Six Reasons Dallas Should Max Out Harrison Barnes
6.) The Unknown Factor
During James Harden‘s third year in the league, he was the 6th man in Oklahoma City on a finals team featuring Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Averaging over 30 minutes a game, Harden was hanging in the distance waiting for his time to shine, then Houston called and the rest was history.
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Now I’m not saying Harrison Barnes will be Harden by no means, but you never know what Barnes could be outside of Curry, Thompson, and Green. Make Barnes one of the top 2-3 options on the team and suddenly you might see a different Harrison Barnes.
It’s the unknown factor of the potential player that Harrison Barnes could be.
Get him out of the shadows of three of the top 15 players in the league and is he an all-star? Could he average over 20 points a game?
You simply don’t know, but with the current situation in Dallas, you have to take the chance.
Dallas’ main goal over last year and this year is to remain competitive while getting younger at the same time. A hard task to pull off, but Barnes would fit the mold exactly.
I’m a Harrison “Black Falcon” Barnes fan. Have been since his Tar Heel days and still am now. I just hope that somehow Golden State decides against matching the offer sheet, even though it looks unlikely.