How about Bruce Bowen

Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by KGREG, Jul 30, 2009.

  1. BillLaimbeer

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    It depends on who you got in return for Prince. The Pistons currently have a logjam as SG. Adding Bowen would create a second logjam, this one at SF. Joe D still has some work to do to give the roster more balance.
     
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    "Just say NO to Bowen " Gotta go with the kids we've built a young athletic team for a reason ,let them grow together. :thumb[1]:
     
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    agreed...
     
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    Summers is probably better than Bowen right now. Bowen's lost his foot speed, not a factor on D anymore.
     
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    Bowen's value is that he has the book on many of the elite players in the league. Unlike Curry, he was a Class A defensive player, who did really play the game above the neck.

    I'd be down with signing him just because he is a consummate professional and the sort of guy our young fellas could learn from. The sort of character reserve who can help out a rookie coach through leading by example.
     
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    It would be fine and dandy if Pistons had that spot available. The roster may look like this:

    Stuckey
    Gordon
    Hamilton
    Bynum
    Washington (?)
    Prince
    Daye
    Summers
    Jerebko
    Maxiell
    Brown
    Wilcox
    Villanueva

    That's 13 players. Unless he agrees to sit in the suit and just practice, it will be tough to fit him in.
     
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    If we did not just draft a backup SF with the 15th pick then I would say yes but we did so I say no.
     
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    stick with the young guns... and develop them
     
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    I've always valued Bowen as being a hard worker, but a consummate professional? I dont know about that one. Seems like a whiny lil baby to me, and I've seen him take some cheap shots in his day as well.
     
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    Dude! Seriously?.......SERIOUSLY!!!! Whatever.

    Exact-a-mondo!!!!

    Reasonable and rational, I can buy that argument

    That's what his value is! If we just used him as a practice player it would make Rip, Tay, Gordon, and Daye a helluva lot better. I'd sign him on THAT ALONE!!!
     
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    ...woulda been nice about 4 years ago.
    now? no.
     
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    Bowen's symmetrical head would aptly fill the cerebral magnitudal gap created after Chauncey's departure. I'm game.
     
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    Bowen has been getting by on his reputation for a while now. No one will notice or care that he's physically unable to guard most of the leagues SF's and simply has to resort to craftiness in Milwaukee. Let it end that way.
     
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    Bowen has now retired after being cut from Milwaukee.

    Maybe sign him up for our last spot? Situational defender at the SG position when we know BG and Rip can't make that game saving stop.
     
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    He just retired. He does not want to play basketball anymore.
     
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    Didn't realize he was 38 years old??? He should have retired last year....in fact Lindsey Hunter will be 39 in December...is he hanging up his jock strap too?
     
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    ... unless it is for a contender like the 2009-2010 Detroit Pistons.

    Brett Favre retired and it didn't mean that he had lost interest in football. Maybe Bruce just wants some attention.
     
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    What was his last salary amount?? Even after being in the league so long, can't imagine he made that much cash and he could love off of it for the next 30 years....unless he invested it well
     
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    Hunter is now the oldest player in the NBA. He'll play just to enjoy that distinction.:obiwan: :faint: :attention :rip:
     

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