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Old 05-11-2011, 01:14 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by LX View Post
Mike James was able to score 20ppg. I guess we should have kept him here and just made him more of a role player.
James had just turned 30 when we got him, and had been a role player before that. It was a perfect storm for him in TO with regard to playing time, touches, and the absolute peak of his playing ability.

Bargs is 25; his stats last season was not a statistical outlier at all; it's the result of natural progress in his game.

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I've never ever been in agreement of the idea of trading Bargnani for trades' sake. If we get the #1 pick in this year's draft or can make another trade that improves us as a team, I'm all for it. If it's for a middling player like Jeff Green then I'm absolutely against it. Better to just move Bargs to the bench and use him as instant energy than get a so-so player like Green for him who does less than he does.
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