I beg to differ on me being a fool. I've been involved in the game in all forms (player, coach, official) in some form or another since I was two. I'd like to think I know what I'm talking about, but whatever...Ah, your a fool lead by fantasy basketball stats.
He does not distribute the ball in a stunning way, his TO/ASS ratio on paper is a miss conception that can be found when digging a little deeper and seeing where and who he passes the ball to the most and...
Your a player/coach?, then you should see all the things he doesn't do well.I beg to differ on me being a fool. I've been involved in the game in all forms (player, coach, official) in some form or another since I was two. I'd like to think I know what I'm talking about, but whatever...
I think he does his job well. Honestly I think the Raps have bigger problems than who plays at point.
Their biggest problem is the Big Turk. He's cancer.
Also, I found this pretty hilarious. I guess Jay-Z isn't as pimp as I thought he was:Looks like the Toronto Raptors could have some interest in Williams.
Tweets Sam Amico of NBA.com: "Trade talk involving Mo Williams mostly involves Toronto. Nothing serious at this stage. Delonte West is a goner for sure."
And Bob Finnan of the News-Herald writes: "If the Cavs decide to trade Mo Williams, one possible destination could be Toronto in exchange for Jose Calderon."
But Doug Smith of the Toronto Star adds this on the Williams-Calderon swap: "Word I got on this one was: Forget it, put it out of your mind. So I will."
Nothing seems imminent or likely at this point, but these reports seem to indicate the Raptors and Cavs have at least been chatting.
According to Brian Windhorst of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Cavaliers are "testing the trade value" of Mo Williams.
The Cavs are also said to be looking into a trade partner for Delonte West, who's set to make $4.6 million next year, but is guaranteed only $500,000 if he's waived by Aug. 5, making him a money saver for a potential new team.
Williams, whose contract runs for three more years and $26 million, doesn't have as attractive a contract.
But he's proven to be an effective scorer for the Cavs during his run with the team as LeBron James' right-hand man, so he does have value.
If the Cavs are shopping West and Williams, it's possible they may be looking for a guard or two in return to keep the roster balance even.
Jay-Z is not only good friends with LeBron James, but he's also a minority owner in the New Jersey Nets. According to the New York Daily News, Jay-Z told Rolling Stone that he won't try to persuade James to sign with the Nets.
"That's his decision," he said. "We're friends -- we've still gotta hang out! I don't want to convince somebody to do something, then have to see him and say, 'Uh, yeah, we're 4-30 ...sorry.'"
Jay-Z says he'll let the clubs new billionaire owner Mikhail Prokhorov due all the recruiting and recalled his first meeting with the Russian at the Four Seasons hotel.
"I'd been staying there for 10 years, and I always thought I was at the top level," Jay-Z said. "But when I met Prokhorov, they took me up to this extra, extra room that I had never even heard of before. Now there's something else to shoot for. There's always an extra level you don't know about."
Another day and more speculation as to what the future holds for LeBron James. In today's New York Post we read in Peter Vecsey's column that someone thinks James will sign a three-year deal with Cleveland and then bolt to Brooklyn if the Cavs have not won a championship by then.
Vecsey writes: "An appreciably well-wired roundball entrepreneur believes LeBron James will re-up with the Cavaliers for three years, a possibility he almost certainly would not entertain had Mike Brown been retained -- something GM Danny Ferry fiercely advocated doing, hence his resignation. Should no championships be churned out during that time frame, my source is convinced LBJ will bolt for Jay-Z's Brooklyn with a clear conscience, figuring he gave Cleveland a full decade."
Most writers bring up the six-year and five-year max deals that James will be offered, but there's a good chance that he, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh only sign deals that allow them to become free agents after three years. They would attain the status of a Full-Bird free agent and it would allow them to sign longer deals in their late 20's, since they may not get a max deal in their early 30's.
They could also follow Tim Duncan's philosophy and just sign shorter deals, which gives flexibility in regards to staying with their team or signing elsewhere every few seasons if it doesn't work out for them.
Carter was a bitch and so was Tracy. Camby was constantly injured and didn't develop into the all-star he is until after 4 years with the Knicks. Stoudamire was traded. And as for Bosh I'd say it's a 50/50 split that people actually care that he's leaving plus he put in 7 years here. Not many players put in 7 years with the same club. And also that starting 5 would be guaranteed to miss at least a quarter of the season due to injury.At least Felton got to the playoffs (lol)
I don't buy the "not wanting to play here" excuse either, but history has shown that any Raptor of significance regardless if they re-signed or not has stayed.
Imagine that starting 5
DD (lol) totally forgot.