Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST

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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#21 » by ThunderBolt » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:08 am

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spearsy23 wrote:Are the starters going to end up being an average nba group?


Dort's the only weak link.

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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#22 » by Dadouv47 » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:09 am

I don't see any team going for it but George Hill is worth a late FRP in my opinion. Great contract / good player.
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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#23 » by spearsy23 » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:11 am

Shai's 3 pt percentage creating his own shots is going to make russ look like curry.
“If you're getting stops and you're making threes and the other team's not scoring, that's when you're going to see a huge point difference there,” coach Billy Donovan said.
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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#24 » by ThunderBolt » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:12 am

spearsy23 wrote:I don't believe dort has been as terrible as we're making it out to be

Not shooting threes like he’s steph curry helps. He’s really struggled getting through some screens tonight but he’s not been the worst player or even close to it.
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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#25 » by jake_swivel » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:16 am

spearsy23 wrote:I don't believe dort has been as terrible as we're making it out to be


Not tonight, but he looked terrible all pre-season.
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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#26 » by spearsy23 » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:16 am

Dort has 10/3 on 50% shooting and the best +/- on the team.........
“If you're getting stops and you're making threes and the other team's not scoring, that's when you're going to see a huge point difference there,” coach Billy Donovan said.
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Post#27 » by Dadouv47 » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:17 am

Not going to be an easy season for SGA. Feel like he may disappoint many fans but it's his first year as a key player/n°1 option so he will need to learn and work on his weaknesses
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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#28 » by spearsy23 » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:19 am

Dadouv47 wrote:Not going to be an easy season for SGA. Feel like he may disappoint many fans but it's first year as a key player/n°1 option so he will need to learn and work on his weaknesses

That step back 3 is UGLY. He shouldn't be taking it at this point. Especially since he's looking to dribble on every catch. Get your threes up quick.
“If you're getting stops and you're making threes and the other team's not scoring, that's when you're going to see a huge point difference there,” coach Billy Donovan said.
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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#29 » by ThunderBolt » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:19 am

spearsy23 wrote:Dort has 10/3 on 50% shooting and the best +/- on the team.........

He gets praised for small sample sizes too often. One game 7 and one half of game one of the season. In his defense, I guess they are back to back performances. 8-)
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Post#30 » by Dadouv47 » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:20 am

2/16 from three and still a two point game...it's really not easy to get an L against the Hornets.
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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#31 » by Dadouv47 » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:21 am

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spearsy23 wrote:Dort has 10/3 on 50% shooting and the best +/- on the team.........

He gets praised for small sample sizes too often. One game 7 and one half of game one of the season. In his defense, I guess they are back to back performances. 8-)


He's moving better today though. He was terrible in the preseason games.
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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#32 » by spearsy23 » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:22 am

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spearsy23 wrote:Dort has 10/3 on 50% shooting and the best +/- on the team.........

He gets praised for small sample sizes too often. One game 7 and one half of game one of the season. In his defense, I guess they are back to back performances. 8-)

I'm just talking about the attitude happening during this game. He's pretty dang young too, but nobody is as willing to forgive his mistakes as the others. He's forced the issue a bit too much at times, but he's been good so far tonight.
“If you're getting stops and you're making threes and the other team's not scoring, that's when you're going to see a huge point difference there,” coach Billy Donovan said.
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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#33 » by spearsy23 » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:23 am

The speed of the game is evident in how the bench unit is trying to whip every pass 110 mph. They're seeing passing lanes once they're already closed.
“If you're getting stops and you're making threes and the other team's not scoring, that's when you're going to see a huge point difference there,” coach Billy Donovan said.
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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#34 » by jake_swivel » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:30 am

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spearsy23 wrote:Dort has 10/3 on 50% shooting and the best +/- on the team.........

He gets praised for small sample sizes too often. One game 7 and one half of game one of the season. In his defense, I guess they are back to back performances. 8-)

I'm just talking about the attitude happening during this game. He's pretty dang young too, but nobody is as willing to forgive his mistakes as the others. He's forced the issue a bit too much at times, but he's been good so far tonight.


I'd be more willing to forgive his mistakes if he wasn't such a bad shooter. If this were the 90s-00s, I'd love his game, but dudes who can't shoot ruin spacing for everyone.
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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#35 » by ThunderBolt » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:33 am

Shai was decent with his step back last year. It’s looked pretty rough tonight.
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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#36 » by Dadouv47 » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:34 am

George HIll badly want a trade
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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#37 » by spearsy23 » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:38 am

Hot take: baze is what the media thinks kuzma is
“If you're getting stops and you're making threes and the other team's not scoring, that's when you're going to see a huge point difference there,” coach Billy Donovan said.
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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#38 » by jake_swivel » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:39 am

If this team had Ariza and really wanted to compete, they could get real close to that 10th spot. Bleh. George Hill and Horford are such a calming presence. Gonna be a problem.
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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#39 » by jake_swivel » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:40 am

spearsy23 wrote:Hot take: baze is what the media thinks kuzma is


Not even sure what the media thinks Kuzma is. He was hated in the playoffs, but some seem to really like him.
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Re: Game 2 (but not really) OKC @ Charlotte December 26, 6PM CST 

Post#40 » by Dadouv47 » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:41 am

We need Roby and Justin Jackson ASAP !!

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