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Picking #2, #23 and #24 who do you...

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by ballgame, Jun 30, 2021.

  1. Bobbythegreat

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    He's like a 6'6 (official height measurement in the G league) Kenneth Faried.
     
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    I doubt Mobley moves past Suggs to #4.
     
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    I like Thor a lot and thought his Indiana interview was great. He's smart and seemed to have a great attitude on what to work on: defense first and the outside shot. I've compared him to Jerami Grant so it was kind of nice to hear him say that's one of his inspirations. He also said he watches KD and Giannis but he'll never get to their level obviously. I think he's one of the more versatile defensive prospects in the draft. 6'10" with a 7'3" wingspan and the lateral quickness to guard 2-4 on the next level. Maybe someday he adds enough weight and strength to be a smallball 5 but I doubt it. Maybe I'm a bit biased because I just want a tall PF on the roster again. Plus his name is Thor, just draft the kid already!
     
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    If he was a dog on defense, like Barnes, he would be the 4th pick.

    Kid is super athletic and long. NBA physique and very good handles.

    But too much potential, not enough production.
     
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    Oh, and not re-sign Olynyk?
     
  7. MaxRider

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    he's like Jamal Crawford
     
  8. MrButtocks

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    IMO, Kuminga and Faried play nothing alike. Faried is an athletic, undersized big that can rebound well and can finish around the hoop if fed. Kuminga looks like a natural 2/3. If Kuminga pans out he'd be like Demar Derozan.
     
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    Hehe , you made me laugh. KO is important. I'm just excited we have 3 first round picks.
    I want to see the young guns shine.
     
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  10. D-rock

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    More athletic Derozan.

    And more defense I hope.

    Would liken him more to a shorter Siakam.
     
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    I've seen that Santi Aldama finally stays in the draft, I'm surprised.

    He's a very smart young man with a winning mentality, he's used to being a high profile player, last FIBA U18 MVP. Would be a very interesting draft & stash pick if we can buy a 2nd round.

    Eventually will be a perennial part of the Spanish national team (like Garuba) where he will be mentored by a generation of winning players with lots of experience and titles. He's destined to be an important part of that team and to play a ton of important games under pressure, with and against elite international players.

    He likely will sign with a european team after this draft. I'm sure he will have a great basketball career, inside or outside the NBA. As a 2nd rounder, I think he deserves the investment if we can get a 2nd round.

    Here you have him playing with Garuba:

     
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    reminds me of Toni Kukoc, he even wears the same number.
     
  15. D-rock

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    Still love this kid, Onu needs more development time but he could be really special at next level.

     
  16. D-rock

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    Aaron Gordon is such a lazy comparison for Jalen Johnson.

    Boris Diaw is a better comp, so is Ben Simmons.

     
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    he also reminds me a bit of antetokounmpo, but thanasis
     
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  18. D-rock

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    LOL

    Made me spit out my food.
     
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    6'11" height 7'8" wingspan
    damn
     
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    +40% from 3 and averaged 4 blocks.
     
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