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

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by Clutch, Feb 13, 2020.

  1. rockbox

    rockbox Around before clutchcity.com

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    BTW, having 5 Wilts would mean about 100K women.
     
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  2. CCity Zero

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    I'd probably have to go lebron/magic but (for all the stated reasons in the thread all-around/incredible passing - especially Magic etc etc)... But If they had to face up against 5 Jordans or 5 Hakeems though... I think it'd get really interesting. Because Jordan/Hakeem had this swagger that you can't train. Obviously Magic had it too, and that Cleveland series James showed it, but I think Jordans competitive nature ie even wanting to beat his own teammates at everything, I think could allow him to win.

    The reason I'm thinking of Hakeem though is because of his quickness, insane defense, and that even Jordan put him on his top 5. Hakeem could shoot and if he wanted could easily have developed a 3 point shot in today's game, he also could absolutely handle the ball and passed exceptionally well. I mean look at his overall court awareness, footwork like a guard, and ability to setup teammates. I mean no one could guard him and he plays on both ends... I'm actually thinking Hakeem now. I know people are thinking he couldn't keep up, and dribbling up the court... But I think the other team would be more concerned on stopping him, since on the defensive end it's guaranteed they'd have to work ridiculously hard to score. Think about that, 5 copies of one of the best two-way players to play the game.

    Anyway, the real question is.. what rules are Going to be applied? Let the guys play (80s-90s rules) or this new stuff... If it's the new stuff probably Jordan then, I mean he drew fouls during the hard foul Era and in this new ticky tack foul system has really changed things, especially no hand checking allowing the offense to be different. I mean a team like the Bad Boys would all be permanently suspended in today's game... I'm not asking to have guys get broken, and legitimate fouls should be called, but some of this stuff where it's sorry contact wouldn't make this fun.

    On a side note, and off topic, Harden/lebron would definitely be able to play in the Bad Boy Era (so this wasn't some jab), I mean the guys take hard hits sometimes, and don't get the calls. I just meant a player like Curry/Durant if they were selected and the hard fouls could be allowed probably wouldn't make it a whole game.
     
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  3. RedRedemption

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    LeBron.
    Giannis.
    Hakeem.
    PJ Tucker.
    Jeremy Lin.

    EDIT: I just realized Clutch mentioned playing against traditional lineups. So while I was hesitant that 5-smaller than 6'8~ dudes would ever work against 5 HOF big men lineups...

    Add MJ and Kobe to the mix with that in mind.
     
  4. macan

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    5 MJs ezpz
     
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  5. TimDuncanDonaut

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    Five Hakeem or five magic.

    If less about winning but more of an experiment, five Danny Grangers or five Rip Hamiltons in their prime. Two way players. With speed and motor. Can drive, can mid range game, can shoot more three's if grew up today's eras.
     
  6. PuzzledFan

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    I think five Dr. J's might have a shot
     
  7. jcage

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    If you don't like the question or the thread all you have to is pass it up.
     
  8. BamBam

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    I'll take 5 Jackie Moons, please!

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  9. Reeko

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    5 ol’ Brons

    Who gon stop me?
     
  10. Easy

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    And you need to specify who's gonna officiate the game. :D
     
  11. AleksandarN

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  12. sushimaster

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    I'm go with
    5 Robert Horry's and have them all shoot 3 pointers bc 3 pointers is better than 2.
    They will all win 7 championships each, 5 x 7 = 35 rings.
     
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  13. mike2k132

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    easy 5 lebrons.....u know the most Versatile player in NBA history
     
  14. BigDog63

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    5 Wilts.

    Game over.
     
  15. BigDog63

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    Wilt led the league in scoring, rebounding, assists, and most likely blocks...what makes LeBron more versatile?
     
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    Neither is better than 5 Wilts.
     
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  17. mike2k132

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    ahhh he can dribble
     
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  18. sushimaster

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    5 Rogers Nelson

     
  19. peleincubus

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    5 Chuck Hayes

    unlimited lives and not game over
     
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    Gotta re-re-read Clutch’s post including thread title. Those are 5 different players and Jeremy Lin? Trolling?
     

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