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SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact

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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#21 » by mcgrady_1 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:00 am

I absolutely could not stand Stanimal. I thought it was the worst thing ever when we took him on. I will admit he's been one hell of a surprise so far this year. If he somehow adds a 3 and becomes a good rotation player then Masai is either God or the Devil.
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#22 » by bluerap23 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:23 am

C_Money wrote:The problem is when Stanley and OG are on the court at the same time and neither of them can score.


The problem is when Stanley and OG are on the court at the same time I can’t tell who is who.
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#23 » by Ackshun » Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:28 am

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C_Money wrote:The problem is when Stanley and OG are on the court at the same time and neither of them can score.


This seems like it should be true but so far it's been the opposite.

Stanley with OG: 115.0 ORTG
Stanley w/out OG: 93.4 ORTG
OG w/out Stanley: 109.3 ORTG


Curious. Where did you find this stat?
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#24 » by JN » Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:32 am

Nurse plays OG / Johnson to confuse the other team, as they can't tell which is which. Sort of a "twin confusion"
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#25 » by Westside Gunn » Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:32 am

Stanley on the inside/mid range is more effective than taking perimeter shots.
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#26 » by NUCKER101 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:36 am

His defense has been OG-like. It’s too bad he’s so useless on offense. I do like that he’s not forcing up shots like RHJ did, he should just be running around setting screens off the ball, cutting, and crashing the offensive glass
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#27 » by NUCKER101 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:38 am

mcgrady_1 wrote:I absolutely could not stand Stanimal. I thought it was the worst thing ever when we took him on. I will admit he's been one hell of a surprise so far this year. If he somehow adds a 3 and becomes a good rotation player then Masai is either God or the Devil.

If Stanley added a 3, he’d go from fringe NBA player to a hot commodity, like a OG/Covington type.
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#28 » by RaptorPride » Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:13 am

NUCKER101 wrote:
mcgrady_1 wrote:I absolutely could not stand Stanimal. I thought it was the worst thing ever when we took him on. I will admit he's been one hell of a surprise so far this year. If he somehow adds a 3 and becomes a good rotation player then Masai is either God or the Devil.

If Stanley added a 3, he’d go from fringe NBA player to a hot commodity, like a OG/Covington type.

If we turn Stanley into a solid player everyone around the league will take notice. I been telling people he will take time after Detroit screwing him over and having his mother pass around when he was drafted. His mother was a big reason he started playing ball. He seems to have bought into his role. A good sign so far.
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#29 » by Indeed » Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:19 am

NUCKER101 wrote:His defense has been OG-like. It’s too bad he’s so useless on offense. I do like that he’s not forcing up shots like RHJ did, he should just be running around setting screens off the ball, cutting, and crashing the offensive glass


I don't see RHJ forcing shot until the game does not matter once we got the home court for the playoffs.
I thought it was intended to get a lower seed by not winning that much.
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#30 » by WaltFrazier » Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:35 am

tecumseh18 wrote:When Boucher fouled out against the Warriors, and Nurse put Norm in for the defensive possession, I screamed at the TV - "Put in Stanley! Not Norm you idiot!"

Can't believe I would ever say that.


I forgot Boucher fouled out, but I was mad Nurse didn't make defensive substitutions. We were too small on that last possession. Whereas Kerr took Curry out for their last defensive possession. Going offense-defense is good basic coaching.
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#31 » by Kevin Willis » Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:36 am

Take that for data.
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#32 » by WaltFrazier » Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:36 am

JN wrote:Nurse plays OG / Johnson to confuse the other team, as they can't tell which is which. Sort of a "twin confusion"
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I thought I was the only one.

It's mainly that their hair looks so similar from the distance of the tv camera.
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#33 » by SharoneWright » Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:52 am

Masai does it again!
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#34 » by ConSarnit » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:21 am

I always thought he was a decent defender, even dating back to Detroit. Only one small issue:

He might be the worst offensive player I’ve ever seen.

Somehow, and I’m not sure how this is possible, he’s shooting even worse than his 37% fg, 29% 3pt stats from last year.
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#35 » by Chandan » Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:22 am

VanWest82 wrote:
C_Money wrote:The problem is when Stanley and OG are on the court at the same time and neither of them can score.


This seems like it should be true but so far it's been the opposite.

Stanley with OG: 115.0 ORTG
Stanley w/out OG: 93.4 ORTG
OG w/out Stanley: 109.3 ORTG


He probably gets them mixed up
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#36 » by Raps in 4 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:35 am

I just realized that Stanley Johnson has never cracked 50% TS in his career. That has to be historically bad.

He's currently scoring on a career low 43% TS, lol.
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#37 » by HKBOY » Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:39 am

Five-star recruit. Before the 2015 draft, there were people who compared him to Kawhi lol.
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#38 » by LBJKB24MJ23 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:50 am

are you sure it isn't OG? so many announcers calling OG Stanley and Stanley OG.
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#39 » by Basketball_Jones » Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:07 am

Excellent pick up by Masai.
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Re: SOTD: Stanley 2nd overall in NBA for defensive impact 

Post#40 » by lolwut » Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:55 pm

I've been pleasantly surprised by Stanley's defensive impact so far. Unfortunately, he's allergic to scoring. He's like the SF version of Ben Wallace.
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