Will Derrick Rose Be Better Than Dwyane Wade in the Near Future?

July 18th, 2010 by Darrell Horwitz Leave a reply »
Reading all of the comparisons and rankings of point guards in the NBA got me to thinking. Many writers on this site and others have fallen in love with Boston's Rajon Rondo and rank him above Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls.

They are all wrong!

In fact, it's ludicrous to even compare them aside from the fact that they play the same position, because Rose is on his way to becoming a top five player in the league while Rondo is a complementary player on the Celtics, despite what anyone else may think.

Without the big three of Pierce, Garnett, and Allen, he's not in any discussion. He didn't become beloved in the eyes of critics until Garnett and Allen joined the team.

A much better comparison would be Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat.

While Rose plays the point and Wade is a two guard, they both are the primary ball-handlers on their teams and everything goes through them.

Before anyone calls me out for being crazy, listen to my argument and you'll see what I'm saying is not so far-fetched.

I'm only going to compare their first two seasons because that is all we have to compare at ...

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