i still don't think he gets enough playing time. i like marco a lot, he is one of the Warriors on ball defenders. Also, like you said he has improved his ball handling skills a lot, he could run the point and wing which would be deadly with his jumper.
Say Goodbye to Marco ! What was your GM thinking ?
"Hmmmm, Deavan George sounds like a good trade...plus I get to contribute to the Raptors plan to be the only NBA team that will put 5 white guys on the floor at the same time...I kinda want to see that!" Probably somthing like that...
This team should of been built around the young guys with Belinelli and Randolph being the two main guys. Jax and Maggette should even be considered in the long term plans and neither should Ellis or the d-league stars like Morrow or Azubuike.
Marco has more basketball skills than Ellis. He's a better ball handler, passer, defender and shooter. He's also a year younger than Ellis which makes it really puzzling. Why give up on a 23 year old who is entering his 3rd season in the league? The guy was only making $1.5M a year so it has no financial reasons why they would trade him. Writers are basically calling the Warriors idiots for making this trade and I don't disagree with them.
This is a trade that is going to come back and bite them on the rear when Belinelli goes for 20 points, 5 assists and 5 rebounds next season.