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Chad504boy
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What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?

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quail man
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
if you wanted an unbiased response, you should have put this on the MSB. it's going to be 95% Davis on here.


drake20
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
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Chad504boy
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
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if you wanted an unbiased response, you should have put this on the MSB. it's going to be 95% Davis on here.



it's an interesting question. Rose's talent and medical issues right now. AD's got a ton of talent that we see, can he carry a team like rose.

And ha at the notion of MSB not being biased.


Fun Bunch
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
If Rose didn't have the ACL it would probably be him. Guy is a legit Top 5 Player in the game IMO.

But Davis is a big and his ceiling is ridiculous.

Its a tough call honestly. You're measuring the proven superstar ability of Rose versus the hope that Davis reaches his potential, which is All-Time great in terms of ceiling.

Tough call. I'll say Rose.


gjackx
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
I still want Davis.


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drake20
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
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Its a tough call honestly. You're measuring the proven superstar ability of Rose versus the hope that Davis reaches his potential, which is All-Time great in terms of ceiling. Tough call. I'll say Rose


It's tough to say until we see Davis next season, when he plays starter minutes.

Rose played 37 MPG his rookie season.

Rose is four and a half years older than Davis, also.


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teke184
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
Until Rose gets back on the court and shows that his knee can hold up for an entire season, I'd say Davis.

I get very wary of players with lower-body issues, especially knees, because of the amount of wear and tear those parts of the body due to weight being put on them whenever you move.


Coach D
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
Best Case: Rose returns to dominant form, improves ast:to ratio, and is as dynamic of a PG as the game may have ever seen.

Worst Case: Rose could be Francis/Starbury and out the league in 6 years if Athleticism isn't there.

I think there is still more risk with Rose than there is with Davis and with being 4.5 years older and having one major knee surgery under the belt, it would be tough to take Rose's future.

However, Davis isn't exactly proven and I am not sure he will ever the build of a 5 but he could improve his outside game and become a better KG. Worst case, he is a solid 22 MPG big who can score dunks, hit occasional shots and defend with the best of them.

Either way, 30 teams are happy to have either.


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Chad504boy
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
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Best Case: Rose returns to dominant form, improves ast:to ratio, and is as dynamic of a PG as the game may have ever seen.

Worst Case: Rose could be Francis/Starbury and out the league in 6 years if Athleticism isn't there.

I think there is still more risk with Rose than there is with Davis and with being 4.5 years older and having one major knee surgery under the belt, it would be tough to take Rose's future.

However, Davis isn't exactly proven and I am not sure he will ever the build of a 5 but he could improve his outside game and become a better KG. Worst case, he is a solid 22 MPG big who can score dunks, hit occasional shots and defend with the best of them.

Either way, 30 teams are happy to have either.




oh where oh where can your answer be
the lord took it away from me
you gone town and started chirping in circles
so i can see my baby when i leave this thread.


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WeeWee
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
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What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?


Can we make Davis shave the unibrow?















Still Davis


WhoDatPelican596
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
Unbiased answer. Davis. Kid will be a top ten player in two years and will be consistently be in MVP talks from there. Ridiculous room to grow


Suntiger
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
Tough one, but I'd have to say Davis simply because I don't know what Rose will be after his knee. I feel like he's missed two seasons at this point


Gtothemoney
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
I think Davis has the potential to be all offense and all defense. Hopefully he can get the right developers for his body and coaches to put him in the best situations.


JayJay2
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
Nice little shot you took right there.


Tayday
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
Derrick Rose is an MVP. That should answer all of the questions.


Chad504boy
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
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Derrick Rose is an MVP


yea, derrick rose is, anthony davis could be great but may never be even in the running.


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Gtothemoney
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
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Nice little shot you took right there.


Just stating the obvious, pal.


JayJay2
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re: What would you take: Future of Derrick Rose or Anthony Davis?
We all see different things when we're on drugs, chief.


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