Category:NBA
Posted on: February 26, 2008 11:31 am
 

Is The East Going To Catch Up With The West???

The Eastern teams are younger (mostly) and have a lot more potential.

The Heat will be a good team once they re-sign Marion and Wade gets healthy.  There gunna have a top pick in the draft also.

The Raptors are very young and have a solid nucleus.

Orlando has Dwight Howard, he is a player that can bring you championships.

The Hawks, Josh Smith, Joe Johnson, Acie Law, Mike Bibby, Mar Williams.  GREAT potential there.

Pistons have a great team for the next couple of years and have a great future with Amir, Maxx, Stuckey, and Afflalo.

The C's will be good for a couple more years but we'll have to see how they draft for the future.

Lastly, the Cavs have LeBron James, nuff said!!

I really like what the East is shaping up to be and I think it will be the better conference than the West in a couple of years

Category: NBA
Posted on: February 12, 2008 2:30 pm
 

Player assesment (Second Half)

Ok, we are about half way through the season and I wanna get my thoughts of our Pistons up untill today.

Chauncey Billups - Chauncey has been having a great season and he STILL is one of the elite PG's in the NBA.

Richard RIP Hamilton - Career year!! avging 18.5 points while SHOOTING FIFTY%.  I think RIP is one of the most underrated players in the league.  He is extremely consistant and he plays VERY good defense.  I think he is underrated because he is not a traditonal SG.  He doesnt dunk or slash or dribble well BUT he can knock down that jumper alll dayyy longgg.

Tayshaun PrinceA lot of people are upset with his inconsistancy and his lack of "killer instinct".  I know he has had an inconsistant year but I know he will be alright.  He IS our X-Factor and I know he will be BIG for us in the playoffs.

Antonio McDyess - He's been OK but I would rather have someone else (not on our team) starting at PF.  I think Dyess was more valuable to us coming off the bench.

Sheeeeed -  Sheed has had a great first half.  His numbers dont prove that but he is our most versatile player.  I like that he was givin the nod to play in the all star game (BY DAVID STERN haha).  I would like to see Sheed in the post more where I think he plays the best.  Those 3's are good but I think he is almost impossible to stop in the post.

Reserves....

Jason Maxiell - He's been inconsistant but he is still a SOLID PF coming off the bench.  He lights a fire under the benchs @ss.  If this guy was a little taller he would be one of the best PF's in the league (in a couple years).

Rodney Stuckey - He still needs a couple years to develop but he does show a lot of potential.  I like that he can drive to the rim and score(a little sloppy now).  I think he will be an awsome player once he becomes a little more careful with the ball.  Right now he is making bad passes and stupid TO's but it all looks like rookie mistakes.

Aaron Afflalo - (my fav reserve) AA looks like a stud.  He is always hustling and making the right moves.  RIGHT NOW I think he is our best rook.  AA plays with a lot of confidence and plays very good defense.  He is an example of DEETROIT BASKETBALL(hustle,defense, and confidence).

Amir Johnson - I have a thread about Amir on the Pistons page.  I thnk he will need a couple more years to develop his game.  He looks lost out there right now.  Bad TO's and not being able to handle the ball will get u a nice warm seat on the bench.

Thoughts???

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