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So what do you think of Zion's Dunk?
« on: January 05, 2019, 10:58:33 PM »

Offline Moranis

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https://twitter.com/espn/status/1081755297016889344

So on a break by himself in a blowout, he brings out the tricks.  the crowd obviously loved it, but on some level isn't disrespectful to Clemson to do that.  I'm torn as I really don't know what to think. 

Thoughts?

Re: So what do you think of Zion's Dunk?
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2019, 11:07:34 PM »

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this one guy that might sit Bron on his azz

Re: So what do you think of Zion's Dunk?
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2019, 11:08:37 PM »

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He's going to hurt some poor souls that try to block his dunks in the NBA.

Physicality-wise not many Bigs will be able to stop his drives.

Dunk stoppers? Embiid...Jerome Allen from BKN...maybe Whiteside? Steve Adams?

Gobert and Capela - while great shot blockers - lack the strength to stop his dunks.
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Re: So what do you think of Zion's Dunk?
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2019, 11:16:02 PM »

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Zero problem with it.


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Re: So what do you think of Zion's Dunk?
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2019, 11:16:32 PM »

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Showboat dunk. Donít like it. Hope the next one he tries clangs off the back of the rim.

Iím with Tommy Heinsohn. (Yeah, I know, Zion will be better than Davis. Still.)

https://youtu.be/pP9iHRldiFw

Re: So what do you think of Zion's Dunk?
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2019, 11:27:06 PM »

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So on a break by himself in a blowout, he brings out the tricks.  the crowd obviously loved it, but on some level isn't disrespectful to Clemson to do that.  I'm torn as I really don't know what to think. 

Thoughts?



 Come on Moranis. What do you think of Beethoven showing off? Or Einstein Or Tesla. Or Jordan what a show off.

 If you had that ability would you lay it up soft. I hope not.
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Re: So what do you think of Zion's Dunk?
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2019, 11:35:26 PM »

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He's going to hurt some poor souls that try to block his dunks in the NBA.

Physicality-wise not many Bigs will be able to stop his drives.

Dunk stoppers? Embiid...Jerome Allen from BKN...maybe Whiteside? Steve Adams?

Gobert and Capela - while great shot blockers - lack the strength to stop his dunks.

How does he compare to Julius Randle?

Re: So what do you think of Zion's Dunk?
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2019, 11:48:31 PM »

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He's going to hurt some poor souls that try to block his dunks in the NBA.

Physicality-wise not many Bigs will be able to stop his drives.

Dunk stoppers? Embiid...Jerome Allen from BKN...maybe Whiteside? Steve Adams?

Gobert and Capela - while great shot blockers - lack the strength to stop his dunks.

How does he compare to Julius Randle?

Did not watch a lot of Julius in college. Zion is coming in with a LOT of hype, though.
Marcus Smart "Impacts Winning." Boston Celtics Coach Brad Stevens

Re: So what do you think of Zion's Dunk?
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2019, 11:48:42 PM »

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Haven't we seen Brown and Tatum do some stuff on breakaway dunks? Who cares. Dunk away. You don't like it and think it disrespectful, then stop it from happening.

Re: So what do you think of Zion's Dunk?
« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2019, 12:01:03 AM »

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https://twitter.com/espn/status/1081755297016889344

So on a break by himself in a blowout, he brings out the tricks.  the crowd obviously loved it, but on some level isn't disrespectful to Clemson to do that.  I'm torn as I really don't know what to think. 

Thoughts?



 Come on Moranis. What do you think of Beethoven showing off? Or Einstein Or Tesla. Or Jordan what a show off.

 If you had that ability would you lay it up soft. I hope not.
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Sports are supposed to also be fun, in addition to being competitive.

Re: So what do you think of Zion's Dunk?
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2019, 12:04:16 AM »

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People are talking about the dunk. It adds to Zionís hype, which in turn will increase his endorsement deals.

Now all the kid needs to do is break a backboard.


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Re: So what do you think of Zion's Dunk?
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2019, 12:17:22 AM »

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Young guy having fun.

Re: So what do you think of Zion's Dunk?
« Reply #12 on: January 06, 2019, 12:55:38 AM »

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My opinion?

2 points and some street cred.

Moving on. :)

Re: So what do you think of Zion's Dunk?
« Reply #13 on: January 06, 2019, 01:13:40 AM »

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Basketball is entertainment.  It doesn't get a whole lot more entertaining on a basketball floor than watching him do the things he does athletically.   

Re: So what do you think of Zion's Dunk?
« Reply #14 on: January 06, 2019, 02:17:24 AM »

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Is that a hard dunk to do? I mean itís rare but is it athletically difficult for nba players? It doesnít seem that hard but maybe itís decievingly hard

 

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