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Post#21 » by mke_design » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:34 pm

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Post#22 » by bucksbrewers3 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:34 pm

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Defense is, get beat badly but inevitably have the length to make up the ground and get a block.


Ever watched Giannis play defense?


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Post#23 » by MoreTrife » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:38 pm

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Satisfying Bogdanovich block at 1:17
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Post#24 » by midranger » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:38 pm

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Defense is, get beat badly but inevitably have the length to make up the ground and get a block.

He’s a 6’7 guy defending PGs and small SGs. Yes, he uses his length to recover
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Post#25 » by lvckv » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:41 pm

I mean there's more to defense than doing blocks. A guy staying in front of his man and forcing him to pass or sticking to his man through a pick and roll isn't making a youtube compilation though.
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Post#26 » by German Athens » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:43 pm

He’s seems like an athletic defender who is capable of defensive highlights, but I am a little worried how often offensive players can get their hips passed him in those clips. Now, he’s athletic enough to recover which we didn’t have on the wing last year, but if those players ever get by him, regardless if he can recover, that will still make our defense collapse.

I loved wes’s strength and footwork which I think jammed up players often on the perimeter, helping our team defense significantly.

I’m only reacting off the first few minutes in the video, so I may be wrong.
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Post#27 » by VooDoo7 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:44 pm

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Best part, 1:15 where he beat Bogdan's ****.
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Post#28 » by agiaco » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:44 pm

ShootingtheJ wrote:He's not good. Replacement player. Teams won't guard him. Pat is way better.

They play different positions...
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Post#29 » by Cooleyo47 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:47 pm

Bud’s going to love him and use him way more than we’d like; but he, Donte and Jrue are going to wreak havoc on backcourts.
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Post#30 » by worthlessBucks » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:50 pm

Horst does quite well at sprinkling contributors in to fill out the end of the roster. His senpai lacked such abilities.
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Post#31 » by tedbrogen » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:50 pm

Seems like a break glass in case of emergency guy if someone on the other team is going off, toss him out there on them. Putting him out there in non-Giannis lineups is fine because his lack of shooting won’t be as big of a deal.

He’s the 10th man with an actual NBA skill (his defense). That’s basically what you want, right?
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Post#33 » by GoldenAntlers » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:51 pm

This thread title deserves an exclamation mark.
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Post#34 » by MikeIsGood » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:52 pm

This is, both in a vacuum and also in context of our offseason, a great signing. Easy to get on board with this one.
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Post#35 » by Mags FTW » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:58 pm

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Post#36 » by Ruzious » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:59 pm

LUKE23 wrote:I'll admit I don't know much about Craig, but judging by his 3 point percentage, I'm guessing he's a defender. Can he defend 2, 3, and 4, or more of just a SF defender?

Overseas, he was a very good 3 point shooter - so there is hope. I like the signing at a cheap price.
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Post#37 » by ShootingtheJ » Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:02 pm

agiaco wrote:
ShootingtheJ wrote:He's not good. Replacement player. Teams won't guard him. Pat is way better.

They play different positions...


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Post#38 » by ShootingtheJ » Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:03 pm

Slightly taller Liggins
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Post#39 » by Krispy Kreme » Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:18 pm

Lol. Torrey Craig is lightyears better than Pat and Liggins.
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Post#40 » by books » Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:24 pm

Love that youtube compilation. The D on isolated Westbrook was impressive. And his trailing off the screen and blocking/challenging the shot from behind fits right in here. I think Bud must teach that?, because the Bucks defend that way all the time. Bledsoe, Patty C, Donte et al all have done that the last couple seasons. We definitely needed a go-to wing defender.

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