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PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:22 am    Post subject: Zion Williamson Thread

Just starting this thread up in advance of Zion becoming a Laker in 2026.

The kid is 280 pounds and has the body control of a young Kobe. And with the touch of Kyrie Irving around the rim!
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:23 am    Post subject:

Honestly, before the draft I thought he was Zach Randolph flying but now he looks like a cross between young LeBron and prime Blake Griffin... this kid looks legit
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:57 am    Post subject:

I guess he will have a foot injury soon and miss the rest of the season...
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:04 am    Post subject:

I've been really impressed with his ball-handling. So quick off the dribble for a guy that big.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:15 pm    Post subject:

He looks really good out there. He's a legit superstar franchise player.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:28 pm    Post subject:

I wasnt overly impressed with his 29 point game... a bunch of easy feeders
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:27 pm    Post subject:

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I wasnt overly impressed with his 29 point game... a bunch of easy feeders


Dude, he's impressive. I've never seen a 280 lb dude that could like he's floating in the air. I mean isn't his athleticism and movement responsible for those easy feeders? It's like saying Shaq only dunks, chippies or put-backs. If Elden could do dunks and chippies to the tune of 30 a night, we may not have chased after Shaq. BI ain't the one with the easy feeders because we all know it's a quite a chore for him to manufacture points.

Just think about it, these are the types of gimmies he can get without a polished half court game. Imagine when he does have a polished half court, along with the natural gimmies he gets just due to sheer athleticism.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:34 pm    Post subject:

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I wasnt overly impressed with his 29 point game... a bunch of easy feeders


Dude, he's impressive. I've never seen a 280 lb dude that could like he's floating in the air. I mean isn't his athleticism and movement responsible for those easy feeders? It's like saying Shaq only dunks, chippies or put-backs. If Elden could do dunks and chippies to the tune of 30 a night, we may not have chased after Shaq. BI ain't the one with the easy feeders because we all know it's a quite a chore for him to manufacture points.

Just think about it, these are the types of gimmies he can get without a polished half court game. Imagine when he does have a polished half court, along with the natural gimmies he gets just due to sheer athleticism.

Not to mention that he's a legit passer who can leverage his gravity into high percentage looks for his teammates.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:14 pm    Post subject:

Dude is monster, like I knew he would be
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:23 pm    Post subject:

This dude is ridiculous
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:39 pm    Post subject:

Thicc Jordan
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:43 pm    Post subject:

The defense has been a bit lackluster and something he's got to work on, so he is human. He can't get away with freelancing like he did in college.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:24 pm    Post subject:

Another game, more proof he is a beast
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:25 pm    Post subject:

Man.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:28 pm    Post subject:

Like I’ve said since draft night,... the Pelicans are about be the surprise team of the league. Quickly become my second d favorite team.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:38 pm    Post subject:

He looks like he’s on Fast Forward out there. Just a different speed than the other players.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:29 am    Post subject:

Beast.
This is what a lottery pick worth investing in, tanking for, looks like.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:49 am    Post subject:

Baron Von Humongous wrote:
Thicc Jordan


lol. This, this is him
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:27 am    Post subject:

governator wrote:
Baron Von Humongous wrote:
Thicc Jordan


lol. This, this is him

I imagine this is what it was like watching Jordan hit the league in '84-85. Joe Ingles is out there like Danny Ainge 35 years ago thinking, "Am I playing the right sport?"
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:54 am    Post subject:

Baron Von Humongous wrote:
governator wrote:
Baron Von Humongous wrote:
Thicc Jordan


lol. This, this is him

I imagine this is what it was like watching Jordan hit the league in '84-85. Joe Ingles is out there like Danny Ainge 35 years ago thinking, "Am I playing the right sport?"


https://www.instagram.com/p/B3gArHpgYHJ/?igshid=5upx53e5yhh5

He’s on 1.5x speed.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:42 am    Post subject:

I would imagine him being more like the second coming of Shawn Kemp without the jumpshot.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:13 am    Post subject:

Kobesystem wrote:
I would imagine him being more like the second coming of Shawn Kemp without the jumpshot.


Shawn Kemp was a beast in Seattle but I don't remember people bouncing off of him like they do Zion
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:56 am    Post subject:

audioaxes wrote:
I wasnt overly impressed with his 29 point game... a bunch of easy feeders


That's the point isn't it? He's able to create all of those.

He's legit playing guard-actions and shooting a ridiculous TS% with arguably the best finishing in the paint outside of dunks, in the game.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:50 am    Post subject:

Zion and Favors are going to lay some bruises this season.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:07 pm    Post subject:

governator wrote:
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I would imagine him being more like the second coming of Shawn Kemp without the jumpshot.


Shawn Kemp was a beast in Seattle but I don't remember people bouncing off of him like they do Zion

Kemp was also mostly limited to straight-line drives and spin moves. He was definitely advanced for a big man of his era in his ability to bring the rock up in the open court, but Zion has a guard handle and passing touch/vision Kemp could only dream of.
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