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bearhc
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Point Guard Please

I am puzzled when people shower praise on Vasquez; the guy is slow, cannot shoot, and is absolutely horrible on defense. Chris Paul's backup (Bledsoe) is superior to anyone we have. Is there anybody out there that we could get that actually plays like an NBA point guard?


lsu31always
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Team 31™
Member since Jan 2008
100717 posts

re: Point Guard Please
So you choose to start this thread the day after he drops 24 and shot over 50%?


Jester
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Member since Feb 2006
17459 posts

re: Point Guard Please
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I am puzzled when people shower praise on Vasquez; the guy is slow, cannot shoot, and is absolutely horrible on defense. Chris Paul's backup (Bledsoe) is superior to anyone we have. Is there anybody out there that we could get that actually plays like an NBA point guard?


Go away.


Jester
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
17459 posts

re: Point Guard Please
Seriously

24 points on 8/15 shooting
3/4 on 3 pointers
9 assists to 2 turnovers
5 rebounds

Go back whence you came!


42
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Apr 2012
3703 posts

re: Point Guard Please
Vasquez will have to be replaced in order to win a title.

That isn't happening this year.

Calm thyself.

There are tens of things that need to improve. Note them, express the concern, maybe offer a solution. Pointing out a problem and saying that someone should do something about this is basically signing other people up for work.

"Feed me." Nah, it doesn't work like that.


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reg469
New Orleans Saints Fan
Lafayette
Member since Sep 2010
836 posts

re: Point Guard Please
Vasquez has been great. We need a backup point though. Roberts dribbles to much, he would be better of the ball.


lsutigers23
LSU Fan
Member since Jan 2009
388 posts

re: Point Guard Please
your probably one of those people who think austin rivers is gonna be the next Kobe


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Tigerbait337
Notre Dame Fan
Louisiana
Member since Aug 2008
17995 posts

re: Point Guard Please
I think he is 4th in assist behind Rondo, Paul, and holiday


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WB504
New Orleans Saints Fan
New Orleans
Member since May 2008
3520 posts
Online

re: Point Guard Please
He may not be the answer long term but he's been playing very well this year and completely shitted on Lin last night. GV doing work.


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VOR
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Lap of Luxury
Member since Apr 2009
44982 posts

re: Point Guard Please
Vasquez won't be the ultimate answer, but he's playing well enough for where we are now until we fill in some other holes.


wope
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Member since Aug 2011
5107 posts

re: Point Guard Please
LOL. Jesus Christ.


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Jamohn
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Member since Mar 2009
10144 posts

re: Point Guard Please
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So you choose to start this thread the day after he drops 24 and shot over 50%?
Image: http://gifsoup.com/view4/4289471/news-sucker-punch-o.gif width=400


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drake20
New Orleans Saints Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2005
11017 posts

re: Point Guard Please
he's averaging 12.3 and 8.8 assists through 6 games...he has his defensive issues and needs to improve his field goal percentage, but he has played well. he won't have to force offense as much when/if Gordon returns


drake20
New Orleans Saints Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2005
11017 posts

re: Point Guard Please
Vasquez shooting 35%

Rivers shooting 25%



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slutiger5
Southeastern LA Fan
Parroquias de Florida
Member since May 2007
8301 posts

re: Point Guard Please
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plays like an NBA point guard?


He is 4th in assist.... we will ignore his points.
So STFU and may God have mercy on your soul.


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Jester
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
17459 posts

re: Point Guard Please
If the right pieces are brought in around him, Vasquez, in my opinion, could definitely be a championship PG. He manages the ball well, and considering how supposedly terrible he is on defense, we are upper tier defensive team. We do need another legit PG, but not enough to do something stupid to get one.

I give you:

Mario Chalmers
JJ Barea/Jason Kidd circa 2011
Derek Fisher
Derek Fisher
Rajon Rondo
Tony Parker
Jason Williams/Gary Payton circa 2006
Tony Parker
Chauncey Billups
Tony Parker
Derek Fisher
Derek Fisher
Derek Fisher
Avery Johnson
Steve Kerr
Steve Kerr
Steve Kerr
Kenny Smith?

Point is, you don't need an "elite" PG to win a championship in the NBA.


slutiger5
Southeastern LA Fan
Parroquias de Florida
Member since May 2007
8301 posts

re: Point Guard Please
quote:

Steve Kerr
Steve Kerr
Steve Kerr


Man was he an elite point.


wope
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Aug 2011
5107 posts

re: Point Guard Please
Give Greivis a break.


Elleshoe
Southeastern LA Fan
Founder of the Boxtard Nation
Member since Jun 2004
121663 posts

re: Point Guard Please
dude is averaging 12 and 9 and we start this thread now?


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corndeaux
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Sep 2009
6383 posts

re: Point Guard Please
I agree that an elite pg is not necessary. But most of the guys on your list were good to great three point shooters. The guys that weren't (Parker, Rondo) were elite players in other areas. Avery is an exception, but that team had Twin Towers.

Vasquez has played well. I've been impressed with how he has cut down his turnovers. But they either need more pieces or he needs a reliable outside shot if they want him to be the guy


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