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Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby jwmann2 » Fri Jun 29, 2012 8:27 pm

To me, he has bust written all over him. Great defensively, but so was Greg Oden. Just doesn't have an NBA body yet and didn't want to take the time to mature into one. Cousins was different when he came out of Kentucky. I really just can't see Davis being dominant against Dwight, Bynum, Bosh, Lamarcus, Amare and Garnett.
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Re: Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby e0y2e3 » Fri Jun 29, 2012 8:28 pm

More idiots, sweet
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Re: Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby motherscratcher » Fri Jun 29, 2012 9:59 pm

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Re: Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby jb » Sat Jun 30, 2012 9:36 am

e0y2e3 wrote:More idiots, sweet



He has few offensive skills yet, Eye. He's no Tim Duncan.

Bust? No. More one diminutional player than is hoped? Possibly. Still the no-brainer 1 overall with a great chance to develop.
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Re: Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby e0y2e3 » Sat Jun 30, 2012 10:31 am

jwmann2 wrote:but so was Greg Oden.
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Re: Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby LakeErieWarriors » Sat Jun 30, 2012 10:55 am

Greg Oden : Anthony Davis :: Jared Sullinger : Demarcus Cousins

No reason for the word 'injuries' in any Anthony Davis conversation, so his name really shouldn't be used in the same sentence as Greg Oden. Davis has a reeeeediculous skillset and amazing hands for somebody so tall. He does lack muscle, but that's pretty damn obvious so I think that problem will be remedied. That being said, will Davis be a flop? All-Star? HOFer? I just don't know yet; time will tell.
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Re: Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby Orenthal » Sat Jun 30, 2012 7:02 pm

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Re: Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby pod2dawg » Sun Jul 01, 2012 10:26 am

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Re: Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby OldDawg » Sun Jul 01, 2012 11:08 am

jwmann2 wrote:To me, he has bust written all over him. Great defensively, but so was Greg Oden.
There is no comparison to AD and Oden. Oden played only post D. Was rather lethargic and out of shape. Played in spurts. Didn't run floor like AD. Didn't have AD's motor. Looked like a 100 year old man already. And, as others have said, AD's skill set is pretty solid. BTW, Oden is a 5, AD is a 4.

jwmann2 wrote:Just doesn't have an NBA body yet
Umm... Kevin Durant didn't/doesn't have an NBA body...

jwmann2 wrote:and didn't want to take the time to mature into one.
What does that mean? Kid was the #1 pick in the draft. You wanted him to wait for his body to mature before he came out?

jwmann2 wrote:Cousins was different when he came out of Kentucky.
Not quite sure what that's supposed to mean.

jwmann2 wrote:I really just can't see Davis being dominant against Dwight, Bynum, Bosh, Lamarcus, Amare and Garnett.
I really just don't think you can see... period.
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Re: Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby FUDU » Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:06 pm

Not to mention Davis has no relation to LeBron.
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Re: Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby swerb » Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:11 pm

Davis is going to be a STUD, end of story. Athleticism and length are off the charts. Could be all-defense as a rookie. Will be a perennial All-Star by his third season at the latest.
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Re: Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby motherscratcher » Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:40 pm

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Re: Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby Bayou Tribe » Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:58 pm

Tim Duncan's freshman year (Wake Forest): 9.8 ppg, 9.6 rpg, 3.8 bpg, 54.9%
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Anthony Davis' freshman year (Kentucky): 14.2 ppg, 10.4 rpg, 4.7 bpg, 62.3%
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He may not bulk up to what Duncan has, but the myth this kid will not grow stronger is silly. He has grown 8 inches in 2 years, his body will catch up and he's going to be outstanding.
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Re: Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby OldDawg » Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:58 am

jwmann2 wrote:To me, he has bust written all over him. Great defensively, but so was Greg Oden. Just doesn't have an NBA body yet and didn't want to take the time to mature into one. Cousins was different when he came out of Kentucky. I really just can't see Davis being dominant against Dwight, Bynum, Bosh, Lamarcus, Amare and Garnett.


OK. Maybe there is potentially, possibly (not probably) one similarity between Oden and AD.
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Re: Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby e0y2e3 » Tue Jul 03, 2012 12:00 pm

Oden had one leg that was literally longer than the other, needed microfracture surgery before playing and had seriously degerative knee conditions.

That is about as similar to rolling and ankle as red is to white in terms of colors.
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Re: Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby peeker643 » Tue Jul 03, 2012 12:15 pm

He's gonna grow. They all grow. His mass hasn't caught up to his growth spurt from 2-3 years ago. I see similar body type as this guy.

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Re: Anthony Davis Pro Predictions?

Unread postby OldDawg » Tue Jul 03, 2012 12:24 pm

e0y2e3 wrote:Oden had one leg that was literally longer than the other, needed microfracture surgery before playing and had seriously degerative knee conditions.

That is about as similar to rolling and ankle as red is to white in terms of colors.

Cmon, eye, I hope you know I was being facetious!

The similarity was an injury between the draft and the season. Just because one injury was career threatening and the other was merely a severe ankle sprain doesn't mean nothing. I just kinda chuckled when I saw the Davis injury and remembered this guy comparing the two as sure busts in the NBA.
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