Originally Posted by Smoke117
People are really overrating Shawn Kemp. He was a fantastic athlete with a horrible basketball IQ...and IQ in general. The way the guys life has gone is enough to show you that, but he wasn't exactly basketball smart either. He was clearly a player lived off on his physical gifts and not intelligence or hard work.
I don't think so. If anything, Amare is being overrated. The dude is a face up power forward who shies away from contact and post play. So, Amare's quick and athletic, he still wasn't ever as strong or as explosive as Kemp. As for Basketball IQ, I wouldn't go bragging about Amares either.