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LeBron James - Kobe Bryant

Rickey paulding - Ricky Davis

Carmelo Anthony - Jalen Rose

James White - Jason Richardson

Kendrick perkins - Michael Olowokandi

Chris Duhon - Jason Terry

Kirk Hinrich - mike bibby

Luke Ridnour - Steve Nash

Reece Gaines - Gilbert Arenas

Nick Collison - Brad Miller

Emeka Okufor - Kenyon Martin

T.J. Ford - Jamaal tinsley
 

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duhon-terry comparison isnt very good. duhon has much better court vision and is a pass first-shoot second type of player. although both posess great quickness, duhon is a better defensive player and could be heralded as a defensive stopper much as battier was(although he wont be as disruptive as battier was). terry has a better pull up jumper, while duhon has better handle. like i said, bad comparison in my opinion. okafor-martin comparison is another bad one. okafor is a very good athlete, but not near the athlete that martin is. both have good timing, which leads to bunches of blocks, but martin has much better hops. okafor posted much better numbers than martin did in his freshman year and could be a special player if he works on his offense.
 

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try this

LeBron James - Kobe Bryant, T-Mac hybrid

Rickey Paulding - Jerry Stackhouse that can pass

Carmelo Anthony - Lucious Harris

James White - Eddie Robinson minus 3''

Kendrick Perkins - Fat Tim Duncan

Chris Duhon - Chris Childs (5 years ago)

Kirk Hinrich - Sam Cassell

Luke Ridnour - John Stockton with some White Chocolate

Reece Gaines - Jamal Crawford

Nick Collison - Jason Collier at PF

Emeka Okafor (not declaring) - Theo Ratlif

T.J. Ford - Rafer Alston or Omar Cook without the D

Carlos Delfino- Doug Christie + 2''

Mickael Pietrus- Corey Maggette

Florent Pietrus- Bo Outlaw on D, Antwan Jamison on O

Zaur Pachulia- Scot Pollard with a post game

Edu Hernandez- Spanish Elden Campbell

Kresimir Loncar- Vlade Divac without the range

Christos Topoutos- lefty Hedo Turkoglu

Christian Drejer- Wally Sczerbiak without problems

Jackie Butler- Alonzo Mourning

David Harrison- Raef Lafrentz with bulk

Anderson Varejao- Reaf Lafrentz who can initiate contact

Zoran Planinic- Jiri Welsch but more of a PG than SG

Sani Becirovic- Jiri Welsch without the D

Mario Austin- Robert Traylor Tractor

David West- Elton Brand (not as good though)

Jason Kapono- Eric Piatkowski

Marcus Hatten- Jaque Vaughn

Derrick Zimmerman- Earl Watson

Travis Outlaw- Darius Miles

Dwayne Wade- Desmond Mason without the D

Pape Sow- Kurt Thomas with more athleticism

Chris Marcus- a tree trunk or Jerome James at 315

Brian Cook- Rasheed Wallace without the D

Boris Diaw Riffiod- Scottie Pippen

Troy Bell- poor poor man's Jason Terry

Doug Wrenn- Larry Johnson now

Darius Rice- between Darius Miles and Rashard Lewis

Jarvis Hayes- Vince Carter with a better shot and less athleticism

Shagari Alleyne- Bruno Sundov with game

others likely not to declare:

Cedric Bozeman- old school, 6-7 and smooth (specific player??)

Dijon Thomson- Jiri Welsch with bulk

Andre Patterson- Darius Miles lite

Channing Frye- Tyson Chandler, Marcus Camby

Hassan Adams- Desmond Mason with baby fat

Evan Burns- lefty Jamal Mashburn

Marcus Moore- Jerryl Sasser

Tac Minor- Jay Williams

Shavlik Randolph- Mike Dunleavy with bad attitude

Sheldon Williams- Danny Fortson

Rick Rickert- Christian Lattener

Sophocles Schortsianitis- Eddy Curry

Darko Milicic- Kevin Garnett without the D

Kosta Perovic- Arvidas Sabonis (not as good)

Torin Francis- Kenyon Martin

Chris Bosh- Jerome Moiso

Luke Jackson- lefty Larry Bird lite (not as good)

Blagota Sekulic- Nenad Kristic at SF

Mike Sweetney- Robert Traylor Tractor

Romain Sato- Jason Terry

Yotam Halpurn- Latrell Sprewell without the violence

Yaniv Green- Paul Pierce (not as good)

Dehnam Brown- Lucious Harris

Maciej Lampe- Pau Gasol

Marc Gasol- Vlade Divac without the range

more to come.....
 

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Originally posted by Malakian
LeBron James - Kobe Bryant

Rickey paulding - Ricky Davis

Carmelo Anthony - Jalen Rose

James White - Jason Richardson

Kendrick perkins - Michael Olowokandi

Chris Duhon - Jason Terry

Kirk Hinrich - mike bibby

Luke Ridnour - Steve Nash

Reece Gaines - Gilbert Arenas

Nick Collison - Brad Miller

Emeka Okufor - Kenyon Martin

T.J. Ford - Jamaal tinsley
Nick Collison is nothing like Brad Miller, they are totally different. Kirk Hienrich is nothing like Mike Bibby, he is not a big-time scorer like Bibby, but is a far better passer.

T.J. Ford is also alot different from Jamaal Tinsley, he is a better scorer, but does not have as good of ball-handeling skills.

The rest are pretty good, but I think you need to go a little older on alot of them. Hienrich with Stockton, Chris Duhon with Isiah Thomas, etc.

Nice Job though
 

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"Florent Pietrus- Bo Outlaw on D, Antwan Jamison on O"

with that comparison this guy should be one hell of a player.
 

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I know it is tough to compare prospects to current NBA ballers but I think you overrate some players. Since I am a Euro I will begin with the players I know most

Mickael Pietrus-Corey Magette. I actually like the comparison but Pietrus is very inconsistent with his shot (even more than Maggette) and is not as quick and not as athletic.

Florent Pietrus-Bo Outlaw on D Jamison on O. Wow that would make him a sure lotto pick and a hell of a player. Remember Pietrus is a 6-7 PF in Europe, which is way too short for the L for the same spot. I'd compare him to a more athletic version of Michael Curry (Pistons)

Boris Diaw-Scottie Pippen. I think I know where this comparison comes from. Both play D, can pass and crash the board but Diaw is still not the shooter Pippen was. I'd compare him to a better, more athletic version of Bruce Bowen (Spurs)

Anderson Varejao-Raef Lafrentz. Well Varejao is definitely not an outside shooter like LaFrentz is. You won't see him shoot outside the paint very often. On the other hand he seems to be tougher on the boards (especially at the offensive glass). Both have the ability to run the floor.

Some others

Nick Collison-Jason Collier at PF. ??? I actually fell in love with Collison's game during the last NCAA tourney. Good post moves, nice touch, adequate D, tough mentality and consistency is what I saw in him, so I don't know why he would fail in the L (which is what Collier did so far) but I may be wrong.

Carmelo Anthony-Lucious Harris. I've never seen Anthony play but I've read he's gonna be special. What don't you like in him to compare him to Lucious harris?

Just my opinion

Other than that, pretty good job
 

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comparisons are always interesting but thats about it.there are too many off the wall ones here to list them all.i have to ask though.how does wally s. have a bad attitude?second,you must be a tarheel fan if you're dogging shavlik randolph and lastly comparing luke jackson to larry bird may be the most rediculous thing i've ever read.
p.s. carmelo anthony and lucious harris?
 

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Re: try this

Originally posted by TheGoods

Chris Bosh- Jerome Moiso
nahhhhhhh Chris Bosh is too much of a finesse player
 

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what's the point of these comparisons?

It's obvious you guys don't know what you're talking about on at least half the players you listed. Stick to what you know, which isn't this.
 

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sting

I'm just curious about your comparisons and what you said about his. I don't agree with his, but I don't think your comparisons are great either. Kirk Hinrich is actually a very good shooter. I can't help but wonder what it is about his game that makes so many people compare him so Sam Cassell. And I don't like his TJ Ford comparison either, but your reasoning as to why it's wrong isn't much better. Neither one of them are scoring pointguards, both look to pass first. But Tinsley is much bigger. He's a flashy pointguard with a playground feel to his game, while TJ is smaller and quicker. He gets into the lane and dishes it off. Tinsley is much more of a scorer though.

I also agree that he should go older. Comparing players for next year's draft to guys who were rookies last year is just plain stupid. But Hinrich compared to Stockton? It's not even close. Hinrich's bigger and has more of a scoring mentality to his game. Stockton's sole focus is to get the ball to the guy who's going to score.
 

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I didn't compare Hinrich to Stockton, I compared him to Sam Cassell. And as for Boris Diaw-Riffiod he is similar to Scottie Pippen because he plays tough D, he's athletic and he can play point forward. As for the Florent Pietrus comparison, Jamison is an undersized PF who scores mainly in the post and Bo Outlaw energy D and rebounding is exactly how Pietrus plays. Also as for the Collison-Collier comparison, remember Jason Collier was a formidable collegian, and they both are solid glued to the ground players.
 

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I didn't say you compared Hinrich to Stockton

Sting said that.
 

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Re: sting

Originally posted by moTIGS
I'm just curious about your comparisons and what you said about his. I don't agree with his, but I don't think your comparisons are great either. Kirk Hinrich is actually a very good shooter. I can't help but wonder what it is about his game that makes so many people compare him so Sam Cassell. And I don't like his TJ Ford comparison either, but your reasoning as to why it's wrong isn't much better. Neither one of them are scoring pointguards, both look to pass first. But Tinsley is much bigger. He's a flashy pointguard with a playground feel to his game, while TJ is smaller and quicker. He gets into the lane and dishes it off. Tinsley is much more of a scorer though.

I also agree that he should go older. Comparing players for next year's draft to guys who were rookies last year is just plain stupid. But Hinrich compared to Stockton? It's not even close. Hinrich's bigger and has more of a scoring mentality to his game. Stockton's sole focus is to get the ball to the guy who's going to score.
Actually, there has been alot of comparisons between Hienrich and Stockton, Dicky Vitale actually commented on how simalar their game is before, and you can't always withdraw comparisons just because of a small size difference. I really don't think Tinsley is a flashy player, he relies on fundamentals, good passing, the ability to hit open shots, whereas T.J Ford will get quick bursts of speed and a crossover and pull some fancy move out of his pocket.

Man you must really hate Kansas, you should come here, its really not that bad :grinning:
 

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the thing with Hinrich is he doesn't have anywhere near the vision and creativity Stockton has also Hinrich actually is fairly athletic and is not great in a set offense, he thrives in fast-break and transition offense, it was actually funny Kansas on fast-breaks with Bochee,Hinrich,Lankford,Miles would shoot fast-break 3s. Hinrich would be best suited on a team with a SG who handles the ball most of the time, maybe the Knicks if they do move Houston to PG, or Warriors would work with Dunleavy handling a lot.
 

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Originally posted by TheGoods
the thing with Hinrich is he doesn't have anywhere near the vision and creativity Stockton has also Hinrich actually is fairly athletic and is not great in a set offense, he thrives in fast-break and transition offense, it was actually funny Kansas on fast-breaks with Bochee,Hinrich,Lankford,Miles would shoot fast-break 3s. Hinrich would be best suited on a team with a SG who handles the ball most of the time, maybe the Knicks if they do move Houston to PG, or Warriors would work with Dunleavy handling a lot.
Fast break threes? Whatchamatakinabout? lol

I remember the lob passes to Gooden and Collison, or the drives to the basket by Heinrich, the only player i remember really shooting threes on a fast break was Bosch. Man he was such a great shooter, its too bad he wasnt 6'6", he would have thrived :cry:
 

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hey give the short white guys some credit, I expect Bochee will find a Brent Price role on some team with good size. Also people don't realize now but Aaron Miles will be the best NBA player out of those 3 semi-PGs. Miles is a bit undersized but his vision isn't hampered and his bulk and physicallity makes up for the size.
 

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Originally posted by TheGoods
hey give the short white guys some credit, I expect Bochee will find a Brent Price role on some team with good size. Also people don't realize now but Aaron Miles will be the best NBA player out of those 3 semi-PGs. Miles is a bit undersized but his vision isn't hampered and his bulk and physicallity makes up for the size.
I'm definitly givin them credit! lol, Bosch was my favorite player, it was great watching him bomb threes, it was like automatic for him. But I've always been one to think the NBA is obsessed with the size of the point guard. IMO as long as they can pass, shoot, and handle the ball, they can play. Look at Jason Terry and Allen Iverson, they are both extremely shorter than the average shooting guard, but they make up for it with their athletisism and other skills, so why don't they give point guards the chance to?
 

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IMO if Bochee took 30 shots per games he would average 40 points easy. but that will never happen.
 

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If Boschee took 40 shots a game

then the other team would focus on stopping him, which wouldn't really be that hard because he's short and not a great offensive player other than shooting three's, so it wouldn't be that hard to take him out of his game.

I agree that Ford is flashy, but in a different way than Tinsley I guess. Both play at Rucker park from what I've heard, and I know Tinsley grew up in that area. I don't even think he played in highschool, he played on playgrounds his whole life. I didn't really see Ford try to do too many fancy things last year, he was just so quick and did his job efficiently.

Man you must really hate Kansas, you should come here, its really not that bad:grinning:
Um, you mean go to KU? Uh, no thanks. MU should be just fine for me. I mean, I have real career goals, I don't want to take glorified PE classes about the history of KU basketball. MU has the best J school in the midwest, easily, probably even the best in the country. And they have more than one sport, too.
 
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