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Post#21 » by LamarWho » Sat Jan 9, 2021 4:55 am

Lou is just unwatchable right now.
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Post#22 » by og15 » Sat Jan 9, 2021 4:56 am

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Clemenza wrote:They're going to have to figure something out because I'm not taking Ibaka, the better center, out of the starting lineup. I'd even try Reggie at point with Zu for the 2nd unit. Lou Will can't pass nor set up for ****. And Zu needs to be more patient when he gets the ball in the paint. For some reason he's rushing and pressing as soon as he gets the ball.

The team is playing good overall though

At very least, Kawhi and PG need to be staggered more. The all-bench lineups aren't it.

It could be if Morris gets on track. Plus you extend the life and freshness of Kawhi and PG in 4th quarters and for the season. Staggering them all through the season will wear them down. Maybe you give up a small lead shrinkage with the 2nd unit if that preserves the health of Kawhi and PG

This team has enough solid players off the bench that they don't need to stagger as much. We have seen staggered lineups though, but the bench has enough talent to be able to keep things healthy without either star on the floor.
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Post#23 » by TheNewEra » Sat Jan 9, 2021 4:57 am

Lou has to stop the jump passes. He’s forcing it right to the defender
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Post#24 » by og15 » Sat Jan 9, 2021 4:58 am

Lou met him at the top! Hahaha
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Post#25 » by TheNewEra » Sat Jan 9, 2021 4:58 am

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MartinToVaught wrote:At very least, Kawhi and PG need to be staggered more. The all-bench lineups aren't it.

It could be if Morris gets on track. Plus you extend the life and freshness of Kawhi and PG in 4th quarters and for the season. Staggering them all through the season will wear them down. Maybe you give up a small lead shrinkage with the 2nd unit if that preserves the health of Kawhi and PG

This team has enough solid players off the bench that they don't need to stagger as much. We have seen staggered lineups though, but the bench has enough talent to be able to keep things healthy without either star on the floor.



The bench needs one more defender that can run plays and be patient like Batum. Lou and Reggie both like to rush and it’s not working
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Post#26 » by MartinToVaught » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:00 am

I seriously hope the front office doesn't let some sentimental loyalty to Lou ruin this season like they did with Doc/Trez last year. He's a bad fit and a historically poor playoff performer. Time to move on.
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Post#27 » by og15 » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:00 am

Well, Curry adjusted well from last game
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Post#28 » by Scoundreldays » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:01 am

LamarWho wrote:Lou is just unwatchable right now.

Did you see his sweet block!? But I agree we need to trade him if possible. Havent been impressed at all by him this year.
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Post#29 » by KL2 » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:02 am

I know everyone is excited by the Lou block but he was trash in that quarter. Turnovers, dribbled out the clock and dumb shots.

Morris was pretty bad too.

Everything should have ran through Leonard. He was cooking.
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Post#30 » by Clemenza » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:02 am

Please sit Lou Will.. smh
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Post#31 » by Scoundreldays » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:05 am

Bench unit has been straight trash
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Post#32 » by Clemenza » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:05 am

Bench is trash!!
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Post#33 » by MartinToVaught » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:06 am

We have one of the worst benches in the league. Just mind-boggling how we always end up relying on some of the biggest defensive liabilities in the league for major minutes every season. Jamal, Austin, Trez, Lou, Reggie, now Kennard. And we wonder why we're the most infamous team for blowing leads.
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Post#34 » by esqtvd » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:07 am

playaloc916 wrote:Ibaka blocking shots, dunking offensive boards, and hitting jumpers and 3s... what a luxury to have.


Yes! First unit first. Or more to the point--find your closing 5 and work backward from there.

Ibaka will close. Zu will take a step back. He had an artificial role last year as placeholder starter--be tall and try to stand in the right place. Now that he has to play with Lou and Kennard instead of Kawhi and PG, two of the best players in the NBA.

Serge is past his peak physically but at his peak in basketball IQ. Plus he's hitting the 3. Zu is still only 23--142 days older than Kabengale!--and already a solid NBA rotation player.

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Post#35 » by Clemenza » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:08 am

Morris is garbage!! What are we paying him for??
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Post#36 » by MartinToVaught » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:08 am

esqtvd wrote:He had an artificial role last year as placeholder starter--be tall and try to stand in the right place.

This just isn't true and you know it.
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Post#37 » by KL2 » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:09 am

Lue effed us this game. He needed to bench Lou, Morris, and Zu faster.
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Post#38 » by MartinToVaught » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:10 am

Clemenza wrote:Morris is garbage!! What are we paying him for??

Same reason why we're overpaying Kennard and continuing to waste a roster spot on Reggie. This front office is all about kneejerk reactions to save face.
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Post#39 » by og15 » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:10 am

Clemenza wrote:Morris is garbage!! What are we paying him for??

Clearly to suck, but being serious, second game back after an injury break and he's just off tonight, he's had some solid looks
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Post#40 » by Clemenza » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:15 am

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Clemenza wrote:Morris is garbage!! What are we paying him for??

Clearly to suck, but being serious, second game back after an injury break and he's just off tonight, he's had some solid looks

Draw a foul, get to the line, defend, rebound, etc. Its always just scoring with Morris when it should be so much more. Especially with what we've paying him

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