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Old 04-24-2013, 09:58 AM   #26
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Default Re: What Does Melo Need To Do To Be Top 50 All Time

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Originally Posted by Sarcastic
Melo is already a better player than Alex English, and will have much better playoff runs in his future. He's only 28, and 7 months older than Lebron. He's got a lot of time left. Alex English started making the playoffs consistently at 28.

Debatable. English is comparable. Just because he wasn't hyped since high school as the next great thing doesn't make Carmelo better. They were both high volume scorers from the small forward position. Only 6 teams made the playofs in each conference when English started not 8 btw.

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Imagine if you made this thread about Paul Pierce when he was 28. It would be an epic bump with people calling him a career loser at that time.

Pierce was always a better all around talent. He's not just a high volume scorer.
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