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HeatBeat
01-28-2014, 01:35 AM
Houston had their pick of these three guys. Did they make the right choice in Lin? How would you rank them now?

GoBullsGo
01-28-2014, 01:37 AM
Houston made a **** choice. Jeremy Lin is nothing but hype. Dragic would be my first choice with Lowry as my second.

mdm692
01-28-2014, 01:45 AM
Dragic and Bledsoe are an elite back court imagine how much better a duo Dragic and Harden would be.

Max.This
01-28-2014, 01:49 AM
Noone wanted to pay lin that 8 mil a year so i dont understand why the Rockets high balled. Morey is overrated, but hey he acquired harden and Dwight right?

John Walls Era
01-28-2014, 01:51 AM
You people like to poo poo on the Rockets any chance you get.

That being said, Dwight...........................

Duncan = Donkey
01-28-2014, 01:54 AM
Looking back now, Houston should have Made sure Dragic never left Houston, as he is the best player out of the three. PHX are only paying him 7.5mill per year, awesome deal for the Suns.

Legendary33
01-28-2014, 02:01 AM
Dragic would be the best fit with Harden and Dwight but IMO Lowry has proven to be a better player than Dragic, I just dont know if Lowry can play at this level with another all star on his team let alone two.

Duncan = Donkey
01-28-2014, 02:02 AM
Dragic would be the best fit with Harden and Dwight but IMO Lowry has proven to be a better player than Dragic, I just dont know if Lowry can play at this level with another all star on his team let alone two.

Thats not true

bucketss
01-28-2014, 02:06 AM
lowry > dragic

Legendary33
01-28-2014, 02:07 AM
Very similar stats but when watching both teams I see Lowry as the better leader on both offence and defence, there's a reason so many people around the league are talking about him

HeatBeat
01-28-2014, 02:07 AM
So im guessing majority of people will rank them
1. Dragic
2. Lowry
3. Lin

Do you reckon Lin in on their level or behind.

blahblahyoutoo
01-28-2014, 02:10 AM
lowry = dragic >>>>>> lin

Diesel44
01-28-2014, 02:14 AM
This is a moot if not somewhat useless arguement. The Rockets made those moves to give them the ability to trade for and extend Harden and to eventually pair him with Howard. Its not like they opted to sign Lin over those guys. By the time they ended up signing Lin they had not point guards on the team and he was the best available option. Also that Toronto pick for Harden turned in Jeremy Lamb which partially turned into Harden. Would you trade Lowry for Harden? The cap space the freed up with Dragic turned into Howard. Regardless what you think of Howard would you not trade Dragic for Howard?

I think between Lowry and Dragic, that Lowry was the better fit and the guy they did want to keep but he and Mchale didn't get along. That would certainly have helped solve their perimeter defense problem. Dragic would not have worked well along with Harden because he's more of a scorer and needs the ball in his hands to be effective which deirectly nullify's Harden's game.

Its easy to say in hindsight the Rockets made a mistake but in reality these were calculated and painful moves that they had to make.

mdm692
01-28-2014, 02:14 AM
lowry = dragic >>>>>> lin
This. Both have their pros and cons but overall neither has shown to be better than the other.

IversonIsKrazy
01-28-2014, 02:15 AM
Dragic > Lowry >>> Lin

HeatBeat
01-28-2014, 02:15 AM
Very similar stats but when watching both teams I see Lowry as the better leader on both offence and defence, there's a reason so many people around the league are talking about him

People are talking about Dragic as well, Dragic is the better offensive player, Lowry Defensive.

mdm692
01-28-2014, 02:16 AM
This is a moot if not somewhat useless arguement. The Rockets made those moves to give them the ability to trade for and extend Harden and to eventually pair him with Howard. Its not like they opted to sign Lin over those guys. By the time they ended up signing Lin they had not point guards on the team and he was the best available option. Also that Toronto pick for Harden turned in Jeremy Lamb which partially turned into Harden. Would you trade Lowry for Harden? The cap space the freed up with Dragic turned into Howard. Regardless what you think of Howard would you not trade Dragic for Howard?

I think between Lowry and Dragic, that Lowry was the better fit and the guy they did want to keep but he and Mchale didn't get along. That would certainly have helped solve their perimeter defense problem. Dragic would not have worked well along with Harden because he's more of a scorer and needs the ball in his hands to be effective which deirectly nullify's Harden's game.

Its easy to say in hindsight the Rockets made a mistake but in reality these were calculated and painful moves that they had to make.
That's not true at all. Bledsoe and Dragic are both ball dominant PG's and they play along just fine. Top 5 record in the west before the injury. They had just put an *** whooping to remember on the LAC in LA.

mdm692
01-28-2014, 02:19 AM
People are talking about Dragic as well, Dragic is the better offensive player, Lowry Defensive.
Thank god I'm not the only one who thinks that.

Duncan = Donkey
01-28-2014, 02:27 AM
That's not true at all. Bledsoe and Dragic are both ball dominant PG's and they play along just fine. Top 5 record in the west before the injury. They had just put an *** whooping to remember on the LAC in LA.

Yeah exactly, Dragic does not need the ball to be effective. That statement is just not true. He played as a SG at the start of the year when Bledsoe was not injured. And he also plays some SG when Ish Smith or Barbosa are on the floor with him. Some would say he is more of a SG than a PG.

Diesel44
01-28-2014, 02:34 AM
That's not true at all. Bledsoe and Dragic are both ball dominant PG's and they play along just fine. Top 5 record in the west before the injury. They had just put an *** whooping to remember on the LAC in LA.

Yeah and Dragic is basically playing shooting guard that was not going to happen in Houston. That's pretty much why Lin doesn't start unless Beverly is hurt he's much less effective playing along Harden.

That being said, you pulled out one point I made. By the way Dragic was trying to peel more than 8 mill a year from the Rockets at the time. A time when they were trying not to take on any contracts. Thats when they were had the voided Gasol trade and they were trying to sign Nene. Lin's cap number is actually 8 mill even though they are paying him 15. How they can do that has been discussed to death in other forums.

Finally, I am not a Lin fan. I was p!ssed when they signed him but he has turned into a very good sixth man, albeit an expensive one.

Diesel44
01-28-2014, 02:36 AM
Yeah exactly, Dragic does not need the ball to be effective. That statement is just not true. He played as a SG at the start of the year when Bledsoe was not injured. And he also plays some SG when Ish Smith or Barbosa are on the floor with him. Some would say he is more of a SG than a PG.

EXACTLY!!! Read my other response.

Also I liked Dragic alot. Hated to him go although as I stated Lowry was probably a better fit, but the Rockets got the dude for basically nothing. I happy the dude is going off.

sixer04fan
01-28-2014, 02:43 AM
lowry = dragic >>>>>> lin

This is about right.

sep11ie
01-28-2014, 03:00 AM
Houston offered Dragic a contract, traded Lowry cause he was becoming a distraction in the locker and only signed Lin before Harden was even a wet dream of a possibility. People should not make dumb threads about teams they know nothing about.

HeatBeat
01-28-2014, 03:06 AM
Houston offered Dragic a contract, traded Lowry cause he was becoming a distraction in the locker and only signed Lin before Harden was even a wet dream of a possibility. People should not make dumb threads about teams they know nothing about.

Thread still stands. Dont be upset you got stuck with Lin lol. The thread is now a comparison anyway.

sep11ie
01-28-2014, 03:10 AM
We also got Harden and Howard, not to mention Parsons. I'm not mad. Our big 3 will be better than the heat's next year.

Saddletramp
01-28-2014, 03:11 AM
This is a moot if not somewhat useless arguement. The Rockets made those moves to give them the ability to trade for and extend Harden and to eventually pair him with Howard. Its not like they opted to sign Lin over those guys. By the time they ended up signing Lin they had not point guards on the team and he was the best available option. Also that Toronto pick for Harden turned in Jeremy Lamb which partially turned into Harden. Would you trade Lowry for Harden? The cap space the freed up with Dragic turned into Howard. Regardless what you think of Howard would you not trade Dragic for Howard?


You're basically right, but Lowry was traded for a protected pick that was sent to OKC along with Lamb and Kevin Martin and maybe a second rounder or two. I think that pick ended up being Steven Adams.

Also, the reason Morey passed on Dragic was because he wanted 4 years and Morey only wanted to commit to 3. If he could do it over again, I'd imagine Morey would have kept Dragic.



Lin's cap number is actually 8 mill even though they are paying him 15. How they can do that has been discussed to death in other forums.


Actually, the first two years he's making $5 million per year while it counts as $8.3M and next year he will be getting paid $15M while it'll still count as $8.3M. You're right, though. It has been discussed to death.

HeatBeat
01-28-2014, 03:11 AM
We also got Harden and Howard, not to mention Parsons. I'm not mad. Our big 3 will be better than the heat's next year.

If Lebron leaves yes, if not no chance.

albertajaysfan
01-28-2014, 03:14 AM
This is a moot if not somewhat useless arguement. The Rockets made those moves to give them the ability to trade for and extend Harden and to eventually pair him with Howard. Its not like they opted to sign Lin over those guys. By the time they ended up signing Lin they had not point guards on the team and he was the best available option. Also that Toronto pick for Harden turned in Jeremy Lamb which partially turned into Harden. Would you trade Lowry for Harden? The cap space the freed up with Dragic turned into Howard. Regardless what you think of Howard would you not trade Dragic for Howard?

I think between Lowry and Dragic, that Lowry was the better fit and the guy they did want to keep but he and Mchale didn't get along. That would certainly have helped solve their perimeter defense problem. Dragic would not have worked well along with Harden because he's more of a scorer and needs the ball in his hands to be effective which deirectly nullify's Harden's game.

Its easy to say in hindsight the Rockets made a mistake but in reality these were calculated and painful moves that they had to make.

Just to let you know you have your facts mixed up. The Raptors pick turned into Steven Adams. Lamb was also included in that deal.

Lowry would have definitely been the better fit for the team as currently constructed. Dragic would have been the better choice at the time however especially considering the Lowry trade enabled the Harden deal to go down.

Saddletramp
01-28-2014, 03:16 AM
Houston offered Dragic a contract, traded Lowry cause he was becoming a distraction in the locker and only signed Lin before Harden was even a wet dream of a possibility. People should not make dumb threads about teams they know nothing about.

Yup. The Rockets didn't just pick Lin over Dragic and Lowry; other variables like time, contract and attitude were taken into account.

Diesel44
01-28-2014, 03:32 AM
Just to let you know you have your facts mixed up. The Raptors pick turned into Steven Adams. Lamb was also included in that deal.

I stand corrected.

Diesel44
01-28-2014, 03:46 AM
We also got Harden and Howard, not to mention Parsons. I'm not mad. Our big 3 will be better than the heat's next year.


If Lebron leaves yes, if not no chance.

The Heat don't have a big 3 now. They have the best player in the game, a guy that will probably never be healthy again, a solid big man that's a difficult mismatch depending on who they are playing and a pretty good bench. That might still be enough to win another ring but a Big 3, not anymore. To say they have a big 3 is like saying the Lakers had a big 3 last year. That's not hate, that's my opinion.

HeatBeat
01-28-2014, 03:56 AM
The Heat don't have a big 3 now. They have the best player in the game, a guy that will probably never be healthy again, a solid big man that's a difficult mismatch depending on who they are playing and a pretty good bench. That might still be enough to win another ring but a Big 3, not anymore. To say they have a big 3 is like saying the Lakers had a big 3 last year. That's not hate, that's my opinion.

That is hate. Lebron best player in the game. Bosh in an all star big man, you are massively under selling him. He can still be a 20 and 9 guy if it was needed from him. Wade is still a 19/5/5 guy, still one of the best guard in the league. We are just on cruise control untill the ECF.

If Parsons is considered a part of a big 3, then Bosh and Wade sure as **** are as well.

Doesnt matter anywa, we will be 3 peating, so suck it sherman

sunsfan88
01-28-2014, 06:44 AM
lowry > dragic


Very similar stats but when watching both teams I see Lowry as the better leader on both offence and defence, there's a reason so many people around the league are talking about him
Neither is better than the other. They are about the same. Difference is that Dragic is the leader and starting PG of a 26-17 team in the big bad West. Lowry? Eh not so much.

sunsfan88
01-28-2014, 06:50 AM
To be fair to the Rockets, I don't think they thought Dragic would turn out this good. He played well for the Rotkets in about the same amount of games as Linsanity was going on for NY so it's not a huge sample size.

He we traded out from PHX cause he regressed after the 09 WCFs season.

pebloemer
01-28-2014, 07:58 AM
Neither is better than the other. They are about the same. Difference is that Dragic is the leader and starting PG of a 26-17 team in the big bad West. Lowry? Eh not so much.

Your "big bad West" argument is being overplayed here.

Raptors Strength of Schedule to date: .513
Suns Strength of Schedule to date: .501

This is nothing to take away from Dragic, he is playing incredibly well. I'd be happy with either PG right now.

dalton749
01-28-2014, 09:51 AM
lowry is a little bit better because of his defense. (leads the league in charges taken)
he also shows up higher in most statistical categories, top 10 in a lot, with dragic being top 15 ish

THE MTL
01-28-2014, 11:39 AM
Rockets been screwing over with their point guards since aaron brooks

DreamShaker
01-28-2014, 11:50 AM
Should have kept Dragic. But it had nothing to do with who was better. Lin has made them more money. Period. They needed a guy with hype to put his face on billboards. They didn't have Howard or Harden yet, so Lin was the guy. He has been the least productive of the 3, but it all turned out. That being said, I would MUCH prefer Dragic. Lowry played well here, but for some reason there was always drama with him.

DreamShaker
01-28-2014, 11:56 AM
Rockets been screwing over with their point guards since aaron brooks

The backups kept outplaying the starters. Lowry outplayed Brooks. Dragic outplayed Lowry. And now Beverley is outplaying Lin. Before Brooks, all of the point guards were horrible since Stevie got traded.

blahblahyoutoo
01-28-2014, 12:15 PM
We also got Harden and Howard, not to mention Parsons. I'm not mad. Our big 3 will be better than the heat's next year.

LMAO. ok...

mdm692
01-28-2014, 01:17 PM
Yeah and Dragic is basically playing shooting guard that was not going to happen in Houston. That's pretty much why Lin doesn't start unless Beverly is hurt he's much less effective playing along Harden.

That being said, you pulled out one point I made. By the way Dragic was trying to peel more than 8 mill a year from the Rockets at the time. A time when they were trying not to take on any contracts. Thats when they were had the voided Gasol trade and they were trying to sign Nene. Lin's cap number is actually 8 mill even though they are paying him 15. How they can do that has been discussed to death in other forums.

Finally, I am not a Lin fan. I was p!ssed when they signed him but he has turned into a very good sixth man, albeit an expensive one.

He's playing SG because Bledsoe is too small to play SG. And as far as the contract for Dragic he wanted 9 mill from Hou and they refused. Phoenix gave him 7.5 with incentives(ASG) which could end up being 9mill this year if I'm not mistaken. But contracts aside I still don't see how Dragic and Harden wouldn't work can you elaborate? Dragic has improved his shot from all parts of the floor. He's becoming a better spot up shooter coming off screens. In short he's becoming Jeff Hornacek when KJ got to Phoenix. He's far from being an elite shooter but the way he plays and the way Harden plays with Parsons and Dwight would be a nightmare for opposing teams. Easily a top 3 record in the West. And if you really want to run teams out of the building or match up with LBJ or KD when they play PF you could of ran Beverly-Dragic-Harden-Parson-Dwight. Slashing, playmaking, paint presence, floor spacing, lethal 3 point shooters. Good defense.

Jazzgear
01-28-2014, 01:19 PM
Houston had their pick of these three guys. Did they make the right choice in Lin? How would you rank them now?

From a pure BB standpoint, it's not even debatable that either Dragic or Lowry >>>> Lin

Jamiecballer
01-28-2014, 01:27 PM
Lowry and Dragic are pretty darn close to equal. they are also essentially the same age. You'd be lucky to have either of them.

based on overall ability

1.Lowry
2.Dragic
3.Lin

of course with Lowry you are taking a bigger risk on health so factor that as well.

houstonfan
01-28-2014, 01:31 PM
Without trading Lowry we dont get Harden so I would rather have Harden than Lowry.

As for Lin and Dragic, Dragic wanted an extra year on his contract that they didn't want to give him i believe.

Obviously I would rather have Dragic than Lin but oh well. To say we had our choice between the 3 is just idiotic though

amak316
01-28-2014, 02:11 PM
Lin is in far and away the worst situation of the 3. They brought in a guy with the exact same offensive skill set as him but better in virtually every category (harden) who is so bad at defense that the only way the backcourt isn't a complete **** show defensively was to give a lot of Lins minutes to a defensive pg specialist that on any other team would be a 4mpg player.

When he was signed he was supposed to be a high usage player that was the face of the franchise. Now he's forced to play off the ball and play to his weaknesses only getting a few shots per game. I think in PHX or TOR he'd be putting up great numbers on par with the other two.

Tony_Starks
01-28-2014, 05:18 PM
Lin should be a career backup. Lowry is decent but is on a contract year making his payday and tends to think he's a better player than he really is.

Dragic is easily the best of the three. Nice game, consistent, cool in the clutch......

Bishnoff
01-28-2014, 05:45 PM
Dragic is better at playing SG than PG. If he was to work beside Harden then Harden would have needed to be the primary ball handler, which he has no trouble doing.

Lowry would have been the best option at PG over Dragic and Lin.

sunsfan88
01-31-2014, 03:05 AM
Your "big bad West" argument is being overplayed here.

Raptors Strength of Schedule to date: .513
Suns Strength of Schedule to date: .501

This is nothing to take away from Dragic, he is playing incredibly well. I'd be happy with either PG right now.
Still, Dragic is leading a winning team and one of the best teams in the West. He's played much of the season without Bledsoe and he's making guys like Plumlee, Green and the Morris twins look good.

Duncan = Donkey
01-31-2014, 06:11 AM
Dragic easily. I know I know Im a Suns Homer:cheers:

pebloemer
01-31-2014, 07:56 AM
Still, Dragic is leading a winning team and one of the best teams in the West. He's played much of the season without Bledsoe and he's making guys like Plumlee, Green and the Morris twins look good.

I have no issue with any of that. Incredible year for him. Just critiquing the part of your argument I didn't agree with.

R. Johnson#3
01-31-2014, 08:23 AM
1. Dragic
2. Lowry
3. Lin

Lowry is great but Dragic is amazing.

Sly Guy
01-31-2014, 11:32 AM
lowry needed to be traded to play this well. He had issues with his coach, which was holding him back as a pro. Coming to Toronto, his attitude was difficult to deal with, but I'm sure after gaining the reputation of a troubling teammate in the locker room from multiple sources, he knew he had to make some changes for the longevity of his career. He's done so, and looks very good right now.

benzni
01-31-2014, 12:43 PM
LMAO. ok...

LeBron isn't signed yet...

John Walls Era
02-02-2014, 02:25 AM
IDK if the gap is that far apart. Lin has to come off the bench.

Stunner
02-02-2014, 02:28 AM
Dragic is better at SG than the point but yea him and Lowry are in the same group IMO . NY Lin in a Mike D system though is on par with them

KniCks4LiFe
02-02-2014, 02:29 AM
honestly I think when he is traded to a team that will play him as the starting PG and allow him to play and not bench him at every small miscue. Lin will be the better of the 3. Remember I said it.

John Walls Era
02-02-2014, 02:29 AM
But then again it was crappy Kyrie, so the trip dub almost doesn't count.

Stunner
02-02-2014, 02:29 AM
Dragic is better at playing SG than PG. If he was to work beside Harden then Harden would have needed to be the primary ball handler, which he has no trouble doing.

Lowry would have been the best option at PG over Dragic and Lin.

Basically this

John Walls Era
02-02-2014, 02:34 AM
Dragic is better at playing SG than PG. If he was to work beside Harden then Harden would have needed to be the primary ball handler, which he has no trouble doing.

Lowry would have been the best option at PG over Dragic and Lin.

IDK the details because I'm not in the locker rooms, but Lowry is suppose to be a bad lockerroom guy. I'm just telling what people have said. Lowry has been traded many times now.

KniCks4LiFe
02-02-2014, 02:35 AM
But then again it was crappy Kyrie, so the trip dub almost doesn't count.

actually it was Jarret Jack, Tristan Thompson and Kyrie who he was beating off the dribble and screens. Few nights before it was Monta Ellis, Calderon, Blair and Vince Carter, vs SAS it was Bellinelli, Parker, Joseph, Baynes and Diaw.

bucketss
02-02-2014, 02:39 AM
Lin should be a career backup. Lowry is decent but is on a contract year making his payday and tends to think he's a better player than he really is.

Dragic is easily the best of the three. Nice game, consistent, cool in the clutch......

easily?

bucketss
02-02-2014, 02:43 AM
35.4 6.0-13.2 .453 3.1-6.9 .441 3.2-4.4 .743 4.7 8.2 0.4 1.4 3.3 2.2 18.3

lowry in January dude has been a straight beast.

FOBolous
02-02-2014, 03:12 AM
it's not fair judging their career #s against each other...or even their current play against each other...because, unlike Lowry and Dragic, Lin was never given free reign to a team.

but if you REALLY want the compare them, the fairest way to compare them is to compare the stats Lin's averages from games that he played without Harden and Carmelo...when he IS given free reign to a team. And Lin's career stat w/o another ball dominant player is:


23PTS, 7.8AST, 3.3RPG, 5.3T/O, 1.46AST/TO

shot 77.8% from the line with 7.7 attempts per game,
shot 44.9% from 3PT land
shot 49.2% from the field with 15.4 Attempts.

obviously, that includes Lin's "Linsanity" run. If you think "Linsanity" is a fluke, here are his post Linsanity stats w/o Harden and Carmelo:


21.2PTS, 6.3AST, 3RPG, 4.2 T/O, 1.5 AST/TO

shot 84.8% from the line with 7.3 attempts per game,
shot 48.8% from 3PT land, (42.8% sans Sixers game),
shot 47.5% from the field with 13.3 Attempts.



and to give credit where credit's due...i took this info/idea from another poster on another forum.

KniCks4LiFe
02-02-2014, 03:21 AM
@FOBolous how many games is this sample size?

FOBolous
02-02-2014, 03:27 AM
@FOBolous how many games is this sample size?

the stats that includes Linsanity is 17 games

the stats without Linsanity is 9 games

KniCks4LiFe
02-02-2014, 03:53 AM
the stats that includes Linsanity is 17 games

the stats without Linsanity is 9 games

I was hoping it'd be around 40 games to make more of a case. But Near 30 gms. is an interesting sample size.

Duncan = Donkey
02-02-2014, 05:08 AM
35.4 6.0-13.2 .453 3.1-6.9 .441 3.2-4.4 .743 4.7 8.2 0.4 1.4 3.3 2.2 18.3

lowry in January dude has been a straight beast.
Just for comparison.

Dragic in January - 33.9MPG / 22.3 PPG / 6.6 *** / 4.4 REB / 1.4STL / 52 FG% / 46 3PT%

Lowry in January - 35.4MPG / 18.3 PPG / 8.2 *** / 4.6 REB / 1.4STL / 45 FG% / 44 3PT%

bucketss
02-02-2014, 06:32 PM
it's not fair judging their career #s against each other...or even their current play against each other...because, unlike Lowry and Dragic, Lin was never given free reign to a team.

but if you REALLY want the compare them, the fairest way to compare them is to compare the stats Lin's averages from games that he played without Harden and Carmelo...when he IS given free reign to a team. And Lin's career stat w/o another ball dominant player is:



obviously, that includes Lin's "Linsanity" run. If you think "Linsanity" is a fluke, here are his post Linsanity stats w/o Harden and Carmelo:





and to give credit where credit's due...i took this info/idea from another poster on another forum.

so pretty much he sucks playing alongside great scorer?

Blitzace137
02-02-2014, 06:41 PM
so pretty much he sucks playing alongside great scorer?

What?, same could be said about Lowry when Gay was there. Lin's still efficient with Harden shooting over 46%, his assist numbers and PPG go down b/c he becomes the 4th option for the Rockets with Harden as the primary playmaker. Dragic is the Suns number one option, of course his numbers are gonna look better than Lowry's and Lins.

bucketss
02-02-2014, 07:06 PM
What?, same could be said about Lowry when Gay was there. Lin's still efficient with Harden shooting over 46%, his assist numbers and PPG go down b/c he becomes the 4th option for the Rockets with Harden as the primary playmaker. Dragic is the Suns number one option, of course his numbers are gonna look better than Lowry's and Lins.

gay isn't great in anything, lowry got better when derozan became an all star caliber player.

FOBolous
02-02-2014, 09:06 PM
gay isn't great in anything, lowry got better when derozan became an all star caliber player.

Lowry got better when he became the primary ball handler/offensive intiator after Gay left. Prior to that, Gay had the ball majority of the time. and no, Lin does not "suck" playing alongside a great scoerer...his usage went down therefore his numbers decreased...but his effeciency stayed the same. and if you want to compare Dragic, Lowry, and Lin...the fairest way to compare them is to compare them with them playing the same role....not when 1 player is the 1st option and the other player is the 4th option

lol, please
02-02-2014, 09:14 PM
Lin was always the wrong choice, but it's too late now. His flash in NY was an outlier, there was a reason he wasn't starting on the warriors.

Bruno
02-02-2014, 09:24 PM
houston would be really interesting with Dragic.

John Walls Era
02-04-2014, 11:21 AM
Lin would probably have the best numbers as the first option.

Chrisclover
02-04-2014, 11:29 AM
It's eerie that all of whom are solid players who came out of Rockets or now playing for it. I agree that Lin is hyped according to his inconsistent performance. sometimes he is really good and makes you feel that linsanity is back. But unfortunately he then goes down due to injuries or lack of playing time. Things have never been fine for him since he left the knicks. He was supposed to be the number one player of the Rockets but later Harden robbed this chance.