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Post#61 » by Kinglee » Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:02 am

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Kinglee wrote:Why every time something isn't going well, the star players have to be called a bad fit? Why can't it be the coaching is bad or the team have a lack of talent? Why do people be so quick to say something is a bad fit?


Coaches are literally the first people blamed. Then star players then the rest of the squad. That's why coaching turnover is high.


Cousins is a low post big that can hit the 3 and is an elite passer. AD is a perimeter big that can pass the ball and is a good passer. Why are people so quick to say they don't fit and ignoring the fact they literally have no type of talent on their team besides those 2? Why are we blaming fit less than 10 games in?
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Post#62 » by whocares1 » Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:09 am

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Kinglee wrote:Why every time something isn't going well, the star players have to be called a bad fit? Why can't it be the coaching is bad or the team have a lack of talent? Why do people be so quick to say something is a bad fit?


Coaches are literally the first people blamed. Then star players then the rest of the squad. That's why coaching turnover is high.


Cousins is a low post big that can hit the 3 and is an elite passer. AD is a perimeter big that can pass the ball and is a good passer. Why are people so quick to say they don't fit and ignoring the fact they literally have no type of talent on their team besides those 2? Why are we blaming fit less than 10 games in?


Two high usage bigs that operate and like the same spots on the floor sounds iffy to me, but I don't think any sensible basketball fan is judging their fit after such a short amount of time.
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Post#68 » by KnicksGod » Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:34 am

D-Russell is bottoming out.
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Post#69 » by Jay10 » Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:42 am

KnicksGod wrote:D-Russell is bottoming out.


If the Lakers get the #2 pick and Lonzo Ball is still on the board, D'Angelo is going to be playing for another team on opening night.

I've seen people say, Lonzo would allow D'Angelo to move to the shooting guard position, but to be honest Clarkson would be a much better fit next to Lonzo.
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Post#70 » by KnicksGod » Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:44 am

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KnicksGod wrote:D-Russell is bottoming out.


If the Lakers get the #2 pick and Lonzo Ball is still on the board, D'Angelo is going to be playing for another team on opening night.

I've seen people say, Lonzo would allow D'Angelo to move to the shooting guard position, but to be honest Clarkson would be a much better fit next to Lonzo.


Knicks should at least try Melo for Deng and Ingram/Russell.
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Post#71 » by Jay10 » Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:58 am

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KnicksGod wrote:D-Russell is bottoming out.


If the Lakers get the #2 pick and Lonzo Ball is still on the board, D'Angelo is going to be playing for another team on opening night.

I've seen people say, Lonzo would allow D'Angelo to move to the shooting guard position, but to be honest Clarkson would be a much better fit next to Lonzo.


Knicks should at least try Melo for Deng and Ingram/Russell.


The way it's currently looking, the Lakers would also ask the Knicks to take Mozgov's contract off their hands.

The Knicks can also trade Derrick to the Lakers for Ingram/Russell and possibly a pick on draft night, since the Knicks would have the cap space to absorb Deng or Mozgov's contract
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Post#72 » by whocares1 » Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:06 am

KnicksGod wrote:
Jay10 wrote:
KnicksGod wrote:D-Russell is bottoming out.


If the Lakers get the #2 pick and Lonzo Ball is still on the board, D'Angelo is going to be playing for another team on opening night.

I've seen people say, Lonzo would allow D'Angelo to move to the shooting guard position, but to be honest Clarkson would be a much better fit next to Lonzo.


Knicks should at least try Melo for Deng and Ingram/Russell.


Why would Melo waive his no trade to play with the Lakers?
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Post#73 » by Mecca » Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:10 am

whocares1 wrote:
KnicksGod wrote:
Jay10 wrote:
If the Lakers get the #2 pick and Lonzo Ball is still on the board, D'Angelo is going to be playing for another team on opening night.

I've seen people say, Lonzo would allow D'Angelo to move to the shooting guard position, but to be honest Clarkson would be a much better fit next to Lonzo.


Knicks should at least try Melo for Deng and Ingram/Russell.


Why would Melo waive his no trade to play with the Lakers?


I'd want more than Deng/Ingram, but they could potentially link Wade with Melo for the all-washed team for their quest to the 8th seed. Magic is that awful.
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Post#74 » by KnicksGod » Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:11 am

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KnicksGod wrote:
Jay10 wrote:
If the Lakers get the #2 pick and Lonzo Ball is still on the board, D'Angelo is going to be playing for another team on opening night.

I've seen people say, Lonzo would allow D'Angelo to move to the shooting guard position, but to be honest Clarkson would be a much better fit next to Lonzo.


Knicks should at least try Melo for Deng and Ingram/Russell.


Why would Melo waive his no trade to play with the Lakers?


He probably wouldn't but who knows. Why would he stay?
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Post#75 » by CrazyKnicks » Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:43 am

Mecca wrote:I'd want more than Deng/Ingram, but they could potentially link Wade with Melo for the all-washed team for their quest to the 8th seed. Magic is that awful.

How is he awful already?

He's actually doing the right thing by losing games and shutting down vets. If you want awful, that's a scenario Phil would do. Just like the washed up Rose and Noah additions he made. Or giving washed up Melo a NTC.
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Post#77 » by whocares1 » Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:54 am

KnicksGod wrote:
whocares1 wrote:
KnicksGod wrote:
Knicks should at least try Melo for Deng and Ingram/Russell.


Why would Melo waive his no trade to play with the Lakers?


He probably wouldn't but who knows. Why would he stay?


Melo likely stays because he loves being in NY. If he leaves it won't be to play for the Lakers even if Wade landed there. They are garbage.
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Post#78 » by KnicksGod » Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:58 am

whocares1 wrote:
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Why would Melo waive his no trade to play with the Lakers?


He probably wouldn't but who knows. Why would he stay?


Melo likely stays because he loves being in NY. If he leaves it won't be to play for the Lakers even if Wade landed there. They are garbage.


Not totally sure. He sits down with Magic and Pelinka, they tell him how he can start over and help their young team grow.

Lakers wanting him is very iffy, as is Melo wanting to go admittedly, but since LA may not have its pick next year, not much to lose for them. Getting out of Deng would be big.
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Post#80 » by whocares1 » Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:00 am

3toheadmelo wrote:skal labbisere is gonna be a problem in this league
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