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Post#481 » by minimus » Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:16 am

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minimus wrote:I wonder what BOS will do. IMO they need to get Wiseman or Okongwu.


They could use an upgrade at C/PF, but like Denver they don't need to make any major moves, just let their young core develop.


The problem is that BOS dont have many financial resources to improve significantly. Tatum will get max, Kemba, Smart and Brown are on big contracts. Wiseman or Okongwu would fit perfectly there.
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Post#482 » by southern wolf » Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:42 am

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southern wolf wrote:
minimus wrote:I wonder what BOS will do. IMO they need to get Wiseman or Okongwu.


They could use an upgrade at C/PF, but like Denver they don't need to make any major moves, just let their young core develop.


The problem is that BOS dont have many financial resources to improve significantly. Tatum will get max, Kemba, Smart and Brown are on big contracts. Wiseman or Okongwu would fit perfectly there.


I think their improvement comes from Tatum and Brown continuing to get better and turning into superstars, not necessarily from trades. Tatum is 22 and Brown is 23, they're going to keep improving. They could draft a decent big at 14 without having to trade up.
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Post#483 » by minimus » Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:53 am

southern wolf wrote:
minimus wrote:
southern wolf wrote:
They could use an upgrade at C/PF, but like Denver they don't need to make any major moves, just let their young core develop.


The problem is that BOS dont have many financial resources to improve significantly. Tatum will get max, Kemba, Smart and Brown are on big contracts. Wiseman or Okongwu would fit perfectly there.


I think their improvement comes from Tatum and Brown continuing to get better and turning into superstars, not necessarily from trades. Tatum is 22 and Brown is 23, they're going to keep improving. They could draft a decent big at 14 without having to trade up.


That makes sense. In this playoff I saw them using Kanter, who is an awful defender and raw Robert Williams. IMO big man position is the most evident area for improvement that screams "Wiseman!" or "Okongwu!" :) Or maybe I am just trying to sell this idea in order to beef up #1 pick trading value :)
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Post#484 » by UnFadeable21 » Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:24 pm

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Doc rivers got fired
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Post#485 » by Neeva » Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:42 pm

Not surprised, no reason for them to choke like that against Denver.
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Post#486 » by IceManBK1 » Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:42 pm

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Read on Twitter
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Doc rivers got fired


Should we hire Doc.. He seems like a no BS guy. Ryan Saunders don't seem to have the pedigree to take this team to the playoffs.
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Post#487 » by KGdaBom » Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:58 pm

IceManBK1 wrote:
UnFadeable21 wrote:
Read on Twitter
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Doc rivers got fired


Should we hire Doc.. He seems like a no BS guy. Ryan Saunders don't seem to have the pedigree to take this team to the playoffs.

Bring him on. Go Wolves. The players choked. Not Doc.
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Post#488 » by Neeva » Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:50 pm

I wouldn’t hate it, too bad wolves are letting philly take Dantoni, makes no sense for the wolves not to go for him.
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Post#489 » by Klomp » Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:04 pm

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tsherkin wrote:The important thing to take away here is that Klomp is wrong.
Esohny wrote:Why are you asking Klomp? "He's" actually a bot that posts random blurbs from a database.
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Post#490 » by KGdaBom » Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:24 pm

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Yes and he probably has the lowest winning percentage of the 16.
I know my responses about Saunders are always snarky. It's not his fault he was promoted far above his ability.
I blame it on Taylor. So my snark is not aimed at Saunders personally it is more for Taylor and Saunder's supporters.
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Post#491 » by southern wolf » Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:07 am

Neeva wrote:I wouldn’t hate it, too bad wolves are letting philly take Dantoni, makes no sense for the wolves not to go for him.


Unfortunately, we don't have a head coaching vacancy. They seem pretty committed to Saunders.
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Post#492 » by KGdaBom » Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:32 am

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Neeva wrote:I wouldn’t hate it, too bad wolves are letting philly take Dantoni, makes no sense for the wolves not to go for him.


Unfortunately, we don't have a head coaching vacancy. They seem pretty committed to Saunders.

Very unfortunately. :banghead:
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Post#493 » by minimus » Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:31 am

IceManBK1 wrote:
UnFadeable21 wrote:
Read on Twitter
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Doc rivers got fired


Should we hire Doc.. He seems like a no BS guy. Ryan Saunders don't seem to have the pedigree to take this team to the playoffs.


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Post#494 » by southern wolf » Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:57 am

KGdaBom wrote:
southern wolf wrote:
Neeva wrote:I wouldn’t hate it, too bad wolves are letting philly take Dantoni, makes no sense for the wolves not to go for him.


Unfortunately, we don't have a head coaching vacancy. They seem pretty committed to Saunders.

Very unfortunately. :banghead:
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Thanks. Not sure what I'll be discussing then! I post pretty sporadically these days.
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Post#495 » by Jedzz » Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:24 pm

minimus wrote:
southern wolf wrote:
minimus wrote:I wonder what BOS will do. IMO they need to get Wiseman or Okongwu.


They could use an upgrade at C/PF, but like Denver they don't need to make any major moves, just let their young core develop.


The problem is that BOS dont have many financial resources to improve significantly. Tatum will get max, Kemba, Smart and Brown are on big contracts. Wiseman or Okongwu would fit perfectly there.


They have three picks in the first round. #14 which is a nice pick in this draft, then two later picks at the end. I suppose they could try offering 5 FRPs for Towns and steal another big from us.
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Post#496 » by KGdaBom » Tue Sep 29, 2020 4:34 pm

southern wolf wrote:
KGdaBom wrote:
southern wolf wrote:
Unfortunately, we don't have a head coaching vacancy. They seem pretty committed to Saunders.

Very unfortunately. :banghead:
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Thanks. Not sure what I'll be discussing then! I post pretty sporadically these days.

Pre and post draft gives many opportunities for posting. You just need to avail yourself of those opportunities. Come out of the semi-retirement for a little while.
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Post#497 » by KGdaBom » Thu Oct 1, 2020 3:09 am

Lakers by 26 starting the 4th Qtr. Maybe the rest of the league needs to go a bit bigger. Bam 2-8, Herro 3-12 and Robinson 0-3. Go Lakers.
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Post#498 » by UnFadeable21 » Thu Oct 1, 2020 3:10 am

Heat got no chance when they are putting Jae crowder and iggy to guard AD

It reminds me of when we had Roco at 4 trying to guard big power forwards and everyone except Saunders and Rosas could see it was a major fail.
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Post#499 » by KGdaBom » Thu Oct 1, 2020 3:18 am

UnFadeable21 wrote:Heat got no chance when they are putting Jae crowder and iggy to guard AD

It reminds me of when we had Roco at 4 trying to guard big power forwards and everyone except Saunders and Rosas could see it was a major fail.

That's why we need to draft Okongwu or Wiseman.
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Post#500 » by UnFadeable21 » Thu Oct 1, 2020 3:20 am

KGdaBom wrote:
UnFadeable21 wrote:Heat got no chance when they are putting Jae crowder and iggy to guard AD

It reminds me of when we had Roco at 4 trying to guard big power forwards and everyone except Saunders and Rosas could see it was a major fail.

That's why we need to draft Okongwu or Wiseman.


I want a real power forward next to Towns which is why I said I want Aaron Gordon.

But the Wolves believe in that Rockets Philosphy of 1 guard, 3 wings, and a center. They have stated this a lot about trying to play “an analytics game and modern basketball.” Using Gersson own words.

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