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NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF)

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NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#1 » by JXL » Thu May 10, 2018 3:24 pm

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/basketball/knicks/new-knick-coach-fizdale-sees-lance-thomas-draymond-green-article-1.3982139

Fizdale even compared Thomas to All-Star Draymond Green.

"He's a Swiss Army knife-type of player that can guard multiple positions and you can run offense through him," the coach said on WFAN. "I think he can push the ball off the break a lot like Draymond Green plays. Obviously the thing I'm going to demand from Lance is to play defense like Draymond. And be a guy that's pushing to be a First Team All-Defender."



Um.... WHAT?! Lance is NOTHING like Draymond. He doesn't rebound like Draymond, he doesn't have a good pickup dribble like Draymond, he's not intimidating on defense like Draymond, he's not a great passer like Draymond. HE'S NOTHING LIKE DRAYMOND! :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#3 » by 3toheadmelo » Thu May 10, 2018 3:26 pm

do u expect him to come out and say " ya lance is a bum" lol
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#5 » by JXL » Thu May 10, 2018 3:28 pm

3toheadmelo wrote:do u expect him to come out and say " ya lance is a bum" lol


I expect him to tell the truth. Thomas has been in the league for 8 years now, and he's never had the skill set that Draymond possesses.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#6 » by Jonathan starks » Thu May 10, 2018 3:28 pm

3toheadmelo wrote:do u expect him to come out and say " ya lance is a bum" lol


No, but I didn’t expect that kind of praise for a mediocre player
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#7 » by shtolky » Thu May 10, 2018 3:29 pm

Breaking news...a newly hired coach talking up his players in hopes they improve. What's he supposed to say, that everyone on the roster is garbage except for KP?
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#8 » by Jonathan starks » Thu May 10, 2018 3:30 pm

JXL wrote:
3toheadmelo wrote:do u expect him to come out and say " ya lance is a bum" lol


I expect him to tell the truth. Thomas has been in the league for 8 years now, and he's never had the skill set that Draymond possesses.


He’s nothing like green. You can run an offense through lance??!! Lmao
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#9 » by 3toheadmelo » Thu May 10, 2018 3:30 pm

JXL wrote:
3toheadmelo wrote:do u expect him to come out and say " ya lance is a bum" lol


I expect him to tell the truth. Thomas has been in the league for 8 years now, and he's never had the skill set that Draymond possesses.

the truth is that he's a bum :lol:

a lot of coaches gas up their players. it really doesn't mean much.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#10 » by Adelheid » Thu May 10, 2018 3:30 pm

Alot of us had the exact sentiments posted in the Knicks offseason thread. It was quite a hoot!

My theory is that Fizz probably just talked to the remaining coaching staff or whoever resource people in the org and asked them to describe to him each Knicks players in a nutshell and zipped off to the interview.
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Post#11 » by 3toheadmelo » Thu May 10, 2018 3:31 pm

Jonathan starks wrote:
3toheadmelo wrote:do u expect him to come out and say " ya lance is a bum" lol


No, but I didn’t expect that kind of praise for a mediocre player

okay and he's not gonna come out and say he's trash either.

coaches talk up their players all the time.. you actin like this is new
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#12 » by Jonathan starks » Thu May 10, 2018 3:33 pm

3toheadmelo wrote:
Jonathan starks wrote:
3toheadmelo wrote:do u expect him to come out and say " ya lance is a bum" lol


No, but I didn’t expect that kind of praise for a mediocre player

okay and he's not gonna come out and say he's trash either.

coaches talk up their players all the time.. you actin like this is new


Coaches do talk up their players, but it’s not usually this hyperbolic
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#13 » by Deeeez Knicks » Thu May 10, 2018 3:33 pm

He looks more like Lebron to me
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#14 » by JXL » Thu May 10, 2018 3:34 pm

Deeeez Knicks wrote:He looks more like Lebron to me


If Lebron can do less than what he has, then you're spot on. :lol:
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Post#15 » by Jonathan starks » Thu May 10, 2018 3:35 pm

Deeeez Knicks wrote:He looks more like Lebron to me

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Post#16 » by BeagleBoss » Thu May 10, 2018 3:36 pm

Fiz obviously meant to say Tom Green.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#17 » by JXL » Thu May 10, 2018 3:38 pm

I think he's planning to move Lance to the 4 while Porzingis recovers next season, probably even start him. That means Beas Da God is not resigning.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#18 » by taj2133 » Thu May 10, 2018 3:43 pm

Lance , burke, mudiay and o'quin showed up at the press conference and talk to fiz honestly i have no problem what fiz his saying about lance the truth of the matter the knicks aren't going to good next year and kp isn't going to play next year . Its basically a rebuilding year and probably hype lance trade value if he does well next year.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#19 » by WajaBawl » Thu May 10, 2018 3:46 pm

JXL wrote:I think he's planning to move Lance to the 4 while Porzingis recovers next season, probably even start him. That means Beas Da God is not resigning.


In that case we have to draft a proper 4. I cannot bear the thought of having to sit through another season with LT starting. Even a second round prospect would be better.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#20 » by Besart19 » Thu May 10, 2018 3:47 pm

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