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The Numbers are Clear...Goran Dragic is an Overpaid Role Player

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by hotballa, Apr 26, 2016.

  1. hotballa

    hotballa Contributing Member

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    Dragic:
    12.5 PTS/5.25 AST/3.25 REB/40% FG/45% 3PT/28.5 MPG

    Lin:
    14.75 PTS/2.5 AST/2.0 REB/46% FG/33% 3PT/27.75 MPG

    Id say Dragic has had the overall better series, but he has looked like absolute dog crap in the last two game highlights I've seen.
     
  2. daywalker02

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    fluke season in PHOE

    I give you one sentence

    Not a Game Changer
     
  3. Rox7

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    Lin is a game changer?:grin:


    Tinman disapproves.
     
  4. Shroopy2

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    As humble as Goran's demeanor is, seems he's always been preoccupied about pay and playing time. Its good that he has a sense of purpose, and every player wants lots of pay and playing time, though it seems when things don't align to his purpose his play noticably isn't as good.

    Dragic shouldn't just be a key piece on a team, his pay means he should be on same level as the Chris Paul, Seth Curry, Westbrook's of the league, and he's not. (To be fair, its how the NBA market works when Wes Matthews off injury can get max contracts)
     
  5. AroundTheWorld

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    I think Dragic is a solid player, but obviously overpaid. Lin is not that much worse as a player, but he is worse than Dragic. The one that we let go that we shouldn't have is Kyle Lowry. He is better than Dragic and much better than Lin.
     
  6. HayesIsBack

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    But if Lowry was playing next to Harden or Wade, you'd all be making the same observations about him as well.
     
  7. AvgJoe

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    Lowry plays very well next to DeRozen. We may not see much of drop from him if playing next to Harden. Given said that, Lowry and DeRozen have great chemistry together. It may not be as easy with Harden.
     
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    Lowry not exactly blowing it up in the playoffs

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  9. TechieOne

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    Phx played with a lot of pace and inflated a lot offensive numbers. Miami focuses more on defense so it's not a surprise Dragic's numbers would take a hit.
     
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Dragic when asked the way Lin drives and looks for contact, &quot;I do that, I just don't get calls.&quot; </p>&mdash; Will Manso (@WillManso) <a href="https://twitter.com/WillManso/status/725345886285500418">April 27, 2016</a></blockquote>
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  11. hakeemthagreat

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    And THIS is the guy everybody here salivated over a few years ago? Oh I forget he's a foreign player with a funny name:rolleyes:
     
  12. hotballa

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    Jeremy also averages 11.5 drives per game. Goran averages 6.5. Gee I wonder why Lin gets more FTA
     
  13. hvic

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    Add Rubio to the list as overpaid role player
     
  14. mikus

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    I really hate Rubio.
     
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    Dragic is freaking terrible.
     
  16. HayesIsBack

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    GOFs need to make a video and get it viral
     
  17. Postcall

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    Even heat fan can acknowledge that Lin is clearly better than Dragic. Lin and Kemba have been using Dragic like an $85 million dollar Fleshlight this whole series.
     
  18. Kiddsir

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    He's got big money and beautiful wife great home in Miami. He's a winner.
     
  19. daywalker02

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    Pic of home, wife and kids pls.
     
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