I hope Painter cuts down on the rotation at the 5. Each of the 3 bigs are getting around 10-15 minutes per game. I know they have different qualities about each, but bringing them in and out every few minutes, I dont see how any of them can get any rhythm going. Unless we are up against a huge center, I think he should start Lawson until he gets a few fouls (about 2 minutes in probably) then put in Chooch. That way Lawson knows if he fouls too much he gets to sit on the bench, or else he gets to play major minutes. Its not like he is going to foul at a faster rate when starting as compared to coming in later in the game. If Chooch gets in foul trouble too then put Carroll in. With Lawson, we get a decent scorer around the bucket (67%), and a shot blocker & rebound threat. With Chooch we only get a big body and the occasional extra stat. With Carroll, we get a liability on both ends IMO. With Lawson in the game, its like 5 players against 5, with Chooch its 4.5 vs 5 and with Carroll its pretty much 4 against 5 or worse.
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