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Author Topic: NBA Thread 2018-19  (Read 18986 times)

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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #50 on: October 29, 2018, 10:00:38 PM »
JFB with daggers tonight.

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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #51 on: October 29, 2018, 11:00:23 PM »
Wonderful evening at Target Center tonight! Skipped all the way back home! (Pause)

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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #52 on: October 30, 2018, 12:03:11 AM »

Going out on a limb here and saying the Bucks don't miss Jabari one bit.

He’s perfecting his defensive talents for the right team. Maybe he was guarding Klay tonite.

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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #53 on: October 30, 2018, 01:14:39 PM »
Klay says scoreboard.

Just messing with you for the record.

Didn't need the teal. I appreciate the messing.

Kemba has had games of 41, 39 and 37 this season and his low is 23.

Klay hadn't hit 20 points in a game all season before last night.

I have no problem stating again that I'd take a great scoring PG who consistently excels despite a relative lack of help.

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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #54 on: October 30, 2018, 02:23:53 PM »
Didn't need the teal. I appreciate the messing.

Kemba has had games of 41, 39 and 37 this season and his low is 23.

Klay hadn't hit 20 points in a game all season before last night.

I have no problem stating again that I'd take a great scoring PG who consistently excels despite a relative lack of help.

How's Kaminsky doing?

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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #55 on: October 30, 2018, 03:20:33 PM »
How's Kaminsky doing?

Arse is bolted to the bench.

They gave him every opportunity. He can't play D, and he's not a good enough offensive player to overcome that. Taking him over Winslow was a huge mistake, and I said it at the time. Taking Monk over Mitchell last year, same thing. Those are 2 (of many) reasons the Hornets' former GM is now their former GM.
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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #56 on: October 30, 2018, 04:01:42 PM »
Arse is bolted to the bench.

They gave him every opportunity. He can't play D, and he's not a good enough offensive player to overcome that. Taking him over Winslow was a huge mistake, and I said it at the time. Taking Monk over Mitchell last year, same thing. Those are 2 (of many) reasons the Hornets' former GM is now their former GM.

Difference is though, that I think Monk can become a very good player. Kaminsky will be a journeyman.

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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #57 on: October 30, 2018, 06:30:21 PM »
Pistons moving on from Henry
https://www.freep.com/story/sports/nba/pistons/2018/10/30/detroit-pistons-henry-ellenson/1820979002/

Unrestricted FA after this season.     Some other NBA team or Europe?
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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #58 on: October 30, 2018, 06:48:47 PM »
Pistons moving on from Henry
https://www.freep.com/story/sports/nba/pistons/2018/10/30/detroit-pistons-henry-ellenson/1820979002/

Unrestricted FA after this season.     Some other NBA team or Europe?

Europe
MU finishes the regular season with 8 losses.

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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #59 on: October 30, 2018, 09:40:30 PM »
How's Kaminsky doing?

Going to be fun to think back on Kaminskys career and how MJ passed on 4 firsts for him
Nobody says "It's only a game" when their team is winning.

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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #60 on: October 30, 2018, 11:00:49 PM »
Difference is though, that I think Monk can become a very good player. Kaminsky will be a journeyman.

I agree with that.

Going to be fun to think back on Kaminskys career and how MJ passed on 4 firsts for him

Huh?
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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #62 on: October 30, 2018, 11:30:07 PM »
Nobody says "It's only a game" when their team is winning.

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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #63 on: October 31, 2018, 12:21:16 AM »
https://www.sbnation.com/nba/2015/7/28/9058035/charlotte-hornets-frank-kaminsky-trade-celtics

     https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.sbnation.com/platform/amp/nba/2015/7/28/9058035/charlotte-hornets-frank-kaminsky-trade-celtics 

Boston wanted Winslow at that spot and offered a haul of 4 first rounders. Hornets said no.

Ah ... I do recall hearing about that back then now that y'all have reminded me.

All I could think about when 4 first-rounders were mentioned was the recent talk about that offer for Jimmy Butler and I was wondering what that had to do with Kamisky.

Thanks for the reminder.

I'm not a Hornets fan the same way I am a Panthers fan. I'd rather watch LeBron play, or the Warriors play, etc. But I'd rather see the Hornets win than lose. I admit I'd probably get less apathetic about them if they would be any good.
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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #64 on: October 31, 2018, 09:55:08 PM »
Good for d Rose

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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #65 on: October 31, 2018, 10:55:36 PM »

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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #66 on: November 01, 2018, 07:00:45 AM »
Good for d Rose

That really came out of the blue.

Rose dribbled the ball more in the game than the entire rest of the team combined. I don't think that will go over too well when Jimmy decides to play again.

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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #67 on: November 01, 2018, 10:51:28 AM »
Pistons moving on from Henry
https://www.freep.com/story/sports/nba/pistons/2018/10/30/detroit-pistons-henry-ellenson/1820979002/

Unrestricted FA after this season.     Some other NBA team or Europe?

To have success in the NBA, Henry has to be able to shoot from distance. Even if he could only defend at a sub-mediocre level, he'd get playing time if he could hit 3s. When the NBA was projecting him as a prospect, they thought he could develop into an effective "stretch 4." The Pistons apparently have decided the experiment is a failure.

Maybe it will happen with another team. I keep thinking about how Spencer Hawes became a guy who could contribute at the NBA level because he developed into a 3-point threat. Shot 30% from distance his first 5 seasons and was considered a major bust, but then became nearly a 40% shooter from behind the arc over his next several years and went on to have a 10-year career in which he earned $48 million.

So maybe Henry still can do it.
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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #68 on: November 04, 2018, 04:09:50 PM »
I think Giannis just murdered fellow Greek Kosta Koufos.

https://mobile.twitter.com/fswisconsin/status/1059205717834395648/video/1
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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #69 on: November 04, 2018, 09:14:01 PM »
I think Giannis just murdered fellow Greek Kosta Koufos.

https://mobile.twitter.com/fswisconsin/status/1059205717834395648/video/1

"I've met his family, I've met his mother, so it's gonna be kind of awkward when we go back to Greece and talk again. But you've got to do what you've got to do"

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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #70 on: November 04, 2018, 09:15:39 PM »
Lakers players 100% trying to get their coach fired, right?

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« Reply #71 on: November 04, 2018, 09:16:27 PM »
"I've met his family, I've met his mother, so it's gonna be kind of awkward when we go back to Greece and talk again. But you've got to do what you've got to do"

Haha that’s incredible.

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« Reply #72 on: November 04, 2018, 09:57:08 PM »
Lakers players 100% trying to get their coach fired, right?

Surely Lebron would never try to force out a coach mid season that he didn't approve or handpick for one that he did.  Thats not how he's historically operated at all.  Nah.

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Re: NBA Thread 2018-19
« Reply #73 on: November 04, 2018, 11:28:17 PM »
Surely Lebron would never try to force out a coach mid season that he didn't approve or handpick for one that he did.  Thats not how he's historically operated at all.  Nah.

It seems from afar that Magic is the ringleader on this.
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