Your arguements are utter nonsense. First you put CB's bad performance on our guards then you say you don't care about CB. What's it going to be? You then compare his shooting % to guards. No one expects guards to shoot the same % as a post player. At that point I stopped reading your post. Your knowledge of basketball is questionable at best and won't waste my time reading any more of your posts. For arguement sake you do need to know that 42% for a post player is aweful.
Ok, first of all, I was responding to what someone said about CB and guard play. So I don't know how hard that is to understand. And I was saying that I don't care about CB's play because just looking at DG you can tell he is not that great of a PG. He is average at best. And CB is not a traditional post player. He is not someone like Udoh or Hamilton or Dendy. He is a jump shooting big man. And so you have to put 42% in context. I never said it was great but you have to look at it in context. He was put in situations where he didn't get as great of looks as last year and sometimes he tried to force things because he wasn't getting as good of looks. A lot of times he was forced to take bad outside shots because either the ball didn't get to him when he was open or when he got the ball he was double teamed and forced to pass. This is what a proffesional scout thinks "When we analyzed the situational statistics of last year’s power forward crop , we identified Brackins as one of the prospects who wasn’t benefiting from the play of their teammates. Little has changed in that regard this season, as Brackins still has to create most of his offense on his own, earns very few easy baskets around the rim working off the ball, and is relied on as a go-to-scorer virtually all the time. "
But he has weaknesses too. He is not very strong and he needs to work on ball handling and be a more consistent jump shooter. he is also a poor defender.
My original point was that we needed better guards which I think most rational people would agree with. DG is average at best. SC is a solid player but average as well. CC had a rough freshman year but showed flashes of what he could be. Phillips is an unknown but hopefully he lives up to expectations. I have nothing against DG i think he seems like a good leader and a good guy and hopefully DG improves his shooting and finishing ability but he would have to improve a lot to be considered great or a game-changer
What did DG do when Craig was not in the game? IMO he was much better because he did not have to focus on CB.
+1. he dribbled less because he didn't have to force tha ball into CB. Opposing teams took away passing lanes to CB every posession. It isn't that hard to see. And when they did we did not go to other options becaus ewe had to get CB the ball. the offense flowed much better when CB was not on the floor. That isn't anything against CB.
Diante did make serious strides at the end of the year, and the team is his next year. He needs to be more agressive with his outside shot, and finish when he gets to the basket. If he can do that, the team gets a whole new complexion.
The people bagging DG just didn't watch the last 5-6 games. He played much, much, much better. He finally dished off the drive. Something he had not done before. He drained the 10-12 footer consistently. He also shot the 3 better and finished better. Say what you want about the guy but the last 5-6 games, he really turned a corner and became a leader.
Iwould love to see what guys on here would do as a PG when you are told to get the ball to Brackins on every trip. You would probably dribble around the top trying to create a passing a lane as well. There is a reason DG played better when CB was not on the floor. The offense was different
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