View Poll Results: Who deserves more minutes?

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  • Terrence Ross

    10 47.62%
  • Ed Davis

    7 33.33%
  • Amir Johnson

    1 4.76%
  • Linas Kleiza

    2 9.52%
  • Alan Anderson

    0 0%
  • Dominic McGuire

    0 0%
  • Quincy Acy

    1 4.76%
  • John Lucas III

    0 0%
  • Aaron Gray

    0 0%
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Thread: Who deserves more minutes?

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    Raptors Republic Superstar Axel's Avatar
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    Default Who deserves more minutes?

    Every day there seems to be a new thread about why this guy deserves to be playing more than this other guy, so I figured why not take a single assessment and see where people lie. I've not included the starts or Jose (defacto-starter for now) even though many would argue that JV is the guy they want to see more of.

    For me, it is a tough 3 way call between Amir, Ed Davis and Terrance Ross, but in the end I'm going to say Ed Davis. I really like Amir's game, but his minutes have been more consistent than ED and I am very curious to find out what we have in ED. I do want to see more Ross too, but since it is early in his rookie campaign, I can be more patient, but Davis is reaching the point in his career where we need to know what we have.

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    Ed has been cheated for minutes, and when its Aaron gray or Kleiza coming in at the 4 or Bargs shooting bricks, Ed HAS to see floor time. Especially since I think there is a new attitude about him this season, Id even suggest starting him with Val, and have Amir + Bargs come with Calderon off the bench. Just to see what he could do. I think if we started Ed now, he would get for us a double double every night.

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    Ross needs to play more... he was the #8th pick in a good draft. He may end up being a better player than DeMar who got a ridiculous number of minutes as a rookie.

    Davis would not get more minutes unless Bargnani was traded. Don't see that happening. Our wing rotation is awful, so Ross should be able to play over guys like Anderson/Fields/McGuire but isn't.

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    voted for Ross as he's getting shafted the most.

    Ross, Ed and JV in that order. Reasoning not needed as enlightment and plantmars both are bang on!

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    Ed and Jonas

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    There are too many choices in this poll. It would be a sensible question by position, but you're comparing apples and oranges here. I think Ed Davis should see more time, and agree with the idea of starting him and Val to bring on Amir, Calderone and Bargnani as a second unit that should be able to score like crazy against the other team's subs. Demar and Lowry should be enough to handle the scoring in the early going if ED and Val hit the boards hard. It'd be nice to have a scoring wing. As I've said a few times before, why not start Kleiza. I bet there are a few teams out there that would, just to see how he responded.

    Considering our record, I don't see why Casey doesn't experiment a little bit, as long as Lowry and DeRozan are starting. Calderone works well with Amir; Amir is redundant with ED; Fields has been awful; MacGuire has been less than impressive; Bargs has been a defensive liability against other teams' starters. Why not start ED and Kleiza and try to rely on DeRozan and Lowry for scoring in the early going? Those two seem to get most of the early shots anyway. or, at least, it seems to usually take Bargnani a while to heat up. It makes sense to me.

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    I think at this stage where the Raptors are right now, i dont think its a matter of who deserves minutes, but rather what the team's goal is, the minutes should be based on.

    And obviously, the team is no