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Re: Official NBA General Discussion 2020-21 V1.0 

Post#741 » by PrinceAli » Fri Jan 8, 2021 5:04 am

WaltFrazier wrote:Good article about how different and hard this season is, with Raps featured at the begiining.

https://sports.yahoo.com/the-nbas-rushed-2020-21-season-has-brought-increased-blowouts-and-thats-just-the-start-190609605.html

Lillard said:
“If you get down by 17 or 18 in some of these games, you can see it,” Lillard added last week. “In the past, you hit a couple of shots, the crowd goes wild, the other team calls a timeout, a chant gets going. There’s energy in the building. Now, you get down 18 to 20, the only thing you can hear is the other team ... so that charge of teams getting back into games isn’t the same. That’s why, once a team is down, they pretty much seem like they’re done so far this year. And I think that’s also why you’re seeing more teams getting down, because it’s a battle. It’s not just a battle of physically playing, it’s a battle of getting into the game.”

That lillard quote makes all our blown leads even more sad
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Post#742 » by Hero » Sat Jan 9, 2021 12:03 am

Impressive!

DeMar DeRozan has already made as many threes (9) as he did all of last season. He’s shooting 42.9% from beyond the arc.
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Post#743 » by hsb » Sat Jan 9, 2021 2:04 am

Tough night for Westbrook.
"I definitely knew he traveled, but I didn't know they were going to call it. That was one of them situations in which a great player made a move...and they called the call. And I was like, 'Oh, man, there is a God.'
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Post#744 » by PrinceAli » Sat Jan 9, 2021 2:29 am

Suns-Pistons heading to OT. If pistons pull it off we’d officially become the worst record in the league at least until we see what happens with our game
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Post#745 » by Syd-TK3 » Sat Jan 9, 2021 2:35 am

Cmon Detroit
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Post#746 » by PrinceAli » Sat Jan 9, 2021 2:42 am

Jerami Grant is so damn underrated
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Post#747 » by PrinceAli » Sat Jan 9, 2021 2:45 am

Pistons get the W! And just like that the Raptors are last in the league standings for the moment
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Post#748 » by C_Money » Sat Jan 9, 2021 10:50 am

Kenyon Martin’s son plays for the Houston Rockets lol. Feels like it wasn’t even that long ago that he was playing.
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Post#749 » by WaltFrazier » Sat Jan 9, 2021 3:49 pm

Seven Sixers, 3 Celtics and JV all under covid protocol of some kind. It's all going to explode soon, more so than the NFL
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Post#750 » by bape_lovers » Sat Jan 9, 2021 7:57 pm

imagine we made to finals because of COVID

WaltFrazier wrote:Seven Sixers, 3 Celtics and JV all under covid protocol of some kind. It's all going to explode soon, more so than the NFL
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Post#751 » by PrinceAli » Sat Jan 9, 2021 8:05 pm

C_Money wrote:Kenyon Martin’s son plays for the Houston Rockets lol. Feels like it wasn’t even that long ago that he was playing.

Just wait till Bronny gets to the league lol
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Post#752 » by Psubs » Sun Jan 10, 2021 12:11 am

Jayson Tatum tested positive for Covid. He is asymptomatic.
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Post#753 » by WaltFrazier » Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:50 am

Psubs wrote:Jayson Tatum tested positive for Covid. He is asymptomatic.


And Beal now has to sit for close contact with Tatum in postgame talking
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Post#754 » by ash_k » Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:05 pm

WaltFrazier wrote:Seven Sixers, 3 Celtics and JV all under covid protocol of some kind. It's all going to explode soon, more so than the NFL

MLB "survived" and the NBA is not experiencing anything close to what MLB went through. NBA will be just fine.
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Post#755 » by NBA48mins » Sun Jan 10, 2021 5:21 pm

It looks like Wiggins has been making strides this year on his defense, I also read somewhere he is the most efficient isolation scorer right now to start the season! Great to see

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Post#756 » by Psubs » Sun Jan 10, 2021 5:57 pm

NBA48mins wrote:It looks like Wiggins has been making strides this year on his defense, I also read somewhere he is the most efficient isolation scorer right now to start the season! Great to see



Bring him home in 2023 when he's 28.
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Post#757 » by WaltFrazier » Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:19 pm

ash_k wrote:
WaltFrazier wrote:Seven Sixers, 3 Celtics and JV all under covid protocol of some kind. It's all going to explode soon, more so than the NFL

MLB "survived" and the NBA is not experiencing anything close to what MLB went through. NBA will be just fine.


We are not even a month in. People thought the Sixers game should have been postponed rather than them play with 7 guys. This will become more frequent.

Seems like every day the wiretap has some new Covid related news. Latest is:

Maxi Kleber Out 10-14 Days Due To COVID-19 Protocols, Mavs Shut Down Practice Facility
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Post#758 » by ash_k » Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:55 pm

WaltFrazier wrote:
ash_k wrote:
WaltFrazier wrote:Seven Sixers, 3 Celtics and JV all under covid protocol of some kind. It's all going to explode soon, more so than the NFL

MLB "survived" and the NBA is not experiencing anything close to what MLB went through. NBA will be just fine.


We are not even a month in. People thought the Sixers game should have been postponed rather than them play with 7 guys. This will become more frequent.

Seems like every day the wiretap has some new Covid related news. Latest is:

Maxi Kleber Out 10-14 Days Due To COVID-19 Protocols, Mavs Shut Down Practice Facility

Not even close to how bad it looked for the MLB, plus back then testing was not at the level than it is now. Consider those 'miss-games' like missing games for a sprain ankle or the flu.
Players are now just forced to increase their awareness.
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Post#759 » by Zeno » Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:03 pm

Hero wrote:Impressive!

DeMar DeRozan has already made as many threes (9) as he did all of last season. He’s shooting 42.9% from beyond the arc.

Just looked at his game log. He has only made 3s against two teams this year. The Lakers and us. They’ve played the Lakers 3 times! Few attempted and zero made in the other games. These are blips more than trends.
When will we just change the name of 25 of the 30 teams to the Washington Generals?

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Post#760 » by True North » Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:56 pm

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