My Jazz team is designed to compete as Mitchell grows into his game. We believe in doubling down -- that he and Beal can be one of the most dynamic and athletic guard combos in the game. They can both shoot, drive, defend, and pass. We may have some offensive struggles as they develop their passing more, but long-term, we believe this team can be elite. Ingles distributing abilities will help us as well.
We wanted to fill out our roster with veterans who may have some room to grow. We plan to play two big men together most of the time, but we have a lot of flexibility as well. We think both Dieng and Zeller have room to grow as players, and we think both can stretch the floor out to the 3 point line with more reps. Williams can play some 4 as well -- he is the best 3 point shooter at the 4 this year. Mahinmi and Udoh will be good rotation players for us to defend on the perimeter and inside.
We are also really excited about the long-term potential of Justin Patton and his growth next to two dynamic guards.
Ultimately, it was rebuild time for us. We think we can compete in the playoffs with this team and we are excited to see the development of these players over the next few years. At that point, we will reevaluate how to build around these players.