to say it...gonna be the best player in the draft
     
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    Do none of the players in this draft can shoot?
     
  12. lloyde8

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    Shooting can improve. But he has natural great feel for the game, vision, high iq, scoring ability, rebound potential, bravado, confidence, and great size 6'8" pg
     
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    He is a talented prospect, no doubt. But based on current data, I think his most likely outcome will be a role player. However, if he figures out how to shoot and becomes at least an average defender, he has All-Star potential.
     
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    He's a scorer too, along with his other attributes. Plus extremely confident
     
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    Which fool will be the fool that drafts this fool? ;)

    1. Timberwolves
    2. Warriors
    3. Hornets
    4. Bulls
    5. Cavs
    6. Hawks
    7. Pistons
    8. Knicks
    9. Wizards
    10. Suns
    11. Spurs
    12. Kings
    13. Pelicans
    14. Boston (via Memphis)
     
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  16. lloyde8

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    I just hope the Warriors don't get him. Most likely they will try to trade that pick for Giannis or another star
     
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    he seems like he’ll be better than his brother but hard to say.

    definitely no one in this draft sticks out as obvious #1.

    if there was some one I’d hope the Warriors get I guess it’d be Wiseman. Because you can target him in the modern NBA as no way he’ll be defensively ready to guard small ball for a few years by which point Steph will be old.

    they probably try to trade the pick but what can they really get besides more later picks?

    sure they’ll be a Donovan Mitchell or Jamal Murray of this draft. No clue who.
     
  18. lloyde8

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    He will definitely be alot better offensively than Lonzo
     
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    I really like Deni Avdija...point forward with lots of upside
     
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    i really want to like him.... but haven’t seen him play a ton except for the random YouTube here or there.... and despite how many good euro players there are it seems with the exception of Doncic who was a clear no question top prospect (to me at least ... still baffling in the modern nba two gms picked defensively limited bigs over him)... it seems most good nba euros are less heralded and not drafted quite as high.
     

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