Pistons join Maggette Melee
Old 07-06-2008, 01:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
is pounding the rock!

Senior Member, Eh?
 
Major's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Toronto
Posts: 1,605
Representing:
Pistons Pistons join Maggette Melee

I've officially lost count in how many teams are after this guy.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hoops World
Just in case there weren't enough teams throwing around Corey Maggette's name over the last couple of weeks, now the Detroit Pistons have added their name to the list. Weeks after Joe Dumars declared the Pistons open for business the team has still not found a participant for the blockbuster trade they've been looking to pull off. It now appears that free agency will be their primary means of improving the roster, though they don't have a lot of room to go that route. Like San Antonio, Orlando, Boston, Philly, Houston, Dallas, Golden State and a myriad of other teams, the Pistons will rely on the strength of their All-Star roster to try and convince Maggette that his best path to a championship lies through Detroit.

So what's the deal with everyone suddenly deciding that Corey Maggette equates a championship?

It's pretty simple, really. Maggette is one of the few players available on the open market who can drop the three (38%), drive to the hole and create a shot off the dribble, and also hit a mid-range. He's good at getting the foul line (681 times in 2007-08) and hits better than 80% once he gets there. Maggette can give you 20+ points per game, but also rebounds and gives you good hustle play. His attitude has been an issue, which is why he's out of favor with the Clippers, but the best way to change an attitude is to surround a guy with quality players and give him a shot at a title.

It's not a stretch to say that the team which lands Maggette winds up in the Finals . . .not much of a stretch at all.
LINK

Last edited by Major; 07-06-2008 at 01:28 PM.
Major is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2008, 07:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
is dead inside

you ain't bout that life
 
Gurk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 21,016
Representing:
Default

crap
every team wants this guy
Gurk is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wilbon: LeBron should join Clippers Windex NBA Talk 19 06-13-2009 07:23 PM
Iavaroni To Join The Raptors? Dr. J. Naismith Toronto Raptors 57 03-16-2009 04:33 PM
Marbury to Join Celtics? Jay NBA Talk 14 01-03-2009 10:40 AM
Maggette Will Opt Out Soon Dr. J. Naismith NBA Talk 5 06-11-2008 07:48 PM
Payton Wants To Join Celtics Dr. J. Naismith NBA Talk 7 12-27-2007 08:13 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:04 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright RaptorsForum.com 2005-2011

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24