If by king you mean like the king in chess: slow and weak, totally incapable of defending itself, and yet for some reason the centrepiece of your team, requiring - if necessary - the sacrifice of all other pieces so as to ensure it's survival, then yeah, for sure. Bargs is King.
Also, if basketball were like chess, Derozan would be a Bishop: an excellent slasher and deadly if given space, capable of getting from end to end extremely quickly, though pretty one dimensional and marginal as a defensive piece. If given the extra dimension, it would become a Queen.
without a king, a bishop is just a kooky witchdoctor and a queen is just a ho.
Barbosa is a bunch of pawns: way more important than you think they are. Often the key to victory.
Amir and Davis are Knights. Surprising on defense and offense, as they gets at their opponent from around the corner. Can be frustrating if used improperly due to their odd moves. Most valuable piece next to the Queen.
Reggie is the Rook. Not as good as you wish it was, nor think it is, but devastating when used properly. Often it's most important move is to Castle and protect the King.
"Barbosa is a bunch of pawns"
Jeff, do you mind if I put that in my RR signature?
it'd be awesome if the real jeff hostetler actually came out and said that
doubly awesome if he still has the Magnum PI stache
Rik Smits was a FAR better rebounder than Bargnani ever was, and Bargnani a better scorer than Smits. Take a look at Smit's per 36 rebounding numbers. He was actually decent, he just didn't play enough minutes. And Smits was also a pretty good defender. I don't see a good comparison for Bargnani- a good scoring big man who literally can't do anything else. Generally those types of guys simply don't get the minutes to make much of an impact. If push came to shove, I might say Brad Sellers. He was a big man who could shoot from outside, but didn't like to do any dirty work.
Antonio Davis was a poor offensive player. Amir is not. Someone mentioned Horace Grant somewhere and I agree that's probably the best comparison. Obviously that's on the high end.
Garnett was a good offensive player coming in, even in high school. And Garnett had amazing lateral quickness. Defensively, he was basically a guard in a big man's body, which is what made him a complete freak of nature. Garnett was a decent, but never great shotblocker, despite length and athletic ability. Alonzo Mourning is the only player that I can think of that is really similar, but Alonzo was a much better scorer coming into the league.
Calderon and Price are both good shooter and are both white. But Price was incredibly quick before his knee injury. Calderon never has been. And I'm not sure why you say Calderon isn't a double digit assist player. Have you seen his stats since Jack was traded?
Demar is going to be the next Vince carter lol
Demar Derozan - Vince Carter (Dream Scenario - Kobe Bryant)
Jerryd Bayless - Monta Ellis (Dream Scenario - Allen Iverson)
Sonny Weems - Richard Jefferson (Dream Scenario - Tracy McGrady)
Amir Johnson - Dennis Rodman (Dream Scenario - Kevin Garnett)
Andrea Bargnani - Rafael Araujoe (Dream Scenario - Dirk Nowitzki)
Jose Calderon - Steve Nash (Dream Scenario - Steve Nash)
Amir Johnson - Dennis Rodman??? D-Rod averaged around 15rpg in his career, numbers I doubt AJ will ever see... that being said, AJ is a much better offensive player at 23 than D-Rod ever was.
AJ = more athletic P.J. Brown
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