Not a poor team but lets say a team like the Jazz sign and start Isaiah Thomas and Demarcus Cousins The starting lineup then becomes ​ Isaiah Thomas Donovan Mitchell Joe Ingles Bojan Bogdanovic Demarcus Cousins ​ If both players return to play anywhere near like the way they played before, honestly i think this is the best move for any terrible tanking team. Pick them up for a low price. Try it out and maybe you make extreme progress. Why not?
Why would boogie start over Gobert
People dont understand the value of Gobert so they think an inefficient turnover prone ball dominant big is more effective because he might be able to score 20-22 points.
Tbf Boogie was better than Gobert the last time a lot of people saw him (lets forget his GS days) so I think a lot of fans still see him as that guy
Why would the Jazz start Isaiah Thomas over Mike Conley. Conley is better than Isaiah even considering his struggles this season.
Both IT and DeMarcus have had serious injuries and are both 30 or above. They are not going to come back to the level they once played.
That might be the worst defensive team of all time
Eric Gordon dropping 75 on them
Can IT and Boogie elevate a poor team with a super star? But actually not a poor team... nor one with a superstar. And disregard IT and Boogie... swap them with Dennis Smith Jr and Willie Caulie Stein. Also, assume their playing football instead of baske
No. Neither of them are good enough anymore to make that large of an impact They certainly arent good enough to be starters on even an average team
Boogie was easily a starter last season, IT probably not.
I wouldnt put a lot of stock in that. Neither one can stay healthy and what Ive seen of Cousins when he has been been able to play, is that hes nowhere near the player he once was. Its sad , his footwork is now very slow and clumsy. He could still run a l