“First person I can say, that I can look at him and feel like I'm looking in the mirror.” — initial impression of Brandon Ingram by Kevin Durant. Ingram was subject to numerous unfair Durant comparisons upon arrival to the league and many feel he has failed to live up to the hype commonly associated with a second overall pick, especially with his measurables and ability. — he's made key improvements, and if one believes the deep venous thrombosis is a thing of the past, the positive trend in Ingram's development should soon earn him the greater respect that he deserves. While ESPN ranked Ingram impressively enough at 56 last month, Sports Illustrated was not nearly as benevolent, placing him 85th on their list.
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