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2014 Second Round Rocket Prospects

Discussion in 'NBA Draft' started by CertifiedTroll, Jan 30, 2014.

  1. TheRealAllpro

    TheRealAllpro Morey only fan

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    He probably floats to late first but Thansis Antetokounmpo is exactly the type of player I would want for the Rockets. Athletic, Upside, Slasher. His best attribute is his elite combination of potential and effort. Which makes him seem like a safe pick.
     
  2. CertifiedTroll

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    More on my man Kilpatrick:

    He is 10th ranked player on the Wooden Watch.
    http://espn.go.com/blog/collegebasketballnation/category/_/name/wooden-watch-2013-14

     
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    I do not look into NCAA BB until much closer to the draft. But it is interesting to read you all's opinions and look them up on the draft sites.
     
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    Aaron craft would be a nice pick up, but I would prefer Kilpatrick if the two were available. Kilpatrick has tools on both end of the floor.
     
  7. Progs

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    C.J. Fair yes for 2nd rd. A long athletic pretty good role player I would take in the 2nd rd. Maybe a James Posey/Robert Horry type who will never be a big time scorer but can be a superb role player for a championship team.
     
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    Watched Kilpatrick play UH today, 28 points 6 assits. Looked like he was playing a little point at times which was nice to see since one of his knocks was his ability to dribble. Morey get er done!
     
  9. Sen89

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    Here are 4 older guys who are undervalued and might be ready to contribute:

    Andre Dawkins | SG | 6'5" 210 | Duke | 22
    - Has the size, picture-esque form and off-ball experience to be a marksman. He's also an underrated athlete. He hasn't produced that much at Duke, but he seems to have a decent shot at being a better pro.

    Lamar Patterson | SG/SF | 6'5" 225 | Pittsburgh | 22
    - Jack of all trades wing who isn't a great athlete, but makes up for it with smarts and muscle. Has a great stroke from deep and is an underrated playmaker.

    Cory Jefferson | PF | 6’10” 220 | Baylor | 22
    - Long PF who checks most of the boxes, with his physical tools, capable offensive skillset and jumper and solid shot-blocking instincts. He isn't a monster on the glass or super physical, but looks the part of a solid rotation big.

    DeAndre Kane | PG | 6’4” 210 | Iowa State | 24
    - Strong physical PG who fills the stat sheet. Impressive athlete with a motor on both ends, and has the size to guard both backcourt spots. His age is a downside, and he's only an average shooter, but he brings too much to the table to ignore.
     
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    ^ Agreed.
     
  11. Joe Joe

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    Fuquan Edwin. It may be a little early to pick him with Knicks 2nd Rd pick. 3 point shooter with a good eye for playing passing lanes.
     
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    Shabazz Napier.

    College senior, seems like a safe bet as a good 6th man in the NBA.
     
  13. CertifiedTroll

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    Maybe, but I don't like to put a lot of confidence into "shooters" that have jacked up shooting form.
     
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    Kind of a ball pounding, chucker. But who isn't in the UCON program these past few years? First Kimba, then Lamb, now Shabazz. But both Kimba and Lamb have turned into descent products. I would love to take Napier in the second round.
     
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    UConn has put out some good prospects lately. Napier is the best player in the NCAA at times, and he has his knocks on him, but the guy is a NBA level talent.
     
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    Just watched Lamar vs' flordia state, he had a really good game 22points and tried to carry his team over the line (ended up losing) I'm thinking he might go in the 1st the way he has been playing, I mean he hit a three with 3 seconds to go to bring the game within 1 possesion which would of been 3 feet behind the nba line
     
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    He could be a first rounder, but there are so many young "prospects" that I imagine this draft will be hell on four year players.
     
  18. The Stig

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    I had the opportunity to watch Russ Smith last night and he was projected to go late first or early second. He destroyed us with his 6-6 3 pt shooting, and pesky defense.

    6'0 guard with great quickness, ability to score, and a very pesky like attitude on defense. He remind of Pat Beverley and he's a senior this year. Small in size and structure, but could he be worth a punt? Makes Lin even more expendable though I'm not promoting any hate.
     
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    Roy Devyn Marble from Iowa. 4 year starter for the Hawkeyes. Great athletic two guard and has a sick stroke from 3 point land. Break driver and slasher. Very underrated player.
     
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    *great
     

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