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What do people think of Chris Paul, Raymond Felton & Deron Williams? Who of the 3 will have the best career? There's no doubt in my mind that Chris Paul will win ROY. The guy has been unbelievable this season but the other 2 guys are ballin' & bridging the gap.
Here's a look @ their stats & profiles:
Chris Paul
Deron Williams
Raymond Felton
 

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Felton has really stepped it up the past few months. It still amazes me he wasn't on the rookie team for the all-star weekend. He's had to play the 2 guard next to Knight some which I think isn't the best for his game, but when he has the ball he can really create. Him and Paul look to be guys that will make many all-star teams. Deron is a nice player, but if I had to rank all 3 it would be Paul, then Felton, and Williams behind them.
 

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Deron hit a major rookie wall, but since he bounced over the rookie wall he has been averaging 16.3 points and 6.5 assists when he has played over 30 minutes. He is also been shooting about 50% from the field since then with amazing games of 11/13 shooting and 8/9 shooting. He is also one of the hottest 3 point shooter since feburary. I think next season he will start to give paul a run for his money. And your excuse on raymond felton playing the 2 mostly is invalid to rank him over deron seeing as deron has probly played the 2 more this season than the 1. Because GG is injured and we never had a good 2 gaurd. (not saying our PG spot is much better with mcleod and palacio backing deron up).
 

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If you watch the Bobcats you'd see that Raymond doesn't really play SG.They just play with two points and it's really worked a lot better than you might think.Since the All Star break he's been as good as nearly any point guard in the league,excepting the one big question about him all along.He needs to cut down on his turnovers and be more consistent.Since Knight hardly ever turns the ball over they seem to complement one another better than you would think.

Really what Paul has done all season compares extremely well with the rookie seasons of nearly any great point guard in the history of the game.He has taken care of the ball while scoring and creating for his team mates.His team has won a lot more games than anyone could have predicted and they were a playoff team until things went sour on them.I believe that the consensus here is that he has been one of the top point guards in the NBA here this season.Everyone knows I am his biggest homer here so it would be redundant for me to reiterate how much I love his game.

As for Deron Williams I haven't seen him play very much honestly,but I am really confused as to why he hasn't really helped the Jazz win a lot more games this year.Prior to the season I said something to the effect that he had the best oppurtunity to win ROY because he looked to be the missing ingredient in Utah(and that the Hornets were so horrid that even Paul couldn't make them muuch better).He's a really good player,but for various reasons he has had nowhere near the impact I expected him to have in Utah.Honestly I have to think that Jerry Sloan has to shoulder a lot of the blame for this.The Jazz should be a playoff team and the least they should have been neck and neck with the Nuggets while Denver was no better than a mediocre team(as they were until their recent hot streak).I really think that Utah should have been contending for a playoff spot and the NW division title all year and if Deron Williams had started out the season the way he's playing now they probably would be.
 

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If you watch the Bobcats you'd see that Raymond doesn't really play SG.They just play with two points and it's really worked a lot better than you might think.Since the All Star break he's been as good as nearly any point guard in the league,excepting the one big question about him all along.He needs to cut down on his turnovers and be more consistent.Since Knight hardly ever turns the ball over they seem to complement one another better than you would think.

Really what Paul has done all season compares extremely well with the rookie seasons of nearly any great point guard in the history of the game.He has taken care of the ball while scoring and creating for his team mates.His team has won a lot more games than anyone could have predicted and they were a playoff team until things went sour on them.I believe that the consensus here is that he has been one of the top point guards in the NBA here this season.Everyone knows I am his biggest homer here so it would be redundant for me to reiterate how much I love his game.

As for Deron Williams I haven't seen him play very much honestly,but I am really confused as to why he hasn't really helped the Jazz win a lot more games this year.Prior to the season I said something to the effect that he had the best oppurtunity to win ROY because he looked to be the missing ingredient in Utah(and that the Hornets were so horrid that even Paul couldn't make them muuch better).He's a really good player,but for various reasons he has had nowhere near the impact I expected him to have in Utah.Honestly I have to think that Jerry Sloan has to shoulder a lot of the blame for this.The Jazz should be a playoff team and the least they should have been neck and neck with the Nuggets while Denver was no better than a mediocre team(as they were until their recent hot streak).I really think that Utah should have been contending for a playoff spot and the NW division title all year and if Deron Williams had started out the season the way he's playing now they probably would be.
Absolutley! Sloan was playing mcleod and palacio because he doesn't like rookies. The reason why deron was starting early in the season is because if sloan would of had the chance he would of benched him (if not mcleod was injured) and the rookie wall continued to grow. Finally sloan is letting him start now, I think it is mostly because I think sloan has grew on it to not think that he is a rookie. Sloan made that mistake last season not starting okur. I'm sure at the end of the season he will let the media know that deron was his mistake just like it was his mistake on okur. Deron never had boozer in the lineup. Deron is starting to do the pick and roll with boozer, It has worked a lot of the time.
 

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Remember that the Jazz decided Maurice Williams wasn't worth keeping around for even a miniscule salary.

Word on the street's been for a long time that even if rookies can avoid the rookie wall, there's no escaping Sloan's doghouse. I think Deron is every bit as talented as the other two but isn't in an environment where he can really showcase it.

Felton's much better than I thought he'd be right now. And Paul's done incredible things with NOOCH this year.
 

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Remember that the Jazz decided Maurice Williams wasn't worth keeping around for even a miniscule salary.

Word on the street's been for a long time that even if rookies can avoid the rookie wall, there's no escaping Sloan's doghouse. I think Deron is every bit as talented as the other two but isn't in an environment where he can really showcase it.

Felton's much better than I thought he'd be right now. And Paul's done incredible things with NOOCH this year.
Technically, next season he wont be a rookie. So it's just if a player can fight sloans doghouse for a year and survive it. Ya that would be nice to still have Mo. That way the jazz lineup would be

williams
williams
kirilenko
boozer
okur

WOW!!!
 
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