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Things that are overrated in the NBA.

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by plutoblue11, Aug 19, 2022.

  1. jerryclark

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    rkreborn dumbass said ja morant is the best player in the nba. Dont bother with him
     
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    Employing a psychic to predict games. Also, boring wins.
     
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    Boring wins are awesome. I miss the days.
     
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    This video should be posted in the Cousy thread.
     
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    aren't you the idiot that called westbrook the GOAT? dummy.

    mentioning harden brings out all his baby mommas, don't it?
     
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    Predictable posters are predictable.
     
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    Lol those Bulls teams were not overrated
     
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    Ja morant really just a westbrook clone lol
     
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    Overrated? Hmmm...

    1. Daryl Morey
    2. Steve Kerr as a coach
    3. Doc Rivers as a coach
     
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    Not overrated as an all-time great, and as arguably the best team.

    But, them winning 8 titles in row, yes.

    Them steamrolling every other all-time great team and being unbeatable …yes.

    Them defeating teams with more MVPs and all-stars, easily yes.

    Them beating every contrasting style of offense and defense, possible, but it is very debatable.


    Fans stating that players, like Longley, Kukoc, Kerr, and Harper would dominate their positions, if they played today. Nope.

    Rodman could erase and shutdown any opposing offensive player, past and present with little effort. Give them a hard time, absolutely. But, taking them out of every game. Mmm, not as much as you think. McHale, Olajuwon, Bird, and even Malone had some outstanding games against him, quite a few. I doubt Rodman could’ve guarded someone, like Wilt or Kareem the whole game. He would struggle against a lengthy shooter, like KD and Ingram. While, the guards in the modern game are a little more explosive, speedy with crazy handles, just think of similar or somewhat to AI. Am I saying as good as him, a few are and more that are not. Players, like Trae, Ja, Fox, and even younger Westbrook or Rose would be walking cheat codes. That style of play was not embraced or utilized in those days, like that. It’s one where team defense and rotation with zones are often needed to slow down. I know hand checking can be effective again, it can only do so much against a capable and competent scorer.
     
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    I agree... Daryl Morey.
     
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    Sports prognosticators
    Championships
    Scoring records
    Coaching
    Hot hands
     
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    While I don't think the Bulls team were unbeatable, as they actually didn't even convincingly beat the Jazz in many games.

    They can still be the "best team ever", even if it's only by a small margin. It means that against other all-time greats, they should be able to win in most situations, and can lose in the wrong situation.

    The Bulls is still probably the most well-balanced team ever, they have small ball, have big bodies, have defenders, have shooters, passing, and a goat go-to.

    Moreover, Kukoc was severely under-utiliized, this is admitted by Phil Jackson himself. I firmly believe he has the skillset to be a borderline superstar today, that is if he would maintain that leadership attitude from Europe. (the 90s ball didn't embrace the European style like today, and then he kind of accepted his role-player role under Jordan when he came to the NBA)

    Harper is another guy who sacrificed his game to become primarily a defender. He used to avg 20 pt before joining the Bulls.
     
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    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    Kevin Durant and his availability.
     
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    Athleticism.
    Loyalty.
    American born / based players.
     
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    Patrick Ewings bball skills.
     
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    Two for one with 30 ish seconds on the clock. I would take one good shot over jacking up two bad shots any day of the week.
     
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    The problem with comparisoning Rodman (et al) is that the rules, the interpretations today are massively divergent from The Jordanaire’s time. Rodman may well be the role playing GOAT but he’d need to redefine himself in Silver’s NBA.

    And he might just hav done exactly that.
     

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