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Post#2121 » by Kilo » Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:45 pm

Brian Wright, who was here under Stan Van Gundy and hired away by SA to join their FO in 2016, will be the new GM in San Antonio.

But we got Stefanski!
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Post#2122 » by jakebernat » Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:34 am

Kilo wrote:Brian Wright, who was here under Stan Van Gundy and hired away by SA to join their FO in 2016, will be the new GM in San Antonio.

But we got Stefanski!


I’m not sure if this was intended as sarcasm, but if it was, it sure is ironic.
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Post#2123 » by Snakebites » Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:58 pm

ESPN player rankings in. Griffin at #23 and Drummond at #52. No other Pistons in the top 100.

Means nothing, I suppose. Those rankings are probably close to accurate. Some might think Dre is underrated but I don't.
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Post#2124 » by MotownMadness » Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:18 am

Snakebites wrote:ESPN player rankings in. Griffin at #23 and Drummond at #52. No other Pistons in the top 100.

Means nothing, I suppose. Those rankings are probably close to accurate. Some might think Dre is underrated but I don't.

I dont like they put someone like Siakam ahead of Blake. Sure Siakam plays Defense and all but Blake does so much more with the ball on such a bigger role.
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Post#2125 » by Snakebites » Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:33 am

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Snakebites wrote:ESPN player rankings in. Griffin at #23 and Drummond at #52. No other Pistons in the top 100.

Means nothing, I suppose. Those rankings are probably close to accurate. Some might think Dre is underrated but I don't.

I dont like they put someone like Siakam ahead of Blake. Sure Siakam plays Defense and all but Blake does so much more with the ball on such a bigger role.

Well, they do try to project what the players will do this season, not just assuming they'll do what they did last season.

They're probably projecting an expanded role for Siakam and improved numbers along with taking into account his defense.

One spot ahead of Blake doesn't seem unreasonable to me.
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Post#2126 » by MotownMadness » Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:32 pm

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Snakebites wrote:ESPN player rankings in. Griffin at #23 and Drummond at #52. No other Pistons in the top 100.

Means nothing, I suppose. Those rankings are probably close to accurate. Some might think Dre is underrated but I don't.

I dont like they put someone like Siakam ahead of Blake. Sure Siakam plays Defense and all but Blake does so much more with the ball on such a bigger role.

Well, they do try to project what the players will do this season, not just assuming they'll do what they did last season.

They're probably projecting an expanded role for Siakam and improved numbers along with taking into account his defense.

One spot ahead of Blake doesn't seem unreasonable to me.

We'll see about that how he handles a role as a actual option. Look at Blakes usage and how many more FG and 3 pt attempts he has while being a main focus of a defense dealing with so many double teams.

Siakam is a role player on offense barely creating or even attempting the long ball. To think his numbers are just gonna jump like that could be very false.
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Post#2127 » by TurboTitan » Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:38 pm

Josh Jackson...
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Post#2128 » by tmorgan » Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:05 pm

TurboTitan wrote:Josh Jackson...


... is a bum? That likes weed more than basketball?
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Post#2129 » by Jamaaliver » Tue Oct 8, 2019 12:05 pm

This could be glorious:

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Post#2130 » by ElectricMayhem » Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:28 pm

GRIII has been named Golden State's starter following Kevin Durant's exodus. Step up or giant step up?
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Post#2131 » by GreekAlex » Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:28 pm

Where did the wire taps go?

I liked seeing random NBA news & transactions lol
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Post#2132 » by Snakebites » Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:03 pm

GreekAlex wrote:Where did the wire taps go?

I liked seeing random NBA news & transactions lol

Yeah, I noticed that too.

It actually gives you a random one. Sometimes basketball, sometimes baseball, sometimes football or hockey. Why they made this choice I have no idea.
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Post#2133 » by GreekAlex » Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:56 pm

Snakebites wrote:
GreekAlex wrote:Where did the wire taps go?

I liked seeing random NBA news & transactions lol

Yeah, I noticed that too.

It actually gives you a random one. Sometimes basketball, sometimes baseball, sometimes football or hockey. Why they made this choice I have no idea.


I’m not even getting a random one. All I get is a huge embedded add. :banghead:
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Post#2134 » by Snakebites » Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:01 pm

GreekAlex wrote:
Snakebites wrote:
GreekAlex wrote:Where did the wire taps go?

I liked seeing random NBA news & transactions lol

Yeah, I noticed that too.

It actually gives you a random one. Sometimes basketball, sometimes baseball, sometimes football or hockey. Why they made this choice I have no idea.


I’m not even getting a random one. All I get is a huge embedded add. :banghead:

Mobile or PC?

I get what you're describing on a phone, but on PC I get what I describe.
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Post#2135 » by thesack12 » Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:59 pm

Snakebites wrote:
GreekAlex wrote:
Snakebites wrote:Yeah, I noticed that too.

It actually gives you a random one. Sometimes basketball, sometimes baseball, sometimes football or hockey. Why they made this choice I have no idea.


I’m not even getting a random one. All I get is a huge embedded add. :banghead:

Mobile or PC?

I get what you're describing on a phone, but on PC I get what I describe.


yeah, this is what i'm getting on PC as well.
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Post#2136 » by GreekAlex » Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:14 am

Snakebites wrote:
GreekAlex wrote:
Snakebites wrote:Yeah, I noticed that too.

It actually gives you a random one. Sometimes basketball, sometimes baseball, sometimes football or hockey. Why they made this choice I have no idea.


I’m not even getting a random one. All I get is a huge embedded add. :banghead:

Mobile or PC?

I get what you're describing on a phone, but on PC I get what I describe.


Mobile
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Post#2137 » by Snakebites » Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:18 am

Man, an absolutely dizzying amount of extensions right ahead of the start of the season here.

Mostly restricted guys, but I thought for sure Sabonis or Brown or Heild would be traded.

This free agent class is an extremely weak one. Hard to imagine Dre opting in when there's nobody else to spend money on this offseason.
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Post#2138 » by rmfc » Sun Nov 3, 2019 2:33 pm

So, Greg Monroe is now playing in Europe.
What a talent! :roll:
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Post#2139 » by vege » Wed Nov 6, 2019 3:04 am

Chicago's team is a joke. It's unnaceptable to lose to that team.
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Post#2140 » by ElectricMayhem » Thu Nov 7, 2019 11:26 pm

rmfc wrote:So, Greg Monroe is now playing in Europe.
What a talent! :roll:


I remember when we had a person on our board say that Monroe would get not one, but multiple quadruple doubles. Between him and Stuckey = Harden, we'd be the odds on championship favorites if only we kept those two guys.
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