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Coaching Chess Match - Nurse vs. Stevens (Half Court Hoops - YouTube)

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Coaching Chess Match - Nurse vs. Stevens (Half Court Hoops - YouTube) 

Post#1 » by StopitLeo » Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:45 pm

This is an excellent game-by-game breakdown showing adjustments each coach made during the series. A lot of detail covering both offence and defense.

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Post#2 » by StopitLeo » Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:47 pm

How does nobody comment on this?!?
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Post#3 » by vulture » Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:26 pm

I love this kind of breakdown. Thanks for sharing
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Post#4 » by 720 » Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:29 pm

If Nurse had Tatum the series would have ended in 4 or 5. Nurse better than Stevens.
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Post#5 » by Pooh_Jeter » Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:41 pm

StopitLeo wrote:How does nobody comment on this?!?


It's an excellent breakdown, but unfortunately most people on this board give every shred of credit for any success this team has to Masai. The difficulties Nurse has had to deal with are ignored.
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Post#6 » by Badonkadonk » Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:59 pm

720 wrote:If Nurse had Tatum the series would have ended in 4 or 5. Nurse better than Stevens.

Ultimately that's what it came down too.

I would love to see what a Nurse-coached team with two 3rd overall picks (Tatum/Brown) would look like.
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Post#7 » by Andrew_M08 » Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:08 pm

Nurse is the best coach in the NBA
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Post#8 » by Raps in 4 » Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:13 pm

720 wrote:If Nurse had Tatum the series would have ended in 4 or 5. Nurse better than Stevens.


If Pascal shot better than 12.5% from 3, we also win the series. We didn't even need Tatum. We just needed Pascal to not be historically bad, but that was asking too much, evidently.
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Post#9 » by Son Goku 25 » Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:25 pm

Need Masai LONG TERM but man we should be fortunate to have Nurse as our HC. Such a breath of fresh air.
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Post#10 » by NUCKER101 » Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:23 pm

Awesome video, thanks for sharing.


Nurse definitely wins us this series if he had a legit go-to scorer or if Pascal didn't forget about how to shoot. We're blessed to have this man coaching the Raps.
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Post#11 » by Ackshun » Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:47 pm

These videos were so much better when we won it all !!

Thanks for posting tho. Looking forward to watching later. Also, Kyle is the perfect PG for NN.
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Post#12 » by nabbs » Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:59 pm

StopitLeo wrote:How does nobody comment on this?!?



Series still stings for me. The comforting thing is knowing we have a tactician worth of going up against the best in the league despite the talent disparity. I'd love to see Nick with a superstar we can develop
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Post#13 » by Indeed » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:17 am

NUCKER101 wrote:Awesome video, thanks for sharing.


Nurse definitely wins us this series if he had a legit go-to scorer or if Pascal didn't forget about how to shoot. We're blessed to have this man coaching the Raps.


I think it has more to do with our team not shooting well. Both our starting C and PF didn't shoot very well from 3, which I feel was the biggest difference. Ibaka helped in giving our guards space to operate.
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Post#14 » by Kevin Willis » Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:06 am

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NUCKER101 wrote:Awesome video, thanks for sharing.


Nurse definitely wins us this series if he had a legit go-to scorer or if Pascal didn't forget about how to shoot. We're blessed to have this man coaching the Raps.


I think it has more to do with our team not shooting well. Both our starting C and PF didn't shoot very well from 3, which I feel was the biggest difference. Ibaka helped in giving our guards space to operate.


Yeah it was a bad match-up for us. Especially with the lack of production from the C and PF position. If Gasol played like he did last year we also would've won. Open the floor right up for us. In the Miami series we're going to see how effective a C playing well can be against Boston.

And Nurse outcoached Stevens who is also a great coach.
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Post#15 » by casual_raps_fan » Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:04 am

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NUCKER101 wrote:Awesome video, thanks for sharing.


Nurse definitely wins us this series if he had a legit go-to scorer or if Pascal didn't forget about how to shoot. We're blessed to have this man coaching the Raps.


I think it has more to do with our team not shooting well. Both our starting C and PF didn't shoot very well from 3, which I feel was the biggest difference. Ibaka helped in giving our guards space to operate.


Yeah it was a bad match-up for us. Especially with the lack of production from the C and PF position. If Gasol played like he did last year we also would've won. Open the floor right up for us. In the Miami series we're going to see how effective a C playing well can be against Boston.

And Nurse outcoached Stevens who is also a great coach.

This is my assessment as well. Gasol shot 2/16 from three. Siakam shot 4/32 from three. It's a miracle we got it to game 7 with that kind of shooting from 2 of our starters.
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Post#16 » by StopitLeo » Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:48 pm

Indeed wrote:
NUCKER101 wrote:Awesome video, thanks for sharing.


Nurse definitely wins us this series if he had a legit go-to scorer or if Pascal didn't forget about how to shoot. We're blessed to have this man coaching the Raps.


I think it has more to do with our team not shooting well. Both our starting C and PF didn't shoot very well from 3, which I feel was the biggest difference. Ibaka helped in giving our guards space to operate.


I think that lack of 3pt shooting from Gasol in particular contributed to the poor 1st quarters of almost every game.
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Post#17 » by nabbs » Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:36 pm




Damn Ben Taylor weighing in on this as well
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Post#18 » by StopitLeo » Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:14 pm

nabbs wrote:Damn Ben Taylor weighing in on this as well


A nice shorter video! One thing very evident in this video is the talent disparity on the wings.
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Post#19 » by Rust_Cohle » Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:19 pm

Nurse should’ve called timeout in the last 30 seconds. FVV just dribbled the series away. Ibaka should’ve played over Siakim in the fourth quarter of game 7
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Post#20 » by nabbs » Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:20 pm

StopitLeo wrote:
nabbs wrote:Damn Ben Taylor weighing in on this as well


A nice shorter video! One thing very evident in this video is the talent disparity on the wings.



That was the series imo
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