LloydFree wrote: Negrodamus wrote:
kriss73 wrote:To be honest, if I'm him I'd prefer to be on the Rox roster not on the sixers'one.
We have a pretty good track record of giving opportunities to two-way/G-League guys, even in recent years (Pelle, Shake, Bolden, Christian Wood, Paul Reed etc). Our lack of creators should give him some optimism.Perhaps this can be a RoCo part 2
But Covington worked out with us because we had 30 minutes to give him from day 1. People forget that Covington came to us as nothing but a G-league 3 point shooter. He was any defensive monster yet. He had game time to develop.
If I were Mason Jones, I go to Orlando, where they have immediate playing time and a G-league program that teaches Defense. If not them, then next year, Toronto or Miami, due to their development programs.
I meant that more in the sense that the Rockets gave up on him and then we scooped him up and turned him into a valuable piece. I think his path to playing time will have to be similar to Shake. IIRC, Shake was behind Zhaire, Kork, James Ennis, McConnell, etc, etc his rookie year. It took like halfway through his second year until Brett started using him more consistently.
I will say that he likely has a leg up on regular 2-way players in that he hasn't played a single G-League game and has shown some promise in limited time as rookie in the NBA. He needs to make friends with Howard and show off some of this PnR scoring in practice with him: