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Post#301 » by Calinks » Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:12 am

The Jazz are another team that has managed to wow me and win 9 games in a row. They have done it without Conely and Mitchel too. Clarkson trade was a homerun for them early on. Man oh man I pine for the day we can pull off a streak like that. Has to be so fun to watch your team win day in and day out like that.
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Post#302 » by Jedzz » Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:12 pm

Calinks wrote:The Jazz...win 9 games in a row....Clarkson trade was a homerun for them early on. Man oh man I pine for the day we can pull off a streak like that. Has to be so fun to watch your team win day in and day out like that.


The Jazz didn't even have to wait till the very last second of deadline for that trade. No fair! Must wait until last 10 mins of DDay!

It would be nice to see your team at least once during a season put all the hard work they've done together into a consistent output and own it for a couple weeks at least.
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Post#303 » by mplsfonz23 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:56 pm

I think we could have really stuck it to the heat had we forced Thibs that JB was not in the plans for the future. I am not sure what exactly what was offered, but reading this article, I think they were desperate.

https://basketball.realgm.com/wiretap/256805/Erik-Spoelstra-Theres-A-Reason-Why-We-Chased-Jimmy-Butler-So-Hard-Backed-Up-The-Brinks-Truck
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Post#304 » by Calinks » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:12 am

This season is so damn wacky! The Grizzlies are beating the Rockets right now. Who in the hell thought the Grizzlies would be this good? Thunder are a solid team, well in the playoff... what? So crazy man.

Also maybe this goes to show just how super important good PG play is. Guard play in general is paramount in the NBA
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Post#305 » by Dewey » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:31 am

Calinks wrote:This season is so damn wacky! The Grizzlies are beating the Rockets right now. Who in the hell thought the Grizzlies would be this good? Thunder are a solid team, well in the playoff... what? So crazy man.

Also maybe this goes to show just how super important good PG play is. Guard play in general is paramount in the NBA

Jazz, Grizzlies etc ... they simply work hard and simply outwork their opponent. We just do not have that with the so-called “max players” on the wolves roster. Wiggins and KAT represent the “paid and complacent” description.

At this stage, and the fact we are already baggin the season, we will only make this culture worse by playing Wiggins and KAT and continue losing. I honestly don’t miss either one when they are on the fictional injured list.

Our front office wants to tank, but sadly, we can play two max players and still appear to be tanking ... it gets no lower. Ya gotta sit them and try to salvage any face
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Post#306 » by Calinks » Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:03 am

Haha Brooks is actually stepping up going off on another team besides us! Seems like some players thrive on the Rockets/wolves style of defense. I think because we force a lot of long twos and some players are good at making those shots. Brooks seems to love playing against this defensive scheme.
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Post#307 » by Calinks » Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:20 am

Grizzlies on a 6 game winning streak. They are hot, just crazy how the hell this young team is balling. Imagine Iguodala would actually play for them, that might be a playoff team. Got to be exciting for Memphis fans.
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Post#308 » by minimus » Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:58 am

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Post#309 » by vagelis » Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:51 pm

Some teams still allow their players to select their own shots even if they are mid range shots.
Look at this video how many mid range shots has Booker shot and scored.

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Post#310 » by Calinks » Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:20 am

Grizzlies finally lose.
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Post#311 » by Calinks » Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:25 am

So G-league players can be traded? I was wondering about this the other day, could G-league teams trade amongst themselves and could NBA teams trade for G-league player rights.
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Post#312 » by Klomp » Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:27 am

Calinks wrote:So G-league players can be traded? I was wondering about this the other day, could G-league teams trade amongst themselves and could NBA teams trade for G-league player rights.

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Post#313 » by LibertyPrime » Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:48 am

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Post#315 » by Calinks » Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:55 pm

Watch Layman come back in three weeks, wolves figure things out, go on a second half tear, and wind up being the last team in the lottery lol.
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Post#316 » by KGdaBom » Yesterday 3:42 am

Houston without Harden and Westbrook up 10 on the Jazz who have been playing the best ball in the NBA lately.
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Post#317 » by MN7725 » Yesterday 5:12 am

look at lineup Houston used tonight vs Jazz!

Harterstein played 6 minutes, only guy over like 6'5

out-rebounded Jazz too
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Post#318 » by Calinks » Yesterday 5:17 am

Winning, knowing how to win is a skill too. Great vets, personnel that fits a system, floro leadership, all of that goes into it. Works the other way too, losing like we do is special, it's something team learns. Starts with some bad/questionable losses here and there, then is spreads, like a plague. We saw the signs early in the season, those certain losses that had no explanation, that's how the ball gets rolling.
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