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@neo12 @Old Man Game @calebli we could've fixed it by playing some defense. we thrive on turnovers leading to fastbreak.
5 months ago on Practice Report: Serge I-back-a?
@ChaseJohnNottingham @calebli @OohWeeItsVelvetHoop i rather frustrate the Spurs from scoring.
@OohWeeItsVelvetHoop @calebli If Ibaka is out, if you played Durant, Adams, Collison, Perry Jones, Westbrook...
i would love to see them try to score from 3 and at the rim. that'd be too much size and speed...
@Old Man Game @calebli nope if you recall, in Game 2, collison picked up 2 quick fouls.
One more stat for you guys.
Adams,Steven - Collison,Nick - Durant,Kevin - Jackson,Reggie - Westbrook,Russell
Net Rating of 47.7
Collison,Nick - Durant,Kevin - Perkins,Kendrick - Sefolosha,Thabo - Westbrook,Russell
Net Rating -11.4
There's alot you can draw from this...
@Lost Ones i've rewatched the Heat series. you'd be shocked but Russell Westbrook played awesome defense on LeBron. doesn't allow LeBron to post up.
@ChaseJohnNottingham @calebli Caron Plays absolutely no defense. can't rebound.
@MJOKC Look as bad as Sefolosha is, it gets compounded by playing with Perkins. but he does have the closeout footspeed to help on defense and run to the 3 point line.
the sefolosha vs. butler debate: can't play sefolosha with perkins, that's about it.
@Di_charden @calebli to tell you the truth, he sat PJ III and Jeremy Lamb for huge stretches of the regular season, it's hard even for me to justify to play them. but i think he should.
@Lost Ones @calebli Caron Butler gets hot from 3, he might be a positive maybe... but dude he is 34 year old journey man, and he plays 25 mpg for us.
it's a Presti and Brooks problem.
@Sustainable Parameters @calebli i should. i need help running the website. someone who is in college and has the time to analyze. i have access to ballstreams with all the film we need to expose Brooks.
i posted this but this is updated. We have 3 of the worst value-added players playing major minutes. every minute they play makes us worse.
Caron Butler, Kendrick Perkins, Derek Fisher
@Aren't @calebli you do realize that KD, Butler, Fisher never stick to their man at the 3 point line because Perkins can't guard the rim? They tried to give half effort in doubling.
@[brooks' fault] @calebli no it's not playoff basketball. western conference playoffs competition is the best ever this year.
@[brooks' fault] @calebli most recent performance is the best indicator of future performance.
Perkins allows 59% FG at the Rim. Perry Jones: 30%. Steven Adams: 45%
Why do we keep playing Perkins?
@Jooseppi @calebli this is a sample size of 14 games. we wouldn't have lost by 35.
5 months ago on Thunder vs. Spurs: Game 2 Pregame Primer
@AIaska @calebli stats don't lie. i'm not singling out just this game. the whole playoffs both have sucked and they bring the team down.
and if they get the majority of the minutes in practice, it stunts the development of other players. it's pretty simple.
@Julius F Wrek @calebli don't disagree. stats don't lie.
@AIaska @calebli @35 4 Finals MVP Well the ESPN analysts says that we should give Perk the ball, so once Perk goes 0/10 with 6 turnovers, he'll quickly go negative in PER...
@AIaska Steven Adams or Reggie should be in.
@35 4 Finals MVP @calebli We will after we get swept.
For all these idiots that don't want to blame scott brooks: we play two of the worst players in the 2014 NBA playoffs over 20 MPG. Butler and Perkins are the worst in Value-Added and in EWA.
The Fix? Play players that are actually a positive to the team. Look at the TEAM PER. It's all here. Look at the winshares. I rest my case.
This is purely a lineup issue.
Like this page! http://www.facebook.com/firescottbrooks Let's get some Perry Jones action Game 2.
5 months ago on Thunder vs. Spurs: Game 1 Pregame Primer
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5 months, 2 weeks ago on Thunder vs. Clippers: Game 4 Pregame Primer
I will play Derek Fisher next time!!!!!!!!!!!!
Please Like this page. Fire Scott Brooks!!!!
5 months, 3 weeks ago on Grizzlies vs. Thunder: Game 5 Pregame Primer
Please like this page. we need to fire scott brooks!!
5 months, 3 weeks ago on Tuesday Bolts – 4.29.14
What if in 2012 Thunder traded Harden and Perkins and 2 first round picks for Dwight Howard?
6 months ago on Is there a fix for the Thunder’s offense?
@ThunderWins @calebli can someone still explain why Perkins doesn't crash the boards on offense?
New Thunder Blog. Breaking down frame by frame! https://thunderanalytics.wordpress.com/
@MJOKC @calebli hahahaha. I don't disagree. But it's just shocking how Brooks kept playing Kendrick Perkins.
I wanted to provide video evidence why it was a bad move. Alot of people like to just say Kendrick Perkins sucks for fun. But I wanted to provide actual proof.
7 months, 3 weeks ago on Bobcats vs. Thunder: Pregame Primer
Created a new blog. Will provide a breakdown of all Heat - Thunder games so the coaches can have them. WE MUST BEAT THE HEAT!!! http://firescottbrooks.wordpress.com/2014/03/03/nba-finals-game-1-heat-vs-thunder/
@duhsweetness @calebli why can't the Thunder get anybody? i blame it on Scott Brooks.
1 year, 3 months ago on Thunder get $7M trade exception in Martin sign-and-trade
We should trade for Channing Frye or pick up Jermaine O'neal. Why wouldn't we make these moves? Why can't we get Kenyon Martin?
We obviously need front court help.
Package Perk, PJ III, and 2 First Round Picks for Pekovic.
1 year, 5 months ago on What should the Thunder do with the 12th pick?
If Brooks were coaching the Heat, Joel Anthony would be the starting center. Anthony, a 6’9 245 defensive specialist, was a mainstay in the Miami rotation for four seasons. An undrafted free agent who clawed his way into the NBA, he is an excellent shot-blocker whose work ethic earned the respect of everyone in the Heat organization. However, his anemic offensive game was exposed in the 2011 playoffs, where he had a 7.9 PER. Spoelstra has steadily eased him out of the rotation ever since. Anthony has played only 17 minutes this postseason, going from a starter to end of the bench player in two years.
Anthony, like many defensive-oriented centers who can’t score, is less valuable in a more perimeter-oriented NBA. Spoelstra recognized this, moving to a smaller line-up with Chris Bosh at center. Brooks, in contrast, has faithfully stuck with Kendrick Perkins for years, despite ever diminishing returns. The 2012 NBA Finals, when Perkins couldn’t defend the smaller Heat players on the perimeter or punish them on offense, should have been a wake-up call. Instead, Perkins rewarded Brooks’ faith with a -0.7 PER in this year’s playoffs, the lowest mark in NBA history.
1 year, 5 months ago on Should the Thunder amnesty Kendrick Perkins?
For all who haven't read, this sums up all the reasons Brooks has to be gone:
LIKE this PAGE! https://www.facebook.com/firescottbrooks Let's make it Happen!
This series reminds me of OKC vs. the Mavs in 2011. And we still do not have an offensive system. Coach Brooks needs to be let go. Please come like this page!
1 year, 5 months ago on Play it back again: OKC falls in overtime, 103-97
@ChilamBilam12 yup i hear Brooks is in trouble. We need to fire him. Please like this page!
1 year, 5 months ago on Thunder vs. Grizzlies: Game 4 Pregame Primer
Please Fire Scott Brooks.
@6'5 97 pounds 13million dollars 6 points 0 James H @TheresABabyFaceUnderMyBeard @calebli i want to see DeAndre Liggins guard Mike Conley.
1 year, 5 months ago on Wednesday Bolts – 5.8.13
@TheresABabyFaceUnderMyBeard that's why i don't like him.
Royce, missed out on Perkins excerpt. this is great!
3. The play call for PerkKendrick Perkins catches quite a bit of heat for his many flaws, but it’s often unfair that he’s the one receiving criticism for it. The Thunder’s penultimate possession was a prime example of why Brooks, not Perkins, is largely responsible for the center being a detriment to his team at times.
Down five and badly needing a bucket, Brooks drew up a play that had Perkins not just handling the basketball, but being forced to pass, and make a decision on the move. It was a microcosm of the entire Brooks-Perkins relationship — the head coach putting his big man in a spot that more often than not leads to failure.
Perhaps the most stunning part wasn’t even what Perkins was asked to do on that particular play, but that he was even in the game. Brooks pulled out a superior offensive player, Reggie Jackson, just to get his limited big man on the floor. A head-scratching decision all around.
@Diallo309 @calebli dude i hear you man. but if we are aiming to win it all this year, we are going to have to play Kevin Durant a crazy amount.
Just like Jimmy Butler.
1 year, 5 months ago on Thunder fail late in Game 2 and Memphis evens up, 99-93
With Russell Westbrook, we don't miss a beat if KD is on the bench. We clearly notice when KD is off the court. The Net +6 is extremely meaningful. The guy was out for what 4 minutes?
@Diallo309 @calebli I understand that. but we had a lineup of Fisher, Reggie Jackson, Martin, Thabeet, Collison.
Liabilities on both offense and defense.
If we want any hope of winning a championship, we need Durant to play 46-48 minutes. We can agree that the whole team takes a HUGE step back if KD is out. Unless Reggie Jackson or Kevin Martin can initiate offense.
one more thing to note Thunder Fans. Jimmy Butler has played 48 minutes for 3 straight games now.
Kevin Durant was NET +6. We can't sit him. We lost the game because we sat him. I firmly believe it.
@okcjim @BallSoHard thabeet doesn't know how to box out
@6'5 97 pounds 13million dollars 6 points 0 James H @calebli i was just very disappointed with the Derek Fisher, Kevin Martin, Reggie Jackson, Thabeet, and Collison line up.