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tigerforever7
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How many years does Davis need?

How many years do you think it will take davis to be top player on our team and top 10 in league?
Also, do you thin rivers will ever be a top 3 player on our team?


Hester Carries
USA Fan
Member since Sep 2012
3756 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
Late next season he will be elite.


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bddwolfpack
Rutgers Fan
NYC
Member since Sep 2010
9407 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
I don't think he'll ever be a top ten player in the League.

He'll be a perennial All-Star and is already the second best player on the roster behind Gordon.


tigerforever7
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2012
174 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
You think he means more to the team than anderson?


bddwolfpack
Rutgers Fan
NYC
Member since Sep 2010
9407 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
Anderson is a better scorer/shooter, but Davis is the better all around player.


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quail man
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
New York, NY
Member since May 2010
29586 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
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I don't think he'll ever be a top ten player in the League.


yes he will


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GynoSandberg
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Jan 2006
38791 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
Davis is already trending towards being a top 10 player. He could be there as soon as next year but year 3 is more than likely.

Everyone defines top 10 differently.


bddwolfpack
Rutgers Fan
NYC
Member since Sep 2010
9407 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
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Everyone defines top 10 differently.

Excellent point


TheSexecutioner
Gonzaga Fan
Member since Mar 2011
3804 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
Hard for a guy who doesn't really create his own shot to be top 10 in the league. Hopefully I'm wrong though.
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Fun Bunch
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
New Orleans
Member since May 2008
29503 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
So big men can't be top 10 players? Da fuq?


GynoSandberg
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Member since Jan 2006
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re: How many years does Davis need?
Dwight Howard is (was?) a top 10 player, yes? He doesn't really create his own shot other than catching alley oops, put backs, and the occasional running hook.

Howard averaged 12/10/2 his rookie year (age 19)

Davis is already at 15/9/2 with similar fg% and a way better Ft%

Davis can actually shoot, too. His offensive game can become a mix of Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard if all goes right.

Tim Duncan, Garnett were top 10 guys and many project Davis similarly. shite Duncan could still be a top 10 guy.

Like I said top 10 lists are so arbitrary. Those lists are often dominated by wing players and not bigs. Kobe, Wade, Melo, LBJ, Durant, CP3, Westbrook, Howard, Deron Williams, Rose, Dirk... Those names have been the consensus best players in the league over the past few years. Only 1 real "big"


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Fearthehat0307
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Dec 2007
56468 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
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I don't think he'll ever be a top ten player in the League.
really have nothing to back up my position but i strongly disagree with this


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TheSexecutioner
Gonzaga Fan
Member since Mar 2011
3804 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
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So big men can't be top 10 players? Da fuq?


Nah, I consider guys with dominant post moves to be creating their own shot. Dwight Howard has reliable post moves.


TotesMcGotes
Virginia Fan
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Member since Mar 2009
16071 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
He does?


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supe12sta12z
Tiger Town
Member since Apr 2012
711 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
Lol. What reliable post moves did Dwight have early in his career?
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VOR
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
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Member since Apr 2009
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re: How many years does Davis need?
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I don't think he'll ever be a top ten player in the League.



Who knows for sure, but I think he certainly has legitimate potential to be one.

And I suppose it does depend on what you mean by top ten player. Natural ability/athleticism? Statistics? Value to team? Domination of opponents? What combination of those factors?


GrandeBeli
Southern Fan
Bucktown
Member since Jul 2012
820 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
Once he gains more muscle and Monty develops offensive plays for him I think he will be fine.


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CQQ
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Member since Feb 2006
12677 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
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Dwight Howard has reliable post moves.




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CocoLoco
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
30° 12' N 92° 0' W
Member since Jan 2012
14825 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
The way he affects games with his length is remarkable. He will be a great player as he matures, and he is already a very good one.


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Jcorye1
Rutgers Fan
Tom Terrific (greater than) Brees
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33228 posts

re: How many years does Davis need?
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Nah, I consider guys with dominant post moves to be creating their own shot. Dwight Howard has reliable post moves.



Literally my first time on the Hornets Board and I read this gem.


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