12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST

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Player(s) of the Game

Isaiah Roby (19 PTS, 7 REB on 9-12 FG, 1-2 3P, 0-3 FT)
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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (23 PTS, 7 REB, 7 AST on 8-10 FG, 3-3 3P, 4-5 FT)
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Luguentz Dort (15 PTS on 6-14 FG, 3-8 3P, 0-2 FT)
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Mike Muscala (14 PTS, 5 REB on 5-6 FG, 3-4 3P)
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Hamidou Diallo (13 PTS, 8 REB on 6-9 FG, 1-2 FT)
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No votes
Thunder Starters
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12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#1 » by Thabo Sefolosha » Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:45 am

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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#2 » by thedoppelganger » Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:15 pm

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As expected with Horford, would guess Hill ends up missing most B2B
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#3 » by Dadouv47 » Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:12 pm

Not ready to watch Muscala playing 35 MPG

More playing time for Maledon, that's nice. Probably more minutes for Poku as well, no clue if this is good or not.
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#4 » by ducler » Tue Dec 29, 2020 9:29 pm

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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#5 » by Dadouv47 » Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:24 am

No clue who is our franchise player anymore...Dort or Roby?
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#6 » by thedoppelganger » Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:46 am

I can't believe a Theo-Diallo-Poku-Kenrich-Muscala lineup just erased an 8 point deficit to take the lead
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#7 » by ThunderBolt » Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:05 am

I think I have more confidence in a Dort three than one from poku.
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#8 » by thedoppelganger » Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:16 am

Not related to our game, but man the Wizards are in a bad place. Brooks probably won't last long if this keeps up
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#9 » by Dadouv47 » Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:23 am

I want SGA to attack the paint like this
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#10 » by Dadouv47 » Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:46 am

It's crazy that we have a shot to beat Orlando without Hill & Horford
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#11 » by ThunderBolt » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:04 am

I wonder how long vuc’s ankle recovery will take.
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#12 » by thedoppelganger » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:12 am

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Roby pulling out moves tonight I never would've thought he had
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#13 » by ThunderBolt » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:15 am

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Roby pulling out moves tonight I never would've thought he had

It’s been such a weird game. I thought we would get blown out. I thought bazley would play well. Our second leading scorer is a second year guy who had 11 total minutes played in his career.
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#14 » by Dadouv47 » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:19 am

Roby was supposed to be our tank commander but he played well.

Like what I saw from SGA...very efficient game. wish he was a bit more selfish sometimes but he did well.

Dort is on fire giving 100% right now.

Poku with more points than his season average will be :)
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#15 » by Thabo Sefolosha » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:25 am

Anyone else surprised by the starters being Roby and Jackson after receiving no minutes the first 2 games?
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#16 » by Old Man Game » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:26 am

I confess I definitely thought Roby was just a throw in piece who would never see the floor last season when they acquired him. But he can definitely play a little. Seems like the sort of guy that might (might) develop into a decent pro. Really interesting physical profile. He's big enough to play down low but agile enough to operate from the perimeter a bit.
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#17 » by ThunderBolt » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:32 am

Thabo Sefolosha wrote:Anyone else surprised by the starters being Roby and Jackson after receiving no minutes the first 2 games?

Going back to the Billy days he always seemed to replace a starter with an end of bench player. I think Dort got the start when Ferguson went out and kept Schroder on the bench. There are some other examples too. With coach D, I guess the Apple doesn’t far from the tree.
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#18 » by Old Man Game » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:35 am

ThunderBolt wrote:I think I have more confidence in a Dort three than one from poku.


That Poku shot looks totally busted to me. He shoots it from about his chest. It has very little arc on it. No wonder so many of them front rim. Hopefully in the offseason the guy works with a shooting coach and starts over on that form.
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#19 » by thedoppelganger » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:36 am

Game reminded me of the fact that no matter who was on the floor for the process 76ers, they would usually score 90+ points. Random guys like Henry Sims and Hollis Thompson would go off from time to time, so I'm chalking this game for Roby up to that as of now.

A bit surprised how competitive we've been so far through 3 games regardless of who's been playing, although that's likely sample size as much as anything.
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Re: 12/29/20 | G4: Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 7PM CST 

Post#20 » by Old Man Game » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:37 am

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Thabo Sefolosha wrote:Anyone else surprised by the starters being Roby and Jackson after receiving no minutes the first 2 games?

Going back to the Billy days he always seemed to replace a starter with an end of bench player. I think Dort got the start when Ferguson went out and kept Schroder on the bench. There are some other examples too. With coach D, I guess the Apple doesn’t far from the tree.


That's going all the way back to the Scott Brooks days. I can remember Thabo being out a game here and there and everyone assuming Harden would start only to see some end of the bench jobber thrown in there.

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