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Barnett and his NBA chances

Posted on: July 2, 2019 at 20:20:54 CT
Harvest MU
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I'm no NBA expert, but based on some watching of games over the years, Jordan seems athletic enough for his size and a good enough 3 pt shooter to play in the NBA.

If he lacks something to get make an NBA roster, I'd guess it's having the aggressiveness to excel in a league where most players are either extremely driven, unreal athletes, or both.

At times at Mizzou, he seemed to just fade into the background in games. He comes across as a very nice and thoughtful young man. Maybe he is just not wired to play with a high level of aggressiveness 100% of the time in terms of attacking offense or defensive intensity.

Still, I would guess he can play professionally for a long time in Europe if that's what he wants. The NBA might be within reach for him but he's got to continue to improve to get there.

Edited by Harvest at 20:54:21 on 07/02/19
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Barnett with a decent game tonight - longtimereader MU - 7/2 20:05:59
     Barnett and his NBA chances - Harvest MU - 7/2 20:20:54
          He certainly looks like an NBA player - Genco98 MU - 7/3 06:28:12
          You might be on to something - longtimereader MU - 7/2 22:19:25
               That’s not his game - wu-tangtiger MU - 7/2 22:51:35
                    Understood. But - longtimereader MU - 7/2 23:49:40
                         I don’t think scouts care about getting shots up - wu-tangtiger MU - 7/3 07:49:51
          He needs to learn how to handle the ball. If he - Uncle John MU - 7/2 20:26:45
               He’s a 3 and D wing - wu-tangtiger MU - 7/2 21:41:31
                    Tweet from his former coach - longtimereader MU - 7/2 22:17:34
                         RE: Tweet from his former coach - MUKdC MU - 7/3 07:27:51




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