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Old 04-18-2011, 03:23 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by DuCa00795 View Post
I'm sure when Andrea has ever been accommodated for. When Bosh was here, they were always accommodating Bosh, which forced Andrea to play Center. Last season, Andrea was once again forced to play center, and nothing was accommodated for this guy. He took most of the blame for the defence because people expected a Ben Wallace type center, and that's not what Andrea is known for.
Dude, Andrea has been spoon fed ever since he was drafted. Go back to 2006, BC and Gherardhini both claimed Andrea was going to be their future center. Both said he weighed 250 at the time of the draft and his body was going to be developped. BC traded for Rasho so Bargnani didn't have start and Rasho can play against the Centers. The pick-up of Garbo helped because he was veteran presence (I think former teammate) and spoke Italian which would help with his transition in Canada. Bargnani also had his mentor Gherardhini as assistant GM. Bargnani struggled big time in second season and the Raptors got trounced by Howard in the playoffs. So the Raps trade for Jo to help with the center position and because the Raps needed help in scoring. Look it up, Bargnani was drafted to become the next center for the Raptors. Its not the franchise fault he hasn't progressed enough to guard the center position. Besides, who guarded the centers this year, it was Amir and Ed Davis, not Bargnani!!
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