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Chicago Bulls @ Toronto Raptors: Thursday 7:30 PM TSN

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Re: Chicago Bulls @ Toronto Raptors: Thursday 7:30 PM TSN 

Post#41 » by raptor jesus » Thu Apr 8, 2021 3:19 pm

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What happened to Lauri? I bought the hype early and haven't heard much in the seasons since.


I would say it's more about unrealistic expectations than on court production. After a decent rookie season, especially in a big market, ppl seem to expect substantial linear growth. That hasn't happened with him - his numbers have stayed relatively steady. But why? It doesn't appear to be a case of more usage, less efficiency. His usage has stayed steady, too, and his efficiency has actually ticked up (61% TS vs 55% as a rookie). I don't think that necessarily means he can be a star with more usage, but I do think he may be getting undervalued as he nears FA.

It's the injury concerns with him too. He's never been able to stay on the court which is a red flag for a player looking to get paid.


Yeah I'm sure there's another side to the story from the Bulls P.O.V as to why they haven't invested more usage in him (e.g. in and out of the lineup, lack of motor, Lavine's improvement, etc). I honesty haven't watched him play a whole lot - was just delving into his numbers.
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Re: Chicago Bulls @ Toronto Raptors: Thursday 7:30 PM TSN 

Post#42 » by ark26 » Thu Apr 8, 2021 3:20 pm

Masai better make sure Nurse loses this game. We dont need to be in that play-in series
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Re: Chicago Bulls @ Toronto Raptors: Thursday 7:30 PM TSN 

Post#43 » by ItsDanger » Thu Apr 8, 2021 4:08 pm

Do we have enough players for this game?
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Re: Chicago Bulls @ Toronto Raptors: Thursday 7:30 PM TSN 

Post#44 » by PrinceAli » Thu Apr 8, 2021 4:10 pm

So Flynn has to start now right? Who’s the backup pg? Stanley?
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Re: Chicago Bulls @ Toronto Raptors: Thursday 7:30 PM TSN 

Post#45 » by will » Thu Apr 8, 2021 4:29 pm

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Re: Chicago Bulls @ Toronto Raptors: Thursday 7:30 PM TSN 

Post#46 » by Hero » Thu Apr 8, 2021 4:30 pm

The lack of a real crowd really hurts the experience I find.

I was watching the game where we hit the gamewinner...and I was thinking...isn't that such a hype moment...that was a walk off buzzer beater right??..but it just didn't feel like much.
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Post#47 » by douggood » Thu Apr 8, 2021 4:47 pm

ItsDanger wrote:Do we have enough players for this game?

8 players is the min
flynn, GT, OG, pascal, baynes, boucher, stanley, yuta, plus they can just dress lowry/hood etc but not play them to meet requirement.
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Re: Chicago Bulls @ Toronto Raptors: Thursday 7:30 PM TSN 

Post#48 » by raptorstime » Thu Apr 8, 2021 5:20 pm

Hero wrote:The lack of a real crowd really hurts the experience I find.

I was watching the game where we hit the gamewinner...and I was thinking...isn't that such a hype moment...that was a walk off buzzer beater right??..but it just didn't feel like much.

Yeah, NBA is just boring without the crowd. I barley even watch non-raptor games these days.
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Re: Chicago Bulls @ Toronto Raptors: Thursday 7:30 PM TSN 

Post#49 » by fbalmeida » Thu Apr 8, 2021 6:07 pm

8 bodies.

A win would be amazing.
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Re: Chicago Bulls @ Toronto Raptors: Thursday 7:30 PM TSN 

Post#50 » by raptor jesus » Thu Apr 8, 2021 6:11 pm

If the Bulls don't win this they should vacate one of their titles.
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Re: Chicago Bulls @ Toronto Raptors: Thursday 7:30 PM TSN 

Post#51 » by 7 Footer » Thu Apr 8, 2021 6:16 pm

Vucevic gonna have a 30 & 20 game, lavine dropping 30 aswell.
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Post#52 » by Parataxis » Thu Apr 8, 2021 6:20 pm

With Bembry's suspension, are we even going to be able to dress enough players?
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Post#53 » by NUCKER101 » Thu Apr 8, 2021 6:37 pm

My body is ready for player-coach Nick Nurse
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Re: Chicago Bulls @ Toronto Raptors: Thursday 7:30 PM TSN 

Post#54 » by Mr.Raptorsingh » Thu Apr 8, 2021 6:46 pm

NUCKER101 wrote:My body is ready for player-coach Nick Nurse


Heard Jamaal Magloire is coming out of retirement and suiting up
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Re: Chicago Bulls @ Toronto Raptors: Thursday 7:30 PM TSN 

Post#55 » by Zeno » Thu Apr 8, 2021 6:48 pm

With only 8 guys, I’d be super aggressive with the fouling. Just for the fun of seeing a guy with 6 fouls have to keep playing and every foul be a tech. This season is so full of **** anyway might as well make the game a **** show.
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Re: Chicago Bulls @ Toronto Raptors: Thursday 7:30 PM TSN 

Post#56 » by DelAbbot » Thu Apr 8, 2021 6:48 pm

Nurse should put Masai in at centre for not giving him a real centre.

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Post#57 » by johanliebert » Thu Apr 8, 2021 7:01 pm

PrinceAli wrote:So Flynn has to start now right? Who’s the backup pg? Stanley?

Man he’s going to play 42 minutes tonight. :lol:
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Post#59 » by Mikistan » Thu Apr 8, 2021 7:19 pm

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Re: Chicago Bulls @ Toronto Raptors: Thursday 7:30 PM TSN 

Post#60 » by B-Ball Freak » Thu Apr 8, 2021 7:35 pm

Win or lose, hope this is a fun one with the young guys getting major minutes.

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