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Re: Oso
« Reply #25 on: March 24, 2024, 05:07:07 PM »
tower

I think we see a lot of Ben on Friday. It might just be Ben Gold time on Friday night.

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« Reply #26 on: March 24, 2024, 05:08:36 PM »
Looking forward to it.   
Luke 6:45   ...A good man produces goodness from the good in his heart; an evil man produces evil out of his store of evil.   Each man speaks from his heart's abundance...

It is better to be fearless and cheerful than cheerless and fearful.

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Re: Oso
« Reply #27 on: March 24, 2024, 05:22:43 PM »
Yeah as long as he scores as many points as the round mound of 400lbs.....

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Re: Oso
« Reply #28 on: March 24, 2024, 05:24:45 PM »
It is obvious that something is wrong with Oso.  Love him but he doesn't seem to be in games.  Fumbled passes, standing around.   Maybe he just needs rest.

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Re: Oso
« Reply #29 on: March 24, 2024, 05:56:36 PM »
This thread is going to age very badly.

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« Reply #30 on: March 24, 2024, 05:57:11 PM »
So many do.
Luke 6:45   ...A good man produces goodness from the good in his heart; an evil man produces evil out of his store of evil.   Each man speaks from his heart's abundance...

It is better to be fearless and cheerful than cheerless and fearful.

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Re: Oso
« Reply #31 on: March 24, 2024, 06:22:50 PM »
Lampkin:  285

Burns:  325-340. 

But you're correct, it was a good warm-up. 

Remember that Davante game vs Syracuse at the BC Tower?  When he hit that 16 footer after that pass fake?
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Re: Oso
« Reply #32 on: March 24, 2024, 06:26:36 PM »
For those of you that have elevation and are 6'9 , what do you do not to have your shot blocked from behind? 

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« Reply #33 on: March 24, 2024, 06:45:02 PM »
Towards the end of the game, you could see Oso laboring to run up court. Twice when running out to set a pick….he skipped into it as to avoid a sudden stop.
He didn’t jump on most rebounds.
Why he uncharacteristically lost the ball off his fingertips several times? IDK.
Get some rest and come back ready on Friday.

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« Reply #34 on: March 24, 2024, 06:46:48 PM »
I don’t think Oso’s himself and hasn’t been since BET. A little rest, some
therapy, let’s see what we get.

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« Reply #35 on: March 24, 2024, 06:47:45 PM »
Towards the end of the game, you could see Oso laboring to run up court. Twice when running out to set a pick….he skipped into it as to avoid a sudden stop.
He didn’t jump on most rebounds.
Why he uncharacteristically lost the ball off his fingertips several times? IDK.
Get some rest and come back ready on Friday.

Good point.  Come out Fri night with fury. 

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Re: Oso
« Reply #36 on: March 24, 2024, 06:48:53 PM »
To review, visibly limping against UConn.  Listed as questionable (knee) for the WKU game.   Had two games not up to his normal standard.   

#notmental
Luke 6:45   ...A good man produces goodness from the good in his heart; an evil man produces evil out of his store of evil.   Each man speaks from his heart's abundance...

It is better to be fearless and cheerful than cheerless and fearful.

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Re: Oso
« Reply #37 on: March 24, 2024, 06:51:52 PM »
Just have to make him defend the pick-n-roll - make him a bigger defensive liability than his offensive upside.

I honestly am not all that worried.

Agreed - I think Oso could be in for a colossal offensive bounce-back. Seems like a nightmare assignment for Burns.

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« Reply #38 on: March 24, 2024, 08:26:18 PM »
Something is really off with Oso. 

Hope the young man can get well. This should be the time of his life.  Really wish him well.

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« Reply #39 on: March 24, 2024, 08:32:57 PM »
We know Oso is "banged up". However, there is been little info shared to the public, so the extent of the injury and what portions of his game its affecting are some what unknown. While I admit the "eye test" today led me to believe he was some what out of sorts, his ORtg was 156...Not too shabby!!

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« Reply #40 on: March 24, 2024, 08:33:13 PM »
For those of you that have elevation and are 6'9 , what do you do not to have your shot blocked from behind?

Not 6'9", but when he has gotten it blocked from behind, it has occurred because he didn't feel the defender there, and had brought the ball back behind his head for a power slam.

Basically, don't do that, keep the ball in front of you so your body screens the defender.

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« Reply #41 on: March 24, 2024, 09:15:51 PM »
To review, visibly limping against UConn.  Listed as questionable (knee) for the WKU game.   Had two games not up to his normal standard.   

#notmental

Missed time with an illness too - maybe still hasn’t gotten his strength back.

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« Reply #42 on: March 24, 2024, 09:23:12 PM »
Long way to go yet. Oso will be key on Friday.

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Re: Oso
« Reply #43 on: March 24, 2024, 09:31:42 PM »
Oso will be fine. People are reading way too much into his performance today. 
Sure, he might still be a tiny bit banged up. Nothing some Epsom salt baths and 432 HZ healing frequencies can’t cure.

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« Reply #44 on: March 24, 2024, 09:32:43 PM »
To review, visibly limping against UConn.  Listed as questionable (knee) for the WKU game.   Had two games not up to his normal standard.   

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« Reply #45 on: April 02, 2024, 07:53:05 PM »
To review, visibly limping against UConn.  Listed as questionable (knee) for the WKU game.   Had two games not up to his normal standard.   

#notmental

I'm choosing to believe that Oso's struggles were due to a concussion that occurred during the BET game against Villanova on 3/14. Oso took a hard fall in the 2nd half, was visibly shaken up, and had to be helped to the bench. He didn't hit his head but there may have been enough whip-lash to cause a concussion. He finished the game but didn't look himself in the games to follow. To me this best explains his apparent lack of focus, aggression, and timing in the tournament.

https://youtu.be/IBdh7RlFmp0?si=LVhQgXp13HcbzM2m&t=3160


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Re: Oso
« Reply #46 on: April 02, 2024, 07:57:25 PM »
Interesting theory. 
Luke 6:45   ...A good man produces goodness from the good in his heart; an evil man produces evil out of his store of evil.   Each man speaks from his heart's abundance...

It is better to be fearless and cheerful than cheerless and fearful.

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« Reply #47 on: April 02, 2024, 08:10:20 PM »
I'm choosing to believe that Oso's struggles were due to a concussion that occurred during the BET game against Villanova on 3/14. Oso took a hard fall in the 2nd half, was visibly shaken up, and had to be helped to the bench. He didn't hit his head but there may have been enough whip-lash to cause a concussion. He finished the game but didn't look himself in the games to follow. To me this best explains his apparent lack of focus, aggression, and timing in the tournament.

https://youtu.be/IBdh7RlFmp0?si=LVhQgXp13HcbzM2m&t=3160

That looks closer to a knee injury than a head injury.

I’d hope the medical staff would’ve caught a concussion over 2 weeks.

He also had 4 points on 1/5 shooting that game, so it’s not like he was cruising and that flipped his performance. And the next night he scored 20 points.
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Re: Oso
« Reply #48 on: April 02, 2024, 08:26:26 PM »
That looks closer to a knee injury than a head injury.

I’d hope the medical staff would’ve caught a concussion over 2 weeks.

He also had 4 points on 1/5 shooting that game, so it’s not like he was cruising and that flipped his performance. And the next night he scored 20 points.

Unfortunately all we're left with is speculation. It's too bad that YT video cut off the part where he became lightheaded on the way to the bench just prior to the TV timeout. If he was actually concussed at that point in the season, it wouldn't surprise me if Oso tried to conceal it so he wouldn't miss any BE or NCAA tournament games though and played through it, which would've caused symptoms to linger.

 

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