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Does anyone still think jeff green can become a decent player?

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Does anyone still think jeff green can become a decent player?
« on: January 04, 2013, 10:34:26 PM »

Offline jyyzzoel

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Does anyone still think jeff green can become a decent player?  I think he would have trouble dominating the d-league, let alone the nba. Does anyone still think he can turn it around?

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« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2013, 10:39:10 PM »

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No. He is what he is. An average back up small forward.

I haven't seen anything that would make me think otherwise.

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« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2013, 10:40:58 PM »

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He has all the talent to become a very good player. His decision making is worrisome but that will only improve with age/experience.

His numbers have increased from month to month and I expect that trend to continue.
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« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2013, 10:41:19 PM »

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He is a rotating chair. You don't know which version you will get at any given night.

But he did have a nice bucket from a kg pass down low. A nice block even though he was initially the one who messed up.

He doesn't mind being behind the scenes kind of guy. Whatever we won tonight
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« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2013, 10:42:09 PM »

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He isnt terrible. If he was on a better contract there would really be none of this talk. Lets be honest.... there have been worse contract given out. Rashard lewis anyone???

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« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2013, 10:42:54 PM »

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Jeff Green is already decent.  The problem is that he'll probably never be much more than that.

A lot of fans seem to have talked themselves into believing that Green will eventually become a star-level player, a capable replacement for Paul Pierce.  That's not happening.  Green will show flashes of brilliance, but I think he'll always be an inconsistent player.


D. Cousins / F. Ezeli / P. Antic
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L. Deng / V. Carter / D. Rudez
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« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2013, 10:48:47 PM »

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Jeff Green is already decent.  The problem is that he'll probably never be much more than that.

A lot of fans seem to have talked themselves into believing that Green will eventually become a star-level player, a capable replacement for Paul Pierce.  That's not happening.  Green will show flashes of brilliance, but I think he'll always be an inconsistent player.
I agree he won't be a star but I think he will reach the ceiling of a starter for a playoff caliber team.
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« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2013, 10:51:06 PM »

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Jeff Green is already decent.  The problem is that he'll probably never be much more than that.

A lot of fans seem to have talked themselves into believing that Green will eventually become a star-level player, a capable replacement for Paul Pierce.  That's not happening.  Green will show flashes of brilliance, but I think he'll always be an inconsistent player.
I agree he won't be a star but I think he will reach the ceiling of a starter for a playoff caliber team.

Didn't he do that already in OKC?

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« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2013, 11:02:39 PM »

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Decent player, good player, star player... I really don't care. I think he's a solid player to the have for the role that we need in this team, and someone I'm very confident that will have some good trade value down the line despite he living up to his potential or not.

For now, I'm not going to worry about it.

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« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2013, 11:06:42 PM »

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Jeff Green is already decent.  The problem is that he'll probably never be much more than that.

A lot of fans seem to have talked themselves into believing that Green will eventually become a star-level player, a capable replacement for Paul Pierce.  That's not happening.  Green will show flashes of brilliance, but I think he'll always be an inconsistent player.
I agree he won't be a star but I think he will reach the ceiling of a starter for a playoff caliber team.

Yeah, but couldn't any of the top 45 or so SFs start on a playoff caliber team, assuming they were surrounded by the proper teammates?

Keith Bogans, for instance, started 82 games for a team that went 62-20.


D. Cousins / F. Ezeli / P. Antic
D. West / R. Anderson / C. Copeland
L. Deng / V. Carter / D. Rudez
A. Iguodala / M. Ginobil / B. Gordon
K. Irving / S. Livingston / S. Blake

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« Reply #10 on: January 04, 2013, 11:10:20 PM »

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I have seen Jeff Green play before and I can say he's more than decent.

I don't know what the problem is right now. Maybe he's stiff because he's putting pressure on himself and that contract? Maybe because he missed a year and is still getting back from the OKC Jeff? Clearly something is not right right now. But he's more than decent. I saw it, and I hope I see it again soon.
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« Reply #11 on: January 04, 2013, 11:13:56 PM »

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I have seen Jeff Green play before and I can say he's more than decent.

I don't know what the problem is right now. Maybe he's stiff because he's putting pressure on himself and that contract? Maybe because he missed a year and is still getting back from the OKC Jeff? Clearly something is not right right now. But he's more than decent. I saw it, and I hope I see it again soon.

I think this Jeff Green is the same player he's always been.

Look at his Per-36 Minutes averages:

2010:  14.7 points
2011: 14.8 points
2011 (OKC): 14.8 points
2011 (BOS):  14.9 points
2013:  14.7 points

Jeff Green is who he is.
« Last Edit: January 21, 2013, 05:58:32 PM by Roy H. »


D. Cousins / F. Ezeli / P. Antic
D. West / R. Anderson / C. Copeland
L. Deng / V. Carter / D. Rudez
A. Iguodala / M. Ginobil / B. Gordon
K. Irving / S. Livingston / S. Blake

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Re: Does anyone still think jeff green can become a decent player?
« Reply #12 on: January 04, 2013, 11:15:49 PM »

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I want to see Doc push him more as a defender and a rebounder.

Jeff Green has to understand he can impact a game in more ways than just scoring.

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« Reply #13 on: January 04, 2013, 11:16:02 PM »

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Yes if he starts... I rather make this trade tho...

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Re: Does anyone still think jeff green can become a decent player?
« Reply #14 on: January 04, 2013, 11:19:54 PM »

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I do think KG said it best when he said that Doc isn't the easiest coach to play for. And I do believe that, since I don't think it's any coincidence that a lot of players struggle at the beginning under Doc.

Jeff Green is a guy that averaged 16.5 PPG at 22 years old. The guy is more than decent as a player, but I think it's all mental right now. He needs to be assertive and find himself as a player. I think once it "clicks" we could see some really good things.

 

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