Anthony Davis is Better Than Most Max Players
The NBA is full of bad contracts. Taking risks on players who could pan out to be your franchise star is something we see work out all too often. But sometimes, it doesn’t work out (as the Brooklyn Nets have seen the past couple of years) and that leaves some players getting paid that don’t necessarily deserve these max deals.
Like I said, if Joe Johnson deserves a max deal, Anthony Davis definitely does. The Nets took a risk on a guy who they thought could make them a legitimate title contender. Unfortunately for the Nets, he turned out to produce a little bit under what was expected of him. So Brooklyn is stuck with this huge deal and a mediocre shooting guard.
I highly doubt that this will be the case for Anthony Davis. Not only is he young, so he has room to improve, but also is producing more than Joe Johnson ever did. All I’m saying is that if Joe Johnson caliber players are getting contracts that doesn’t reflect how they did, there is no reason why Anthony Davis shouldn’t get a max deal.
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