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Find Out Val Chauca’s NBA Comparison


Val Chauca just took the UAAP by storm!

On Hoop Junkie’s Instagram account, the Adamson guard was compared by fellow NBA guard Isaiah Thomas due to their similarities in height, shooting hand, and even some plays executed on the court.

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Coach Franz Pumaren setting up @valandrelaguna with a dribble hand off at the top, while going through screens at the right corner. It’s same play that Boston Celtics Head Coach Brad Steven used to do with @isaiahthomas . – At 5’9 IT dominated the NBA with this play. It’s very hard to defend because the defender is left behind because due the speed of the off-ball target going through the screens. – There are many options. ✅ If the defender goes under the screen, Val can pull-up from 3 points. ✅ If the defender goes over the screen Val can attack the paint, and finish/get a foul. ✅ If the defense collapses on Val when drives, he can kick it out for an open shot. • • • #uaap #uaapseason82 #basketballplays #philippinebasketball #basketballph #wearepba #uaapseason81 #bostonceltics #bradstevens #adamsonsoaringfalcons #adamsonuniversity

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One thing is for sure — Chauca is the real deal right now!