Decided to look at this depth problem we have and compared our team minus our starters to the top teams in the league without their starters. (Not including injured players out for season)
Blake / Duhon
Crawford / Billups
Barnes / Hill
Ginobili / de Colo
If this problem doesn't get fixed next year, we are going to be looking at the same s*** as we are this year. Our starters are supposed to have the big advantage, but looking at these teams with their starting 5's, we don't have a huge advantage or any compared to these teams. Add in the fact that we have one of the weakest benches in the league and it's no wonder MDA has to run the starters into the ground.
I'm done with the lets see how many stars we can pack into a starting lineup. We need to balance this team out big time. Even with the starters taken out, these teams are still deep, while we can barely scrap together a 2nd unit.
We need to get some able bodies in here, so that if/when the injuries come we have replacements. There is no way we should be in a position if MWP goes down we don't have another SF to step up. That's ridiculous.
If it's just Kobe/D12 and a bunch of solid role players next season, I won't complain one bit. At least we won't be top heavy with a bunch of aging players with no backups behind them.
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