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Re: Lonzo Ball Thread (Merged)
« Reply #90 on: February 02, 2017, 07:06:01 AM »

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...not a bad game by Ball last night....But Ball has problems/does not want to drive and and finish going all the way to the basket

At the NBA level when teams play him tighter,  it could cause potential issues

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSQoqEcu5a8
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Re: Lonzo Ball Thread (Merged)
« Reply #91 on: February 07, 2017, 07:20:18 PM »

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...not a bad game by Ball last night....But Ball has problems/does not want to drive and and finish going all the way to the basket

At the NBA level when teams play him tighter,  it could cause potential issues

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSQoqEcu5a8

He looks great to me. Sure would love to see him play with Brown. Seems like fun to play with him.

Re: Lonzo Ball Thread (Merged)
« Reply #92 on: February 07, 2017, 07:28:03 PM »

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I'm with KG. Ball is the man. Will be a leader on a championship team. Don't feel that way about Fultz. He will stuff the stat sheet but won't lead team to championship.

Re: Lonzo Ball Thread (Merged)
« Reply #93 on: February 09, 2017, 01:16:47 AM »

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Just reading this article about Lamelo, his dad looks like a huge **** <- (didnt know that was blocked lol). Like one of those guys in a documentary about those sports crazed parents that force their kids to play sports.

Re: Lonzo Ball Thread (Merged)
« Reply #94 on: February 09, 2017, 11:53:24 PM »

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Lonzo is putting on a SHOW. Heard something in the recent RealGM podcast with Sam Vecenie, and it could not be more true: Lonzo Ball was put on this Earth to play basketball.
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Re: Lonzo Ball Thread (Merged)
« Reply #95 on: February 10, 2017, 01:02:47 AM »

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Lonzo is putting on a SHOW. Heard something in the recent RealGM podcast with Sam Vecenie, and it could not be more true: Lonzo Ball was put on this Earth to play basketball.

He had a quiet first half, but dominated down the stretch.  Even put the ball on the floor and attacked the rim!

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« Reply #96 on: February 10, 2017, 01:06:56 AM »

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Re: Lonzo Ball Thread (Merged)
« Reply #97 on: February 10, 2017, 01:24:00 AM »

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He has the CLUTCH GENE: does Markelle?

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« Reply #98 on: February 10, 2017, 01:33:23 AM »

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He has the CLUTCH GENE: does Markelle?

The thing about Ball is he is a pure point guard and I can't see how it would be possible to play him next to Thomas, where as Fultz is more of a combo...although IMO Ainge will be moving the pick if we get a top 2

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« Reply #99 on: February 10, 2017, 01:37:35 AM »

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He has the CLUTCH GENE: does Markelle?

The thing about Ball is he is a pure point guard and I can't see how it would be possible to play him next to Thomas, where as Fultz is more of a combo...although IMO Ainge will be moving the pick if we get a top 2
both guys are good enough shooters to play off-ball. Plus, Ball is big enough to gaurd twos.
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Re: Lonzo Ball Thread (Merged)
« Reply #100 on: February 10, 2017, 01:44:59 AM »

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He has the CLUTCH GENE: does Markelle?

The thing about Ball is he is a pure point guard and I can't see how it would be possible to play him next to Thomas, where as Fultz is more of a combo...although IMO Ainge will be moving the pick if we get a top 2
both guys are good enough shooters to play off-ball. Plus, Ball is big enough to gaurd twos.

TP..... you took the words right out of my mouth.

When Thomas is paired with Smart, Thomas plays off the ball, and they are very effective together, and Smart takes the 2 on D.

Re: Lonzo Ball Thread (Merged)
« Reply #101 on: February 10, 2017, 07:49:18 AM »

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Just reading this article about Lamelo, his dad looks like a huge **** <- (didnt know that was blocked lol). Like one of those guys in a documentary about those sports crazed parents that force their kids to play sports.

Definitely strikes me as a dad who could be a detriment to his son's success down the line. I view best case scenario for him being like the basketball version of Gronk's dad. Worst case scenario he does the stupid sound bites where he compares his kids to MJ again.
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1.) Markelle Fultz                   1.) Gordon Hayward
2.) Jayson Tatum                   2.) Blake Griffin
3.) Lonzo Ball                           3.) No other realistic options
4.) Josh Jackson                          move the needle much
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Re: Lonzo Ball Thread (Merged)
« Reply #102 on: February 10, 2017, 08:29:58 AM »

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I really like Ball. The thing is he is always playing with a knee pad on his left knee. I mean, you wear these things for a reason. If he were 100% healthy he wouldn't have to use a knee pad.

I made a quick google search about it and the only thing I found was this tweet from 2015

''Knee hurt so much can't sleep😑''

https://twitter.com/zo2_/status/634648290793881600


Has anyone read anything suspicious about his injury history?

Re: Lonzo Ball Thread (Merged)
« Reply #103 on: February 10, 2017, 09:16:47 AM »

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He has the CLUTCH GENE: does Markelle?

The thing about Ball is he is a pure point guard and I can't see how it would be possible to play him next to Thomas, where as Fultz is more of a combo...although IMO Ainge will be moving the pick if we get a top 2
both guys are good enough shooters to play off-ball. Plus, Ball is big enough to gaurd twos.

TP..... you took the words right out of my mouth.

When Thomas is paired with Smart, Thomas plays off the ball, and they are very effective together, and Smart takes the 2 on D.

Ball/Bradley seems like an ideal pairing on paper.  Bradley can guard the smaller,quicker points, which is where he really excels, and provides a shooter on the wing.  Smart is the one guy who might not pair well with Ball.  Ball/Bradley/Brown/Crowder/Horford would be a fun unit.

Re: Lonzo Ball Thread (Merged)
« Reply #104 on: February 10, 2017, 09:23:25 AM »

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I really like Ball. The thing is he is always playing with a knee pad on his left knee. I mean, you wear these things for a reason. If he were 100% healthy he wouldn't have to use a knee pad.

I made a quick google search about it and the only thing I found was this tweet from 2015

''Knee hurt so much can't sleep😑''

https://twitter.com/zo2_/status/634648290793881600


Has anyone read anything suspicious about his injury history?

Well that's scary. Good find.