Daily News: Rookie guard Javaris Crittenton showed what his game is all about Friday night against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Finally.

He has spent most of this season on the Lakers’ bench, but he got an opportunity to play extended minutes during a 31-point victory over the 76ers. He scored a career-high 19 points in a personal-best 24 minutes.

Crittenton is averaging 3.6points in 13 games – modest numbers, to be sure.

“It’s kind of tough,” said Crittenton, who was a first- round draft pick from Georgia Tech last June. “I’ve had my struggles this season. Every opportunity I get I’m going to give it my all and, hopefully, I will have more opportunities.”

Crittenton has been caught in a numbers’ crunch at point guard this season. Derek Fisher has given the Lakers a much-needed guiding hand as their starter. Jordan Farmar has provided them with energy and a deft shooting touch as Fisher’s backup.

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  • Vahe

    He played sick =]

  • http://getgarnett.com jonasjulienjoseph

    HE, JORDAN, ANDREW, TREVER(DONT KNOW), RONNY ARE THE FUTURE OF THE LAKERS

    C- ANDREW BYNUM
    PF- RONNY TURIAF
    SF- TREVER ARIZA
    SG- JAVARIS CHRITTENTON/KOBE(STILL GONNA B A BEAST BUT HAS PLAYED FOR A LONG TIME AND MIGHT BE 6 MAN)
    PG- JORDAN FARMAR

  • LA_LAKER FAN

    Crit is a Star i knew it!!!!!lol but 4 real, all he needs is playing time and thats it

  • mihaithemiraculous

    kobe will never let himself be moved to the 6th, no matter how old he gets he’s still gona be better then whoever else we get on our team at SG, expect 20+ ppg from him for the next 6+ seasons

  • lakers4life

    U GUYS OVER REACT OVER EVERYTHING

  • http://mydeek.orgnigga PhantoM

    lfmaooaoo @ cirtt playing SG……………….

    This wontbe our lineup come 5-7 yrs people

    HAHAHAH

  • ab17

    but he will be starting at PG…….

  • MIke

    J-Critt > Farmar Imo. That’s why we need to trade Farmar teams want something good in return. The Lakers are one piece away from being a True championship caliber Team so this is what needs to happen.

    Farmar,Kwame,Radman and 1st Rd. Pick for O’neal. JO not Shaq
    or
    Farmar,Radman,1st Rd Pick ror Artest
    or
    Farmar,Kwame,Luke and 1st Rd pick for Gasol

    One of these player will take us to the next level what do you think?

  • ab17

    oh snap KWAME JUST GOT TRADED!!!!!
    to the HEAT FOR UDONIS HASLEM AND 2ND ROUND Pick!

  • lakerschamps08

    thats wat i said we should u.haslem for kwame but ab17 wheres ur proof…

  • ab17

    the espn trade machine…..

  • lakerschamps08

    lol.. but yea thats a good trade for us but maybe not them unless they wanna get rid of salary..

  • ab17

    yea ur right bro..

  • http://hhb PHANT0M

    O sheeit hes right!

  • ab17

    can u believe THIS! people are saying he’s the next LeBron.

    GET OUTTA HERE!!!!

  • lakerschamps08

    hes good but not lebron he does not have the body plus hes still a kid..

  • Lakers

    lebron was skinny to when he was in high school

  • http://getgarnett.com jonasjulienjoseph

    WHEN I SAY KOBE AS A 6TH MAN I MEAN HE AVERAGES 18+POINTS BUT HE DOSENT PLAY THAT MUCH MINUTES, SO HILL COME OFF DA BENCH CAUSE HE PLAYED FOR A LONG TIME, 6 MORE YEARS THATS 18 YEARS IN THE NBA, HES GONNA HAVE TO BE RESTED , HILL BE 35 BY THEN

  • Lakerboi

    Atlanata Hawks almost took him at with the 11th pick this year.It was a close pick between him and Ac Law. I think we were really lucky to have him drop to mid teens.

  • http://mydeek.orgnigga PhantoM

    kobe will never be a 6th man,
    either he’ll be retired or still starting

    Look @ jordan

  • mplakers

    man jcritt sucked tonight!!!!!!!!!!!!!! terrible! no flow no sense of purpose. phil is absolutely right in playing sasha over him. i wish our outside shooters weren’t injured tonight.

  • mplakers

    i’m talking about the lakers versus indiana pacers game january 6th

  • ab4sure

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    We know Sasha is your favorite player but come on. Give Critt credit for his game last nite. No… you have to make a comment when his game didn’t go so well.. farmar didn’t play that well either…one for eight…Our shooting was very good. Over fifty percent from three pt. range and shot 47% which is our avg. Also Sasha your guy is not a great shooter. He is shooting only 43% and is very streaky. Well i do remember you comparing Bynum with Foster.. how did they compare tonite??? i guess i shouldn’t ask..lol

  • Lakerzzz

    Critt needs to get bigger he’s still undersized, cuz thats why he can’t get into the paint easy, and Kobe will never be backup EVER! And for the lance stephenson kid on the youtube video, he’s not as good as the Renardo Sidney from fairfax who is the number player in that 09′ class. And for Lebron being skinny in hs, he definetly was not, when I played him in hs he was really strong for his age and built. But back to the lakers, Critt just needs to hit the weights and then he will ballin for real

  • mp

    hey ab4sure

    jcritt sucks for now because he can’t run the offense like farmar can. it seems like he’s trying to score first. sasha on the other hand, is a designated shooter and 43% shooting is not that bad for a long distance shooter. if you remember what i said about bynum and foster, i said that bynum’s stats, back then, compared to foster’s, was very similar and that’s why we couldn’t praise him yet. it is still early in the season and when he has a bad game he is just like jeff foster ala the game against the celtics. do you remember that donkey???

  • mp

    oh, and if sasha wasn’t injured you can bet your donkey butt that phil would have played him over jcritt. did you see how stagnant the 2nd unit was with him in there? look up the word “stagnant” if you don’t understand. he has skill but, he’s NOT ready yet.

  • ab4sure

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    he sucks??? what an ignorant statement, but expected from a swooner for Sasha person. Sasha long range distance is 36%, not 43%. Wot bad but not great. He is one dimensional, but is useful for the lakers. I am still wonder why you didn’t come out and make your comment after the Philly game???? Well, since Farmar is the leader of the 2nd unit i wouldn’t put it on Critt last nite esp. when farmar was 1/8 and his only make was a layup. He also missed a few shots setup by critt.

    Bynum is just like Foster when he has a bad game??? Another ignorant statement.. on a bad game Bynum still affects shots and creates havoc for the opposition. No longer are there easy shots in the paint even when he is having a bad game.

    I see the value of Sasha and definitely know the value of Critt. In the open mkt. he would get much more value than sasha. I hope in the future you will gain a more balanced perspective, but I doubt it.

  • mp or mplakers

    what havoc was bynum wreaking in the paint against the celtics you donkey? that “other allen” not ray allen had a career night driving in the paint.

    bottome line i like jcritt and bynum but, be wary. they are still young both only 20 so let’s not crown them yet.

    and look at you, using words such as “perspective”, and “havoc”. i see someone took my advice and opened up a dictionary good for you.

  • ab4sure

    Bynum against both KG and perkins…think about it and see it with alittle more balanced perspective. They sure didn’t lose it to the celtics because of Bynum. You use the word perspective in a statement that is false… u don’t need a dictionary but a different thought process…

    T. Allen??? was Bynum suppose to guard him??? think about it… he has other responsibilities also, like KG and other bigs he was guarding. Penetration is the guards reponsibility. Please youtube the plays and we can disect them better. We’ll probably find your points pointless.

  • mplakers

    ohhh so now you’re making excuses for him too. my point is that he still needs to improve before you start crowning him as the next best center for the lakers and centers are the LAST LINE OF DEFENSE and that other allen was making layups.

    you’re right guards are supposed defend other guards? where was your all star jcritt you donkey.

  • mplakers

    and where in the world did i say that it was BYNUM’s fault that we lost? is that a subconscious thought of yours?

  • ab4sure

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    again your thinking process needs to improve. Did you see who was guarding t. allen on those layups??? no you don’t bother to really look at facts becuase they would ruin your slanted thinking. YOu say he needs to improve.. what an “intelligent” thing to say. We can say any player needs to improve, you lack alot of detail that would support your assertion. Start researching your facts before you spit them out here other wise your just spitting into the wind and we know where that lands don’t we??? right back in your face.

    BTW, ask you Mom for blueberry muffins instead of cookies because blueberries are suppose to help your thinking.

  • ab4sure

    [Comment ID #21533 Will Be Quoted Here]

    Again, I never said you said that. Please read my words not your own slanted opinions.

  • DCLAKER

    Everybody please CHILL.It’s 2008 and the Lakers are playing great but if really wanna know why we lost against the Celtics in LA is because of those stinkin’ Shorts(Isaiah doesn’t play anymore).We want JO,We want JO(admit it with JO/AB combination makes alot of sense for a Championship).

  • mplakers

    blueberry muffins? blue berry muffins? awwwwwww is that supposed to hurt me? you’re insults are as laughable as your basketball knowledge. here’s your quote where you insinuate that i said that it was BYNUM”S fault

    “Bynum against both KG and perkins…think about it and see it with alittle more balanced perspective. They sure didn’t lose it to the celtics because of Bynum. You use the word perspective in a statement that is false… u don’t need a dictionary but a different thought process…

    T. Allen??? was Bynum suppose to guard him??? think about it… he has other responsibilities also, like KG and other bigs he was guarding. Penetration is the guards reponsibility. Please youtube the plays and we can disect them better. We’ll probably find your points pointless.”

    just read your own quote donkey. you are insinuating that i was saying that it was BYNUM’s fault that we lost and hence you were defending why he was allowing that other allen to score layups in the paint. oh and by the way youtube that dunk and staredown by perkins on bynum and tell me if he is ready to get crowned as the next big laker center yet. yea he’s romping on all these teams that have lanky big guys but, like i said donkey he needs to improve before you suck on his jockstrap. eeee-haw

  • thomas thomas

    trade sasha and put javaris in SG that way he will get more playing time

  • mplakers

    HEY GUYS REMEMBER THE FIRST GAME OF THE SEASON AGAINST THE ROCKETS AND FAT ASS BARKLEY’S COMMENTS. HE WAS ASKED BY GRUNFELD, “SO WHAT DO YOU THINK OF ALL OF THIS KOBE DRAMA” AND HE RESPONDED WITH BASICALLY A I DON’T GIVE A FFF ABOUT THE LAKERS “THEY ARE NO GOOD I WANT TO TALK ABOUT THE ROCKETS WHO ARE TRUE CONTENDERS THIS YEAR”

    YOU GUYS REMEMBER THAT? I HATE THAT FAT FFFF—UUU—CCC—KKKKK. MAGIC WAS THERE AND HE GAVE BARKLEY A LOOK THAT SAID THE SAME SENTIMENTS. SOMEBODY SHOULD HAVE THE GUTS TO STAND UP TO THAT FAT BUTT AND CALL HIM OUT ON HIS SO CALLED EXPERT COMMENTS. PIPPEN DID WHEN THEY WERE TEAMMATES. THEY SHOULD HAVE HIM ON THE SHOW ON TNT.

  • ab4sure

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    Let me say officially, i don’t say you said that nor did i want to insinuate u said it. There. good enough???

    and what is this about perkins staredown of Bynum??? Does that make Bynum less a player because he got staredowned??? You must have a weak mind if that proves a player is not ready.

    As far as Barkley is concerned, that is Barkley being Barkley. Sometimes he makes huge mistakes like when you wanted to trade Bynum for JO. That would have been a huge mistake. No wonder you want to talk down his play because you so much dissed the guy i think your regretting that. Keep up your donkey comments, it just makes your arguments more infantile and weak.

  • mplakers

    ahhhh hey donkey show me a post where i said trade bynum for jo…see i showed you proof of your wrongdoing and now you are sidestepping and making false claims that i want bynum traded for jo…eee-haw donkey that is a laugher.

    and wow!!!you are actually BACKING UP FAT BARKLEY and making excuses for him…wow you truly are a fake laker fan if you ever really were one. the fact that you pardon fat barkley for his imbecile comments causes you to lose what little credibility you have on THE LAKERS NATION.

    somebody ban shrek’s favorite animal friend from this laker site. YOU DONKEY!!!!!!!!!

  • mplakers

    oh and perkins not only stared down bynum he dunked on him and outrebounded him you donkeyface. you assumed that just because i mentioned perkins’ stare down, it was only about that? what do they say about assuming? it makes an ASS out of you and me? except leave ME out of it because we all know who the sole donkey is here. bye bye donkey face. hahaha the irony.

    once again, i appreciate bynum’s continued improvement but, i’m not satisfied, nor any of us should be, until he does the same in the real season. it’s called the playoffs donkey just in case your feeble mind didn’t know. eeeee-haw donkey.

  • ab4sure

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    your myopic… you showed no proof, you assumed i was insinuating and i wasn’t. Stop reading into things. I confused you with Foxxy who tried to Biatch slap Bynum all summer long. Foxxy was trying to trade Bynum and our young talent for JO. Your the one who wanted to trade Kobe for Arenas which is just as bad a trade as Bynum for JO. And it is not because Arenas is hurt it is that Kobe is way superior to Arenas. That would have been a very stupid trade. You made some other assertions like comparing Foster with Bynum, so your credentials evaluating talent is well known.

    Who’s backing up Barkley??? I am comparing you to him which is not a complement. Continue your infantile behavior, it really makes my point that your more childish than i thought.

  • LEADERFISH

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    Crittenton is a much better player than Sasha i just have to say. Sasha is a one dimensional player. He is a shooter. Crittenton is much more skilled and creates. I don’t see Crittenton playing behind Sahsha very much longer.

  • Roko

    Sasha sucksssss badly. He really does.. we should trade him and kwame and radman for JO.. we need him.. you have to admit

  • mplakers

    “ab4sure
    Jan 8th, 2008 at 1:31 am
    mplakers on January 7, 2008 at 10:40 pm said:

    ahhhh hey donkey show me a post where i said trade bynum for jo…see i showed you proof of your wrongdoing and now you are sidestepping and making false claims that i want bynum traded for jo…eee-haw donkey that is a laugher.

    and wow!!!you are actually BACKING UP FAT BARKLEY and making excuses for him…wow you truly are a fake laker fan if you ever really were one. the fact that you pardon fat barkley for his imbecile comments causes you to lose what little credibility you have on THE LAKERS NATION.

    somebody ban shrek’s favorite animal friend from this laker site. YOU DONKEY!!!!!!!!!

    your myopic… you showed no proof, you assumed i was insinuating and i wasn’t. Stop reading into things. I confused you with Foxxy who tried to Biatch slap Bynum all summer long. Foxxy was trying to trade Bynum and our young talent for JO. Your the one who wanted to trade Kobe for Arenas which is just as bad a trade as Bynum for JO. And it is not because Arenas is hurt it is that Kobe is way superior to Arenas. That would have been a very stupid trade. You made some other assertions like comparing Foster with Bynum, so your credentials evaluating talent is well known.

    Who’s backing up Barkley??? I am comparing you to him which is not a complement. Continue your infantile behavior, it really makes my point that your more childish than i thought.”

    hey ab4sure you donkey,

    look at you. you are so delusional you don’t even know who you’re arguing with anymore.

    how can you compare me to barkely if your assertion that i wanted to trade bynum for jo was downright false which, you admit.

    then you shoot down my trade proposition for kobe for arenas which was stated when kobe was really adamant about wanting out. if you go back and properly read the post (can you read?) you will see that i was saying NOT TO TRADE KOBE FOR DENG AND A BUNCH OF SCRUBS FROM THE BULLS but, that if he really were to leave, ARENAS would be a better talent than DIGGY DENG. the key words being IF HE REALLY WANTED A TRADE AND IF THE LAKERS WERE GOING TO TRADE HIM. can you put this to rest now “DOUBLE D”? everytime you try and make a point you are wrong and you always admit it.

    in case you were wondering why i call you DOUBLE D.

    DELUSIONAL DONKEY…eeee-haw!

  • ab4sure

    MPlakers, You can never compare Kobe to Arenas to do so makes you look FOOLISH!!!!!! you being infantile is self evident.

  • mplakers

    compare? i wan’t comparing…man you need to open up the dictionary once AGAIN donkey and look up the definition of compare.

    it is obvious you can’t decipher words properly because once again i have to restate what i said.

    if kobe really wanted out, getting arenas is a better trade off, in my opinion, than deng and a bunch of scrubs from the bulls. in essence i am comparing deng versus arenas. do you get it now? now you’re a TRIPLE D.

    DUMB DELUSIONAL DONKEY….eeee-haw.

  • ab4sure

    You don’t trade Kobe for Arenas PERIOD!!!!!!!!! Even if your desperate. Your better off letting Kobe go and free up cap space. Honestly, you not only have the behavior of a child, but the mind of a child too.

  • mp or mplakers

    dumb delusional donkey….if kobe wanted out then as a smart franchise you dont want to have the best player on the planet and JUST LET HIM WALK FOR NOTHING…you have lost all credibility…i will ignore anything you have to say from now on because you have finally proven once and for all that you are indeed your namesake….donkey…eeee-haw

  • ab4sure

    Your really have a child IQ. The lakers would have money to sign a Big time FA. I would rather do that than have Gilbert Arenas. Your infatuation with Agent Zero will get you just that…ZERO CHAMPIONSHIPS!!!!!! USE YOUR HEAD NOT YOUR ASS, which you have been speaking out of. Are u still in hs???

  • mplakers

    ——ignoring the dumb delusional donkey——–

  • ab4sure

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    Alright, can you see the men in the white jackets??? NO, your not in heaven. The have to put a straight jacket on you. Calm down. Here take this medication. Now watch your cartoons mp(multiple personalities)….hahahaha

  • DCLAKER

    WHO IN THE HELL SAID TRADE KOBE FOR ARENAS.STOP SMOKING THAT CRACK PLEEAAASE.JO WILL BE LAKER SOONER OR LATER(probably sooner if JO can keep faking that injury a little bit longer).JO wanted out when Reggie retired but Larry didn’t want to trade to LA 2 years ago when NJ wanted Bynum.Bird wants to do to JO what his fellow Celtic,Mchale, did to KG(glad he’s with a contender now).Lakernation,I live in DC and believe me JO is the best option for the team.Kwame cannot hold up his end cuz his spot was takin by Bynum.Sore knees,hurt ankles and he’s still playing.Kurt Thomas is another guy who would be a good acqusition for LA .Package Kwame,Sasha and 1st rounder or Mihm for any defensive minded,good offensive rebound threat and can give at least 14-20 points a game and that spells ‘CHAMPIONSHIP’ to me.KWAMEHASTOGO.COM IS IN FULL EFFECT!!!

  • mplakers

    hey dclaker…read the post please…please read…don’t be a dumb delusional donkey like ab4sure…

    back when kobe was irate, and the lakers alomost pulled the trigger for luol deng i was saying that IF KOBE HAS TO GO then at least get arenas and NOT DENG. i think we can all agree that arenas is a better player than deng. once again don’t be dumb like ab4sure who can’t seem to interpret words properly and only selects what he wants to believe.

    please tell me your smarter than “ab4sure” who is the lakers nation’s bonafide donkeyboy.

  • mplakers

    **almost—-typo mistake

  • LEADERFISH

    [Comment ID #21636 Will Be Quoted Here]

    Arenas is not really a better player then Luol Deng. Deng not only has a greater upside but he provides points and rebounds. Deng is a chemistry guy and doesn’t need the ball always in his hands. The wizards aren’t that much better now without Arenas than with him. Look at their record without him now. Arenas is a marketing phenomena that he has done really well exploiting. Also the lakers would have gotten even more players than Deng and Arenas would have demanded even more money with the lakers. Arenas can opt out. Don’t be fooled by the Arenas hype, he is more of a circus. Plus we want to keep kobe. If he really wanted to go you have to realize cap space would be great for us. Remember the Free Agents coming out in three years. WOW!!!! King James, Wade, and others.. i can’t name them all. Never trade for Arenas, he is a kobe wannabe. He is the sizzle without the steak. I hope you understand what I mean.

  • mp

    james, wade??? that’s a huge gamble to try and lure them here while losing the best player on the planet for nothing IF and i mean IF he walks away.

    arenas gets a bad rap. last year he averaged 28 points and 6 assists while kobe averaged 31 and 5 assists…now i KNOW kobe is by far the best player BUT, arenas’ stats are nothing to scoff at.

    arenas is better than deng, and more explosive….

    KEEP IN MIND THAT THIS IS A WHAT IF SCENARIO, AND ALL I’M SAYING IS THAT ARENAS WOULD MAKE A BETTER TRADE OFF THAN DENG.

  • ab4sure

    cap space is much better than signing Agent Zero. The wizards record this year is even better without him than with him. Although they are a slightly better team with him, not very much. Creating room for future signings is the way to go if Kobe leaves, NOT AN EGOTISTICAL ATTENTION GETTER LIKE MR. ZERO. I like zero as a comedy figure and the things off the court and his flair, but not as a basketball he won’t really help the lakers get a ship. BTW he scores alot because he shoots alot. He shot only 41% last yr. So your point that he scores 28 points is a bit weak.

  • ab4sure

    *trading for agent zero

  • DingleBerry

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    shooting percentage is way overrated. just ask your boy kwame who shoots 58% this year. i think we can all agree nobody wants kwame to shoot…

  • ab4sure

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    are u serious dingleberry??? Kwame shoots 3 shots a game, who cares what his shooting percentage is. Agent zero shoots over 20 a game. Big difference. If shooting percentage was not a bid deal than why do coaches consider Opponents FG% very important??? Ask the spurs, who have won multiple ships leading the league in past years in this stat. Your buddy mp will want to help u with this answer. You two seem to have bonded. lol

  • mplakers

    idot ab4sure

    ohhhhh so now you admit, once again, that I AM NOT DINGLEBERRY, lol..you claim alot of things that turn out be frequently wrong.

    man i have to keep saying “once again” with you.

    verbally spanked AGAIN donkeyboy—-eeehaw!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • mplakers

    ab4sure
    Jan 9th, 2008 at 12:12 am
    DingleBerry on January 8, 2008 at 8:26 pm said:

    ab4sure does seem like a jacka$$ eeee-haw

    must be another one of those who changes their name and comes back on to try to be someone knew. Your comments will show your colors ding.

  • ab4sure

    mp, calm down. i just said you two bonded. maybe you can answer that question i gave him. he is your buddy.

  • mplakers

    so everytime someone shares the same opinion it means a bonding of some sort….wow…you clearly have no idea how to form relationships you attention starved donkey.

    that says alot. no wonder your adamant about your opinions (as idiotic and one-sided they may be) and always try to demean other people’s opinions. you relate a sharing of opinions as a form of bonding and that is why you can’t stand that other people have valid contradictions to yours…bottom line-you secretly want to “bond” with someone here..that’s why it is important to you that people here must hear and agree with you all the time….

    HOW PATHETIC YOU DONKEY…eeee-haw

  • ab4sure

    mp, you have made a good case for yourself as a total a$$.

  • mplakers

    there’s only one designated a$$ here on the lakers nation donkey boy and that is you. what’s the matter? ran out of material you dumb delusional donkey boy? eeee-haw

  • mplakers

    oh and here’s what popovich will say about your stupid comments about opponent’s fg percentage.

    “what the f–k are you talking about donkey? we’re more concerned with matching up certain players before we start talking numbers like it’s a math class. i’m concerned about whether to double team kobe or whether to put oberto or duncan on bynum? percentages? we don’t need no stinkin percentages? we’d rather watch film so that we can designate better matchups”

    are you getting a clear picture here donkey?–eee-haw

  • ab4sure

    I think the men in white shirts are coming to your door. Don’t worry your relatives can visit you in the asylum.

  • mplakers

    wah wah wah weak

  • LEADERFISH

    [Comment ID #21684 Will Be Quoted Here]

    Arenas is not really a better player then Luol Deng. Deng not only has a greater upside but he provides points and rebounds. Deng is a chemistry guy and doesn’t need the ball always in his hands. The wizards aren’t that much better now without Arenas than with him. Look at their record without him now. Arenas is a marketing phenomena that he has done really well exploiting. Also the lakers would have gotten even more players than Deng and Arenas would have demanded even more money with the lakers. Arenas can opt out. Don’t be fooled by the Arenas hype, he is more of a circus. Plus we want to keep kobe. If he really wanted to go you have to realize cap space would be great for us. Remember the Free Agents coming out in three years. WOW!!!! King James, Wade, and others.. i can’t name them all. Never trade for Arenas, he is a kobe wannabe. He is the sizzle without the steak. I hope you understand what I mean.

    In addition, Deng is younger and hasn’t even reached his potential. He could be a great addition to a potential championship team. And like someone said earlier Arenas shoots only 41%. That is terrible. Deng shoots close to 50%. Plus he gets you rebounds and doesn’t require the ball to reach his scoring average. You have to go with the up and coming. Don’t go for the guy who has reached his plateau and never will help some team win the title.

  • LEADERFISH

    [Comment ID #21692 Will Be Quoted Here]

    that comment before was for MPLAKERS

  • mplakers

    leaderfish,

    here are the four highest fg percentages in the league…biedrins, bynum, howard, chandler.

    and here are the guys that the coach would draw up a game winning shot for instead of those guys.

    baron davis over biedrins, kobe bryant over bynum, rashard lewis over howard, and chris paul over chandler.

    can we stop talking about fg percentages now please? is the point driving through.

    arenas is better than deng in my opinion regardless of percentages.

  • LEADERFISH

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    Those other comparisons are like comparing apples to oranges and so your argument doesn’t hold. We are comparing Arenas to Deng. Deng is a better shooter, rebounder, he is more efficient and is longer. He is a better defender, Arenas doesn’t defend. You bought into the hype of Arenas and don’t understand that Deng is the more complete player.