I'd give them hendo, Gordon and a Portland's pick for Barnes. Offensively him and mkg will coexist and mkg is a versatile enough defender to guard any perimeter player so no problem on that end either. Do not give up on mkg!!!!! He isn't ever going to be mj but he could be someone's pippen, don't give that away.
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I'm not trying to be too hard on him, I just don't think we should've ever taken him with the #2 and I don't ever see his shot improving enough to be consistent from anywhere on the court... Unless it's a layup or a dunk, he has to feel like the luckiest man in the NBA when it goes in.
Some guys have hitches in their shots - Reggie Miller, Larry Bird, Michael Redd, Ben Gordon, Jason Terry, etc., but all of those guys were able to shoot and score. MKG's hitch is 100x worse than any of those guys because it's not fluid. I think the difference is, with all those examples, once the ball was moving forward (the actual pushing of the ball towards the goal, rather than the windup), it didn't stop. MKG's hitch is so abrupt it just destroys all rhythm and because of that, I don't think it can ever be fixed. He's already been with Mark Price since the start of the offseason, and to this point, we've seen zero improvement.
His ability to finish at the rim is AMAZING. His defensive abilities and rebounding for his position are off the charts. BUT, without a shot, he will not ever come anywhere near Pippen. And I just don't see him changing his shot.
I like your idea though. I'd rather hold onto MKG if it is between he and Hendo.