I will listen to trades for anyone on my team..anything ?
Last season was the first time in a decade that the Raptors averaged more boards than their opponents and they did it without a dominate rebounder on the team. Rebounding by committee, Ed Davis led the Raptors at 6.6 rebounds per game and Toronto finished the season with the league’s tenth best rebounding differential.
Dallas Mavericks – Missing out on the superstar sweepstakes this summer didn’t help the media perception of the Mavs. Per usual, Dallas isn’t a trendy pick to do much in the stacked Western Conference heading into the season but the talent assembled on this team would beg to differ.
Of course, this is all being blown out of proportion a little, as all O’Neal really said was he feels Andrew Bynum and Brook Lopez are more traditional centers than Howard. Note that O’Neal didn’t say “better.” He just said “more traditional.”
“The only thing that I am having a little bit of trouble with is the physicality of it because there are guys that play my position that are taller than I am and post me up,” Beal said. “So I really have to work at getting stronger and competing down in the post, but mentally, I will be fine. It’s early for me, but I am not using being a rookie as an excuse, that’s not an excuse I like to use.”