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kdspurman
03-07-2016, 07:14 PM
http://espn.go.com/nba/schedule

CHANGO
03-07-2016, 09:25 PM
Grizzlies with 8 players sticking it to the Cavs. Lebron playing well but everyone else doing IDK what, let's see if a Warriors/Lakers happens again tonight.

Vee-Rex
03-07-2016, 10:19 PM
Grizzlies with 8 players sticking it to the Cavs. Lebron playing well but everyone else doing IDK what, let's see if a Warriors/Lakers happens again tonight.

LOL Cavs losing most of the game AT home FULL strength vs. the Grizzlies WITHOUT Gasol, WITHOUT Conley, WITHOUT Z-Bo.

It's close now, we just took the lead... but man, the Cavs suck so bad. We're worse than last year.

zn23
03-07-2016, 10:39 PM
horrific loss for the Cavs with a badly undermanned Grizzlies team.

kdspurman
03-07-2016, 10:50 PM
Such a difference when Pop isn't on the bench. Rotations/timeouts etc... couldn't hit a shot to save our lives in the first half, but had a chance to win it. Indy is a gritty team.

On to Minnesota

jason
03-07-2016, 11:28 PM
Thank you Pacers and good win for Memphis.. Now if the Warriors can win today then it will be a great day

Scoots
03-07-2016, 11:51 PM
LOL Cavs losing most of the game AT home FULL strength vs. the Grizzlies WITHOUT Gasol, WITHOUT Conley, WITHOUT Z-Bo.

It's close now, we just took the lead... but man, the Cavs suck so bad. We're worse than last year.

And yet they are on a 59 win pace. Considerably better than last year.

Aust
03-08-2016, 12:41 AM
We're the best team in the NBA.

Props to the Grizz for pulling off the impressive upset. Allen with 26!

TrueFan420
03-08-2016, 01:33 AM
And yet they are on a 59 win pace. Considerably better than last year.

What's their win % with and without Blatt tho? Yea Lebron wasn't buying in and thus getting rid of Blatt made sense to some degree but caving and giving the job to Lue was a massive mistake.

Vee-Rex
03-08-2016, 02:39 AM
And yet they are on a 59 win pace. Considerably better than last year.

I mainly meant the post-trade Cavs who finished the year at something like 34-9. They were playing better.

Scoots
03-08-2016, 12:11 PM
Warriors/Magic, 2 minutes in 6'4" defensive specialist Elfrid Payton meets Curry at the half court line backed up by 6'9" Aaron Gordon and 6'10" Ersan Ilyasova ... Curry goes around Payton drives Gordan and Ilyasova back a half step to just behind the 3 line, pulls up and hits the 3. 2 minutes into the game, they picked him up at half court and had 3 guys on him and he made the shot EASY. It's a perfect example of the problem of stopping Curry.

I still think the best solution is to leave one man on him. Against the Spurs I expect they will put Green on Curry and Kawhi on Draymond to foul up any PnRs, and have the rest playing a matchup zone.

The Spurs have the team intelligence to have a plan for a single team and stick with it. Most team's plans wilt when the Warriors make a run.

5ass
03-08-2016, 05:01 PM
Warriors/Magic, 2 minutes in 6'4" defensive specialist Elfrid Payton meets Curry at the half court line backed up by 6'9" Aaron Gordon and 6'10" Ersan Ilyasova ... Curry goes around Payton drives Gordan and Ilyasova back a half step to just behind the 3 line, pulls up and hits the 3. 2 minutes into the game, they picked him up at half court and had 3 guys on him and he made the shot EASY. It's a perfect example of the problem of stopping Curry.

I still think the best solution is to leave one man on him. Against the Spurs I expect they will put Green on Curry and Kawhi on Draymond to foul up any PnRs, and have the rest playing a matchup zone.

The Spurs have the team intelligence to have a plan for a single team and stick with it. Most team's plans wilt when the Warriors make a run.

There's no stopping curry. He's what happens when you're undersized all your life and playing basketball since you were a kid. Been playing all his life against bigger/older players and it shows.

I thought skiles did an excellent job yesterday. He gave the warriors a taste of their own medicine with the small ball line up. He had Jennings-Watson-Oladipo-Fournier-Gordon in the 4th when Warriors had Bogut-Green-ect..
Good effort for the Magic considering Vucevic was out, but the warriors are just too good.

tredigs
03-08-2016, 10:41 PM
Wiggins is such a waste of talent. Rudy Gay 2.0.

kdspurman
03-08-2016, 10:46 PM
Andre Miller looks good out there. Definitely a viable point guard in limited minutes

tredigs
03-08-2016, 10:55 PM
Wiggins is such a waste of talent. Rudy Gay 2.0.

Unapologetically lazy defender and a lazy offensive player to boot. Settles for jumpers despite insane athleticism and no jumper.

Really wanted him to be great. "THE NEXT LEBRON", they said.

And not to pile on, but a terrible passer with weak vision..

kdspurman
03-08-2016, 10:59 PM
My goodness Jonathan Simmons

Scoots
03-08-2016, 11:03 PM
Unapologetically lazy defender and a lazy offensive player to boot. Settles for jumpers despite insane athleticism and no jumper.

Really wanted him to be great. "THE NEXT LEBRON", they said.

And not to pile on, but a terrible passer with weak vision..
The problem with young players on bad teams. Bad habits are hard to break.

aman_13
03-08-2016, 11:12 PM
Wiggins needs time. He is going to be good.

Aust
03-08-2016, 11:52 PM
Jabari Parker has been playing really damn well lately.

tredigs
03-09-2016, 12:05 AM
Wiggins needs time. He is going to be good.
lol. Is it the lack of shooting/playmaking
ability or his disturbingly apathetic "drive" that leads you to that conlusion? I feel like i have a great ability to recognize winners early on despite their faults. Wiggins is not it.

tredigs
03-09-2016, 12:11 AM
^Towns is it.

aman_13
03-09-2016, 12:49 AM
lol. Is it the lack of shooting/playmaking
ability or his disturbingly apathetic "drive" that leads you to that conlusion? I feel like i have a great ability to recognize winners early on despite their faults. Wiggins is not it.

From what I've read, he's got great work ethic and obviously has talent. Great first step and the ability to create his own shot. He can score and it and comes fairly easy at times. I prefer not to cap a player who is 21 years old and only in his second yr in the league.

shep33
03-09-2016, 01:05 AM
Russel is gonna be a beast.

shep33
03-09-2016, 01:11 AM
Randle too...

Lakers + Giants
03-09-2016, 01:13 AM
Our youngsters are really starting to figure it out, and I couldn't be happier. Lovin it.

shep33
03-09-2016, 01:16 AM
Our youngsters are really starting to figure it out, and I couldn't be happier. Lovin it.

Yeah dude, Russell has been great lately. 21+ in 6 of his last 7. Randle is quietly averaging a double-double this year. And his last 5 he's been getting 16 and 10.

Clarkson has been solid, and our best two way players. Nance is quietly most impressive in the sense that he makes few mistakes.

Lakers + Giants
03-09-2016, 01:22 AM
Yeah dude, Russell has been great lately. 21+ in 6 of his last 7. Randle is quietly averaging a double-double this year. And his last 5 he's been getting 16 and 10.

Clarkson has been solid, and our best two way players. Nance is quietly most impressive in the sense that he makes few mistakes.

Yup, been impressed with the way all of them have been playing for a while now. Nance isn't anything special, but he has been impressive, he's not great at anything, but there isn't anything he's bad at either. He's a solid all around player with crazy athleticism, he's a keeper for sure. Getting him at 27 was great value, and I thought we reached.. lmao

shep33
03-09-2016, 01:25 AM
Yup, been impressed with the way all of them have been playing for a while now. Nance isn't anything special, but he has been impressive, he's not great at anything, but there isn't anything he's bad at either. He's a solid all around player with crazy athleticism, he's a keeper for sure. Getting him at 27 was great value, and I thought we reached.. lmao

Yeah bro, I wanted RJ Hunter who looks like a complete bust

Aust
03-09-2016, 02:09 AM
Another strong game from our young guys. Clarkson with the sick deep 3 at the buzzer for the dagger. Sucks though because I see us passing Phoenix.

Russell 27
Clarkson 24
Randle 23

That's what I hope to see on a regular basis in the future.

Lakers + Giants
03-09-2016, 02:21 AM
Still not really a fan of both Clarkson and Russell being on the floor at the same time but since they have such great chemistry they might just be able to pull it off. They're like bffs haha, always together and just messing around. **** it, if they make it work, I'll like it.

valade16
03-09-2016, 09:35 AM
^Towns is it.

If Towns is a winner and Wiggins not wouldn't that create a paradox or will they be a .500 team :laugh2:

Scoots
03-09-2016, 09:50 AM
If Towns is a winner and Wiggins not wouldn't that create a paradox or will they be a .500 team :laugh2:

Isn't he just saying Wiggins is going to fall short of his own LeBron-like ideal? Not exactly saying Wiggins is a loser.

valade16
03-09-2016, 09:51 AM
Isn't he just saying Wiggins is going to fall short of his own LeBron-like ideal? Not exactly saying Wiggins is a loser.

Maybe he misspoke, because as I read it, that is exactly what he's saying:

I feel like i have a great ability to recognize winners early on despite their faults. Wiggins is not it.

tredigs
03-09-2016, 12:52 PM
Maybe he misspoke, because as I read it, that is exactly what he's saying:

I feel like i have a great ability to recognize winners early on despite their faults. Wiggins is not it.

I wouldn't go so far to call him a "loser". I don't consider Rudy Gay a "loser", I consider him a waste of unimaginable raw talent. A guy who could have been a superstar with the right mind-set. Wiggins - to me - has absolutely terrible body language on the floor and this is something that has been often talked about of him going back to his HS days. He lacks fire, period. And while a shift in dynamic to a top coach (even in Minny) could help cultivate a change there, I HIGHLY doubt he ever reaches anything remotely close to his pre-draft hype. He does not have "it". I see his ceiling as borderline All Star with incredible ability who makes amazing plays here and there (IE, Rudy Gay 2.0).

We should have seen much more improvement in Wiggins' game from his rookie year until now if he was putting in the off-season work. His game has plenty of holes; playmaking, handling, shooting, etc. But, I can't feel a markedly improved area of the three. And as I said, just has a lack of passion for the game. That's what's ultimately going to be his downfall from not reaching superstar status.

CHANGO
03-09-2016, 04:08 PM
I agree with Tre, I don't see the "OMG Superstar future Top 5 player on the league" hype that other people see on Wiggins. He still developing but he have already a teammate who have that on him, KAT is legit.

valade16
03-09-2016, 05:36 PM
I wouldn't go so far to call him a "loser". I don't consider Rudy Gay a "loser", I consider him a waste of unimaginable raw talent. A guy who could have been a superstar with the right mind-set. Wiggins - to me - has absolutely terrible body language on the floor and this is something that has been often talked about of him going back to his HS days. He lacks fire, period. And while a shift in dynamic to a top coach (even in Minny) could help cultivate a change there, I HIGHLY doubt he ever reaches anything remotely close to his pre-draft hype. He does not have "it". I see his ceiling as borderline All Star with incredible ability who makes amazing plays here and there (IE, Rudy Gay 2.0).

We should have seen much more improvement in Wiggins' game from his rookie year until now if he was putting in the off-season work. His game has plenty of holes; playmaking, handling, shooting, etc. But, I can't feel a markedly improved area of the three. And as I said, just has a lack of passion for the game. That's what's ultimately going to be his downfall from not reaching superstar status.

I haven't watched him enough to notice his body language but I have heard that before.

I guess the moral of the story is Minny is lucky they get Towns so that Wiggins can slide in to the Robin role.

Chacarron
03-09-2016, 11:31 PM
The Machine!!!!

nastynice
03-10-2016, 12:36 AM
is it just me, or does curry seem hella confident shooting from midcourt? lol

TrueFan420
03-10-2016, 12:46 AM
is it just me, or does curry seem hella confident shooting from midcourt? lol
Naw he loves that shot. I could be wrong but I think I heard he has the most shots from half by far. Like more than the next 5 combined. Something rediculous like that.

Vee-Rex
03-10-2016, 01:34 AM
DMC missed a ton of bunnies at the rim and big free throws. Otherwise, Cavs might've lost.

Good to see us having a little fun at the end. This team needs anything positive.

numba1CHANGsta
03-10-2016, 09:39 PM
Kevin Martin riding the Spurs bandwagon LOL the NBA is the most predictable sport in history.

tredigs
03-10-2016, 11:05 PM
Kevin Martin riding the Spurs bandwagon LOL the NBA is the most predictable sport in history.

You predicted Kevin Martin joining the Spurs last year?...

In other news, TIGHT game in San Antonio right now. Spurs undefeated home record in the balance up 3 with 8 to go vers Chi.

Vee-Rex
03-10-2016, 11:55 PM
Maaaan as funny as it sounds this Cavs/Lakers game is entertaining as hell. Last time Bron vs. Kobe.

Channing Frye is pure shooter. I'm sure he has never seen these kind of open looks in his career.

Vee-Rex
03-11-2016, 12:03 AM
Lol Mozgov goaltended but the refs didn't catch it. Austin Carr says, "Get that weak stuff outta he...uh oh."

Fred McLeod says, "we gotta get rid of that video real quick."

Hahaha

jerellh528
03-11-2016, 12:40 AM
Very entertaining lakers game goin on right now.

Vee-Rex
03-11-2016, 12:42 AM
Lebron might be declining but wow he still got ups. That off-backboard alley oop from JR was nasty.

Vintage Kobe is doing Lebron just like the good ole days. Hitting the classic fadeaways in Lebron's grill.

Both teams shooting 55% at the half. Really entertaining so far.

Vee-Rex
03-11-2016, 01:01 AM
Wow... Kobe. I'm gonna miss him. :(

Chronz
03-11-2016, 03:49 PM
Maaaan as funny as it sounds this Cavs/Lakers game is entertaining as hell. Last time Bron vs. Kobe.

Channing Frye is pure shooter. I'm sure he has never seen these kind of open looks in his career.

He's played with Nash and Amare bro

Lakers + Giants
03-11-2016, 04:14 PM
Chronz, you just made me think of tim thomas because of your post. **** that SOB!

CHANGO
03-11-2016, 07:38 PM
Shame that the Blazers/Warriors game will not be on national TV. :(

tredigs
03-11-2016, 09:35 PM
Shame that the Blazers/Warriors game will not be on national TV. :(

C'mon now. League Pass or at the very least live streams brotha. I haven't had cable for nearly a decade and watch every game I want.

CHANGO
03-11-2016, 09:51 PM
C'mon now. League Pass or at the very least live streams brotha. I haven't had cable for nearly a decade and watch every game I want.

Yeah I know LMAO, I'm just too damn lazy :laugh:

I'm thinking imma do that tho, because I'm sensing a great game tonight.

tredigs
03-11-2016, 11:08 PM
Lmfaoo in 15 minutes of action the Beez managed 19 field goal attempts! Welcome back from China, we've missed you.

zn23
03-11-2016, 11:25 PM
Mirotic has really been a disappointment this year. The Bulls haven't gotten a lot out of their bench players. This is the time for the bench to step up, with Butler and Rose out, and they haven't been able to do it. The only consistent player they've had all season is Pau and he can't carry the team.

kdspurman
03-11-2016, 11:36 PM
Announcers calling for their play in crunch time to be "iso for Matt Barnes " tough times but they're fighting lol Barnes has been pretty good though when needed

SteBO
03-11-2016, 11:40 PM
Anyone care to explain what has happened to OKC? To lose at home to MIN is a major black eye.

kdspurman
03-11-2016, 11:53 PM
Anyone care to explain what has happened to OKC? To lose at home to MIN is a major black eye.

Crap they lost?? Wow... they were up in the 4th when I turned it on. Minny seems to play them well, but that's tough.

They're in SA tomorrow too. I could see them coming out guns blazing after this

kdspurman
03-11-2016, 11:55 PM
Looking at the okc/minny box score, 10 points from their 3 other starters outside of durant/wb. And they had 11 Turnovers between the 2 of them. Kanter had 17 off the bench.. no one else had more than 8 on the whole team tonight.

Insane... just 1 of those nights

SteBO
03-12-2016, 12:23 AM
Looking at the okc/minny box score, 10 points from their 3 other starters outside of durant/wb. And they had 11 Turnovers between the 2 of them. Kanter had 17 off the bench.. no one else had more than 8 on the whole team tonight.

Insane... just 1 of those nights
Yeah those nights suck. But they can't afford to have many more of them, the Clippers are creeping up on that 3 seed.

kdspurman
03-12-2016, 12:37 AM
Yeah those nights suck. But they can't afford to have many more of them, the Clippers are creeping up on that 3 seed.

Yea for sure. They can't drop games against teams they should be, especially at home.

tredigs
03-12-2016, 12:40 AM
Curry/Klay just combined for 46... 1st half points. 65% from three (11 made). 1 Free Throw.

They were not ready to be outplayed by Portland again.

Splash Bros teaching Dame a lesson for that 4th quarter garbage-time show they had to watch their last time out.

jason
03-12-2016, 12:45 AM
81 points in the first!! Geez

valade16
03-12-2016, 12:52 AM
I knew Portland pissed off Golden State when they waxed them. This is payback.

jason
03-12-2016, 01:07 AM
I knew Portland pissed off Golden State when they waxed them. This is payback.
This is what I was thinking too lol

zn23
03-12-2016, 01:47 AM
Knicks collapsing in the 4th quarter again...

Scoots
03-12-2016, 01:57 AM
Singler, Morrow, and Collison combined for 9 points on 3 for 16 shooting and end with a +/- of +11, +12, and +13. Durant, Westbrook, and Kanter combined for 71 points on 26 for 48 shooting and end with a +/- of -5, -10, and -2.

Ah box scores ... they tell the whole story :)

Scoots
03-12-2016, 02:26 AM
Crap they lost?? Wow... they were up in the 4th when I turned it on. Minny seems to play them well, but that's tough.

They're in SA tomorrow too. I could see them coming out guns blazing after this

OKC seems fragile lately. I don't know that they'll come out in the best shape for that matchup.

CHANGO
03-12-2016, 03:06 AM
Didn't watch the GSW/POR game, watching the highlights they defended Lillard very well. But Lillard was forcing some shots.

People making a big deal about the Cavs "struggles" but there are the Thunder flying under the radar and failing to close games out. That **** is getting ridiculous. Thank you Ibaka tho, *sarcasm* (fantasy related).

HEAT played great with the young guys, a quick pace is what we need. Wade needs to chill a

Saddletramp
03-12-2016, 03:37 AM
Lmfaoo in 15 minutes of action the Beez managed 19 field goal attempts! Welcome back from China, we've missed you.

And he was a big reason the Rockets snapped the Celtics 14 game home win streak. Also, 3 (or 4) of those shots came on one play when he missed, rebounded, missed, rebounded, and then either he made it or had another go of missed and rebounded then made a shot.


Also, that was some of the worst officiating up in Boston tonight that I've seen.

ewing
03-12-2016, 10:02 AM
Lmfaoo in 15 minutes of action the Beez managed 19 field goal attempts! Welcome back from China, we've missed you.

holy ****! That's awesome. This is going to be fun LOL.

Gander13SM
03-12-2016, 07:49 PM
Got to say, Beasley should go to Memphis to team up with Birdman, Stephenson, Matt Barnes and Zach Randolph. Why not?

Fun fact of the day;

Out of the top 10 scoring leaders this year, only four of them are not also in the top 10 for most missed field goals this year. Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Anthony Davis.

The top 10 for most missed shots this year so far are;

1. James Harden (#2 in PPG)
2. Paul George (#9 in PPG)
3. Damian Lillard (#5 in PPG)
4. Russell Westbrook (#8 in PPG)
5. John Wall (#21 in PPG)
6. C.J McCollum (#18 in PPG)
7. Isaiah Thomas (#13 in PPG)
8. DeMarcus Cousins (#4 in PPG)
9. Carmelo Anthony (#14 in PPG)
T/9. DeMar DeRozan (T/#9 in PPG)

Yet again proving that when healthy, Curry, LeBron, KD and Davis are a tier above everyone else.

CHANGO
03-12-2016, 08:14 PM
HEAT going to play without Wade vs teh Raps, let's see how this goes. Release the Dragon!!!!

Let's Go HEAT!!!

Scoots
03-12-2016, 09:29 PM
Got to say, Beasley should go to Memphis to team up with Birdman, Stephenson, Matt Barnes and Zach Randolph. Why not?

Fun fact of the day;

Out of the top 10 scoring leaders this year, only four of them are not also in the top 10 for most missed field goals this year. Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Anthony Davis.

The top 10 for most missed shots this year so far are;

1. James Harden (#2 in PPG)
2. Paul George (#9 in PPG)
3. Damian Lillard (#5 in PPG)
4. Russell Westbrook (#8 in PPG)
5. John Wall (#21 in PPG)
6. C.J McCollum (#18 in PPG)
7. Isaiah Thomas (#13 in PPG)
8. DeMarcus Cousins (#4 in PPG)
9. Carmelo Anthony (#14 in PPG)
T/9. DeMar DeRozan (T/#9 in PPG)

Yet again proving that when healthy, Curry, LeBron, KD and Davis are a tier above everyone else.

It's always fun to look at teams with players who take and miss a lot of shots to see where they are on the offensive rebounding lists. It seems when your teammates expect you to shoot, to miss, and to miss a lot they go a little harder for the boards :)

Of course, Harden went up for a shot a little while back, all his teammates turned to rebound, and he threw a lob to nobody ... and Harden was mad at his teammate for not know he wasn't going to shoot :)

kdspurman
03-12-2016, 10:12 PM
Losing Monty and mo cheeks I think has definitely affected okc. Mentally and their input they provide in game. Just unfortunate

kdspurman
03-12-2016, 10:14 PM
Green has to hit a 3 at some point right?? If Martin could play defense, he'd be in there for sure

kdspurman
03-12-2016, 10:29 PM
I forgot about the officiating when playing okc...

Scoots
03-12-2016, 11:29 PM
Green has to hit a 3 at some point right?? If Martin could play defense, he'd be in there for sure

Green is better at D than Martin is at O at this point.

kdspurman
03-12-2016, 11:38 PM
Kawhi is a 1 of a kind player.

Scoots
03-12-2016, 11:48 PM
Kawhi is a 1 of a kind player.

Closest I can think of is Pippen ... not the same, but if Pippen was the offensive centerpiece at his prime he's as close as I can think of.

Scoots
03-12-2016, 11:50 PM
Not an OKC collapse, but it is wilting down the stretch. The NBA has figured out OKC it seems.

kdspurman
03-12-2016, 11:56 PM
Not an OKC collapse, but it is wilting down the stretch. The NBA has figured out OKC it seems.

They've had some tough breaks. I'm not a fan of them really, but losing 2 key assistant coaches, their part owner situation, now waiters brother dying, it's just been tough.

But losing Monty/Cheeks I think is really hurting them. Talent can win you games, but when it comes to closing games or execution/in-game adjustment, you need a strong coaching staff

kdspurman
03-12-2016, 11:58 PM
Closest I can think of is Pippen ... not the same, but if Pippen was the offensive centerpiece at his prime he's as close as I can think of.

Yea.. he doesn't have the consistent playmaking that pip had, but it's getting there. No one else has to do what he does against teams like this. He's got a helluva motor

Scoots
03-13-2016, 12:01 AM
They've had some tough breaks. I'm not a fan of them really, but losing 2 key assistant coaches, their part owner situation, now waiters brother dying, it's just been tough.

But losing Monty/Cheeks I think is really hurting them. Talent can win you games, but when it comes to closing games or execution/in-game adjustment, you need a strong coaching staff

Geez, I didn't know about Waiters brother!

I feel like the late game stuff should have been fairly ironed out by this point in the season. Sure the bench coaches are going to help in prep and in late game execution ... but it seems to be more than that.

It seems a bit like each loss increases Russ and KDs stress and they are pressing more and more and that's leading to it's own set of issues. Who would have predicted that Russ was closer to a double double on TOs rather than rebounds or assists?

Scoots
03-13-2016, 12:18 AM
According to the broadcast Mo Speights is leading the non-starting NBA in points per minute (ahead of Kanter which surprised me) ... 5 minutes, 9 points tonight.

tredigs
03-13-2016, 12:31 AM
According to the broadcast Mo Speights is leading the non-starting NBA in points per minute (ahead of Kanter which surprised me) ... 5 minutes, 9 points tonight.

Have you ever seen him make a great pass, play elite D... or do anything but shoot... ever? Mo Speights ****ing kills me. He is so bad.

ewing
03-13-2016, 12:52 AM
Kawhi is a 1 of a kind player.

holy **** what a game. So impressed. how the hell did he only have 3 assists. Dude's passing/play making was awesome tonight. Made his own shots. defended the two most dominate one on one players in the game. Mad impressed. He makes it look easy. He's the new TD. he will be an MVP in this league.

ewing
03-13-2016, 12:52 AM
Have you ever seen him make a great pass, play elite D... or do anything but shoot... ever? Mo Speights ****ing kills me. He is so bad.

he is a total chucker.

ewing
03-13-2016, 12:55 AM
Closest I can think of is Pippen ... not the same, but if Pippen was the offensive centerpiece at his prime he's as close as I can think of.

he is a better player right now then Pippen ever was.

Scoots
03-13-2016, 12:58 AM
Have you ever seen him make a great pass, play elite D... or do anything but shoot... ever? Mo Speights ****ing kills me. He is so bad.

Yes on the passing. And while he's not a good rebounder, it was him grabbing Curry's miss and passing it back to him AND screening him which allowed the Warriors to sweep the first round last year. He tries on D which is progress. He's not elite, far from it ... he's the Warriors 4th center. For a 4th center he's incredible. For the price he's pretty good.

Kanter gets more boards and is more efficient on offense, but Mo gets 3 times the assists and 50% more blocks for $12M less :)

Scoots
03-13-2016, 01:01 AM
he is a total chucker.

Yep. :)

Chances are he'll get a big raise from someone next year.

ewing
03-13-2016, 01:06 AM
Yep. :)

Chances are he'll get a big raise from someone next year.

i don't think so. i think people know what he is. he is a big body that can get shots and has a decent touch. when he is rolling he can help you but you don't to depend on him. big man marcus thornton

jason
03-13-2016, 01:37 AM
Mo Spieghts doesn't play great defense but he does help us score when we need it.

zn23
03-13-2016, 01:47 AM
What a 4th quarter turnaround by the Warriors. I thought they were in big trouble when the Suns went up by 10 to end the 3rd.

Scoots
03-13-2016, 01:52 AM
i don't think so. i think people know what he is. he is a big body that can get shots and has a decent touch. when he is rolling he can help you but you don't to depend on him. big man marcus thornton

And you don't think in next year's market he's going to get more than $3.8M?

By the way, at the moment 17 minutes, 25 points, 9 rebounds.

Yeah, he's limited ... but he has uses. Some bad team will think he's a difference maker.

ewing
03-13-2016, 01:59 AM
And you don't think in next year's market he's going to get more than $3.8M?

By the way, at the moment 17 minutes, 25 points, 9 rebounds.

Yeah, he's limited ... but he has uses. Some bad team will think he's a difference maker.

he'll get more $ but just b/c he is slightly under paid n there is more money to give. I don't think anyone sees him as more then a bench spark. complementary certainly not a difference maker. like i said, big man Marcus throthan.

Scoots
03-13-2016, 02:24 AM
he'll get more $ but just b/c he is slightly under paid n there is more money to give. I don't think anyone sees him as more then a bench spark. complementary certainly not a difference maker. like i said, big man Marcus throthan.

Okay, well, I said he'd get a raise and you said "I don't think so" ... guess that's where we diverged.

Marcus Thornton is a fair comparison.

kdspurman
03-13-2016, 11:37 AM
holy **** what a game. So impressed. how the hell did he only have 3 assists. Dude's passing/play making was awesome tonight. Made his own shots. defended the two most dominate one on one players in the game. Mad impressed. He makes it look easy. He's the new TD. he will be an MVP in this league.

Yea his playmaking was solid... Won't show up in the box score but he was making things happen. No one has the kind of 2 way responsibility he has. And he goes about his business like a pro. Doesn't take plays off, and works his *** off.

And with all that, he had 1 foul.. and it was a bs call, cause his block in Westbrook was 100% clean.

basch152
03-13-2016, 12:14 PM
****inh kawhi is who i wanted detrout to get over monroe back in the day.

We coulda ran something like jackson/butler/kawhi/harris/drummond

Vee-Rex
03-13-2016, 04:01 PM
Frye >>> Love

IKnowHoops
03-13-2016, 04:41 PM
From what I have seen this year, the Cavs will beat any Western conference team in the finals accept the Dubs

IKnowHoops
03-13-2016, 04:44 PM
Took Channing Frye what 4 games to have his season high. Lebron can get whoever he wants going.

Vee-Rex
03-13-2016, 05:17 PM
From what I have seen this year, the Cavs will beat any Western conference team in the finals accept the Dubs

It'll be tough to beat the Spurs.

But I get your point. People continue to put the Cavs below the Thunder/Clippers ( just because they're in the West) and it bewilders me.

kdspurman
03-13-2016, 05:19 PM
It'll be tough to beat the Spurs.

But I get your point. People continue to put the Cavs below the Thunder/Clippers ( just because they're in the West) and it bewilders me.

IKnowHoops is going off the 1 game you guys won, that's all. He thinks that 48 min sample size is all that matters,,which is quite funny.

I don't put them below clips or okc. I think they are for sure #3 right now. How anything plays out in a series is all speculation. Who knows what changes or happens the last month or so

Lakers + Giants
03-13-2016, 11:47 PM
Thank you Calderon!

Aust
03-13-2016, 11:52 PM
YES! Based Calderon I love you!

IKnowHoops
03-14-2016, 01:16 AM
IKnowHoops is going off the 1 game you guys won, that's all. He thinks that 48 min sample size is all that matters,,which is quite funny.

I don't put them below clips or okc. I think they are for sure #3 right now. How anything plays out in a series is all speculation. Who knows what changes or happens the last month or so

Its funny that you get so defensive that you think you need to try to be a mind reader. I always wonder why an opinion such as that gets the other teams fans so quick to want to respond in a demeaning manner. As if its not possible for the Cavs to beat the Spurs...ahhhh fans. Its not just the 48 minute domination of a Duncanless Spurs that makes me think this by the way.

kdspurman
03-14-2016, 08:44 AM
Its funny that you get so defensive that you think you need to try to be a mind reader. I always wonder why an opinion such as that gets the other teams fans so quick to want to respond in a demeaning manner. As if its not possible for the Cavs to beat the Spurs...ahhhh fans. Its not just the 48 minute domination of a Duncanless Spurs that makes me think this by the way.

Dude, you didn't say anything like this till after that win. Started saying youd prefer to play the Spurs in the finals and what not.

I just always think it's interesting, people's thought processes and stuff. Maybe you'll get your wish ;)

MILLERHIGHLIFE
03-14-2016, 09:40 AM
Giannis with another triple double. Big 3 almost all had 20 points each again other then Middleton was shy by one point with only 19 points. But he had 7 assists as well. Yeah was only the Nets. But man wish Giannis played point forward from beginning of the season. Its fun winning with the young guns. Not winning with old middling veterans like we did previous season with Ersan, Zaza, Dudley. I bet all the other east teams thinking thank god the Bucks have a slim chance of getting in playoffs.

IKnowHoops
03-15-2016, 01:09 AM
Dude, you didn't say anything like this till after that win. Started saying youd prefer to play the Spurs in the finals and what not.

I just always think it's interesting, people's thought processes and stuff. Maybe you'll get your wish ;)

Um...I'd bet that any team would rather play the Spurs in the finals over playing against the Dubs.

That seems obvious

Um...I'd bet any team would rather play the team they waxed by 30 points over the team that waxed them by 30 points

That too seems obvious

I think most teams that beat a team by 30 points, believe they can beat that team in the playoffs

This also seems obvious

If its interesting to you that obvious things are known to people then you must be interested in many many things.

The fact that the Cavs have worked both the 3rd and 4th best teams in the West this year, much better than the Spurs, combined with the 30 point shellacking and seeing as how Kyrie and Iman have been and still are improving, I expect the Cavs to beat the Spurs.

Now I don't know what you would go off of to disagree, but besides home record, and your overall record, I dont really think there is anything that can make more of an argument the other way. And whether you can make more or less of an argument, Im not going to be surprised, appalled, or feel the need to attack the opinion because the Spurs are a good team, and your a fan of that team.

Again, its always funny to me when people clap back when people think another team will beat there own.

I hope the Cavs are lucky enough that you do beat the dubs in the playoffs. I very much hope and pray for that.