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Rondo's poor shooting makes him a liability in an off-ball role, and while Holiday is better suited to play in the 2-spot, he has still been below average as a catch-and-shoot jump shooter according to Sport VU data.
Plus, moving Holiday from defending point guards to trailing shooting guards neutralizes much of his defensive value.
And rookie performance in summer league has been nowhere near as good of a predictor as the first-year projections I compile throughout the draft process (.30 correlation). but not nearly as much as everything we know going in." - Dan Ambrosio In the past three years, I've kept a record of which day of free agency each contract is agreed to (not necessarily signed because of the moratorium) so as to answer this question.Since I've got only a couple of seasons, we can't necessarily evaluate the entire contract, but we can look at how the value compared in the first season.Rim protection is much more important for centers, whereas power forwards have to be more mobile to defend stretch-4s on the perimeter.Stevens has been blessed with interchangeable big men in Al Horford and Amir Johnson, allowing him to choose matchups based on the strengths and weaknesses of the opposing frontcourt.