Mr Analytic. Are we taking stats from early in the season when we gave a ISH again?? Go get your TI 1000 and calculate what its been like 10 games before the all star game or the last 75% or the season until now. I say this because this is who we really are. We can argue all we want, justify all we want and make all the excuses in the world. The reality is adding 2 good players would not put this team into the playoffs. Folks are acting like we are not last in the West with one of the worst records ever. We can split hairs and poke holes in post all day but the reality is this thing is a mess. By the way if we lost every other game by 15 while losing the other by 1 that would be an avg of 7 correct?? That's cool with you?? The statement that sparked this was Middleton and Drummond would make us a playoff team by the way
Who knows what we could / would have been with other players. Just so there is no confusion I don't think anybody is saying if you put Drummond and Middleton on the Lakers now, with 12 games left, they'd be a playoff team. All season with Middleton healthy, yea it's probable. Since January 1st it's possible but not likely. Since the all star break, nah.
We've had a -9.4 point differential the last 22 games by the way. Through the first 20 games of the season it was -2.95. Who knows the extent to which Drummond and Middleton would have helped us but I guess we'll just have to use the last 22 games as a barometer because it fits your asinine argument. Maybe with studs like Jahlil Okafor, Michael Carter Williams, and Darren Collison (your suggestions) we'd be better. Okafor and Collison for sure would go a long way to alleviate our defensive issues you're always harping on.