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No that's stupid. Plus how did Dikembe not have control of his arms? He was one of the best interior defenders ever?
2 days, 3 hours ago on Grizzlies-Thunder series preview and prediction
Amnesty perk and sign Monroe.
Everyone is acting like all these western Conference series are going down to the wire.
2 days, 17 hours ago on Friday Bolts – 4.18.14
I'm going to make the prediction that only one first round Western Confetence series goes past 6 games.
So our record with Russ is 7-4?
2 days, 23 hours ago on Friday Bolts – 4.18.14
We'll let a liberal in if they want to pay the luxury tax
3 days ago on Top 10 plays of 2013-14
I would smell like BO if I wore that shirt for 10 minutes.
And James Johnson.
Russ has abused Conley in the past. He's too strong for Conley.
3 days, 1 hour ago on Top 10 plays of 2013-14
I bet Tony Allen spends more time on Russ than he does on KD.
Better chance it goes 5 than 7
3 days, 18 hours ago on The Side Part: Week 25 – Starships vs Goblin
He can come here then.
If we plan on resigning Reggie I wouldn't draft 2 PG's but if not and there isn't someone we like there better I wouldn't be opposed.
PJ3, Jerrett, Pleiss, Adams are all bigs that could contribute down the road. I would bet Pleiss comes this year.
I'd like to go there.
My problem is how slow we get with both of those guys in.
PG - Russ, Reggie (for 1 more year)
SG - Lamb, Roberson, Jackson, FA
SF - KD, PJ3, Roberson
PF - Serge, Collison, PJ3, Jerrett
C - Perk, Adams, Thabeet, PLeiss, Ibaka
Would it be awful if we took 2 PG's? Peyton with 21 and Napier with 29? Peyton is a defensive stopper who is good in transition. Could fill in next year in games where Jackson can't stay in front of people. Napier is a Jameer Nelson, Brian Roberts type that can help space the floor when we need that who also is a good distributor.
We just started watching season 1. We've watched the first 4 episodes so far and I'm not sure the dude that lady in the picture there is married to has said a word yet. All he does is have sex with her. That's a pretty good gig.
Fisher shooting 30% from 3 in his last 10 games. Is his playing time affected at all in the playoffs if he's not shooting well?
3 days, 19 hours ago on The Side Part: Week 25 – Starships vs Goblin
Lol, less minutes for Fisher? In the playoffs?
3 days, 20 hours ago on The Side Part: Week 25 – Starships vs Goblin
As "unsexy" as it may be if we lose Thabo and we lose Fisher our biggest need heading into next year may be finding someone who can stay in front of the opposing teams PG. A lot of our problems with our perimeter defense come from laziness and people falling asleep but a lot come from not being able to stop dribble penetration so we have to help leaving the kickouts open. It's actually kind of sad that 39 year old Derek Fisher is our best at this right now.
Payton probably is the best option for this where we are picking.
3 days, 21 hours ago on Thursday Bolts – 4.17.14
Payton probably is the best option for this where we are picking.
3 days, 21 hours ago on Thunder lock up No. 2, edging the Pistons 112-111
Seems similar to Roberson. Definitely looks like a Presti guy.
3 days, 23 hours ago on Thunder lock up No. 2, edging the Pistons 112-111
I agree. I'd actually like to see us use PJ3 (or even Roberson) more if matchups dictate. We are just so slow and unathletic with any 2 of Fish/Butler/PErk (and even Collison) out there.
Haha. That would be option C I guess.
Our best stretch of the year was when we won 17 of 18 early in the year when Russ just came back the first time.
Our rotation was typically...
Adams was generally getting about the same amount of minutes as Perk and Lamb was getting twice as many minutes as Fish a lot of those games. PJ3 also got some good minutes when matchups dictated.
We are now...
Fish and Butler now get consistently get high 20 minutes in playing time. Lamb and pj3 don't see the court and Adams minutes are much less than early in the year.
Which rotation is better?
Don't they think Oladipo is their PG of the future?
We can cut the list down pretty easily. Long, athletic guys expected to be available between 20-35? There is your short list of our potential picks.
5 days, 18 hours ago on Kevin Durant is, without question, the 2013-14 MVP
Vonleh is out of reach : )
Unfortunately the old, slow intangibles are very tough to overcome.
5 days, 19 hours ago on Kevin Durant is, without question, the 2013-14 MVP
He and Fisher on the court together is just too much old slowness at the same time.
A close 12th.
I'm not sure a team would do that but that might be about what it would take to get me not to have Presti take 2 players that he thought he could turn into solid NBA contributors at a low cost.
Would have to be some pretty incredible intangibles to offset those crappy numbers.
5 days, 19 hours ago on Tuesday Bolts – 4.15.14
This may have been discussed recently and I missed it but as good as Presti is at drafting, how high would you have to move up to give up our 2 first round picks for 1 pick? Say we're 29 and 22. How high would you have to move up to not let Presti have 2 shots at good players on a rookie scale?
So is Derek Fisher now our go to stopper on defense? A little bit scary. Although Evans got by Roberson a few times I thought he was doing better than Fisher did and he was getting rebounds and steals and points as well.
In 6 minutes Roberson had 2 rebounds, a steal, a block and 6 points (3-3) and 0 fouls.
In 29 minutes Derek Fisher had 1 rebound, 1 assist, 1 steal, 6 points (2-8 shooting) and 5 fouls.
I'm not trying to change your mind. Just looking up info.
1 week, 3 days ago on The Side Part: Week 24 – Fat lines
Wally was the 6th pick in the draft though. McDermott won't go near that high.
Szczerbiak had a nice NBA career. 12 years. Shot 48% from the field 40.6% from 3. Averaged 14.1 ppg. Best season averaged 20.1 ppg.
Doug McDermott = Wally Sczerbiak
McDermott averaged a couple more ppg in college at a higher percentage. About the same size. Similar limitations.
He also left PJ Tucker wide open a lot which also led to bad defense.
I agree. We need to clinch the 2 seed and rest him the last couple of games.
Our small lineup is not near as effective if KD and Serge aren't rebounding well and playing physical and they haven't been playing that way recently.
One thing I thought was interesting about last night is the Clippers played much better small against us than they did with both Griffin and Jordan in there together. That spread us out more and made the pick and roll a lot easier for them. They made a good run in both halves going small.
I also am still not a fan of Butler and Fisher out there together. I'm not opposed to playing either it's just hard to generate much with 4 guys on the floor that can't create.
Pekovic has worked him over.
1 week, 4 days ago on Thunder hang on against the Clippers, 107-101
Blake Griffin got outworked on the 2nd one and tried to semi-flop when he saw Adams was going to get the ball. He did throw a big fit about it which earned Adams a couple of cheap calls in the 2nd half.
Adams guarded Jordan for some of that.
Other than Russ and KD I thought Adams made the next biggest impact on the game. He did by far the best job defending Blake IMO. He is stronger and longer than Serge and can obviously move better than Perk. He's super active on the boards and he ran the floor very well. He also did a nice job on those couple in pick and roll's in the 2nd qrtr. I didn't think he played enough. I thought he should have finished the game.