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Avery Bradley will opt out of returning this season

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Post#21 » by Landsberger » Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:00 pm

Playing time hasn't been Kuzma's issue.... its been the system. He's being used as a floor spacer most of the time which isn't where he brings the most value.
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Post#22 » by kblo247 » Thu Jul 9, 2020 5:19 am

Landsberger wrote:Playing time hasn't been Kuzma's issue.... its been the system. He's being used as a floor spacer most of the time which isn't where he brings the most value.

It has been the issue actually. Kuzma scores at the same exact rate per minute as the year before. He just plays 9mins less a night. He even converts at the rim at nearly the same rate with better defensive metrics. He just doesn’t get time. And KCP is a the other victim of that on the year actually.
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Post#23 » by lazybatman » Tue Jul 14, 2020 5:19 pm

I think this is crucial. AB basically played Pat Beverly and Eric Bledsoe out of the March weekend games. It matters a lot against the Clippers, Bucks and Rockets(if we see them in the WC).

I think he could be the difference between Championship and bust this year. More weight on Lebron and AD to come up really big.
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Post#24 » by tamaraw08 » Wed Jul 15, 2020 2:59 pm

lazybatman wrote:I think this is crucial. AB basically played Pat Beverly and Eric Bledsoe out of the March weekend games. I matters hugely against the Clippers, Bucks and Rockets(if we see them in the WC).

I think he could be the difference between Championship and bust this year. More weight on Lebron and AD to come up really big.

It was tough for me too after learning this, esp after witnessing his huge games like vs the Clips. KCP was relatively very good for this team, exceeded most of our expecations and I like Caruso too but Vogel seems be fixated for them to come off the bench like spark plugs injecting energy and offense when starters are resting. I am very intrigued on what Waiters have to offer, considering that this is last chance to get a decent contract. He had like 3 months to condition his body, fix his jumper etc, if he does well during training camp, maybe he can fill in the void.
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Re: Avery Bradley will opt out of returning this season 

Post#25 » by lazybatman » Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:07 am

tamaraw08 wrote:
lazybatman wrote:I think this is crucial. AB basically played Pat Beverly and Eric Bledsoe out of the March weekend games. I matters hugely against the Clippers, Bucks and Rockets(if we see them in the WC).

I think he could be the difference between Championship and bust this year. More weight on Lebron and AD to come up really big.

It was tough for me too after learning this, esp after witnessing his huge games like vs the Clips. KCP was relatively very good for this team, exceeded most of our expecations and I like Caruso too but Vogel seems be fixated for them to come off the bench like spark plugs injecting energy and offense when starters are resting. I am very intrigued on what Waiters have to offer, considering that this is last chance to get a decent contract. He had like 3 months to condition his body, fix his jumper etc, if he does well during training camp, maybe he can fill in the void.


I hope so man.. Waiters could be a great fit, if he's put in the work. He's got some weight to switch onto Kawahi and PG and not get overpowered. Also has an above average playmaking ability, which we so desperately miss at times. The contract situation should help for sure.

On Caruso - I've seen him lost out there in our bigger stature games, which is expected off a youngster honestly. He won't have the home crowd either, so I'm mostly counting on KCP to fill a lot of the void.

I wish it was Dwight instead of Bradley honestly.. JaVale and him are gonna be warming the bench against the Clippers, Rockets and Bucks anyway.
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Re: Avery Bradley will opt out of returning this season 

Post#26 » by whitelight » Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:51 pm

lazybatman wrote:
tamaraw08 wrote:
lazybatman wrote:I think this is crucial. AB basically played Pat Beverly and Eric Bledsoe out of the March weekend games. I matters hugely against the Clippers, Bucks and Rockets(if we see them in the WC).

I think he could be the difference between Championship and bust this year. More weight on Lebron and AD to come up really big.

It was tough for me too after learning this, esp after witnessing his huge games like vs the Clips. KCP was relatively very good for this team, exceeded most of our expecations and I like Caruso too but Vogel seems be fixated for them to come off the bench like spark plugs injecting energy and offense when starters are resting. I am very intrigued on what Waiters have to offer, considering that this is last chance to get a decent contract. He had like 3 months to condition his body, fix his jumper etc, if he does well during training camp, maybe he can fill in the void.


I hope so man.. Waiters could be a great fit, if he's put in the work. He's got some weight to switch onto Kawahi and PG and not get overpowered. Also has an above average playmaking ability, which we so desperately miss at times. The contract situation should help for sure.

On Caruso - I've seen him lost out there in our bigger stature games, which is expected off a youngster honestly. He won't have the home crowd either, so I'm mostly counting on KCP to fill a lot of the void.

I wish it was Dwight instead of Bradley honestly.. JaVale and him are gonna be warming the bench against the Clippers, Rockets and Bucks anyway.


JaVale is still going to be starting games. Howard plays a part too. The only time AD plays C is when finish games. That's it.
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Re: Avery Bradley will opt out of returning this season 

Post#27 » by lazybatman » Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:55 pm

whitelight wrote:
lazybatman wrote:
tamaraw08 wrote:It was tough for me too after learning this, esp after witnessing his huge games like vs the Clips. KCP was relatively very good for this team, exceeded most of our expecations and I like Caruso too but Vogel seems be fixated for them to come off the bench like spark plugs injecting energy and offense when starters are resting. I am very intrigued on what Waiters have to offer, considering that this is last chance to get a decent contract. He had like 3 months to condition his body, fix his jumper etc, if he does well during training camp, maybe he can fill in the void.


I hope so man.. Waiters could be a great fit, if he's put in the work. He's got some weight to switch onto Kawahi and PG and not get overpowered. Also has an above average playmaking ability, which we so desperately miss at times. The contract situation should help for sure.

On Caruso - I've seen him lost out there in our bigger stature games, which is expected off a youngster honestly. He won't have the home crowd either, so I'm mostly counting on KCP to fill a lot of the void.

I wish it was Dwight instead of Bradley honestly.. JaVale and him are gonna be warming the bench against the Clippers, Rockets and Bucks anyway.


JaVale is still going to be starting games. Howard plays a part too. The only time AD plays C is when finish games. That's it.


I don't mean they're not important, but they're damn near unplayable if any of those 3 teams' are moderately good offensively, since neither has the ability to punish them on the offensive side, and they're not perimeter defenders.

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