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Author Topic: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine  (Read 4532 times)

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Re: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine
« Reply #25 on: May 14, 2024, 07:08:14 PM »
For Marquettes sake, hope Karaban stays in the draft. Him and McNeeley would be likely best shooting 3/4 combo in CBB


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Re: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine
« Reply #27 on: May 14, 2024, 10:58:01 PM »
Excellent day for TyKo
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Re: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine
« Reply #29 on: May 20, 2024, 02:29:54 PM »
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Re: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine
« Reply #31 on: May 20, 2024, 06:26:37 PM »
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Re: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine
« Reply #32 on: May 20, 2024, 07:38:10 PM »
https://www.nytimes.com/athletic/5503204/2024/05/19/bronny-james-nba-draft-combine-takeaways/?source=pulsenewsletter&campaign=9892193&userId=9672019

I like the line about Ben Gold possibly sitting in the same space a year from now.   

I haven't been to the site lately, but in the link, it was stated Tyler Kolek may have hurt his draft stock by not participating in the five-on-five games.  Does anyone have any intel on why?

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Re: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine
« Reply #33 on: May 20, 2024, 11:10:42 PM »
I have vicarious PTSD from Justin Lewis pulling out of the combine scrimmages. That memory makes it hard to feel like sitting out is ever the right decision for a non-lottery pick. I'm sure Kolek's decision was agent-driven. I hope they're right.

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Re: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine
« Reply #34 on: Today at 09:05:12 AM »
I have vicarious PTSD from Justin Lewis pulling out of the combine scrimmages. That memory makes it hard to feel like sitting out is ever the right decision for a non-lottery pick. I'm sure Kolek's decision was agent-driven. I hope they're right.

I get it, but different situations. Justin had one breakout year. Tyler is a two-time All-American and won a BE POTY. He's a far more proven quantity at this point.

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Re: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine
« Reply #35 on: Today at 09:46:15 AM »
I get it, but different situations. Justin had one breakout year. Tyler is a two-time All-American and won a BE POTY. He's a far more proven quantity at this point.

TKO is more accomplished collegiately sure, but I could sure see an argument that Justin was a better prospect post combine than TKO is right now. 
I'll stick with my opinion on Gold.  He'll be in foul trouble within the first eight minutes.

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Re: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine
« Reply #36 on: Today at 10:04:22 AM »
TKO is more accomplished collegiately sure, but I could sure see an argument that Justin was a better prospect post combine than TKO is right now.

Not sure about that. Tyler has some legit NBA level skills. His passing, vision, and shooting are all NBA level. I don't know that Justin was elite enough at any one thing to be a better prospect. Though I also would've liked to see TK play.
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Re: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine
« Reply #37 on: Today at 10:13:09 AM »
Not sure about that. Tyler has some legit NBA level skills. His passing, vision, and shooting are all NBA level. I don't know that Justin was elite enough at any one thing to be a better prospect. Though I also would've liked to see TK play.

I agree with brew here. Tyler is way better at his role (PG) than Justin was in his. Really the biggest concerns with Tyler is his shooting (which he addressed at the combine and likely is why he didn't play) and his defense.

Justin was average athletically and not really elite at anything.
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Re: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine
« Reply #38 on: Today at 10:16:05 AM »
Not sure about that. Tyler has some legit NBA level skills. His passing, vision, and shooting are all NBA level. I don't know that Justin was elite enough at any one thing to be a better prospect. Though I also would've liked to see TK play.

He's also well below average on many of the physical aspects of the game, 3 years older than Justin was, and in a a historically weak draft.  Justin was not elite at any specific skill, but had the dimensions where all it took was one team thinking they could develop his shot.

Love TKO, hope he can stick, but there's a reason that there's not a ton of below the rim players in the NBA.  Also, did not say that Justin was a better prospect, just that I can see an argument that he is.
I'll stick with my opinion on Gold.  He'll be in foul trouble within the first eight minutes.

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Re: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine
« Reply #39 on: Today at 10:19:08 AM »
He's also well below average on many of the physical aspects of the game, 3 years older than Justin was, and in a a historically weak draft.  Justin was not elite at any specific skill, but had the dimensions where all it took was one team thinking they could develop his shot.

Love TKO, hope he can stick, but there's a reason that there's not a ton of below the rim players in the NBA.  Also, did not say that Justin was a better prospect, just that I can see an argument that he is.

I think he'll stick, but could envision a scenario he doesn't. I don't think there is any chance he's in danger of falling out of the top 40. I expect him to go first round.

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Re: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine
« Reply #40 on: Today at 10:19:26 AM »
He's also well below average on many of the physical aspects of the game, 3 years older than Justin was, and in a a historically weak draft.  Justin was not elite at any specific skill, but had the dimensions where all it took was one team thinking they could develop his shot.

Love TKO, hope he can stick, but there's a reason that there's not a ton of below the rim players in the NBA.  Also, did not say that Justin was a better prospect, just that I can see an argument that he is.

If there is any position that can be below the rim in the NBA, it would be at PG.


I think he'll stick, but could envision a scenario he doesn't. I don't think there is any chance he's in danger of falling out of the top 40. I expect him to go first round.

Completely agree here.
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Re: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine
« Reply #41 on: Today at 10:25:54 AM »
I think he'll stick, but could envision a scenario he doesn't. I don't think there is any chance he's in danger of falling out of the top 40. I expect him to go first round.

Agreed, he'll get a shot, I just hope he can adjust to a game where everyone is bigger/faster/stronger on both ends of the court.
I'll stick with my opinion on Gold.  He'll be in foul trouble within the first eight minutes.

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Re: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine
« Reply #42 on: Today at 10:26:47 AM »
I haven't been to the site lately, but in the link, it was stated Tyler Kolek may have hurt his draft stock by not participating in the five-on-five games.  Does anyone have any intel on why?

Let's let him answer that in his own words:
Kolek opted out of the combine's five-on-five games, which can often look like disorganized pickup runs.

"We just thought that the brand of basketball that they play here isn't the style that I play," he said. "I'm getting people involved, I'm sharing the ball, playing the right way.

"It felt like a lot of guys are just trying to get their games off here. Not trying to play the right way. It wouldn't showcase what I can do the best of my ability."

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Re: Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro NBA Combine
« Reply #43 on: Today at 11:22:07 AM »
Well, Jeremy Lynn had some success in the NBA. Ty's play is similar to Lynn's IMHO, but you guys would know better than me.