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Lakers expected to finalize contract with J.R. Smith

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Re: Lakers expected to finalize contract with J.R. Smith 

Post#21 » by bb22 » Wed Jul 1, 2020 5:17 am

tugs wrote:
infinite11285 wrote:For one, I believe JR will redeem himself.

Secondly, what's the rotation look like now Waiters and Smith on the team?
How were they running things again? Completely forgot with this prolonged layoff

I'm assuming starting with:

LeBron
KCP
Green
AD
Javale

Then you got Rondo, Kuz, Dwight with the highest probability to come off the bench first. Caruso then Kieff next.

Still too deep. Waiters is a microwave scorer but I'm not sure how he'll perform in the playoffs, leaning towards JR here. Thinking Smith will eat more on Caruso and Kuz's minutes, and KCP's if he reverts to his inconsistent self. Rondo will still get his, assuming he can still turn Playoff Rondo on.


Man if JR is taking Caruso or KCP’s minutes, the season is a failure.
This team already has the wildcard in Waiters, who hasn’t played in a long time and might have something to prove.
JR has literally nothing to prove and
has no place on this team, unless they needed another body for practice or security if KCP, Caruso, and Waiters get COVID-19 at some point during the playoffs.
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Re: Lakers expected to finalize contract with J.R. Smith 

Post#22 » by LAKESHOW » Wed Jul 1, 2020 7:17 am

That's exactly my point I had made earlier. Lets go with the guys we got. To all of the sudden Force Chemistry will only ruin our chances
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Re: Lakers expected to finalize contract with J.R. Smith 

Post#23 » by Dr Aki » Fri Jul 3, 2020 5:02 am

JR's only hopeful advantage is he's better suited to guarding the big wings of the league.

Bradley/Caruso/KCP weren't doing that
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