Looking Ahead, Trail Blazers Need To Draft A Point Guard

April 11th, 2010 by Ryan Virgin Leave a reply »
First it was Peterri Koponen.

Then it was Jerryd Bayless.

After that it was Patty Mills.

What's next?

The Trail Blazers have so many assets with youth. They have an all-star shooting guard that is 26, a future all star that is 25. They have center who looks 40, but is actually 22, and they have a Frenchman at the age of 22.

They have every single position covered for the next eight years except the point guard position.

Many will say that I should give Bayless time to develop or that I should allow Patty Mills to prove me wrong.

But I say that the organization should choose a point guard that fits the coach's and team's style of play.

To set things straight, Bayless has never been a point guard. He didn't play a true point in college, and he hasn't played the true point (well) professionally.

He isn't a point guard.

Mills is run-and-gun. He plays at a fast pace, and in a league where speed kills, he could end up being a valuable asset to any team in the league.

But I just don't think he will ever fit in here.

Not on one of the most efficie ...

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