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Old 06-11-2008, 03:54 PM   #16 (permalink)
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I loved Jorge as much as the next guy, but from a basketball perspective this isn't as huge a blow as some will make it out to be.

We replaced some of what Jorge brought with Moon, and while Jamario's (still developing) basketball IQ may not be on the same level, his athleticism helps us in a lot of ways at the swing spot.

I love Jorge's hustle and his selfless play, and the role he played in Calderon's development I think was underappreciated. However, if this offseason (specifically trading TJ and drafting) goes as planned, he may not have been a key component to the squad regardless of the injury.

I hope he's healthy enough to continue playing at a high level in Europe though. His passion for the game is obvious when you watch him, and it would be a shame if he was forced to call it quite entirely before he's ready too.
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