So what has changed between now and then.
I will tell you. It is not the reasons you listed about him training the house down or actually improving since his useless performances throughout last season.
What has changed is that Shaun Johnson
will be playing 7.
And you and Nathan Brown
and Stacey Jones and Craig Hodges and every fan on this site, except for me as my opinion hasn't changed, has fooled themselves into believing that being with Shaun will bring back the Kodi from the England tour of 2019 where the two of them carved up together.
That is the logic, Be it conscious logic or unconscious logic.
And all of you, mark my words, will by game 6 or 7 at latest will concede that Kodi hasn't improved. But all of you being eternal optimists will also conclude it was worth a try and nothing ventured nothing gained.
He will cost us the season if he plays and isn't dropped is my view which I have posted a number of times. There is only one place that Kodi belongs and that isn't in the Warriors team it is on a way rocket to the sun (as I have also said before).
Hope that helps clarify your thinking for you !
This post is 80% in jest and meant in good humour.