Thread: JVR vs Nash
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06-24-2012, 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Pi View Post
No. Nash is a better player and more a PF than JvR but I am more excited to get JvR by only giving up one piece within that age bracket than give 3-4 good pieces for a 28 year old Nash with a cap hit of nearly 8M.

JvR is more of a player that boxes out the front of the net rather than crash into it. He's very hard to knock off the puck.
Nash and JvR both play a perimeter game that drive their coaches crazy. Everyone referring to Nash as a true power forward is almost as annoying as Derek jeter winning a Gold Glove.

Nash does use his size more than JvR but he still plays a soft game for a man of his size and strength. There are some obvious similarities between the two players and I think that referring to JvR as a poor man's Nash is very accurate.

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