SGA just turned an almost certain loss into a win

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Re: SGA just turned an almost certain loss into a win 

Post#41 » by hippesthippo » Sun Dec 19, 2021 3:13 pm

Statlanta wrote:I thought Clippers fans said Batum was a good defender. That was Jared Dudley type defense right there.


That bit of weight he's put on had me thinking that [i]was[/] Jared Dudley. I'm like, dammmmmmmn covid protocols been hitting teams hard if Dudley is getting 4th quarter run on the Clips.
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Re: SGA just turned an almost certain loss into a win 

Post#42 » by Inklink » Sun Dec 19, 2021 5:24 pm

lol that dance. He pulled it out twice too.
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Re: SGA just turned an almost certain loss into a win 

Post#43 » by John Murdoch » Sun Dec 19, 2021 6:15 pm

George: Thats a bad shot
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Re: SGA just turned an almost certain loss into a win 

Post#44 » by Roscoe Sheed » Sun Dec 19, 2021 6:29 pm

Statlanta wrote:I thought Clippers fans said Batum was a good defender. That was Jared Dudley type defense right there.

He usually is- long arms and decent quickness, but that was very poor defense.

The game was lost though by subbing Kennard out for Winslow. Made no sense at all. Kennard is probably the Clippers best free throw shooter
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Re: SGA just turned an almost certain loss into a win 

Post#45 » by og15 » Sun Dec 19, 2021 7:11 pm

Statlanta wrote:I thought Clippers fans said Batum was a good defender. That was Jared Dudley type defense right there.

Even good defenders get burned, but yes, Batum got very lost on that one, way too open of a shot.

SGA has had a tough season so far though when it comes to his efficiency.
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Re: SGA just turned an almost certain loss into a win 

Post#46 » by Clemenza » Sun Dec 19, 2021 7:18 pm

Bad coaching decisions down the stretch and bad defense by Batum on the final play. Great shot by Shai
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Re: SGA just turned an almost certain loss into a win 

Post#47 » by Old Man Game » Sun Dec 19, 2021 8:35 pm

Sidthekid87 wrote:Honestly SGA has one of the smoothest, most appealing games to watch. That guy is SMOOTH. He's not talked about nearly enough, but imo he's in that Tatum/Trae/Ja tier of young star.
If Presti ever gets a decent bucket getter beside him so defenses can't just load up on him he'll really break out.

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Re: SGA just turned an almost certain loss into a win 

Post#48 » by MoneyTalks41890 » Sun Dec 19, 2021 8:49 pm

og15 wrote:
Statlanta wrote:I thought Clippers fans said Batum was a good defender. That was Jared Dudley type defense right there.

Even good defenders get burned, but yes, Batum got very lost on that one, way too open of a shot.

SGA has had a tough season so far though when it comes to his efficiency.


He’s being heavily targeted now that teams know how good he is and without any other real threats. Giddey is ok there when it comes to drives but he can’t shoot. But SGA is really prolific at beating his defender. I forgot where I saw it but his drives per possession were I think tops in the league or close.
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Re: SGA just turned an almost certain loss into a win 

Post#49 » by slick_watts » Sun Dec 19, 2021 9:47 pm

sga is definitely worse this year, and his unreal pull-up shooting from last season appears to be fluke-y. he is still going to be a good player and some of the burden will be lifted if / when the thunder get better players around him. but he's attempted more pull up threes this year than last year so the sample size is adequate to at least be concerned he's not the shooter we saw in 2020-21.
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Re: SGA just turned an almost certain loss into a win 

Post#50 » by og15 » Sun Dec 19, 2021 10:00 pm

MoneyTalks41890 wrote:
og15 wrote:
Statlanta wrote:I thought Clippers fans said Batum was a good defender. That was Jared Dudley type defense right there.

Even good defenders get burned, but yes, Batum got very lost on that one, way too open of a shot.

SGA has had a tough season so far though when it comes to his efficiency.


He’s being heavily targeted now that teams know how good he is and without any other real threats. Giddey is ok there when it comes to drives but he can’t shoot. But SGA is really prolific at beating his defender. I forgot where I saw it but his drives per possession were I think tops in the league or close.

Everytime I watch OKC, my question is, "who is spreading the floor", but they are deliberately constructed in this manner as the moment, just tough for the poor guy.
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Re: SGA just turned an almost certain loss into a win 

Post#51 » by dk1115 » Mon Dec 20, 2021 1:05 am

Is SGA a borderline all-star? Being serious here.
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Re: SGA just turned an almost certain loss into a win 

Post#52 » by ch434355 » Mon Dec 20, 2021 3:38 am

I wouldn't say that down 2 with possession is an "almost certain" loss.
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Re: SGA just turned an almost certain loss into a win 

Post#53 » by Madhouse » Tue Dec 21, 2021 5:22 pm

dk1115 wrote:Is SGA a borderline all-star? Being serious here.

maybe. Impact wise probably not though.

He isn't a franchise talent though.

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