Originally Posted by nightprowler10
Too much optimism. I mean, I agree our bench might eventually be as good as it was last year when Rose is back, but to say they'll be better than Indiana without Rose is overstating it IMO.
To be fair, it does match up pretty equally. They have All-Star level talent in Granger and Hibbert, and we do in Deng and Noah.
Even without Rose, a Deng-Noah-Boozer lead team is STILL a legit team. Maybe not championship one, but that's FAR from terrible.