Skybox wrote:I still don’t worry about PF/SF...AG can defend either spot, so as long as the other guy can shoot from 3, they can play together. Isaac and AG are interchangeable, but without POR backcourt, they can’t sustain an offense with 2 limited floor spreaders (compounded with Fultz at lead guard)...if either or both suddenly shot 38% at volume, we’d be fine...Clark, I guess, at least might be that floor spreader it’s some consistency (off the bench)...AG and Isaac are both so good- just not together.
I'm not knocking you specifically, but there seems to be a lot of this type of talk on the board right now.
Of course the Magic *can* play a natural 4 at the 3 if they have to, they've been doing it the last 2-3 years. These guys aren't going to spontaneously combust if they have to play out of position.
But it's about putting your personnel in the optimal position to succeed. Many people have suggested that essentially anyone on the roster can play the 3 as long as they can shoot from the perimeter and that just feels like a major oversimplification of what actually playing on the wing full time really entails.
There's a significant difference in being a screener offensively and being a help defender when another player is put in the action v. being someone who actually has to navigate through and around screens both offensively and defensively.