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Who would you rather have?

Going forward with an organization, pick the player whom you would rather have right now.

Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry

John Wall or Kyrie Irving

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young

Tyreke Evans or Monta Ellis

Kemba Walker or Brandon Knight

LeBron James or Kevin Durant

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe

Roy Hibbert or Marc Gasol

Ty Lawson or Ricky Rubio

Andrew Bogut or Andrea Bargnani

Danilo Galinari or Josh Smith


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Brandon Jennings Kyrie

Brandon Jennings

Kyrie Irving

Blake Griffin

Kyle Lowry

Danny Granger

Evan Turner

Marcus Thornton

Monta Ellis

Kemba Walker

LeBron James

Chris Bosh

DeMarcus Cousins

Marc Gasol

Ty Lawson

Andrew Bogut

Danilo Galinari

This is actually pretty tough

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Curry Wall Griffin Lowry Gran

Curry

Wall

Griffin

Lowry

Granger

Derozen

Thornton

Ellis

Walker

LBJ

Bosh

Monroe ( Easiest decision off all)

Gasol

Lawson

Bogut

Smith

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steph irving love holiday igu

steph

irving

love

holiday

iguodala

turner

thornton

monta

brandon knight

durant

bosh

monroe

marky mark

lawson

bargnani (cant believe im writing that)

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good list though, thats really tough. Easiest decision for me is monta over tyreke... jrue or lowry is tough

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Me?

Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry

John Wall or Kyrie Irving

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young

Tyreke Evans or Monta Ellis

Kemba Walker or Brandon Knight

LeBron James or Kevin Durant

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe

Roy Hibbert or Marc Gasol

Ty Lawson or Ricky Rubio

Andrew Bogut or Andrea Bargnani

Danilo Galinari or Josh Smith

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Brandon Jennings- shown he

Brandon Jennings- shown he can improve in the FG% category and with the injuries to steph curry I cant choose curry

Kyrie Irving - Despite unbelievable athletic ability I choose kyrie due to his ability to run a team better than wall as a true point

Kevin Love - Better to spread the floor, better rebounder and will have better longevity as he does not put his body in harms way or use his athleticism to the extent blake uses

Kyle Lowry - proving this year he is capable of putting up great numbers when given the minutes

Andre Iguodala - much better defender and more complete player

Evan Turner - Demar is my favorite player but I firmly beleive that turner will be the best player to emerge from his draft class

Marcus Thornton - nick young simply does not have the basketball IQ

Tyreke Evans - as a rookie was a 20 5 5 guy, injuries have slown him down but when healthy is a dominant force

Brandon Knight - Larger player with more potential imo

LeBron James - most all around player in the league..honestly cant go wrong either way

Amare Stoudemire - I choose Amare as a first option player but bosh if Im choosing for a 2nd option..bosh can spread the floor better but amare is a better franchise guy

Greg Monroe - Both have great big potential but monroe is less of a head case

Marc Gasol - more consistent and well established big

Ricky Rubio - Future top 5 point

Andrea Bargnani - bogut's injury history and limited ROM from due to this I choose Andrea...He could be great to spread the floor on an established team

Josh Smith - He does so much in every category...Jmsoove may be simply a personal favourite in this situation but I value defence

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mine

Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry - Tough because Curry in my opinion is a better player but he is too mu

John Wall or Kyrie Irving - Yes, Wall is an incredible athlete and has tremendous upside but I would choose Kyrie this season he is really showing that he was worth 1st pick and while he is not quite as good athlete as Wall he looks like he will be hella of a player in the future.

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love - I love that Love's confidence when he says that he is Nr.1 and in my eyes he is. slightly better player than Blake right now but I choose the one with better upside.

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry - Jrue is still very young and is arguably the most important player in a very good team so this was easy choice

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger - Tough one, but I would choose Iggy because of his defence and willingness to take the role that team is giving.

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner - I'm very high on Turner and while they both still have plenty of room to grow I like Evan more because of his versatility

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young - Wouldn't pick any of them , sorry.

Tyreke Evans or Monta Ellis - Right now it's totally Ellis, after very promising rookie season Tyreke isn't playing as well as expected and is very inconsistent, while Ellis is one of the best scorers in the league for a quite long time.

Kemba Walker or Brandon Knight - Knight has a better size and arguably bigger upside. Kemba is incredible player but I think that in the long term Knight will be better by a good margin because he is still very young and most importantly is very inteligent and hardworking.

LeBron James or Kevin Durant - Don't like Lebron very much but he is just a better overall player.

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh - Hard to choose but I choose Amare because of Pheonix days when he was literally unstoppable.

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe - I'm probably making mistake but Cousins has incredible upside and I just cant miss it. Imagine how it would be great if Kings' couch would be Larry Brown or other tough old-school couch who would make a team from them.

Roy Hibbert or Marc Gasol - Great center on both ends, incredible passer for his position and size. Looking forward to see him in All star game.

Ty Lawson or Ricky Rubio - Just a pure point guard who has incredible passing ability and great defensive instincts. Next year he will be top 3 in both assists and steals, guarantee you that.

Andrew Bogut or Andrea Bargnani - Injuries is too big concern, Bogut is much too often injured while Barg keeps improving.

Danilo Galinari or Josh Smith - Josh is a tweener and a poor shooter although he thinks that he is a good shooter. Danilo is a worse player right now but I could see him being in a few all star games in a future .

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Curry (One of my favorite

Curry (One of my favorite players, I take shooters over speedsters and curry is one of the best.)

Irving (From what he has shown so far in his very short career as a pro i've been very impressed, and unlike Wall plays more under control than not)

Love (25p 15r a night with 3p range at 6'10'' from a PF? sorry i'll take that over any highlight reel player.)

Holiday (Lowry is one of my favorite but Jrue can be so good and he's getting better)

Iguodala (All Granger has shown the ability to do is score, while that is helpful Iggy does it all)

Turner (Right now he is doing everything better than Derozan is, what more do you need)

Thornton (The most difficult decision, Thornton is a little more proven IMO which gives him the edge. Both have a great future ahead though)

Ellis (he's just such a dynamic scorer and can actually facilitate some as well, Evans could be the best in the next couple years though)

Knight (Has all the skills/size and kemba will never be an efficient scorer)

Lebron (His strength gives him the edge here.. but you can't go wrong with either one of them)

Bosh (I like his offensive game style so much more)

Cousins (Much more physical and has all the same tools as Monroe)

Hibbert (One of my all time favorite players for no reason whatsoever, and marc is not)

Rubio (Lawson is proven, but I'm sold on Rubio. His shot isn't awesome but his ability to create opportunities is incredible and will only get better)

Bargnani (I don't like Bogut, I know it's not a good argument but there it is)

Galinari (His shooting ability gives him the edge. They are such different players...)

I usually don't do these but it was pretty tough.

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did anyone else notice all

did anyone else notice all the best players where listed to the right? at least in my opinion.

Going forward with an organization, pick the player whom you would rather have right now.

Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry

John Wall or Kyrie Irving

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young

Tyreke Evans or Monta Ellis

Kemba Walker or Brandon Knight

LeBron James or Kevin Durant

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe

Roy Hibbert or Marc Gasol

Ty Lawson or Ricky Rubio

Andrew Bogut or Andrea Bargnani

Danilo Galinari or Josh Smith

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Mine

Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry

John Wall or Kyrie Irving

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young

Tyreke Evans or Monta Ellis

Kemba Walker or Brandon Knight

LeBron James or Kevin Durant

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe

Roy Hibbert or Marc Gasol

Ty Lawson or Ricky Rubio

Andrew Bogut or Andrea Bargnani

Danilo Galinari or Josh Smith

Easiest decision - Thorton vs. Young.

Hardest decision - Griffin vs. Love. (I'd take either and not complain)

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Brandon Jennings or Stephen

Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry

John Wall or Kyrie Irving

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young

Tyreke Evans or Monta Ellis

Kemba Walker or Brandon Knight

LeBron James or Kevin Durant

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe

Roy Hibbert or Marc Gasol

Ty Lawson or Ricky Rubio

Andrew Bogut or Andrea Bargnani

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Brandon Jennings or Stephen

Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry

John Wall or Kyrie Irving

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young

Tyreke Evans or Monta Ellis

Kemba Walker or Brandon Knight

LeBron James or Kevin Durant

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe

Roy Hibbert or Marc Gasol

Ty Lawson or Ricky Rubio

Andrew Bogut or Andrea Bargnani

Danilo Galinari or Josh Smith

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Brandon Jennings or Stephen

Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry- Jennings- Love how hes playing this year, still would like to see more assists

John Wall or Kyrie Irving- Wall, wait no.. Irving, I dont know Id take either of these guys

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love- Love- I cant see BG staying healthy on a consistent basis with his style of play. With Loves play style he looks like he'd be able to play like he is for another 10 years easy.

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry - Holiday - Ill take him based more on potential at only 21. Ask me in a year and if Lowry is still putting up 16-7-9-2 and Ill probably change my mind.

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger- Iguodala- So versatile and has improved his outside shooting some last few years.

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner- Turner - Similar to Iggy and havent really seen enough of Derozan

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young- I'll pass

Tyreke Evans or Monta Ellis- Whoever has more trade value

Kemba Walker or Brandon Knight-

LeBron James or Kevin Durant - Lebron- Pretty easy for me, really letting the game come to him this year

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh - With a PG who can get him the ball in good spots Ill take Amare. He looks lost without a true PG and Carmelo dominating the ball. Otherwise Id take Bosh.

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe- Monroe- hes more mentally stable. I want him at PF though

Roy Hibbert or Marc Gasol- Gasol -Can work an offense through him easier. Edge on defense too.

Ty Lawson or Ricky Rubio - Rubio - He's a championship point guard, Love his game

Andrew Bogut or Andrea Bargnani - Bogut - Injuries are a concern but I like how he plays, Id like him as my third option.

Danilo Galinari or Josh Smith - Smith - Tough one. I like Danilos scoring but Smiths all around game is so good as long as hes not shooting from more than 12 feet.

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Brandon Jennings or Stephen

Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry

John Wall or Kyrie Irving

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger really depends on my team, If I need a #1 I'll go Granger, otheriwse Iggy

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young

Tyreke Evans or Monta Ellis

Kemba Walker or Brandon Knight

LeBron James or Kevin Durant

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh would've been Amare up until the last year and a half

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe

Roy Hibbert or Marc Gasol

Ty Lawson or Ricky Rubio

Andrew Bogut or Andrea Bargnani

Danilo Galinari or Josh Smith

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Brandon Jennings or Stephen

Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry- Jennings hes got slightly more potential and hes been outplaying an oft-injured curry this year.

John Wall or Kyrie Irving- Wall this one was close but the raw talent John Wall has is unparalleled i feel he is just struggling on a horrible team

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love- this one is really close this year id take Love but Griffin has the potential to be an all time great.

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry- Kyle Lowry talent wise they are a wash but Holiday isnt aggresive enough.

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger- Andre Iguodala is a defensive stalworth and maybe the leagues most versatile player.

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner: Evan Turner does so much more than Derozan who is a scorer primarily.

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young: Thornton, Young is a black hole and although he is taller still doesnt play any defence.

Tyreke Evans or Monta Ellis: Tyreke he was 20-5-5 as a rookie and is being put in uncomfortable roles by the organization

Kemba Walker or Brandon Knight: Knight is bigger and a better shooter much higher potential.

LeBron James or Kevin Durant: Durant, Lebron doesnt have the fire to take a team to the glory in my opinion

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh: Bosh is better at fitting in when hes not the primary option also hes less injury prone

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe: Monroe is not a headcase and is much more productive this year

Roy Hibbert or Marc Gasol: This is a wash but ill give it to Hibbert because hes 2 inches taller.

Ty Lawson or Ricky Rubio: This one depends Id take Rubio if he would be the primary ball handler but Lawson is much better playing off the ball then him.

Andrew Bogut or Andrea Bargnani: Bogut, Barghani is a better shooter but Bogut is far superior in rebounding and defence.

Danilo Galinari or Josh Smith: Gallinari can put up points in a hurry. Josh Smith has all the talent in the world but i dont think he will ever put it all together.

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Brandon Jennings: Curry is

Brandon Jennings: Curry is injured, he can't play right now. jennings is better at d so he would help cover for monta, Milwake could use curry's scoring though.

John Wall: Wall can get 10pts a game easy just running the fast break.

Kevin Love: better rebounder, cheaper contract, less interesting game but can do more.

Kyle Lowry: this one was hard, but lowry is cheaper and is a legit starting point guard, holiday doesn't always have the ball in his hands.

Andre Iguodala: also hard, took AI because he has less injury history.

Evan Turner: two young SGs who are still developing their games, ill take turner because he does more than just score.

Marcus Thornton: Nick Young is a headcase. marcus thorton is undersized, but imho a better or at least smarter shooter. if there weren't so many head cases on sacramento they might consider young as they need size, but prob not.

Monta Ellis: bad comparison, totally different games and tyreke is good but not near monta. that said, gs might think about trading monta for tyreke if curry got better to add size to their back court. Sac would not want to do it because then they would have 3 undersized shooting guards and no point. (not that tyreke is much of a point)

Brandon Knight: still really young, picking up the game quick, has the size to guard two positions. i'd want him on either team.

LeBron James: LBJ just does more, though i wouldn't want him on okc w/ westbrook. actually i might have to change because i would rather have durant on the heat as well so james and wade would not worry about who has the ball.

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh if i was the heat, i would rather have amare, because they need someone calling for the ball inside and if i was the knicks i would want bosh because there would be no conflict of egos/touches with carmelo

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe: if i was sac i would take monroe in a second... not a headcase and could find all their cutting sg for shots at the basket. If i was Detroit I might gamble on cousins as he has more potential.

Marc Gasol: not even close. for his size, it is embaressing how poor hibbert is at rebounding.

Ty Lawson: rubio might sell more tickets but right now lawson will win you more games.

Andrea Bargnani: bargnani has played pretty well this year, going inside more and bogut hasn't been healthy in what feels like forever

Danilo Galinari or Josh Smith: thats another tough one... I think atlanta would take galinari because it seems like they have difficulty scoring sometimes and he can almost get to the line at will. i think denver might keep gallo too because he has not reached his full potential yet so there could still be some hope for his horrible defense.

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Brandon Jennings or Stephen

Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry

John Wall or Kyrie Irving

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young

Tyreke Evans or Monta Ellis

Kemba Walker or Brandon Knight

LeBron James or Kevin Durant

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe

Roy Hibbert or Marc Gasol

Ty Lawson or Ricky Rubio

Andrew Bogut or Andrea Bargnani

Danilo Galinari or Josh Smith

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Nice thread

Stephen Curry

John Wall

Blake Griffin

Jrue Holiday

Andre Iguodala

DeMar Derozanr

Marcus Thornton

Tyreke Evans

Brandon Knight

LeBron James

Amare Stoudemire

Greg Monroe

Marc Gasol

Ty Lawson

Andrew Bogut

Josh Smith

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If you pick..

...Durant over LeBron? Come on now. Be reasonable.

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This is personal feeling if I

This is personal feeling if I were a GM and looking for the best player to help me win a title.

Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry - Jennings is one of the most exciting players, but I think Steph would be a safer pick for me....he is a very smart player who does a lot well.

John Wall or Kyrie Irving - Wall will be an MVP candidate one day, I am sure of this, barring injury. Kyrie wont be too bad himself.

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love - I like Blake's inside game better. The way he plays suggests he wont have a long career, but I like him anyway.

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry - I think Jrue has Payton like ability, but the way Lowry is playing now, assuming he keeps it up, I have to go with him because I am not sure when of if Jrue will turn that curve.

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger - these are great players but I am partial to guys who can do a little of everything so I go with Iggy. Also, I think Granger's level of play is declining somewhat.

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner - Although I think that Turner is not yet an effective player without the ball, I still favor the better all around skill set. Demar has a lot of upside, so this one is tough for me....but I gotta go with Turner.

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young - I like Thornton's versatility as a scorer, seems like he can score at will, whether off the bench or starting. Young doesnt have ANY facets to his game.

Tyreke Evans or Monta Ellis - Monta is an underated player imo. This is tough, but given I had the right pieces to a puzzle and needed a final piece, it would be Reke.

Kemba Walker or Brandon Knight - again, another tough one, but I like what I have seen from Kemba, both are going to be pretty good, but I think Kemba will be better than people expect.

LeBron James or Kevin Durant - once again, more partial to the better all around game

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh - I like Bosh. I think he is a better rebounder and defender, plus he can play in a reduced role and be effective. Amare...exciting, but I think he is a black hole....and that hurts him some.

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe - Monroe. Quality big man. Safer as far as character. If this were draft night, I wouldve taken DMC. But you said now, moving forward. Cousins could be a risk that could set my organization back if I am forced to trade him.

Roy Hibbert or Marc Gasol - I think Hibbert is kind of stalling on progression, he may be nearing his peak. I think Gasol is further from his peak.

Ty Lawson or Ricky Rubio - Both can help teams win, Lawson is very efficient and safe kinda like his backup, Miller, but much more explosive.

Andrew Bogut or Andrea Bargnani - Bogut despite the injuries. I dont think Bargnani can help me win. His rebounding is a major turn off.

Josh Smith or Danilo Galinari - I have been waiting for Danilo to be this unstoppable scoring machine, he is fun guy to watch but he hasnt dominated like I thought. Smith can dominate, and usually not by scoring. When we talk about a player who is good in mostly every statistical catagory, its Josh. I think he is somewhat underated too.

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Stephen Curry John Wall Blake

Stephen Curry

John Wall

Blake Griffin

Kyle Lowry

Danny Granger

Evan Turner

Marcus Thornton

Monta Ellis

Brandon Knight

LeBron James

Chris Bosh

Greg Monroe

Roy Hibbert

Ricky Rubio

Andrew Bogut

Josh Smith

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Brandon Jennings or Stephen

Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry - Curry seems like he is injury prone

John Wall or Kyrie Irving

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young

Tyreke Evans or Monta Ellis

Kemba Walker or Brandon Knight

LeBron James or Kevin Durant

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe

Roy Hibbert or Marc Gasol

Ty Lawson or Ricky Rubio

Andrew Bogut or Andrea Bargnani

Danilo Galinari or Josh Smith

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Brandon Jennings or Stephen

Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry- one of the best shooters in the league. An underrated driver and defender. He also has improved his PG skills.

John Wall or Kyrie Irving- still high on him and rightfully so. Hes puttin up solid stats now. He needs to get out of the Wizards organization or they need to surround him with more mature players.

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love- hell give me Love. I know Blake is a genetic freak. But 2 points is 2 points and 3 points > 2pts. Love is the best rebounder in the game (him or Dwight), his D has improved somewhat, he's come through in clutch situation(s), hes shown great work ethic (offseason weight), is the best outlet passer in the game...etc. Also Love hits his FTs, Blake doesn't.

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry- if he becomes more aggressive offensively, he could be the next Payton.

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger- one of the best all around players in the league. Still possesses elite athleticism as well.

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner- one of the best rebounding guard/forwards in the game. Does everything well, and could potentially do everything very good/great.

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young- I just flat out dislike Nick Young's game.

Tyreke Evans or Monta Ellis- if you can't tell by now I like well-rounded players. Tyreke is called "mini-Lebron" for a reason.

Kemba Walker or Brandon Knight- Knight has impressed me and I love his confidence.

LeBron James or Kevin Durant- every fiber of my being wants to say KD, but LBJ is just flat out better overall at this point. Maybe in a year or 2. Also depends on who is have as my team's PG.

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh- Bosh catches all the flack in the world. If I'm one of these two to be the face of my franchise, I might take Amare. But, I'd prefer to have Bosh on my squad for the future.

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe- I'll pass on the headcase. Makes my HC's job easier.

Roy Hibbert or Marc Gasol- Love the brusier's physical game and his finesse play is underrated.

Ty Lawson or Ricky Rubio- Makes the Wolves look very special at times. So deceptive. Scores (who would of thought), boards, plays D, and of course is a playmaker.

Andrew Bogut or Andrea Bargnani- plays D

Danilo Galinari or Josh Smith- see above

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I thought it would be

I thought it would be interesting to tally up the results so far...

Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry - 10-9

John Wall or Kyrie Irving - 13-6

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love - 12-7

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry - 11-8

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger - 14-4

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner - 15-4

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young - 17-0

Tyreke Evans or Monta Ellis - 10-8

Kemba Walker or Brandon Knight - 10-8

LeBron James or Kevin Durant - 16-3

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh - 11-8

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe - 13-6

Roy Hibbert or Marc Gasol - 16-3

Ty Lawson or Ricky Rubio - 10-8

Andrew Bogut or Andrea Bargnani - 13-6

Danillo Galinari or Josh Smith - 11-7

ouch for nick young, no love

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@truett you haven't watched

@truett you haven't watched any basketball in a long time right? because saying "it is embaressing how poor hibbert is at rebounding" is a dumb statement right now.

Roy is averaging 10 rebounds per game in less than 30 min...

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why would i goto this website if i didn't watch basketball

I Just Havn't watch the pacers this year... looks like you are right about Hibbert...statisticaly he is playing better this year... watch out though because he started out hot last year (I think he was close to 16 and 10 through the first month) and then fell off the face of the earth(I think in the last month of the season he was b/t 6-8 boards a game). I remeber last time I saw them play I was like "man, for a giant, Hibbert sure has a lot of talent.. its too bad he cant catch the ball or rebound..." That said, I'll give him another watch... Still do not think he is better than Marc Gasol.

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Brandon Jennings- less injury

Brandon Jennings- less injury prone,has led his team to the playoffs, and seems to improving as it looks

John Wall- more athletic, and has better potential, relies on raw skills as of now and putting up good numbers imagine if he develops a jumper and plays under control.

Blake Griffin- more or less like my expaination of wall except leave a few things out and add some.

Jrue Holiday- i like both players but i would pick Jrue just because hes younger not really a good reason

Andre Iguodala- better all around game

Evan Turner- him easily, has a good all around game, has 100x more potential then demar in my opinion. DD looks lost when hes not on the break since he cant really create for himself

Marcus Thornton- if im gonna have a chucker i'd take the one with the good attitude, and nick young seems all about himself

Tyreke Evans- i'll take the player that doesn't need 30 shots to score 30 points, and can do other things besides score

Kemba Walker- tough one i like both but i'll take walker no reason really

LeBron James- dislike his attitude in the past but this season he seems to be doing what he should have been doing his entire career playin ball and not open his mouth. Doesn't matter if you dislike the guy or not he is a great player. KD is too but for now i'll take lebron even though i wouldn't be mad if i had durant

Chris Bosh-not a face of the franchise player but i like way better then amare, less injury prone, and just better imo

Greg Monroe- i hate whiny players so this was an easy choice monroe has a bright future too so its like your picking a scrub.

Marc Gasol- more consistant

Ricky Rubio- reminds me of my favorite player jason kidd

Andrea Bargnani- People may see this as biased since im italian but if bogut wasn't injury prone i would have picked him, but since he is i pick bargs. He improves every year(cept sophmore year), is offensively gifted, and is starting to play defense, and rebound a little bit better(small sample but hoepfully he keeps it up when he comes back from injury)

Danilo Galinari- Seems like he could lead a team better, good shooter but gets to the line a lot as well, not exactly as well rounded as j smith but good enough to pick over him.

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thanks for participating everyone!

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Stephen Curry : could play as

Stephen Curry : could play as a scorer/shooting guard with a point guard with size (rubio, holiday ??......), he's a smart kid.

John Wall : just needs to play with a real coach and increase his leadership skills. The difficulties he's facing right now are going to force him to be more effective and mature.

Kevin Love : less injury risks and always progressing.... only 23.

Jrue Holiday : smart kid, unselfish, progress.

Andre Iguodala : all around skills, better defensive player. Serious professionnal player.

Evan Turner : less highlight but more all around skills and in progress.

Marcus Thornton : always seems angry and tough. Very good scoring instincts. A good 6th man scorer. Not a headcase.

Monta Ellis : even if matuirty is not his best asset, he improved his attitude. A great talent. Plays hard, always scoring. Could be a really good leader. Still young.

Brandon Knight : bigger, athletic. Seems to be a smart kid without attitude issues. Less scorer more passer than kamba.

Kevin Durant : more focused on bball and less on media. Real leader.

Chris Bosh : less injury prone. Played some great PO last years.

Greg Monroe : not a headcase, constant improvements, can play 4 and 5.

Marc Gasol : the perfect center, passing skills, scoring inside and outside, tough and hard worker, always improving. He brings some leadership skills and winning habits.

Ricky Rubio : he would be my first choice to build a team for the starting point guard position. Makes his team and teammates better, clutch, still some areas to improve and has a great work ethics.

Andrea Bargnani : less injury prone, I'd take him only if I can pair him with a tough guy like marc gasol or noah. Stretch 4 with very good scoring instinct and graet technical abilities.

Josh smith : D....

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Stephen Curry Kyrie Irving -

Stephen Curry

Kyrie Irving - close call

Blake Griffin

Jrue Holiday

Andre Iguodala

DeMar Derozan

Marcus Thornton

Monta Ellis - this one is close. I still think Evans can be superstar status, I just don't know.

Kemba Walker

LeBron James

Amare Stoudemire

Greg Monroe

Marc Gasol

Ricky Rubio - this was the closest one for me. I think Rubio and Lawson could both be top 5 PGs.

Andrea Bargnani - only because Bogut seems to get hurt too much now.

Josh Smith

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Curry. Next player in line to

Curry. Next player in line to become a 50, 40 and 90 guy. Also shows good vision and passing/playmaking ability.

Wall. He has the work ethic to reach his upside and figure it out. Irving will be a great player though.

Griffin. Better in the low post and drawing double teams. Better passer and ball handler. Better athlete. Has the work ethic to reach his upside and improve shooting. Not the monster rebounder Love is, but still gives you 11-12 per game. Fills arenas.

Holiday. Lowry is a pitbull and is having a great start to the season, but Holiday has a lot to like about him and at such a young age. He'll get a lot better.

Granger. Both players are 2nd or 3rd players, but I like the fact Granger doesn't need to hold onto the ball for long periods of time. Granger is a better offensive player and playing off of the ball. He doesn't stunt the growth of young players, while I think Iguodala has stunted the growth of Evan Turner.

Turner. The big difference between Derozan and Turner is that Derozan has just gotten to play more. Other than being a better athlete, I think Turner is easily better.

Thornton. I don't like either player, but I think Thornton tries harder at both ends and seems to just compete harder.

Evans. I'm not a big fan of either player, but I like Evans' size, strength, length and break neck ball handling ability.

Knight. It's early, but he's bigger and looks like he'll transition to the point guard position easier. Walker has a big heart though. I like both players.

James. I'll go with James over Durant for right now, but I like Durant's offensive game a lot better. But right now it's James because he's the best two way player on Earth.

Bosh. Stoudemire is the better athlete, but I think Bosh is the better player. It's not easy to adapt to another superstar player and Bosh has done great at adapting to two of them.

Monroe. Skilled in the low, mid and high post. Very good player, but doesn't have a flashy game. Doesn't have the attitude or emotional problems that Cousins has.

Gasol. Hibbert is good, but Gasol passes better and plays a tougher brand of basketball.

Rubio. Lawson is very good and is a great athlete, but I think Rubio just gets it. He has that it factor when it comes to point guards. I like the Jason Kidd comparisons.

Bogut. Something is always going on with him, but I'll take my chances. Not a big fan of Bargnani despite his offensive talents.

Smith. Just depends on what you need on your team though. Smith isn't going to stretch the floor, but he gives you a more well rounded game. I like his impact at the defensive end.

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Brandon Jennings or Stephen

Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry

Steph Curry- I may be slightly biased as a Warrior fan, but I feel that once he gets his ankle right, he will be a 22-7-5 player adn join Steve Nash as a 40-50-90 guy. Jennings also has a bright future, but a bit more of a chucker, hence I would take Curry over him, although Jennings' much improved play is a good sign.

John Wall or Kyrie Irving

John Wall- Another tough one, but the talent is undeniable. If Wall was on the Cavs, he would be putting up the same numbers Kyrie is. Kyrie will also have a great NBA career, an all-star career, but Wall is a potential superstar.

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love

Kevin Love- I know I'm gonna get negs, but he is an absolute beast, he has this team on a roll, and he puts up monster numbers. Love is a much better reabounder than Griffin(Griffin is still a great rebounder) and although Love may not be as flashy, his game is better suited for all types of paces. Griffin needs to establish a better Jumpshot, and both need to work on a low post game, but the future is bright for both of these young stars.

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry

Kyle Lowry- Holiday has the potential to be what Lowry is right now, being that Holiday is still only 21, but Lowry is playing real good basketball, and has led his team to a winning record. He is rebounding surprisingly well for a guard, and is among the league leader in assists, while still scoring 17 points per game. The Rockets could be a sleeper team this year, due to their youth and depth, and I now see why they wanted Gasol so badly.

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger

Andre Iguodala- Granger has turned into a three point specialist, and doesn't look near the player he was 2-3 years ago. Iguodala is a great defender, can hit the three, and do some distributing as well. He is good at attacking the rim which opens up the perimeter for Holiday and shooters. I really like the potential of this 76ers team, and I think them and the Pacers will be the 4th and 5th seeds after Miami, Chicago, and Orlando with Dwight.

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner

Evan Turner- I have never been a gan of DeRozan, but I can still appriciate the work he's put in since his college days and now. He has turned into a good scorer that can finish at the rim well, while using his athleticsim. But Turner has really impressed me this year. He is really getting inot a groove, and has defeinatly worked on his jumper. He has handles good enough to man the point, and perimeter skills adewuete enough to play the wing and drive to the basket. He is also a good distirbutor even with Iggy and Jrue on his team, and is pretty good rebounder considering how scrawny he is. In due time, he'll be starting with Iggy and Holiday, and this team may have a shot this year in the playoffs is they face a Dwight-less Magic team.

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young

Nick Young- This was one of the toughest ones, because both are scorers, but they shoot a lot, and they don't shoot high percentage shots. They are chuckers, but they still manage to get points on the board. I take Young because Young we all know is a 2 guards with good size. We don't know what Thornton is a combo guard, or an undersized two guard. Although I wouldn't give eihter big money contracts.

I gotta go, I'll do the rest later.

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Brandon Jennings or Stephen Curry: Has a better ability to play without the ball in his hands and alongside another superstar, Jennings needs to be the guy on his team, and no team is going to be great with him as there guy.

John Wall or Kyrie Irving: John Wall is more athletic, but Irving has a better feel for the game and has a better ability to make his teamates better, they are both turnover prone but Irving has a better shot and will be a perennial all-star.

Blake Griffin or Kevin Love: This is tough but Love is showing he is going to be a winner, he is polished, improving defender, Griffin has better upside but he is still so raw.

Jrue Holiday or Kyle Lowry: Holiday could be another Gary Payton 2.0, tremendous defensively, with the ability to guard the 1 or the 2.

Andre Iguodala or Danny Granger: Can do a lot more than Granger, not a number 1 scorer but will do everything else you need to win.

DeMar Derozan or Evan Turner: DeRozan looks to be one of those players who is supreme athlete but will never be a star, never got the skills needed, Evan Turner came to the league with skills and is learning how to use them to his best ability.

Marcus Thornton or Nick Young: He's a knucklehead and has no IQ but can light up the scoreboard for a winning team imo if he had the correct coach, Flip Saunders is not that coach.

Tyreke Evans or Monta Ellis: Come back and ask this next season, Evans may overtake, but for now, Ellis is the superstar.

Kemba Walker or Brandon Knight: tough one, but Knight appears like he'll be more likely to win a ring and take his team to the playoffs consistently.

LeBron James or Kevin Durant: most talented player on the planet, can't pass him up, and he's been balling as of late.

Amare Stoudemire or Chris Bosh: As much as i love Stoudemire, Bosh is simply playing too good at the moment to be passed up.

DeMarcus Cousins or Greg Monroe: He's immature and a potential cancer, but i can't pass up that upside and potential to be a top 3 big in the league, imo he'll reach it under Keith Smart.

Roy Hibbert or Marc Gasol: Flat out winner, playing better than Pau at the moment as well, just love his game.

Ty Lawson or Ricky Rubio: Jason Kidd 2.0 who already makes his teamates better, rebounds at a similar rate but possibly has a slightly better jumpshot.

Andrew Bogut or Andrea Bargnani: Bogut is just horribly inconsistent and didn't live up to the no.1 pick, Bargnani has been flat out balling this season and has been a decent defender.

Danilo Galinari or Josh Smith: Gallinary when motivated can light it up on the scoreboard, that Knicks game he was playing nuts.

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