Lonzo Ball: Bust or Baller?

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  1. Bay Area

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    He needs to develop some D and fix his shot. Once he does this, I think he will be a really good PG.

    Predictions?

     
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    All hype. His dad and the LA marketing machine have cast a shadow he can't possibly fill.
     
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    Not sure how his goofy shooting mechanics will work with NBA defenders guarding him, but seems to have godly court vision for a teenager, and come soff as the polar opposite of his dad. Not sure if that's good or bad in a league dominated by ultra competitive alphas (minus curry)
     
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    Will be one of the GOATs
     
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    What flaws do you see in his game? Can you expand?

    He's got the handles, court vision, sees passing lanes, unselfish, quickness.
     
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    He seems to be able to get his shot off without issue using his step back
     
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    its the preseason.
     
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    defense, free throws, mechanics, ect. basically (and i hate parroting the talking heads, but...) his ceiling is Jason kidd without the D. isn't a natural shooter, isnt overly athletic, but has phenomenal vision, passing, and even without the speed of other PG's still can run the fast break. his outlet passes are a thing of beauty.
     
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    No he cant expand cause that can doesn't even watch basketball

    Lonzo is a future GOAT
     
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    His ceiling is a HOF player?

    Awesome
     
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    Lakes cursed the Queens for the rest of history. fans still having night sweats for this:

     
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    Kidd without the D he said.




    So yeah....
     
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    Absolutely. Unfortunately that ceiling is likely never to be reached, but he has the tools to be a poor man's j kidd with even better passing. (Even if that still makes him a poor man's JKidd)
     
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    While defense is overvalued at the PG position it still plays a huge role in the other teams execution. Lonzos biggest hindrance at this point is his jump shot and FT %. 15 years ago he could be elite with his skill set but the game has evolved. Jason Kidd is Rubio in today's game of perimeter scoring and defending the half court.
     
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    Oh tell us more
     
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    pretty sure i gave you some solid takes bro, you good with that?
     
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    I was wondering more about his leadership

    Got any hot takes?
     

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