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I think that various terms get thrown around that are interpreted differently by many of us. Talented. Naturally talented. Athletically gifted. Skilled.
When one uses the term talented, I think that definitions vary. That's why I really don't like the use of the term. Folks can argue, not even realizing that it was an apples and oranges thing with the definition even before using that definition to attempt to compare two players.
Personally, I prefer terms like skilled and athletically gifted. For example, David West is a very strong player, although not athletically gifted. He is highly skilled in those aspects of the game that he emphasizes on the court, regardless of how anyone might argue over his "talents". In other words, West is smart enough to primarily stick to doing those things that he does best.
In many ways, I've always seen Granger as being this type of player, at least pre-injury. Lance is probably a bit more versatile, although there are certainly aspects of his game that he chooses to exercise in game situations where he has not yet become highly skilled.
Other terms that have a bit more meaning for me than talent are "consistency" and decision-making ability. These terms are just more important and less vague than the word "talent" for me.