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2018 draft sleepers

Discussion in '2018 NBA Draft' started by Normalus, Mar 2, 2018.

  1. rockets1995

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    Are there any guys in the draft that reminds you of Kyle Kuzma?
     
  2. coachbadlee

    coachbadlee Rookie

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    When do the Rockets pick this draft?
     
  3. ab0_bleedred

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    How can you be thinking about anything but 6PM ON MONDAY......
     
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  4. coachbadlee

    coachbadlee Rookie

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    Because I know how this story ends and it's not good.
     
  5. saleem

    saleem Contributing Member

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    I'm realistic, but hopeful too. The Rockets do have a chance at winning Game 1.
     
  6. BimaThug

    BimaThug Contributing Member

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    46th.
     
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  7. omgTHEpotential

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    Is he abudextrous?
     
  8. Haymitch

    Haymitch Contributing Member

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    Matt Bullard already has the (terrible) amphibious/ambidextrous joke ready and waiting.
     
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  10. asmith8266

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    Malik Newman definitely my favorite second round sleeper.

    Also really like Erick Neal.
     
  11. How Sweet It Is!

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    Sagaba Konate. Not predicted as even being drafted in the mocks. Dude can flat-out ball.

    Not a "sleeper" but these folks pushing Mo Bamba to #9 or lower are truly dumb.
     
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    ipaman Contributing Member

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    If you want a Sr. leader, winner, type player who could become really good under the tutelage of CP3 then I suggest Rox draft Jevon Carter WVU. He should be available with our 2.46 pick.

     
  13. donkeypunch

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    Watching Collin Sexton being interviewed- The guy supposedly has a 4.0 gpa, but damn does he sound retarded when he speaks. Hopefully just nerves, but damn.
     
  14. ball king23

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    you need a good back up point gaurds like a malik newman or devontae graham hamido daillo rawle atkins
     
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    Jaren Jackson isn't exactly a sleeper, but if the Suns draft Ayton or Doncic instead of him at #1, they may lose a lot of sleep over it.

    Same for the Kings if they pass on him at #2.
     
  16. coachbadlee

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    I don' think this will be a good draft. Okay, just not anything special. Even the hype machine doesn't seem as hypey as usual.
     
  17. Fantasma Negro

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    ALIZE JOHNSON

    MISSOURI ST SENIOR PROFILEVIDEOSAWARDS HEIGHT: 6'9" (206 cm) WEIGHT: 206 lbs (93 kg) AGE: 22 POSITION: PF/ SF.
    As a freshman at St. John Neumann High School in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Alize Johnson was a physically underwhelming 5' 9” point guard. By the time his high school days were over, however, Johnson had grown to 6' 4” while turning in a fairly decorated career along the way – winner of Mr. Pennsylvania Basketball in 2014. Despite leading his team to a 30-1 record while averaging 24.1 points, 15.0 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game, Johnson had no Division 1 offers after his senior year, with only a little bit of interest from St. Peter's and St. Francis. Johnson, one of eight siblings and cousin of former Pitt forward Chevon Troutman, ended up at Frank Philips Junior College in the Texas Panhandle area. He turned in two impressive seasons at Phillips, eventually grew to 6' 9”, 206 pounds, and is currently in the midst of a banner season as the statistical leader of a 15-11 Missouri State team, a group he committed to in September of 2015 before any high major offers came pouring in. Thanks largely to his untraditional trajectory, Johnson is one of the more unique players at the mid-major level. Equipped with a high motor, wing-like fluidity at 6' 9”, tremendous rebounding instincts (sixth in the NCAA in rebounds per 40 minutes) at only 206 pounds, a projectable 3-point stroke (40.8 3P%), and the ability to push the ball and find teammates in transition thanks to his early point guard days, the 20-year-old Johnson has emerged as a name to watch as he wraps up his junior season with the Bears. While unique as a 6' 9” combo forward, Johnson still has plenty of things to improve upon, and surely needs another season at Missouri State to clean up some of his inconsistencies. Sporting a very skinny frame and fairly underwhelming length, Johnson is more of a wing physically with the skill set of a perimeter four man. He's extremely right-hand dominant, a bit high with his handle, not overly physical defensively, inconsistent as a decision maker and streaky as a shooter (63.5% from the free throw line). With all of that said, the small-town kid from Williamsport, PA has far exceeded expectations since he arrived at St. John Neumann High School as a scrawny 5' 9” point guard, and a strong finish to 2016-17 along with a stellar senior season should be enough to land him a Portsmouth Invitational Tournament invite, at least giving him a shot to show decision makers why he deserves a shot at the higher levels. - Source: http://www.draftexpress.com/profile/Alize-Johnson-104070/ ©DraftExpress
     
  18. Fantasma Negro

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    LeBron J...err I mean Billy Preston

     
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  19. D-rock

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    Would also add following to your list:

    Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk
    Kostas Antetokounmpo

    Both have ridiculous length, athleticism and upside. Underrated ball handlers and scorers.

    Mykhailiuk can be back up point or wing and Antetokounmpo can back up Capela.
     
  20. Normalus

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    This guy is sooooooooooooooooooooooooooo overrated right now. He belongs in the 2nd French league..and won't even be a star there.
     
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