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Old 02-03-2011, 02:43 AM   #11 (permalink)
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My take has always been that Andrea is a nice player to have but not a franchise guy and not someone you can count on. He is not Nowitski as everyone was hoping but more like Memet Okur. His rebounding is a huge issue and one that will haunt him his entire career. On a good team he is an asset, on a bad team he sticks out like a sore thumb.

Our problem is BC is married to him. Yes, BC has shown in the past he is willing to trade guys he brought in if they dont work out. However with Bargnani he is his #1 overall pick. If you ship him out you admit complete failure. The fact that the team has been spiraling downwards since BC's first year and his shine has worn off with many, he cannot take that failure. Perhaps with a secure extension for BC down the road he will part with Bargs but for now I just don't see it happening.

Triano and Bargs are BC guys. He cannot get rid of either of them without admitted huge failure and mistakes. It is more likely BC will be gone before either Triano or Bargs are imo. (or all 3 at the same time in an off season)
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