Originally Posted by BankShot
Again... I don't think anyone with a critically-thinking brain would suggest otherwise.
I don't know about you, but having a 24-year old Top-10 player on a young up-and-coming team is pretty awesome.
Sure he needs to improve on his isolation game on offense, and footwork and scheme understanding on defense.... but that could be said about most young players. As far as I'm concerned he's far from a finished product, and as it stands he's a unique and productive player.
Yes, anyone can get better. But, you don't just become good on defense. Look at Carlos Boozer. It's not he doesn't try, or he doesn't understand the schemes. It's because he has slow feet. He can't do anything about that.