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Thoughts on Rondo so far?

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Post#81 » by SlimShady83 » Sat Dec 21, 2019 9:18 pm

thomas1897 wrote:Does Rondo still have game and can he adjust to Lebron with the ball most of the time. If Rondo does have game and can make the adjustment required; he needs to come up with an accurate jump shot immediately.


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Post#82 » by lalalaker » Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:53 am

there aint gonna be any playoff for lakers if vogel insist on giving rondo playtime. If vogel wants to use rondo then at least run offense that feature his talent more which is pick and pop or roll for assist. right now we are all just standing still waiting for play to develop what other teams do you see playing like this. look at how even GSW runs the offense freeing up teammates using off the ball screens and ball movement. We got no such movements with the ball and that much is so dam obvious to everyone but the lakers and its coach. WTF are we watching every game with vogel that seems to change. Vogel is always coming up with excuse that is not related to him when he himself have parts that should be blamed. coachs that never admit to their mistake and wont fix it is recipe for disaster lakers wont win anything with talent alone. hell i wish steve kerr would coach lakers. why cant lakers hire a coach by actual coaching and not by name.
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Re: Thoughts on Rondo so far? 

Post#83 » by Spanish_Laker » Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:32 am

My thought is that I prefer Rondo than the circle-jerk LA hero Caruso, even though Rajon is not good defensively.
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Post#84 » by SweetTouch » Thu Dec 26, 2019 12:30 pm

He’s such a scrub that I rather watch Caruso play

Where’s Derek fisher when you need him
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Post#85 » by Slava » Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:02 pm

He's **** horrible. It would be a travesty if you could get LeBron and Davis in one team and then sabotage the whole ship with Rondo tied to them as an anchor.
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Post#86 » by SweetTouch » Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:19 pm

Till this day I’m still wondering how we got stuck with this guy

Last year it was him and lance Stephenson, now we got this guy again
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Post#87 » by Desiderium » Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:42 pm

We were a much better team when he was hurt. His inability to shoot, and do anything really is hurting us big time. More mins for Caruso and spot mins for Daniels is better for this teams spacing and defense
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Post#88 » by RamonSessions7 » Thu Dec 26, 2019 6:14 pm

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Post#89 » by Showtime:Part2 » Thu Dec 26, 2019 6:26 pm

Spanish_Laker wrote:My thought is that I prefer Rondo than the circle-jerk LA hero Caruso, even though Rajon is not good defensively.


So you just prefer to turn a blind eye to analytics and what’s actually on the court. Just have an irrational hatred for Caruso bc fans like him (weird but ok)


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Re: Thoughts on Rondo so far? 

Post#90 » by Kilroy » Thu Dec 26, 2019 6:47 pm

AB at least brings defensive intensity... Caruso does too, to a lesser extent, but with more length... But neither of them are legit scoring threats... Rondo can't defend without fouling, and he's not really a scoring threat either.

Caruso looks lost over the last few games...

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Post#91 » by thebigbird » Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:35 am

I tried telling y'all a month ago that Rondo was hot garbage. The only thing he had going for him was his 3 point shooting, and that has disappeared. 4/22 from 3 over the past 6 games.
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Post#92 » by stan francisco » Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:57 am

I had expected him to play like he did last year before the holidays, which was quite alright, so I’m underwhelmed and disappointed so far.

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Post#93 » by evilpimp972 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:07 pm

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Post#94 » by Dr Aki » Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:35 pm

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Post#95 » by evilpimp972 » Sun Dec 29, 2019 7:46 pm

Lance would be a great fit.
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Post#96 » by LALifer49 » Thu Jan 2, 2020 7:41 am

I soooo hope we get collison and this thread becomes irrelevant
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Post#97 » by thebigbird » Thu Jan 2, 2020 3:13 pm

Rondo is the most dangerous type of player in the entire NBA. He is complete trash but has convinced his team and the casual fan that he still has it. That means that he's going to keep getting undeserved minutes and keep cratering the team during them.

Last night he had a 77.4 offensive rating and a 109.1 defensive rating, for a -31.7 net rating. In the first half he had a 77.8 offensive rating in a game in which the Lakers scored 74 first half points and led by 33. His 5.6 first half net rating was by far the worst on the team. KCP was the next lowest at... 19.5.

Rondo can't keep playing if the Lakers want to be a contender. He is horrendous on both sides of the ball.
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Re: Thoughts on Rondo so far? 

Post#98 » by thebigbird » Sat Jan 4, 2020 2:57 pm

Rondo has a -48.1 net rating over the last two games and has been the reason why lebron/AD have not been able to sit the 4th quarter. He's one of the worst players in the league at this point and completely tanks things whenever he comes in, but Vogel continues to insist on playing him. It's ridiculous.
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Post#99 » by bb22 » Sat Jan 4, 2020 3:42 pm

thebigbird wrote:Rondo has a -48.1 net rating over the last two games and has been the reason why lebron/AD have not been able to sit the 4th quarter. He's one of the worst players in the league at this point and completely tanks things whenever he comes in, but Vogel continues to insist on playing him. It's ridiculous.


The inevitable injury to Rondo might be the only way to tell if it really is Rondo’s presence that’s coughing up these big leads. It is quite annoying. Rondo is also beloved by the coaching staff, AD, Boogie and Lebron (to an extent). So it’s a delicate situation.

I also want to see AD initiate the offense more from behind the arc. He’s more athletic than almost all of his defenders, but soft on the perimeter. Ignoring this past game vs the Pels, he hasn’t been very good at making plays and creating his own shot. He’s at the point in his career where he should be getting the ball and dominating like Giannis, not relying on Lebron or Rondo to set him up.
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Re: Thoughts on Rondo so far? 

Post#100 » by TylersLakers » Sat Jan 4, 2020 8:14 pm

It's stunning to me how Rondo has hypnotized so many people. To listen to Vogel, LeBron, AD, even Paul Pierce talk about him and how the "Lakers have a playmaker" is just insane to me. LeBron, AD & Vogel see the tape every day in film sessions. How is his play inspiring any confidence with those three guys specifically? Paul Pierce is his buddy and Championship teammate so that makes sense, but how he's hypnotized the Laker organization makes no sense.

His shot has been awful the last couple weeks and more importantly, his decision making has been really bad too. Earlier in the year, his decision making was great and he was knocking down shots. Now, none of it is happening.
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