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Re: Cooper Flagg
« Reply #60 on: August 03, 2023, 02:25:29 PM »

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Cooper Flagg shut down the Bradley Beal trash talking rumor.  Too bad.  Let the legend grow.

https://twitter.com/kflagg11/status/1686839479758110722


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Re: Cooper Flagg
« Reply #61 on: August 03, 2023, 02:36:21 PM »

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Dang, his shooting was sick early in his career!  He played 84 games as  a PF in 74-75, 32 MPG, 14.8 PPG, and shot 60%.

That is because he shot close to the bucket more oft than not.

yes, which is why I stated he was a pure 4 like Mchale.

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Kevin McHale   .554      

 
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Re: Cooper Flagg
« Reply #62 on: August 03, 2023, 03:51:21 PM »

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McHale was the better of the you, I am sure you would agree

Sometimes I thought Bobby Jones guarded Larry better than Michael Cooper.

Re: Cooper Flagg
« Reply #63 on: August 03, 2023, 04:07:44 PM »

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Cooper Flagg shut down the Bradley Beal trash talking rumor.  Too bad.  Let the legend grow.

https://twitter.com/kflagg11/status/1686839479758110722
Cooper is just trying to save Beal's image before he windmill dunks on him on debut
'23 Historical Draft: Orlando Magic.

PG: Terry Porter (90-91) / Steve Francis (00-01)
SG: Joe Dumars (92-93) / Jeff Hornacek (91-92) / Jerry Stackhouse (00-01)
SF: Brandon Roy (08-09) / Walter Davis (78-79)
PF: Terry Cummings (84-85) / Paul Millsap (15-16)
C: Chris Webber (00-01) / Ralph Sampson (83-84) / Andrew Bogut (09-10)

Re: Cooper Flagg
« Reply #64 on: August 08, 2023, 07:39:12 PM »

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Re: Cooper Flagg
« Reply #65 on: August 08, 2023, 09:48:44 PM »

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More from the Maine hype train:

https://www.yahoo.com/sports/watch-top-high-school-prospect-054021894.html

I'm 100% in on this kid. Maine=New England, so he's one of us.

Rumors (not to be taken very seriously) look like he could be heading to Duke with the Boozer twins. The #1 and #2 picks could come from the same school.

Re: Cooper Flagg
« Reply #66 on: August 08, 2023, 09:52:15 PM »

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More from the Maine hype train:

https://www.yahoo.com/sports/watch-top-high-school-prospect-054021894.html

I'm 100% in on this kid. Maine=New England, so he's one of us.

Rumors (not to be taken very seriously) look like he could be heading to Duke with the Boozer twins. The #1 and #2 picks could come from the same school.
A Maine-born prospect who roots for the Celtics and could be going to Duke. Jayson Tatum should tell him to force his way to Boston
'23 Historical Draft: Orlando Magic.

PG: Terry Porter (90-91) / Steve Francis (00-01)
SG: Joe Dumars (92-93) / Jeff Hornacek (91-92) / Jerry Stackhouse (00-01)
SF: Brandon Roy (08-09) / Walter Davis (78-79)
PF: Terry Cummings (84-85) / Paul Millsap (15-16)
C: Chris Webber (00-01) / Ralph Sampson (83-84) / Andrew Bogut (09-10)

Re: Cooper Flagg
« Reply #67 on: August 11, 2023, 04:44:22 PM »

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Cooper Flagg, arguably the best prospect in high school basketball, announced Friday he is reclassifying from 2025 into the 2024 class -- making him the new favorite to be the No. 1 pick in the 2025 NBA draft.

Flagg made his announcement on Instagram.

Flagg, a 6-foot-8 forward from Maine, entered the summer ranked No. 2 in the ESPN 60 for 2025, but dominated throughout June and July and is now widely considered the top prospect regardless of class

He earned MVP honors at the prestigious National Basketball Players Association Top 100 Camp in Orlando, Florida, in late June, and then had one of the best Nike EYBL Peach Jam showings in the event's history. Playing at the 16U level with Maine United, Flagg finished Peach Jam with averages of 25.4 points, 13 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 6.9 blocks.

The Montverde Academy (Florida) product notched a double-double in all seven games and put up three triple-doubles, including two all-time performances: 38 points, 16 rebounds, 6 assists and 12 blocks against Pro Skills; and 37 points, 12 rebounds, 6 assists and 10 blocks against New Heights Lightning in the playoffs.

Duke has long been considered the favorite for Flagg and hosted him for an unofficial visit earlier this month, but will face competition in his recruitment. UConn was a staple at Flagg's games in July, while Kansas and Kentucky are also involved.

Flagg's reclassification, which had been expected for several months, puts him in position to potentially be selected No. 1 overall in the 2025 draft. He will turn 18 in late December of his freshman year of college, putting him just inside the cutoff date to declare for the draft.
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Re: Cooper Flagg
« Reply #68 on: August 11, 2023, 04:48:33 PM »

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Cooper Flagg, arguably the best prospect in high school basketball, announced Friday he is reclassifying from 2025 into the 2024 class -- making him the new favorite to be the No. 1 pick in the 2025 NBA draft.

Flagg made his announcement on Instagram.

Flagg, a 6-foot-8 forward from Maine, entered the summer ranked No. 2 in the ESPN 60 for 2025, but dominated throughout June and July and is now widely considered the top prospect regardless of class

He earned MVP honors at the prestigious National Basketball Players Association Top 100 Camp in Orlando, Florida, in late June, and then had one of the best Nike EYBL Peach Jam showings in the event's history. Playing at the 16U level with Maine United, Flagg finished Peach Jam with averages of 25.4 points, 13 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 6.9 blocks.

The Montverde Academy (Florida) product notched a double-double in all seven games and put up three triple-doubles, including two all-time performances: 38 points, 16 rebounds, 6 assists and 12 blocks against Pro Skills; and 37 points, 12 rebounds, 6 assists and 10 blocks against New Heights Lightning in the playoffs.

Duke has long been considered the favorite for Flagg and hosted him for an unofficial visit earlier this month, but will face competition in his recruitment. UConn was a staple at Flagg's games in July, while Kansas and Kentucky are also involved.

Flagg's reclassification, which had been expected for several months, puts him in position to potentially be selected No. 1 overall in the 2025 draft. He will turn 18 in late December of his freshman year of college, putting him just inside the cutoff date to declare for the draft.


I think Marvin Bagley is the last guy I remember to do this. I'm sure there have been others. I remember drooling over Bags. Goes to show that there are very few "sure things".

Re: Cooper Flagg
« Reply #69 on: August 11, 2023, 07:33:40 PM »

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I think Cooper Flagg could be a Gordon Hayward type talent. Maybe a bit better considering he’s developing quicker than Gordon did. Hayward at his best was a 22pt/5reb/3ast player.
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Re: Cooper Flagg
« Reply #70 on: August 11, 2023, 07:50:32 PM »

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I think Cooper Flagg could be a Gordon Hayward type talent. Maybe a bit better considering he’s developing quicker than Gordon did. Hayward at his best was a 22pt/5reb/3ast player.
Flagg seems to use his athleticism a lot more for defence. Gets a lot of blocks and steals
'23 Historical Draft: Orlando Magic.

PG: Terry Porter (90-91) / Steve Francis (00-01)
SG: Joe Dumars (92-93) / Jeff Hornacek (91-92) / Jerry Stackhouse (00-01)
SF: Brandon Roy (08-09) / Walter Davis (78-79)
PF: Terry Cummings (84-85) / Paul Millsap (15-16)
C: Chris Webber (00-01) / Ralph Sampson (83-84) / Andrew Bogut (09-10)

Re: Cooper Flagg
« Reply #71 on: August 11, 2023, 11:12:46 PM »

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I think Cooper Flagg could be a Gordon Hayward type talent. Maybe a bit better considering he’s developing quicker than Gordon did. Hayward at his best was a 22pt/5reb/3ast player.
Flagg seems to use his athleticism a lot more for defence. Gets a lot of blocks and steals

That may be true. Is there a better comp, though?
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Re: Cooper Flagg
« Reply #72 on: August 11, 2023, 11:18:24 PM »

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I think Cooper Flagg could be a Gordon Hayward type talent. Maybe a bit better considering he’s developing quicker than Gordon did. Hayward at his best was a 22pt/5reb/3ast player.

I saw some Gordon Hayward in him too.   He is not a great athlete, a lot of those dunks barely clear the rim, and he is playing against low level talent with marginal athletic ability in those films on youtube.

Re: Cooper Flagg
« Reply #73 on: August 12, 2023, 12:31:55 AM »

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I think Cooper Flagg could be a Gordon Hayward type talent. Maybe a bit better considering he’s developing quicker than Gordon did. Hayward at his best was a 22pt/5reb/3ast player.
Flagg seems to use his athleticism a lot more for defence. Gets a lot of blocks and steals

That may be true. Is there a better comp, though?
On defence, I think more AK47 type (hard to project if that will translate, but at this stage that is what I see). On offence, Hayward might be a good comp
'23 Historical Draft: Orlando Magic.

PG: Terry Porter (90-91) / Steve Francis (00-01)
SG: Joe Dumars (92-93) / Jeff Hornacek (91-92) / Jerry Stackhouse (00-01)
SF: Brandon Roy (08-09) / Walter Davis (78-79)
PF: Terry Cummings (84-85) / Paul Millsap (15-16)
C: Chris Webber (00-01) / Ralph Sampson (83-84) / Andrew Bogut (09-10)

Re: Cooper Flagg
« Reply #74 on: August 12, 2023, 01:00:44 AM »

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I think Cooper Flagg could be a Gordon Hayward type talent. Maybe a bit better considering he’s developing quicker than Gordon did. Hayward at his best was a 22pt/5reb/3ast player.

I saw some Gordon Hayward in him too. He is not a great athlete, a lot of those dunks barely clear the rim, and he is playing against low level talent with marginal athletic ability in those films on youtube.

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