Bargnani, if he even keep shalf this so called learning curve he's on is an effin NBA superstar in a year. So ya, his value goes up because he's VALUABLE.
Toronto lacks TALENT, has for years because all the money was in ONE player. Carter, then Bosh. Bargs
makes 7 million less than Bosh
did. His comments are the comments of a confident guy, I like them actually.
Talk is cheap, he needs to continue to work. He looked like a tourist against the Knicks on a few plays, so he aint anywhere close to out of the woods. You sure as shit dont trade him though....
Bargnani lacks two things. Defensive awareness, which seems to be improving, and rebounding tenacity. He can do everything else at an elite level. Who does Toronto have at that size that is even close? Davis....HAHAHA ya, no. Amir? Hmm... a bit better but still no. You need actual talent to win. So if your Pipe dream is to trade away your most talented asset to make room for a player who in Davis, mark my words, will never be more than a role player.... than by all means dream away, but I will sleep safely knowing that they are just that, dreams.
Only scenario that makes sense is Trading Bargnani
to get a full on and proven superstar in the SG, C, or PG position, then get lucky and draft a PF in this draft that develops into the star he is projected to.
That scenario guys.... is the type of pipe dream you should have I guess. But it's a really, really tough to see it happening, so many things have to go right.