Originally Posted by JtotheIzzo
First of all he can, Lamar Odom played 5 for long stretches for team USA for crisesake, the international game is not the NBA game. Secondly, the team will be sick with length anyways so your argument is moot.
odom is a decent bit bigger than tristan, hes got 2 inches on him, tristan is small for a power forward. so odom is bigger and only played spot minutes at the 5.
ive watched tristan try to play the 5 many times, and it doesnt work. even if fiba is different, at the very least it will be an issue.