[ClutchFans] Is Terrence Williams a point guard? He thinks so. (w/ video)

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  1. Clutch

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    <a href="http://rockets.clutchfans.net/1294/is-terrence-williams-a-point-guard-he-thinks-so/">Is Terrence Williams a point guard? He thinks so.</a>
     
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    Yes, he is.
     
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    first. He is
     
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    LOL. Rookie.
     
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    Yes, I agree with Mr. Williams. Morey wasn't crazy when he paid for the guy with a 1st round pick. I noticed at the end of your clip that he said he'd been learning a lot "from Shane and adding to my game." At least that's what I think I heard. That impressed me. Maybe Battier should stick around. Yeah, Williams has potential with a capital P.
     
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    I think he can be a point guard. He has great vision and seems to get to the basket with ease.

    If only we could see it.
     
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    If he could play point, I could see both AB and Lowry being traded and Ish doing the backup PG role.

    I mean, a 6'6" PG would be a MASSIVE advantage, especially one that can rebound, defend and pass as well as TWill can....

    And you know what? He sees that neither AB nor Kyle is lighting it up out there, neither are good defenders and neither have the court vision that he has....so maybe he thinks that is the path of least resistence to playing time.

    And he is probably right.

    DD
     
  8. trugoy

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    There's a lot more to being a point guard than being able to make a few flashy passes. I can't see how he could be given the opportunity to even prove himself at that position. He needs to cement a rotation spot at the 2 or 3 first.
     
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    I agree. Just when you think you have a potential direction figured out for this team finally, your theories go straight out the window.

    I literally cannot come close to predicting what or who this team will be in a few weeks. Maybe that kind of versatility is good for making the necessary trades? Either way, I sure would like to see TWill get some extended action at the point, maybe alongside a backcourt of Brooks/Lee/Budinger in some combination. McGrady all over again? (Yea it's a huge reach, I know)
     
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    I mostly agree with this. He has the body and tools to become a superior point to both of them and could make both of them expendable.

    Kyle is a good defender, a very disruptive force defensively.
     
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    Didn't he already say this when he first arrived :confused:
     
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    If he truly committed himself to learning the ins and outs of point (which I believe neither Brooks or Lowry would be the best examples, Shane might just because he is smart enough to understand the functioning of every position on the floor) then that would be a remarkable advantage. The last PG with that size and athleticism would be Magic. Yes, TW is a couple inches shorter and no I'm not saying that makes TW the next Magic. Just saying that is a very rare occurrence to have someone that big running point.
     
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    When we were in the playoffs, the man that was guarding DWill and other top notch point guards down the stretch was.....Shane Battier. Shane is the best teacher TWill could have defensively.
     
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    You think you are a PG won't make you a PG. The team thinks you a PG then you are a PG. This position is about leading the team in offense and where to start the D. It's more than passing and handling.
     
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    when your top two options (KL+AB) have a combined 3 assists for the game, i'd take a look at Chuck Hayes at the point...

    TWill looks like an excellent option, assuming he can defend quicker 1s on the other end.

    regardless, this, coupled with Ish's call up, makes me suspect AB (who's got the highest trade value) is on his way out.
     
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    Please watch the Orlando game video again.
     
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    Obligatory Point Forward reference.
     
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    Also, he did train with Gary Payton last year. Another question would be can he defend opposing points?

    <iframe title="YouTube video player" class="youtube-player" type="text/html" width="640" height="390" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/WTDjnxXjnis" frameborder="0" allowFullScreen></iframe>
     
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    That's what I'm talking bout...Rockets need to take advantage of any mismatch they could create....

    Trade AB, Lowry for some size and athleticism.

    Opposing team would have no choice but to switch and/or double.
     
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    Not really.

    Ask T-Mac.
     

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