Originally Posted by cangoods
I am tired of it being commonly said curry is a poor defender. He is a poor help defender but not a poor defender. You dont have to double his man often, and he doesnt create alot of fouls. He stays in front of his man. That is like saying a guard is a bad defensive player because they dont get steals. He is not a shot blocker, and may never be one. BUt i have seen games where collins does what he does and gets called a great defender. Collins doesnt block shots either.
The only diffference is that the nets dont get hurt on offense if collins fouls out.
The thing that seperates Jason Collins and Eddy Curry defensively is that Collins moves around, he always has his hands up and he's active. Curry on the other hand, puts his hands up and just stays there. If he was as agressive on the defensive end as he is on offense, we'd be a really good team. Jason Collins just flat out stinks though, but don't say this to Nets fans. They are in denial. Nets fans can have a starting lineup of
and they still would'nt complain! Loyalty pays off... right???