Game 65: Oklahoma City Thunder (40-24) vs. Utah Jazz (41-23) - 2:30PM CST Aug 1

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Re: Game 65: Oklahoma City Thunder (40-24) vs. Utah Jazz (41-23) - 2:30PM CST Aug 1 

Post#21 » by ThunderBolt » Sun Aug 2, 2020 9:21 am

I think Donovan Mitchell is overrated.
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Re: Game 65: Oklahoma City Thunder (40-24) vs. Utah Jazz (41-23) - 2:30PM CST Aug 1 

Post#22 » by ThunderBolt » Sun Aug 2, 2020 11:36 am

Bazley looks much more decisive with the ball. His drives still look awkward. The layoff was good so he could recover and get more experience this season.

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Post#23 » by Old Man Game » Sun Aug 2, 2020 12:32 pm

I was somewhat encouraged by Diallo's shot form. Looks like he's put him some reps there. It always looked very disjointed from the lift to the release. Yesterday (and in the "preseason" restart games) its looked a lot smoother.

Also, Ferguson appears to have been given up on, at least for now. Roberson coming back, Dort being Dort (a rookie that is actually decent with considerable upside yet), seems to have pinched him out of the rotation. At least for now. If Diallo starts sucking again he probably gets another shot. But if Diallo's shooting from that corner three becomes even semi-consistent I would assume he'd be the better option than Ferg, because Ferg's passivity out there is a problem. Just a floater.
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Re: Game 65: Oklahoma City Thunder (40-24) vs. Utah Jazz (41-23) - 2:30PM CST Aug 1 

Post#24 » by Galloisdaman » Sun Aug 2, 2020 1:46 pm

Anyone know why Gallo didn't play much? I hope he plays more to get sharp and in good shape for the playoffs.
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Re: Game 65: Oklahoma City Thunder (40-24) vs. Utah Jazz (41-23) - 2:30PM CST Aug 1 

Post#25 » by ThunderBolt » Sun Aug 2, 2020 2:05 pm

Galloisdaman wrote:Anyone know why Gallo didn't play much? I hope he plays more to get sharp and in good shape for the playoffs.

Not really sure. I didn't really notice until you mentioned it.
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Post#26 » by Galloisdaman » Sun Aug 2, 2020 7:21 pm

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Galloisdaman wrote:Anyone know why Gallo didn't play much? I hope he plays more to get sharp and in good shape for the playoffs.

Not really sure. I didn't really notice until you mentioned it.

He scored like 11 early and then the coach took him out for what seemed like the rest of the first half. Then he got 4 more points and sat for the rest of the game I think. The second half I understand because it was a blow out but he played a lot less than the other 4 starters despite playing very well.
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