hoopie
Two weeks ago

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Adams v Baynes - who's better?

Baynes is having a good year, and seems to be the hardest guy to score against in the NBA. He seems to be turning into another Bogut as elite rim-protector.

Adams is also having a good year, and keeps getting better year after year.

However, I still see Adams as more of an offensive threat.

If you could choose who you'd rather have on your team, who would you choose?

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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
13:43 12 Apr 18

Reply #683531

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

Adams is... by a fair bit. Hes one of the most underrated players in the nba


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
13:45 12 Apr 18

Reply #683533

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

Adams for sure


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Ariel 86
Two weeks ago
13:47 12 Apr 18

Reply #683534

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

Adam's clearly. Though Bayne's is playing really well.


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Isaac
Two weeks ago
14:03 12 Apr 18

Reply #683539

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

Adams quite comfortably.


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Hogwash
Two weeks ago
14:15 12 Apr 18

Reply #683544

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

Adams.
At 24 yo his best is yet to come.


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Woody
Two weeks ago
14:27 12 Apr 18

Reply #683551

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

Steven Adams will be an all star


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J
Two weeks ago
14:27 12 Apr 18

Reply #683552

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

Not even close. Adams by a mile.

Who should win ROY? Now that is a closer call.


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LoveBroker
Two weeks ago
14:38 12 Apr 18

Reply #683555

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

When did Baines develop a 3 ball?


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
15:12 12 Apr 18

Reply #683559

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

Adams. This is borderline an offensive question.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
15:18 12 Apr 18

Reply #683561

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

"When did Baines develop a 3 ball?"

some time this month it seems


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
15:41 12 Apr 18

Reply #683563

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

Where would we be if Baynes chose to be a tall black and adams ctually decided to play for his national team?


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
18:11 12 Apr 18

Reply #683579

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

Baynes seems to be the hardest player to score on in the NBA( you are kidding yourself mate)..
Adams by a country mile and more!!!!


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AussiePride
Two weeks ago
19:42 12 Apr 18

Reply #683586

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

No Anon. I think you are kidding yourself!

Baynes has the number 1 Defensive Rating in the NBA and Adams is well down the list.

Adams may be the better player overall but the stats say different to the claim you have dismissed out of hand!


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hoopie
Two weeks ago
20:52 12 Apr 18

Reply #683594

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

http://www.espn.com.au/nba/story/_/id/23093005/the-entire-nba-wants-put-boston-celtics-center-aron-baynes-poster-nba


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
21:16 12 Apr 18

Reply #683602

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

Well,let's wait and see if he makes any difference in the finals.
He has improved but stats are very deceiving..
Serviceable year but 95% of the league ain’t thinking twice about attacking the hoop when he is playing...
Gobert,Davis,Jordan,Whiteside,Drummond,Lopez,,Embiid,CAT,Morris brothers,green,KD,Boogie,LA , Gasol,Adams, Gortat,Vucevic,Valanciunas,Nance jnr,Howard,Turner,Capela, they protect and make defensive plays...
He had a good offensive game against Brooklyn (28-54) against Nets WOW!!!!
Time will telll.....aussiepride


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
23:42 12 Apr 18

Reply #683612

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

TAKE THAT FOR DATA!!!


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Melbourne Boy
Two weeks ago
06:56 13 Apr 18

Reply #683629

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

The Anon above listing all the names who defend better than Baynes you actually have no idea! You even included Lopez and Towns in your list! Thats funny... Your depth of NBA knowledge must only be the highlights you see on Sportscenter.

Defense isn't just who blocks shots or gets steals, Baynes opponent fg % when it comes to rim protection is elite, and his defensive ratings on every measurable stat is above all on your list except Gobert, Embiid, and maybe Nurcic.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
09:33 13 Apr 18

Reply #683642

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

I get it stats but look at Westbrook triple dub season and not even in mvp conversation...just saying no player is intimidated by him or his opponent defensive %.
I bet it goes down considerably when playing those guys..
Cause he aussie and in nba we pump him up ( he's good average player)


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
12:02 13 Apr 18

Reply #683673

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

"Sportscenter"

The worldwide leader. Da-na-na da-na-na!


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Melbourne Boy
Two weeks ago
12:08 13 Apr 18

Reply #683679

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

Triple doubles are based on raw stats which are misleading, old school. The advanced analytics don't lie, and yes Baynes is a good average player, but like most NBA role players he is elite at one thing, interior defense.

If a regular local player squared up 1 on 1 against Andre Drummond or Aron Baynes, you'd probably think you'd have a better chance of scoring on Baynes due to Drummonds crazy athletisism, and that may be true, but on an NBA floor in 5 on 5 with knowledge of defensive schemes and reads involved, when Baynes was on court with the Pistons they were nearly 10 points per 100 possessions better defensively than with Drummond on court, and opposition players shot nearly 10% worse at the rim with Baynes on as well. So who is the better defender? We're talking NBA not a pickup game.


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Duke Fan
Two weeks ago
14:02 13 Apr 18

Reply #683697

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

Baynes had 25 points & 14 boards in 20 minutes in the Celts last game. Fist time in 50 years anyone in the NBA has done that in 20 minutes or less. He can play a little bit I guess


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LV
Two weeks ago
15:02 13 Apr 18

Reply #683719

re: Adams v Baynes - who's better?

Adams.


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