Cooper Flagg

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we’ve briefly discussed him in another thread, but i believe this young man has a VERY bright future. after his dominant all-around performance in the Fiba-u17 World Cup at the ripe old age of 15, i think it fitting to begin his personal thread. for those who don’t know, here you go:


he has a twin brother who plays, as well.
 

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I believe he will be better than Chet Holmgren from the way he played in the World Cup.
 

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salute the Flagg. he’s the nation’s best.

 

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Absolute Stud. Looks like it’s going to be a battle of Blue Bloods to get him. Top 2 favorites are UConn and Duke.
 

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Absolute Stud. Looks like it’s going to be a battle of Blue Bloods to get him. Top 2 favorites are UConn and Duke.

This kid just very well could end up being the American Born Luka Doncic and he is way more athletic! :)
 

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By all accounts an elite defender too.

The exciting thing to me is that we are seeing more American Born White Players get chances. Some of those are very athletic. I just hope he
doesn't get the Wieskamp/McClung Treatment after college and be stuck in the G League or some crap like that. Eventually more bball
fans are going to wake up and start asking questions. The anti white bias is everywhere and it must be defeated!
 

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Best Player in the Country?! 5 Star Cooper Flagg's INSANE EYBL highlights]​


NIBC
 

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y’all can see why Chitwood University has been all in on this talented, tough young athlete for the past two years. he’s a monster.
 

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Quite a few plaudits coming in for this kid!

NBA Draft: Cooper Flagg Is The Best Prospect In The World

Cooper Flagg is a 6-foot-9 junior that plays for Montverde Academy. He is looked at as a defensive specialist but it’s his rapidly improving offense that is taking his game to the next level. With Victor Wembanyama now in the NBA, is Flagg the best prospect in the world?

He absolutely dominated the EYBL U16 in, averaging 26.9 points, 11.9 rebounds, 4.7 assists, and 4.5 blocks in 17 games. He led Maine United to one of the top teams in his age group despite his team not having a ton of top tier talent. Let’s dive into why Flagg is the best prospect in the world regardless of age.

Flagg is a 16-year old forward that attends Montverde Academy. The young prospect is a special defensive prospect that has the ability to change the outcomes of games due to his unreal defensive impact. He has the ability to serve as a primary rim protector due to his elite shot-blocking instincts, high defensive IQ, and mobility.

Not only is Flagg a game-changer as a rim protector, but he also has the ability to defend out in space effectively. He has good lateral quickness and does a good job of getting in a stance to contain ball-handlers trying to attack the rim. His elite defensive versatility makes him one of the best defensive prospects we have ever seen.

The generational prospect is known for his defense but his offense isn’t as far behind as it once was. Flagg has made great strides as a shooter, shot-maker, and scorer over the last two years. We should only expect him to continue to improve offensively as he continues to get older and develop his game.

He can have a point forward kind of role offensively as at 6-foot-9 he has the ability to handle it in the open floor and in the half-court. Flagg's vision really stands out at that size and his feel for the game is off the charts. There’s no one else in the high school game that makes a two-way impact like Flagg does.

In the EYBL this past year, Flagg dominated on both ends of the floor like we’ve never seen before. It’s unknown what’s next for Flagg as he has the ability to reclassify if he chooses too. It’s safe to assume that every division one college and a lot of professional programs will be pursuing the two-way forward.
 
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Cooper Flagg may be one of the best white prospects in basketball history, no exaggeration. We've had great athletes, dominant bigs, highly skilled players and elite shooters but this kid really does have the full package. He fits the mold that every team is after in today's game, think Jason Tatum or Jimmy Butler. Great all-around player with good size and elite athleticism. Would like to see him refine his offensive game but at only 16(?) the sky's the limit.
 

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Cooper Flagg may be one of the best white prospects in basketball history, no exaggeration. We've had great athletes, dominant bigs, highly skilled players and elite shooters but this kid really does have the full package. He fits the mold that every team is after in today's game, think Jason Tatum or Jimmy Butler. Great all-around player with good size and elite athleticism. Would like to see him refine his offensive game but at only 16(?) the sky's the limit.

Yes this indeed may be true but unless they start drafting and playing athletic white guys in the nba it won't matter. Just ask Mac McClung
and Joe Wieskamp who both jump out of the gym yet can't find a team that actually wants them. Hoping it will be different with Cooper
Flagg but we need some honest media (no such thing anymore) and fans to speak up about the anti white racism which is everywhere!

Let's hope by the time Flagg is ready after 1 or 2 years of college that things will improve at least slightly. It sickens me to see these kids
get screwed over for decades now!
 
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I agree Elite prospect. Better than Love and Singler, who were both compared to Larry Legend. Between Flagg and Holmgren, Future looks bright for homegrown White Americans!

*btw Cooper’s twin Ace is a good looking prospect. Be interesting to see if he ends up somewhere as a package deal or goes off on his own.
 
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I agree Elite prospect. Better than Love and Singler, who were both compared to Larry Legend. Between Flagg and Holmgren, Future looks bright for homegrown White Americans!

*btw Cooper’s twin Ace is a good looking prospect. Be interesting to see if he ends up somewhere as a package deal or goes off on his own.
A few stereotype labeling igits gave the standard passing comparisons but Singler nor Love were really compared to Bird...not really although both were great in h.s and college.

Love also proved himself to be a great nba player and has had an impressive career as a 5time Allstar.

Nonetheless, I agree with you about Flagg and Holmgren. They have all the talent to be great professionals. Intentional destruction by the caste system is their primary enemy.
 
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Yes this indeed may be true but unless they start drafting and playing athletic white guys in the nba it won't matter. Just ask Mac McClung
and Joe Wieskamp who both jump out of the gym yet can't find a team that actually wants them. Hoping it will be different with Cooper
Flagg but we need some honest media (no such thing anymore) and fans to speak up about the anti white racism which is everywhere!

Let's hope by the time Flagg is ready after 1 or 2 years of college that things will improve at least slightly. It sickens me to see these kids
get screwed over for decades now!
Makes me sick too brother...we gotta be people in position to make changes from the inside.
 

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What do you guys think, Is he the best white prospect since Bird? Or the best prospect ever period? I can’t believe this kid is only 16 years old. Thanks for the highlights WL!
Best White Prospect in a long while. Top 5 regardless of race in a while. He seems special. Ball handling at 6’8 is what stands out to me
 

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What do you guys think, Is he the best white prospect since Bird? Or the best prospect ever period? I can’t believe this kid is only 16 years old. Thanks for the highlights WL!

I vote the Best Prospect Ever! He plays like a 25 year old man at 15/16 with the intelligence and leadership to dominate both ends of the court!
 

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Since 1990, only 7 non-black players have been selected 1st or 2nd overall in the NBA draft:

Chet Holmgren - 2022 - 2nd
Andrea Bargnani - 2006 - 1st
Andrew Bogut - 2005 - 1st
Darko Milicic - 2003 - 2nd
Yao Ming - 2002 - 1st
Keith Van Horn - 1997 - 2nd
Shawn Bradley - 1993 - 2nd

Flagg is projected 1st overall for 2025 pretty much everywhere.
 
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