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    One All-Star, One Superstar, One Role Player

    Towns, Russell, Okafor. Predict how these guys end up, three options: all-star, superstar and role player. You can only use each once.

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    Oakfor- Allstar
    Towns-Superstar
    Russell-Role player

    Really tough because I do love Russell and think he could easily be an Allstar too
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    Superstar - Towns
    All Star - Russell
    Role Player - Okafor

    pretty simple

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    Towns - Superstar
    Russell - All-star
    Okafor - All-star

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrblisterdundee View Post
    Towns - Superstar
    Russell - All-star
    Okafor - All-star
    Follow the rules. You guys know that just because their top 3 picks doesn't mean they'll all be great. Its very likely one of them develops into a role player.

    2013 draft: Bennett, Oladipo, Porter.
    2012 draft: Davis, MKG, Beal.
    2011 draft: Kyrie, Derrick Williams, Kanter
    2010 draft: Wall, Turner, Favors.

    Theirs at least one role player in each of those groups.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5ass View Post
    Follow the rules. You guys know that just because their top 3 picks doesn't mean they'll all be great. Its very likely one of them develops into a role player.

    2013 draft: Bennett, Oladipo, Porter.
    2012 draft: Davis, MKG, Beal.
    2011 draft: Kyrie, Derrick Williams, Kanter
    2010 draft: Wall, Turner, Favors.

    Theirs at least one role player in each of those groups.
    This history shows the guards generally being the better player/ star and the bigs floundering/ role player, except Davis. And that's usually true of high picked guards vs high picked bigs.

    But in this draft I'd say
    Okafor:superstar
    Russell: all star
    Towns: role player

    Don't realistically see a SUPERSTAR amongst them though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jerellh528 View Post
    This history shows the guards generally being the better player/ star and the bigs floundering/ role player, except Davis. And that's usually true of high picked guards vs high picked bigs.

    But in this draft I'd say
    Okafor:superstar
    Russell: all star
    Towns: role player

    Don't realistically see a SUPERSTAR amongst them though.
    Yeah I said before the draft that I don't think any of them becomes a superstar. I think Towns has the best chance of becoming a superstar, but also equal chance at becoming a very solid role player. For me its,
    Towns: superstar
    Okafor: all star
    Russell: role player.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5ass View Post
    Yeah I said before the draft that I don't think any of them becomes a superstar. I think Towns has the best chance of becoming a superstar, but also equal chance at becoming a very solid role player. For me its,
    Towns: superstar
    Okafor: all star
    Russell: role player.
    Kind of how I see it as well but honestly I am not very low on any of these guys. Towns has the most potential but may be the farthest from reaching it atm. I really like Towns skill set so even if he is just really good and not a superstar it would still be great since he does (has potential to do) a lot of things you want from a big in today's game (Passing, stretch the floor, paint protector).

    Okafor has elite post skills already but is a bit questionable on the defensive end. I think he has superstar potential if he can get a solid mid range and improve defensively.

    Russell is a guard who appears to be a great playmaker and shooter without much defense. With the way guards are taking over the league I can see why people have high hopes for him. I didn't watch quite as much of him as the other two so he is hardest for me to judge.

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    One All-Star, One Superstar, One Role Player

    This is gonna sound really harsh, but I'm not convinced Towns is going to be a plus player in this league. He just seems kind of awkward.

    I would go

    Oak - superstar
    Russell - star
    Towns - role
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    Tough one. Towns and Russell have the advantage of being mentored by two of the most mentally tough competitors we've ever seen. That can go really great or really bad depending on how they are built. Russell seems a bit more rough around the edges whereas I see a lot of goofball in Towns...just my observation.

    Russell= Superstar ( feast or famine type of superstar)
    Okafor= Allstar (very consistent allstar)
    Towns= role player ( with superstar flashes)

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    Okafor-All Star
    Russel-role player
    Towns-role player

    I don't see a super star player amongst them.

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    Superstar: Jahlil Okafor. To me, it depends on his defense. He already has a great NBA-ready offensive game and an NBA body. If he improves defensively to even a top-10 level big guy, he's a clear superstar.

    All Star: D'Angelo Russell. Ultra-talented, but getting thrown right into the fire with the point guard-heavy West. He'll sink or swim right away while carrying the Lakers, and I think he'll develop into a very good NBA PG.

    Role Player: Karl-Anthony Towns. I mean, he stood out enough among college players to be the number 1 pick because he was viewed as the surest bet. He was more complete than Okafor. That being said, there's nothing about Towns that makes you say "he does that better than current NBA pros!" like Okafor's offensive game. Complete player right out of college. Could contribute right away. But there's just nothing about him right now that you see as can't-miss. He'll be a good player on a good, young team, though.

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    I'd go towns, Russell and okafor. Like a few of you have said, not sure there's a true superstar in the group. I think towns will be the best player, but I think his game may be the type of game that's consistently overlooked. I think he can be a plus defender and rebounder who can be an efficient price of the offense. While that's a very good price to have, I think other guys will always be looked at more highly by the general fan because towns raw numbers may not be elite.

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    I was hoping we were building a team from one all-star, one superstar, and one role-player. I'll pick Klay Thompson, Steph Curry, and Draymond Green.

    Towns could be a superstar with what he's already done and as young as he is.
    Okafor is already one of the best post scorers in the NBA.
    Russell has shown very little so far in the NBA but the situation he's in is not the best for him.

    If I have to I'd put Russell last, based on the refinement of skills currently in place I'd have to put Okafor as the superstar ... but it could be Towns in a season or 2.

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