XXIV wrote:^^ Which is why I said "regain" as in he once had it, even if it was for a short period of time. Who knows, perhaps if we had kept him he would have continued shooting the ball in a similar fashion, or at the very least be a player defenders could not play off of. I'm not trying to say it's a sure thing he'll become the player he once was, but he thrived here in LA once before so why can't it happen again? He's definitely not my first option for players to go after (I'd much rather have Pietrus), but if we can create some roster spots by getting him I wouldn't be completely opposed to it either. Sometimes a change in scenery can do wonders for a player and maybe that's all he needs.
I dont see it happening AT ALL, there is nothing to regain when there was nothing there to begin with, Ariza has always been a sub 30% shooter from 3's even during his laker tenure and sub 40% fg overall. You cannot expect a player with Ariza history to repeat such a small strtech in his career where he was way above his % shooting wise. But if we can dump Blake then I'm all for it, I dont have the same positive out look as most do here for Ariza.