Sun Jan 2nd, 2011, 07:42 PM
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huh? The scouting report was and continues to be fairly accurate and mentions his lack of range. Am I missing something here?
On another note, he had a sweet game tonight. Pierce got free for that dunk on him though and both PP and Allen were getting everything they wanted by winning time. The most impressive thing about his game tonight was making it 2 big games in a row, being active in attacking all night. Once he extends his range a bit it'll all get much easier for him. Definitely got robbed on calls the whole game but it's the NBA and they're the Celtics.
Mon Jan 3rd, 2011, 04:49 PM
all this dude needs is the playing time and a lil confidence and he should be good to go.. and i agree he needs that jump shot.
Mon Jan 3rd, 2011, 07:50 PM
Though a perfectly legitimate argument, I'll continue to say that Tracy McGrady is the perfect match in the 'could be' catergory. Wilson Chandler plays much 'bigger' than Derozan. Though a valid comparison, I'm not sure it's completely spot on.
I think the way both DD and TMac came into the league; very young and veery Raw, but showed incredible upside is the perfect place to start. Then one can look at their first season stats. Neearly identical. Sophomore, very similar, but Derozan has so far shown more promise at this point. I think it's a perfect comparison as both have shown similar play styles and both desperately needed to improve their outside game at an early age.
Though I fully expect Demar to make his own name throughout the league in a year or two, when one looks at what could be, I think we need to expect a Tracy McGrady type player to come out of this.
It's really all up to Demar. (And Triano I guess)
Mon Jan 3rd, 2011, 08:25 PM
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