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New Starting Lineup and Rotation. Who do you want to play? 

Post#1 » by GonzoLays » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:08 pm

My starting lineup would be

Marcus
Jaylen
Tristan
Semi
Tatum

Bench:

Kemba/Peyton when kemba sits out
Fournier
Bob
Grant


And that's it. I would only play these 9/10 players every game so they can get comfortable in their roles.

First team is a JBT paradise, they get to shoot and pile up numbers at will. Marcus Tristan and Semi do the dirty work.

Then boom! We bring in the baddest bench in the game with Kemba Bob and Fournier.

We got to switch this up and experiment.
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Post#2 » by BFitzMoney » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:21 pm

GonzoLays wrote:My starting lineup would be

Marcus
Jaylen
Tristan
Semi
Tatum

Bench:

Kemba/Peyton when kemba sits out
Fournier
Bob
Grant


And that's it. I would only play these 9/10 players every game so they can get comfortable in their roles.

First team is a JBT paradise, they get to shoot and pile up numbers at will. Marcus Tristan and Semi do the dirty work.

Then boom! We bring in the baddest bench in the game with Kemba Bob and Fournier.

We got to switch this up and experiment.


While that may sound good in concept I don't think it helps. I honestly have no problem with Kemba coming off the bench, but I can tell you this with a certainty - not gonna happen.

But the main issue has been no continuity on offense, so it makes no sense to handcuff the offense of the starters to have some kind of vaunted bench. It's been too much of the Jaylen/Jason ISO show this year. I REALLY think Fournier can help tremendously with this problem. But if you have TT and Semi playing the bulk of those initial starter minutes it solves nothing.

Let Marcus continue the role he's carved out as the guy running the second unit and put Fournier out there to start. I think you may be surprised at how well he gels with the Js. And by all means have Smart in at the end of games if he would only stop thinking he was 1A option offensively in crunch time.
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Post#3 » by sportfan6197 » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:21 pm

Kemba-Fournier-Jaylen-Tatum-Tristan

PP-Smart-Nesmith or Romeo-Wagner-Rob
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Post#4 » by Parliament10 » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:23 pm

Regular Lineup:
Starters: Kemba - Brown - Fournier - Tatum - R.Williams
Rotation: Pritchard - Smart - Nesmith - Ojeleye - Thompson
Reserves: - Edwards - Langford - G.Williams - Wagner/Kornet
Two-Ways: Waters - Fall

Traded:
Theis
Teague
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Post#5 » by BFitzMoney » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:37 pm

Parliament10 wrote:Regular Lineup:
Starters: Kemba - Brown - Fournier - Tatum - R.Williams
Rotation: Pritchard - Smart - Nesmith - Ojeleye - Thompson
Reserves: - Edwards - Langford - G.Williams - Wagner/Kornet
Two-Ways: Waters - Fall

Traded:
Theis
Teague
Green


It feels weird that Theis is gone. I know he wasn't the perfect center but I think he was severely underrated.

Of course he DID miss that corner 3 last night so .... later dude.
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Post#6 » by enzino » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:39 pm

Starters: Smart, Brown, Fournier, Tatum, R. Williams
Rotation: Pritchard, Kemba Walker, G. Williams, Ojeleye, Thompson
Reserves: Edwards, Langford, Nesmith, Wagner/Kornet
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Post#7 » by robbie84 » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:43 pm

Lol @ kemba coming off bench. Cmon guys.
Man I'm going miss Theis.


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Tatum
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Post#8 » by Bar Fight » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:43 pm

C - Rob Williams

Don't give a **** about the rest
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Post#9 » by Parliament10 » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:51 pm

BFitzMoney wrote:
Parliament10 wrote:Regular Lineup:
Starters: Kemba - Brown - Fournier - Tatum - R.Williams
Rotation: Pritchard - Smart - Nesmith - Ojeleye - Thompson
Reserves: - Edwards - Langford - G.Williams - Wagner/Kornet
Two-Ways: Waters - Fall

Traded:
Theis
Teague
Green


It feels weird that Theis is gone. I know he wasn't the perfect center but I think he was severely underrated.

Of course he DID miss that corner 3 last night so .... later dude.

I see the reasoning behind the Theis Trade.
But, I think keeping him as a highly paid Bench Center may have been the better option.

Also, saving that whole TPE for the Summer.
Cause getting Kemba off the Books, should be the big thing this Offseason.

Fournier doesn't answer the Starting PF deficiency, that we really need to fill.
On-the-other-hand, Rob Williams will get more play. As will Pritchard.
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Post#10 » by Drax » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:52 pm

RS rotation (min): 10 man rotation

PG: Kemba (26) / Pritchard (16) / Smart (6)
SG: Fournier (26) / Smart (18) / Neysmith or Langford (4)
SF: Brown (30) / Neysmith or Langford (14) / Ojeleye or G. Williams (6)
PF: Tatum (30) / Ojeleye or G. Williams (18)
C: R. Williams (28) / Thompson (20)

PO rotation (min): 8 man rotation*

PG: Kemba (30) / Pritchard (18)
SG: Fournier (26) / Smart (22)
SF: Brown (36) / Fournier (4) / Smart (8)
PF: Tatum (36) / Thompson (12)
C: R. Williams (32) / Thompson (16)

*depending on match up 9 man rotation using Ojeleye or G. Williams / Neysmith or Langford (4) to cover some of Thompson's minutes
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Post#11 » by GonzoLays » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:53 pm

I like Bob starting. We are already losing.
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Post#12 » by threrf23 » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:53 pm

IMO:

Timelord/TT/Wagner
Jaylen/Grant/Semi
Tatum/Langford/Nesmith
Fournier/PP
Smart/Kemba
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Post#13 » by enzino » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:55 pm

robbie84 wrote:Lol @ kemba coming off bench. Cmon guys

definitely an option, imho
he could play better. team could play better
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Post#14 » by Bill Bradley » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:57 pm

Smart
Fournier
Brown
Tatum
Timelord

Sixth man: Kemba (Brad forced to grow a pair)
Pritchard
Nesmith
Thompson

Semi
Langford
Grant Williams
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Post#15 » by playa-hater » Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:01 pm

Really most important is the finishing 4th quarter lineup. Smart, Fournier, Brown, Tatum, RW..

And Stevens needs to be consistent with this but he won't one reason why I hate him
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Post#16 » by KingofTheClay » Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:03 pm

How is Fournier as a defender?

If he’s average I say we start him.


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Post#17 » by Spin Move » Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:03 pm

JT 32 SF/PF
JB 32 SG/SF
Kemba 30 PG
Smart 30 PG/SG
Fournier 30 SG/SF
Robert Williams 28 C/PF
Triston Thompson 24 C
Pritchard 12 PG
Nesmith 12 SG/SF
Grant Willaims/Semi/Wagner 10 (Whichever one wins) PF
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Post#18 » by Spin Move » Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:04 pm

KingofTheClay wrote:How is Fournier as a defender?

If he’s average I say we start him.


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He is a little below average but not horrible
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Post#19 » by enzino » Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:06 pm

Smart 30
Brown 32
Fournier 30
Tatum 32
R.Williams 32
Kemba Walker 30
Thompson 18
Pritchard 12
G.Williams 12
Ojeleye 12
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Post#20 » by KingofTheClay » Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:06 pm

Spin Move wrote:
KingofTheClay wrote:How is Fournier as a defender?

If he’s average I say we start him.


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He is a little below average but not horrible

Then I think we should start him.

I feel like it only works if Rob starts too, considering that Brown, Kemba, Fournier are guys that would get blown by on defense consistently.

I think if Tristan still starts then we are in trouble with a lineup like that.

But Smart, PP, Tristan, Semi would be a solid bench in my book that is quite versatile. I think our depth issues are 70-80% solved, we need another decent piece and we no longer have to run our starts into the ground.

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