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1/4/21 OKC Thunder @ Miami Heat 6:30PM CST 

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Post#3 » by Dadouv47 » Tue Jan 5, 2021 12:49 am

At this rate Bazley is going to be better than SGA in 2 years
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Re: 1/4/21 OKC Thunder @ Miami Heat 6:30PM CST 

Post#4 » by ThunderBolt » Tue Jan 5, 2021 1:08 am

Dadouv47 wrote:At this rate Bazley is going to be better than SGA in 2 years

He’s over a year younger than Dort and Maledon is a year younger than Bazley. Poku is the youngest. Our young guys are really young.
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Post#5 » by Dadouv47 » Tue Jan 5, 2021 1:33 am

SGA was way too passive in the beginning of the game but I'm glad he started attacking the paint
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Re: 1/4/21 OKC Thunder @ Miami Heat 6:30PM CST 

Post#6 » by ThunderBolt » Tue Jan 5, 2021 1:42 am

Dadouv47 wrote:SGA was way too passive in the beginning of the game but I'm glad he started attacking the paint

Feels like all the young guys had some good moments and some moments that reminded you they have a ways to go.
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Re: 1/4/21 OKC Thunder @ Miami Heat 6:30PM CST 

Post#7 » by spearsy23 » Tue Jan 5, 2021 1:47 am

I'm 100% Down To Dort at this point.
“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: 1/4/21 OKC Thunder @ Miami Heat 6:30PM CST 

Post#8 » by ThunderBolt » Tue Jan 5, 2021 1:54 am

spearsy23 wrote:I'm 100% Down To Dort at this point.

I’m still skeptical of his three point shooting lasting but I’m coming around.
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Post#9 » by Dadouv47 » Tue Jan 5, 2021 1:55 am

Bazley's confidence is something
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Re: 1/4/21 OKC Thunder @ Miami Heat 6:30PM CST 

Post#10 » by ThunderBolt » Tue Jan 5, 2021 1:57 am

Bazley is our most well rounded prospect.
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Re: 1/4/21 OKC Thunder @ Miami Heat 6:30PM CST 

Post#11 » by ThunderBolt » Tue Jan 5, 2021 2:34 am

I really don’t feel like we should be as bad of a shooting team as we are at the moment.
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Post#12 » by bbms » Tue Jan 5, 2021 2:38 am

Bazley, Dort, and SGA lone bright spots in the first half. Maledon had his usual one stellar pass and one stellar defensive play to make me salivate for his future.
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Re: 1/4/21 OKC Thunder @ Miami Heat 6:30PM CST 

Post#13 » by DayofMourning » Tue Jan 5, 2021 2:52 am

ThunderBolt wrote:I really don’t feel like we should be as bad of a shooting team as we are at the moment.


The Heat had theirs the other night versus Dallas. Couldn't hit anything. Next game, you'll likely be knockin'em down.
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Re: 1/4/21 OKC Thunder @ Miami Heat 6:30PM CST 

Post#14 » by Dadouv47 » Tue Jan 5, 2021 2:55 am

I don't know if SGA can be a great scorer but being the number 1 option he should be able to have some 30+ pts games with efficient shooting. Really hope he can have a breakout season next year or we may regret giving him the max.
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Post#15 » by spearsy23 » Tue Jan 5, 2021 3:41 am

It's going to be tough to score 30 if he keeps taking 15-16 shots. Long term it's probably good that he's not hijacking the offense, he's never looked like a legitimate number 1 scoring option. Run the offense and get an efficient 22
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Re: 1/4/21 OKC Thunder @ Miami Heat 6:30PM CST 

Post#16 » by ThunderBolt » Tue Jan 5, 2021 3:52 am

I would be happy if he became a solid number two guy. That’s still in question right now.
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Post#17 » by Old Man Game » Tue Jan 5, 2021 4:04 am

I think there's a non-zero chance Baze becomes our best prospect by next season. Shai included. Seems like the guy can just do a little bit of everything.
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Post#18 » by Old Man Game » Tue Jan 5, 2021 4:25 am

Tell ya what, for all his faults, and there are many, I think that reverse lay-in in traffic in the first half Diallo pulled off might have been the most athletic layup I've seen in some time.
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Re: 1/4/21 OKC Thunder @ Miami Heat 6:30PM CST 

Post#19 » by ThunderBolt » Tue Jan 5, 2021 10:19 am

Old Man Game wrote:I think there's a non-zero chance Baze becomes our best prospect by next season. Shai included. Seems like the guy can just do a little bit of everything.

It’s hard for me to see him being a volume scorer but he’s so well rounded I’m wondering if he has the ability to surpass shai.
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Re: 1/4/21 OKC Thunder @ Miami Heat 6:30PM CST 

Post#20 » by Dadouv47 » Tue Jan 5, 2021 10:34 am

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Old Man Game wrote:I think there's a non-zero chance Baze becomes our best prospect by next season. Shai included. Seems like the guy can just do a little bit of everything.

It’s hard for me to see him being a volume scorer but he’s so well rounded I’m wondering if he has the ability to surpass shai.


Really depends on Shai. Don't think Bazley's ceiling is that high but he should be a very good starter in this league...no reason for him not being able to improve his shot and defense..with the way he improved his dribble he looks like a perfect modern PF.

if we have to make a big trade I would rather trade SGA over Bazley (more value)

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