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    Worst escenario of rookies (LETS PLAY)

    A lot of people says the 2009 draft class would be one of the weakest in several years before the draft begins (i dont think so) well lets imagine first round picks in his worst scenarios (PLAYER COMPARISION based in game style, body similarities or ncaa career). choose one.

    blake griffin -
    hasheem thabeet -
    james harden -
    tyreke evans -
    ricky rubio -
    jonny flynn -
    stephen curry -
    jordan hill -
    demar derozan -
    brandon jennings -
    terrence williams -
    gerald henderson -
    tyler hansbrough -
    earl clark -
    austin daye -
    james johnson -
    jrue holiday -
    ty lawson - mateen cleaves
    jeff teague -
    eric maynor -
    darren collison -
    victor claver -
    omri casspi -
    bj mullens -
    rodrigue beaubois -
    taj gibson -
    demarre carroll -
    wayne ellington -
    toney douglas -
    christian eyenga -
    Last edited by zamudio_jorge; 08-17-2009 at 10:43 PM.

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    Austin Daye will be Like Tayshaun Prince

    btw what are you looking for the NBA equal?


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    Quote Originally Posted by zamudio_jorge View Post
    Everybody says the 2009 draft would be one of the weakest draft in several years (i dont think so) well lets imagine first round picks in his worst escenarios bust,role players etc (based in similarities body or ncaa career). choose one.

    blake griffin - David Lee
    hasheem thabeet - Saer Sene
    james harden - Deshawn Stevenson
    tyreke evans - Joey Graham
    ricky rubio - Sergio Rodriguez
    jonny flynn - TJ Ford/Nate Robinson/Speedy Claxton
    stephen curry - Sebastian Telfair/Luther Head
    jordan hill - Sean Williams
    demar derozan - Stephen Graham/Joey Graham/Jamario Moon
    brandon jennings - Marcus Williams
    terrence williams - Corey Brewer/Yakhouba Diawara
    gerald henderson - Anthony Parker
    tyler hansbrough - Reggie Evans
    earl clark - Tim Thomas
    austin daye - Vlad Radmanovic
    james johnson - Shawne Williams
    jrue holiday - Royal Ivey
    ty lawson - Barrea
    jeff teague - Claxton/Kyle Lowry
    eric maynor - Gabe Pruit
    darren collison - Kevin Ollie
    victor claver - x
    omri casspi - x
    bj mullens - Robert Swift
    rodrigue beaubois - Marcus Banks
    taj gibson - Brian Skinner
    demarre carroll - Cedric Simmons
    wayne ellington - Mario West
    toney douglas - Marcus Banks
    christian eyenga - x
    Went all out

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    Quote Originally Posted by b_rad23 View Post
    Went all out
    wow you think its going to be that bad?


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    Quote Originally Posted by DetroitRipCity View Post
    wow you think its going to be that bad?
    He did the absolute worst worst case scenario for all of the players.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sox Appeal View Post
    He did the absolute worst worst case scenario for all of the players.
    ah ok i get it now for some reason i couldnt get past
    escenarios


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    blake griffin - career ending injury, another Clippers bust, will be the reason of Dunleavy getting fired and team relocation to Seattle
    hasheem thabeet - great defensive player, will be a double double beast.
    james harden - good player, will improve a lot
    tyreke evans - will be a force in NBA for years to come.
    ricky rubio - slow start but will catch up and potentially become the next Jason Kidd
    jonny flynn - Starter
    stephen curry - Starter, future 3 point contest champion
    jordan hill - next Shaq like figure, starter
    demar derozan - starter
    brandon jennings - Starter, All Star
    terrence williams - good role player
    gerald henderson - role
    tyler hansbrough - Future All Star, Starter
    earl clark - Future All Star, 6th Man
    austin daye - bust
    james johnson - bust
    jrue holiday - role
    ty lawson - starter
    mateen cleaves: bust
    jeff teague - role
    eric maynor - role
    darren collison - role
    victor claver - role
    omri casspi - role
    bj mullens - role
    rodrigue beaubois - Starter, future All Star appearance
    taj gibson - Starter
    demarre carroll - bust
    wayne ellington - bust
    toney douglas -bust
    christian eyenga - bust

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    its just a game imagine a player in his worst escenario not necesarily a bust, griffin - lee for example lee is good double doubles leader in nba but people expects much more of griffin.

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    my example was lawson - cleaves both pg, both coming to the nba after win ncaa finals, similar body etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zamudio_jorge View Post
    its just a game imagine a player in his worst escenario not necesarily a bust, griffin - lee for example lee is good double doubles leader in nba but people expects much more of griffin.
    I don't really care about spelling, but you gotta spell scenario right. That could be why some people are confused.

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    ty for the advice i check the spelling next time.

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    Wouldn't the worst case scenario for all of these players be that they turn out to be busts?

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    Blake Griffin- A.Stodmire
    Hasheem Thabeet- U.Haslem
    James Harden- K.Martin(Not So Great Like Him But No Oderated Like Him)
    Tyreke Evans- D.Wade(Without The Leadership)
    Ricky Rubio- R.Rondo
    Jonny Flynn- N.Robinson/ Tj Ford
    Stephen Curry- S.Nash( Without The Passing )
    Jordan Hill- B.Wallace( In His Prime )
    Demar Derozan- V.Carter
    Brandon Jennings-D.Steveson( With Attidute But Betta Scorer )
    Terrence Williams - B.Simmons
    Gerald Henderson - R.Bell
    Tyler Hansbrough - J.Smith ( Without Injurys )
    Earl Clark - Bust
    Austin Daye - T.Prince
    James Johnson- J.Solams
    Jrue Holiday - L.Williams
    Ty Lawson - J.Kidd
    Jeff Teague - A.Brooks
    Eric Maynor - R.Brewer
    Darren Collison - R.Butler
    Victor Claver - Bust
    Omri Casspi - Bust
    Bj Mullens - R.Swift( But Betta )
    Rodrigue Beaubois - J.J Bera
    Taj Gibson - Bust
    Demarre Carroll - D.Miles( Without Problems )
    Wayne Ellington - D.Cook
    Toney Douglas - C.Duhon
    Christian Eyenga - Bust
    Last edited by slaker619; 08-17-2009 at 10:37 PM. Reason: Names
    Be $wavy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sox Appeal View Post
    Wouldn't the worst case scenario for all of these players be that they turn out to be busts?
    Yeah, but I think the point is to think of a player comparison. For example, instead of saying Thabeet will be a bust, he will be Saer Sene.

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