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Coming off of some valuable experience gained during the FIBA World Championships and a HUGE new contract, Rudy Guy is ready to get this team over the hump.
These guys are young, hungry, and loaded with talent. We saw a glimpse of what they were capable of last season when they exploded on their win streak. This team is returning mostly intact and with one more year of experience. OJ Mayo looks to come back to form, Zach Randolph is starting to mature, and Mike Conley seeks to prove his high selection in the Draft a few years back.
Doesn't this starting lineup seem pretty scary to you?
PG- Mike Conley
SG- OJ Mayo
SF- Rudy Gay
PF- Zach Randolph
C- Marc Gasol
Key bench players- Tony Allen, Demarre Carroll, Sam Young, Darrell Arthur, Greives Vasquez, Xavier Henry, Hasheem Thabeet
They also possess their number two pick, Hasheem Thabeet, who has yet to prove anything. He still is a pretty massive project, but may be able to contribute even more next season.
All-in-all, this team is very well put together, seem to have great chemistry, and could find themselves in the thick of the playoff race next season.