On Monday, Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards claimed to USA Today that he and John Wall are “definitely the best backcourt in the league.”
This, of course, sparked a maelstrom of discussions around the league. Story-starved pundits jumped all over it, and even a few NBA players like Dion Waiters chimed in.
Now, add Raptors’ shooting guard DeMar DeRozan to that mix:
Caption: They said what, haha!!? We will see…
As for my two cents, it really doesn’t really matter because there’s no wrong answer. Both backcourts are good, albeit in different ways. For the upcoming season, their production should be similar, but Washington’s backcourt has more potential, especially if Wall develops a three-point shot.
The two teams are set to square off on Nov. 7.