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Around the NBA - Preseason Edition

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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#481 » by El Poochio » Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:29 am

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dakomish23 wrote:PHI played Saric at C against Moz. He hits a couple of open 3's. Moz off the floor.

What is so hard about this basic concept for our franchise? KP can not only drain 3's, but he can attack closouts well with a midrange pull up or can take it to the rack.

Such a huge mismatch in our favor & we need to take advantage of it this year.


You are missing the point that winning and winning strategies are not in our favour


It will be best for his development IMO. That's where he belongs. Start now.

Also, we are so terrible up & down this roster that I doubt it even makes a big enough difference.


Starting players from lower position numbers than the intended target is a common development practice
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#482 » by El Poochio » Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:42 am

We should snatch Matt Williams Jr when he eventually gets released by Heat
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#483 » by K P 6 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:44 am

51 3's per game for Houston in the preseason lol
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#484 » by El Poochio » Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:50 am

K P 6 wrote:51 3's per game for Houston in the preseason lol


200 points per game?
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G: G. Dragic | D. Wright | J. Lin
G: N. Powell | M. Monk | P. Mills
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#485 » by El Poochio » Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:51 am

Winslow New PointGawd :-o :eek2:
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G: N. Powell | M. Monk | P. Mills
F: J. Winslow | P. McCaw
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C: J. Embiid | M. Muscala

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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#486 » by Capn'O » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:15 am

Knickstape1214 wrote:Please stay healthy, JoJo. You’re a gift from the NBA gods.


He's so **** good.
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#487 » by j4remi » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:15 am

Personnel doesn't matter with the Grizzlies, their identity is rock solid.
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#488 » by Wolfgang630 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:19 am

Didn't Aaron Gordon always play the 3 and now he's the 4 this year? From highlights he's looked wayyy better. It's amazing how much being in a different position makes you look average to All Star caliber
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#489 » by El Poochio » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:29 am

Wolfgang630 wrote:Didn't Aaron Gordon always play the 3 and now he's the 4 this year? From highlights he's looked wayyy better. It's amazing how much being in a different position makes you look average to All Star caliber


Thats the point, if he didnt work on his ball handling and shooting like a true perimeter player he would still be a bum and never unlock his full potential
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G: N. Powell | M. Monk | P. Mills
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C: J. Embiid | M. Muscala

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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#490 » by Wolfgang630 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:33 am

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Wolfgang630 wrote:Didn't Aaron Gordon always play the 3 and now he's the 4 this year? From highlights he's looked wayyy better. It's amazing how much being in a different position makes you look average to All Star caliber


Thats the point, if he didnt work on his ball handling and shooting like a true perimeter player he would still be a bum and never unlock his full potential


That's good. I'm not disagreeing.
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#491 » by El Poochio » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:42 am

Wolfgang630 wrote:
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Wolfgang630 wrote:Didn't Aaron Gordon always play the 3 and now he's the 4 this year? From highlights he's looked wayyy better. It's amazing how much being in a different position makes you look average to All Star caliber


Thats the point, if he didnt work on his ball handling and shooting like a true perimeter player he would still be a bum and never unlock his full potential


That's good. I'm not disagreeing.


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G: N. Powell | M. Monk | P. Mills
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#492 » by Capn'O » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:48 am

Meyers actually doesn't look horrible
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#493 » by Capn'O » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:57 am

Josh Jackson looking like the real deal a few plays in a row

Edit - then that bugger goes and makes a bunch of turnovers. He's not caught up to NBA pace yet. But he looks great on D which is quite rare for a rookie.
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#494 » by HarthorneWingo » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:04 am

How did we lose Ariza?
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#495 » by Capn'O » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:05 am

HarthorneWingo wrote:How did we lose Ariza?


You're not gonna like the answer

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part of the Steve Francis deal...
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#496 » by HarthorneWingo » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:08 am

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HarthorneWingo wrote:How did we lose Ariza?


You're not gonna like the answer

Spoiler:
part of the Steve Francis deal...


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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#497 » by Wolfgang630 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:38 am

When I watch other teams they just seem so much more fluid than us. I don't get why the Knicks just look off and not fluid on offense.

It almost feels like the Knicks play with a smaller floor on offense and then I watched the Sixers highlights and there's so much space between everyone. It's like the basketball court is so much bigger for everyone else.
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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#498 » by HarthorneWingo » Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:15 am

:rofl2:

The dude can't shoot free throws. It's a complete disaster. :lol:

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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#499 » by 3toheadmelo » Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:36 am

Capn'O wrote:Josh Jackson looking like the real deal a few plays in a row

Edit - then that bugger goes and makes a bunch of turnovers. He's not caught up to NBA pace yet. But he looks great on D which is quite rare for a rookie.

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Re: Around the NBA - Preseason Edition 

Post#500 » by robillionaire » Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:41 am

monk had 21 6 and 3. I still like monk.

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