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JordansBulls
12-04-2011, 07:15 PM
http://espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id/7316232/phoenix-suns-cut-vince-carter-lockout-ends



Vince Carter isn't a free agent yet, but sources close to the situation say the eight-time All-Star will be thrust onto the open market shortly after the end of the lockout.

Based on an amendment in his contract obtained by ESPN.com, Carter must be waived by the Phoenix Suns within 72 hours of the official start of free agency or his $18 million salary for the 2011-12 season becomes fully guaranteed.

The Suns, sources said, have already decided to waive Carter within that window.

The Suns and Carter amended the contract in June to delay the guaranteed-salary date in Carter's final contract year until after the lockout ended. Waiving Carter inside the first 72 hours after the league's schedule start of free agency Friday means that Phoenix would only have to pay $4 million to Carter and likely ensure that the Suns avoid luxury-tax territory this season even after trying to complete the re-signing of Grant Hill and moves with other potential free agents.

The Suns' plan, sources said, is to bring back Hill if possible and make a playoff run this season, then proceed to the summer of 2012 armed with salary-cap space to make major upgrades to the roster.

Sources said the Suns have yet to receive any indication from star guard Steve Nash that he wants to be dealt to a contender, which is why management clings to the hope that the two-time MVP -- who is also headed for free agency in July 2012 -- will retire a Sun.

Carter landed in Phoenix in December 2010 when his hometown Orlando Magic dealt him to the Suns with Marcin Gortat, Mickael Pietrus, $3 million and a 2011 first-round draft pick in exchange for Hedo Turkoglu, Jason Richardson and Earl Clark. A month later, Carter became the 37th player in league history to reach the 20,000-point plateau, but it has long been assumed around the league that Phoenix wanted him in the deal purely for the payroll relief Carter's contract affords.

Chicago, Miami and San Antonio are expected to be among the teams interested in signing Carter, 34, once he clears waivers and becomes an unrestricted free agent.

MTar786
12-04-2011, 07:18 PM
i could see chicago trying to sign him. i wouldnt mind him coming to la to back kobe up. but that wouldnt happen. I dont think he wants to come off the bench nor would he sign for the vet min.

spreadeagle
12-04-2011, 07:18 PM
Come back to the Raps to back up Derozan!!! lol but for real looks like Bulls will have there SG

Ovratd1up
12-04-2011, 07:22 PM
Every SG that might be available, the response is always the same: he's going to Chicago. My guess is that they'd be more interested in at least a few other guys before they'd come to terms with signing Carter, whose talent is inseparable from his flaws, which coincide with everything Chicago hates.

NoahH
12-04-2011, 07:23 PM
Come back to the Raps to back up Derozan!!! lol but for real looks like Bulls will have there SG

Haha can you imagine if that happened? Idk if Raptors fans would even welcome him back.

I agree, Bulls.

arkanian215
12-04-2011, 07:27 PM
Every SG that might be available, the response is always the same: he's going to Chicago. My guess is that they'd be more interested in at least a few other guys before they'd come to terms with signing Carter, whose talent is inseparable from his flaws, which coincide with everything Chicago hates.

I'm gonna guess Thibs has a little input and says I want a spot up shooter w/ decent defense to fit the team rather than a VC/Jcraw type.

kingwood313
12-04-2011, 07:28 PM
i hope detroit looks at him

Kidd>>>K-Mart
12-04-2011, 07:28 PM
He could make an impact on any team if he is used right.

RLundi
12-04-2011, 07:29 PM
Does it matter? The man's skills have completely eroded.

KnicksorBust
12-04-2011, 07:30 PM
I'm really not sure where he fits. Maybe in Miami. A crunchtime lineup of Wade-VC-LeBron-Bosh? Who ever would have dreamed that up? I don't like him as an option for the Spurs or Bulls.

Corey
12-04-2011, 07:32 PM
Hope he goes to the Bulls. He's a terrible fit there.

SeoulBeatz
12-04-2011, 07:32 PM
I think he'd be a decent fit for the bulls. I dunno though, the last few times I've watched him he looked VERY slow, overweight, and was very streaky with his shot.

I'll give him he benefit of the doubt though since he WAS the greatest dunker of all time :).

But it really is a shame to see his skills have declined so much.

EDIT: I actually think t-mac would be a much better fit.

I saw a lot of T-Mac last year and he actually looked alright. Shell of his former self as well, but his shot is stilll there, he has great passing ability/court vision, and he can still (kind of) get up http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOQwN1zK6Vg

KnicksorBust
12-04-2011, 07:33 PM
Does it matter? The man's skills have completely eroded.

He put up 14ppg/4rpg/2apg/1spg and shot 36% from 3pt.

He's past his prime but he still has skills.

DoMeFavors
12-04-2011, 07:34 PM
I could see him going to Portland,Celtics, or Lakers

Dont think Bulls, Heat, Mavs are into him

sunsfan88
12-04-2011, 07:38 PM
He sucks. He settles for like the worst shots ever.

But every once in a month, he'll give you a 30 pt game.

Good luck to whatever team gets him!

heyman321
12-04-2011, 07:48 PM
I hope either the Bulls or Lakers or Heat sign half-man, half- washed up dental dam so they he messes up their chemistry. That would be awesome!!

llemon
12-04-2011, 07:49 PM
He could make an impact on any team if he is used right.

Would that impact be good or bad?

5ass
12-04-2011, 07:50 PM
i think every1 saw that coming, decent player to have on a contender. probably better as a spark off the bench (like crawford)

Bulls_fan90
12-04-2011, 07:53 PM
Do not want.

Stack_NJNets
12-04-2011, 07:56 PM
Aren't the Bulls the best defensive team in the NBA? Why would they want Carter?

He'll end up in Portland if they cut Roy or Boston maybe. SA would def be interesting but I just cannot see him on the Bulls.

kntresistheheat
12-04-2011, 07:56 PM
Why is Miami linked to every player?

ThuglifeJ
12-04-2011, 07:58 PM
Want. 6th man would be better idea to be scorer wen Rose is out.
+size +playmaking +scoring

Rose
Afflallo
Deng
Boozer
Noah

6th man- VC

kntresistheheat
12-04-2011, 08:02 PM
Want. 6th man would be better idea to be scorer wen Rose is out.
+size +playmaking +scoring

Rose
Afflallo
Deng
Boozer
Noah

6th man- VC

That's a great line up! Bulls should get affallo IMO.

97NYer
12-04-2011, 08:03 PM
VC to Chicago makes them even better and finally solidifies that 2 guard spot

Rose
Carter
Deng
Boozer
Noah

incredible lineup

Bulls_fan90
12-04-2011, 08:12 PM
That's a great line up! Bulls should get affallo IMO.

I wish. He's a perfect fit but next to impossible to get.

llemon
12-04-2011, 08:16 PM
Do not want.

Smart man

Kidd>>>K-Mart
12-04-2011, 08:20 PM
Would that impact be good or bad?

Good if he is not handling the ball.

king4day
12-04-2011, 08:29 PM
Any team that signs him to be someone to do anything more than fill the bench is going to be sorely disappointed with his production.

llemon
12-04-2011, 08:33 PM
Good if he is not handling the ball.

That would mean moving without the ball, which often requires effort, which is really not one of Vince's strong points.

llemon
12-04-2011, 08:35 PM
That's a great line up! Bulls should get affallo IMO.

Bulls can't afford Afflalo.

llemon
12-04-2011, 08:38 PM
I wish. He's a perfect fit but next to impossible to get.

You think Vince gets more than the MLE?

Hellcrooner
12-04-2011, 08:38 PM
if he accepts a 1 year VETS MINIMUM he could be highly usefull for the KNICKS.

i guess heat and bulls may look into him.

mgsports
12-04-2011, 08:39 PM
Magic again because need another 3 Point Shooter and Starting SG.

llemon
12-04-2011, 08:42 PM
Magic again because need another 3 Point Shooter and Starting SG.

Fool's Gold once, shame on you. Fool's Gold twice, shame on Otis Smith.

iggypop123
12-04-2011, 08:49 PM
if he expects more than the veterans minimum he wont go to a contender.

ThuglifeJ
12-04-2011, 08:49 PM
lets just all say it's clear Bulls are going to have a lot of options and will be upgrading Bogans at the 2 spot.

Stunner
12-04-2011, 08:54 PM
Bulls can't afford Afflalo.

sign and trade

llemon
12-04-2011, 09:00 PM
sign and trade

And Bulls are trading what, exactly?

lavilevi23
12-04-2011, 09:02 PM
I wouldnt mind either him or Redd if we Waive Miller and add Battier.

NBA_Starter
12-04-2011, 09:03 PM
Bulls may not be smart to take him.

Stunner
12-04-2011, 09:15 PM
And Bulls are trading what, exactly?

Bulls could Trade Brewer , Asik/Taj and the Bobcats pick

TheNumber37
12-04-2011, 09:15 PM
I like the Bulls here, and maybe even the Thunder.

llemon
12-04-2011, 09:21 PM
Bulls could Trade Brewer , Asik/Taj and the Bobcats pick

Not bad. Drop Brewer, and Asik, Taj and Bobcats pick could very well get it done.

Edit. Sorry, Bulls will need to add more salary than that. Add Korver

ManRam
12-04-2011, 09:21 PM
He's beyond washed up. Can't beat a defender, all he does is jack threes and he's not even that great of a three point shooter. I wouldn't give him more than 3 mill a year.

Bulls_fan90
12-04-2011, 09:22 PM
You think Vince gets more than the MLE?

I hope not! I want nothing to do with Vince. I was referring to Afflalo.

llemon
12-04-2011, 09:28 PM
I hope not! I want nothing to do with Vince. I was referring to Afflalo.

Afflalo will get more than the Vets' Min, which I now realize that is what you said.

Giraffes Rule
12-04-2011, 09:30 PM
In other news, the sun is hot, and water is wet!

ThuglifeJ
12-04-2011, 09:36 PM
From what ive seen Carter's strengths with age is Post game, passing, 3 pt shooting
what's deteriated is athleticism, isolation skills, midrange game

I think ANY team can benefit from his post-game.
thats about all you can promise tho at his 35 age

llemon
12-04-2011, 09:39 PM
From what ive seen Carter's strengths with age is Post game, passing, 3 pt shooting
what's deteriated is athleticism, isolation skills, midrange game

I think ANY team can benefit from his post-game.
thats about all you can promise tho at his 35 age

He doesn't really like to post-up. There might be physical contact.

ManRam
12-04-2011, 09:43 PM
Carter never posts up. Ever...

He stands at the three point line and hoists threes or takes deep jumpers. That's really it.

lavilevi23
12-04-2011, 10:07 PM
Lol^^ hes coming to chicagooooooooooooo

ThuglifeJ
12-04-2011, 10:18 PM
@manram
He does actually. I watch too much NBA, and Carter's post up game is his biggest strength at this age. And I could see TT using that when D Rose is out effectively. This isn't Stan Van Gundy where any player not named Dwight is expected to volume chuck 3s. Think about systems players are playing in. I'm not going to count his half season with Suns, for I did not watch much of the suns and thats a half season bias. In Orlando you bring in Gilbert Arenas, Jason Richardson, Rashard Lewis, Vince Carter, etc. What do they do? chuck 3s chuck 3s, dont know what to do all drop in production in this ******** (no offense) offensive system. What did they do all before coming to Orlando? Impress teams and crowds with their offensive game.
Up until Carter was playing under Orlando's system he had a great SG post game, and I even saw plenty of glimpses of it in Orlando and Pheonixx for the games I watched.

That being said I would rather see the bulls sign a young defender for the starting 2 spot, but have Carter as the 6th man as a scorer.
(which assesses every need for the Bulls excpet mabye another big).

beasted86
12-04-2011, 10:26 PM
Bulls or Knicks 1yr rental.

He's no longer an all-star, but he's rotation level on all 30 teams. I don't know why people want to pretend he is trash. Nobody is signing this guy expecting him to be a franchise cornerstone anymore.

phoenix_bladen
12-04-2011, 10:31 PM
He would be a great fit on the bulls as a starting sg because he can take sOme scoring load off of drose

He could also go to the Knicks and start at sg as well as they are weak at that position

Bruno
12-04-2011, 10:37 PM
I'm sure NYK will be interested for the right price.

ThuglifeJ
12-04-2011, 10:41 PM
Bulls or Knicks 1yr rental.

He's no longer an all-star, but he's rotation level on all 30 teams. I don't know why people want to pretend he is trash. Nobody is signing this guy expecting him to be a franchise cornerstone anymore.

This

Bruno
12-04-2011, 10:45 PM
Damn he'll be 35 one month into the season.

ManRam
12-04-2011, 10:53 PM
@manram
He does actually. I watch too much NBA, and Carter's post up game is his biggest strength at this age. And I could see TT using that when D Rose is out effectively. This isn't Stan Van Gundy where any player not named Dwight is expected to volume chuck 3s. Think about systems players are playing in. I'm not going to count his half season with Suns, for I did not watch much of the suns and thats a half season bias. In Orlando you bring in Gilbert Arenas, Jason Richardson, Rashard Lewis, Vince Carter, etc. What do they do? chuck 3s chuck 3s, dont know what to do all drop in production in this ******** (no offense) offensive system. What did they do all before coming to Orlando? Impress teams and crowds with their offensive game.
Up until Carter was playing under Orlando's system he had a great SG post game, and I even saw plenty of glimpses of it in Orlando and Pheonixx for the games I watched.

That being said I would rather see the bulls sign a young defender for the starting 2 spot, but have Carter as the 6th man as a scorer.
(which assesses every need for the Bulls excpet mabye another big).

IDK man. I've caught basically every Magic game the last two years. He really takes no shots from the 3-9 foot range...which is prime post up area. It was under close to 1 a game throughout his career in Orlando. He averaged 3.5 shots at the rim last year. We're talking about a guy who took 12 shots a game, and 8 of them were from 16 feet +. That's a terrible ratio. He really wasn't, at least no in Orlando, doing much to get to the rim.

He's good for maybe 1-2 post ups a game...

lavilevi23
12-04-2011, 10:57 PM
Bullls get Carter
Knicks get Crawford
Afflalo resigns with the nuggets
Heat get Redd
Hill resigns with the Suns

iggypop123
12-04-2011, 10:58 PM
I'm sure NYK will be interested for the right price.

thats a good one. theyll actually have to pay him. the other teams will try to low ball him he may take the money. besides the knicks are up and coming so its not like he is taking the money to tank. he would be excellent for NY. fields was absolute garbage after the trade.

llemon
12-04-2011, 11:02 PM
thats a good one. theyll actually have to pay him. the other teams will try to low ball him he may take the money. besides the knicks are up and coming so its not like he is taking the money to tank. he would be excellent for NY. fields was absolute garbage after the trade.

Vince to the Knicks........PLEASE.

NetsNation
12-04-2011, 11:03 PM
Come back to Jersey!

LA_Raiders
12-04-2011, 11:58 PM
He would ba a good fit for Chicago

BKLYNpigeon
12-05-2011, 12:40 AM
I feel sorry for Nash. PHX should trade him to a contender.

BKLYNpigeon
12-05-2011, 12:41 AM
Nash does live in NY in the offseason. I play in the same soccer league as he does.

loki34
12-05-2011, 12:48 AM
goodbye Vince :clap:

Cano-Montero...
12-05-2011, 12:53 AM
LA...Replacement for Shannon...

JordansBulls
12-05-2011, 01:20 AM
Hope he goes to the Bulls. He's a terrible fit there.

What do you mean? He fills our biggest need.

MJ-BULLS
12-05-2011, 01:21 AM
Hope he goes to the Bulls. He's a terrible fit there.
reported for baiting. :p

What do you mean? He fills our biggest need.
yeah we need a sg, but there are better options out there jb. :)

Belmonts
12-05-2011, 01:22 AM
He is old.

KB-Pau-DH2012
12-05-2011, 01:30 AM
LA...Replacement for Shannon...

True, Suns will waive Vince for $4 mil, so I don't see why a veteran like him in need for a championship wouldn't sign with the lakeshow for part of the mini mle or even the vet's min.

OA SLAY
12-05-2011, 01:30 AM
Icant believe VC is 34, how time has passed... Back to Magic/Nets or Mavs would be good

llemon
12-05-2011, 01:33 AM
True, Suns will waive Vince for $4 mil, so I don't see why a veteran like him in need for a championship wouldn't sign with the lakeshow for part of the mini mle or even the vet's min.

Yes, Vince is all about the team.

GrkGawdofWalkz
12-05-2011, 01:34 AM
Carter is a nice fit for a few teams. He has some game left at this point. I can understand why Phoenix would do this.

GodsSon
12-05-2011, 01:34 AM
It's sad what his career has come to.

Corey
12-05-2011, 01:47 AM
What do you mean? He fills our biggest need.

He doesn't play defense, he isn't an effective catch and shoot player, he's getting considerably slower by the minute.

Yea, you need a SG...but one that doesn't play defense, and isn't a solid 3pt shooter? Doesn't exactly fit what you're shooting for.

Vincent33
12-05-2011, 01:55 AM
Wow. I totally forgot that Carter was even on the Suns.

OA SLAY
12-05-2011, 02:22 AM
Him n T-mac should both sign with a contender as a second unit. Iverson aswell haha

JJ_JKidd
12-05-2011, 02:43 AM
i could see chicago trying to sign him. i wouldnt mind him coming to la to back kobe up. but that wouldnt happen. I dont think he wants to come off the bench nor would he sign for the vet min.

Heres a guy that a lot of people though was at-par, or better than KOBE if it worth for his injuries.

Now those people should be shot. Carter plays absolutely no D and was the reason of 2 wasted years of JKidd :facepalm:

BKLYNpigeon
12-05-2011, 02:48 AM
career is over.

purplehaze89
12-05-2011, 02:58 AM
Vince is much better at D than his rep suggests. Let's just say SVG never blew up at VC on defense. If you think VC's defense is bad, watch J-Rich.

VC in 28 minutes averaged 14/4 and is still good for MORE than a few 20 point games. I have no doubt he'll sign for the mini-MLE or vet minimum and would be a steal as a 6th man and veteran scorer. His post up game is beast-like at the SG position.

purplehaze89
12-05-2011, 03:00 AM
Heres a guy that a lot of people though was at-par, or better than KOBE if it worth for his injuries.

Now those people should be shot. Carter plays absolutely no D and was the reason of 2 wasted years of JKidd :facepalm:

Come again? :facepalm:

purplehaze89
12-05-2011, 03:02 AM
It's sad what his career has come to.

LOL @ salty Raptor fans. I don't think anyone thinks it's sad that the Suns would waive someone with an 18.3 million contract. He left the Raptors and became a much better all around player, played in WAY more playoff games and made it to the conference finals so....um....yeah.....

Belmonts
12-05-2011, 04:02 AM
LOL @ salty Raptor fans. I don't think anyone thinks it's sad that the Suns would waive someone with an 18.3 million contract. He left the Raptors and became a much better all around player, played in WAY more playoff games and made it to the conference finals so....um....yeah.....

lol so irrelevant

3ballbomber
12-05-2011, 04:03 AM
lol Vince Carter. He should just go to a bottom dweller and play like it's the 'showtime' 90's every night and entertain viewers with crazy dunks. Apart from that he has no business being on contenders.

PacersForLife
12-05-2011, 01:04 PM
Him n T-mac should both sign with a contender as a second unit. Iverson aswell haha

Lol, that would have made for a very great team in the 90's. Would be interesting now.

thekmp211
12-05-2011, 03:21 PM
depending on FA works out, he could help the mavericks. kinda hope that happens actually.

GodsSon
12-05-2011, 03:23 PM
LOL @ salty Raptor fans. I don't think anyone thinks it's sad that the Suns would waive someone with an 18.3 million contract. He left the Raptors and became a much better all around player, played in WAY more playoff games and made it to the conference finals so....um....yeah.....

So I'm salty because I said it's sad his career has come to this? For the record man (probably a kid though), I have an autographed and framed VC jersey hanging on my wall right now.

You can say what you want to about him getting better AFTER he left, but let's be real here, if he was elected into the HOF today it would be as a Raptor.

-Kobe24-TJ19-
12-05-2011, 04:24 PM
he should just retire, dude's horrible

JordansBulls
12-05-2011, 04:41 PM
he should just retire, dude's horrible

Dude averaged like 14 ppg last year. If you are counting on him to be your #2 guy then yeah or even #3 guy, but if he is your #4 guy now then that is fine.

thekmp211
12-05-2011, 04:43 PM
carter is not finished. people just need to think of him in a different light to avoid constant and utter disappointment.

mdm692
12-05-2011, 04:45 PM
Dude averaged like 14 ppg last year. If you are counting on him to be your #2 guy then yeah or even #3 guy, but if he is your #4 guy now then that is fine.

he was traded to be our #1 scoring option replacing j-rich and he was well aware of that.

ThuglifeJ
12-05-2011, 04:57 PM
I could be wrong but I do believe Carter was a half season trade to the Suns where everyone knew he was just going to become a free agent after the season.
That half season stint holds like no significance to Carter or the Suns.

JordansBulls
12-05-2011, 05:09 PM
he was traded to be our #1 scoring option replacing j-rich and he was well aware of that.

Yeah but was coming from Orlando. He had no desire to be in Phoenix.

-Kobe24-TJ19-
12-05-2011, 05:36 PM
Dude averaged like 14 ppg last year. If you are counting on him to be your #2 guy then yeah or even #3 guy, but if he is your #4 guy now then that is fine.

thats easy when you take 20 shots per game

Corey
12-05-2011, 05:38 PM
Yeah but was coming from Orlando. He had no desire to be in Phoenix.

Is that an excuse for inefficiency?

Byronicle
12-05-2011, 05:55 PM
he can still be effective. it really depends how motivated he is. i can see him going to the Spurs. I know its crazy

JordansBulls
12-05-2011, 06:00 PM
thats easy when you take 20 shots per game

WTF are you talking about? He took 12 shots a game last year.:facepalm:

Rego247
12-05-2011, 06:02 PM
So I'm salty because I said it's sad his career has come to this? For the record man (probably a kid though), I have an autographed and framed VC jersey hanging on my wall right now.

You can say what you want to about him getting better AFTER he left, but let's be real here, if he was elected into the HOF today it would be as a Raptor.

Don't bother dude. He's obviously just another VC dickrider who thinks he's the same player he was 5 years ago.

thekmp211
12-05-2011, 06:10 PM
he can still be effective. it really depends how motivated he is. i can see him going to the Spurs. I know its crazy

that'd be a good fit. he needs a team with pedigree and a culture that won't let him loaf the season away. not to mention enough wing scoring that he won't be counted on for more than 10 ppg on any given night.

-Kobe24-TJ19-
12-05-2011, 06:42 PM
WTF are you talking about? He took 12 shots a game last year.:facepalm:

still cant deny a fact that he is on a major downfall.

He would be best coming off the bench.

llemon
12-05-2011, 06:44 PM
Don't bother dude. He's obviously just another VC dickrider who thinks he's the same player he was 5 years ago.

He was a dog 5 years ago

Ty Fast
12-05-2011, 06:56 PM
Does it matter? The man's skills have completely eroded.

no it dosnt.

Chronz
12-05-2011, 06:58 PM
he was traded to be our #1 scoring option replacing j-rich and he was well aware of that.
As bad as Vince bombed in PHX, J-Rich was worse in Orlando.

Chronz
12-05-2011, 06:59 PM
He doesn't play defense, he isn't an effective catch and shoot player, he's getting considerably slower by the minute.

Yea, you need a SG...but one that doesn't play defense, and isn't a solid 3pt shooter? Doesn't exactly fit what you're shooting for.

You dont like his 3pt shot? I used to think he had a great set shot but it hasnt looked that good recently. Dont know how good he is defensively anymore but hes very strong in the post.

UPRock
12-05-2011, 07:18 PM
I think he can still average at least 18 ppg, it just depends to which team he goes.

llemon
12-05-2011, 07:33 PM
I think he can still average at least 18 ppg, it just depends to which team he goes.

Maybe a D-League team

Corey
12-05-2011, 09:50 PM
He doesn't play defense, he isn't an effective catch and shoot player, he's getting considerably slower by the minute.

Yea, you need a SG...but one that doesn't play defense, and isn't a solid 3pt shooter? Doesn't exactly fit what you're shooting for.

You dont like his 3pt shot? I used to think he had a great set shot but it hasnt looked that good recently. Dont know how good he is defensively anymore but hes very strong in the post.
I used to think the same. I dont know of its just age kicking in, tired legs or what, but I dont think he can be relied upon in catch and shoot situations.

I haven't checked up on his post defense, but do you trust him for any stretch of a playoff game defending Wade, Allen, Johnson or some one thats constantly moving?

JordansBulls
12-05-2011, 11:13 PM
Vince is much better at D than his rep suggests. Let's just say SVG never blew up at VC on defense. If you think VC's defense is bad, watch J-Rich.

VC in 28 minutes averaged 14/4 and is still good for MORE than a few 20 point games. I have no doubt he'll sign for the mini-MLE or vet minimum and would be a steal as a 6th man and veteran scorer. His post up game is beast-like at the SG position.

:nod:

ChiSoxJuan
12-06-2011, 12:11 AM
JB, the Bulls are not looking at upgrading SG for more regular season wins. This upgrade is all about matching up with the Heat in the eventual ECF & I don't think VC will match up well with Wade & their backcourt. The Bulls need someone who can hold his own on O & harass Wade on D.