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droman225
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re: List the PG's that you would take over Greivis Vasquez

We were NEVER elite


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Jester
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the talent we have to surround him now far surpasses what he had when we were the 7 seed.


Really?

David West, Peja, Tyson, etc was a pretty deep and talented team. We have more upper crust talent now, but we don't have depth to make it out of the 1st round.


darryljames30
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I agree with you some in this thread. But nooooo way in hell do I want DH


I can't stand Dwight but I think he would be amazing in Monty's system.


Jester
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We also didn't have 2-guard anywhere near Gordon's talent.


Image: http://www.memphisflyer.com/images/blogimages/2009/06/24/1245872878-ncaa_second_round_bf1c.jpg


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GynoSandberg
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Robin Lopez goes off damn near every night.


He does?



It's no coincidence that Chandler and West had their highest scoring seasons in NOLA with CP3 running the point. With AD's ability to score on the alley oop (Chandler) and knock down the mid range jumper (West), I can't help but think CP3 would have AD flirting with 20ppg if he were running the point.


Jester
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I can't stand Dwight but I think he would be amazing in Monty's system.


AD may be better in the next 2 years.


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Jester
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It's no coincidence that Chandler and West had their highest scoring seasons in NOLA with CP3 running the point. With AD's ability to score on the alley oop (Chandler) and knock down the mid range jumper (West), I can't help but think CP3 would have AD flirting with 20ppg if he were running the point.


It's very well possible, but we would have trouble resigning anyone with CP's salary on the books.


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darryljames30
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re: List the PG's that you would take over Greivis Vasquez
I wasn't even going to bring him up because I didn't want to get bashed anymore In this thread.


Jester
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re: List the PG's that you would take over Greivis Vasquez
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I wasn't even going to bring him up because I didn't want to get bashed anymore In this thread.



1. He was overrated here

2. CP3 almost certainly hastened his departure


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SHMILL
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re: List the PG's that you would take over Greivis Vasquez
DeeeeeJaaaaayyyy

And not just bc he's from Nola. The guy can play. Hands down. He gets basically zero minutes in Indy an does ok. When he plays significant minutes, he produces. We can't go blow our wad on one of those expensive, never gonna come here players anyway. DJ is 4 years into the league, knows the ropes and is ready to manage a team. Pay for him, let him dish out assists, score when he's open and have money in the bank to resign your cornerstones. That's how you do it.

DJ
EG
Anderson
AD
Lopez

Top 10 draft pick and money in the bank.


Jester
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DeeeeeJaaaaayyyy

And not just bc he's from Nola. The guy can play. Hands down. He gets basically zero minutes in Indy an does ok. When he plays significant minutes, he produces. We can't go blow our wad on one of those expensive, never gonna come here players anyway. DJ is 4 years into the league, knows the ropes and is ready to manage a team. Pay for him, let him dish out assists, score when he's open and have money in the bank to resign your cornerstones. That's how you do it.

DJ
EG
Anderson
AD
Lopez

Top 10 draft pick and money in the bank.


I hope this is an epic troll attempt.


MrPappagiorgio
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re: List the PG's that you would take over Greivis Vasquez
At one point this season D.J. was behind Ben Hansbrough on the depth chart

thats a true story


drake20
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re: List the PG's that you would take over Greivis Vasquez
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Really?

David West, Peja, Tyson, etc was a pretty deep and talented team. We have more upper crust talent now, but we don't have depth to make it out of the 1st round.


Tyson wasn't there...Peja was way over the hill. i'm talking about 2010-2011...

2007-2008 had a lot of talent...but i'm pretty sure paul was happy with that team, and it was pretty damn near an elite team.


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Jester
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At one point this season D.J. was behind Ben Hansbrough on the depth chart

thats a true story



:inb4Lin:


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drake20
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And not just bc he's from Nola. The guy can play. Hands down.


any evidence for this?


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tehchampion140
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re: List the PG's that you would take over Greivis Vasquez
DJ is ballin' with his 32% FG% this year. We better snatch him up quick before other teams get to him.


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SHMILL
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re: List the PG's that you would take over Greivis Vasquez
No, it's really not. The guy so far this season has an average of 16.2 minutes per game and in those minutes, he averages 4.5 points and 2.7 assists. Now lets just say he played the entire game..that means he would average 13-14 points and 8 assists per game. It's not off the charts good, but he has the potential to blow up during games if not respected. Now of course thats hypothetical but the whole point of this is that HE ISN'T EXPENSIVE. And he's more of a pass-first point guard with very good vision. I mean don't we want a PG who can find EG and Ryan Anderson in rhythm for knock-down jumpers? Also, I'm pretty sure we're going to want to keep Anthony Davis (expensive), Ryan Anderson (expensive), and whoever else we draft or pick up in free agency.

I'm just posing an argument that saves money and produces at the same time. New Orleans must, at all times, have money in the bank bc players won't come here to take less money. And if we overpay, we'll be right back where we were a few years ago..no money and a great player with zero talent around him who eventually left.

And aren't we still paying Peja? j/j


Jester
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The guy so far this season has an average of 16.2 minutes per game and in those minutes, he averages 4.5 points and 2.7 assists. Now lets just say he played the entire game..that means he would average 13-14 points and 8 assists per game


It won't project proportionally, though. He gets his minutes in scrub time when the defense is weaker. He may be worth a look as a backup, but not for much more than the vet minimum. There is a reason why he's trending toward Europe.


drake20
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re: List the PG's that you would take over Greivis Vasquez
if we could be a 7 seed in 2010-2011, we could easily be a top 5 seed next season with the talent we have now add Paul.


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htran90
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And aren't we still paying Peja? j/j



i felt that way for so long...


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