(I know this will be obvious/old ground/boring to some, appreciate that, only want to highlight the kind of impact Tyreke had in this game)
Well I'm re-watching the Pacer game and it's clear to me, as many have said, Tyreke needs to be the point guard of this team, or at least be the primary ball handler.
I've only looked at the first quarter but every time Tyreke has the ball, something good happens, or something good could potentially happen.
The only caveat is, yep, he still needs to improve his decision making, but with time on the ball he can easily become a elite guard no question.
** He's our best P&R option by a mile, his dribble commands so much respect he gets great separation.
P&R with cuz... He can dish to MT for a wide open 3, a reverse to cuz or drive the lane and swing. He actually manages to get a layup on this play. Unbelievable.
Here, look at the respect the pacers pay his driving ability. MT is wide open for a three or over the top to JJ sadly he turns it over driving into traffic
in transition he's able to use his speed to get all the way into the lane but again, makes the wrong decision missing a wide open MT instead dropping it off to cuz who fumbles it.
His length in the post draws a double, but again he misses MT wide open and dishes to JT who bricks it.
When we space it correctly he gets to the hoop without even breaking a sweat.
here he just blows by Hibbert (?) gets all the way to the hoop but instead of laying it in trys a drop off pass to cuz, thats fumbled.
add to all this that his two man game with Cuz is fantastic. Well, i have no idea why he's not our primary ball handler.
remember this is just the first quarter
All these niggles are solved by getting him in a film room and giving him the ball on the court... please give him the ball!