Originally Posted by fancylad
I love Jose as a raptor.
He is definately one of my favorite players.
I really like him as a starter too, but i think the thing that TJ has and Jose doesn't have is a killer instinct. TJ was arguably our mentally fiercest player who never let up and I think that's the one thing that's missing the most from this team right now. It's something that TJ had tons of nothing that can't be measured by stats or lack of turnovers or whatever.
You remember playoff games last year? TJ was hot, but was he wasn't loose. No high fives. no cockiness. just focus.
It's what we're missing the most right now.
Your right on with this one. Thats what Jose gots to learn to do now. This is how i see it. Jose is our starter, him and Bosh
are your 2 best players and leaders right now. Jose should be taken a stronger leadership role, this guy plays with alot of passion, just watching his play generates energy.However what Jose must do is get alittle of TJ cockiness and take more control. He has established that he can play with the best point guards in the league, his numbers are right in the top 3 in many categories. He is your best shooter on the team right now and your best passer. He can drive and he can sink his foul shots. What Jose needs is a kick in the ass , mitch must tell him that stop being a nice guy all the time , its time to take control when when our offence sputters. Hell TJ always wanted to take control , however the differance here is that Jose has a better read and smarts to do it. Steve Nash is my favourite player and I see a young nash in the works with Jose. All Jose needs is a kick in the ass and some mitch bull shit that others won't get pissed if he takes alittle more control of the situation.