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If we keep Hendo, then maybe only the 5, but even then, we need to see what Biz can do.  It's too early to upgrade most of those guys.  I'd say maybe Pekovic over Biz because I sometimes see Biz as a more off the bench high energy defensive guy.  But I'd say mostly go with that roster and see how MKG does after another year and see how Biz is after working with Ewing and getting another year to develop.

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I think "Bobcats" fans on this site sometimes watch other teams more than they are watching the Bobcats (Dallas for example). Hendo has been good on a terrible team, pair him with respectable people not named Kemba and he'll be good to go. You're right stats aren't always the end all, but when everything points to Hendo stat wise, and when Hendo's defense is much better, and when Hendo actually wants to play here.......

Jeff Taylor is a bench player, not a starter, that's why he was a 2nd rounder, I like him, but he can't replace Hendo, and MKG plays SF.


Taylor being a 2nd rounder does not mean he can't play. He had a very good career at Vandy and showed some promise last year as a rookie. Taylor may not be as athletic as Hendo but he has the potential to be a better player than Hendo, seriously. And, I'm sure our fans doesn't watch other teams more than the Cats. That's insane.

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Taylor being a 2nd rounder does not mean he can't play. He had a very good career at Vandy and showed some promise last year as a rookie. Taylor may not be as athletic as Hendo but he has the potential to be a better player than Hendo, seriously. And, I'm sure our fans doesn't watch other teams more than the Cats. That's insane.

 

I doubt that, considering we get a name change and all of a sudden we have lurkers posting with 200 posts wanting a new toy and not knowing anything about Henderson.  Taylor most likely won't be better than Hendo, he can be a decent player though.  Bringing up Taylor though reminds me of another plus to Henderson, the fact he can play SF also if we need him to and bring that defense.  

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I doubt that, considering we get a name change and all of a sudden we have lurkers posting with 200 posts wanting a new toy and not knowing anything about Henderson.  Taylor most likely won't be better than Hendo, he can be a decent player though.  Bringing up Taylor though reminds me of another plus to Henderson, the fact he can play SF also if we need him to and bring that defense.  

 

Considering I almost have 200 posts, I can take it you are referring to me. Ask me what you want to know about Hendo. I have been to Bobcat games and could have cared less about the name change. I would support them no matter the name. 

 

Now since you and I have a difference in opinions about the directions of the team that is fine and I will enjoy debating on it. My lack of posts mean nothing about lack of knowledge. 

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I doubt that, considering we get a name change and all of a sudden we have lurkers posting with 200 posts wanting a new toy and not knowing anything about Henderson. Taylor most likely won't be better than Hendo, he can be a decent player though. Bringing up Taylor though reminds me of another plus to Henderson, the fact he can play SF also if we need him to and bring that defense.

I also like to have some fun with the 200 post new posters on here, but in no means does that justify that they haven't been bobcats fans till now. Gotta remember that a lot of guys come on here to read news instead of posting and others like me in the past have follow for a long while before registering an acct. Theres thousands of fans who probably doesn't even know about this forum. Many others are also on the "Bobcats" forum. This is actually the small, I mean small group of cats fans here.

But, Hendo is a guy who's not going to hurt us if we lose him. He's just another guy on the team; a role player. Taylor is more a SF, but he has the ability to slide to the 2 position.

Adding a guy like Mayo would helps Kemba, MKG, and Zeller. Kemba has someone to kick the ball out to and defenders are going to stay honest with Mayo leaving Zeller one on one. Mayo and MKG goes well more so than Hendo who's pretty much another similar guy to MKG.

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Taylor being a 2nd rounder does not mean he can't play. He had a very good career at Vandy and showed some promise last year as a rookie. Taylor may not be as athletic as Hendo but he has the potential to be a better player than Hendo, seriously. And, I'm sure our fans doesn't watch other teams more than the Cats. That's insane.

 

Eh, I don't see Taylor being anything more than an athletic 3 and D player. Nothing wrong with that and every team needs em, but that's his peak imo. He will never be able to create his own offense that way Hendo is capable of, although he could become a better defensive player.

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Eh, I don't see Taylor being anything more than an athletic 3 and D player. Nothing wrong with that and every team needs em, but that's his peak imo. He will never be able to create his own offense that way Hendo is capable of, although he could become a better defensive player.

Taylor was a better offensive player coming out than Hendo was, and he has a pretty good 3point range. Hendo's offensive game wasn't so good and he managed to improve his jumper. So, i dont get what you mean, especially when Taylor is the better shooter.

And, I didn't mean to make it sound like Taylor should make a switch to the 2. More so that he'll be able to play the 2 on situation.

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Taylor was a better offensive player coming out than Hendo was, and he has a pretty good 3point range. Hendo's offensive game wasn't so good and he managed to improve his jumper. So, i dont get what you mean, especially when Taylor is the better shooter.

And, I didn't mean to make it sound like Taylor should make a switch to the 2. More so that he'll be able to play the 2 on situation.

 

What I mean is that Taylor isn't able to create his own shot and has always been best as a spot up shooter. Henderson has always been able to create his own shot. Don't get me wrong, I really like Taylor, but he is a spot up shooter, a 3 and D player at this juncture, and the chances that he will be able to create his own shot consistently in the future is quite low. Honestly the main reason why he was drafted in the 2nd round is because he is a 3 and D player. He is really athletic, can throw down nasty dunks, play great defense, and shoot well from three... but there is a catch... he is strictly a spot up shooter. Otherwise, if he were everything that I listed, plus able to create his own shot then he would've been a top pick. He's just always been considered a 3 and D player. Really, nothing wrong with that.

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What I mean is that Taylor isn't able to create his own shot and has always been best as a spot up shooter. Henderson has always been able to create his own shot. Don't get me wrong, I really like Taylor, but he is a spot up shooter, a 3 and D player at this juncture, and the chances that he will be able to create his own shot consistently in the future is quite low. Honestly the main reason why he was drafted in the 2nd round is because he is a 3 and D player. He is really athletic, can throw down nasty dunks, play great defense, and shoot well from three... but there is a catch... he is strictly a spot up shooter. Otherwise, if he were everything that I listed, plus able to create his own shot then he would've been a top pick. He's just always been considered a 3 and D player. Really, nothing wrong with that.


I agree.
But that sounds like a good 6th man off the bench. Sounds almost like the guy on the Spurs team that many people were drooling over (Danny Green). Not saying he's as deadly a 3point shooter as Green but eventually could be somewhat similar. IMO, both Hendo and Taylor are role player and better 6th man off the bench. I just have no problem replacing Hendo with Taylor. There's little to lose. It's not like we're trying to replace Harden.

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I agree.
But that sounds like a good 6th man off the bench. Sounds almost like the guy on the Spurs team that many people were drooling over (Danny Green). Not saying he's as deadly a 3point shooter as Green but eventually could be somewhat similar. IMO, both Hendo and Taylor are role player and better 6th man off the bench. I just have no problem replacing Hendo with Taylor. There's little to lose. It's not like we're trying to replace Harden.

 

Yeah Taylor will be really good one day. The thing about Hendo is that we don't know exactly what he is capable of right now. From what we've seen he'd be a good 6th man off the bench, but in the 2nd half of last season he showed that he is capable of being an 18-20 ppg scorer on good efficiency. I'd love to sign him for 4 years and 28 million or so, and if he averages 18+ ppg for us then gg. If not, then we have a top notch 6th man. The plan with Hendo is a little fuzzy right now since we'd all like to get Wiggins to play SG for us, but either way I want to keep our talent, and if Hendo resigns on a reasonable contract then we absolutely should get him. Probably the main reason why I'd prefer him over someone like Mayo is because for one, Hendo is definitely the better all around player... stats show it, and the eye test shows it. Mayo is capable of filling it up from 3, but he is strictly a spot up shooter. He can occasionally create off the dribble, but it's not his game, and not something that he is really comfortable doing. Hendo on the other hand provides scoring (creating his own offense via ISO, PnR, and Post), and defense. The main thing Hendo needs to work on is his spot up shooting, because playing with a guard like Kemba can get you a couple of easy threes a game and if he can start really knocking them down then that would help out the offense a good bit. 

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Bonnell just reported that Mayo is not currently being pursued by the BuzzCats... What does this mean? He's our backup plan.

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Fixing problems at positions we're set at (PG and SG) gets the team nowhere. The biggest needs right now are a starting center, backup small forward, reserve shooting guard and backup power forward. 

 

Taylor isn't bad, but there's a spot where we conceivably could upgrade.

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