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After the Buzzer - Top breakout players next season: #1 Andre Drummond

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  1. mikhail1973

    mikhail1973 All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion

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    After the Buzzer - Top breakout players next season: #1 Andre Drummond
    I'll take that development along with those numbers for sure. Any takers out there?
     
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    If he gives us 10/10/2blks on 60%fg with a spattering of offensive boards, good defense in 25-30mpg, he will be the undisputed steal of the draft.

    16/12/2a/2blk on 60% shooting will result in a messy keyboard
     
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    Just keep your beer away from the keyboard and it shouldn't be a problem.

    That's what you were talking about, right?
     
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    I can see 12 rbg but not 16 ppg. I think he will have some low point high rebound games a la Wallace.
     
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    This kid, (not Smith, not Jennings, not Billups etc etc) will determine how big of a jump we take this year. If Drummond is able to bully and push around and basically render guys like Noah and Brooke Lopez ineffective....we're a top 4 team in the east.
     
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    This is before adding Melo or after?
     
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    I think Drummond broke out last year. It just takes a little while for people to notice a bench player off of a lottery team.
     
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    Yes. Beer. My rapid hand movements make knock it over....

    I'm not so sure. He was consistently a high performer from the get go. Even just more of the same with a slight uptick in minutes (and associated production) plus some better FT% (even 50%) would vault him above Anthony Davis. When I think breakout, I think ignored 2nd rounders turned into key pieces (a la Chandler Parsons).

    Drummond could render those guys useless last year and we still took a thumping. Its Drummonds potential, combined with the addition of other pieces which make us a good team, not just him alone.
     
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    He broke out in the sense that from very early on, it was clear that he would have been a top 3 pick if the draft were redone.

    It just took him a while to break out and replace Jason Maxiell due to Coach Clueless the 4th.
     
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    This isn't much of a stretch but I think Anthony Davis is going to be much improved this year as well.
    I watched some that USA Basketball intersquad scrimmage from Las Vegas and A-D was looking VERY good.
    I was blown away by his ability to handle the rock for a big dude.
    The whole fact that he was a PG in high school and had that late growth-spurt is going to surface for this kid soon.
     
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    mikhail1973 All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion

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    Reminder: Andre Drummond dominated Orlando Summer League (VIDEO) | ProBasketballTalk
     
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    I can see him scoring 14 pts per game. I'm kinda expecting a lot of putbacks.
     
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