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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist The Right Pick?

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Depends on how his shot develops. 

 

He was a player that we knew was going to struggle to score withhis jumpshot.....and that was accurate.

 

Everyone loved him because of his ability to drive the basketball and score in the lane.  However, I read a stat about him a few months ago that was surprising (and worrisome).  He lead the league in having his shot blocked.....his shot was blocked over 15% of the time.  That is one out of every 6 attempts got BLOCKED.

 

 

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One thing you can develop is a shot..IMO.

Scottie Pippen was real raw with a shot his first three seasons..then got a reliable bank shot and progresses to an above avg shooter.

Jalen Rose was a below avg shooter in college then after three season began to light it up. You see a lot of vets get a great shot toward the end of their careers.

The main problem with the Bobcats roster is the pieces just do not fit together. We have what would be great bench guys in starting roles: MKG and even Kemba..who greatly improved to borderline Starting material.(still real inconsistant)

I do see MKG eventually coming off the bench for energy Defense and being the OKC Sabolosha-type role once this roster gets built up.

Team needs to get scorers obviously and one in the low post..i even see Kemba as a great 6th man. Jamal Crawford type who can come in and light it up focusing on offense.

I might even agree with the theory of drafting yet another project in Noel just to have yet another bad season and three great picks with Noel coming back strong with a year to get healthy and work on skills.

Get the scorers and use FA money on target guys.

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MKG was the youngest player in the NBA this year, the fact that he had some trouble adjusting and seemed to hit a wall in February is not surprising. I dont think he was ready for the grind of an entire NBA season, its a big adjustment going from 30-40 games in a season to 82.

Not everyone can step into the NBA and take over right away, we saw it with Kemba last year. Takes time to build a good team with young players

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I believe MKG was the right pick.There is no doubt that the kid has talent, and he displayed at times. He is the one of only two people in NBA history to record 25 points and 12 rebounds twice before his twentieth birthday (the other being LeBron James). I'm a Carolina fan, but I don't know where this Harrison Barnes love is coming from. Prior to the playoff's he had only reached 20 plus points three times (MKG reached 20+ points on four separate occasions). Another thing to keep in mind is how Dunlap's rotation affected MKG, there were times that MKG didn't even see the floor in the fourth quarter; which is absurd. Finally, keep in mind that he is the youngest player in the NBA, with the right coaching he will develop into a nice player for us.

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The only guys I'd take in a re-do would be Lilliard, Drummond, and maybe Beal. None of them were very realistic outside of Beal however.

 

MKG will be a great player for the Horncats, but he will never be anything more than the 4th best guy on a title team IMO. 

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MKG will be just fine.  He needs to spend this summer shooting jump shots.  If he can get a reliable jumper out to 18 feet, I think his offensive game will open up greatly.

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Very good say!!!

I'm just hesitating to think he'll be somewhat close to Iggy.

And even if he's Iggy, he won't be the missing piece for a Championship just like how Iggy has proved.

He can't shoot as well as "Iggy" either.

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One thing you can develop is a shot..IMO.

Scottie Pippen was real raw with a shot his first three seasons..then got a reliable bank shot and progresses to an above avg shooter.

Jalen Rose was a below avg shooter in college then after three season began to light it up. You see a lot of vets get a great shot toward the end of their careers.

The main problem with the Bobcats roster is the pieces just do not fit together. We have what would be great bench guys in starting roles: MKG and even Kemba..who greatly improved to borderline Starting material.(still real inconsistant)

I do see MKG eventually coming off the bench for energy Defense and being the OKC Sabolosha-type role once this roster gets built up.

Team needs to get scorers obviously and one in the low post..i even see Kemba as a great 6th man. Jamal Crawford type who can come in and light it up focusing on offense.

I might even agree with the theory of drafting yet another project in Noel just to have yet another bad season and three great picks with Noel coming back strong with a year to get healthy and work on skills.

Get the scorers and use FA money on target guys.

That's what disturbs me. I don't want MKG, a no.2 overall pick being a Sefolosha type of player. That would pretty much be a huge bust and an added bad pick to our previous draft mistakes.

3-4 years from now, he need to be Iggy, not Wallace or Sefolosha.

I really think that McLemore would help MKG in

a variety of ways. He will make defense stay honest with him and Kemba on the outside where MKG can win more inside the arc. I would love to have Noel but he would really do nothing to help our offense. I see him a lot like Tyson Chandler. Our offense is not that good right now, and adding Noel another raw player will only make our offense worse. We need a guy like McLemore to compliment Kemba and MKG in the back court.

We can't keep taking these raw players. We're struggling with Biz and MKG already.

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He can't shoot as well as "Iggy" either.

Exactly.

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MKG will be just fine. He needs to spend this summer shooting jump shots. If he can get a reliable jumper out to 18 feet, I think his offensive game will open up greatly.

I think if we can add McLemore, that will help open MKG's offensive game.

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