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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-28-2021 09:43 PM)Hernando Hills Tiger Wrote:  
(06-28-2021 06:40 PM)Stammers Wrote:  The guy should have been in high school last year. He had some great on the job training. I expect him to have a breakout year this year.

But where?

Unrelated, but I just noticed Antwann Jones (Creighton) is back in the portal. Looking like he may need to find a school with a bit less completion if he wants to have an impact
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-29-2021 08:15 AM)Browning Hall Wrote:  
(06-28-2021 09:43 PM)Hernando Hills Tiger Wrote:  
(06-28-2021 06:40 PM)Stammers Wrote:  The guy should have been in high school last year. He had some great on the job training. I expect him to have a breakout year this year.

But where?

Unrelated, but I just noticed Antwann Jones (Creighton) is back in the portal. Looking like he may need to find a school with a bit less completion if he wants to have an impact

Now at University of Louisiana

https://ragincajuns.com/news/2021/6/10/m...oster.aspx
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-28-2021 07:41 AM)macgar32 Wrote:  
(06-28-2021 07:35 AM)SeñorTiger Wrote:  
(06-27-2021 08:49 PM)Stammers Wrote:  He will for sure be in the NBA.

I would be very surprised if he is not. He fits the big man role very well in the current NBA of players like Clint Capella.

Agreed...

I just don’t see it. He’s got height but is incredibly unskilled.
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
Better yet, somebody tell me why I should give a sh!t?
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-29-2021 07:34 PM)mapdude Wrote:  Better yet, somebody tell me why I should give a sh!t?

You opened the thread to announce you weren’t interested in the thread?
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-29-2021 09:49 PM)Browning Hall Wrote:  
(06-29-2021 07:34 PM)mapdude Wrote:  Better yet, somebody tell me why I should give a sh!t?

You opened the thread to announce you weren’t interested in the thread?

He apparently doesn't care, but he goes crazy when a player has a bad game, and wants half the team to transfer. 03-lmfao01-wingedeagle
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-29-2021 06:38 PM)memtiger1987 Wrote:  
(06-28-2021 07:41 AM)macgar32 Wrote:  
(06-28-2021 07:35 AM)SeñorTiger Wrote:  
(06-27-2021 08:49 PM)Stammers Wrote:  He will for sure be in the NBA.

I would be very surprised if he is not. He fits the big man role very well in the current NBA of players like Clint Capella.

Agreed...

I just don’t see it. He’s got height but is incredibly unskilled.

Offensively he is not skilled. Today's big man is not relied on to be a big time scoring threat. Many teams do not have an offensively skilled big man, that is not what they are looking for. This is not the 90's where you have players like Shaq and Patrick Ewing that you are giving the ball to on the block and letting them go to work.

He fits the current NBA big man perfectly. Long, athletic, great defender and can make rim runs. As has been pointed out several times, he has only been playing basketball a handful of years and was supposed to be a senior in high school last year...
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-30-2021 07:34 AM)SeñorTiger Wrote:  
(06-29-2021 06:38 PM)memtiger1987 Wrote:  
(06-28-2021 07:41 AM)macgar32 Wrote:  
(06-28-2021 07:35 AM)SeñorTiger Wrote:  
(06-27-2021 08:49 PM)Stammers Wrote:  He will for sure be in the NBA.

I would be very surprised if he is not. He fits the big man role very well in the current NBA of players like Clint Capella.

Agreed...

I just don’t see it. He’s got height but is incredibly unskilled.

Offensively he is not skilled. Today's big man is not relied on to be a big time scoring threat. Many teams do not have an offensively skilled big man, that is not what they are looking for. This is not the 90's where you have players like Shaq and Patrick Ewing that you are giving the ball to on the block and letting them go to work.

He fits the current NBA big man perfectly. Long, athletic, great defender and can make rim runs. As has been pointed out several times, he has only been playing basketball a handful of years and was supposed to be a senior in high school last year...

C’mon. How much improvement could he possibly make?

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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-30-2021 07:42 AM)Browning Hall Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 07:34 AM)SeñorTiger Wrote:  
(06-29-2021 06:38 PM)memtiger1987 Wrote:  
(06-28-2021 07:41 AM)macgar32 Wrote:  
(06-28-2021 07:35 AM)SeñorTiger Wrote:  I would be very surprised if he is not. He fits the big man role very well in the current NBA of players like Clint Capella.

Agreed...

I just don’t see it. He’s got height but is incredibly unskilled.

Offensively he is not skilled. Today's big man is not relied on to be a big time scoring threat. Many teams do not have an offensively skilled big man, that is not what they are looking for. This is not the 90's where you have players like Shaq and Patrick Ewing that you are giving the ball to on the block and letting them go to work.

He fits the current NBA big man perfectly. Long, athletic, great defender and can make rim runs. As has been pointed out several times, he has only been playing basketball a handful of years and was supposed to be a senior in high school last year...

C’mon. How much improvement could he possibly make?

[Image: C1-F85455-39-A6-4-A1-E-9-AAC-59-E325-A76043.jpg]

So Spain is where he needs to go ?
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-30-2021 07:42 AM)Browning Hall Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 07:34 AM)SeñorTiger Wrote:  
(06-29-2021 06:38 PM)memtiger1987 Wrote:  
(06-28-2021 07:41 AM)macgar32 Wrote:  
(06-28-2021 07:35 AM)SeñorTiger Wrote:  I would be very surprised if he is not. He fits the big man role very well in the current NBA of players like Clint Capella.

Agreed...

I just don’t see it. He’s got height but is incredibly unskilled.


Offensively he is not skilled. Today's big man is not relied on to be a big time scoring threat. Many teams do not have an offensively skilled big man, that is not what they are looking for. This is not the 90's where you have players like Shaq and Patrick Ewing that you are giving the ball to on the block and letting them go to work.

He fits the current NBA big man perfectly. Long, athletic, great defender and can make rim runs. As has been pointed out several times, he has only been playing basketball a handful of years and was supposed to be a senior in high school last year...

C’mon. How much improvement could he possibly make?

[Image: C1-F85455-39-A6-4-A1-E-9-AAC-59-E325-A76043.jpg]

Just an fyi:

Marc (at Lausanne) 26 ppg 14 rpg 6 blocks. Mr. basketball.
Moussa (at Lausanne) 18 ppg 15 rpg 9 blocks. Mr. Basketball.

It wasn't like Marc was some bumbling oaf who couldn't walk and chew gum.
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-30-2021 10:36 AM)salukiblue Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 07:42 AM)Browning Hall Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 07:34 AM)SeñorTiger Wrote:  
(06-29-2021 06:38 PM)memtiger1987 Wrote:  
(06-28-2021 07:41 AM)macgar32 Wrote:  Agreed...

I just don’t see it. He’s got height but is incredibly unskilled.


Offensively he is not skilled. Today's big man is not relied on to be a big time scoring threat. Many teams do not have an offensively skilled big man, that is not what they are looking for. This is not the 90's where you have players like Shaq and Patrick Ewing that you are giving the ball to on the block and letting them go to work.

He fits the current NBA big man perfectly. Long, athletic, great defender and can make rim runs. As has been pointed out several times, he has only been playing basketball a handful of years and was supposed to be a senior in high school last year...

C’mon. How much improvement could he possibly make?

[Image: C1-F85455-39-A6-4-A1-E-9-AAC-59-E325-A76043.jpg]

Just an fyi:

Marc (at Lausanne) 26 ppg 14 rpg 6 blocks. Mr. basketball.
Moussa (at Lausanne) 18 ppg 15 rpg 9 blocks. Mr. Basketball.

It wasn't like Marc was some bumbling oaf who couldn't walk and chew gum.

Nor is Moussa as some are acting.
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-30-2021 10:36 AM)salukiblue Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 07:42 AM)Browning Hall Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 07:34 AM)SeñorTiger Wrote:  
(06-29-2021 06:38 PM)memtiger1987 Wrote:  
(06-28-2021 07:41 AM)macgar32 Wrote:  Agreed...

I just don’t see it. He’s got height but is incredibly unskilled.


Offensively he is not skilled. Today's big man is not relied on to be a big time scoring threat. Many teams do not have an offensively skilled big man, that is not what they are looking for. This is not the 90's where you have players like Shaq and Patrick Ewing that you are giving the ball to on the block and letting them go to work.

He fits the current NBA big man perfectly. Long, athletic, great defender and can make rim runs. As has been pointed out several times, he has only been playing basketball a handful of years and was supposed to be a senior in high school last year...

C’mon. How much improvement could he possibly make?

[Image: C1-F85455-39-A6-4-A1-E-9-AAC-59-E325-A76043.jpg]

Just an fyi:

Marc (at Lausanne) 26 ppg 14 rpg 6 blocks. Mr. basketball.
Moussa (at Lausanne) 18 ppg 15 rpg 9 blocks. Mr. Basketball.

It wasn't like Marc was some bumbling oaf who couldn't walk and chew gum.

He didn't improve? Wow.
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-30-2021 12:14 PM)Stammers Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 10:36 AM)salukiblue Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 07:42 AM)Browning Hall Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 07:34 AM)SeñorTiger Wrote:  
(06-29-2021 06:38 PM)memtiger1987 Wrote:  I just don’t see it. He’s got height but is incredibly unskilled.


Offensively he is not skilled. Today's big man is not relied on to be a big time scoring threat. Many teams do not have an offensively skilled big man, that is not what they are looking for. This is not the 90's where you have players like Shaq and Patrick Ewing that you are giving the ball to on the block and letting them go to work.

He fits the current NBA big man perfectly. Long, athletic, great defender and can make rim runs. As has been pointed out several times, he has only been playing basketball a handful of years and was supposed to be a senior in high school last year...

C’mon. How much improvement could he possibly make?

[Image: C1-F85455-39-A6-4-A1-E-9-AAC-59-E325-A76043.jpg]

Just an fyi:

Marc (at Lausanne) 26 ppg 14 rpg 6 blocks. Mr. basketball.
Moussa (at Lausanne) 18 ppg 15 rpg 9 blocks. Mr. Basketball.

It wasn't like Marc was some bumbling oaf who couldn't walk and chew gum.

He didn't improve? Wow.

Not that he didn't improve.

Of course he did.

But many fall back on the silly trope that Marc was just a giant oaf who was only known because he was Pau's younger brother.

I don't see any similarities with Marc and Moussa, in that Marc was under no pressure when he went back to Spain to develop (important word) with no rush. At worst, he would be in his home country making good money.

Moussa is under a lot more pressure and I fear that if he stays in the draft, he'll set himself on a path that won't include the NBA and just be a lot of bouncing around.
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-30-2021 12:24 PM)salukiblue Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 12:14 PM)Stammers Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 10:36 AM)salukiblue Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 07:42 AM)Browning Hall Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 07:34 AM)SeñorTiger Wrote:  Offensively he is not skilled. Today's big man is not relied on to be a big time scoring threat. Many teams do not have an offensively skilled big man, that is not what they are looking for. This is not the 90's where you have players like Shaq and Patrick Ewing that you are giving the ball to on the block and letting them go to work.

He fits the current NBA big man perfectly. Long, athletic, great defender and can make rim runs. As has been pointed out several times, he has only been playing basketball a handful of years and was supposed to be a senior in high school last year...

C’mon. How much improvement could he possibly make?

[Image: C1-F85455-39-A6-4-A1-E-9-AAC-59-E325-A76043.jpg]

Just an fyi:

Marc (at Lausanne) 26 ppg 14 rpg 6 blocks. Mr. basketball.
Moussa (at Lausanne) 18 ppg 15 rpg 9 blocks. Mr. Basketball.

It wasn't like Marc was some bumbling oaf who couldn't walk and chew gum.

He didn't improve? Wow.

Not that he didn't improve.

Of course he did.

But many fall back on the silly trope that Marc was just a giant oaf who was only known because he was Pau's younger brother.

I don't see any similarities with Marc and Moussa, in that Marc was under no pressure when he went back to Spain to develop (important word) with no rush. At worst, he would be in his home country making good money.

Moussa is under a lot more pressure and I fear that if he stays in the draft, he'll set himself on a path that won't include the NBA and just be a lot of bouncing around.

He had no offers. He was known exactly for that. He had no pressure because he wasn't anything close to a decent D1 talent. The point of the post is that anyone can improve. In that respect, Gasol and Cisse are very similar.
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-30-2021 12:24 PM)salukiblue Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 12:14 PM)Stammers Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 10:36 AM)salukiblue Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 07:42 AM)Browning Hall Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 07:34 AM)SeñorTiger Wrote:  Offensively he is not skilled. Today's big man is not relied on to be a big time scoring threat. Many teams do not have an offensively skilled big man, that is not what they are looking for. This is not the 90's where you have players like Shaq and Patrick Ewing that you are giving the ball to on the block and letting them go to work.

He fits the current NBA big man perfectly. Long, athletic, great defender and can make rim runs. As has been pointed out several times, he has only been playing basketball a handful of years and was supposed to be a senior in high school last year...

C’mon. How much improvement could he possibly make?

[Image: C1-F85455-39-A6-4-A1-E-9-AAC-59-E325-A76043.jpg]

Just an fyi:

Marc (at Lausanne) 26 ppg 14 rpg 6 blocks. Mr. basketball.
Moussa (at Lausanne) 18 ppg 15 rpg 9 blocks. Mr. Basketball.

It wasn't like Marc was some bumbling oaf who couldn't walk and chew gum.

He didn't improve? Wow.

Not that he didn't improve.

Of course he did.

But many fall back on the silly trope that Marc was just a giant oaf who was only known because he was Pau's younger brother.

I don't see any similarities with Marc and Moussa, in that Marc was under no pressure when he went back to Spain to develop (important word) with no rush. At worst, he would be in his home country making good money.

Moussa is under a lot more pressure and I fear that if he stays in the draft, he'll set himself on a path that won't include the NBA and just be a lot of bouncing around.

It all depends on Moussa...

If Moussa has the work ethic to do the work to improve it wont matter where he is. Moussa doesn't need game time...He needs skill development and there is tons of time for him to get that in if he chooses.

Right now he has all the gym time he can stand...With Millions of $s on the line I wonder how much of that time he is using wisely.
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-30-2021 12:30 PM)Stammers Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 12:24 PM)salukiblue Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 12:14 PM)Stammers Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 10:36 AM)salukiblue Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 07:42 AM)Browning Hall Wrote:  C’mon. How much improvement could he possibly make?

[Image: C1-F85455-39-A6-4-A1-E-9-AAC-59-E325-A76043.jpg]

Just an fyi:

Marc (at Lausanne) 26 ppg 14 rpg 6 blocks. Mr. basketball.
Moussa (at Lausanne) 18 ppg 15 rpg 9 blocks. Mr. Basketball.

It wasn't like Marc was some bumbling oaf who couldn't walk and chew gum.

He didn't improve? Wow.

Not that he didn't improve.

Of course he did.

But many fall back on the silly trope that Marc was just a giant oaf who was only known because he was Pau's younger brother.

I don't see any similarities with Marc and Moussa, in that Marc was under no pressure when he went back to Spain to develop (important word) with no rush. At worst, he would be in his home country making good money.

Moussa is under a lot more pressure and I fear that if he stays in the draft, he'll set himself on a path that won't include the NBA and just be a lot of bouncing around.

He had no offers. He was known exactly for that. He had no pressure because he wasn't anything close to a decent D1 talent. The point of the post is that anyone can improve. In that respect, Gasol and Cisse are very similar.

Marc had offers. His dad was adamant that he was going to Spain to train and develop full time.

Cal told a story where he was trying to get Marc to come to Memphis and the dad said tell me why I should send my son to Memphis. Who have you developed? (or something like that). He told Cal Marc was going to Spain to develop.

Cal goes on in the interview to say "and you know what... he was right!"

One of the few (maybe the only time) I can recall Cal actually saying anything that might actually make himself look bad.
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-30-2021 10:28 PM)mactigerd Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 12:30 PM)Stammers Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 12:24 PM)salukiblue Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 12:14 PM)Stammers Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 10:36 AM)salukiblue Wrote:  Just an fyi:

Marc (at Lausanne) 26 ppg 14 rpg 6 blocks. Mr. basketball.
Moussa (at Lausanne) 18 ppg 15 rpg 9 blocks. Mr. Basketball.

It wasn't like Marc was some bumbling oaf who couldn't walk and chew gum.

He didn't improve? Wow.

Not that he didn't improve.

Of course he did.

But many fall back on the silly trope that Marc was just a giant oaf who was only known because he was Pau's younger brother.

I don't see any similarities with Marc and Moussa, in that Marc was under no pressure when he went back to Spain to develop (important word) with no rush. At worst, he would be in his home country making good money.

Moussa is under a lot more pressure and I fear that if he stays in the draft, he'll set himself on a path that won't include the NBA and just be a lot of bouncing around.

He had no offers. He was known exactly for that. He had no pressure because he wasn't anything close to a decent D1 talent. The point of the post is that anyone can improve. In that respect, Gasol and Cisse are very similar.

Marc had offers. His dad was adamant that he was going to Spain to train and develop full time.

Cal told a story where he was trying to get Marc to come to Memphis and the dad said tell me why I should send my son to Memphis. Who have you developed? (or something like that). He told Cal Marc was going to Spain to develop.

Cal goes on in the interview to say "and you know what... he was right!"

One of the few (maybe the only time) I can recall Cal actually saying anything that might actually make himself look bad.

Moussa will never be as skilled as Gasol. He’s got great length and could turn into a solid shot blocker, but has terrible offensive skills. Gasol has evolved into a guy that can hit a 3 pointer, and he always had a mid range game. Moussa can dunk (sometimes if he actually catches the ball). He’s young and will improve, but I just don’t think he’ll ever be an offensive threat.

I don’t think he’ll be anything more than a project player for the NBA. The NBA doesn’t have a lot of room for unskilled players that can’t make a free throw.

I hope he makes a fortune in the NBA, but I just don’t see it. He’d be a waste of a roster slot. He’d get schooled in the G league now.
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(06-30-2021 11:24 PM)memtiger1987 Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 10:28 PM)mactigerd Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 12:30 PM)Stammers Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 12:24 PM)salukiblue Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 12:14 PM)Stammers Wrote:  He didn't improve? Wow.

Not that he didn't improve.

Of course he did.

But many fall back on the silly trope that Marc was just a giant oaf who was only known because he was Pau's younger brother.

I don't see any similarities with Marc and Moussa, in that Marc was under no pressure when he went back to Spain to develop (important word) with no rush. At worst, he would be in his home country making good money.

Moussa is under a lot more pressure and I fear that if he stays in the draft, he'll set himself on a path that won't include the NBA and just be a lot of bouncing around.

He had no offers. He was known exactly for that. He had no pressure because he wasn't anything close to a decent D1 talent. The point of the post is that anyone can improve. In that respect, Gasol and Cisse are very similar.

Marc had offers. His dad was adamant that he was going to Spain to train and develop full time.

Cal told a story where he was trying to get Marc to come to Memphis and the dad said tell me why I should send my son to Memphis. Who have you developed? (or something like that). He told Cal Marc was going to Spain to develop.

Cal goes on in the interview to say "and you know what... he was right!"

One of the few (maybe the only time) I can recall Cal actually saying anything that might actually make himself look bad.

Moussa will never be as skilled as Gasol. He’s got great length and could turn into a solid shot blocker, but has terrible offensive skills. Gasol has evolved into a guy that can hit a 3 pointer, and he always had a mid range game. Moussa can dunk (sometimes if he actually catches the ball). He’s young and will improve, but I just don’t think he’ll ever be an offensive threat.

I don’t think he’ll be anything more than a project player for the NBA. The NBA doesn’t have a lot of room for unskilled players that can’t make a free throw.

I hope he makes a fortune in the NBA, but I just don’t see it. He’d be a waste of a roster slot. He’d get schooled in the G league now.

You are not watching the current NBA... "Skilled" big guys are not what most NBA teams are looking for. They are looking for length, athleticism, defense, rebounding and rim running.

Moussa can do all of the above.
07-01-2021 08:24 AM
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(07-01-2021 08:24 AM)SeñorTiger Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 11:24 PM)memtiger1987 Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 10:28 PM)mactigerd Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 12:30 PM)Stammers Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 12:24 PM)salukiblue Wrote:  Not that he didn't improve.

Of course he did.

But many fall back on the silly trope that Marc was just a giant oaf who was only known because he was Pau's younger brother.

I don't see any similarities with Marc and Moussa, in that Marc was under no pressure when he went back to Spain to develop (important word) with no rush. At worst, he would be in his home country making good money.

Moussa is under a lot more pressure and I fear that if he stays in the draft, he'll set himself on a path that won't include the NBA and just be a lot of bouncing around.

He had no offers. He was known exactly for that. He had no pressure because he wasn't anything close to a decent D1 talent. The point of the post is that anyone can improve. In that respect, Gasol and Cisse are very similar.

Marc had offers. His dad was adamant that he was going to Spain to train and develop full time.

Cal told a story where he was trying to get Marc to come to Memphis and the dad said tell me why I should send my son to Memphis. Who have you developed? (or something like that). He told Cal Marc was going to Spain to develop.

Cal goes on in the interview to say "and you know what... he was right!"

One of the few (maybe the only time) I can recall Cal actually saying anything that might actually make himself look bad.

Moussa will never be as skilled as Gasol. He’s got great length and could turn into a solid shot blocker, but has terrible offensive skills. Gasol has evolved into a guy that can hit a 3 pointer, and he always had a mid range game. Moussa can dunk (sometimes if he actually catches the ball). He’s young and will improve, but I just don’t think he’ll ever be an offensive threat.

I don’t think he’ll be anything more than a project player for the NBA. The NBA doesn’t have a lot of room for unskilled players that can’t make a free throw.

I hope he makes a fortune in the NBA, but I just don’t see it. He’d be a waste of a roster slot. He’d get schooled in the G league now.

You are not watching the current NBA... "Skilled" big guys are not what most NBA teams are looking for. They are looking for length, athleticism, defense, rebounding and rim running.

Moussa can do all of the above.

I’ve watched plenty of NBA and Moussa doesn’t have the talent to be there. Period. I’m not sure what NBA teams you are watching but he isn’t even close to being at that level.
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RE: Where will Moussa be in 4 years?
(07-01-2021 01:08 PM)memtiger1987 Wrote:  
(07-01-2021 08:24 AM)SeñorTiger Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 11:24 PM)memtiger1987 Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 10:28 PM)mactigerd Wrote:  
(06-30-2021 12:30 PM)Stammers Wrote:  He had no offers. He was known exactly for that. He had no pressure because he wasn't anything close to a decent D1 talent. The point of the post is that anyone can improve. In that respect, Gasol and Cisse are very similar.

Marc had offers. His dad was adamant that he was going to Spain to train and develop full time.

Cal told a story where he was trying to get Marc to come to Memphis and the dad said tell me why I should send my son to Memphis. Who have you developed? (or something like that). He told Cal Marc was going to Spain to develop.

Cal goes on in the interview to say "and you know what... he was right!"

One of the few (maybe the only time) I can recall Cal actually saying anything that might actually make himself look bad.

Moussa will never be as skilled as Gasol. He’s got great length and could turn into a solid shot blocker, but has terrible offensive skills. Gasol has evolved into a guy that can hit a 3 pointer, and he always had a mid range game. Moussa can dunk (sometimes if he actually catches the ball). He’s young and will improve, but I just don’t think he’ll ever be an offensive threat.

I don’t think he’ll be anything more than a project player for the NBA. The NBA doesn’t have a lot of room for unskilled players that can’t make a free throw.

I hope he makes a fortune in the NBA, but I just don’t see it. He’d be a waste of a roster slot. He’d get schooled in the G league now.

You are not watching the current NBA... "Skilled" big guys are not what most NBA teams are looking for. They are looking for length, athleticism, defense, rebounding and rim running.

Moussa can do all of the above.

I’ve watched plenty of NBA and Moussa doesn’t have the talent to be there. Period. I’m not sure what NBA teams you are watching but he isn’t even close to being at that level.

It’s surprising cuz quite a few ppl believe that like the poster you replied to. As a big in today’s NBA, you have to have great hands, know how to dribble and have more in the offensive arsenal than just dunks.
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