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Re: Mikal Bridges discussion, news and highlights 

Post#521 » by bwgood77 » Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:10 am

lilfishi22 wrote:I do want him to take on more of that offensive load and be that potential 3rd guy for us, even at the expense of his efficiency. All that efficiency is great and all but at low-ish volume, it's not the asset it's made out to be. Sacrificing some efficiency for more output is something I want to see from him because efficiency is something he can always work on getting back but if he's reliant on others to set his table every time, he's just going to be a good role player when he could be more.


I think he plays the role they ask of him and that when Paul is gone he will create more of his own offense since we know he can and Cam may take more of the role he has now.

You must really like iso. I'm more of a fan of the way the SSOL teams played.
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Post#522 » by lilfishi22 » Thu Nov 25, 2021 2:11 am

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lilfishi22 wrote:I do want him to take on more of that offensive load and be that potential 3rd guy for us, even at the expense of his efficiency. All that efficiency is great and all but at low-ish volume, it's not the asset it's made out to be. Sacrificing some efficiency for more output is something I want to see from him because efficiency is something he can always work on getting back but if he's reliant on others to set his table every time, he's just going to be a good role player when he could be more.


I think he plays the role they ask of him and that when Paul is gone he will create more of his own offense since we know he can and Cam may take more of the role he has now.

You must really like iso. I'm more of a fan of the way the SSOL teams played.

When did I say I really like ISO? I've consistently been against Booker iso possessions. I just want him to take more shots. He's so damn efficient, it's almost a disservice for him not to shoot more. It's the same argument you make for Ayton to get more shots.

In his first 8 games of the season, he had 5 games with double digit attempts and no fewer than 8 attempts in every game. Since then, he's only had 3 games with double digit attempts and also 3 games where he's shot less than 8 times.
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Re: Mikal Bridges discussion, news and highlights 

Post#523 » by bwgood77 » Thu Nov 25, 2021 2:26 am

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lilfishi22 wrote:I do want him to take on more of that offensive load and be that potential 3rd guy for us, even at the expense of his efficiency. All that efficiency is great and all but at low-ish volume, it's not the asset it's made out to be. Sacrificing some efficiency for more output is something I want to see from him because efficiency is something he can always work on getting back but if he's reliant on others to set his table every time, he's just going to be a good role player when he could be more.


I think he plays the role they ask of him and that when Paul is gone he will create more of his own offense since we know he can and Cam may take more of the role he has now.

You must really like iso. I'm more of a fan of the way the SSOL teams played.

When did I say I really like ISO? I've consistently been against Booker iso possessions. I just want him to take more shots. He's so damn efficient, it's almost a disservice for him not to shoot more. It's the same argument you make for Ayton to get more shots.

In his first 8 games of the season, he had 5 games with double digit attempts and no fewer than 8 attempts in every game. Since then, he's only had 3 games with double digit attempts and also 3 games where he's shot less than 8 times.


Oh, my bad...when you mentioned him being reliant on others setting the table for himself I thought that meant you wanted to create more on his own (ie, iso).
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Re: Mikal Bridges discussion, news and highlights 

Post#524 » by lilfishi22 » Thu Nov 25, 2021 2:42 am

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I think he plays the role they ask of him and that when Paul is gone he will create more of his own offense since we know he can and Cam may take more of the role he has now.

You must really like iso. I'm more of a fan of the way the SSOL teams played.

When did I say I really like ISO? I've consistently been against Booker iso possessions. I just want him to take more shots. He's so damn efficient, it's almost a disservice for him not to shoot more. It's the same argument you make for Ayton to get more shots.

In his first 8 games of the season, he had 5 games with double digit attempts and no fewer than 8 attempts in every game. Since then, he's only had 3 games with double digit attempts and also 3 games where he's shot less than 8 times.


Oh, my bad...when you mentioned him being reliant on others setting the table for himself I thought that meant you wanted to create more on his own (ie, iso).

I want him to take more shots in general. In terms of ISO possessions, I don't really want him to try and create off the dribble like a Book or CP3 but he can afford to take more of those pull up midrange shots. Even if he misses, it's part of his growth as a scorer and his efficiency is so high, a few missed shot isn't going to turn him into an inefficient iso ball hog. He still should take 100% of the opportunities the offense creates for him but I do want him to try and create a couple more shots per game.
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Post#525 » by Ghost of Kleine » Sun Dec 12, 2021 12:48 am

Mike Vigil (@protectedpick) Tweeted:
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Post#527 » by Ghost of Kleine » Wed Dec 29, 2021 8:10 pm

BBall Index (@The_BBall_Index) Tweeted:
Mikal Bridges has been THE best player in our Wing Stopper Role among Guards/Wings this season

-Defensive Impact: 1st*
-Matchup Difficulty: 3rd

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*With a lead on 2nd as big as the gap between 2nd and 13th https://t.co/bdOlx0IMA3
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Post#528 » by Ghost of Kleine » Wed Dec 29, 2021 11:34 pm

David (@theIVpointplay) Tweeted:
The 1st page of Mikal's matchup data this season is silly. https://t.co/dJyG3DycoY
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