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Player of the Game - Bucks vs Suns (01/08)

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Player of the Game

Brandon Jennings
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82%
Larry Sanders
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John Henson
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8%
Ersan Ilyasova
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Total votes: 51

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Player of the Game - Bucks vs Suns (01/08) 

Post#1 » by Serge28 » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:35 pm

Here are the nominees for tonight's game:

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Brandon Jennings: 29 points on 9-15 shooting from the field, 6-6 from the free throw line and 5-7 from behind the arc, 3 rebounds, 9 assists, 1 steal, 1 block, and 2 turnovers in 37 minutes.

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Larry Sanders: 10 points on 5-9 shooting (0-1 from the line), 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals, 6 blocks, and 0 turnovers in 26 minutes.

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John Henson: 12 points on 4-7 shooting (4-7 from the line), 11 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 block, and 1 turnover in 19 minutes.

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Ersan Ilyasova: 12 points 5-10 shooting (2-4 from 3), 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, and 1 turnover in 26 minutes.
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Re: Player of the Game - Bucks vs Suns (01/08) 

Post#2 » by Max Green » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:36 pm

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Post#3 » by wisportsfan4 » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:38 pm

Brandon for the offense, Larry for his defense.

I voted Larry as his energy carried the team and ignited the BC in the 4th quarter
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Post#4 » by ReasonablySober » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:40 pm

Yo, you guys gushing over Larry. Did you watch the first 3 quarters when Gortat was handing him his lunch?

Baddy gets the nod tonight.
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Post#5 » by blazza18 » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:41 pm

Brandon.
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Post#6 » by H2tObes » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:42 pm

Yeah Larry played pretty sub-par in the first half, really no one has a case besides Brandon.
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Post#7 » by milweskee » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:43 pm

John Henson does damage in limited minutes. Larry Sanders was an animal in the 4th, but half his rebounds were due to his own crappy offense. Jennings was a steady hand all game. I'm going with Jennings.
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Re: Player of the Game - Bucks vs Suns (01/08) 

Post#8 » by paul » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:46 pm

DrugBust wrote:Yo, you guys gushing over Larry. Did you watch the first 3 quarters when Gortat was handing him his lunch?

Baddy gets the nod tonight.


Larry's defense was awful, I honestly have no idea what people are watching at least half the time. He was pretty much the reason we were getting lit up early, the D didn't steady at all until Udoh came in for him. Gortat had his way with Larry.

It's the Camby rule : spectacular blocks = stellar defense.
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Post#9 » by wisportsfan4 » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:49 pm

No doubt Larry came out sluggish, but Gortat/Scola are average to above average offensive players in my opinion. Suns were really pounding it inside early.
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Re: Player of the Game - Bucks vs Suns (01/08) 

Post#10 » by ReasonablySober » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:49 pm

paul wrote:
DrugBust wrote:Yo, you guys gushing over Larry. Did you watch the first 3 quarters when Gortat was handing him his lunch?

Baddy gets the nod tonight.


Larry's defense was awful, I honestly have no idea what people are watching at least half the time. He was pretty much the reason we were getting lit up early, the D didn't steady at all until Udoh came in for him. Gortat had his way with Larry.

It's the Camby rule : spectacular blocks = stellar defense.


Yup. Larry's been incredible but tonight wasn't a good night.
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Re: Player of the Game - Bucks vs Suns (01/08) 

Post#11 » by H2tObes » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:54 pm

paul wrote:
DrugBust wrote:Yo, you guys gushing over Larry. Did you watch the first 3 quarters when Gortat was handing him his lunch?

Baddy gets the nod tonight.


Larry's defense was awful, I honestly have no idea what people are watching at least half the time. He was pretty much the reason we were getting lit up early, the D didn't steady at all until Udoh came in for him. Gortat had his way with Larry.

It's the Camby rule : spectacular blocks = stellar defense.

I'll admit in the first half his D was poor, but he came out in the second half like a different player and was altering shots left and right (which he does very often) and set the tone for us on D. He wasn't POTG tonight, but to say his defense was awful and it only looks good because of his blocks, is just plain wrong.
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Re: Player of the Game - Bucks vs Suns (01/08) 

Post#12 » by EzeDoesIt » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:57 pm

BJ3 for sure.

On a side not, FREE HENSON. He needs way more minutes. It's kind of making me sad about Ilyasova- much as I like him, it seems like he'll need to go in order for Henson to ever get proper minutes. His contract is too big now to be the lovable role player who hits amazing clutch threes... :/
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Re: Player of the Game - Bucks vs Suns (01/08) 

Post#13 » by wisportsfan4 » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:57 pm

H2tObes wrote:
paul wrote:
DrugBust wrote:Yo, you guys gushing over Larry. Did you watch the first 3 quarters when Gortat was handing him his lunch?

Baddy gets the nod tonight.


Larry's defense was awful, I honestly have no idea what people are watching at least half the time. He was pretty much the reason we were getting lit up early, the D didn't steady at all until Udoh came in for him. Gortat had his way with Larry.

It's the Camby rule : spectacular blocks = stellar defense.

I'll admit in the first half his D was poor, but he came out in the second half like a different player and was altering shots left and right (which he does very often) and set the tone for us on D. He wasn't POTG tonight, but to say his defense was awful and it only looks good because of his blocks, is just plain wrong.


Totally agree with this. Suns were only down three going into the 4th and Larry really stepped it up when they needed it.
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Re: Player of the Game - Bucks vs Suns (01/08) 

Post#14 » by CanadaBucks » Wed Jan 9, 2013 12:00 am

I voted Henson but I know it's BJ. Looking at his last 4 games Henson has 48 boards in 95 minutes...........
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Re: Player of the Game - Bucks vs Suns (01/08) 

Post#15 » by ampd » Wed Jan 9, 2013 12:00 am

paul wrote:
DrugBust wrote:Yo, you guys gushing over Larry. Did you watch the first 3 quarters when Gortat was handing him his lunch?

Baddy gets the nod tonight.


Larry's defense was awful, I honestly have no idea what people are watching at least half the time. He was pretty much the reason we were getting lit up early, the D didn't steady at all until Udoh came in for him. Gortat had his way with Larry.

It's the Camby rule : spectacular blocks = stellar defense.


:lol: I just love the guy's enthusiasm. I expect him to make some mistakes, he was/is very raw and its his first time seeing a lot of these guys / teams.

He was having some trouble early on in the pick and roll because he was making some bad decisions in pick and roll defense when he was getting left in those temporary 2 on 1 situations that are so common in our defense when Jennings gets left trailing the ball handler.

They cleaned that up after Larry came back in though, so good job Boylan or whoever coached him up.

Aside from that he probably saved us 20 points between the blocks and alters, so I'm not really that concerned about it as long as he continues to work and get better and learn.
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Re: Player of the Game - Bucks vs Suns (01/08) 

Post#16 » by H2tObes » Wed Jan 9, 2013 12:03 am

CanadaBucks wrote:I voted Henson but I know it's BJ. Looking at his last 4 games Henson has 48 boards in 95 minutes...........

He'll always be a great rebounder just because of his ridiculous length. Guy can grab a rebound from the top of the shotclock :lol:
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Post#17 » by Ill-yasova » Wed Jan 9, 2013 12:06 am

Larry always seems to have a bit of trouble with the bigs who can step out and shoot the jumper. His default setting right now is to protect the rim and go for the block which often results in him leaving guys open for mid range jumpers. Gotta clean that up, but he's only getting better.

Oh and I went Jennings.
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Post#18 » by CanadaBucks » Wed Jan 9, 2013 12:06 am

H2tObes wrote:
CanadaBucks wrote:I voted Henson but I know it's BJ. Looking at his last 4 games Henson has 48 boards in 95 minutes...........

He'll always be a great rebounder just because of his ridiculous length. Guy can grab a rebound from the top of the shotclock :lol:

We got killed early off the glass but it ended up close.
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Re: Player of the Game - Bucks vs Suns (01/08) 

Post#19 » by H2tObes » Wed Jan 9, 2013 12:16 am

CanadaBucks wrote:
H2tObes wrote:
CanadaBucks wrote:I voted Henson but I know it's BJ. Looking at his last 4 games Henson has 48 boards in 95 minutes...........

He'll always be a great rebounder just because of his ridiculous length. Guy can grab a rebound from the top of the shotclock :lol:

We got killed early off the glass but it ended up close.

Probably because Henson logged most of his minutes at the end of the game 8-)
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Re: Player of the Game - Bucks vs Suns (01/08) 

Post#20 » by verbalhologram » Wed Jan 9, 2013 3:32 am

Had to go with Larry over BJ here purely for the energy he brings, he is keen to bring it every game and the team and our fans respond,keep it going big fella. :D

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