Originally Posted by Buehler445
This. He is a really great defender, which is kind of surprising. He isn't really fast or super strong physically, he just locks them down on defense WITHOUT ****ing them up whenever they make a cut ala Big 10 ball. He is really really great. I hate to say this, but he might be the best I've seen on a consistent basis. This is going on 2 years of absolutely shut down defense night in and night out.
But yeah, his offensive, particularly open court game has really stepped up and helped this team.
Mad props for the kid.
Truth. I remember watching him as a freshman and he looked so lost and uncoordinated a lot of times. He's come a long way.