kray28 wrote:How much he gets paid is pretty irrelevant to what happens on the court. It's not your money. When it comes to assessing his defense, its probably fair to address the minutes that he is logging right now.
Minutes = defense... Not sure I follow. To my eye he's blowing the rotations just as much in the first quarter as in the 4th. He also is settling for lower percentage shots on an ever increasing basis.
I think everyone needs to understand that this Pau isn't the same one we had when we beat Boston.
Are his minutes a factor? Not sure that's as relevant as has his game deteriorated because of age...
The money thing is more about value to the team under the current rules.... the Buss family has plenty of money coming in to cover expenses..... Is that value more realized by balancing the floor with players that better complement each other is my question. I've never been convinced that the double post system will work and now under a high motion offense that needs athletes I'm even more convinced.
I also think that because of his gigantic value he will be moved before next year anyway. His contract will be in demand if not his play from several team I'd suppose.