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@dweebo #Adamsfaction Playoffs aside, Collison is definitely better than Adams right now. Jones is too low as well.
2 days, 11 hours ago on Friday Bolts – 7.25.14
@CanadianThunderFan @Emergenzy @King of Carrot Flowers the third I think you should stress more. YOU'RE BEING WAY TOO CASUAL ABOUT THIS
2 days, 17 hours ago on Friday Bolts – 7.25.14
@Russ is better than KD No. Durant's way better offensively.
@AronZoltanLaszik They'll experiment playing them together, but ultimately I think they almost definitely end up trading one.
2 days, 18 hours ago on Friday Bolts – 7.25.14
@okcjim That's like claiming Harden is a bad offensive player because his FG% is low. Ignoring too many other factors.
2 days, 19 hours ago on Friday Bolts – 7.25.14
@Greeed That bored, huh?
@okcjim They also never fouled. That matters. DRTG is the best way to look at team defense. They were okay per possession. Top-10 with Love on the floor, I believe.
How on earth did the Warriors have a league-average offense last year? Crazy with all their talent.
2 days, 20 hours ago on Friday Bolts – 7.25.14
@TempBoy Brandon Warriors are a legitimate contender if Bogut stays healthy. Especially if they end up landing Love/Kerr improves the offense.
@ChileToreado @ Luke @Perk-Punt @King of Carrot Flowers the third Maybe. But if so, it was way too easy to misconstrue his point. Just not the time to talk about it, IMO. Sounded like a "Well, don't do something that makes him want to hit you," defense, even if it wasn't.
@Perk-Punt @ Luke @King of Carrot Flowers the third He's a professional football player. He beat his girlfriend into unconsciousness. It may have been aggravated, but there's no defending that. Period.
2 days, 21 hours ago on Friday Bolts – 7.25.14
@King of Carrot Flowers the third It was a dumb point to make after a professional football player knocked his girlfriend unconscious.
Over/under 100 real rotation minutes for Bill McGury this year. Not garbage time.
2 days, 22 hours ago on Friday Bolts – 7.25.14
@OBoy (LaFamilia) *Kobe has offered
@Durants Shimmy @okcjim Yeah, I think Jones' motor is fine. He plays hard. Just not the off-the-dribble threat his athleticism would have you believe.
@mattchant @ Luke @MatheusCoxa Lol. He's way more valuable than Al Jefferson.
2 days, 23 hours ago on Friday Bolts – 7.25.14
@mattchant @MatheusCoxa @ Luke The T-Wolves got killed when Love was on the bench and Tim plays less than 30 minutes a game. They would have been worse with him.
@Grolgar @MatheusCoxa @mattchant @ Luke I was thinking in a vacuum. The course of a few years changes a lot.
@mattchant @Russ being Russ @MatheusCoxa @ Luke That's silly. They had a top-10 defense when he was on the floor. He's not a very good defender, but they weren't getting smashed when he was out there. The reason the T-Wolves lost so much was (to some extent) bad luck in close games and a dreadful bench. They killed teams with Love on the floor.
@epicurean @Russ being Russ Huestis is going to be good someday. I've already decided. And we all know that's all that matters.
@mattchant Eh, different situations. Love's a consensus top-five,10 player
3 days ago on Friday Bolts – 7.25.14
@King of Carrot Flowers the third Good job prefacing that. Could've been ugly.
3 days, 12 hours ago on The Side Part: Russell Westbrook likes clothes
@Tvaddic The players seem to have no clue how long stuff like this takes.
@OBoy (LaFamilia) @ Luke I'm preparing four-minute sample sizes as we speak.
The more I defend Huestis, the more I irrationally believe in him. If I'm like his JoBlogg's in two years, my bad guys. You're seeing the origin story.
@Old Man Game @ Luke Yeah. Most college upperclassmen have to be. But Huestis is an oddball case because he played the 4 at Stanford. Totally different skillset. He'll literally just have to learn to shoot from the corners to be functional offensively. Easier said than done, but still. Tough to totally write him on that end now.
@Old Man Game @ Luke I think the ideal would be someone like Danny Green. Lockdown defender in college who was selected late because he was so old. He could shoot though, so not a perfect comparison.
Y@LurkingLurker @ Luke Yeah, I've heard good things about that. And I think I'll inevitably end up buying Season 2 anyways just because I'm enjoying the first one so much.
@Old Man Game @ Luke Yeah. He's not a high-potential pick. Way too old. But for a team like this, I see no problem with it. Think he'll be a solid defender early. Maybe with the chance to develop a shot.
I just learned that someone on here has the handle "LurkingLurker." Well done, anonymous person.
@Old Man Game @ Luke I think so. Probably would have preferred to trade down, but sounds like it wasn't possible. If there was anyone he really liked at 29, we take them period, IMO.
EDIT: Keep in mind, Kyle Anderson was the guy I wanted at 21. I was pissed when we passed for Huestis.
I look at the Huestis selection like this.
A) He fits well into our overall team dynamic (super athlete, high-character guy)
B) Presti either likes him or liked no one else in the draft to the point that he valued flexibility and taking a flier on Huestis over taking anyone else at 29. And that's fine by me.
3 days, 13 hours ago on The Side Part: Russell Westbrook likes clothes
@King of Carrot Flowers the third Nope. Still awesome
@King of Carrot Flowers the third Point and click adventure
Anyone played Telltale's Walking Dead game? Just blew through Chapter One and it's incredible. Storytelling is unreal for a video game.
@Old Man Game @ Luke @[weed wolf faction] Yeah. The odds are never in favor of any late first. But I dunno, if he can up his shooting, he could be a respectable role player. Big if, but you never know. Not a bad gamble, anyways.
@Old Man Game @[weed wolf faction] I think he could end up playing. Who knows? Presti clearly likes him.
@ThunderWins @[weed wolf faction] @Old Man Game I mean, I assumed he mostly wanted the shot at guaranteed money
3 days, 14 hours ago on The Side Part: Russell Westbrook likes clothes
@Butterfingers You could argue that he was better this season. So probably.
Just recently started re-reading Fire Joe Morgan for fun. Any baseball fan who hasn't should check it out. Soo funny.
3 days, 17 hours ago on The Side Part: Russell Westbrook likes clothes
@Julius F Wrek @TempBoy Brandon RU FI OO
3 days, 18 hours ago on The Side Part: Russell Westbrook likes clothes
@James Haren I'm going to miss you when you leave
EDIT: Just kidding. Can't wait.
@Marko (Lacoste baby) Under. Maybe if playoffs are included.
@okcjim 76 of 190 I assume. Think he was 42 percent on spot-ups and close to 50 percent (!!) in transition.
@Thunder Thigh Highs @ Luke I've never heard that term in my life. You're definitely thinking of a shooter guard.
3 days, 21 hours ago on Thursday Bolts – 7.24.14
@Thunder Thigh Highs What's a shooting guard?
@mattchant @ Luke Mikan would have been eaten alive in any other era. I couldn't do it.
3 days, 22 hours ago on Thursday Bolts – 7.24.14
What's the all-time white lineup? Maybe Stockton-West-Bird-Nowitzki-Walton?
@L0rv @Jabb0310 Hmm. Well that's a puzzler then.