Welcome to Portland, Dalano Banton

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    Dalano Banton
    Pronunciation: \duh-LAH-no BAN-ten\

    Dalano Banton Twitter: DALANOBANTON ▪ Instagram: _dubberdon

    Position: Point Guard ▪ Shoots: Right

    6-9, 204lb (206cm, 92kg)

    Born: November 7, 1999 (Age: 24-093d) in Toronto, Ontario ca

    College: Nebraska

    High Schools: MacDuffie School in Granby, Massachusetts, Redemption Christian Academy in Northfield, Massachusetts

    Draft: Toronto Raptors, 2nd round (16th pick, 46th overall), 2021 NBA Draft

    NBA Debut: October 20, 2021

    Experience: 2 years



    6-9 Point Guard????
     
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    GrandpaBlaze Predictions Game Master

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    Well there are so many complaints here about a short guard rotation that Joe decided to address that constant complaint.
     
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    My thoughts exactly. I saw that he was a combo guard and went straight to highlight videos. Off the bat I noticed he wasn’t 6’4 or shorter which prompted me to see how tall he actually was. He’s essentially the poor man’s Ben Simmons.
     
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    GrandpaBlaze Predictions Game Master

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    Considering the pick is top 55 protected, I'd say he is a VERY poor man's Ben Simmons. And that isn't exactly a high bar anymore.
     
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    Funny I initially typed “VERY” as well but deleted it because of the player Ben is today.
     
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    BBert Weasels Ripped My Flesh

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    He increases the average height of our point guards. So there's that.
     
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    Haven’t seen too much of him. I’ll say, I’m way more excited about him than I was about Cam Reddish or Kevin Knox.
     
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    I bet he is waived is less the 30 days to sign someone who was waived today / or in the coming days ....
     
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    What’s a Dalano Banton?
     
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    Fez Hammersticks スーパーバッド Zero Cool

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    What?
     
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    Why’s a Dalano Banton?
     
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    Cugel The epitome of mediocrity

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    He’s a name on a waiver form
     
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    Swish! It's one in the hoop for the Blazers.
     
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    Man, the Remix are going to be amazing!
     
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    Just a hunch, but this move smells like a Mike Schmitz deal. My guess would be that he sees something in this kid and he's worth a flier to see if he can make the leap.
     
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    How's a Dalano Banton?
     
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    Put him in Coach. Let's watch Dalano rack up a double double vs. Pistons tonight.
     
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