Originally Posted by moremilk
I think the statistical comparison was meant to show how irrelevant a 25 sample is. Bayless had a good stretch at the end of the 2010/11 season where he played very well to the point where many fans were sold on him as a starter. Bottom line is, lots of players have looked great over 25 games, paying major bucks is risky and a risk we really don't need to take right now when we have much bigger needs than a PG.
As far as cap holds, presumably the author feels that bayless will get more money that his cap hold, or, at the very least, his cap hold will be significantly smaller than the money we'd have to throw at lin to get him over here.
If that's the case he did a terrible job of portraying that. It just seemed like he needed to go in five dumb directions to get enough to fill out his piece. The irrelevance in play ended up being all but two of his paragraphs, and even then he just repeated the same points.