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Old 09-26-2015, 02:22 PM   #1
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Default Andrew Wiggins is the only player with physical tools to be the next Michael Jordan

Andrew Wiggins has these two abilities that Gilbert Arenas says Kobe is missing.

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Give #KOBE Vince Carter jumping ability and control in the air even tho #Mj jumped higher then vince,wish i could stopped there but jordans (type 2 fibers,fast twitch muscles were off the charts..giving him the ability to explode off the move like a rocket without slowing down to gather..one player that has that ability #westbrook so Now we give #KOBE #westbrook's ability to rocket move at full speed..Now we have kobe with vince carter's jumping ability and westbrook's powerful movements and takeoff ability...now only if kobe had this capability he would have been JORDAN


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Old 09-26-2015, 02:28 PM   #2
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Default Re: Andrew Wiggins is the only player with physical tools to be the next Michael Jordan

and people wonder why i believe kobe was more skilled than jordan


kobe was never the fastest, quickest, biggest, strongest, or jumped the highest with the biggest hands at his position


jordan had all these advantages over the entire leagues wing players
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Old 09-26-2015, 02:31 PM   #3
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Default Re: Andrew Wiggins is the only player with physical tools to be the next Michael Jordan

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and people wonder why i believe kobe was more skilled than jordan


kobe was never the fastest, quickest, biggest, strongest, or jumped the highest with the biggest hands at his position


jordan had all these advantages over the entire leagues wing players

Yet Jordan was more skilled
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Old 09-26-2015, 02:37 PM   #4
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Default Re: Andrew Wiggins is the only player with physical tools to be the next Michael Jordan

The most seldom mentioned quality of MJ is how strong he was.

This is strange considering that strength was the main thing on display in most of his really iconic moments.

He took on whole teams known for their toughness (Pistons, Knicks) and not only defeated them, but did so scoring just as much as he did against everyone else, and on similar efficiency. ... And not only did he do that, but certain individual plays especially demonstrate that he proved himself stronger than their whole team combined as well.

Rewatch the last minute and a half of MJ's career with the Bulls. The guy Karl Malone, world-renowned for being built like a tank, never missing a game, "always delivering"? MJ picked his pocket and hit the series-winner like it was nothing after carrying his team on his back all game long.

Mental toughness obviously has a lot to do with this, but physical toughness is necessary too, and there aren't many out there with the physical toughness of MJ. (Stockton, Bird, Rodman, a few others.)

I wouldn't say Wiggins is weak or anything, but speed and body control aren't nearly as important as strength when it comes to being an all-time great.
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Old 09-26-2015, 02:38 PM   #5
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Default Re: Andrew Wiggins is the only player with physical tools to be the next Michael Jordan

No he doesn't. Let's not overrate the kid.
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Old 09-26-2015, 03:31 PM   #6
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Default Re: Andrew Wiggins is the only player with physical tools to be the next Michael Jordan

Well, there's that delusional listing of Kobe's accomplishments. Come back when he won the scoring title, DPOY and MVP in the same year. (drops mike and walks off the stage)
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Old 09-26-2015, 03:39 PM   #7
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Default Re: Andrew Wiggins is the only player with physical tools to be the next Michael Jordan

Wiggins doesn't have the handles, bball IQ or vision to be Jordan.
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Old 09-26-2015, 03:49 PM   #8
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wiggins hasnt even reached prime tmac's stage and people are already bringing up jordan comparisons
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Old 09-27-2015, 02:22 AM   #9
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Default Re: Andrew Wiggins is the only player with physical tools to be the next Michael Jordan

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wiggins hasnt even reached prime tmac's stage and people are already bringing up jordan comparisons

Exactly.
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Old 09-27-2015, 02:59 AM   #10
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Default Re: Andrew Wiggins is the only player with physical tools to be the next Michael Jordan

Rookie Jordan averaged 28 ppg. Wiggins struggled to average 17
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Old 09-27-2015, 03:03 AM   #11
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Wiggins has small hands compared to MJ.

The greatest player of all time will always have massive hands.. It's just that big of an advantage...

Think about it - MJ was a guard, but had big man hands, and finished like a big man around the rim (off vertical, and one-step vertical.... and also with that big hands-touch, i.e. palming the ball like Andrew Bynum, Shaq, Webber, Duncan).

You know how impossible it is to be better than MJ without big hands?... Ask Kobe.
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Old 09-27-2015, 03:05 AM   #12
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Jordan played 3 years of college, physically yes, skill wise no
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Old 09-27-2015, 08:45 AM   #13
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Still not sure what to expect of Wiggins.
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Old 09-27-2015, 12:14 PM   #14
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Default Re: Andrew Wiggins is the only player with physical tools to be the next Michael Jordan

Wiggins has the potential to be a very solid, maybe even elite player. But all the reflexive comparisons to great players, including the GOAT, are way too premature and speculative. While Wiggins is a great athlete, he actually looked significantly more explosive in high school than so far in the pros. And he doesn't have anywhere near the same body control, change of direction and ability to slice through congested and small spaces that Jordan routinely exhibited. Nor is his mid range, post up, or jump shot nearly as good, although of course he's still very young and raw.

Finally, Wiggins doesn't really seem to have the big game/seize the bull by the horns mentality of Jordan. And no one's going to rightfully compared to Jordan if they can't do that.
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Old 09-27-2015, 12:24 PM   #15
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Yet Jordan was more skilled


na... half of jordans career was a lebron esq physical show.

then the 2nd half he developed a mid range jumper at around age 28/29



kobe had all the skills including unlimited range/highly contested from age 22



and madonna says jordans pe*nis is small like lebrons aswell
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