27 points on 11-17 shooting (0-4 from beyond the arc, so thereís still some work to be done), 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals.
And the dunk on the tape is awesome--showed more athleticism than he does sometimes--height, quickness, power.
Reminding that this is a 19 1/2 year old kid June Birthday), who will get even stronger and dominate physically, and who has a nice stroke on the 3 pt./foul shot when he isn't too tight, even if his aim currently sucks.
Didn't get the MVP because his team (World) got beat bad, so Bridges got it on much weaker stats, but he was apparently the best player.
We got lucky for a change, picking third when there really were 3 superior players and then a gap. Morant is having a terrific year (17.6 pts, 7 asst), and Zion is Zion--but one has to wonder if Zion can stay healthy when that monster body takes a pounding. I am voting "no"--leaping the way he does at 284 pounds.
In any event, Barrett clearly has wondrous upside--if he develops an outside shot, which I expect he will. Link
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