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Lotto Player comparisons.. digging in the crates


Rather than compare current players to this years draft crop I am curious to see who from the past might best compare to this years likely lottery picks. I've separated it by position, and to be honest, do not know a ton about a lot of these guys - this is why I am curious to see who disagrees with my calls and what better comparisons exist. I made an effort to drum up some names not used about these guys. Why do this? Because the draft feels oh so far away.

disclaimer - given the way the game has changed, some guys are going to be compared to players who perhaps did not play the same position.

disclaimer 2 - guys I know nothing about I did not bother adding - feel free to do so

disclaimer 3 - not saying they will have the same career - focus is more on style of play, body type and strengths and weaknesses they have in common

Centers:

Drummond - Alonzo

Zeller - Kevin Willis (t-rex arms)

Meyers - Rik Smits (dunking dutchman!)

Henson - Ralph Sampson

PFs:

Davis - Kareem (yeah, I said it)

Robinson - Derrick Coleman

Sullinger - Chris Gatling

Jones the 3 - Tim Thomas (is he still in the league?)

Terrence Jones - Larry Johnson

Royce White - Antoine Walker

SFs

MKG: Sprewell (in his prime)

Barnes: George Gervin

Shooting Guard

Beal -Joe Dumars

Lamb - Michael Cooper

Rivers - Jeff Hornacek

PG

Lillard - Kevin Johnson

Marshall - Mark Price

let the arguments commence...

This FanPost is a submission from a member of the mighty Golden State of Mind community. While we're all here to throw up that W, these words do not necessarily reflect the views of the GSoM Crew. Still, chances are the preceding post is Unstoppable Baby!

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