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Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET

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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#201 » by SashAlex » Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:05 am

zimpy27 wrote:Lakers on pace for 70 wins, not bad.


The schedule was pretty easy so far. But there is a lot more potential to get from this team as well.
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#202 » by danfantastk32 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:11 am

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Isn't it great?


I would be shocked if cp3 was this quiet next game. Rondo vs cp3 is also something to watch for.


I'm not sure CP3 gives a rip anymore. He got his giant $$$$ contract, and he knows he's not gonna win a title. He's got no fight in him now. Just cashin' checks....
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#203 » by SweetTouch » Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:40 pm

Good game

LBJ load managed the whole game

Almost **** it up at the end
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#204 » by Spanish_Laker » Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:35 pm

Another tryhard team who is not making the playoffs. The always play their A game when they face the Lakers.
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#205 » by Beethoven » Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:40 pm

Next game is a trap game if the Lakers think it is going to be the same game .. teams always adjust for the 2nd of their back to back I always recall whenever we played the same team consecutively we seem to lose the 2nd one (or vice versa). Then heading into memphis immediately will be tiring.. I'd be cautious w how we come out of this road trip..
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#206 » by dockingsched » Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:10 pm

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zimpy27 wrote:Lakers on pace for 70 wins, not bad.


The schedule was pretty easy so far. But there is a lot more potential to get from this team as well.


ESPN has them at 11th in strength of schedule.

B-ball reference has them at 2nd in SRS (point differential and strength of schedule).
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#207 » by kblo247 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:36 pm

"Rajon’s statistics aren’t measured on the stat sheet, it’s measured in swag," Vogel says

pts: 8
ast: 10
reb: 2
stl: 0
blk: 0
to: 3
+/-: +6
swag: 1000



Lebron's in 3 games Rondo has been back and played regularly in the rotation

25 points 10-21 shooting
33 points 13-21 shooting
29 points 10-20 shooting

He eats like a scorer when Rondo is around
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#208 » by LAKESHOW » Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:37 pm

Beethoven wrote:Next game is a trap game if the Lakers think it is going to be the same game .. teams always adjust for the 2nd of their back to back I always recall whenever we played the same team consecutively we seem to lose the 2nd one (or vice versa). Then heading into memphis immediately will be tiring.. I'd be cautious w how we come out of this road trip..

Possibly, but im also of the thought that schroeder was just playing out of his mind. Dude was hittin eveeything, until the rest picked up the slack. I mean he wasnt missing. I think hes a bench player who led the team in scoring last night. Now, we were jackin off and shouldve put the game away a long time ago, but dayyum, i believe that was an anomaly, that kept them in the game.
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#209 » by Kilroy » Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:43 pm

Beethoven wrote:Next game is a trap game if the Lakers think it is going to be the same game .. teams always adjust for the 2nd of their back to back I always recall whenever we played the same team consecutively we seem to lose the 2nd one (or vice versa). Then heading into memphis immediately will be tiring.. I'd be cautious w how we come out of this road trip..


We can't adjust too?
It feels like the main thing is it's going to be on their floor. I still think we win this one a little easier.
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#210 » by snaquille oatmeal » Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:16 pm

kblo247 wrote:"Rajon’s statistics aren’t measured on the stat sheet, it’s measured in swag," Vogel says

pts: 8
ast: 10
reb: 2
stl: 0
blk: 0
to: 3
+/-: +6
swag: 1000



Lebron's in 3 games Rondo has been back and played regularly in the rotation

25 points 10-21 shooting
33 points 13-21 shooting
29 points 10-20 shooting

He eats like a scorer when Rondo is around

I have wanting to open a thread about the hate on Rondo on this board. It needs to stop. We were s***ting on him in the Hawks game because we were up by 25 when he came in the game the we were only up by 10 at the half.
I rewatched the game and noticed that of all the trips that we came up empty on that stretch Rondo was only responsible for one. The rest were easy lay ups misses and wide open 3’s that the rest of the team missed.
The what really ticked me off was that Rondo started the third and by the time he was subbed out we were up by 26 points and nobody gave him credit for it. It was all about his +- when he first came into the game.
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#211 » by Sedale Threatt » Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:49 pm

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zimpy27 wrote:Lakers on pace for 70 wins, not bad.


The schedule was pretty easy so far. But there is a lot more potential to get from this team as well.


ESPN has them at 11th in strength of schedule.

B-ball reference has them at 2nd in SRS (point differential and strength of schedule).


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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#212 » by thebigbird » Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:00 pm

kblo247 wrote:"Rajon’s statistics aren’t measured on the stat sheet, it’s measured in swag," Vogel says

pts: 8
ast: 10
reb: 2
stl: 0
blk: 0
to: 3
+/-: +6
swag: 1000



Lebron's in 3 games Rondo has been back and played regularly in the rotation

25 points 10-21 shooting
33 points 13-21 shooting
29 points 10-20 shooting

He eats like a scorer when Rondo is around

LeBron has been a scorer his entire career. Rondo doesn't have anything to do with it.
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#213 » by tamaraw08 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:05 pm

dockingsched wrote:
SashAlex wrote:
zimpy27 wrote:Lakers on pace for 70 wins, not bad.


The schedule was pretty easy so far. But there is a lot more potential to get from this team as well.


ESPN has them at 11th in strength of schedule.

B-ball reference has them at 2nd in SRS (point differential and strength of schedule).


I find this strength of schedule really odd. They have a lot of beaten bad teams like the Hornets, Hawks, Grizz, Bulls etc and good teams missing key players like Miami, Utah (Bogdanovic) and Warriors all at home. Needed key baskets to beat Dallas in OT and a couple of critical 3's to beat Phoenix.
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#214 » by zimpy27 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:12 pm

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dockingsched wrote:
SashAlex wrote:
The schedule was pretty easy so far. But there is a lot more potential to get from this team as well.


ESPN has them at 11th in strength of schedule.

B-ball reference has them at 2nd in SRS (point differential and strength of schedule).


I find this strength of schedule really odd. They have a lot of beaten bad teams like the Hornets, Hawks, Grizz, Bulls etc and good teams missing key players like Miami, Utah (Bogdanovic) and Warriors all at home. Needed key baskets to beat Dallas in OT and a couple of critical 3's to beat Phoenix.


BBref has Lakers at 19th.

Still, the Lakers were expected to take a couple months to build chemistry on a new team.

Can you say they've had an easy schedule and that chemistry is already at 100%? I don't think you can. I believe the schedule was a little easy and the chemistry has improved since the season began. The Laker team over the next month will be better than the team that played the previous month.
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#215 » by Kilroy » Thu Nov 21, 2019 2:45 am

For the Lakers this season, there are going to be no easy games... It's pretty clear every team is bringing their A game against us and it's also clear that the word is out that our superstars aren't going to get the whistles they're used to.
So I think we can use what we've seen so far to assess our strength of schedule... We've had how many easy games? Maybe 1 or 2?
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#216 » by jigga_man » Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:51 am

Thunder (again), Grizzlies & the Spurs are the next three matchups. That's three of the bottom six in the west. You can take any algorithm used to calculate the strength of the schedule but it's pretty damn obvious that it has been ridiculous easy so far.

Which is not an indictment at all. Great teams are supposed to get it done against the weak. I just hope AD is not playing hurt right now b/c it would have been a good time as any this season to let him heal up.
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#217 » by evilpimp972 » Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:13 am

kblo247 wrote:"Rajon’s statistics aren’t measured on the stat sheet, it’s measured in swag," Vogel says

pts: 8
ast: 10
reb: 2
stl: 0
blk: 0
to: 3
+/-: +6
swag: 1000



Lebron's in 3 games Rondo has been back and played regularly in the rotation

25 points 10-21 shooting
33 points 13-21 shooting
29 points 10-20 shooting

He eats like a scorer when Rondo is around

So you are going to take one game vs a lottery team vs the large sample size that shows they dont work together? And lol at those stats, Lebron never needed Rondo to score...Rondo was playing vs the mavs? :D
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#218 » by tamaraw08 » Fri Nov 22, 2019 4:56 pm

evilpimp972 wrote:
kblo247 wrote:"Rajon’s statistics aren’t measured on the stat sheet, it’s measured in swag," Vogel says

pts: 8
ast: 10
reb: 2
stl: 0
blk: 0
to: 3
+/-: +6
swag: 1000



Lebron's in 3 games Rondo has been back and played regularly in the rotation

25 points 10-21 shooting
33 points 13-21 shooting
29 points 10-20 shooting

He eats like a scorer when Rondo is around

So you are going to take one game vs a lottery team vs the large sample size that shows they dont work together? And lol at those stats, Lebron never needed Rondo to score...Rondo was playing vs the mavs? :D

Very small sample size indeed, esp against bad teams. Rondo is such a great passer tho, that it's not just Lebron benefiting but also guys like Caruso and Kuzma.
I think we should wait until January 1st before we can really see what this team are made of, after going to road trips against legit teams like the Bucks, Utah, Heat etc.
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#219 » by Beethoven » Fri Nov 22, 2019 5:49 pm

cmon someone start the game 15 thread already
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Re: Game 14: Los Angeles Lakers (11-2) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8) - 10:30 PM ET 

Post#220 » by snaquille oatmeal » Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:08 pm

Beethoven wrote:cmon someone start the game 15 thread already

Or we can just recycle the last one. Lol
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