4/13/21 | OKC Thunder @ Utah Jazz | 8PM CST

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4/13/21 | OKC Thunder @ Utah Jazz | 8PM CST 

Post#1 » by ducler » Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:43 pm

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Re: 4/13/21 | OKC Thunder @ Utah Jazz | 8PM CST 

Post#2 » by ThunderBolt » Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:32 pm

After losing to the wizards, they jazz ought to come out focused and put this away early.
bondom34 wrote:The GB gets mad if you are a "treadmill team"

The GB gets mad if you lose.

The GB gets mad if your team is too good.

The GB gets mad if you have a player they don't like.
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Re: 4/13/21 | OKC Thunder @ Utah Jazz | 8PM CST 

Post#3 » by Dadouv47 » Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:46 pm

No poku no fun :(

Gobert gonna kill Brown. Hope Dort can give Mitchell a fight.
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Post#4 » by Dadouv47 » Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:42 pm

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A line up of Brown/Bazley/Roby as starters is really good for the tank. Think it could work against the Wizards, Detroit etc.
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Re: 4/13/21 | OKC Thunder @ Utah Jazz | 8PM CST 

Post#5 » by jake_swivel » Wed Apr 14, 2021 1:35 am

Bout ready for Dort to take another blow to the head.
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Post#6 » by Dadouv47 » Wed Apr 14, 2021 1:52 am

Started the game now...Dort stat line is crazy.
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Re: 4/13/21 | OKC Thunder @ Utah Jazz | 8PM CST 

Post#7 » by Dadouv47 » Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:02 am

Dort worked on his midrange shot during the two weeks he was out...
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Re: 4/13/21 | OKC Thunder @ Utah Jazz | 8PM CST 

Post#8 » by ThunderBolt » Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:52 am

Is there a more creative way to tank than attacking Gobert at the rim every play?
bondom34 wrote:The GB gets mad if you are a "treadmill team"

The GB gets mad if you lose.

The GB gets mad if your team is too good.

The GB gets mad if you have a player they don't like.
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Re: 4/13/21 | OKC Thunder @ Utah Jazz | 8PM CST 

Post#9 » by Dadouv47 » Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:57 am

We should play Bradley more minutes. I'm not really high on either of Brown/Bradley though. Wouldn't mind drafting a Center with the Miami pick but not a lot of bigs in mock drafts...
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Re: 4/13/21 | OKC Thunder @ Utah Jazz | 8PM CST 

Post#10 » by Dn4sty » Wed Apr 14, 2021 4:13 am

Tanking is far more fun with Lu
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Post#11 » by RunOKC » Wed Apr 14, 2021 4:28 am

Gotta love Dort
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Re: 4/13/21 | OKC Thunder @ Utah Jazz | 8PM CST 

Post#12 » by ThunderBolt » Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:50 am

It’s nice to have stuff like Dort’s performance to being a little hope and joy to the end of the season other than draft positioning.
bondom34 wrote:The GB gets mad if you are a "treadmill team"

The GB gets mad if you lose.

The GB gets mad if your team is too good.

The GB gets mad if you have a player they don't like.
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Re: 4/13/21 | OKC Thunder @ Utah Jazz | 8PM CST 

Post#13 » by Dadouv47 » Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:34 pm

Yeah...The Dort hype is real and while I think he's overrated by most casual fans, Dort could be the 5th best player on a championship team.
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Re: 4/13/21 | OKC Thunder @ Utah Jazz | 8PM CST 

Post#14 » by ThunderBolt » Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:53 pm

Dort is extremely streaky. That’s not a bad thing if we aren’t relying on him as a main offensive producer.
bondom34 wrote:The GB gets mad if you are a "treadmill team"

The GB gets mad if you lose.

The GB gets mad if your team is too good.

The GB gets mad if you have a player they don't like.
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Post#15 » by thedoppelganger » Wed Apr 14, 2021 4:19 pm

Dort's popularity nationally is wild considering he's undrafted, went to a mediocre power 5 school, and plays in a small market. He's a shoe-in to make all-defense teams pretty soon considering how reputation based that award is.
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Post#16 » by jake_swivel » Wed Apr 14, 2021 4:44 pm

thedoppelganger wrote:Dort's popularity nationally is wild considering he's undrafted, went to a mediocre power 5 school, and plays in a small market. He's a shoe-in to make all-defense teams pretty soon considering how reputation based that award is.


I wonder how much of that is about the underdog story, how much is about his defensive tenacity, or how much is it that it’s just fun to say “Lu Dort”.
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Re: 4/13/21 | OKC Thunder @ Utah Jazz | 8PM CST 

Post#17 » by kdthunderup » Thu Apr 15, 2021 12:33 am

We don't want all of our players to become All-Stars. We need guys like Dort who are going to be really strong players below an All-Star level that won't be selfish and will compliment a core of 2-3 star players.

I really like Dort, he is still really young and has a great attitude. You can tell he is willing to put the work into his game and I expect him to have a Marcus Smart type impact in a couple of years. They have pretty similar stats if you compare them both at 21 years old.

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