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Re: Magic @ Pistons 

Post#151 » by GameOver25 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:03 am

MagicStarwipe wrote:I was thinking AA's comments were directed at himself. I think he just made a conscious effort tonight to move the ball and iso less in hopes of finding something that will work to get us a win. Well, it made no difference. We still lost.


I second this notion. Sad that some will latch onto this as Afflalo becoming a bad teammate.
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Post#152 » by doct3r dr3 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:04 am

"the bbd industrial index took a shellacking on tuesday following reports of a lackluster detroit. the jj closed at just over 9000."
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Re: Magic @ Pistons 

Post#153 » by craig01 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:07 am

Ping pong balls are getting more favorable after tonight.

So, even after tonight's blah game, there is still a bright side

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Re: Magic @ Pistons 

Post#154 » by Nemesis21 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:16 am

craig01 wrote:Ping pong balls are getting more favorable after tonight.

So, even after tonight's blah game, there is still a bright side

Lol



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Re: Magic @ Pistons 

Post#155 » by Def Swami » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:17 am

Josh Robbins ‏@JoshuaBRobbins
Davis also said he wished Jacque Vaughn didn't take him out in the third quarter because it hurt his confidence.

Oh for **** sake :noway:
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Post#156 » by woosah » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:18 am

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Davis also said he wished Jacque Vaughn didn't take him out in the third quarter because it hurt his confidence.

Oh for **** sake :noway:


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Post#157 » by SnuggLes__ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:20 am

VGOSWAMI wrote:
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Davis also said he wished Jacque Vaughn didn't take him out in the third quarter because it hurt his confidence.

Oh for **** sake :noway:


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Post#158 » by magicman123 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:22 am

Luzern Walker wrote:
magicman123 wrote:Vaughn had no answer on Afflalo's play tonight


any details? thanks


nothing exciting, they asked Vaughn about his play and if he was surprised Afflalo didn't attempt a shot until the late 3rd, Vaughn didn't really have an answer and quickly jumped to talking about the wonderful morning practice they had, and he was confident with this lineup
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Re: Magic @ Pistons 

Post#159 » by shadrock » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:29 am

VGOSWAMI wrote:
Josh Robbins ‏@JoshuaBRobbins
Davis also said he wished Jacque Vaughn didn't take him out in the third quarter because it hurt his confidence.

Oh for **** sake :noway:


Im glad it hurt his confidence, he is wayyyy overconfident!
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Post#160 » by Bensational » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:56 am

MagicStarwipe wrote:I was thinking AA's comments were directed at himself. I think he just made a conscious effort tonight to move the ball and iso less in hopes of finding something that will work to get us a win. Well, it made no difference. We still lost.


yeah, i'm impressed that AA limited himself to 4 shots, and went on to collect 9 boards and hand out 5 assists. his stat line definitely supports what you're sayin.

good for him. i don't have a problem with him deferring, especially when JJ is shooting lights out. same way i'd be happy for other players to defer if AA is on fire.

if any player should have controlled themselves more, it's Davis. it's certainly possible AA was having a dig at him, but i unlikely, IMO.
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Post#161 » by Bensational » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:59 am

VGOSWAMI wrote:
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Davis also said he wished Jacque Vaughn didn't take him out in the third quarter because it hurt his confidence.

Oh for **** sake :noway:


he was still confident enough to jack up 16FGAs, whilst only making 4 of them. seems like he could've done with a little more hurting, tonight.
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Re: Magic @ Pistons 

Post#162 » by Bensational » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:01 am

magicman123 wrote:
Luzern Walker wrote:
magicman123 wrote:Vaughn had no answer on Afflalo's play tonight


any details? thanks


nothing exciting, they asked Vaughn about his play and if he was surprised Afflalo didn't attempt a shot until the late 3rd, Vaughn didn't really have an answer and quickly jumped to talking about the wonderful morning practice they had, and he was confident with this lineup


i wonder if that's a statement, or like MagicStarwipe said, a conscious effort to get others involved?
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Re: Magic @ Pistons 

Post#163 » by Def Swami » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:04 am

John Denton ‏@JohnDenton555
#Magic SG Arron Afflalo on only taking 4 shots and not scoring: "It was just a tough night. I apologize that I can’t elaborate any further."
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Post#164 » by Luzern Walker » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:12 am

VGOSWAMI wrote:
John Denton ‏@JohnDenton555
#Magic SG Arron Afflalo on only taking 4 shots and not scoring: "It was just a tough night. I apologize that I can’t elaborate any further."


that's what AAA learnt from Vaughn diplomatically?
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Post#165 » by woosah » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:17 am

JJ touched on accountability in his interview, it's up on the magic's site. Tomorrow will be a fun meeting/film session I bet.

Baby's interview is there too. :roll:
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Post#166 » by Luzern Walker » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:19 am

It is sad to see Afflalo playing in this tone. It is just not him.
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Post#167 » by IGotDaMagicInMe » Wed Jan 23, 2013 5:12 am

So many unseen things you can only speculate on, locker room issues that nobody knows about. I wouldnt be surprised if Glen Davis was mad he wasnt getting enough shots again and AAA was like okay here ya go, BBD went 4-16, got benched and then lashed out on Vaughn for "hurting his confidence" /speculation
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Re: Magic @ Pistons 

Post#168 » by ChosenSavior » Wed Jan 23, 2013 5:24 am

Just went through the entire thread since I didn't get to watch this game, but by looking at the team stats, the Detroit bigs killed us in the paint with their scoring and rebounding. Terrible to see that Baby played selfish and then cried about it when JV benched him. AA's stat line is extremely weird to me, but judging from the posts, it seems that he deferred mostly tonight. Great game from JJ and his increased production starts to make me wonder if we are going to keep him and try to flip Afflalo which I would have no problem with.

I want to see this team play well and play hard but I fully accept now that we are not a good basketball team and I expect these losses to start piling up as our schedule will start to get more difficult. I'm just anxious to see what direction we are taking this ball club because some of these veterans have to be moved in order to develop our young prospects.
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Post#169 » by OrlandO » Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:22 am

Brutal game to watch outside of JJ being on fire. At this point, we've got to root for losses. I'm fine with it as long as they lose like winners, if that makes any sense.
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Re: Magic @ Pistons 

Post#170 » by drsd » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:56 am

Two straight games were the ± line of the bench was horrible, leading to a loss.

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