Game 57: Oklahoma City Thunder (34-22) vs. San Antonio Spurs (24-31) - 7:00 PM ET

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Game 57: Oklahoma City Thunder (34-22) vs. San Antonio Spurs (24-31) - 7:00 PM ET 

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Re: Game 57: Oklahoma City Thunder (34-22) vs. San Antonio Spurs (24-31) - 7:00 PM ET 

Post#3 » by ThunderBolt » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:34 am

Only Ferguson could pick up a charge on a half court shot.
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Post#4 » by 1bigfan13 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:46 am

It's sad that we're in a position that we have to play a guy as worthless as Ferguson heavy minutes.

He's a worse offensive player than Andre Roberson at this point.
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Post#5 » by ThunderBolt » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:55 am

Shai is going to have to learn to be consistent hitting set jump shots. When teams prevent him from getting to the rim he struggles to find a rhythm.
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Post#6 » by ThunderBolt » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:57 am

Dort!
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Post#7 » by 1bigfan13 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:11 am

If I'm Billy Donovan in the 2nd half I give Diallo Ferguson's minutes. Gotta push some different buttons to see if a different lineup combo works because Ferguson has been killing us.
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Re: Game 57: Oklahoma City Thunder (34-22) vs. San Antonio Spurs (24-31) - 7:00 PM ET 

Post#8 » by Dadouv47 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:32 am

I thought Burton was the future of our franchise but I was wrong. Dort is the real MVP
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Re: Game 57: Oklahoma City Thunder (34-22) vs. San Antonio Spurs (24-31) - 7:00 PM ET 

Post#9 » by Galloisdaman » Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:40 am

Man no props for that dunk? Come on! lol ☺
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Post#10 » by 1bigfan13 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:42 am

1bigfan13 wrote:If I'm Billy Donovan in the 2nd half I give Diallo Ferguson's minutes. Gotta push some different buttons to see if a different lineup combo works because Ferguson has been killing us.
LOL...I called it. Diallo checked in to replace Dort instead of Ferguson.

Billy is learning.

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Re: Game 57: Oklahoma City Thunder (34-22) vs. San Antonio Spurs (24-31) - 7:00 PM ET 

Post#11 » by ThunderBolt » Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:15 am

Dennis looked a bit hobbled by that ankle. Ferguson being out with “back spasms” seems suspicious to me. They seem to really want to protect him.
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Re: Game 57: Oklahoma City Thunder (34-22) vs. San Antonio Spurs (24-31) - 7:00 PM ET 

Post#12 » by Best2EverDoIt » Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:19 am

This team is a contender I don't care what anyone says. They can hang with anybody.
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Post#13 » by Old Man Game » Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:14 am

Dort has a long ways to go in a lot of ways but (that caveat out of the way), he routinely makes moves that Ferguson couldn't make if his life depended on it. Ya know, for what that's worth.
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Post#14 » by sleestak33 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:41 am

Dort is REALLY making himself some money and might be playing Ferguson right out of the NBA. By the way that's 5 games for Ferguson with a total of 3 points and just one basket made. I think Donovan and Presti are at last finally starting to get the message although for the life of me I can't figure out why it took so long. If Dort and Abdul Nader can continue to contribute anywhere close to this level consistently this team can win a championship this year and that's not really a stretch. They have already gone a 25 game stretch with the 2nd best record in the NBA and have the best lineup in the league (Schroder, Paul, SGA, Adams and Gallinari). The best part about this blowout was watching Popovich's surly postgame interview answers...crying like a little kid and throwing tantrums.
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Re: Game 57: Oklahoma City Thunder (34-22) vs. San Antonio Spurs (24-31) - 7:00 PM ET 

Post#15 » by 1bigfan13 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:54 pm

Old Man Game wrote:Dort has a long ways to go in a lot of ways but (that caveat out of the way), he routinely makes moves that Ferguson couldn't make if his life depended on it. Ya know, for what that's worth.

Hell, the fact that he just does basic things makes him leaps and bounds better than Ferguson.

Dort's not doing anything extraordinary. He's just doing simple stuff like cutting to make himself available for easy layups/dunks; taking the wide open shot when teammates pass him the ball; and actually dribbling the ball to attack the paint from time to time.

All basic things that look extraordinary when compared to what Ferguson contributes to the offense.
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Post#16 » by Galloisdaman » Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:58 pm

I have noticed that OKC bandwagon is becoming a bit more crowded on the general board. That is nice!
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Re: Game 57: Oklahoma City Thunder (34-22) vs. San Antonio Spurs (24-31) - 7:00 PM ET 

Post#17 » by 1bigfan13 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:59 pm

The Terrance Ferguson effect:

In a game the Thunder won by 28, Ferguson was the only player on the roster to register a negative in the +/- category in the box score. He played 9:30 and finished at -11.

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