Draft Profile : Bradley Beal
Old 03-13-2012, 03:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
is back baby

Large and in charge
 
Snooch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: All up in there
Posts: 8,160
Representing:
Default Draft Profile : Bradley Beal

University of Florida

Freshman
Shooting Guard
65
195 lb.s
St. Louis, MO
Chaminade College Prep
6/28/1993



Quote:
Long Story Short: With his NBA shooting range and accuracy, Beal looks like the real deal as a smart scoring guard who is efficient and effective on the floor. Possesses a high basketball IQ and mature feel for the game playing off ball that should make him a top ten selection in the 2012 Draft.

Best Case Scenario: Ray Allen
Worst Case Scenario: James Harden
Source

Quote:
April 22, 2011
Jonathan Givony

Bradley Beal (#8 Scout, #7 Rivals, #4 ESPN)now stands 6-4 in shoes, having grown an inch since the last time we saw him. He did little to diminish his status as arguably the top shooting guard in the 2011 high school class.

Beal shows a highly developed skill-level for a player his age as well as great maturity and an excellent basketball IQ. He is first and foremost an outstanding shooter, showing the ability to come off screens and make shots with deep range as well as pulling up smoothly off the dribble.

Beal creates shots intelligently and patiently with an array of change of speed and hesitation moves. He seems to prefer doing his damage in the mid-range area rather than taking the ball to the rim. Nevertheless, he will surprise you at times with an emphatic finish, showing an extra gear that you may not have expected on first glance. While clearly more of a shooting guard than a combo guard, Beal has solid court vision and can create for others within the flow of the offense. He rarely forces the issue and plays with an elegance and maturity that belies his age.

Defensively, Beal is highly competitive and fundamentally sound. He has a well-developed frame, which should ease his transition considerably to the college level. He's not the longest player in the world (6-7 wingspan), but his size and strength allow him to guard either wing position, giving him the ability to play alongside Erving Walker and Kenny Boynton from Day One in Gainesville.
Souce

Snooch is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2012, 03:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
waiting for the sun to come out so he can let his guns out.

Jamario Moon!
 
Dark Knight's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Electric Avenue
Posts: 15,459
Representing:
Default

Worst case scenario is James Harden?

DRAFT THAT MAN.
Dark Knight is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2012, 03:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
is back baby

Large and in charge
 
Snooch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: All up in there
Posts: 8,160
Representing:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dark Knight View Post
Worst case scenario is James Harden?

DRAFT THAT MAN.
i think that is a bit of a stretch to say the least, but the RayRay comparisons have been going on for a while now.
Snooch is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2012, 03:21 PM   #4 (permalink)
waiting for the sun to come out so he can let his guns out.

Jamario Moon!
 
Dark Knight's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Electric Avenue
Posts: 15,459
Representing:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Snooch View Post
i think that is a bit of a stretch to say the least, but the RayRay comparisons have been going on for a while now.
I'd say at the very least he becomes a poor man's Eric Gordon. I like his game, does everything pretty well despite his size.
Dark Knight is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2012, 03:28 PM   #5 (permalink)
is back baby

Large and in charge
 
Snooch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: All up in there
Posts: 8,160
Representing:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dark Knight View Post
I'd say at the very least he becomes a poor man's Eric Gordon. I like his game, does everything pretty well despite his size.
i see brandon roy.
Snooch is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2012, 03:35 PM   #6 (permalink)
is pounding

Senior Member
 
VanCity's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Vancouver
Posts: 3,940
Representing:
Default

loved the way he plays. if we drop a little bit, we should definitely snag him.
VanCity is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2012, 03:41 PM   #7 (permalink)
waiting for the sun to come out so he can let his guns out.

Jamario Moon!
 
Dark Knight's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Electric Avenue
Posts: 15,459
Representing:
Default

6'5'' is a bit of a stretch for him though.
Dark Knight is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2012, 05:27 PM   #8 (permalink)
editing this message!

Senior Member
 
jj33's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 3,471
Representing:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dark Knight View Post
6'5'' is a bit of a stretch for him though.
He is still growing. Paul George and Eyenga grew 2-3 inches last summer.
jj33 is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2012, 09:42 PM   #9 (permalink)
is pounding

Senior Member
 
VanCity's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Vancouver
Posts: 3,940
Representing:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dark Knight View Post
6'5'' is a bit of a stretch for him though.
http://www.draftexpress.com/profile/Bradley-Beal-5759/

hes 6'3.5" in shoes. its not too bad

just to put it into perspective, eric gordon was 6'3.25" in shoes. height is overrated.

Last edited by VanCity; 03-13-2012 at 09:45 PM.
VanCity is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2012, 11:14 AM   #10 (permalink)
stank

member
 
Someguy again's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 6,380
Representing:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by VanCity View Post
DraftExpress NBA Draft Prospect Profile: Bradley Beal, Stats, Comparisons, and Outlook

hes 6'3.5" in shoes. its not too bad

just to put it into perspective, eric gordon was 6'3.25" in shoes. height is overrated.
unless you're a center

btw awesome avatar
Someguy again is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2012, 11:43 AM   #11 (permalink)
the next dictator of MLSE

fresh and clean
 
Windex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: uʍop ɹǝpun
Posts: 22,524
Representing:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Someguy again View Post
unless you're a center

btw awesome avatar
+1 on the avatar.

dude can play. who cares if he's 6'2'', 6'3'' or 6'4''
Im sure the Sixers didn't mind when they had a 6'0'' SG that took them to the finals
Windex is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2012, 11:54 AM   #12 (permalink)
censored

Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 5,774
Representing:
Default

i'd be pretty happy if we landed this dude. there's a handful of players i'm hoping that are available when we pick, but it would most definitely be tough picking between them. gimme beal, lamb, mgk or rivers and i'll be happy. hopefully all enter this year so we at least have a chance for some help on the wing.
dfunkie1 is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2012, 04:18 PM   #13 (permalink)
chillin like a gremlin

Senior Member
 
bigmandinky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 749
Representing:
Default

14 points and 11 rebounds to help the Gators blowout Virginia. He showed some good rebounding ability in this game, with 3 offensive rebounds, as well. I'd say we should pick him at the 4-8 range.
bigmandinky is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2012, 08:47 PM   #14 (permalink)
saying Go Bucks, Raptors, 49ers, Reds and Blue Jackets!

Senior Member
 
RaptorsandBuckeye FaN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Posts: 4,851
Representing:
Default

Bradley Beal is one of those guys you don't hear a lot of people talking about but is a top 10 pick by everyone.

14pts 9reb 2stls in Gators 2nd tourney win.

2012 tourney:
14PPG(56%, 33% 3PT, 64% FT) 10RPG

Next game in the tourney is against a very tough team in Marquette. Will be a good matchup to watch.
RaptorsandBuckeye FaN is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-23-2012, 12:35 AM   #15 (permalink)
ballin' like no other

Junior Member
 
Radwan010's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 39
Representing:
Default

He played great today

Stats: 21 points 6 Rebound and 4 Assists
Radwan010 is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-23-2012, 04:51 AM   #16 (permalink)
the next dictator of MLSE

fresh and clean
 
Windex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: uʍop ɹǝpun
Posts: 22,524
Representing:
Default

top 5 pick right here
Windex is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2012, 09:30 AM   #17 (permalink)
jonas smellandchewthis

Senior Member
 
thought's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 4,615
Representing:
Default

beal can ball. does everything on the floor, very high basketball IQ. i'm not concerned with his size just because he is such a versatile, well-rounded player. i'd take him if MKG is off the board.
thought is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2012, 09:46 AM   #18 (permalink)
jonas smellandchewthis

Senior Member
 
thought's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 4,615
Representing:
Default

Good article on Beal:

Quote:
Which is all well and good, but it will obscure the story that’s driving Donovan’s current Gators. That one is about another young guard, who unlike Donovan was very much wanted and hyped, to the extent that he was the No. 4 recruit in Rivals’ Class of 2011 rankings and a projected lottery pick before even playing a college game. Brad Beal, a 6-foot-4 phenom from St. Louis, had a frustrating, cold-shooting start to his college career — “He had a lot of expectations,” Donovan said, “and he wasn’t having fun” — but is now threatening to take over this quadrant of the NCAA tournament.

In one of Marquette’s scouting sessions of Florida on Wednesday, coach Buzz Williams warned his team, “Beal is by far their most efficient player, relative to the things we study — the things that go into winning.” If the Golden Eagles didn’t take heed of it then, they can just look at the box score from their 68-58 loss, in which Beal scored 21 points on 8-of-10 shooting, grabbed six rebounds, dished out four assists, blocked two shots and had two steals. He did so many things that went into winning that his backcourt mate, junior Erving Walker, called Beal’s play spectacular. “He’s only a freshman,” Walker said, “but he’s been leading us.”

Before Beal could assume this role — and go for 14 points and 11 rebounds, then 14-and-9 and 21-and-6 in his first three NCAA tournament games, he had to come to terms with two things. The first was that he wasn’t valuable to the Gators as a one-dimensional gunner, which is what he started out trying to be. Beal only made 33 percent of his threes this season, and early on, Donovan said, “If his shot wasn’t falling, he wasn’t trying to do anything else.” Donovan talked to Beal about finding other ways to contribute, such as by driving the ball to the rim and rebounding. Beal responded by penetrating and dishing more often, and becoming the team’s leading rebounder, at 6.7 per game.
NCAA Tournament – Luke Winn ? SI.com Posts In the Final Hour, Beal Takes Over
thought is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2012, 10:25 AM   #19 (permalink)
the next dictator of MLSE

fresh and clean
 
Windex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: uʍop ɹǝpun
Posts: 22,524
Representing:
Default

he is the second best player in the draft. GMs will realize it soon enough.
Windex is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2012, 10:47 AM   #20 (permalink)
is full of beans

Senior Member
 
Beans's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Victoria BC
Posts: 3,824
Representing:
Default

I only saw Beal play in 4 or 5 games, but I was sure impressed by him. I hope the Beal is available when the Raptors pick.
Beans is online now   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:50 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright RaptorsForum.com 2005-2011

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24