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How did Calderon rack up 18 assists?

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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#21 » by Hit Em Up » Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:36 pm

I been to a few raptors games and I've watched when they give assists and when they dont.. I was shocked to see how many assists were given for plays that really aren't assists.

One example: DD passes to Bargs. Bargs drive from the 3-point line to the rim for a layup, DD still gets an assist.

That happens for Jose countless times..

For some reason I pay attention to this more when I'm at a game I guess because it shows you stats above the big screen
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#22 » by Little Digger » Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:39 pm

Raps would have 2 or 3 NBA All-Stars if they could play a D League level team every game.
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#23 » by Mr Dynasty » Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:48 pm

I hope that we can get something good for him in a package, I know BC is working the phones hard right now.
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#24 » by ForeverTFC » Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:01 pm

Jose had an excellent game today. He was forcing the ball inside, throwing cross court passes, and actually giving the ball up early in the clock.

If you didn't notice him today, you probably don't know how to watch a basketball game. Threads like this really expose agendas.
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Post#25 » by SaveTheHens » Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:03 pm

Congratulations to those that caught on.
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#26 » by ballislife » Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:31 pm

With the way we're taking our time bringing Lowry back, I think the front office is using this as an opportunity to showcase Calderon for a trade. I have a feeling that's what's going on here. Calderon is showing everyone he's a capable starting PG and an excellent backup for a contending team (like the Lakers).
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#27 » by The_Hater » Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:32 pm

SaveTheHens wrote:I was shocked when I saw the stat sheet. He did nothing really special in the game but somehow ended up with 18 assists. I have to admit that Calderon is one of the greatest statpadders.


So you play unselfish basketball by passing the ball to the scorers who in turn make a shot, and that's now considered 'statpadding' because you thought he did 'nothing really special'. Not to even mention that his team won the game.

Just brilliant. :roll:
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#28 » by Adrian_05 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:33 pm

Calderon has always been able to put up assists.
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#29 » by cbpern » Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:04 am

This is hilarious for those that got the reference. Green font maybe next time though?
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#30 » by notic101 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:44 am

Yeah, lot of people seemed to have missed the Rondo thread from yesterday.

Well done, OP, well done. *Applause*
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#31 » by Death Knight » Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:24 am

ForeverTFC wrote:Jose had an excellent game today. He was forcing the ball inside, throwing cross court passes, and actually giving the ball up early in the clock.

If you didn't notice him today, you probably don't know how to watch a basketball game. Threads like this really expose agendas.


For shortsighted people, maybe. At the end of the day no one in their right mind can argue against the fact that a Calderon ran team isn't going anywhere significant. In a league filled with dynamic PGs, not even a 2006 Calderon is sufficient anymore. Once Lowry comes back, Calderon has to stick to a limited back pg role if this team wants any chance of crawling back to 500. I don't want to see any of that 2 pg shenanigans that we all had to witness at the beginning of the season. Some of you just don't get it. This is about basketball, not some personal agenda. If you want personal agenda, then stick to your teenybopper pop music....a genre in music that no longer has to do with music and everything to do with a pop stars image.
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#32 » by fredericklove » Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:40 am

Ah, gotta love the sarcasm :D
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#33 » by StatLine » Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:44 am

If he keeps this up colangelo is gonna throw a 3 year 45 million at him when he becomes a free agent -.-"
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#34 » by witnessraps » Mon Nov 19, 2012 6:05 am

exact same thread with exact some OP wording was made yesterday about Rondo, statpadder and all. Trolls gonna troll
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#35 » by Down To Buck » Mon Nov 19, 2012 6:29 am

Calderon sure is a divisive personality around here. :lol: As a neutral observer, 18 assists sounds good, too bad he pounds the ball into oblivion every possession. At least that's what I've been told. Here are all the assists, good news, only a few of them are fraudulent.
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#36 » by Suga2Panda » Mon Nov 19, 2012 7:08 am

Re-sign him to be the backup for around the MLE.
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#37 » by C_Money » Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:55 am

He had 18 assists and the rest of the team had 4 which means there was no ball movement the entire game.
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#38 » by J-Roc » Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:02 pm

Heard a bit on the radio of him and Amir hooking up again. It's unfortunate that Amir plays his best with Jose.
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#39 » by MrBojangelz71 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:14 pm

Death Knight wrote:Probably perimeter passes like he's always been doing it. Nothing going inside. Not much impact in terms of putting pressure on the defense. Come back soon Lowry!


When you start your post off with the word "probably" it implies that you have no clue because you didn't watch him play. This would make much sense, with how ignorant you sound.
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Re: How did Calderon rack up 18 assists? 

Post#40 » by MrBojangelz71 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:15 pm

Death Knight wrote:
cdel00 wrote:
Death Knight wrote:Probably perimeter passes like he's always been doing it. Nothing going inside. Not much impact in terms of putting pressure on the defense. Come back soon Lowry!


Rofl why even bother? You obviously didnt watch this game.

Yet you talk? Need some attention? Feel better when you pile on jose?


I've already said I ain't watching another Raptors game until Lowry comes back.

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