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J.R. Smith

Is there a player who gets less out of their talent than him? He has the talent to average 25 points per game and be a #1 option on a playoff team.


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Demarcus Cousins is another

Demarcus Cousins is another one. Demarcus Cousins can easily be the best big in the game. J.R. Smith and Demarcus Cousins are headcases. J.R. Smith has gotten better but he still will do things that make you shake your head and ask "Why?" Oh and lets not forget Mr. Shaq'tin a Fool himself, Javale McGee lol

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DeMarcus is still on a rookie

DeMarcus is still on a rookie contract and is still only 22 years old or something. He might be a headcase but he's played very well on a bad team.

J.R. Smith could be a superstar in this league and this past year was a breakout season for him. Playing in China made him realize how talented he is. He was scoring 50 points a game whenever he wanted, absolutely dominating that league.

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I'm a firm believer that

I'm a firm believer that players' natural talent determines their potential, but it's their intangibles that determine the likelihood of them reaching their potential. JR Smith is a prime example of this. Incredible natural talent, but no intangibles. He's an idiot on and off the floor.

Also, in response to the post above, playing in China is no barometer for stardom anywhere but in China...and maybe the D-League. The level of play there is pitiful. To give you an idea, this old washed up T-Mac was just averaging 25-7-5 56% from the floor in less than 32mpg.

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Rudy Gay is up there too. But

Rudy Gay is up there too. But yeah JR could be a top 5 scorer if he would just mix up his offensive attack more.

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Man he's so talented. But he

Man he's so talented. But he &$#%#[email protected]! me off. The knicks would let him go and stick with shaump and find aplayer that can svore of the bench that takes their job seriously

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Just to be clear that word is

Just to be clear that word is pi*ses lol

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Rudy / Beasley

Ive always been a big Rudy Gay fan. I think talent wise he is right there behind Lebron, KD, Melo but for some reason its not put together with him. I understand he wasnt going to average more than 18-20 playing in Memphis with Z-bo needing touches along with the other scorers that they had, but I hope he can do what he has the talent for in Toronto 20-24 PPG.

Beasley shows flashes of the player that he was in High School and College but I think he needs to be on a team that involves him in the offense. Like a Solid number 2 option. He can average 17-19 as a second option on a playoff team, Or he can go to a non playoff team that will use him and average 20+. I havent seen much of Pheonix this year so I dont know what the deal was there Im just going off of what I saw out of him in Minnosota when he was healthy

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Beas' problem is that his

Beas' problem is that his game hasn't evolved and he's still incredibly dumb. His offensive game is basically him catching the ball, holding it and then trying to create a contested jump shot off the dribble. He doesn't attack the basket enough. Against SFs, his first step isn't good enough. Vs PFs he doesn't play well with contact. He has absolutely no floor game, still not knowing how to make simple plays, knowing what a good shot is or how to play off the ball. Defensively he's a tweener who has terrible awareness.

He was involved in the offense at Minnesota. He put up numbers but was still one of the worst +/- on the team because he's just a bad, bad basketball player. This yr he was brought on for his offensive ability. He got the ball and proceeded to shoot like 37%, putting up more shots than points scored which is awful efficiency. He played his way further and further down the rotation...on a BAD team nonetheless. Considering the entire package (bad offense and terrible defense with no floor game or intangibles), Beasley is one of THE worst rotation players in the NBA.

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