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Which Backcout duo would you prefer on your team?

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Which Backcout duo would you prefer on your team?

Wizards- Wall and Beal

Cavaliers- Irving and Waiters

Hornets - Rivers and Gordon

I would take Wall and Beal. I think they are both better defenders then the other duos and I believe this will be a breakout season for John Wall. Beal complements Wall with his game very well. I'm not thrilled with the Cavs backcourt because both players demand the ball to be effective. If Waiters can turn in to a better shooter it would help them. Rivers and Gordon are both a liability on defense , but are great at atacking the rim and both have great range. I would still take the Wizards duo due to potential, and the fact they complement each other.


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Wall and Beal, and it's not

Wall and Beal, and it's not even close. Beal is much better than Waiters IMO, and Wall still has higher upside than Irving, despite being a little less successful at this stage.

I agree with you about this being a breakout season for Wall and the Wizards, they've put together a pretty damn solid roster with Nene, Okafor, Ariza and Beal added to the mix. Wall is the clear alpha dog but the rest are very good role players who complement each other perfectly.

I can see Wall having a Rondo-type season with lots of assists, but relatively low scoring and good rebounds. I can also see this as the season he locks in as a defender. Now that Wall has shooters around him and a full off-season/training camp with his coaching staff and teammates, the Wizards could take a huge leap forward and make the playoffs.

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Irving and Waiters are much

Irving and Waiters are much more dynamic and are better shooters then Wall and Beal. Well have to wait and see but Waiters may prove to b the better overall player then Beal because he.just.got more moves and confidence.

For the upcoming year when talking about young backcourts don't.forget Holiday and Turner both should shine with Bynum on board.

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