Originally Posted by BigVMan23
Big V - I don't disagree with you at all! In "given games" - in other words, certain matchups - size means a GREAT DEAL in basketball. Given the choice between a 6'0" guard and a 6'7" guard with similar skills, give me the 6'7" kid any day! But - my point is simply that a good coach with good players can - and often do - scheme around size more readily than you can scheme around lack of depth. Jon Jones and Steve Simpson - two of the winningest, and the two longest-tenured coaches in the region - pretty much prove that every year.
That said, I don't disagree at all with your comment. In given games, size IS what matters.