76ciology wrote:phillynative wrote:76ciology wrote:
How? With how bad our 5 man units are when Biid is off the floor.
It worthless to get a 28pt lead then later lose all the lead when heâ€™s on the bench.
Thats why it doesnt matter to bring guys who fits Embiid well. You can turn Ben into a 40% spot up shooter and weâ€™d still be losing games. Because the story will still be the same.
He misses around 20 games in an already shortened season.
In the playoffs, you dont know if heâ€™s playing. And is bound to miss games. While the team canâ€™t win even against a borderline playoff team like the Wizards.
And if he plays, youâ€™re handed two versions of him which is a russian roulette.
If Biid is healthy spiritually:
We get big leads when Biid is on the floor.
We lose all the lead when Biid is off the floor.
The game gets close in crucial moments when the game favors the perimeter scorer.
If Biid is unhealthy spiritually:
He looks tired and lethargic. Immobile on defense, brick factory on offense.
He misses bunny on point blank to win you games.
I don't think you understand what I'm saying here. It's pretty obvious he needs a shot creator on the peremiter , to take the pressure off during games and during the closing moments of the game. Not a bunch of shooters who cannot do anything with the ball , not big men that occupy the same space he does. If we had a viable option like that you wouldn't have Embiid trying to close games out and create for himself as the only option.
The peremeter guy would have his space to take over and do what he needs to do and Embiid would have his space. Not 3 guys that like to occupy the same space.
Again it does not matter. Even if Ben is a 40% spot up shooter.
Even if you put CJ McCullom here as the shot creator it does not matter.
It only matters if you have Harden or Dame.
Because Embiid disappears randomly.
You need to build a team where Embiid can slide into a helper than a player that you build around.
If you build around Biid, your success lies with him and heâ€™s just not reliable.
Btw read my previous post and ive updated to make u understand it better
Having a Harden or Damian Lillard would still be building around him and vice versa because they don't occupy the same areas on the floor nor have the same role. Do you think Embiid would still be creating from 18 feet out with those type of players on his team . Of course not . Sliding into a helper is no problem when you actually have help.
You showing me some of his lowlites lol doesn't really change my stance. He would be better at the end of games , if he didn't occupy the same space as the other two best players and if he didn't have to carry his team all game by creating for himself with no PG. He also would be better down the stretch, if he dropped weight, became a better passer and decision maker or was able to take a back seat to a peremeter player. That is what we are working with right now with Embiid, some he is at fault and some he is just not. Just because one thing is accurate doesn't mean the other isnt.