Raptors Forum | Toronto Raptors Forums & Message Boards - View Single Post - SI.com: As Bargnani falls flat, so do the Raptors
View Single Post
Old 02-03-2011, 10:11 AM   #14 (permalink)
Claudius
contemplating

The Killing Joke

 
Claudius's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Burkina Faso, Disputed Zone
Posts: 10,030
Representing:
Send a message via MSN to Claudius
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by fancylad View Post
Sure he does, but it's clear that he's just not in the right situation.
But what is that right situation? I know you mentioned placing him in an offence that can hide his weaknesses, but even Okur in Utah still played down low and defended.

The best word I can use to describe Bargnani is lazy. He's lazy defensively, he's lazy offensively as well. He relies too much on his talent, very similarly like Vince did at one point, to get by. We see guys like this every day of our lives and he's no different.

I just don't think he works on this team, where we SEEM to have a blue collar type of mentality of guys working hard and we have guy who SEEMS to be lazy.
Claudius is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote