Michael Carter-Williams definitely earned his starting position as point-guard, but while the rookie was missing, Tony Wroten exemplified his abilities as well.
When the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets in overtime on Friday night, Wroten showed off his capabilities as a started. Wroten scored 19 points on 8 for 17 from the field in just 24 minutes.
Tony Wroten has filled MCW’s shoes well at PG
When MCW is healthy he is averaging 33.6 minutes per game. In order for Wroten to receive nearly as many minutes, he has to learn to play from the shooting guard position. Brett Brown has had that conversation not just with Wroten but MCW as well, because both of them will have to learn to play shooting guard over time.
With both players standing at 6-6, they can create steals and disrupt some opponents defensively. On top of their quickness and defensive perks, they also don’t hesitate to pull the trigger as shooters. It seems to be a must to find positions for both of them on the c...