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Thon Maker (7'1 -- ESPN's #1 Player in the Class of 2016)

Discussion in 'NBA Draft' started by HMMMHMM, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. RightToCensor

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    He should forgo college to play in Australia like Exum did to keep his stock high.
     
  2. Voice of Aus

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    Nah he will play college, he only grew up in aus before moving to America to play in a better level of competition (HS basketball)

    I give it a .01% chance he doesn't play college and a 60% chance he picks to play for aus internationally
     
  3. Voice of Aus

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    thon is gonna play for Australia!!!

    only thing holding him back from being with the boomers atm is his grades at school right now suck.

    my dream team is coming true

    Mills/ delledova
    Exum
    Ben Simmonds (ranked 4th in his draft class on draft express)
    Thon Maker
    Bogut

    :O
     
  4. Wapzoe

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    Solid team considering how poor our league has been and how poor the NBL coverage has been up until a few years ago
     
  5. Voice of Aus

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    basketball here is only going to get bigger and bigger as more and more people have access to the internet or ability to watch the nba.
     
  6. Mkieke

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    VOA: Is he going the Exum route, or simply playing for the Australian National Team this summer/moving forward? They will be exciting to watch!
     
  7. Voice of Aus

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    Nah he isn't allowed to play for the boomers (aus national team) because he grades (currently studying in USA) in school are to poor to qualify to play for aus

    He will more than likely go through the college route playing div 1 college ball and dropping out after 1 year to go play in the nba
     
  8. BigMaloe

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    If his grades suck so badly he should go the d-league route for nba eligibility.
     
  9. luhbron

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    isnt he shooting a lot of jumpers for a guy that could seemingly score at will inside
     
  10. yaodynasty

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    mam that is a damn good aussie team

     
  11. supdudes

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    Somewhere, Ron Artest is jealous of his name.
     
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  13. Horry4theWin

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    Thon Maker helped lead his team to winning the recent 2014 Adidas Nations tournament.

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    Some more recent footage:

    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/kZ_Qn5zU-T0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/yyJuIxcfsvg?list=UUwgZ65HToYHwK7thL9bDVlA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
     
  14. VanityHalfBlack

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    Lamar Odom at 17. not bad, when he reaches his full potential, this kid could be dangerous.
     
  15. J Sizzle

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    He's not like most of these one of a kind freak athletes at a young age in that he's actually extremely skilled. This dude is going to be very good.
     
  16. don grahamleone

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    Nicknamed "Employee Number 132"? Seriously, what's with that number? Also, I'd like to see if he has any power. Otherwise he's a KD type. Not a bad thing, just a thing.
     
  17. tmacfor35

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    Looks like Kevin Garnett.....at worst.
     
  18. JumpMan

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    He has a generic create a player face.
     
  19. FTW Rockets FTW

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    Dude is a 7'1 Magic or LeBron. Sick handles for someone his size.

    Sure fire HOF ;)
     
  20. Liberon

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    If Thon can stay not injured he has a chance to become something very special and entertaining to watch...
     

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