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Re: Five leading candidates for Rookie of the Year

PostPosted: November 18, 2017, 1:50 pm
by taowave
While I said it's Simmons and everyone else,Kyle Kuzma looks pretty dam good.. Top 5 talent picked at 27..

Re: Five leading candidates for Rookie of the Year

PostPosted: November 18, 2017, 3:18 pm
by spree#8
taowave wrote:While I said it's Simmons and everyone else,Kyle Kuzma looks pretty dam good.. Top 5 talent picked at 27..


Doubtful that he will be a top five player of this draft when all is said and done. Top five among being NBA ready rookies is a fitting description though. A big positive surprise.

Re: Five leading candidates for Rookie of the Year

PostPosted: November 18, 2017, 4:57 pm
by taowave
Spree,hes surprisingly good..Im impressed with Tatum as well. Didnt think he would be so good so fast.Guy is super efficient.

Of course Fultz hasnt showed what he has,but Kuzma is a player

Re: Five leading candidates for Rookie of the Year

PostPosted: November 19, 2017, 10:13 am
by dcapodic
taowave wrote:Spree,hes surprisingly good..Im impressed with Tatum as well. Didnt think he would be so good so fast.Guy is super efficient.

Of course Fultz hasnt showed what he has,but Kuzma is a player


I don't think you can underestimate a fast start and good rookie season. Sports leagues move fast and you can go from a heralded prospect to a journeyman in an eye blink.

I also really like Kuzma and Tatum is exactly what the Celtics needed and hoped for.

Re: Five leading candidates for Rookie of the Year

PostPosted: December 20, 2017, 11:31 pm
by ISIAH_THOMAS
Kuzma 38 'vs rockets. Remeber older players are still good picks nba gms

Re: Five leading candidates for Rookie of the Year

PostPosted: December 28, 2017, 8:06 am
by shakespeare
So, at this point, who's the front runner for ROY: Ben Simmons, still?

Re: Five leading candidates for Rookie of the Year

PostPosted: December 28, 2017, 10:40 pm
by nazrmohamed
I hate that 2nd yr rookie bullshit. You get hurt your first year that's your problem.

Re: Five leading candidates for Rookie of the Year

PostPosted: December 29, 2017, 12:54 pm
by taowave
Kuzma is the real deal.....

Simmons
Kuzma
Mitchell

spree#8 wrote:
Doubtful that he will be a top five player of this draft when all is said and done. Top five among being NBA ready rookies is a fitting description though. A big positive surprise.

Re: Five leading candidates for Rookie of the Year

PostPosted: January 5, 2018, 12:04 pm
by spree#8
spree#8 wrote:
Doubtful that he will be a top five player of this draft when all is said and done. Top five among being NBA ready rookies is a fitting description though. A big positive surprise.
taowave wrote:Kuzma is the real deal.....

Simmons
Kuzma
Mitchell

Way too early. Lots of rookies look good in their first few years and fade out. Those three won't be the top three when all is said and done.

Re: Five leading candidates for Rookie of the Year

PostPosted: January 8, 2018, 3:56 pm
by dcapodic
spree#8 wrote:Way too early. Lots of rookies look good in their first few years and fade out. Those three won't be the top three when all is said and done.


Am I misunderstanding this?!? You, who preaches patience when judging young players (such as Fank N.), saying it may take years to judge are now ready to say this about these 3 players:

Simmons
Kuzma
Mitchell

Can I borrow your crystal ball for the upcoming powerball numbers :)

Re: Five leading candidates for Rookie of the Year

PostPosted: January 8, 2018, 6:58 pm
by spree#8
spree#8 wrote:Way too early. Lots of rookies look good in their first few years and fade out. Those three won't be the top three when all is said and done.

dcapodic wrote:Am I misunderstanding this?!? You, who preaches patience when judging young players (such as Fank N.), saying it may take years to judge are now ready to say this about these 3 players:

Simmons
Kuzma
Mitchell

Can I borrow your crystal ball for the upcoming powerball numbers :)


Not sure. I am saying that we have to be patient to judge the rookies. That's why nobody should assume that Simmons, Kuzma and Mitchell will be the top three when all is said and done. So I am exactly saying what I always said. That's why I say "way too early". And at this stage I would still bet on the higher picks Tatum and Fultz for example to crack the top three.

Re: Five leading candidates for Rookie of the Year

PostPosted: January 9, 2018, 12:21 pm
by taowave
OK,MAYBE Mitchel and Kuzma,but Simmons is the real deal...

Cant comment on Fultz as he hasn't shown up yet,bit if you are right,Philly is going to be scary good..

P.S. I just looked at Tatums numbers...Yikes

How good is Danny Ainge?

Re: Five leading candidates for Rookie of the Year

PostPosted: January 9, 2018, 1:42 pm
by spree#8
taowave wrote:OK,MAYBE Mitchel and Kuzma,but Simmons is the real deal...

Cant comment on Fultz as he hasn't shown up yet,bit if you are right,Philly is going to be scary good..

P.S. I just looked at Tatums numbers...Yikes

How good is Danny Ainge?


Pretty damn good. Agreed on Simmons.