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T-Mac

Im watching Giannis putting amazing numbers, and dominating on both ends even though he doesn't have a 3 point shot, at 23 YEARS OLD.. Now this reminds me of T-Mac at the same age avging 32 pt 6.5 and 5.5.. Sadly entering his prime he started getting injured and we never really saw what could have been at 28-30 years old.. I guess these last few Drose game have got me thinking


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T-Mac was more of a scorer

T-Mac was more of a scorer than Giannis is at the moment. Sadly like say Grant Hill T-Mac didn't have a B game to reinvent himself on prolong his NBA career.

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Grant Hill did a decent job

Grant Hill did a decent job of reinventing himself with his reduced athleticism, by become a three and passing SF. Theres only so much you can do as TMac and Grant with their compromised athleticism and health.

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The more I think of Giannis,

The more I think of Giannis, the more I think if a young Kevin Garnett.

He refused to be called 7 feet tall, had above average ball handling, a monster first step and second jump, excellent court vision, and range on his jumper. His development was entirely different than Giannis because of the era (Talented players his height MUST play in the post), but the more I look at both, the more I think Giannis is just KG with all the freedom in the world to play as he wants.

There is one thing that links KG, TMac, and Giannis: They are three of the most talented players at their position of all time. TMac at his best is a top 4 or 5 SG. Giannis, at SF. KG, at PF.

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T-Mac when he was playing

T-Mac when he was playing 20mpg and not scoring hardly any points later in his career wassad to watch. Despite being a good 3 point shooter he couldn't compensate for his loss of explosiveness. He averaged 0.455 from the 3 point line in his last season in the NBA so was certainly converting a good percentage of his shots. Also at his peak he had a good APG level but once his athleticisam went he couldn't for some reason fall back onto this.

Grant Hill had one of the highest basketball IQs I've ever seen and could read the game but T-Mac was a very skillful player so had a good feeling for the game, so why he couldn't find a role for himself I could never quite understand.

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His back hurt too much. My

His back hurt too much. My pops had back surgery and nearly lost his mind with the pain. To be a 6'8 SG with multiple back surgeries, to still be effective would be nothing short of a miracle. Back and achilles injuries are the ones I dont expect a comeback from.

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Honestly..I can't compare

Honestly..I can't compare Greek Freak to anyone..dude is an orginal...

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I wonder why he can’t shoot.

I wonder why he can’t shoot. Kawhi has enormous hands and he can still shoot it. Giannis has a tendency to shoot while his upper body falls backwards. It’s like he’s trying to guide the ball too much. His range is the only weakness. He’s 245 lbs of rock hard muscle. 7’0” tall, ridiculously long and has a great vertical leap too

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