Delonte WestÆs recent arrest and probable multi-game suspension should worry the Cavaliers as it shows how fragile their starting back-court is.á While Cleveland has two other point guards on their roster, Mo Williams and Daniel Gibson, neither of them serve the many roles that West fills.
Williams and Gibson are not traditional point guards- and are much more comfortable taking shots- rather than distributing the basketball. However, if each isnÆt hitting their shot, they serve little purpose on the court as they are not known for their defensive or ball-handling skills.
On the other hand, West can help the Cavs in many ways. He has quickly turned into one of the top defenders in the game. Coach Brown always unleashes him on the opposing team's top guard, and Delonte consistent ...
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Article written by Patrick Nobbe