Doc Brown wrote:McGee, though, has been studying at UCLA under the tutelage of Scott Garson. Kind of a big step for the son of a USC grad. As a result, not only is McGee one of the few NBA centers that actually pulls out the Kareem-esque skyhook from time to time, but Garson has no issues with going on- record in lauding JaVale. McGee, Garson told Wise, is a "very hard worker who did everything I asked of him."
So this one pic and a quote from someone means what? What has he done at the NBA level as an offensive player to warrant such praise? Not much besides use his athleticism, just like a D. Jordan. Just because a guy made a few Kareem like skyhooks in a game doesn't necessarily mean he can perfect it and use it as a reliable weapon like Kareem. Two completely different scenearios.
If you guys are going to use this pic and quote as PROOF that McGee has the potnetial to master the skyhook, we can just agree to disagree. No, I do not think he has the potential to master this shot. For someone to even have a chance, at least imo, you need to have certain traits like touch, great coordination and footwork. He has demonstrated none of that at the NBA level. So I don't understand how one can think he can master this shot without possessing the required traits to do it.