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Kuzma’s Mindset: Defense First

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Kuzma’s Mindset: Defense First 

Post#1 » by kblo247 » Tue Sep 1, 2020 4:06 am

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That is the right mindset to have. Kinda reminds me of Rick Fox. That is what the team actually needs when see Kawhi.


For reference he’s got the second best defensive numbers on the team this playoffs so far behind just Caruso and over AD
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Post#2 » by Beethoven » Tue Sep 1, 2020 12:32 pm

I have been respecting his game since covid
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Post#3 » by Crooked-I » Tue Sep 1, 2020 3:23 pm

He's definitely been proving my wrong, I didn't think he had that sort of mindset in him. There was this one sequence where he got switched onto CJ and CJ scored on him then next time down the floor he went right to guarding CJ in a "you ain't scoring on me again" type of way. He's really bought into what the team needs from him.
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Post#4 » by stan francisco » Wed Sep 2, 2020 1:17 am

He’s a junk yard dawg and a true baller.

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PG: VanVleet, Caruso, Bradley
SG: James, Green, THT
SF: Kuzma, Bertans, Caroline
PF: Davis, Kostas, Cacok
C: McGee, Howard, Kostas

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Post#5 » by zimpy27 » Wed Sep 2, 2020 7:24 pm

This mindset is the reason he was the one that he wasn't traded with the rest of the team for AD even though positionally it made sense to move him.

He is becoming the 3rd best player and a lot of that has to do with AD moving to the 5 more in the playoffs. LeBron, Kuzma, AD was the dream before AD declared that he wanted to be a 4.
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Post#6 » by stan francisco » Wed Sep 2, 2020 11:37 pm

zimpy27 wrote:This mindset is the reason he was the one that he wasn't traded with the rest of the team for AD even though positionally it made sense to move him.

He is becoming the 3rd best player and a lot of that has to do with AD moving to the 5 more in the playoffs. LeBron, Kuzma, AD was the dream before AD declared that he wanted to be a 4.


Indeed. I’ll argue alongside you, with the difference that he already is our third best player. Caruso keeps making such progress defensively it’ll soon be hard to ignore him in this discussion, too. When both AC and Kuz start making their shots again like they used to, this team is very hard to beat.

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PG: VanVleet, Caruso, Bradley
SG: James, Green, THT
SF: Kuzma, Bertans, Caroline
PF: Davis, Kostas, Cacok
C: McGee, Howard, Kostas

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Post#7 » by ScHoolBoy B » Thu Sep 3, 2020 2:48 am

Finally that Flint Michigan dawg is coming out. Definitely had my doubts about this guy, but he's slowly turning a corner. Got to catch up to BI though.
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