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Re: Luka Doncic Awareness Thread
« Reply #75 on: April 18, 2017, 06:39:22 PM »

Offline Androslav

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I admit, I haven't watched full UCLA games featuring Lonzo Ball. I saw many game highlights throughout the year and draftexpress scouting videos. He seems like he will go in the 2/4 range. But watching Dončić play, I can't really find any advantage Ball would have over him.
Dončić is younger, has played against superior competition for years, same goes for coaching, has better size (point forward potential), wider frame, seems a bit stronger, has a polished shooting form with great arc, doesn't shy away from contact, hits his free throws and his father was a bball player too, so he has that pedigee. He goes for the rebounds, pushes it up the floor on every oportunity and has the flashiness that lights up the crowd. Both are good, but not elite athletes, that have OK, but not great lenght. They also look like they could play in any system regardless of their teamates, since they are versatile (can drible, pass and shoot).
Some might percieve me biased (he is not my countrymen), but I don't see that one (or any) thing that might put Ball over him. I am realy excited with the small posibility we might get our hands on this kid. If you have seen Dončić play, please tell me, am I missing something?

Re: Luka Doncic Awareness Thread
« Reply #76 on: April 18, 2017, 06:41:00 PM »

Offline mahcus smaht

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I admit I haven't watched full UCLA games featuring Lonzo Ball. I saw many game highlights throughout the year and draftexpress scouting videos. He seems like he will go in the 2/4 range. But watching Dončić play, I can't really find any advantage Ball would have over him.
Dončić is younger, has played against superior competition for years, same goes for coaching, has better size (point forward potential), wider frame, seems a bit stronger, has a polished shooting form with great arc, doesn't shy away from contact, hits his free throws and his father was a bball player too, so he has that pedigee. He goes for the rebounds, pushes it up the floor on every oportunity and has the flashiness that lights up the crowd. Both are good, but not elite athletes that have OK, but not great lenght. They also look like they could play in any system regardless of their teamates, since they are versatile (can drible, pass and shoot).
Some might percieve me biased (he is not my countrymen), but I don't see that one (or any) thing that might put Ball over him. I am realy excited with the small posibility we might get our hands on this kid. If you hace seen Dončić play, please tell mem am I missing something?
Ball is a better athlete to my eyes.

He can really fly in transition, Jeff Green type athleticism.

Also, havent seen enough of either of them to really comment on this but based on reports Ive read, Ball is a more gifted passer.