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Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST)

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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#101 » by KhalilS » Sat May 29, 2021 4:30 am

This game is a momentum changer, I hope RC and the fans help the team fight back.
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#102 » by wolfram » Sat May 29, 2021 4:33 am

If Luka's shoulder bothers him next game, they could easily lose this series. They have little offensive firepower beyond Luka and THJ. KP is a liability at this point.
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Post#103 » by KhalilS » Sat May 29, 2021 4:35 am

Luka and DFS are the only guys with positive +/-.
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#104 » by ejs78 » Sat May 29, 2021 4:36 am

I can't cool down. My dislike for KP is turning into pure hatred



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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#105 » by dirkforpres » Sat May 29, 2021 4:37 am

wolfram wrote:If Luka's shoulder bothers him next game, they could easily lose this series. They have little offensive firepower beyond Luka and THJ. KP is a liability at this point.


I think the Mavs are going to lose the series anyway.

They can’t win at home and they have given all of the momentum back to the Clips ahead of a series tying 4th game. What an absolute joke of a team outside of Luka
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#106 » by wolfram » Sat May 29, 2021 4:38 am

You cannot let Kawhi shoot 75% and PG over 60% from the floor and expect to win. More often than not you will lose. They need to do something different in Game 4.
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#107 » by Archx » Sat May 29, 2021 4:38 am

leolozon wrote:THJ was 0/8 from 2... Inconsistent you say?

Luka 7/13 from both 3 and FT. Pretty funny.


We all know by now that you can't sleep because of Luka's FTs but at least this time those 6 missed don't even matter. Someone should rather tell Latvian Bargnani that there are playoffs going on.
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#108 » by Oscar9992 » Sat May 29, 2021 4:41 am

wolfram wrote:If Luka's shoulder bothers him next game, they could easily lose this series. They have little offensive firepower beyond Luka and THJ. KP is a liability at this point.


I hope it's not that serious at all. I wish Luka was fully healthy at least once in a Playoffs. He wasn't last year.
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#109 » by fuller4379 » Sat May 29, 2021 4:41 am

KP knows the quicker the season is over, the sooner he can spend every night a The Nudie Bar.
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#110 » by Absinthe » Sat May 29, 2021 4:44 am

Do not resign THJ and throw money at John Collins. The Mavs have absolutely no post scoring. They either have to outshoot the other team or they lose. No offense at the basket.
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#111 » by leolozon » Sat May 29, 2021 4:49 am

Archx wrote:
leolozon wrote:THJ was 0/8 from 2... Inconsistent you say?

Luka 7/13 from both 3 and FT. Pretty funny.


We all know by now that you can't sleep because of Luka's FTs but at least this time those 6 missed don't even matter. Someone should rather tell Latvian Bargnani that there are playoffs going on.


Why are you acting like it's wrong to point out that he went 7/13 from both 3 and FT? I'm not sure why the jab is necessary. We are supposed to just ignore that he struggles from the FT line and act like it doesn't exist? I just pointed out numbers.

It doesn't matter if the FTs didn't matter in this game, they will eventually matter. Some things are a pattern.

It's like if someone drives drunk and nothing bad happens, should we say : "It didn't matter this time anyway!" Something is bad when it increases the odds of something negative happening, not just when something bad actually happens.
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#112 » by wolfram » Sat May 29, 2021 4:57 am

Team apparently shot terrible inside the arc. They shot over 50% on threes and still lost smh.
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#113 » by KhalilS » Sat May 29, 2021 4:57 am

Don't overreact, the game was lost because of KP, he was abused on defense with smaller lineup, Luka shares the blame with the Morris corner 3s, and KP didn't return anything back on offense, and WCS had an off night to boost, he's usually the answer in these kind of situations, RC will learn from this, he'll probably go with Kleber at the 5 against this small lineup, maybe try Boban to exploit the weakness under the basket, this is far from over.
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#114 » by KhalilS » Sat May 29, 2021 4:59 am

wolfram wrote:Team apparently shot terrible inside the arc. They shot over 50% on threes and still lost smh.

THJ tried to be a saviour and tried to go in, he's a brilliant shooter, with good hop and quick release, but he sucks at driving to the rim.
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#115 » by MrOrange » Sat May 29, 2021 5:03 am

KP played without energy and like sh.t. Do something on the court, man, even if you don't get many shots and the few are not falling! But the problem is deeper. They have suddenly forgotten how to play as a team on offense when Luka is on the bench. That Clippers comeback was horrible and should have never been allowed. But you cannot rely on one man to win anything.
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#116 » by DJ_3_Ball » Sat May 29, 2021 5:09 am

dirkforpres wrote:
wolfram wrote:If Luka's shoulder bothers him next game, they could easily lose this series. They have little offensive firepower beyond Luka and THJ. KP is a liability at this point.


I think the Mavs are going to lose the series anyway.

They can’t win at home and they have given all of the momentum back to the Clips ahead of a series tying 4th game. What an absolute joke of a team outside of Luka


Overreaction much?
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#117 » by DJ_3_Ball » Sat May 29, 2021 5:10 am

KhalilS wrote:
wolfram wrote:Team apparently shot terrible inside the arc. They shot over 50% on threes and still lost smh.

THJ tried to be a saviour and tried to go in, he's a brilliant shooter, with good hop and quick release, but he sucks at driving to the rim.


Somebody in another thread tried to tell me that THJ is more valuable than Duncan Robinson because Robinson only shoots 3s and THJ can make things happen inside the arc too. I didn't reply because I didn't want to get drawn offsides, but I was thinking "make what happen inside the arc exactly?"
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#118 » by leolozon » Sat May 29, 2021 5:10 am

I don't hear a lot of talk about DFS. After game 1, people talked about him a lot. l I didn't notice him much in this game. He was more active in the 2nd game, but still shot badly. I hope he shows up in game 4.

Also, Kawhi and PG got hot, but the team was atrocious defensively. In the 4th, the Clippers got open looks after open looks.
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#119 » by MrOrange » Sat May 29, 2021 5:11 am

And there is another guy who needs to show up: Josh Richardson.
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Re: Playoffs 20/21 - G3 - Mavs vs Clippers (Friday, 9:30 PM EST) 

Post#120 » by DJ_3_Ball » Sat May 29, 2021 5:14 am

Brian Demaris just had a really good thought on the Mavs postgame show. Said he was up in the suite with Dirk tonight, and Dirk commented about how KP isn't getting enough separation on his turnaround post up shots. So, Brian asked Dirk why KP doesn't go to Dirk's famous one-legged turnaround shot, and Dirk said "he just hasn't worked on it enough yet".

Yeah, why doesn't KP have Dirk's one-legged fadeaway in his repertoire? Dirk's one of KP's heroes. I would just figure he would have practiced it. Luka has that shot in his bag.

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