ManchvegasBob has a nice look at James Posey at Celtics17. He breaks down the good (defense), bad (injuries), and ugly (the borderline thugging of the Bulls - may actually be a good thing). One quote worth noting was Riley's assessment of his game:
Also categorized as "sobering" is that Pat Riley, in the July 7th South Florida Sun-Sentinel , stated that "James is acrobatic, energy, will make threes, make cuts to the basket, but he’s not a playmaker, that’s not his strength, has never been his strength. . . . He’s not one of those guys that can play pick-and-roll basketball. He doesn’t have a real high offensive skill level. That’s not a criticism; that’s a reality." But I think the Celtics can probably live with that reality . . .
I do too. I think on offense he'll struggle to do more than hit some open jumpers and get hustle baskets, but thats fine with me. There are enough other playmakers on the team.