Re: T-Mac is going to Detroit.Is this make Prince easier to get?
posted at 8/9/2010 3:01 PM EDT
In Response to Re: T-Mac is going to Detroit.Is this make Prince easier to get?
[QUOTE]In Response to Re: T-Mac is going to Detroit.Is this make Prince easier to get? : But IT DOESN"T HELP US- it screws us out of our back up for KG and then you have to go get someone at least as good and CHEAP
as Davis or the team has sabotaged itself!!!! Everyone throws Davis around in these "trades" like he's a stale loaf of bread, and he just isn't that. He's much more important to the team,
no matter how much you hate "fat" people. Don't worry about Davis getting better. Sure he could slim down a little bit and regardless of that he should be working on the vertical. But what he needs to work on most is a steady diet of minutes and that has been out of his control. Given that ('membah the tail end of the season when KG got hurt and the playoffs?
???!@@!$#@#$), Davis will be just fine. The guy has played over his head when given steady minutes. So if you're throwing him into some trade for the 170 lb. twigshaun prince, then also figure out who you're going to get at the back up 4 who's anything near Davis' talent at: outside shooting, passing ability, general hustle and MOST IMPORTANTLY TEAM HELP DEFENSE
. if we had no davis last year, we would have lost several regular season games and a couple of playoff games just because his help D is so good that is preserves wins and even turns games around. Go back and watch some of them. And listen to the announcers- the guys who know their crap re: basketball- nearly all of them have commented about how Davis is the best help defender there is in the league. He is all over the place on the floor on defense helping out other (Celtic) people on switches, cutting off lanes that looked open for a second to the other team, and he draws charges and creates turnovers and breaks up plays that looked like they were coming together. So you can call him a fatty and throw him into these trades in an inane manner, or you can put your thinking hat on and realize how many things you have to replace if you get rid of the guy. Sure he's got work to do, but as it is right now he is a highly under-appreciated contributor to the team.
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What, JON's natural position isn't PF and he's not a better scorer than BBD? Beside that, there are, were and will be plenty of PF's on the cheap that can replace what BBD brings to the team. You sound as though the fate of the C's lies in the hands of BBD! Come on, get real.
Enough with the playoffs when KG was out already. What has he done lately? Sure he had a great playoffs but consider the fact that he was left wide open in a "show me" fashion by opponents given the circumstances and risk/reward of playing off him when away from the rim and double teaming a more serious threat like PP or KP. Hat's off to him for success under pressure but that doesn't mean teams will keep playing him defensively the same way and indeed have not.
Finding a replacement for BBD is Danny's job should he decide to trade him. There are plenty of players in that salary level that could provide the same skill/energy - Tolliver was one, Harangody may be another. There are unsigned players (Amundson comes to mind) and guys yet to be cut who most likely could fill his sneakers more than adequately. Accept the fact that Harangody is BBD's replacement - I like BBD but the blocked shot stat is telling and he will be trade bait now or later unless he's extended soon at a favorable rate for another 2 yrs with a team option for a third. No extension will mean bye-bye.