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Re: Tatum fans: Sell me drafting Tatum over Fultz
« Reply #30 on: May 19, 2017, 06:16:16 PM »

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The game today is dominated by two things: 3 point shooting and running the high pick and roll. These are two things that Fultz does better than most current solid NBA point guards. He is an absolute wizard in the pick and roll and he shoots an elite NBA percentage at 18 years old.
To me he's probably the closest prospect to Harden since Harden- even more so than Buddy Hield.
He shoots 40% from three and is better in every aspect of the game than Hield. Just think about that. If Buddy Hield had the dribble drive game and domination in the pick and roll like Derrick Rose or Kyrie Irving in college.
The dream would be a dominant NBA superstar guard ala Harden. Imagine DeMar DeRozan with a jumpshot and even better handles....
his name is Markelle Fultz.

He is a truly complete offensive player with the physical tools to become a complete defensive player too.
Good comp vs Ball

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Re: Tatum fans: Sell me drafting Tatum over Fultz
« Reply #31 on: May 23, 2017, 11:42:10 PM »

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In a game like tonight I think Tatum would have helped more than Fultz. Both can create their own shots (which we needed in the 4th)

But Tatum can also rebound the ball/block shots... A few on Kyrie would have been huge... Cavs had an open lane in the 2nd half. We have zero shot blockers..this team cant move fwd like this next season

Also Tatum could have taken it to Lebron ... for those crucial 5th, 6th fouls

Not saying take Tatum over Fultz this sec... But Tatum defensive abilities due to frame/size adv is a bonus

Tatum block highlight
https://youtu.be/0hQsKw3o4TM

« Last Edit: May 23, 2017, 11:53:47 PM by triboy16f »

Re: Tatum fans: Sell me drafting Tatum over Fultz
« Reply #32 on: May 23, 2017, 11:49:29 PM »

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In a game like tonight I think Tatum would have helped more than Fultz. Both can create their own shots (which we needed in the 4th)

But Tatum can also rebound the ball/block shots... A few on Kyrie would have been huge... Cavs had an open lane in the 2nd half. We have zero shot blockers..this team cant move fwd like next season

Also Tatum could have taken it to Lebron ... for those crucial 5th, 6th fouls

Not saying take Tatum over Fultz tjis sec... But Tatum defensive abilities due to frame/size adv is a bonus

I'm probably wrong, but he looks like the classic Duke tweener, to me - not quick enough to guard small forwards and too small to guard 4s - and given that he was being defended by much slower power forwards during the season, how, well, quick, is he, really?

Re: Tatum fans: Sell me drafting Tatum over Fultz
« Reply #33 on: May 23, 2017, 11:57:48 PM »

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In a game like tonight I think Tatum would have helped more than Fultz. Both can create their own shots (which we needed in the 4th)

But Tatum can also rebound the ball/block shots... A few on Kyrie would have been huge... Cavs had an open lane in the 2nd half. We have zero shot blockers..this team cant move fwd like next season

Also Tatum could have taken it to Lebron ... for those crucial 5th, 6th fouls

Not saying take Tatum over Fultz tjis sec... But Tatum defensive abilities due to frame/size adv is a bonus

I'm probably wrong, but he looks like the classic Duke tweener, to me - not quick enough to guard small forwards and too small to guard 4s - and given that he was being defended by much slower power forwards during the season, how, well, quick, is he, really?

Doesnt this just mean he is a fit under cbs system  ;D

His body still hasnt filled out/refined.. he could become quicker/more explosive

He didnt get measured at the combine but could have grown a little.  Could now be 6'9. Looks like has a longer wingspan than 6'11. Maybe 7'0, 7'1

Re: Tatum fans: Sell me drafting Tatum over Fultz
« Reply #34 on: May 24, 2017, 12:10:48 AM »

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In a game like tonight I think Tatum would have helped more than Fultz. Both can create their own shots (which we needed in the 4th)

But Tatum can also rebound the ball/block shots... A few on Kyrie would have been huge... Cavs had an open lane in the 2nd half. We have zero shot blockers..this team cant move fwd like next season

Also Tatum could have taken it to Lebron ... for those crucial 5th, 6th fouls

Not saying take Tatum over Fultz tjis sec... But Tatum defensive abilities due to frame/size adv is a bonus

I'm probably wrong, but he looks like the classic Duke tweener, to me - not quick enough to guard small forwards and too small to guard 4s - and given that he was being defended by much slower power forwards during the season, how, well, quick, is he, really?

Doesnt this just mean he is a fit under cbs system  ;D

His body still hasnt filled out/refined.. he could become quicker/more explosive

He didnt get measured at the combine but could have grown a little.  Could now be 6'9. Looks like has a longer wingspan than 6'11. Maybe 7'0, 7'1

True ;D, TP.

Re: Tatum fans: Sell me drafting Tatum over Fultz
« Reply #35 on: May 24, 2017, 03:09:04 PM »

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In a game like tonight I think Tatum would have helped more than Fultz. Both can create their own shots (which we needed in the 4th)

But Tatum can also rebound the ball/block shots... A few on Kyrie would have been huge... Cavs had an open lane in the 2nd half. We have zero shot blockers..this team cant move fwd like this next season

Also Tatum could have taken it to Lebron ... for those crucial 5th, 6th fouls

Not saying take Tatum over Fultz this sec... But Tatum defensive abilities due to frame/size adv is a bonus

Tatum block highlight
https://youtu.be/0hQsKw3o4TM

College stats:

Tatum Blk 1.1 Stl 1.3 RB 7.3
Fultz Blk 1.2  Stl 1.6 RB 5.7

Re: Tatum fans: Sell me drafting Tatum over Fultz
« Reply #36 on: May 24, 2017, 03:34:00 PM »

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In a game like tonight I think Tatum would have helped more than Fultz. Both can create their own shots (which we needed in the 4th)

But Tatum can also rebound the ball/block shots... A few on Kyrie would have been huge... Cavs had an open lane in the 2nd half. We have zero shot blockers..this team cant move fwd like this next season

Also Tatum could have taken it to Lebron ... for those crucial 5th, 6th fouls

Not saying take Tatum over Fultz this sec... But Tatum defensive abilities due to frame/size adv is a bonus

Tatum block highlight
https://youtu.be/0hQsKw3o4TM
Tatum isnt a shot blocker...

The italicized is a decent point, but Brown should be able to do the same thing in a few years.

Also, I think Lebron would have had to murder someone to get the 5th foul before the 4th quarter and he was gonna have to do something real egregious to foul out.

Re: Tatum fans: Sell me drafting Tatum over Fultz
« Reply #37 on: May 24, 2017, 08:01:47 PM »

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In a game like tonight I think Tatum would have helped more than Fultz. Both can create their own shots (which we needed in the 4th)

But Tatum can also rebound the ball/block shots... A few on Kyrie would have been huge... Cavs had an open lane in the 2nd half. We have zero shot blockers..this team cant move fwd like this next season

Also Tatum could have taken it to Lebron ... for those crucial 5th, 6th fouls

Not saying take Tatum over Fultz this sec... But Tatum defensive abilities due to frame/size adv is a bonus

Tatum block highlight
https://youtu.be/0hQsKw3o4TM
Tatum isnt a shot blocker...

The italicized is a decent point, but Brown should be able to do the same thing in a few years.

Also, I think Lebron would have had to murder someone to get the 5th foul before the 4th quarter and he was gonna have to do something real egregious to foul out.

I think LeBron could've killed someone, either Kelly or Marcus, and not even gotten a foul called. After all it was a CAVS home game.
« Last Edit: May 24, 2017, 08:11:42 PM by liam »

Re: Tatum fans: Sell me drafting Tatum over Fultz
« Reply #38 on: May 24, 2017, 08:13:21 PM »

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In a game like tonight I think Tatum would have helped more than Fultz. Both can create their own shots (which we needed in the 4th)

But Tatum can also rebound the ball/block shots... A few on Kyrie would have been huge... Cavs had an open lane in the 2nd half. We have zero shot blockers..this team cant move fwd like this next season

Also Tatum could have taken it to Lebron ... for those crucial 5th, 6th fouls

Not saying take Tatum over Fultz this sec... But Tatum defensive abilities due to frame/size adv is a bonus

Tatum block highlight
https://youtu.be/0hQsKw3o4TM

College stats:

Tatum Blk 1.1 Stl 1.3 RB 7.3
Fultz Blk 1.2  Stl 1.6 RB 5.7

That's hilarious. TP!
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Re: Tatum fans: Sell me drafting Tatum over Fultz
« Reply #39 on: May 24, 2017, 08:20:45 PM »

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In a game like tonight I think Tatum would have helped more than Fultz. Both can create their own shots (which we needed in the 4th)

But Tatum can also rebound the ball/block shots... A few on Kyrie would have been huge... Cavs had an open lane in the 2nd half. We have zero shot blockers..this team cant move fwd like this next season

Also Tatum could have taken it to Lebron ... for those crucial 5th, 6th fouls

Not saying take Tatum over Fultz this sec... But Tatum defensive abilities due to frame/size adv is a bonus

Tatum block highlight
https://youtu.be/0hQsKw3o4TM

College stats:

Tatum Blk 1.1 Stl 1.3 RB 7.3
Fultz Blk 1.2  Stl 1.6 RB 5.7

That's hilarious. TP!

Yeah, Fultz is the same at Blocks and steals and only behind by a rebound and a half. I didn't include points and assists where Fultz was clearly better. You can't use stats to say another college player is better than Fultz. His stats are stellar!

Re: Tatum fans: Sell me drafting Tatum over Fultz
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Has summer league sold you lol