Eric Bledsoe will take advantage of his recent arrival in Los Angeles to show that he still has fuel in his tank. After three years of recession in his game, the guard He will face the 2021-22 season in the same team that saw him debut in the NBA back in 2010.
Then, Bledsoe took his first steps in the league as he faced the difficult ballot of adding minutes as a replacement for Chris Paul. Now, the absence of such competition and his eleven years of experience will give him a bigger role. In fact, the Clippers’ own coach, Ty Lue, confirmed Tuesday that Bledsoe will be part of the starting five at the start of the course. Along with him would be accompanied by Ivica Zubac, Marcus Morris, Paul George and Reggie Jackson.
A few chevrons that the player has humbly assumed. In an interview for him Orange Country Register, Bledsoe stated that he will simply be prepared to do whatever the coaching staff asks of him.
Now I am here as a veteran player in a different role. I will just try to help the team in the best way possible, ”said the Birmingham. “Whether defending the opponent’s best player one night, scoring the next, cheering on my teammates or whatever the case. Whatever they ask me, I will do it.
For his part, Lue revealed what he expects from his new pupil, in a role that will mainly revolve around the direction of the game and the rhythm of the attack. “It will be a great boost for us,” said the head coach. “I think he will be able to speed up our pace of play and get easy shots for the guys. That is what we have to do, mainly in transition. “
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