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NBAdraft.net compared these guys to Eddy and Tyson when they first declared for the draft

eddy: NBA Comparison: Shaquille O'Neal

Strengths: Has more strength and polish than Shaq at the same age. The only thing that can stop Eddy Curry from becoming the next dominant force in the NBA is Eddy Curry. Has off the charts strength. athleticism is very good for a player his size. Has learned to score despite constant double and triple teams. Has a nifty turn around, can even knock down the occaisional 18 footer. Unlike Shaq and Wilt, does not have the achilles freethrow curse.

Weaknesses: Weight has become a concern. Consistency. Has had his ups and downs over the course of his senior season. In a much hyped matchup with Tyson Chandler, Curry left the 30+ scouts who came to see the matchup scratching their heads. Must continue to "want it" and develop to ever become the player that Shaq is.


Tyson: NBA Comparison: Rasheed Wallace

Strengths: 7 footers with his athleticism come around every 10-20 years. Has good desire, and intelligence. Good shot blocker. Has good passing ability. Can shoot the ball well, and runs the floor like a deer. Has a chance to be a special special player in a few years.

Weaknesses: Strength, maturity. Will never have the strength of a Shaq or Eddy Curry. Initially, at just 225 pounds and an underdeveloped body, he will be forced to play away from the basket. Wants to be like Kevin Garnett and play on the perimeter, but has very underdeveloped ball skills. Doesn't always display maximum effort. A jump straight to the pros looks likely, his body and mind are not ready for a 40 game season much less an 82 game one.






Here are there stats from there best season in High School

eddy(Junior):99-00 Thornwood -- ---- ---- ---- --- 4.8 11.2 --- 24.6


Tyson(Senior): 00-01 Dominguez 32 --- ---- --- --- 7.0 13.0 --- 26.0

So in all do you think that they can reach or even surpass these comparisons?
 

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Think Curry can.

As for Tyson, if he and Curry play together for years, I do not see him scoring 26 a game with us. Rebounding # can be reached.
 

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I think the Tyson comparison is a little off becuase tyson is a defensive player and Rasheed is a Offensive player in most every sense of the word. But Eddy does have better touch than Shaq will ever have and has amazing strength for his age. Tyson MUST get stronger or he will never last a whole season. Eddy needs to get in a little better shape I honestly think by this time next season he will break out he is so close already.

Give them one more offseason we have waited six years for a winning team whats one more huh?
 
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