stephon is the most talented player on our team, without a doubt... but I believe our team is much better with him coming off the bench to provide instant offense instead of having to focus on being the main playmaker. Let Duhon and Collins worry about playmaking duties and let Stephon focus on being the best scorer he can be. just my opinion.
I like the way Steph is playing though. You can tell he is buying into now realizing it's a war he can't win. And for the sake of the team he is embracing his role. There will still be plenty of points and assist's to go around in this offense. And Steph will still play 30 min a night.
I feel he will still eventually be traded. But he will play well until then, and we'll at least get value back for him instead of nothing. Only way he won't be traded is if by his play willingness to play a lesser role. If he makies it past the trading deadline, there is a slight chance I believe he'll be back next year. No matter what the Knicks brass says, it's a luxury having a player of his caliber on the team, especially of the bench.
Should be a fun year. I expect 45-50 wins.
i respect that but u put ur best playas on da floor 2 start a game
Word, Marbury should be in the starting lineup. D'Antoni's starting lineup is a popularity contest. He's starting Q-Hitch, because he played for D'Antoni in Phoenix. He's starting Chris Duhon, because Marbury has a bad reputation with the media, and because a lot of fans listen to the media's b.s. It's not right. Marbury and Chandler should be starters.
First of all, saying Duhon should start over Marbury is not saying Duhon is the better, more talented player. It means he just fits better in the situation you are in. It's like starting a worse player in baseball to play the percentages against a pitcher. If Duhon can move the ball and make the easy pass better than Marbury, and that's what D'Antoni wants from his PG, then that's who should start, end of sentence. If D'Antoni wants his PG to shoot a lot, try and make a lot of plays himself, and that's what Marbury brings to the table, then Marbs should start.
The Mike James:CP3 comparison to Duhon:Marbury is undoubtedly the most idiotic comparison I have ever heard in my entire life. CP3 is a candidate for MVP this year, of course your MVP candidate should prob. be starting. Marbury is not CP3...
And about the CP3 comparison, I agree, it's stupid. Mike James is better than Duhon. James averaged 20 points, at one point in his career.
Shauny hear me out....You cant measure talent by who is in the starting five all the time.I agree with your example of CP3 but lets take the Spurs for instance for a better comparison; Manu Ginobli is only a part time starter for the Spurs but is clearly more talented than the two players he plays behind (Bowen, and Finley). Manu gives his team a lift off the bench and is often in the game down the stretch, if Steph doesnt start then I see him in that sort of role and doing good at it. Again he is better than Duhon like Manu is better than Bowen and Finley, but he will provide some very good play off the bench.....IF that is his role this year, again I think it is too early to call!
Marbury is better at everything. Hes a better passer, defender, scorer, and hes got more swag.
Good work abcd, these haterburys get served all day like breakfast. They never had anything on us and never will. We run this site. They run away from us and bring up irrelevant ****.
Team Starbury 4 life! Chris Duhon sucks.
Chris Duhon=Quentin Richadson(2007-2008 New York Knicks Version)
Chris Duhon's 2007-2008 statistics
<DT>PPG <DD>5.8 38.7% fg<DT>RPG <DD>1.80 <DT>APG <DD>4.0 <DT class=pralast>EFF <DD class=pralast>+ 7.83
Quentin Richardson's 2007-2008 statistics
<DT>PPG <DD>8.1 35.9% fg<DT>RPG <DD>4.80 <DT>APG <DD>1.8 <DT class=pralast>EFF <DD class=pralast>+ 8.68
See the resemblance?
Last edited by abcd; Oct 11, 2008 at 19:09.