I'm just going to hope something happens in the draft because I don't know a PG out there that's both available enough and fits the Jazz's needs enough.
Bottom line, I like players that provide their most basic positional role first. I like point guards to be floor-generals that know the entire playbook in their sleep and know how to make things happen for their team. Sometimes, those players can also score well, or rebound well, or defend well. But without that first part, my attention depletes really, really fast.
For the record, some PGs are smarter in how they operate a team than assuming they should always have the ball and must rack up assists. Chauncey Billups is a shining example of this, as is Tony Parker to a degree. I don't see that in Bledsoe, I see a kid with awe-inspiring power, speed, length, and an emerging ability to score but basically a kid that runs out there and crashes around and things happen sometimes. I'm not looking for that.
Bledsoe's so impressive he's 57th in assists per 48 and 157th in A:TO ratio (1.57) and this is who we want running our team?
You're right we already have too many PGs and SGs under contract for next year.
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There's a reason no one wants Calderon. There's also a reason having too many players who can play is a problem. Especially for a moron like Corbin.
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I'm not saying Bledsoe is a cure-all to everything that ails the team, but he is a very good defender, has ridiculous speed/quickness, and can get into the lane at will. Calderon is lights year better than Bledsoe at distributing and shooting the ball, but he's an awful defender. He will get eaten up by Walker, Knight, Lawson, Bledsoe and all the other young points in the league. I would love to see a Bledsoe, Burks, Hayward, Favors, Kanter starting 5. I think we would murder teams defensively, in turn we'd get out and run the ball down other teams throats.