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Mark my words.....Ben Simmons
« on: June 11, 2017, 12:47:43 pm »
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I'm going out on a limb..... I'm going to say that Ben Simmons will be the GOAT when it's all said and done.... assuming he doesn't have another devastating injury....

>MJ, Lebron, Kobe, Wilt, Russell, Jerry West, Kareem, KD, etc etc etc.....
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Re: Mark my words.....Ben Simmons
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2017, 12:57:07 pm »
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i'm not the type of guy to give ppl high praise.... ive trashed mj, lebron , rwestbrook, and harden before.....

But Ben Simmons is the sickest player to come to the scene since...... i dunno lebron?

the only con of his game..... is his lack of wingspan/reach in comparison to his height.... this may be a slight disadvantage to a ball handler because ur hands aren't as low to the ground.....

vegas has a pre season mvp odds bets.... i bet they'll give ben simmons like 200-1 payouts or something sick.... im going to bet it every year and might hit sooner or later
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Re: Mark my words.....Ben Simmons
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2017, 03:28:36 pm »
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Bump......

i stand by my prediction that Ben Simmons will be the GOAT...... when he starts to shoot it with confidence, WATCH OUT.


GOAT ..... there has never been anything like him, and don't tell me Magic is like simmons, heck no, magic dominated a far less competitive league in comparison to today's league, simmons is 10x the athlete magic was.....

Only person is lebron, but Simmons is 3 inches taller than lebron.........
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Re: Mark my words.....Ben Simmons
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2017, 04:14:41 pm »
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as it stands right now, worthy of applause. :goodjobbro:

I mean, we knew he would be at least decent .. but you gave him some seriously high praise and he's living up to it already. :highfive: :goodjobbro:

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Re: Mark my words.....Ben Simmons
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2017, 10:54:00 pm »
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One thing to note is that he got ruled out of his real rookie year early with a foot fracture and spent a whole year with all the benefits of an NBA team, training, getting fed right etc. So even though he hadn't played a game before this season, he's more NBA-ready than most rookies. Similar thing happened with Blake Griffin and Embiid.

But yeah, he's a hell of a player - I didn't think he was this athletic. Great passer as well. Technically Australian, so our 2020 Olympic team looks good:

PG: Simmons
SG: Mills
SF: Ingles (possibly a bit old by 2020 but has an old man's game)
PF: Maker
C: Baynes

All starting or solid rotational players in the NBA. Dellavedova and Exum on the bench as well.

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Re: Mark my words.....Ben Simmons
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2017, 09:48:12 am »
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One thing to note is that he got ruled out of his real rookie year early with a foot fracture and spent a whole year with all the benefits of an NBA team, training, getting fed right etc. So even though he hadn't played a game before this season, he's more NBA-ready than most rookies. Similar thing happened with Blake Griffin and Embiid.

But yeah, he's a hell of a player - I didn't think he was this athletic. Great passer as well. Technically Australian, so our 2020 Olympic team looks good:

PG: Simmons
SG: Mills
SF: Ingles (possibly a bit old by 2020 but has an old man's game)
PF: Maker
C: Baynes

All starting or solid rotational players in the NBA. Dellavedova and Exum on the bench as well.

that's a serious lineup.. Maker will be very legit by 2020.

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Re: Mark my words.....Ben Simmons
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2017, 11:35:33 pm »
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ben is special.... i dont care what anyone says..... he's the total package.... he's more special than MJ..... the basketball world has never seen anything like him imo.....
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Re: Mark my words.....Ben Simmons
« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2017, 05:46:11 am »
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ben is special.... i dont care what anyone says..... he's the total package.... he's more special than MJ..... the basketball world has never seen anything like him imo.....

lost me at "more special than MJ".. lulz.

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should be customary to never utter such a thing, until way down the line, when someone is mostly responsible for 3 titles etc.. :D

FDL you crack me up sometimes, you can write 1000 words and i'll be cool with 980 of them, but then you figure out how to trigger me... :highfive:

seriously, loving watching Simmons.. but also, MJ is still the most ruthless, clutch, losing not an option, perpetually improving player I have ever seen. I've never seen anyone come close to his level, not even Kobe ... and Kobe is one of the greatest ever.

One key difference between Kobe & Lebron, is how they handle losing. Lebron can handle losing a regular season game pretty well .... not several in a row etc, but just one? sure.. MJ can't handle a single loss, same with Kobe..

MJ is so damn incredible, that he literally got bored of winning championships and tried to become a professional baseball player, that didn't work out, came back and won more championships.

YALL MUSSA FORGOT.

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Re: Mark my words.....Ben Simmons
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2017, 05:47:28 am »
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i'm a heat fan first and foremost, been loving watching the games I catch .. always close games (fortunately & unfortunately) .. they have a fun squad to watch, and can really battle. Record doesn't depict it yet, but to me they are looking like a 7/8 playoff team this year.

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Re: Mark my words.....Ben Simmons
« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2017, 07:10:08 pm »
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i'm a heat fan first and foremost, been loving watching the games I catch .. always close games (fortunately & unfortunately) .. they have a fun squad to watch, and can really battle. Record doesn't depict it yet, but to me they are looking like a 7/8 playoff team this year.

The heat miss rodney mcruder, sucks he is out for awhile..... both hassan and dion off to a slow start, the nba action happens by storm, 1 step behind in summer and ur playing catchup..... dion is like that anyway tho, if he worked harder and more efficient, he's like one of the top offensive talents in the league no joke..... they should pick it up soon .... the intensity and focus....

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Re: Mark my words.....Ben Simmons
« Reply #10 on: November 18, 2017, 07:18:58 pm »
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regarding mj and simmons.... yeah i like to make bold statements....

cause it's definitely harder to win championships today than MJ's era.... bigger market ratios today, more talent, social media, etc. Take a look at the Warriors, they had 73-9 season and couldn't win the championship.... It's a lot more competitive today imo.... so for Simmons to be able to say win 3-4 championships when it's all said and done, could make a case for him being the greatest individual player in basketball history.

That's what the 6ers are trying to do, hence they call it the "process" cause they tanked for like 5 years.... But they lucked out with Simmons, they had never originally thought simmons would arise. They were like incubating okafor, dario saric, embiid, etc, but they landed simmons and covington turned out to be sick as well.....

i think the 6ers should be able to be up to par to battle GSW in the future, i predicted that all a long and i'm sticking with it......
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Re: Mark my words.....Ben Simmons
« Reply #11 on: November 19, 2017, 04:15:16 pm »
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i'm not the type of guy to give ppl high praise.... ive trashed mj, lebron , rwestbrook, and harden before.....

But Ben Simmons is the sickest player to come to the scene since...... i dunno lebron?

the only con of his game..... is his lack of wingspan/reach in comparison to his height.... this may be a slight disadvantage to a ball handler because ur hands aren't as low to the ground.....

vegas has a pre season mvp odds bets.... i bet they'll give ben simmons like 200-1 payouts or something sick.... im going to bet it every year and might hit sooner or later

anyone also think that a shorter wingspan/reach can be a slight advantage for shooting?

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Re: Mark my words.....Ben Simmons
« Reply #12 on: November 19, 2017, 04:54:04 pm »
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i'm not the type of guy to give ppl high praise.... ive trashed mj, lebron , rwestbrook, and harden before.....

But Ben Simmons is the sickest player to come to the scene since...... i dunno lebron?

the only con of his game..... is his lack of wingspan/reach in comparison to his height.... this may be a slight disadvantage to a ball handler because ur hands aren't as low to the ground.....

vegas has a pre season mvp odds bets.... i bet they'll give ben simmons like 200-1 payouts or something sick.... im going to bet it every year and might hit sooner or later

anyone also think that a shorter wingspan/reach can be a slight advantage for shooting?

Bingo! i think you are totally right, but too short of wingspan is also bad.... like jj barea.  that is why KD is so impressive with his accuracy.....

me and u need to discuss bball for real.... i love to chat with sharp bball minds....
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Re: Mark my words.....Ben Simmons
« Reply #13 on: November 19, 2017, 05:46:41 pm »
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i'm not the type of guy to give ppl high praise.... ive trashed mj, lebron , rwestbrook, and harden before.....

But Ben Simmons is the sickest player to come to the scene since...... i dunno lebron?

the only con of his game..... is his lack of wingspan/reach in comparison to his height.... this may be a slight disadvantage to a ball handler because ur hands aren't as low to the ground.....

vegas has a pre season mvp odds bets.... i bet they'll give ben simmons like 200-1 payouts or something sick.... im going to bet it every year and might hit sooner or later

anyone also think that a shorter wingspan/reach can be a slight advantage for shooting?

Bingo! i think you are totally right, but too short of wingspan is also bad.... like jj barea.  that is why KD is so impressive with his accuracy.....

me and u need to discuss bball for real.... i love to chat with sharp bball minds....

haha thanks. yea, off the top of my head, i picture jj barea with pretty short arms. he might be the only NBA player who i have a longer wingspan than. the shortest players that i searched up, kay felder, isaiah thomas, and tyler ulis all have longer wingspans than me by 1 or 2 inches lol (i'm 6 ft wingspan).

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Re: Mark my words.....Ben Simmons
« Reply #14 on: November 19, 2017, 09:47:50 pm »
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yeah tyler ullis and jj barea, kay felder, shortest wingspans imo..... IT actually has a sick wingspan to height ratio, he's like 6'1 wingspan or 6'2.... insane.
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