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If Dion Waters could clone himself 4 times, his team would be the Toronto Raptors
1 day, 19 hours ago on Down to Dunk: The candidates
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1 week, 3 days ago on Thursday Bolts – 4.16.15
@Kong Lambchop Defense.
@sammasaaron @Ya Mudda Brooks and JVG switching spots would be cool. Would be hilarious if Brooks loses his filter the way JVG has and just goes in on the league every game.
1 week, 3 days ago on Thunder eliminated from the 2015 playoffs
@L0rv @thunder_mike I don't know that KD honestly is making Presti keep Brooks. He might give his blessing, but it's a loongg season. If it doesn't go well, or even just ends badly, KD might look back at what could have been, and just peace out. Brooks + familiar pieces might be an extra piece of KD insurance.
Really tough year to make this decision. Winning a championship requires skill but also a ton of luck. Also being the last year of KD's contract, we think there are better coaches than Brooks, but man, that coach only has one year to prove it, and the bar is championship or bust. That's pretty insane.
Edit: We should've pulled the trigger last year.
@OKCSpain @L0rv @Durantacula (The Masked Maniac) So if you build a defense around the other-worldly athleticism of 4 guys, isn't that just horrible planning? Good defense isn't predicated on being able to jump higher than everyone. A good defense is built on timing and sound rotations. This team doesn't have any of that.
@L0rv @Brussell Sproutbrook @thunder_mike Our team constantly helps when they don't have to, double teams people that don't need it, and gets killed on PnR. That's called bad coaching. Having a block-machine is a bandaid.
@J__B I at least like the double screen on top. They actually had some setup plays to move the ball and get people in position before giving it back to DJ and Russell. Like I said, not rocket science, but at least made defenses have to watch other players.
@L0rv @thunder_mike Disagree. Serge has made him look fantastic. When Serge is out, we get lit the hell up.
I honestly feel like Brooks did a good job this year. We actually did run a set offense. It wasn't the Triangle, but I think it's just enough to keep defenses from being able to triple-team KD and Russ.
The problem is that Brooks doesn't seem to coach defense. A lot of over helping and bad rotations, relying on ridiculous athleticism (Serge) to make up the lack of IQ. He just says to give great effort, but good defense is just as mental as it is physical.
@Webster81 @ǝnlɐʌ ɟo ʇol ɐ pɐɥ ʞɹǝd I think our team has enough offensive IQ to make it happen without an offensive minded coach. Brooks' defensive coaching is total garbage. Every time I watch our perimeter defenders sag to the free-throw line and give up a cross court pass and open shot, I throw up in my mouth.
@propsizzle @John Calipari & 'Dem Boys *Formerly Tvaddic* The problem with Lamb is that he's a ghost on defense. Like he gives good effort and tries to hustle, but people just shoot over him like he's not even there. It's sad, but I can see why Brooks doesn't play him
1 month ago on Wednesday Bolts – 3.25.15
I haven't been to a game, but I feel like Dion probably goes like 0-10 during pre-game warm ups. He can't make shots without a hand in his face.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Monday Bolts – 3.2.15
Is there a youtube video of the 4 3-pointers we hit in the 4th quarter against Indiana?
1 month, 4 weeks ago on The Side Part: This is so much fun
@Pillendreher or ours
2 months ago on Friday Bolts – 2.20.15
@Juwanna090 So much stupid in one post.
Wow, curveball? Weird that Royce would parallel this to the Harden deal. The only similarity is the timing. Talent, attitude, and player relationships are on different planets. Reggie did this whole thing basically to himself.
@L0rv @propsizzle I kinda have no faith in Dion's ability to finish at the rim. It always looks like the ball accidentally drops in.
@Durants Shimmy Yes because of prime Westbrook and KD (and probably Ibaka) and our deepest bench
Highlights are small sample size but Kanter seems to have really soft hands. If anything he might be our only big man that can catch Russ's lightning passes
@Perk had a lot of value When you don't have money, you gotta be cut throat. They can cry in their billion dollar market
2 months ago on Thunder closing in on Brook Lopez: What we know
really just a guy to bench mob in a suit
I'd be down to have Perk as an unpaid assistant coach
The deadline has passed and I still can't do work
SAY SOMETHING ELSE WOJ
Gonna get us Lopez and Exum #PrestiMagic
I just fell out of my chair
@DonBurgundy Neither will Reggie or Perk (hopefully)
2 months ago on 3-on-3: Deadline Day
@Divine Mortal It'll be funny if Brooklyn finds a way to land a max player and low-balls Reggie during the summer.
@mattchant @BarryeffingGibb Harden is a good player
@Chandler Bing. Good big man vs dontcare/useless/useless. Tough.
I guess you can build a franchise around anyone these days.
@Chandler Bing. *done.
@Greeed don't do it. I accidentally did and took 25 min to catch back up
@mb22 That's probably what they're saying about us and RJ
@f5alcon @AlsoAMagicFan Has Ish made a shot on this team?
@mattchant @thunder_mike It's happened before. Attitude trumps talent. I know you don't think that it does because you think Reggie is some career mastermind, but this dumbass is just burning his money. He's willing to step away from a championship run because he doesn't have a position he doesn't even deserve. You can't succeed with people like that on your team.
I'm thinking Reggie is gonna be full DNP if he doesn't get traded. Sounds like the whole team is over it.
@OBoy (LaFamilia) I'm pretty sure that is the only restaurant any player in the NBA has ever been to here.
@Greeed @Tommy_Parker I call that Reggie is the next Ramon Sessions.
@mattchant @thunder_mike @Divine Mortal @Greeed Traded to the worst team with the worst GM in the league? Okay ya he's smart.
@mattchant @CollisonDoppelganger No
@Divine Mortal @Greeed Harden handled this situation great. Reggie's agent is literally the dumbest human in any business.
@Legendary_Dork I remember Harden's first game against us. We made a concerted effort to F him up on every play. And they're all still friends. Reggie is a dead man.