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Re: Around the League 2021-2022 

Post#161 » by Neeva » Mon Oct 25, 2021 5:46 am

jpatrick wrote:
Calinks wrote:They looked shaky as hell but they are 3-0 and Lamello is balling out, I wont doubt him, it's early but 24,6, and 6 are great numbers, all star caliber.


I don’t get the Ball hate. Ball and Edwards are two of the most fun players to enter the league in awhile. I think both will have several all-star appearances. Wiseman on the other hand, not good.


Ant has better stats and gets zero of the hype Lamelo gets it’s annoying and don’t tell me Charlotte is bigger media market.
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Re: Around the League 2021-2022 

Post#162 » by _AIJ_ » Mon Oct 25, 2021 12:04 pm

Neeva wrote:Culver can’t get any playing time even with Brooks out, his nba career may be over soon.

Werent you upset he got traded?
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Post#163 » by winforlose » Mon Oct 25, 2021 12:08 pm

Neeva wrote:Culver can’t get any playing time even with Brooks out, his nba career may be over soon.


Kinda deserves to be at this point. He should ask for reassignment to the G and try to show enough flashes of talent to get the Griz to accept a second round pick to a team that will use him. He might also end up in Europe and rebuild his brand in a weaker league.
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Post#164 » by winforlose » Mon Oct 25, 2021 12:10 pm

So I was looking into Favors as part of a trade discussion in a different thread and I found something I wanted to share. This is an opinion piece, but it really does tell the story of the imbalance in the age of super tax teams (F*** GSW and the Nets all the way to he** for that one.) Check out the analysis for the Jazz, also note this is not the first or last place you will see this opinion, but I thought they worded it well. https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2946559-grading-the-biggest-trades-from-wild-nba-draft-day
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Re: Around the League 2021-2022 

Post#165 » by Calinks » Mon Oct 25, 2021 7:24 pm

ESPN Power rankings we only went from 22-20 being undefeated while no other undefeated team is lower than 16 lol. Wizards jumped 5 spots.

https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/32445694/nba-power-rankings-week-2-where-do-lakers-stand-slow-start-season

Sports Illustrated has us at 14

https://www.si.com/nba/2021/10/25/nba-power-rankings-first-impressions-lakers-warriors-nuggets

We have the best defense in the league right now and 5th best net rating. Bad news, is our offense is among the poorest but that is very likely to change. I don't expect our defense to remain at number 1 but if we can be top 12 I think thats' enough to push of into playoff contention.
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Re: Around the League 2021-2022 

Post#166 » by Calinks » Tue Oct 26, 2021 1:46 am

Demar DeRozan has been killing it in a Bulls jersey. People thought he was washed up.
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Re: Around the League 2021-2022 

Post#167 » by Calinks » Wed Oct 27, 2021 1:15 am

So far sixers fans today are feeling like we felt yesterday.
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Re: Around the League 2021-2022 

Post#168 » by Calinks » Thu Oct 28, 2021 3:14 am

Can you imagine if we won a top 3 spot with that last pick and drafted Mobley? Man of man.
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Post#169 » by life_saver » Thu Oct 28, 2021 4:00 am

I think Grizzlies of last season with JV are a better team than their current version with Adams.
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Post#170 » by Calinks » Thu Oct 28, 2021 4:25 am

life_saver wrote:I think Grizzlies of last season with JV are a better team than their current version with Adams.

I'll take Adams or Clarke off their hands lol.
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Re: Around the League 2021-2022 

Post#171 » by life_saver » Thu Oct 28, 2021 4:28 am

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life_saver wrote:I think Grizzlies of last season with JV are a better team than their current version with Adams.

I'll take Adams or Clarke off their hands lol.

I am not a big fan of Adams tbh..he is just too limited offensively.
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Re: Around the League 2021-2022 

Post#172 » by Calinks » Thu Oct 28, 2021 4:29 am

Smitch giving KAT a shoutout and is probably about to talk us up on NBA TV.
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Re: Around the League 2021-2022 

Post#173 » by Slim Tubby » Thu Oct 28, 2021 5:31 pm

It's an extremely small sample size, but I find it very interesting that PHI, BKN, BOS, LAL, LAC and PHO are a combined 10-17 to start the season. This makes me feel all warm inside. :)
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Re: Around the League 2021-2022 

Post#174 » by Calinks » Thu Oct 28, 2021 10:25 pm

Kendrick Perkins giving the wolves a lot of love saying we are a playoff team on NBA Today.

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Re: Around the League 2021-2022 

Post#175 » by Neeva » Fri Oct 29, 2021 1:28 am

Detriot really should have sold high on Jerami Grant when they had the chance.
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Re: Around the League 2021-2022 

Post#176 » by MN7725 » Fri Oct 29, 2021 2:08 am

Calinks wrote:Can you imagine if we won a top 3 spot with that last pick and drafted Mobley? Man of man.


He's great, reminds me of a bigger Draymond on D, always making right decision, hyper aware
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Post#177 » by MN7725 » Fri Oct 29, 2021 2:11 am

Kemba looking good for a salary dump/waived player, chance he'll be one of the top FA signings, like D Rose was with Wolves a couple seasons ago
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Re: Around the League 2021-2022 

Post#178 » by kidfozzy » Fri Oct 29, 2021 3:36 am

Jalen Green, 3-16 against Utah’s defense. Ouch.
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Re: Around the League 2021-2022 

Post#179 » by shrink » Fri Oct 29, 2021 3:47 am

Calinks wrote:Kendrick Perkins giving the wolves a lot of love saying we are a playoff team on NBA Today.

Well, an endorsement by Perk might mean it’s less likely we make the playoffs, since he is wrong so much.

I often wonder how Perk got his job? I know TNT tries to get players who are more personality than analysis like Chuck and Shaq, and maybe ESPN is trying to copy that model? But when I see him I feel uncomfortable, like he’s put there for people to laugh “at,” and not “with.”
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Re: Around the League 2021-2022 

Post#180 » by jpatrick » Fri Oct 29, 2021 4:08 am

Is Ja Morant a top ten player in the NBA right now?

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