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

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

Post#181 » by Knicksfan20 » Sun May 13, 2018 12:16 pm

Shandon Anderson is actually a pretty solid comparison tbh lol.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#182 » by FKF » Sun May 13, 2018 12:31 pm

thebuzzardman wrote:Anyway, it's just fun to bust on LFT and have some sport on Fiz here. I think every coach and GM has liked LFT. He hustles his ass off. He runs what they are running - commits to offensive and defensive sets. He's a good (but overrated) defender. I get why coaches like him and why they play him. I just wish they wouldn't play him so much. Some of that is a factor of the roster being poor. But 10 mpg of LFT is ok by me.

His forays to the hoop are an adventure though. (clyde voice). He's become a good spot up 3 point shooter. There should be some kind of "no dribbling rule" for LFT though.


Don't misunderstand me, I love Lance Thomas as a player.

Fiz just looks to me like a future goof in the job.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#183 » by thebuzzardman » Sun May 13, 2018 12:34 pm

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thebuzzardman wrote:Anyway, it's just fun to bust on LFT and have some sport on Fiz here. I think every coach and GM has liked LFT. He hustles his ass off. He runs what they are running - commits to offensive and defensive sets. He's a good (but overrated) defender. I get why coaches like him and why they play him. I just wish they wouldn't play him so much. Some of that is a factor of the roster being poor. But 10 mpg of LFT is ok by me.

His forays to the hoop are an adventure though. (clyde voice). He's become a good spot up 3 point shooter. There should be some kind of "no dribbling rule" for LFT though.


Don't misunderstand me, I love Lance Thomas as a player.

Fiz just looks to me like a future goof in the job.


I think Fiz will be good. He's a motivator who demands strong effort. That alone would be ok. Now we have to see if the defensive sets and offense he brings is good, but indications point to that being fine. I think the quote reveals that Fiz will exaggerate on the side of "motivational quotes" , at least to the press, so everyone has to be prepared for the grains of salt with things he says.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#184 » by MaseInYourFace » Sun May 13, 2018 12:55 pm

This thread still going?
A new era or error?
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#185 » by Knicksfan20 » Sun May 13, 2018 3:28 pm

MaseInYourFace wrote:This thread still going?

It will be talked about all season long every time Lance fumbles the ball , travels or throws a terrible inbound pass.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#186 » by thebuzzardman » Sun May 13, 2018 7:32 pm

MaseInYourFace wrote:This thread still going?


It may need to be stickied :D
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#187 » by hawkguy » Mon May 14, 2018 1:42 am

This comparison is ........ shocking to me.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#188 » by Kurt Rambis » Mon May 14, 2018 2:21 am

KP is a center on defense. He is an elite rim protector already with 7'3 height and 7'6 wing span. I don't care how weak (or soft) he is. His ability to defend inside is key to a great defense. He isn't good at chasing perimeter players and it also reduceschance to protect the rim.

Even Gobert seemed too slow against Rockets. A guy like KOQ can play to bring some toughness like David West and Zaza for some minutes but he can't be full time center for us.

So we need a guy like Draymond on defense. Closest guy on our roster is Lance Thomas. He can switch and he cand defend one on one well. He can make some 3ts to open up some space.

Until we trade or draft a better one Lance is our Draymond Green.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#189 » by Kurt Rambis » Mon May 14, 2018 2:42 am

More Fiz talks he sounds like boxing coach or a promoter than a basketball coach to be honest. :lol:

Maybe it was something they have looked at coach hiring. Kenny Smith was interviewed after all.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#190 » by malik959 » Mon May 14, 2018 2:49 am

I'm comparing this thread to the used sex doll thread, Hopeless! :noway: Lance doesn't have the grit and the intimidation factor that Green has. Teams don't want to play G.S because of that alone. Green makes it easier for the rest of his team-mates because he plays the bully role on offense and defense. Thomas is too nice to play that role. Hell Kanter plays a tougher role (fake hustle), but he's a fruit cake on defense.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#191 » by stopstandthere » Mon May 14, 2018 3:10 am

malik959 wrote:I'm comparing this thread to the used sex doll thread, Hopeless! :noway: Lance doesn't have the grit and the intimidation factor that Green has. Teams don't want to play G.S because of that alone. Green makes it easier for the rest of his team-mates because he plays the bully role on offense and defense. Thomas is too nice to play that role. Hell Kanter plays a tougher role (fake hustle), but he's a fruit cake on defense.


I'm comparing this thread to the Big Butt thread, which I missed.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#192 » by MP4LIFE » Mon May 14, 2018 3:42 am

malik959 wrote:I'm comparing this thread to the used sex doll thread, Hopeless! :noway: Lance doesn't have the grit and the intimidation factor that Green has. Teams don't want to play G.S because of that alone. Green makes it easier for the rest of his team-mates because he plays the bully role on offense and defense. Thomas is too nice to play that role. Hell Kanter plays a tougher role (fake hustle), but he's a fruit cake on defense.


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

Post#193 » by Knicksfan20 » Mon May 14, 2018 11:32 am

Kurt Rambis wrote:KP is a center on defense. He is an elite rim protector already with 7'3 height and 7'6 wing span. I don't care how weak (or soft) he is. His ability to defend inside is key to a great defense. He isn't good at chasing perimeter players and it also reduceschance to protect the rim.

Even Gobert seemed too slow against Rockets. A guy like KOQ can play to bring some toughness like David West and Zaza for some minutes but he can't be full time center for us.

So we need a guy like Draymond on defense. Closest guy on our roster is Lance Thomas. He can switch and he cand defend one on one well. He can make some 3ts to open up some space.

Until we trade or draft a better one Lance is our Draymond Green.

No... No he is not.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#194 » by NYKAL » Mon May 14, 2018 1:39 pm

whocares1 wrote:
nyczlegacy wrote:Feels like Fiz gonna piss off alot of people with his mouth, dude yaps alot


Good observation. I take that back. Great observation.


would you prefer Marc Jacksons oversized orifice? I hate even hearing him speak
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#195 » by whocares1 » Mon May 14, 2018 2:44 pm

NYKAL wrote:
whocares1 wrote:
nyczlegacy wrote:Feels like Fiz gonna piss off alot of people with his mouth, dude yaps alot


Good observation. I take that back. Great observation.


would you prefer Marc Jacksons oversized orifice? I hate even hearing him speak


I was being sarcastic lol.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#196 » by NYKAL » Mon May 14, 2018 2:53 pm

whocares1 wrote:
NYKAL wrote:
whocares1 wrote:
Good observation. I take that back. Great observation.


would you prefer Marc Jacksons oversized orifice? I hate even hearing him speak


I was being sarcastic lol.


then you forgot the green font :)
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#197 » by ITGM » Mon May 14, 2018 4:48 pm

Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green


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

Post#198 » by thebuzzardman » Tue May 15, 2018 1:18 am

10 pages and no one said that Fiz needs to get the prescription checked on his glasses?
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#199 » by Adelheid » Tue May 15, 2018 3:12 am

thebuzzardman wrote:10 pages and no one said that Fiz needs to get the prescription checked on his glasses?


I do think everyone laughing at the comparison, pretty much equates to what you just said.
Its ok though, big talk like that happens from time to time and the guy may not have yet realized how vicious the NY media can be on a later time when he is not meeting expectations. He will learn and adapt soon enough.
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Re: NYDN: Fiz sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green (WTF) 

Post#200 » by blueNorange » Tue May 15, 2018 4:31 am

real talk, when's the honeymoon going to be over for fizdale on this forum?

i'd say by christmas time, and only because some will be patient.
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