I was curious how DBB readers felt about the place of Bynum vs. Stuckey on the Pistons.
There are a lot of variables at play here, is Stuckey a combo guard, who has more value as a trade asset, what does the rest of the roster look like, how much value does each provide in the short and long term with their contracts. I tried to make a poll question that would avoid all of the above questions and simply asked who is the better basketball player.
I think it's easier to build a team that wins with Bynum as your PG than with Stuckey as a combo guard so I'm voting for Bynum in the poll. I think Stuckey has been given a ton of opportunity in Detroit and shown only less development than the faith shown in him. I don't think you win championships with players like that. If your players aren't surprising you with their growth, I'm not sure you want them on the team.
Compare the amount of faith shown Stuckey vs. Arron Afflalo or Amir and Delfino and then look at the returns. Maybe Stuckey is better than I think but his tenure with the team has been one big downslide. If he doesn't have one good game in Orlando a million years ago after CB had his leg hooked by Jameer Nelson I'm not sure the last few years of Detroit Basketball are the pit of suck we've all come to know and loathe.
Vote and leave an explanation for your vote in the comments if you so desire.
Who is a better basketball player?
Rodney Stuckey (110 votes)
Will Bynum (78 votes)
188 total votes