Originally Posted by moremilk
No way, he may have more potential, but right now kleiza is hands down the better player. Offensively ok is miles ahead of jj, and while on some nights jj is very impressive defensively, on others he's quite bad.
But the biggest thing is that kleiza has a very clear role which he performs fairly well (scorer off the bench), while jj is as uneven as they come and you never know what you'll get from him.
i think you've been too harsh on JJ there. There's been very few games where he's been less than average on D. And he's had a lot of efficient, decent scoring nights.
overall though in terms of your comparison to kleiza i mostly agree.