All confusion I previously had involving the identities of Bam Adebayo and Dwight Howard is totally cleared up now. They, in their respective rookie years, still look absolutely one-hundred percent the same, with literally no physical traits differentiating them, but would Dwight shoot rainbow jumpers in the manner of Dirk Nowitzki? Heck no. His jumpers are flat and knuckleball-y. Adebayo’s jumpers, as evidenced in this vid, are roof-grazers, fluttering softly into the net after descending from empyrean heights.
Actually, the form reminds me more of Skal Labissiere than anything, but that’s not as prestigious as a Dirk comparison.
Adebayo, if I’m interpreting his lack of playing time correctly, is supposed to be a raw athletic prospect, right? So why is his offensive game so polished? Don’t come at me with remarks about “small sample sizes” and “Channing Frye”. Only a polished offensive specimen would be able to do the stuff Adebayo did tonight. I don’t think I’ve ever seen Whiteside have a pass as good as the one Bad-ebayo had to James Johnson. And I don’t think Olynyk has ever shot as pure a jumper as he showed multiple times.
What I’m trying to say is this: if Adebayo doesn’t get 30 minutes next game I’m gonna get on the next flight to Miami and kick Erik Spoelstra in the nads.