Raptors Forum | Toronto Raptors Forums & Message Boards - View Single Post - Yahoo Sports: Calderon or Ford as the Raps starting PG?
View Single Post
Old 02-06-2008, 10:53 AM   #11 (permalink)
Benzo
hibernating

Retired Administrator
 
Benzo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 7,289
Representing:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sick, Wicked and Nasty! View Post
These two main points say it best: (sounds familiar too )

First off, a player should ever lose their job because of injury. That doesn't seem right. From all reports, Ford has worked his tail off in his attempt to comeback. You think he was visualizing the bench every time he ran lines or lifted a dumbbell? No way. The starting spot was Ford's before the fluke accident; it should be his when he returns. To take it away from him would be emotionally deflating.

In addition, Calderon has proven he can succeed in both the starter and back-up roles, so you have to believe his play would remain steady. He has a lot of experience preparing for a game off the bench; T.J., not so much.


'nuff said.

A player should never lose his job because of injury???? Ask the New England Patriots if we should abide by that philosophy.
Benzo is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote