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View Poll Results: The League has never had more talent than today
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Old 05-24-2018, 04:30 PM   #16
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Default Re: The League Has never had more talent than today

overall I think it's impossible to argue otherwise
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Old 05-24-2018, 05:34 PM   #17
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Default Re: The League Has never had more talent than today

perimeter wise, sure. it's at an all-time high. interior talent (on both sides of the ball) has however been on the decline for long time now, and as at an all-time low.
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Old 05-24-2018, 05:43 PM   #18
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Default Re: The League Has never had more talent than today

Certainly true, the league is much more international than ever before, which means there is a much larger talent pool from which to attract players.

Also, there is far more basketball knowledge available publicly, due to the easy access to video and analysis content, so players have more information available to help improve their game.
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Old 05-24-2018, 05:49 PM   #19
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Default Re: The League Has never had more talent than today

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The League Has never had more talent clustered on a couple of squads like today

fixed.

the super friends era.

the path of least resistance era.

it's the 1960s again era.
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Old 05-24-2018, 06:12 PM   #20
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Default Re: The League Has never had more talent than today

They only look more talented because the rules favor perimeter play.
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Old 05-24-2018, 06:28 PM   #21
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Default Re: The League Has never had more talent than today

Almost 1/3 of the league was tanking. 53% of the NBA has played in the D League.

The talent of today is vastly overrated.
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Old 05-24-2018, 06:39 PM   #22
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Default Re: The League Has never had more talent than today

The biggest reason why today's talent looks better is because defense isn't allowed anymore

Absolutely no resistance to the hole and chucking treys all night long

Both GWS and Houston almost hit 130 pts in their wins earlier in the WCF

Weakest era for defense, easily.
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Old 05-24-2018, 06:42 PM   #23
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They only look more talented because the rules favor perimeter play.
Bingo

Har_en would be a 6th man in the 90s with that turnstile defense yet he is likely this season's MVP...perfect candidate to this era
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Old 05-24-2018, 06:50 PM   #24
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Bingo

Har_en would be a 6th man in the 90s with that turnstile defense yet he is likely this season's MVP...perfect candidate to this era
TBF, Barkley would be playing in the WNBA today and Ordan would be a borderline All-Star at best.


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Coleman was the Cousins of the 90's
Did you just compare Derrick Coleman to Cousins? Take your meds, kiddo.
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Old 05-24-2018, 08:00 PM   #25
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TBF, Barkley would be playing in the WNBA today and Ordan would be a borderline All-Star at best.



Did you just compare Derrick Coleman to Cousins? Take your meds, kiddo.
They were both extremely talented bigs that struggled to reach their full potential because of emotional instability. You disagree?
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Old 05-24-2018, 08:10 PM   #26
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Default Re: The League Has never had more talent than today

The fact that Ben Simmons, Donovan Mitchell and Jason Tatum are already 3 of the best players of the league already says it all.

All 3 will be All-Stars next year.
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Old 05-24-2018, 10:36 PM   #27
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Today is the best era of talents.
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Old 05-24-2018, 10:55 PM   #28
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True and it's not even close. Anyone who even argues this is literally retarded.
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Old 05-24-2018, 11:26 PM   #29
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I literally voted for Hakeem.
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Old 05-24-2018, 11:39 PM   #30
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I guess it's a style difference. All I see is layup drills and three pointers with not much resistance. The game has gotten too basic in a sense.
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