arkuo wrote:Brunson reminds me of a Fred Van Vleet. Not really atheltic and undrafted even. Hope he gets to work on his defense as we go along. Could be a surprise starter for the team one day. Who knows.
After this playoff, I am really high on Van Vleet. Clutch as hell. Quick and explosive with first step. Much more consistent than Jet and Yogi. Isn't that type of player ideal pick-n-roll mate with Dirk (like Jet) and Zinger? Potentially, a starter in certain way. I'd rather have Van Vleet on 12/13M than someone like CP at 46M per. Hopefully, the Mavs keep enough cap space to make an offer next season. Zinger-Powell-Doncic-Elite shooter 1-Van Vleet could repeat the success of Dirk-Powell-McDermott-Yogi-Barea lineup in efficiency. The spacing could be too tough to defend with. Defense could be improved with more rhythm and stamina. For young players like that, defense will only improve as long as the attitude is right.
4 elite shooters with 1 elite rim runner including 2 penetrating option. All players are capable passer. That's the beauty of team ball.