Originally Posted by Rudy-T
Its funny how everyone is expecting that JV will be a difference maker next year. It usually takes a couple of years for any big man to start being good in NBA. I've seen Jonas play and I think he has the talent, but I dont think he will be great from the start. With any luck he is starting big material by end of next season, but it might take longer.
And Im not saying he wont be a great player in few years. Just that during his rookie year he is more likely to be a big body on the floor that fouls a lot. I just hope he has better grip on the ball than ED so he can score when he gets the ball down low instead of getting stripped 9/10 times.
Agreed. I'll say he averages 6 and 7 in his rookie season. It's the years that follow that will start to be difference makers. His first season will just be so he can get his feet wet.