I don’t think Reggie would’ve become the same kind of defender Klay has become simply due to his own body’s ability, but with more energy to spend on that end, he would certainly have a different reputation as a stopper. Jack Harlow didn’t rap about Gabe Vincent, with all due respect. But, with all due respect, an entire NBA team should NOT get tested for COVID-19 while there are critically ill patients waiting to be tested. The sports-related memes, GIFS, photos tweets and videos honoring King's tremendous work have been on point. Those 7.9 seconds vilified Detroit as the ultimate sore loser bullies. SPORTS ILLUSTRATED is a registered trademark of ABG-SI LLC. Not everything came off the dribble, but in watching Reggie, he is quite simply one of the best off-ball cutters in league history. Reggie was on some phenomenal teams, but largely missed out due to being on some largely average teams in his early prime, and poor voting. That’s not to diminish what Klay has done in the league, more to emphasize the problems with comparing them or saying Klay is better. Q and Chance add a new voice to make it an official tripod and preview the Eastern and Western Conference. I’m going to break this down and explain why I think this is such a discredit to both players involved. 6. Reggie’s second best teammate was probably Rik Smits until the 2000 season when Jalen Rose broke into the starting lineup. He wasn’t going to ISO 35 possession a game, but to say he couldn’t score with the ball in his hands is a fallacy. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. The gravitational pull of Kevin Durant is ten-fold the gravity of Derrick McKey, Rik Smits, or Mark Jackson. Last word on the election: CNN needs to use the tweet below as inspiration and add ESPN's NFL PrimeTime music to its coverage. And he's been doing it since Tuesday with very little rest. Dwyane Wade: I agree Big Perk. While the change of pace has often been talked about and sometimes overblown, the biggest difference has been the efficiency bloom. To be fair to Klay, he’s a better defender than Reggie ever was. With all due Respect to the Great Reggie Miller, Klay Thompson is not the same player, nor should we even be having this discussion. Context is key. However, from the mid 90’s to early 00’s there was a steep decline in pace; from 1995-04, the average pace was about 91 possessions per game which is an incredibly steep drop off. For reference, the 2017-18 season’s average pace was 97.3 possessions per game. © 2021 ABG-SI LLC. With all due respect to Gobert, a person who is 7-foot-1 with a 9-foot-9 standing reach should be able to successfully dunk a basketball into a 10-foot hoop even if his hands are coated in vegetable oil. Why it was obvious the Eagles had to keep Carson Wentz, even if that meant letting go of a Super Bowl winning coach. I was extremely busy last night and largely detached from social media and the outside world; waking up to this was....uhhhh interesting. Yes, both guys are roughly the same height (Klay Thompson was 6’7 until the official NBA heights were taken prior to this season), they generate(d) a lot of their looks off-ball and through motion. Realmuto, take a deep dive into the best players available this winter. "Tests should not … With all due respect to Sanon, this pick isn’t going to go over well with Wizards fans. For instance; the league average effective field goal percentage (FG% accounting for threes) from 1990-2006 was 48.3% with a peak of 50% in 1995 (the year the three point line was moved in to 22 feet), and the two other highs in the concurrent years; 96 and 97. Porter reportedly sent 17 unsolicited pictures to a foreign correspondent who moved to the U.S. to cover MLB, per ESPN's Jeff Passan and Mina Kimes. The Wizards selected Ukranian point guard Issuf Sanon with the 44th overall pick in the NBA Draft. While Klay has certainly seen intense levels of defensive attention, he’s never seen the consistent level that Reggie dealt with for the majority of his career. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, The Energy 202: The pipeline fights are only beginning for Biden, Bitter, Trump skips chance to say splashy, high-profile farewell. 4. With all due respect to the current times, history washes its hands of the Pistons because they didn't shake hands. Right off the bat, you might think “Mark is off his rocker writing an article about a tweet,” and you know what, you may have a slight point there. SPORTS VIDEO OF THE DAY: In honor of Thursday night's Packers-Niners game, here is Terrell Owens making one of the more impressive catches we've ever seen. With all due respect to Harris, a fine player, he’s a perfect example of a guy hitting the market at the right time. His game was much less appreciated in an era predicated on the complete opposite of what he did. Klay/Steph/KD were Jordan and Pippen for anyone in the West. You can listen to the podcast below or download it on Apple, Spotify, Stitcher and Google Play. NBA trade rumors indicate that the Houston Rockets will at least ask for one of Pascal Siakam or Kyle Lowry in return, and in all likelihood, it will be the former. Aka more three’s, as well as less non-star players shooting from the mid-range (If you think the mid-range is completely dead please read some of Seth Partnow’s work, it’s fantastic). Clark County said it would release results Thursday. Any Pacer fan can recall the 90’s and Reggie cutting baseline to run off an endless wave of Davis screens. 1.With all due respect to the MAC, which kicked off its football season with six games Wednesday night, the sports world has taken a back seat to … If you put prime Reggie in today’s game, his offense would pop like no other. "But, with all due respect, an entire NBA team should NOT get tested for COVID-19 while there are critically ill patients waiting to be tested. We’ll talk when Klay retires someday. Herro is affordable tonight, and if there were ever a team to jump on the low price tag, it’s now, even if Simmons is active. Even shooting a significantly lesser amount of three’s, Reggie has been remarkably more efficient. All four goals were scored by the Mewis sisters, with Rapinoe and Lloyd returning and Catarino Macario making her U.S. debut. But the process led to engagement between the NBA and local civil rights groups. But with all due respect to the Browns and the Reds, this one seemed to be particularly sweet for the reigning NBA Finals MVP. Klay has never been a number one option and for a large portion of the run Golden State went on, he was a tertiary option. "With All Due Respect" Podcast: NBA Preview SZN "Burbans & Lacs" 10/22/19 With All Due Respect returns for the start to the NBA Season. ... high-reward move that puts the Clippers even closer to an NBA championship. Let’s look at their age 24-28 seasons. An element of a culture or system of behavior … Simply reach up and dunk it. This state is the place of the new funny NBA finals pictures, NBA playoff, and draft memes, as far as there are so many passionate basketball fans. 5. It’s all hypothetical. Headlined by Trevor Bauer, DJ LeMahieu and J.T. if you’re going to do it, at least try and do it in a fair way. Reggie wasn’t going to pull out a shammgod in the middle of the playoffs, but he was deadly with a mid range pullup and surprisingly savvy at getting to the rim. But, with all due respect, an entire NBA team should NOT get tested for COVID-19 while there are critically ill patients waiting to be tested. Klay routinely guards opposing teams’ best perimeter player and warrants the defensive acclaim he has received throughout his career. Memes! This McLovin Superbad baby Yoda meme is Epic. The network is expected to have massive layoffs Thursday, and if you've ever experienced a day with layoffs, whether you survive or not, you know it's truly horrible on every level. ‍♂️ pic.twitter.com/omzMyrXn2V. the era these two players existed in are very different B.) If Reggie has different talent around him or doesn’t run into some of the greatest teams of all-time, maybe he wins a title or many. With all due respect to other cute Star Wars characters such as Ewoks, BB-8, and others, Baby Yoda stole to crown. 2. Just want to send best wishes to everyone at ESPN. We can appreciate greatness without having to compare it. Nevada, With All Due Respect, People Want You To Please Hurry The Hell Up. Reggie did more with less and is one of the most efficient players of all time. RANDOM VIDEO OF THE DAY: As Michael Scott once showed us, you can try to declare things, but it doesn't really mean anything. Then we got into Heyman's role as Roman Reigns's special counsel and how that partnership came to be. Kansas guard Chris Teahan banked in a three as time expired in Baylor's 77-69 victory in Waco on Monday. Lester, 37, posted a career-worst 5.16 ERA in 12 starts in 2020. There’s also this misconception that Reggie never did anything with the ball in his hands. Brooklyn looks unguardable after acquiring James Harden from the Rockets. But, if you do, do it the right way, and be fair in your assessment/judgement. Thre point attempt rates really skyrocketed from 2015-2017 and EFG% along with it; from 22.4 3pg to 27 as league average. We’ll talk … With all due respect to the Wilt Chamberlains of the world, what Steph did to the modern NBA was truly, legitimately absurd. It’s hard to win as a lone star, and even harder when pitted against two of the greatest players of all time in Pippen and Jordan. King rattles off numbers and counties like a machine, while Wolf Blitzer keeps interrupting him and he never gets flustered, never flubs a line and never loses his cool. Learn more. When I think of Reggie Miller and Klay Thompson, I think of two supremely talented silky smooth shooters. Klay Thompson was a large part of three incredible title teams, but the idea that having a title makes you a better player than someone is frankly nonsense. The CNN chief national correspondent has spent endless hours dominating his touch-screen maps in the same way Michael Jordan used to dominate the NBA. Let’s stop trying to put them in boxes and categorize them because their numbers look similar. Klay had the benefit of the gravity created by Steph and Durant. The amount of open layups he generated for himself due to a quick pivot or head fake is extraordinary. According to basketball reference, the average pace of play from 1990-93 was roughly 97 possessions per game. All Rights Reserved. He just turned 30, maybe he gets a chance to be the number one option and we can stack up his performance then. He played in an era that was largely abhorrent of his skillset, and yet he was still one of the greats. In his most 3-point driven season, Reggie fired off 6.6 per game. Conversely he could struggle, but I’m not interested in speculating on that. Facebook Twitter Flipboard uproxx.it But, I have a major issue with comparing players like this. Many of you (and me) have spent more time this week with John King than anyone else in the world. With all due Respect to the Great Reggie Miller, Klay Thompson is not the same player, nor should we even be having this discussion. Both are 5 Time All-Stars, 1 has 3 rings!!!! Who y’all got? Klay can score off the dribble, but he doesn’t do it often; according to stats.nba.com, since the 2014 season, over 50% of Klay’s shots have come without dribbling, and when including shots taken with one dribble prior to shooting, nearly 75% of his shots are accounted for. So strap in! There’s a significant difference between being a team’s sole offensive engine with a steep drop-off in offensive talent down the roster, and having two Hall of Famer’s (or even just one pre-KD) who are among the greatest offensive players of all-time. Thus far, Klay Thompson has been an incredible talent, but to outright say he is a better player than Reggie is a stretch. For the next four games, Smith came in with the bench unit either at the end of the first or the start of the second quarter, and with all due respect to the now two-time NBA … With all due respect, King James did take a faux fall during the Eastern Conference Finals last year and he didn't even get touched by a Toronto Raptors' player. But, with all due respect, an entire NBA team should NOT get tested for COVID-19 while there are critically ill patients waiting to be tested,” de Blasio wrote on Twitter. My point for this really long statistical ramble; A.) League EFG% has been above 50% since 2016 and climbed to 52.1% in 2018. 14.2m members in the memes community. For right now, it’s clear cut for me. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. But with all due respect to those players, none have the capability of swinging a playoff series. Tests should not be for the wealthy, but for the sick.” With all due respect to the Lakers, the 2021 championship race appears as close as it was heading into last season, even after last week’s frenzy … Horry was a good player in his own right, but my point is that while being on a title team is great, I don’t think that inherently makes an individual great. He then ripped me for writing that Bobby Heenan is the greatest wrestling manager of all time. Aug 10, 2015 - With all due respect, and remember I'm saying with all due respect, that idea ain't worth a velvet painting of a whale and a dolphin getting it on. NBA.com: With all due respect, people will be watching to see if you have the heft to say “no” to Jason Kidd or to the owners who are signing your paycheck. In a role that has been more the bolster of a great offense than than the fulcrum of one, it’s difficult to antiquate how well Klay would adapt to a role similar to Reggie’s. While in general the pace of play has increased in recent years, the pace in the early 90’s (start of Reggie’s prime) is similar to today’s. The podcast started with Heyman's questioning me when I asked how he was doing. He would undoubtedly shoot more threes and his scoring numbers would blossom before our very eyes. This week's SI Media Podcast features an interview with the legendary Paul Heyman. First of all, I hope you all survived the last two episodes of The Last Dance (I guess Game 6 of the 98 ECF never happened), but we’re here now, we all have our hair again, and we’re inching ever closer to the hopeful reboot of the 2020 NBA season. Reggie’s numbers would be quite different if he played today. Klay has deserved every single one of his, but Reggie certainly deserved more. Be sure to catch up on past editions of Traina Thoughts and check out the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast hosted by Jimmy Traina on Apple, Spotify or Stitcher. Here is a demonstration of how easy it is to reach up and dunk the ball when you are the largest person on the court. - Ricky Bobby Pivoting towards Reggie, I want to posit that the major reason for why Reggie was never seen as a great defender, is because of the energy expenditure he put forth on the offensive side of the ball. Even Twitter and sports fans—the two toughest and angriest crowds out there—have been thoroughly impressed with King. With all due respect to the MAC, which kicked off its football season with six games Wednesday night, the sports world has taken a back seat to politics this week as we still await the results of the 2020 presidential election. 7. But, with all due respect, an entire NBA team should NOT get tested for COVID-19 while there are critically ill patients waiting to be tested,” de Blasio said. For reference, Klay topped out at just over 3 free throws per game and has hovered around two for most of his career. Tests should not be for the wealthy, but for the sick." I had a lot planned for my morning, but couldn’t get anything done as this was consistently plaguing my mind. You can also follow Jimmy on Twitter and Instagram. Kendrick Perkins: With All due respect to the great @DwyaneWade I believe that Anthony Davis compliments Lebron better than any other player he’s ever played with. But, with all due respect, an entire NBA team should NOT get tested for COVID-19 while there are critically ill patients waiting to be tested. With all due Respect to the Great Reggie Miller I have to roll with Klay Thompson on this one!!! All … "But, with all due respect, an entire NBA team should NOT get tested for COVID-19 while there are critically ill patients waiting to be tested. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, White House Visit: From Tradition to Decision. A way of describing cultural information being shared. Take what you want from All-Defensive team votes/selections; strictly speaking on tape, Klay is much stronger at the point of attack, largely due to having a far more filled out frame than Reggie. Is Robert Horry better than Charles Barkley by that logic? This is not on knock on Klay, but it’s important to note for Reggie. During Curry’s 2016 unanimous MVP … If you’re unfamiliar with the basketball use of the term, gravity is the way in which a player draws defenders to them with or without the ball; how attached to the hip/cognizant is the defense of a given player. Tests should not … with (all due) respect definition: 1. used to express polite disagreement in a formal situation: 2. used to express polite…. 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