Not the Assassin Drew Peterson

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Nice share. He gets compared to Hauser by JM, but from his highlights he looks to me like he's got more bounce and off the dribble game. Got a good mid post fadeaway too. Glad to see that his role model player is DW. 20/10/5 last night for the Maine C's.
 

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Nice share. He gets compared to Hauser by JM, but from his highlights he looks to me like he's got more bounce and off the dribble game. Got a good mid post fadeaway too. Glad to see that's his role model player is DW. 20/10/5 last night for the Maine C's.
He played mostly as the initiator in college and is an excellent passer who entered the college game without a perimeter shot. I don't see the Hauser comp at all except for size and pigmentation.
 

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Yes, in the highlight films I was impressed with his shooting, catch and shoot, off the catch, dribble, turn around, and more. But what also caught my eye was his passing. He seems to be pretty intelligent.

The two things NOT in the highlight films were he rebounding and defense. Stats say he can rebound. But I want to see his defense as well. Hauser proved me wrong on my guess about his defense. Maybe Peterson can be a credible defender if he enrolls in the Hauser School of Moving Your Feet (TM).

But in any case, I have another underdog to cheer for and I wish him luck.
 

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The two things NOT in the highlight films were he rebounding and defense. Stats say he can rebound. But I want to see his defense as well. Hauser proved me wrong on my guess about his defense. Maybe Peterson can be a credible defender if he enrolls in the Hauser School of Moving Your Feet (TM).
His defense is what I wonder about as well. He looks pretty thin, so building some strength might be key to his progress.

The offensive skills are intriguing.
 

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The thing I'd like to see with him, that Hauser did really well in the G-League, is just getting up more attempts. If I recall correctly, Hauser was shooting about 10 or 11 threes a game.
 

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The thing I'd like to see with him, that Hauser did really well in the G-League, is just getting up more attempts. If I recall correctly, Hauser was shooting about 10 or 11 threes a game.
Good memory. 10.8 3PA per game. 11.1 3PA per 36. That's a lot of thee balls.
 

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The thing I'd like to see with him, that Hauser did really well in the G-League, is just getting up more attempts. If I recall correctly, Hauser was shooting about 10 or 11 threes a game.
They have different makeups. Hauser is a shooter, Peterson has always been a distributor. It’s diffficult to make those changes and especially at a high level of competition.
 

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Hauser
1. has never shot below 40% from 3 for a season in college or the pros (7 straight now)
2. was a very good defender in college & is a solid defensive WING in the NBA

Sam came into the league ready, he just needed an opportunity.

The Peterson/Hauser comps start & end with professional Caucasian basketball player
 

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Hauser
1. has never shot below 40% from 3 for a season in college or the pros (7 straight now)
2. was a very good defender in college & is a solid defensive WING in the NBA

Sam came into the league ready, he just needed an opportunity.

The Peterson/Hauser comps start & end with professional Caucasian basketball player
Don't forget "tall". The fact that they are a couple of inches away from each other makes them easy to compare. :cool:
 

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Hauser
1. has never shot below 40% from 3 for a season in college or the pros (7 straight now)
2. was a very good defender in college & is a solid defensive WING in the NBA

Sam came into the league ready, he just needed an opportunity.

The Peterson/Hauser comps start & end with professional Caucasian basketball player
Except the article is filled with quotes from coaches in both Boston and Maine telling him to watch how Hauser made it. They aren’t carbon copies but the Celtics clearly see some similarities in their games.
 

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Don't forget "tall". The fact that they are a couple of inches away from each other makes them easy to compare. :cool:
Ha. Petersen has some nice height but looks thin.

Both had long NCAA careers (5yrs)
Hauser was 43.9% from 3 for his career (309/704)
Petersen was 35.8% (201/562)

I'm excited to have a few youngsters to binky on (Springer, Walsh, JDD, Petersen)
BUT Hauser was an elite 3pt shooter coming out of UVa 3 years ago.
 

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Ha. Petersen has some nice height but looks thin.

Both had long NCAA careers (5yrs)
Hauser was 43.9% from 3 for his career (309/704)
Petersen was 35.8% (201/562)

I'm excited to have a few youngsters to binky on (Springer, Walsh, JDD, Petersen)
BUT Hauser was an elite 3pt shooter coming out of UVa 3 years ago.
I haven’t seen any of Petersen in Maine but in college he was a tall lanky point guard who could defend multiple positions and was a distributor, passive offensive player. Hauser was a spot-up lights out shooter without much creativity in his game. The can defens the same position but that’s kinda where the comp ends outside of pigmentation.
 

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Except the article is filled with quotes from coaches in both Boston and Maine telling him to watch how Hauser made it. They aren’t carbon copies but the Celtics clearly see some similarities in their games.
I think the comparisons are less about their style of play and more about coming in as an older/skilled player and trying to find a role.

“I’m talking to staff here about it, I’m watching clips,” Peterson said. “I watched some clips of his defense when he was here, how you can make an impact in many different ways, even without the ball. It’s something where there’s a clear framework, and an understanding of what you can do to get to that level, and get to be making a role and an impact. It’s definitely something I’m looking at every day, and am trying to be able to maximize.”

He also says that his NBA role model is Derek White, which is a better comp for him skills wise. Taller DW I'd be down with.
 

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They have different makeups. Hauser is a shooter, Peterson has always been a distributor. It’s diffficult to make those changes and especially at a high level of competition.
Thanks, I haven't watched Peterson enough to know.
 

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Thanks, I haven't watched Peterson enough to know.
To be fair maybe he has changed his game some as I don’t watch G-League unless I’m home w Covid and there is nothing else on TV at 2pm aside from a replay lol.