I'm sure Howard liked SVG at first too. AD is hungry and wants to win. He's in year two and is still has a ton of personal goals that he can focus on.
Plus your shooting stroke is usually not dependent on age as much as other things. Look at Ray Allen, still doing his thing and having an impact. I could
The main reason why there is parity in the NFL is their short season. Limit the NBA season to 16 games plus 3 playoff games and you have parity as well.
Yeah, I would take AD and Reke without even thinking twice over any of those combos. For those who love PER, Gay and Cousins are actually third behind
That's why it's so good, Reke can drive with confidence to the rim knowing if he miss AD will be there to clean up or get the rebound. AD knows when reke
Off the top of my head of those you didn't mention:
Are they really much of a combo? Don't get me wrong, they seem to play quite well off of each other, but none of it seems even remotely planned other
They aren't up there with those guys yet IMO. They have the potential to be right up there and even better tho. Let's see how it unfolds in the next 2-3