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It appears likely that Delfino will get the starting job over the older Maggette, who was brought in via trade this off-season.
Offensively, Maggette is definitely the better option. The former Duke Blue Devil averaged 19.8 points per contest as a member of the Warriors, starting in 49 of the 70 games he participated in. Maggette's uncanny ability to get to the basket also allows him to draw a considerable number of fouls. As a career 82% FT shooter, Maggette's scoring chances rarely go to waste.
Delfino, on the other hand, is a much less skilled offensive player, averaging only 11.0 points as the starter last season. His lack of aggressiveness is definitely a cause for concern. He has never averaged more than two FT's per 36 minutes, a sharp contrast from Maggette's, "I'm going to get to the line or else" style of play.
On the defensive end however, Delfino is certainly the much stronger player. The Argentinian's ability to fight through screens and lock down players one-on-one could prove crucial against other Eastern conference foes, most notably the Miami Heat (LeBron), Boston Celtics (Pierce), Orlando Magic (Carter) and Atlanta Hawks (Johnson). Maggette has never been known for his defense.
This job comes down to need. The Bucks already have a cast of solid scorers in Brandon Jennings, Andrew Bogut and John Salmons, so adding an extra scorer into the team's primary lineup may only create role inconsistency and confusion. Considering the competition in the Eastern Conference, the small forward spot should be a defensive ace, but an offensive role-player. Think a less brutal version of Bruce Bowen. Delfino fits that role to a tee.
Expect Delfino to maintain the starting job, but Maggette should still garner considerable minutes, especially when the team is in a scoring slump.