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On MS, do you really think he could play the 2? I have a several concerns on this:

1) His jump shot. Not very good.

2) Can he defend bigger wing players? He may be forced to give up 4-5″ inches to guys on the wing. I’m not concerned about quickness there, but I am concerned about him getting posted up and dominated on the block by bigger guards.

3) Rebounding from the 2 spot. We are already a team that cannot rebound. If you put what is essentially 2 PG’s on the floor for extended minutes, you are really forcing your other 3 players to do all of the rebounding. Our bigs aren’t tenacious rebounders and they need all of the help they can get.

4) If those two are at 1 and 2, where are you going to find minutes for two of your players who got major minutes this season, namely CS and AP. If you play KR at 1, with MS at 2, you are then going to have CS and AP, guard 3’s and again weaken your already thin front line.

I just don’t like a lot of those scenarios. It will come down to matchups, probably each night. I would be in favor of putting those 2 on the floor if you plan to press, push tempo and guard 94 feet. But, in half court sets, it may be difficult with the make up of this team.

I think at this point, KR and MS are splitting 40 minutes at the point. Maybe 25/15 in favor of the starter.

CS has to get at least 25 minutes on the floor at the 2.

AP looks to get similar minutes, unless his role is diminished.

There is going to be a real logjam for minutes in the backcourt, especially considering that we are carrying potentially 5 PG’s on the roster.