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    Default Rudy on Demar: Best SG I've played with

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    Rudy on DeMar DeRozan: "He's by far the best two-guard I've ever played with"... Poor Tony Allen!
    Can they coexist? So far so good

    Tonight:

    DD 19 pts, 2 reb, 7 assists

    Gay 20 pts, 3 reb, 1 assist

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    as long as demar keeps this fantastic passing spree going they can.

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    Obviously too early to say anything, but DeMar did get doubled less today due to Gay. That's a big bonus.

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    Yeah and both shooted threes!

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    Could be an interesting combination. Wonder where that leaves Ross though.

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    Quote phiLLy wrote: View Post
    Could be an interesting combination. Wonder where that leaves Ross though.
    Pretty sure Ross will get his No shame coming off the bench most likely end up being a 6th man and get his minutes when we play Gay @the 4 spot. All because you come off the bench doesnt mean you wont log heavy minutes or be any less important to the team I mean look at OKC and Harden worked wonders.

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    Very interesting considering he played with Mayo for a period of time.
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    "by far" better than OJ Mayo? Hmmm. Seems a little early to be talking like that. I do think he's gonna push DeRozan to become that much better though.

    As much as I enjoyed the game tonight, all I could think about was the first few games after Donyell Marshall came over with Jalen Rose and tore it up for a few games... the rest is history.
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    Quote Mack North wrote: View Post
    "by far" better than OJ Mayo? Hmmm. Seems a little early to be talking like that. I do think he's gonna push DeRozan to become that much better though.

    As much as I enjoyed the game tonight, all I could think about was the first few games after Donyell Marshall came over with Jalen Rose and tore it up for a few games... the rest is history.
    Cept Rudy Gay is better than both of them put together...

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    I think he's happy with their potential on both ends of the court. They can be big, fast, and Demar is by far the best 2-way SG he's played with, is I think what he meant. Demar can probably reduce his overall burden much more than Mayo.

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    Quote NoPropsneeded wrote: View Post
    Cept Rudy Gay is better than both of them put together...
    Come on now... that's a little silly. My point was that I wanna see tonight's play sustained for some time before I rush to a quick judgement on how the team will turn out.

    I believe I have very good reason to be CAUTIOUSLY optimistic about the Raptors at this point.
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    Quote Mack North wrote: View Post
    Come on now... that's a little silly. My point was that I wanna see tonight's play sustained for some time before I rush to a quick judgement on how the team will turn out.

    I believe I have very good reason to be CAUTIOUSLY optimistic about the Raptors at this point.
    I guess you might. But with Rudy Gay the Raptors are an instant playoff team, if not this year next year.

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    Quote NoPropsneeded wrote: View Post
    I guess you might. But with Rudy Gay the Raptors are an instant playoff team, if not this year next year.
    Where did HE take a very talented team like Memphis?
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    Right now I think the odd man out is not DeMar, and it's not Ross. Oh, and it's not Fields either. It's Anderson. He's gonna get traded with Bargnani I can smell it coming.

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    Quote charlesnba23 wrote: View Post
    Right now I think the odd man out is not DeMar, and it's not Ross. Oh, and it's not Fields either. It's Anderson. He's gonna get traded with Bargnani I can smell it coming.
    Agreed. Anderson's minutes were hit BAD.

    Demar's defense tonight was absolutely awesome, and Gay was great on the system.

    With Gay and Demar starting the game, Ross coming in to give energetic defense and scoring, and Fields rebounding, defending, and getting some easy baskets, this wing rotation could be really, REALLY good.

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    Quote charlesnba23 wrote: View Post
    Right now I think the odd man out is not DeMar, and it's not Ross. Oh, and it's not Fields either. It's Anderson. He's gonna get traded with Bargnani I can smell it coming.
    Anderson's play and cheap contract would garner interest but I think they'll try to move Fields before anybody else. Adding Anderson will help.
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    Quote Eric Akshinthala wrote: View Post
    Anderson's play and cheap contract would garner interest but I think they'll try to move Fields before anybody else. Adding Anderson will help.
    At this moment, we already have 2 scorers in Gay and Derozan, and another potential scorer in Ross. Better keep Fields to add the energy, rebounding, and defense. Every team needs the gel player to do to the things which the others might not necessarily be doing.

    Anderson added in a trade, Pietrus walks, Kleiza is amnestied. Bargnani likely to be traded with one of those 3 guys, because we are minimal at the front-line, and our point guard position. Having a 4-man rotation of the wings in Gay, Derozan, Fields, Ross is very solid, with very good potential.

    Although, out of Gay, Lowry, Derozan, Ross, JV, Amir, Acy, Fields. Fields is the likely candidate to be traded.

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    Likely.

    AA has garnered some interest im sure to a playoff contending team. Cheap contract, good player, well worth the money.

    AB + AA for Gasol?

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    Well I don't want to start a trade debate down here but after seeing Amir play tonight and every time he starts, I don't know if we really need another big minutes guy seriously! At least for now...

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    this Memphis fan was not happy with gay's comment about derozan:

    Rudy's comment about DeRozan being "by far" the best SG hes ever played with get me fired up. You know how many teams come playoff time would take Demar over Tony Allen? 0.

    Get out of here with that garbage, Rudy.

    I'd take OJ over DeRozan.
    lol bitter?

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