I have Bargnani's man defense next to Davis' rebounding/shotblocking & help defense. 2 creators & 3 shooters to compliment a scoring guard in Lowry.
I think having Amir Bargnani and Jose come off the bench would be perfect along with Anderson & Ross, with a starting line up of Lowry, Demar, Fields, Ed & JV.
Also WTF happened to Pietrus lol. Anyways I think those Line-ups have the perfect balance and chemistry, well as much as you could get with this team.
Jonas Valanciunas, centre
7.8 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.1 blocks, 28 games
Grade | C
There is no reason to panic, but Valanciunas was perhaps the Raptors’ worst defensive player before suffering a broken finger. On the plus side, his injury should give him ample opportunity to improve his left hand. Still a franchise building block.
I'd rather trade Bargs.
Start Amir & Ed because they have great chemistry
Bring Val & Acy off the bench.
Imagine if Bargnani came back with a chip on his shoulder because of his nationally known soft image and started playing like a badass. That would be great.
IMO, trading the pick for Lowry put this teams aspirations in making the playoffs, Jonas should not have been starting over the more seasoned/experienced Amir/Ed, especially next to Bargnani who needs defensive compensation himself. As for him being better in that stretch of wins, he was paired with a better help defender in Ed, playing at home against lesser competition & had a general ease in schedule.
Last edited by gwrighter; 01-23-2013 at 08:59 AM.