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If players would simply hit their wide open shots(I think we are worse in the league at shots with a defender 6+ feet away) there is no need for a sharpshooter. Every single on off our starters can shoot 40% from three. They just haven't this year. Let the offense gel and wait for the guys to start hitting those wide open shots. You will see, there is no need for a sharpshooter, never mind trading a stud like Jaylen for one.
I never understand what really defines a 'sharp shooter'.All five of our starters are capable of shooting the three at 40% or better, and they probably will be by the end of the season.Korver is maybe slightly better percentage-wise? But he's more of a one-dimensional player.
This mantra bothers me almost as much as the "we need a rim protector". Irving, Brown, Tatum, and Hayward are some of the best shooters in the league based on historical 3pt%. Then our second tier is Rozier, Morris, and Horford, all serviceable shooters. I disagree that we need more shooting.We need more depth with our bigs. We have Jason Tatum, a skinny wing, starting at PF. Our depth at big after Horford is Baynes, Williams, Yabusele, and Ojeleye. We have one starting caliber big and then a scrap heap. Morris is really a swing, more a big than Tatum but still not a true big. And Theis is out indefinitely (although I never thought of him as the answer).If we trade Rozier or Brown, it will be for a big, hopefully a starting caliber big. We absolutely do not need to trade a decent player to bring in someone to stand around and jack 3s. We already rely too much on the 3.