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Old 08-02-2011, 03:05 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by carp View Post
Not true. Davis isn't as good as you think yet. Taj Gibson is better than Davis, Monroe is better than Davis... Davis can grow into a nice player but hasn't yet.
Davis is better then Bargnani at defensive intelligence (ie: positioning, help D), rebounding, shot blocking. As for Taj Gibson, if you look at each of their rookie seasons they're very close. Same RPG (Davis played less minutes), Gibson had 2 more ppg in a couple extra minutes. IMO the two are somewhat comparable, but i think that Davis's ceiling is higher due to his size.

Lats season:

Gibson- 7.1ppg/5.7rpg/1.3blks in 22mpg (2nd season)
Davis- 7.7ppg/7.1rpg/1blk in 24mpg (Rookie)

IMO you also can't discount him missing training camp and the first 5 weeks of the season at all. And Gibson's stats were mostly vs opponents bench players.

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