Mark Daigneault Following 57-Point Home Loss: 'It's Embarassing'

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Mark Daigneault Following 57-Point Home Loss: 'It's Embarassing' 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Sun May 2, 2021 5:31 am

The Oklahoma City Thunder lost 152-95 to the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night, setting a record for the largest home loss in NBA history.


The Pacers lead by as much as 67 points, representing the largest lead in over 25 years.


"It's embarrassing. I'm not gonna try to spin that. We're still grateful to be playing basketball. Adversity tests the connection of the team. It tests everything. It squeezes you. It shows you who you are," said Mark Daigneault after the game. 


The Pacers shot 65.5% from the field, including 63.6% from three. Domantas Sabonis also became just the fourth player in the last 25 years to record a triple-double in the first half. 


The Thunder have now lost 16 out of their last 17 games. 

Via Royce Young/ESPN

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Re: Mark Daigneault Following 57-Point Home Loss: 'It's Embarassing' 

Post#2 » by tecumseh18 » Sun May 2, 2021 5:21 pm

"Embarrassing" would be for the league to reward this blatant tanking with a top five pick. OKC wouldn't have lost by 57 if the perfectly healthy Horford had played, not to mention SGA.

There has ceased to be a sense of shame in our culture. It's high time it was brought back.
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Re: Mark Daigneault Following 57-Point Home Loss: 'It's Embarassing' 

Post#3 » by jk31 » Sun May 2, 2021 10:23 pm

tecumseh18 wrote:"Embarrassing" would be for the league to reward this blatant tanking with a top five pick. OKC wouldn't have lost by 57 if the perfectly healthy Horford had played, not to mention SGA.

There has ceased to be a sense of shame in our culture. It's high time it was brought back.


i mean its Not as if the Pacers played with their 100% healthy top lineup. we still have three starter injured with brogdon, Turner, warren and also lamb and bitadze who would Play regular Minutes are out. its just that the rest of the team was plain hot.
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Re: Mark Daigneault Following 57-Point Home Loss: 'It's Embarassing' 

Post#4 » by EnriCela13 » Mon May 3, 2021 2:36 pm

jk31 wrote:
tecumseh18 wrote:"Embarrassing" would be for the league to reward this blatant tanking with a top five pick. OKC wouldn't have lost by 57 if the perfectly healthy Horford had played, not to mention SGA.

There has ceased to be a sense of shame in our culture. It's high time it was brought back.


i mean its Not as if the Pacers played with their 100% healthy top lineup. we still have three starter injured with brogdon, Turner, warren and also lamb and bitadze who would Play regular Minutes are out. its just that the rest of the team was plain hot.



The difference is Pacers guys are legitimately injured. Horford is 100% healthy and not playing simply so they can tank. Its pretty ridiculous.
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Re: Mark Daigneault Following 57-Point Home Loss: 'It's Embarassing' 

Post#5 » by jk31 » Mon May 3, 2021 3:39 pm

EnriCela13 wrote:
jk31 wrote:
tecumseh18 wrote:"Embarrassing" would be for the league to reward this blatant tanking with a top five pick. OKC wouldn't have lost by 57 if the perfectly healthy Horford had played, not to mention SGA.

There has ceased to be a sense of shame in our culture. It's high time it was brought back.


i mean its Not as if the Pacers played with their 100% healthy top lineup. we still have three starter injured with brogdon, Turner, warren and also lamb and bitadze who would Play regular Minutes are out. its just that the rest of the team was plain hot.



The difference is Pacers guys are legitimately injured. Horford is 100% healthy and not playing simply so they can tank. Its pretty ridiculous.


Well I mean at least they give young guys the chance to play instead of just taking bad (old) guys to loose. On the long run some of these young players will benefit from that.

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