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DeMarcus = 1/2 the Jose Canseco 40-40 threat (20/20)...very unique, very awesome



Apologize in advance for not doing extreme research on this topic (will leave it to the pros here as I am lazy and, well, lazy) but as many of us have already observed, it's safe to say DeMarcus has turned the corner from a potential dominant big man, to a solidified force to be reckoned with in the NBA at the C position. Looking back over the past couple decades (since 1990), there are few big men that were a THREAT (not avg, but had the chance) to pull off a 20/20 pts/reb game a night. The two heavy hitters that immediately come to mind are Shaq and Dwight Howard. I beliieve they have the closest career averages to 20-20 during that span, followed by the heavy hitters of already/future Hall of Famers, Karl Malone, David Robinson, Tim Duncan, our own Chris Webber (minus the steve Urkel 0 Dancing w/ the Stars glasses), and Kevin Garnett. I think Blake Griffin and Kevin Love are scraping this surface as well, but the big difference with DeMarcus is his skill, BB IQ, and room to grow and improve, while already holding his own and striking fear in his opponents.

Bottom line is that when you look at some of the box scores he posts (and now on a consistent basis under K. Smart), it is scary, and I find it very intriguing that when you look at the other dominant bigmen in this category, most of them are 4/5 switch guys (Shaq and Dwight the exceptions).

I first started getting giddy on Kevin Love's stats late last season and earlier this lear how monsterous they were...Demarcus has called those, and raised. With untapped potential and a Kings team to surely play better around him going forward, his ceiling is unlimited in this day and age.

Would appreciate others thoughts...I don't think he will be "our secret" amongst the league for much longer - negative pub/actions are thrown out the door and clean slate forward from this point on if he stays on path.

P.S. Derek Favors played nice tonight, but not that nice.

(This is a FanPost from a member of the Sactown Royalty community. The views expressed come from the member, and not Sactown Royalty staff.)

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