Exclusive Official 2020 Draft Thread

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  1. Scalma

    Scalma Well-Known Member

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    Barton weighed like 170 pounds pre draft. He’s probably closer to 190 now. CJ has also gotten bigger every year. Neither of those guys are where they were as rookies.

    And Nas is the literal opposite of physically under developed
     
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    Kira Lewis Jr. is a top 5 player in this draft.
     
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    Trying not to overreact to the new Vassell footage...:sad:
     
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    Am I Kevin O'Connor?
     
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    ??? What are you talking about?
     
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    I think there was a clip that came out today where he's altered his shot, looks like he's shooting from well behind his head.
    Found it

     
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    That’s a ugly shooting form. Definitely not the one he was showing during the season. Maybe he’s doing it on purpose so he can play on a playoff team lol
     
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    I'm sure the change is to increase his range--almost all of his threes were toeing the college line last year--you just wish it was done through improving his lower body and core strength and not elongating a form that already had some wasted movement in it.
     
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    looks like he’s been working out with Aminu.
     
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    you’re not the only one. I don’t get the Toppin hype at all. I wouldn’t take him in the lottery, nevermind top 5.
     
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    I still love Pokusevski, and it seems he’s rising up draft boards. If he’s there at 16, please

    https://uproxx.com/dimemag/aleksej-pokusevski-2020-nba-draft-scouting-report/

    The intrigue surrounding Pokusevski has risen to the point where he’s widely viewed as a potential top-20 selection. The prevailing thought right now is that he would rather come to the NBA next season rather than remain overseas, affording him access to better resources and maximizing the chances of his physical improvement. His rail-thin frame is a negative, but international scouts have been optimistic about his unusual skill set as a passer and three-point shooter, though granted he has very limited experience against top competition - Jeremy Woo
     
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    Another project big man? Oh joy. We had such success developing Meyers and Collins, I'm sure we will get it right this time!
     
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    Except he's more a tall 3 or stretch 4 than a center. More like Gallinari or Porzingis.
     
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    The kid got the skills but would definitely have to put on weight. I would look at him at 16 as dark horse.
     
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    #unicornsighting

    maybe jokic"lite" playmaking,lol
     
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    Rastapopoulos Viva Busta!

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    Rastapopoulos Viva Busta!

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    James Wiseman has legs like Anfernee

     
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    :smiley-pat:
     
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    That was brutal to read...
     

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