Originally Posted by franchize
Play the people that give us the best chance to win meaningful games. Stop letting the crowd dictate who you play. With Mike, Lin could be stinkin it up and he'd still get in 38 minutes. Also, remember it took the crowd chanting "We want Shumpert" to get him any playing time and eventually overtake Douglas' job.
If that was the case Carmelo Anthony should have been benched a longggg time ago. Shumpert is vastly overrated on this board. He plays good defense and is athletic but besides that he really doesn't do much, poor shooter, poor shot selection, not a PG, etc..