J08 wrote:droponov wrote:Navarro could have been an OJ Mayo type of player with slightly worse defense - this is his ceiling, he'd probably be a bit worse. A scoring combo to bring off the bench, a starting 2 as long as paired with a very big 1 or a starting 1 as long as paired with a point-forward like LeBron James or Kobe.
one of the best players from Europe would be a liability already
J08 wrote:how many Kobe and lebrons are in the league?
Two? I have no idea what you're talking about.
J08 wrote: i don't like mayo but don't insult his athleticism and skill like that.
I like Mayo, but he is what he is. I've been saying since his rookie season he's mediocre as a starting SG. He isn't prolific or efficient enough to be more than a 3rd option, he's a below average ball-handler, his first step is very mediocre, he can't get to the rim, he's a massive liability on the boards and defensively versus potent scorers.
I don't think Mayo is particularly more athletic than Navarro. He's better at some things, worse at others. In terms of athleticism and in terms of skill-set. But definitely the same level of player with a small advantage to Mayo.