Originally Posted by moremilk
amir is better offensively than JV, he can hit a mid range jumper with reasonable accuracy these days and he's a better P&R player (for some reason, our PGs don't seem to cooperate well with JV on the P&R - could be a trust issue, but he's never getting the ball when he rolls). JV sets some nice screens, but he doesn't trust his shot and around the basket you won't get too many chances in crunch time when teams are more focused and the offense goes in half-court mode.
as far as pairing him with bosh, I think it's pretty clear that Bosh
was never the lead guy, so I'm not sure what we'd have achieved with that. A few more wins maybe. For us to be a successful team (title contention is completely out of the question with the current generation), JV would have to become an all star at some point in the next 3-4 years. Otherwise, we're at best a 45 wins team, probably worse.
JV still has to become an allstar or else we'll be a middling team going forward. Pairing him with Bargnani
is a moot argument. It's all for junk if we continue to only have wings as one dimensional as Joey Graham.