Originally Posted by Shepseskaf
No it isn't. No one questions that Wall at least has the athleticism to play in the league. With Rubio that's a major question mark.
Can Rubio even stay in front of an average starting point guard? How badly will he get abused on a nightly basis?
Wall has far fewer up-front negatives than Rubio, imo.
Spanish ACB League Defensive Player of the Year: (2009)
So can you remind me how many international superstars rely on athleticism what so ever? It's not a focus overseas. They polish their offensive games they don't just try to dunk on people