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KP's elbow sleeve and/or the bursitis may have affected his shot

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KP's elbow sleeve and/or the bursitis may have affected his shot 

Post#1 » by KnixinSix » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:11 pm

For such a large main with alot of flailing limbs , he takes alot of shots to that elbow (from defenders,falling to the ground etc). Him missing two FTs is quite rare and his shot doesnt look as consistent (tight spin,trajectory etc) as the first 10 games. I don't think it was just an off night.

Something to look out for the rest of the season.
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Post#2 » by robillionaire » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:13 pm

Didn't look like it against Sacramento
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Post#3 » by JXL » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:18 pm

robillionaire wrote:Didn't look like it against Sacramento


He wore the sleeve on the left arm to hide that nasty scar.
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Re: KP's elbow sleeve and/or the bursitis may have affected his shot 

Post#4 » by knuckles862 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:25 pm

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Re: KP's elbow sleeve and/or the bursitis may have affected his shot 

Post#5 » by Rotten Apple » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:30 pm

The sleeve should help but it’s something that should be addressed sooner rather than later(he wants to wait til after the season)

I think once we start falling out of contention then maybe shut him down but right now it’s too early to do that.
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Post#6 » by shtolky » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:20 pm

Or...maybe he just had a bad shooting night. That shockingly does happen even to superstars over the course of an 82 game season.
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Re: KP's elbow sleeve and/or the bursitis may have affected his shot 

Post#7 » by blueNorange » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:25 pm

jesus christ many of you have no idea what elbow bursitis is.

it's like shin splints, it's a manageable pain.
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Post#8 » by Phish Tank » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:27 pm

Curry dealt with it a couple seasons ago during a Finals run.

KP will be alright.
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Post#9 » by HarthorneWingo » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:33 pm

JXL wrote:
robillionaire wrote:Didn't look like it against Sacramento


He wore the sleeve on the left arm to hide that nasty scar.


Why hide the scar? It's not a fashion show.
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Post#10 » by HarthorneWingo » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:34 pm

shtolky wrote:Or...maybe he just had a bad shooting night. That shockingly does happen even to superstars over the course of an 82 game season.


He also got two quick fouls in the first half.
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Re: KP's elbow sleeve and/or the bursitis may have affected his shot 

Post#11 » by King of Canada » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:08 pm

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shtolky wrote:Or...maybe he just had a bad shooting night. That shockingly does happen even to superstars over the course of an 82 game season.


He also got two quick fouls in the first half.


And then a 3rd that got him quickly benched. It was that 3rd foul, KOQ's run of awful plays, and then Lance being doodoo that let the Cavs get back into it. That's not even taking into account Korver.
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Re: KP's elbow sleeve and/or the bursitis may have affected his shot 

Post#12 » by thebuzzardman » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:10 pm

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HarthorneWingo wrote:
shtolky wrote:Or...maybe he just had a bad shooting night. That shockingly does happen even to superstars over the course of an 82 game season.


He also got two quick fouls in the first half.


And then a 3rd that got him quickly benched. It was that 3rd foul, KOQ's run of awful plays, and then Lance being doodoo that let the Cavs get back into it. That's not even taking into account Korver.


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Re: KP's elbow sleeve and/or the bursitis may have affected his shot 

Post#13 » by JXL » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:11 pm

King of Canada wrote:
HarthorneWingo wrote:
shtolky wrote:Or...maybe he just had a bad shooting night. That shockingly does happen even to superstars over the course of an 82 game season.


He also got two quick fouls in the first half.


And then a 3rd that got him quickly benched. It was that 3rd foul, KOQ's run of awful plays, and then Lance being doodoo that let the Cavs get back into it. That's not even taking into account Korver.


Still had a 15 pt lead in the 4th, but yea, all of that...
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Re: KP's elbow sleeve and/or the bursitis may have affected his shot 

Post#14 » by Meat » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:12 pm

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Post#15 » by HarthorneWingo » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:16 pm

Meat wrote:shut him down


And warm up the tank. :lol:
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Post#16 » by EchelonNYK » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:17 pm

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Post#17 » by Amare_1_Knicks » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:31 pm

blueNorange wrote:jesus christ many of you have no idea what elbow bursitis is.

it's like shin splints, it's a manageable pain.


Well, it’s like shin splints in a sense, but the severity of it obviously varies from case to case. Also, whether it’s manageable pain or not, doesn’t change the fact that it is pain, and secondly there can be discomfort as a result of that, and moreover there can be swelling on top of that. We don’t know what’s going on under that sleeve on a day to day. It could hamper his shooting efficiency somewhat, or it could have very little of an effect on him. Either way, it’s not an injury you sweep under the rug as non-impactful.
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Re: KP's elbow sleeve and/or the bursitis may have affected his shot 

Post#18 » by thr3ep01nte4 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:17 pm

He just had a bad game. It happens to everyone. Look Dirk's third season, he wasn't very consistent throughout the season. Dirk even had 4 bad games in a row in the playoffs.
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Also, Jokic isn't on fire every night, neither is Towns. KP just had one of the worse games. That's all.
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Re: KP's elbow sleeve and/or the bursitis may have affected his shot 

Post#19 » by KnixinSix » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:19 pm

Amare_1_Knicks wrote:
blueNorange wrote:jesus christ many of you have no idea what elbow bursitis is.

it's like shin splints, it's a manageable pain.


Well, it’s like shin splints in a sense, but the severity of it obviously varies from case to case. Also, whether it’s manageable pain or not, doesn’t change the fact that it is pain, and secondly there can be discomfort as a result of that, and moreover there can be swelling on top of that. We don’t know what’s going on under that sleeve on a day to day. It could hamper his shooting efficiency somewhat, or it could have very little of an effect on him. Either way, it’s not an injury you sweep under the rug as non-impactful.


Ive had it. It can bark or flare-up. It can definitely affect your shot on a day it's acting up.
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Re: KP's elbow sleeve and/or the bursitis may have affected his shot 

Post#20 » by Woodsanity » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:37 pm

Seriously do people expect him to score 30+ points on high efficiency every night?
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