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  Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Not Quite Like Sergio
By Luis FernŠndez

Jonathan href=/profile//> Givony href=/profile//> surprised href=/profile//> us href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> few href=/profile//> days href=/profile//> ago href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> report href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> not href=/profile//> only href=/profile//> would href=/profile//> Spanish href=/profile//> point href=/profile//> guard href=/profile//> Sergio href=/profile//> RodrŪguez href=/profile//> enter href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> name href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> draft, href=/profile//> but href=/profile//> particularly href=/profile//> that, href=/profile//> always href=/profile//> according href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> American href=/profile//> agent, href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> really href=/profile//> wants href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> come href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> NBA.

You href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> wonder href=/profile//> whether href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> classic href=/profile//> agent href=/profile//> speech href=/profile//> or, href=/profile//> are href=/profile//> those href=/profile//> words href=/profile//> really href=/profile//> true? href=/profile//> The href=/profile//> thing href=/profile//> is; href=/profile//> it href=/profile//> doesnít href=/profile//> sound href=/profile//> quite href=/profile//> like href=/profile//> Sergio.

Weíve href=/profile//> been href=/profile//> frequently href=/profile//> told href=/profile//> by href=/profile//> very href=/profile//> credible href=/profile//> sources href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> heís href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> smart href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> humble href=/profile//> guy href=/profile//> who href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> aware href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> place href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> situation href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> basketball href=/profile//> world href=/profile//> right href=/profile//> now. href=/profile//> Itís href=/profile//> hard href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> believe href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> Sergio href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> thinking href=/profile//> about href=/profile//> playing href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> NBA href=/profile//> right href=/profile//> away href=/profile//> when href=/profile//> itís href=/profile//> obvious href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> heís href=/profile//> not href=/profile//> ready.

Much href=/profile//> like href=/profile//> what href=/profile//> usually href=/profile//> happens href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> second-year href=/profile//> players href=/profile//> after href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> successful href=/profile//> debut, href=/profile//> Sergio href=/profile//> has href=/profile//> been href=/profile//> struggling href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Spanish href=/profile//> ACB href=/profile//> League href=/profile//> during href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> season href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> has href=/profile//> also href=/profile//> been href=/profile//> rather href=/profile//> difficult href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> team. href=/profile//> Only href=/profile//> recently href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> game href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> starting href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> return href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> its href=/profile//> old href=/profile//> self. href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> looks href=/profile//> really href=/profile//> focused href=/profile//> lately, href=/profile//> more href=/profile//> comfortable href=/profile//> running href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> offense, href=/profile//> involving href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> teammates href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> game href=/profile//> flow.

However, href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> game href=/profile//> still href=/profile//> draws href=/profile//> serious href=/profile//> concerns href=/profile//> when href=/profile//> thinking href=/profile//> about href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> short-term href=/profile//> future href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> NBA. href=/profile//> Despite href=/profile//> having href=/profile//> improved href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> defense href=/profile//> lately, href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> still href=/profile//> would href=/profile//> get href=/profile//> burned href=/profile//> by href=/profile//> most href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> rivals. href=/profile//> The href=/profile//> worst href=/profile//> part href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> would href=/profile//> suffer href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> make href=/profile//> up href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> it href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> offensive href=/profile//> end.

Sergio href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> noticeably href=/profile//> struggling href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> shot. href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> will href=/profile//> eventually href=/profile//> become href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> decent href=/profile//> shooter, href=/profile//> even href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> nice href=/profile//> one, href=/profile//> but href=/profile//> right href=/profile//> now href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> has href=/profile//> little href=/profile//> confidence href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> shows href=/profile//> poor href=/profile//> accuracy. href=/profile//> The href=/profile//> rivals href=/profile//> are href=/profile//> taking href=/profile//> notice href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> give href=/profile//> him href=/profile//> space href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> better href=/profile//> defend href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> slashing href=/profile//> attempts.

Letís href=/profile//> picture href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> very href=/profile//> young href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> still href=/profile//> immature href=/profile//> point href=/profile//> guard href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> NBA href=/profile//> world, href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> guy href=/profile//> who href=/profile//> wouldnít href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> allowed href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> play href=/profile//> freely, href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> shoulder href=/profile//> most href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> teamís href=/profile//> offensive href=/profile//> game href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> take href=/profile//> risks href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> Sergio href=/profile//> likes. href=/profile//> On href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> contrary, href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> would href=/profile//> likely href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> asked href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> give href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> ball href=/profile//> up href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> star(s) href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> team, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> also href=/profile//> make href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> shots href=/profile//> whenever href=/profile//> heís href=/profile//> open href=/profile//> (thatís href=/profile//> unless href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> plays href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> lousy href=/profile//> team). href=/profile//> Considering href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> style href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> play href=/profile//> right href=/profile//> now, href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> would href=/profile//> become href=/profile//> rather href=/profile//> useless href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> situation href=/profile//> like href=/profile//> this. href=/profile//> Still href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> could href=/profile//> make href=/profile//> good href=/profile//> use href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> slashing href=/profile//> abilities href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> up-tempo href=/profile//> style, href=/profile//> perhaps href=/profile//> better href=/profile//> suited href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> NBA href=/profile//> than href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> international href=/profile//> ball, href=/profile//> but href=/profile//> considering href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> defensive href=/profile//> shortcomings, href=/profile//> itís href=/profile//> doubtful href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> could href=/profile//> stay href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> court href=/profile//> longer.

Furthermore, href=/profile//> no href=/profile//> European href=/profile//> guard href=/profile//> (besides href=/profile//> Tony href=/profile//> Parker href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> significant href=/profile//> American href=/profile//> roots) href=/profile//> under href=/profile//> 6-6 href=/profile//> has href=/profile//> succeeded href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> NBA href=/profile//> since... href=/profile//> Drazen href=/profile//> Petrovic. href=/profile//> Sergio href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> precisely href=/profile//> meant href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> different href=/profile//> player, href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> special href=/profile//> guy href=/profile//> able href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> break href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> rules, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> since href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> might href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> able href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> indeed href=/profile//> break href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> pattern, href=/profile//> why href=/profile//> not? href=/profile//> Itís href=/profile//> just href=/profile//> that, href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> add href=/profile//> more href=/profile//> fuel href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> an href=/profile//> already href=/profile//> questionable href=/profile//> hypothetical href=/profile//> NBA href=/profile//> short-term href=/profile//> future, href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> odds href=/profile//> are href=/profile//> against href=/profile//> him href=/profile//> also href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> department.

Sergioís href=/profile//> current href=/profile//> draft href=/profile//> stock href=/profile//> probably href=/profile//> rests href=/profile//> somewhere href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> late href=/profile//> first href=/profile//> round. href=/profile//> A href=/profile//> team href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> love href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> him href=/profile//> could href=/profile//> take href=/profile//> him href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> high href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> teens, href=/profile//> but href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> possibility href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> slipping href=/profile//> out href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> first href=/profile//> round href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> real href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> well. href=/profile//> It href=/profile//> wonít href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> easy href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> get href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> first-round href=/profile//> commitment href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> agent href=/profile//> claims href=/profile//> necessary href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> stay href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> draft. href=/profile//> It href=/profile//> would href=/profile//> probably href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> best. href=/profile//> Sergio href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> an href=/profile//> excellent href=/profile//> situation href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> Estudiantes, href=/profile//> being href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> starting href=/profile//> point href=/profile//> guard href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> fairly href=/profile//> strong href=/profile//> team, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> we href=/profile//> envision href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> very href=/profile//> strong href=/profile//> third href=/profile//> season href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> him href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> ACB href=/profile//> League href=/profile//> next href=/profile//> year.


 
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