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Chase Budinger

27-Year-Old    SF,SG    Phoenix Suns

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

4.1

REB

2.3

AST

1.0

STL

0.5

BLK

0.2

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2015-16 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Budinger developed into a fair three-point bomber with the Rockets to start his career, prompting the Timberwolves to deal a first-round pick for his services after he hit 1.5 per game from deep in the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season. Since landing in Minnesota, though, he'...

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HT: 6' 7"   WT: 209 lbs   DOB: 5/22/1988  College: Arizona   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #44 Overall in 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a contract for the remainder of the 2015-16 season with the Suns in March 2016.

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Budinger had two points (1-1 FG, 0-2 FT), two assists, and one rebound in seven minutes during the Suns' 103-90 loss to the Hawks on Tuesday.

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Chase Budinger NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 21 74 20.2 8.9 3.0 1.2 0.5 0.1 1.2 44.1 77.0 0.6 0.5 2.5 3.4 36.9 3.4 7.6 0.9 1.2
2010-11 22 HOU 78 22.3 9.8 3.6 1.6 0.5 0.2 1.1 42.5 85.5 0.9 0.7 2.9 3.5 32.5 3.6 8.4 1.5 1.8
2011-12 23 HOU 58 22.4 9.6 3.7 1.3 0.5 0.1 1.5 44.2 77.1 0.9 0.7 3.1 3.8 40.2 3.6 8.1 0.9 1.2
2012-13 24 MIN 23 22.1 9.4 3.1 1.1 0.6 0.3 1.1 41.4 76.2 1.0 0.7 2.4 3.5 32.1 3.4 8.3 1.4 1.8
2013-14 25 MIN 41 18.3 6.7 2.5 0.8 0.5 0.0 1.0 39.4 82.1 0.6 0.5 2.0 2.9 35.0 2.4 6.2 0.8 1.0
2014-15 26 MIN 67 19.2 6.8 3.0 1.0 0.7 0.1 0.8 43.3 82.7 0.7 0.5 2.5 2.1 36.4 2.5 5.8 1.0 1.2
2015-16 27 IND 49 14.9 4.4 2.5 1.0 0.6 0.2 0.4 41.8 70.8 0.6 0.6 1.8 1.4 29.0 1.7 4.0 0.7 1.0
2015-16 27 PHO 17 11.8 3.2 1.7 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.2 51.1 62.5 0.8 0.7 1.0 1.0 23.5 1.4 2.6 0.3 0.5
2015-16 27 IND/PHO 66 14.1 4.1 2.3 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.4 43.5 69.6 0.7 0.7 1.6 1.3 27.9 1.6 3.6 0.6 0.8
Preseason Projections 27 IND 68 16.2 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Chase Budinger

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Chase Budinger NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 6 10.8 3.7 1.5 1.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 60.0 50.0 1.2 0.7 0.8 0.7 25.0 1.5 2.5 0.5 1.0
Last 5 Games 5 10.8 3.2 1.4 1.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 58.3 50.0 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.0 1.4 2.4 0.4 0.8
Last 10 Games 10 13.5 3.7 1.8 1.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 50.0 62.5 1.1 1.0 0.8 1.0 20.0 1.5 3.0 0.5 0.8
Last 20 Games 20 11.5 3.0 1.6 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.3 48.1 62.5 0.8 0.6 1.0 1.1 23.8 1.3 2.6 0.3 0.4

 

2015-16 NBA Game Log   Chase Budinger
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Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 13 LAC 16 6 5 2 2 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 1 3 2 0
Apr 11 SAC 10 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Apr 9 @NOP 17 8 1 2 0 0 3 3 5 2 2 0 1 1 0 1
Apr 7 @HOU Did Not Play
Apr 5 @ATL 7 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 1
Apr 3 UTA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Apr 1 WAS 11 6 2 1 0 1 3 2 3 1 2 1 2 0 2 0
Mar 30 @MIL 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Mar 28 @MIN 20 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0
Mar 26 BOS 17 6 4 1 0 0 3 3 5 0 0 0 1 3 1 2
Mar 25 @SAC 24 6 4 3 0 0 0 2 7 2 2 0 2 3 1 3
Mar 23 LAL 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Mar 21 MEM 11 3 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1
Mar 18 @LAL 15 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
Mar 17 @UTA 7 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Mar 14 MIN 8 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
Mar 12 @GSW 12 5 3 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 2 1 2 4
Mar 10 @DEN Did Not Play
Mar 9 NYK 8 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 1
Mar 6 @MEM Did Not Play
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Mar 4 @ORL 12 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 2
Mar 3 @MIA Did Not Play
Mar 1 @CHA Did Not Play
Feb 27 MEM Did Not Play
Feb 25 BKN Did Not Play
Feb 22 @LAC 7 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Feb 21 SAS Did Not Play
Feb 19 HOU 10 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Feb 10 GSW 8 4 2 0 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 1
Feb 8 OKC Did Not Play
Feb 6 UTA Did Not Play
Feb 4 HOU Did Not Play
Feb 2 TOR Did Not Play
Jan 31 @DAL Did Not Play
Jan 29 @NYK Did Not Play
Jan 27 @CLE Did Not Play
Jan 26 @PHI Did Not Play
Jan 23 ATL Did Not Play
Jan 21 SAS Did Not Play
Jan 19 IND 14 2 6 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 4 0 1 2 4 1
Jan 17 @MIN 17 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Jan 15 @BOS 20 4 4 3 1 0 2 1 4 2 3 0 2 0 4 0
Jan 12 @IND 13 6 1 1 1 0 1 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Jan 8 MIA Did Not Play
Jan 6 CHA Did Not Play
Jan 3 @LAL Did Not Play
Jan 2 @SAC Did Not Play
Dec 31 @OKC 14 2 2 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 2
Dec 30 @SAS 11 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 0 0 0 3 2
Dec 28 CLE 14 10 2 0 2 0 0 5 6 0 0 0 1 0 2 1
Dec 26 PHI 16 11 3 1 2 0 2 4 5 2 2 1 1 0 3 1
Dec 23 DEN 14 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 21 @UTA 13 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Dec 20 MIL Did Not Play
Dec 18 NOP 13 8 2 1 0 0 0 3 8 2 2 0 3 2 0 1
Dec 16 @GSW 17 0 5 1 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 2
Dec 14 @DAL 18 5 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 3 4 0 3 0 4 0
Dec 13 MIN Did Not Play
Dec 11 POR 13 1 1 3 1 1 2 0 2 1 2 0 2 0 1 0
Dec 9 ORL Did Not Play
Dec 7 @CHI Did Not Play
Dec 6 @MEM Did Not Play
Dec 4 @WAS Did Not Play
Dec 2 @DET 8 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 1
Dec 1 @BKN Did Not Play
Nov 29 @TOR 11 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Nov 27 GSW 11 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Nov 25 NOP Did Not Play
Nov 23 @SAS Did Not Play
Nov 22 @NOP Did Not Play
Nov 20 @DEN Did Not Play
Nov 18 CHI 31 15 6 1 1 2 1 5 13 4 4 1 4 3 3 2
Nov 16 LAL 18 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 1
Nov 14 DEN Did Not Play
Nov 12 LAC Did Not Play
Nov 8 @OKC 18 5 2 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 2 1 2 1 1 1
Nov 6 DET 15 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 5 0 2 0 1 1
Nov 4 SAC 19 4 4 1 1 0 1 2 6 0 0 0 3 1 3 1
Nov 2 @LAC Did Not Play
Oct 31 @POR 14 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 3 1
Oct 30 POR Did Not Play
Oct 28 DAL 15 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 1
Chase Budinger Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Chase Budinger – Playing Time & Selected Stats

Depth Chart Status   (See Full Depth Chart)

#3 Small Forward
Also Listed As:  #5 Shooting Guard

1.  P.J. Tucker

2.  T.J. Warren

3.  Chase Budinger

4.  Devin Booker

5.  Devin Booker

6.  Devin Booker

7.  Mirza Teletovic

Phoenix Suns

True Shooting Percentage

51.4%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, Chase Budinger has a true shooting percentage of 51.4%.

Projected True Shooting % in 2015-16

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What Is True Shooting Percentage?

True shooting percentage is weighted to account for field goals, three-pointers, and free throws – FG, 3Pt, FT – which provides a measure of a player's efficiency in the whole scope of shooting.

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Chase Budinger NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 21 74 36.0 15.8 5.3 2.1 0.8 0.3 2.2 44.1 77.0 1.2 0.9 4.4 6.0 36.9 6.0 13.6 1.6 2.1
2010-11 22 HOU 78 36.0 15.8 5.8 2.6 0.8 0.4 1.8 42.5 85.5 1.4 1.1 4.7 5.7 32.5 5.8 13.6 2.4 2.9
2011-12 23 HOU 58 36.0 15.5 6.0 2.1 0.8 0.2 2.4 44.2 77.1 1.5 1.1 5.0 6.1 40.2 5.8 13.1 1.5 1.9
2012-13 24 MIN 23 36.0 15.3 5.0 1.8 1.0 0.5 1.8 41.4 76.2 1.6 1.1 4.0 5.7 32.1 5.6 13.5 2.3 3.0
2013-14 25 MIN 41 36.0 13.1 4.9 1.5 0.9 0.1 2.0 39.4 82.1 1.2 0.9 4.0 5.8 35.0 4.8 12.2 1.5 1.9
2014-15 26 MIN 67 36.0 12.8 5.5 1.8 1.2 0.3 1.5 43.3 82.7 1.4 0.9 4.6 4.0 36.4 4.7 10.9 1.9 2.3
2015-16 27 IND 49 36.0 10.7 6.0 2.4 1.4 0.4 1.0 41.8 70.8 1.5 1.5 4.4 3.4 29.0 4.0 9.6 1.7 2.4
2015-16 27 PHO 17 36.0 9.9 5.2 2.7 0.5 0.2 0.7 51.1 62.5 2.3 2.2 3.1 3.1 23.5 4.1 8.1 0.9 1.4
2015-16 27 IND/PHO 66 36.0 10.5 5.8 2.5 1.2 0.4 0.9 43.5 69.6 1.7 1.7 4.1 3.3 27.9 4.0 9.3 1.5 2.2
Preseason Projections 27 IND 68 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Chase Budinger

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Chase Budinger NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 21 74 1493 657 220 88 34 11 92 44.1 77.0 48 38 182 249 36.9 249 565 67 87
2010-11 22 HOU 78 1738 765 281 127 41 18 89 42.5 85.5 67 52 229 274 32.5 279 656 118 138
2011-12 23 HOU 58 1298 558 217 74 29 7 88 44.2 77.1 55 38 179 219 40.2 208 471 54 70
2012-13 24 MIN 23 508 216 71 25 14 7 26 41.4 76.2 23 15 56 81 32.1 79 191 32 42
2013-14 25 MIN 41 751 274 103 31 19 2 42 39.4 82.1 24 19 84 120 35.0 100 254 32 39
2014-15 26 MIN 67 1286 457 198 64 44 10 52 43.3 82.7 49 33 165 143 36.4 169 390 67 81
2015-16 27 IND 49 729 216 121 49 29 9 20 41.8 70.8 31 31 90 69 29.0 81 194 34 48
2015-16 27 PHO 17 200 55 29 15 3 1 4 51.1 62.5 13 12 17 17 23.5 23 45 5 8
2015-16 27 IND/PHO 66 929 271 150 64 32 10 24 43.5 69.6 44 43 107 86 27.9 104 239 39 56
Preseason Projections 27 IND 68 1102 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Chase Budinger

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Chase Budinger NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2009-10 21 74 20.2 54.5 52.2 11.9 6.5 1.8 8.5
2010-11 22 HOU 78 22.3 53.4 49.3 13.9 7.4 1.9 9.8
2011-12 23 HOU 58 22.4 55.6 53.5 11.7 8.7 1.3 9.5
2012-13 24 MIN 23 22.1 51.6 48.2 9.7 8.9 1.1 8.2
2013-14 25 MIN 41 18.3 50.5 47.6 9.5 7.4 1.3 6.0
2014-15 26 MIN 67 19.2 53.7 50.0 11.9 9.1 1.3 7.3
2015-16 27 IND 49 14.9 50.2 46.9 16.6 10.5 1.6 5.4
2015-16 27 PHO 17 11.8 56.7 55.6 19.6 17.0 1.2 3.8
2015-16 27 IND/PHO 66 14.1 51.4 48.5 17.2 11.8 1.5 5.0
Preseason Projections 27 IND 68 16.2 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Chase Budinger

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Chase Budinger: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Budinger will sign a contract with the Suns on Tuesday that will run through the rest of the season, Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic reports.

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Budinger was officially waived by the Pacers on Saturday.

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Budinger will be bought out by the Pacers, Candace Buckner of the Indianapolis Star reports.

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Budinger contributed four points (1-3 FG, 2-2 FT), four rebounds, and one assist in 12 minutes during the Pacers' 96-95 loss against the Hornets on Friday.

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Budinger (coach's decision) didn't play in Saturday's 112-104 win over the Pistons.

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Budinger contributed two points (0-3 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-4 FT) and six rebounds in 14 minutes during the Pacers' 97-94 win versus the Suns on Tuesday.

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Budinger pitched in 11 points (4-5 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), three rebounds, an assist, and a pair of steals over 16 minutes in Saturday's 102-88 victory over the Timberwolves.

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Budinger managed five points and four rebounds off the bench in the Pacers' 106-90 Monday win over the Raptors.

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Budinger moved back to a reserve role in Tuesday's win over the Wizards. He accumulated five points (2-2 FG, 1-1 3Pt), one rebound, one assist, and one steal over his 15 minutes.

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Budinger will start at shooting guard Saturday against the Bucks.

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Budinger returned to the bench Wednesday against the Sixers, but had his best game of the season, scoring 15 points (5-13 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 4-4 FT) to go with six rebounds, two blocks, an assist, and a steal over 31 minutes.

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Budinger will shift back to the bench Wednesday against the 76ers, Tom Moore of Calkins Media reports.

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2015-16

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2014-15

Chase Budinger's two-year stint with the Timberwolves has been plagued by a litany of injuries. In 2013-14, he was limited to 41 games by knee and ankle ailments (after only playing 23 in 2012-13). When he was on the court, the sixth-year forward averaged 6.7 points, 1.0 three-pointers, 2.5 rebounds, 0.8 assists, and 0.5 steals in 18 minutes per game. He hit a career-low 39 percent of his field goals but took nearly half of his shots from three-point range, from which he converted 35 percent of his shots. Budinger also converted 82 percent of his free throws. Offseason reports have had Budinger feeling better than at any time since he left Houston two years ago. While the injuries have robbed the 6-7 forward of some of his athleticism, he could provide some perimeter support for Minnesota in 2014-15. Budinger will likely serve as a backup to Andrew Wiggins, which should be a role he is accustomed to since he has started just 17 percent of his games. Even in limited minutes, Budinger has hit at least 1.0 three-pointer in each of his five seasons. With a bit of luck in the health department, Budinger could be a useful three-point streamer for fantasy owners.

2013-14

Last season Budinger was supposed to add a needed outside shot and veteran savvy from a player experienced with head coach Rick Adelman's system, but he missed 59 games with a torn lateral meniscus. He had a setback before training camp when swelling developed in the same knee and he needed a second surgery. While it was a major operation, only a quarter of his meniscus was removed, which could result in a reduced recovery time compared to last year. If healthy, he's a talented and efficient scorer. He struggled with his three-point shot with the T-Wolves last season at just 32.1 percent, but it was a small sample size (81 attempts) and he hit 44 percent from the floor, 40 percent from three and 77 percent from the line the previous season in Houston. Still, it's possible he misses most or all of the season with his knee injury.

2012-13

After three seasons in Houston, Budinger was shipped to Minnesota, where he will have a chance to earn significant minutes at small forward. He’ll start the season behind Andre Kirilenko on the depth chart, with Derrick Williams and Dante Cunningham also in play, but the Timberwolves saw enough in Budinger to send the 18th overall pick in the draft to Houston in order to get him. Budinger does very little defensively, but he’s a talented and efficient scorer. In just 22.4 minutes per game last season, he averaged 9.6 points and 1.5 three-pointers per game while shooting 44 percent from the floor, 40 percent from three and 77 percent from the line. His per 36-minute numbers come out to 15.5 points and 2.4 three-pointers per game. He will likely give way to Kirilenko as the starter for defensive reasons, but Budinger could easily assume the role of high-volume shooter off the bench. His shooting numbers make him an enticing option late in drafts in deep leagues.

2011-12

Budinger played his way into the Rockets’ starting small forward gig last year, combining underrated athleticism and scoring ability with a sound three-point shot. Things might change with a new head coach, Kevin McHale, in town – there’s a chance that McHale could take a long look at Courtney Lee or Terrence Williams as the team’s primary small forward – but both of those guys are behind Budinger at the moment. Through 22 games as the Rockets’ starting three, Budinger averaged 13.9 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.5 three-pointers, 0.6 steals, 0.3 blocks and 1.1 turnovers in 32 minutes per game. Expect some growth this year if he maintains his starting job.

2010-11

Budinger can score, particularly from long range - he made 93 three-pointers last year despite averaging just 20 mpg. The key for him is Shane Battier's and Kevin Martin's health, and also whether coach Rick Adelman wants to emphasize offense or defense from extended stretches. As it stands, there just aren't too many mintues for Budinger, but should Battier or Martin go down, Budinger could find himself with a bigger role. The acquisition of Courtney Lee complicates the situation, but Budinger can play himself into some minutes as he's potentially one of the league's top long-range gunners.

2009-10

A big guard with a nice outside shot, Budinger had an outstanding Vegas Summer League, shooting 68 percent from the floor and averaging 17.8 points per game. His all around game is still on the raw side, but he could have a significant role if McGrady's not ready, and Barry is dealt.