Center and PF next big position

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  1. Ivan Weir

    Ivan Weir Rookie

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    with Joel Embiid , Anthony Davis, KAT and Porzingod taking over at a young age will the center and PF positon take over the guard dominated NBA
     
  2. LaichItOrlovIt

    LaichItOrlovIt Hall of Famer

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    Not really. It's nice that we are getting some good big guys coming up since over the past few years the 4 and 5 have really lacked in talent. But the guards will still be dominating the league for a very long time. Curry, Westbrook, Harden, Lillard, Thomas, Walker, Lowry, Derozan, Kyrie any many more i haven't mentioned are all still relatively young and will continue to be running the league. Just too much talent at the guard position for that to change
     
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    The 1 and 2 positions have a lot more depth and skill then the 4 and 5. The 4 and 5 have started to have more talent and skill being produced in the recent years.
     
  4. Sam F.

    Sam F. Hall of Famer 2 LEGEND

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    Eventually, NBA teams are gonna realize that they have to focus on the three point shooting.

    In the 1990's, centers dominated the game. Ewing, Shaq, Hakeem, etc... Teams realized that centers were just too dominating, so NBA teams decided to tell their defense to swarm the paint and guard against these centers. This led to centers eventually dumping the ball out to the perimeter and having players shoot wide open three pointers.

    Now we're in the current age with three point shooters; teams are constantly chucking up three pointers. Dumping the ball into the post and having centers do their work is a secondary right now. We've even seen centers develop a three point shot.

    But, this means that years from now, teams are gonna have their defense just swarm the perimeter and guard against the three pointer. This will lead to guards dumping the ball into the paint again and have centers dominating the game just like they did years ago. Ten years from now, basketball will be like it was in the 90's and centers will be in the post, dominating inside the paint once again and three point shooting will not be as important; three point shooting will be the secondary like it was in the 90's.

    It's an endless cycle that will continue forever in the NBA.
     

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