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Old 06-26-2011, 07:32 PM   #44 (permalink)

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Originally Posted by shittytrader View Post
just wondering, is it entirely out of the question to have Bargnani play sf? maybe if he loses the muscle that he added in recent year, kind of like what Bosh did, and become leaner. he will be a huge sf, but would it work? he can play a similar role to durant and leave jv and davis in the paint.

could the end result be amazing paint defence? Bargnani is supposed to be a good man to man defender, but can he adequately defend this position? and don't mention that he can't defend lebron, etc, cuz really no one can. just throwing it out because a line up of


could be pretty good. i figure if anyone blows by Bargnani they still have to face two great paint defenders. and if anyone chooses not to slash, they have to shoot over a 7 footer.

of course this line up doesn't have to stick. different rotations can be made depending on who Bargnani has to guard at SF. i guess if the raps are playing a team with an elite SF, they can just put in JJ to defend.

Of course things would change when we get our draft pick in 2012.

any thoughts?
As a Bargnani supporter, I think he's not quick enough for that, and I don't think our bigs behind him would be 'great' paint defenders. Maybe above average, but not great. I see Davis as being a very good defender, but I'm not sure if he will be as good as hyped defensively, though still very good.

Just an opinion....
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