Trade deadline is Feb.18th at 3:00 pm Eastern.
I don't think character is that big of a problem. Kyle Lowry was a headcase before he came here. While Lowry never had off court trouble, it's not like Markieff Morris had constant run in's with the law. It was one instance where both him and Marcus along with 3 other people were charged with assault. As far as I know Marcus Morris hasn't been a problem since he got traded to Detroit.If I'm not mistaken, the Morris twins also beat some guy up at a rec center last year after they signed their contracts. I'd want no part of that guy, or even Blake for that matter with that rumor circulating.
From what I've seen out of him he's very crafty in the low post and has 3pt range (albeit some what inconsistent). Defensively he's very average. Not a rim protector and does not have great lateral movement but he does have a high enough basketball IQ to stay within the defensive scheme. I think with Casey's help he should be a serviceable guy in our system. What I like about him is his ability to operate in the post. He's a good passer and has a wide range of post moves and hooks that he can do consistently. While he doesn't shoot that many 3s like Patterson he does hit enough of them so that when he's out there the opposing team will have to cover him which creates good spacing for the wing players.Back surgery is really hard to judge. I haven't looked him up yet but being young means he should be wiling to listen and mold into a system. Especially with our new training center and gym. Cheap is also good and not too bad of a trade .... BUT how's his defense/ offence for what we're giving up??
Who are you referring to?Well I'm ok with the stand too..... But I would have been happier with a trade for one of the 4's that was available. Given one could have been had for Patterson, a pick we admitted to not needing and Delon Wright (a very seldom used guard) .... Not overly expensive for what we'll be facing and needing come playoff time....