Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 8/15/12
The San Antonio Spurs signed French point guard Nando De Colo before the Olympics started, and while they were smart to re-sign Patty Mills before his stock rose due to his performance leading Australia, they may have signed De Colo much too soon.Don't get me wrong, I don't dislike De Colo. In fact I'm rooting for the guy and I think he has his positives, but more on that later.The Olympics were the ultimate test and proving ground for De Colo in seeing if he was ready for the NBA. He would be playing top talent like he will in the league and was playing with much better players, which will be the case in San Antonio.In six games with France, De Colo averaged seven points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game, not exactly numbers to write home about.Before I go forward, let's go over the positives and negatives of what we saw of him in London. Positives• SpeedHe dismissed any concerns about his speed, especially playing against and defending faster guards, and even point guards ...
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