Originally Posted by Homer Bailey
The problem is that the article is still very shortsighted. Hamilton is still quite raw, and the only reason people are talking about fast-tracking him is because of his steals. Yes he's putting up pretty gaudy numbers in general, but anyone can see that he needs more polish before coming up. All reports are his athleticism, adaptability and work ethic are very high level. You don't just give up on someone with his tools and that has shown the kind of progress that he has so far in his career.
You could trade him for a good player, or you can hope to get one of the most potent weapons in the league if he develops properly. With the way our team is structured right now we can afford to take that chance.