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Non scorer OG has scored 20+ in 6 straight games 

Post#1 » by EH15 » Fri Apr 30, 2021 6:35 pm

Siakam high: 5
FVV: 3
Powell: 5

The sooner we hand him the reigns the better. It's time.
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Post#2 » by KL78192020 » Fri Apr 30, 2021 6:42 pm

He's plays an efficient game, doesn't force plays. Siakam is always forcing stuff, we'll have to see how he handles it if the offense is run through him.
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Post#3 » by Jcity08 » Fri Apr 30, 2021 6:52 pm

He's still in the first half of his twenties, plays a very effecient game and he'll only continue his effeciency as he grows barring any major injury that affects his growth.

However, thrusting the reigns as our primary offense, is exactly what will make him less effecient.

He plays off his teammates on offense, he's not a half-court iso scoring option, he plays off those guys to get his looks.

If the defenses cheat to try and help on like a FVV or Siakam or Lowry, he will make them pay. Simple.
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Post#4 » by Metallikid » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:06 pm

Little tip - OG has never had a single double team in his NBA career. It gets harder when that happens.
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Post#5 » by mtcan » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:13 pm

He is a solid tertiary scorer. He is a Glen Rice (to go with Kobe and Shaq) or Kevin Love (to go with LeBron and Kyrie). We just need a better primary scoring option.
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Post#6 » by Basketball_Jones » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:14 pm

What a year he’s having. One of the only bright spots
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Post#7 » by DreamTeam09 » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:14 pm

This type of magical basketball where the ball is humming around the perimeter and everyone is cutting and moving, is nice, pleasant to see and should be implemented in every offense, but that's just not how basketball ends up being played throughout 48mins 72-82games. Even those excellent GSW and PHX squads had great iso scorers and players who could get their own like (Nash Iso Joe Amare, Curry Klay KD) With that being said, someone has to force a few things throughout a game. Siakam has to do that right now weather you guys like it or not because thats just how the game ends up being played.

OG should and needs to be more aggressive looking for his own buckets, but expect that to come with some decrease in efficiency. I like the steps/strides OG has made this year and hopefully he works even harder this summer on his handles.
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Post#8 » by ac1011990 » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:19 pm

He’s playing amazing and he’s improved so much. Dude looks so different even from last year. I hope the last few games Raps stop trying to win useless games and hand over things to OG, Flynn and Trent, I don’t care if they look awful, I want them to experience doubles, the best defenders and teams game planning for them. He’s been a bright spot in this awful season.
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Post#9 » by Psubs » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:30 pm

OG isn't doing iso ball unless he has a mismatch in the post. He's attacking over-agressive closeouts in the flow of the offense.

He's kind of like Jaylen Brown used to be and not play with the ball. Siakam should use a stiff-arm like Tatum instead of hooking people.
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Post#10 » by alienchild » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:31 pm

Stop worrying about his PPG. He takes what the game gives him. The important thing, is whether he's on offense or defense, the opposing team needs to be hyper alert to where he is on the floor. That warp's the game and the team needs to learn how to take advantage of that. He doesn't need to be a 20 PPG player, because he's starting to make other teams fear him as it is.
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Post#11 » by SFour » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:36 pm

OG is the future of this franchise....they need to make sure his elite defense doesn't drop off with an increased scoring role, so far that hasn't been a problem. It has been a problem with Siakam which is why I'm slightly worried about the same happening to OG if he starts averaging 20 ppg
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Post#12 » by EH15 » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:37 pm

He should be the 2nd option by now. That means more plays ran for him, more touches, more FGA. It's that simple.
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Post#13 » by Psubs » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:39 pm

EH15 wrote:He should be the 2nd option by now. That means more plays ran for him, more touches, more FGA. It's that simple.


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Post#14 » by Inevitable » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:43 pm

Metallikid wrote:Little tip - OG has never had a single double team in his NBA career. It gets harder when that happens.


Wild statement. He had a second defender double and or trap him quite a bit in just the first half. These all resulted in a bucket.

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Post#15 » by refshateRaps » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:45 pm

Freddy & Pascal got paid and then bounced off their ceiling downward

OG is playing great but Im highly doubtful he cant take the load ever

This team really needed an offensive threat that could pick the team up in droughts
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Post#16 » by C_Money » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:49 pm

You can’t ask him to do what Siakam does. OG gets his points within the flow of the offence. He’s not at a point where you hand him the ball and ask him to create a shot.
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Post#17 » by Psubs » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:49 pm

refshateRaps wrote:Freddy & Pascal got paid and then bounced off their ceiling downward

OG is playing great but Im highly doubtful he cant take the load ever

This team really needed an offensive threat that could pick the team up in droughts


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Post#18 » by Indeed » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:51 pm

He has been doing well. May not be someone we can rely on consistently in creating at clutch, but his scoring will help the scoring load.

Still need to tighten his handle and improve his ball protection. His turnover is a bit too much.
Meanwhile, outside of handle, I hope he can try some mid-range pullup as the last resort.

Lately he has been gassed, guarding Jokic. I wish we have a better rotation, and may even shift him at SG if his handle improves significantly next year when we get another big.
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Post#19 » by Indeed » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:54 pm

Psubs wrote:
EH15 wrote:He should be the 2nd option by now. That means more plays ran for him, more touches, more FGA. It's that simple.


Behind Flynn! :nod:


Flynn can't even create for himself. Except the first set play in the Denver game, you are not seeing him creating even we gave him the ball.
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Post#20 » by Dalek » Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:55 pm

OG is super efficient but I don't think the role should expand. He is a long ways away from the Kawhi dribble pull-up or pumpfake at the rim to draw a foul. OG routinely gets blocked on drives like when Michael Porter Jr. got him. I just don't think he is a natural scorer so he should just be a third option.

Siakam focuses too much on drives because he can't shoot. I don't know if he is not getting enough reps in but his shot looks different every time he shoots on the perimeter. He is in such a tough place because physically and mentally he just seems so off at times.

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