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RS 20/21 - Mavs vs Lakers (9:30PM EST)

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Re: RS 20/21 - Mavs vs Lakers (9:30PM EST) 

Post#81 » by Bob8 » Fri Apr 23, 2021 2:53 pm

I honestly don't believe that KP, like how he's playing at the moment, has any positive influence on winning. So this injury is not necessarily something bad. Mavs winning is strongly correlated with how Luka is shooting for 3 and that at least one of Brunson/THJ has a good game. WCS is better in D than KP and others can have similar % like he in offense.
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Re: RS 20/21 - Mavs vs Lakers (9:30PM EST) 

Post#82 » by Darren » Fri Apr 23, 2021 3:42 pm

I watch Drummond and Schroder play the way to impress the Mavs as potential FA target. I think both could be really good fit to the roster. As there's not much left in 2021 FA pool. I am interested in Drummond, Schroder and Ntilikina.
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Re: RS 20/21 - Mavs vs Lakers (9:30PM EST) 

Post#83 » by fuller4379 » Fri Apr 23, 2021 3:44 pm

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Dirk wrote:Hard to believe some of the bad games of late, considering how great they played through most of this game. Particularly in the first half after a poor start.


Can Mavs play Lakers for 82 games please? :D It's crazy how good can they perform against top teams and yet drop the ball against lower tier opponents. If they played the same most of the time, they would be fighting for the 3rd spot and not only 6th.


Without LeBron and with Davis being so limited, the Lakers that the Mavs faced were scrubs.
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Re: RS 20/21 - Mavs vs Lakers (9:30PM EST) 

Post#84 » by Bob8 » Fri Apr 23, 2021 3:59 pm

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Dirk wrote:Hard to believe some of the bad games of late, considering how great they played through most of this game. Particularly in the first half after a poor start.


Can Mavs play Lakers for 82 games please? :D It's crazy how good can they perform against top teams and yet drop the ball against lower tier opponents. If they played the same most of the time, they would be fighting for the 3rd spot and not only 6th.


Without LeBron and with Davis being so limited, the Lakers that the Mavs faced were scrubs.


Yes, I'm afraid that we will see much better AD already on Saturday. Good news is that he's on time restriction on Saturday too.
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Re: RS 20/21 - Mavs vs Lakers (9:30PM EST) 

Post#85 » by Bob8 » Fri Apr 23, 2021 4:01 pm

Darren wrote:I watch Drummond and Schroder play the way to impress the Mavs as potential FA target. I think both could be really good fit to the roster. As there's not much left in 2021 FA pool. I am interested in Drummond, Schroder and Ntilikina.


Schroder for sure, Drummond not. Ntilikina only if he's almost for free.
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Post#86 » by fuller4379 » Fri Apr 23, 2021 4:18 pm

Ntilikina has been in the league for four years and still can't shoot.

I guess he would be a cheap reclamation project. He had enough talent to be picked in the top 10. If you could get him to shot about 45%, he could make a good backup point guard. He plays defense and can pass. Maybe a zero pressure situation could help put him back on track.
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Re: RS 20/21 - Mavs vs Lakers (9:30PM EST) 

Post#87 » by daoneandonly » Fri Apr 23, 2021 4:38 pm

Bob8 wrote:
Darren wrote:I watch Drummond and Schroder play the way to impress the Mavs as potential FA target. I think both could be really good fit to the roster. As there's not much left in 2021 FA pool. I am interested in Drummond, Schroder and Ntilikina.


Schroder for sure, Drummond not. Ntilikina only if he's almost for free.


Ntilikina may be the worst player in the NBA. Even for free he's not worth it
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Re: RS 20/21 - Mavs vs Lakers (9:30PM EST) 

Post#88 » by Bob8 » Fri Apr 23, 2021 5:24 pm

fuller4379 wrote:Ntilikina has been in the league for four years and still can't shoot.

I guess he would be a cheap reclamation project. He had enough talent to be picked in the top 10. If you could get him to shot about 45%, he could make a good backup point guard. He plays defense and can pass. Maybe a zero pressure situation could help put him back on track.


Now it sounds crazy, but in draft board some people believed that Luka and Ntilikina are similarly talented players, just because Ntilikina played well in youth competition.

He's wrong player for Mavs. Ok, if they get him for free and minimum, they can try. But knowing RC that won't work anyway.
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Re: RS 20/21 - Mavs vs Lakers (9:30PM EST) 

Post#89 » by HMFFL » Fri Apr 23, 2021 5:50 pm

dirkforpres wrote:
Read on Twitter


Sounds like the Mavs may have gotten extremely lucky here
Very positive for sure.

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Re: RS 20/21 - Mavs vs Lakers (9:30PM EST) 

Post#90 » by Archx » Fri Apr 23, 2021 5:55 pm

HMFFL wrote:
dirkforpres wrote:
Read on Twitter


Sounds like the Mavs may have gotten extremely lucky here
Very positive for sure.

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Looks even better now.

Read on Twitter
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Re: RS 20/21 - Mavs vs Lakers (9:30PM EST) 

Post#91 » by KhalilS » Fri Apr 23, 2021 6:18 pm

Does this mean Tyrell Terry is also back? He's been out since he came back from G league.
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Re: RS 20/21 - Mavs vs Lakers (9:30PM EST) 

Post#92 » by fuller4379 » Sat Apr 24, 2021 4:32 am

BlueSan wrote:
fuller4379 wrote:A win is a win. The Fakers aren’t good without LeBron and having recovering Davis, but it is nice to be in 6th now.



7th Blazers have a tiebreaker


6th place all alone now. :P
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Re: RS 20/21 - Mavs vs Lakers (9:30PM EST) 

Post#93 » by leolozon » Sat Apr 24, 2021 1:02 pm

fuller4379 wrote:
BlueSan wrote:
fuller4379 wrote:A win is a win. The Fakers aren’t good without LeBron and having recovering Davis, but it is nice to be in 6th now.



7th Blazers have a tiebreaker


6th place all alone now. :P


I personally don't want another series against the Clippers. I would rather get the Nuggets or Suns. The Mavs are underdogs against all of them anyway and it would be more fun to get a new team. Plus the Clippers have been hot lately.

Anyway, it looks like the Clippers could well finish 2nd and the Suns 3rd. So getting that 6th seed would be nice if it's the case.
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Re: RS 20/21 - Mavs vs Lakers (9:30PM EST) 

Post#94 » by fuller4379 » Sun Apr 25, 2021 3:01 am

I don’t agree with running out the 24 second clock and shooting a 34 foot shot, but that Luka shot was great.

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