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kdspurman
11-30-2017, 05:51 PM
Thursday November 30th, 2017


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Lil Rhody
11-30-2017, 06:26 PM
Was hoping to see Embid tonight against the Celtics to see what MTM is talking about.......... back 2 back forgot still canít touch those in theee years [emoji6]



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NFLAccess
11-30-2017, 06:36 PM
really the only intriguing game is Celtics Sixers but Embiid is out. Bucks Blazers could be a good one also. I'll be watching the Skins beat the cowboys tonight though so my Eagles can clinch the East.

Back to basketball, what is wrong with the Atlanta Hawks?

YAALREADYKNO
11-30-2017, 06:57 PM
really the only intriguing game is Celtics Sixers but Embiid is out. Bucks Blazers could be a good one also. I'll be watching the Skins beat the cowboys tonight though so my Eagles can clinch the East.

Back to basketball, what is wrong with the Atlanta Hawks?

Just don't have the players anymore

YAALREADYKNO
11-30-2017, 06:59 PM
really the only intriguing game is Celtics Sixers but Embiid is out. Bucks Blazers could be a good one also. I'll be watching the Skins beat the cowboys tonight though so my Eagles can clinch the East.

Back to basketball, what is wrong with the Atlanta Hawks?

FOOK your eagles lol jk just sucks cause I'm a cowboys fan but yuh it's like since ZEKE went out dak forgot how to play quarterback and the defense forgets how to play without Sean lee

Vee-Rex
11-30-2017, 07:11 PM
Cavs/Hawks should be a good game. Hawks on a 3-0 winning streak vs. LeBron and they tend to play like playoff contenders vs. him.

warfelg
11-30-2017, 08:42 PM
Upclose look at this "improved Kyrie defense" and he's on our 3nD guy in RoCo.

warfelg
11-30-2017, 08:44 PM
Horford TO city early.

homie564
11-30-2017, 08:54 PM
Covingtonís 3-pt shooting has been a mess early so far. Never seen him shoot like that


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FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 08:55 PM
Some see Jose Calderon as a waste of a roster spot. But the way this guy plays just helps a team so much. Never a good defender but he's playing like a total pest this season. Doesn't force bad shots, understands his role is to facilitate and create for others. Total professional

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 08:56 PM
Lebron's got to box players out. Cavs shouldn't be losing that many rebounds.

warfelg
11-30-2017, 08:59 PM
Covingtonís 3-pt shooting has been a mess early so far. Never seen him shoot like that


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That's RoCo, hot and cold.

On the flip he found out an hour before Monday's game that one of his best friends from childhood died in a shooting.

Vee-Rex
11-30-2017, 08:59 PM
Sixers and Celtics are on national television and Embiid is able to rest. Where's the outrage?

homie564
11-30-2017, 09:01 PM
That's RoCo, hot and cold.

On the flip he found out an hour before Monday's game that one of his best friends from childhood died in a shooting.

Yeah thatís rough. Jaylen Brown went through that a week ago... had like two monster games in a row after that but since he went on bereavement for the funeral heís been a little off


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warfelg
11-30-2017, 09:03 PM
Sixers and Celtics are on national television and Embiid is able to rest. Where's the outrage?

NBA TV isn't considered national games since they use local feeds.

warfelg
11-30-2017, 09:05 PM
We have a Sauce Castillo sighting!!

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 09:07 PM
Wade has been huge off the bench. perfect role for him here. He's not relied on to carry a team but to keep the lead going while Bron's on the bench.

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 09:10 PM
why is Embiid not playing?

NFLAccess
11-30-2017, 09:15 PM
why is Embiid not playing?

I heard they want to rest their "young star"

warfelg
11-30-2017, 09:17 PM
why is Embiid not playing?

Still not cleared for back to backs and played last night.

homie564
11-30-2017, 09:24 PM
Kyrie was about to double stuff Bayless and got called for one of those ghost fouls [emoji13]


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WaDe03
11-30-2017, 09:27 PM
Wade has been huge off the bench. perfect role for him here. He's not relied on to carry a team but to keep the lead going while Bron's on the bench.

Most the time they build the lead.

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 09:29 PM
The Hawks are the only team in the East that can beat the Cavs in a series, thank god they won't make the playoffs.

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 09:31 PM
The Hawks are the only team in the East that can beat the Cavs in a series, thank god they won't make the playoffs.

lebron destroys the hawks in the playoffs.

homie564
11-30-2017, 09:35 PM
Kyrie is really good at this basketball thing


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Chronz
11-30-2017, 09:39 PM
**** I just put ten on the Sixers right now. Didn't know Joel was out

warfelg
11-30-2017, 09:42 PM
Kyrie is really good at this basketball thing


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He is. And we don't have the answer to defend an offensive PG like him, too quick for RoCo, and our other guard defenders are ****.

NFLAccess
11-30-2017, 09:43 PM
**** I just put ten on the Sixers right now. Didn't know Joel was out

they said that yesterday he would be out

homie564
11-30-2017, 09:47 PM
He is. And we don't have the answer to defend an offensive PG like him, too quick for RoCo, and our other guard defenders are ****.

Yeah I think you guys are missing Embiid pretty badly. Kyrie is gashing you guys, especially on the perimeter.

On a side note Simmons looks really tired too. Had his worst game of the year against the Celtics at the beginning of the year and just had probably his worst half of the year against them again (fair to say?). Celtics might be Supermanís kryptonite lol


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Chronz
11-30-2017, 09:51 PM
they said that yesterday he would be out
Pretty sure he's been restricted all year but I had moments to take the odds. It's cool, I'm hoping Utah spanks us to offset that loss. Altered the line abit on that one.

Still thinking about Portland bad Milwaukee tho

NFLAccess
11-30-2017, 09:52 PM
surprised the hawks are keeping it close

warfelg
11-30-2017, 09:53 PM
Yeah I think you guys are missing Embiid pretty badly. Kyrie is gashing you guys, especially on the perimeter.

On a side note Simmons looks really tired too. Had his worst game of the year against the Celtics at the beginning of the year and just had probably his worst half of the year against them again (fair to say?). Celtics might be Supermanís kryptonite lol


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Far from it, he's got 8 points, 5 assists, 4 steals. Lack of perimeter shooting is hurting him like it did last night.

Has little to do with missing Embiid on the other end TBH. Much more with just some ability to use defenders to try to keep him from the paint.

NFLAccess
11-30-2017, 09:53 PM
celtics got this

homie564
11-30-2017, 09:56 PM
Far from it, he's got 8 points, 5 assists, 4 steals. Lack of perimeter shooting is hurting him like it did last night.

Has little to do with missing Embiid on the other end TBH. Much more with just some ability to use defenders to try to keep him from the paint.

Fair enough. He seemed mostly invisible to me so I was just kind of assuming. Most of the steals seemed sort of empty? Like more like the Celtics were just kind of making bad plays and he was the beneficiary. Idk maybe Iím just not looking for it lol. Saric has impressed me though


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warfelg
11-30-2017, 10:02 PM
Fair enough. He seemed mostly invisible to me so I was just kind of assuming. Most of the steals seemed sort of empty? Like more like the Celtics were just kind of making bad plays and he was the beneficiary. Idk maybe Iím just not looking for it lol. Saric has impressed me though


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That's the way they always seem for him, he just is smooth about it and makes it look like an offensive mistake. RoCo does that too.

YAALREADYKNO
11-30-2017, 10:03 PM
Anybody know why they're no games on TNT tonight?

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 10:06 PM
surprised the hawks are keeping it close

They're 2-0 against the Cavs this year.

warfelg
11-30-2017, 10:06 PM
I hate that, RoCo called for a charge even though Brown was still moving after RoCo was airborne.

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 10:07 PM
Great start to the quarter, would be a shame if the streak came to an end against a team like the Hawks.

warfelg
11-30-2017, 10:10 PM
Such a Saric thing to be upset at himself for hitting the rim on a foul shot.

Chronz
11-30-2017, 10:13 PM
Plz Santa. Make this happen.

IKnowHoops
11-30-2017, 10:14 PM
Far from it, he's got 8 points, 5 assists, 4 steals. Lack of perimeter shooting is hurting him like it did last night.

Has little to do with missing Embiid on the other end TBH. Much more with just some ability to use defenders to try to keep him from the paint.
Yeah, that Boston coach is pretty good. I'd expect him to come up with a scheme to make things harder for Ben.

IKnowHoops
11-30-2017, 10:15 PM
Wade

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 10:19 PM
With Shump out of the rotation (thank God), Cavs can now play Cedi some minutes.

warfelg
11-30-2017, 10:22 PM
Marcus Smart out for Boston.

warfelg
11-30-2017, 10:26 PM
Smart available to return after having his ankle retaped.

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 10:26 PM
Man what the **** Wade gets no respect at all from the refs anymore. None at all.

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 10:27 PM
Refs put a new emphasis on that pump fake and now they don't know how to call it. That's a 5 point swing.

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 10:27 PM
Man what the **** Wade gets no respect at all from the refs anymore. None at all.

Not just Wade for that particular call. They try not to call fouls on pump fakes and somewhat leaning towards the defender. Wade did that. Good call by the ref. Gotta enforce and prevent players from doing it somehow.

Chronz
11-30-2017, 10:28 PM
Marcus Smart out for Boston.

Not sure if that's good or bad sometimes but hopefully he's good to return after some tape and treatment

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 10:29 PM
Marcus Smart is so inefficient but always has a +/- positive. That's how you know this guy is valuable.

Vee-Rex
11-30-2017, 10:30 PM
This pisses me off. Contested shot after contested shot after contested shot. IF YOU MFERS WOULD PLAY EVERYONE LIKE YOU PLAY US YOU WOULDN'T BE A GD LOTTERY TEAM.

It's just frustrating. :(

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 10:34 PM
Dominique Wilkins is awful.. Bazemore didn't touch him? What?

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 10:35 PM
Not just Wade for that particular call. They try not to call fouls on pump fakes and somewhat leaning towards the defender. Wade did that. Good call by the ref. Gotta enforce and prevent players from doing it somehow.

Nah that wasn't the right call, Wade went straight up and a fouls a foul. Why try and enforce something that is clearly a foul? That's just exploiting bad defense. Wade got called for the same foul from 3 against a scrub the other night who jumped all the way in to wade. There definitely needs to be consistency and that's consistently a foul.

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 10:35 PM
Cavs always got to make it hard on themselves against the bottom feeders.

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 10:36 PM
Hey look at that, finally a call!

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 10:37 PM
Nah that wasn't the right call, Wade went straight up and a fouls a foul. Why try and enforce something that is clearly a foul? That's just exploiting bad defense. Wade got called for the same foul from 3 against a scrub the other night who jumped all the way in to wade. There definitely needs to be consistency and that's consistently a foul.

Wade did jump into him a bit, though, and that's what the refs are trying to enforce. Jump straight up and don't lean in. If the defender jumps to you and you're straight up, that's a foul.

warfelg
11-30-2017, 10:38 PM
Wade did jump into him a bit, though, and that's what the refs are trying to enforce. Jump straight up and don't lean in. If the defender jumps to you and you're straight up, that's a foul.

Yup. They're trying to eliminate the calls of contact initiated by the offensive player. AKA the "Harden Rule".

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 10:42 PM
JR has got to quit dribbling.

tp13baby
11-30-2017, 10:42 PM
Nuggets come out soft man. I donít know if itís malone or lack of on court balls but this team is terrible to watch. Itís actually embarrassing at this point

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 10:44 PM
Get Wade back in

More-Than-Most
11-30-2017, 10:45 PM
lol love the flop by smart and the refs actually gave him it

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 10:45 PM
Goodness the baseline ref on the Hawks side is terrible.

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 10:45 PM
LeBron passing to the corner 3's and them missing has let the Hawks back in.. lebron has to be more aggressive for his own shot.

More-Than-Most
11-30-2017, 10:46 PM
I dont even want a top 4 seed... I pray we get the 7 or 8 seed and play the celtics round 1

Vee-Rex
11-30-2017, 10:46 PM
LeBron kinda shut Schroeder down in the 2nd half

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 10:46 PM
Goodness the baseline ref on the Hawks side is terrible.

yeah ref with the #3 has been making terrible travel and baseline calls all game. I think he's secretly a hawks player

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 10:48 PM
yeah ref with the #3 has been making terrible travel and baseline calls all game. I think he's secretly a hawks player

Got to be lol

Vee-Rex
11-30-2017, 10:49 PM
Ilyasova having the best game of his LIFE. Not his career, his LIFE.

More-Than-Most
11-30-2017, 10:49 PM
Ilyasova having the best game of his LIFE. Not his career, his LIFE.

why couldnt you guys play like this against us lol

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 10:49 PM
LeBron is ridiculous

homie564
11-30-2017, 10:50 PM
I dont even want a top 4 seed... I pray we get the 7 or 8 seed and play the celtics round 1

Iíd be okay with that


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Vee-Rex
11-30-2017, 10:50 PM
Waaaaaaaade. Got the steal on the defensive end, floater, then stared at Schroeder. :laugh2:

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 10:52 PM
why couldnt you guys play like this against us lol

you mean why couldnt you guys play like the hawks. These guys are making all contested shots.

IKnowHoops
11-30-2017, 10:52 PM
Lebron and Shaq

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 10:53 PM
Yea I'm pretty confident Wade is the 6MOY favorite. Name someone who's been better. Hes been really good on both sides of the ball

Chronz
11-30-2017, 10:54 PM
Yea I'm pretty confident Wade is the 6MOY favorite. Name someone who's been better. Hes been really good on both sides of the ball

Maybe korver. Jeff green has been unbelievably good too

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 10:55 PM
Maybe korver. Jeff green has been unbelievably good too

Haha yea they've all been good, Wades the leader of that unit though

Vee-Rex
11-30-2017, 10:56 PM
Bron finally killed Schroeders layup.

IKnowHoops
11-30-2017, 10:56 PM
With Shump out of the rotation (thank God), Cavs can now play Cedi some minutes.

Yeah I'm done with Shump. Maybe he'll be better in 3 years like Waiters.

Vee-Rex
11-30-2017, 10:56 PM
We're missing tons of free throws

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 10:57 PM
Yea I'm pretty confident Wade is the 6MOY favorite. Name someone who's been better. Hes been really good on both sides of the ball

Yeah, Wade should be up there. He's doing it on a team that actually wins games so his impact/value is definitely there.

On a side note, this game demonstrates that when leBron has to play defense, he's elite. He locked Shroder up the 2nd half almost completely.

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 10:57 PM
Wade been somewhat struggling from the line lately.

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 10:58 PM
Wade been somewhat struggling from the line lately.

Cause he's not getting there enough. Guys like Wade need to shoot at the line often to get their rythym.

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 10:58 PM
Yeah, Wade should be up there. He's doing it on a team that actually wins games so his impact/value is definitely there.

On a side note, this game demonstrates that when leBron has to play defense, he's elite. He locked Shroder up the 2nd half almost completely.

Yea they needed it, I'm impressed with Schroder every time I watch him play.

corky831
11-30-2017, 10:59 PM
Iíd be okay with that


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I 2nd that notion.

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 11:00 PM
Cause he's not getting there enough. Guys like Wade need to shoot at the line often to get their rythym.

I agree, same for his 3 point shot and LEBrons free throws.

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 11:04 PM
I think when IT gets back, Wade's game will suffer the most. He's 2nd in command right now and won't be used in lineups with LeBron as much anymore. I hope his performance still sticks. I wonder where are the people who said Wade signing with Cleveland wouldn't do anything.. he's been huge. If it weren't for Wade, LeBron would be the sole PG right now outside of Jose.

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 11:15 PM
I think when IT gets back, Wade's game will suffer the most. He's 2nd in command right now and won't be used in lineups with LeBron as much anymore. I hope his performance still sticks. I wonder where are the people who said Wade signing with Cleveland wouldn't do anything.. he's been huge. If it weren't for Wade, LeBron would be the sole PG right now outside of Jose.

I think he will be fine, numbers may drop a bit but the impact will still be there. I read an article the other day but apparently WAde and LEBron aren't on the court together very much. When IT gets back they'll probably just close together. I wonder if IT and LeBron sit together to keep this bench together majority of the game.

Starters:

IT
JR
LeBron
Love
TT

Bench:

Wade
Korver
Crowder
Green
Frye

Closers:

IT
Wade
LeBron
Love
TT

Small ball closers vs Warriors:

IT
Wade
Crowder
LeBron
Love

Some of that changes in the playoffs obviously like Frye probably doesn't play much and I get the feeling JR may become a spot minute player, he's been terrible. Also could be completely different if they trade the Nets pick.

YAALREADYKNO
11-30-2017, 11:21 PM
Nick wright gonna be drooling tomorrow

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 11:23 PM
I think he will be fine, numbers may drop a bit but the impact will still be there. I read an article the other day but apparently WAde and LEBron aren't on the court together very much. When IT gets back they'll probably just close together. I wonder if IT and LeBron sit together to keep this bench together majority of the game.

Starters:

IT
JR
LeBron
Love
TT

Bench:

Wade
Korver
Crowder
Green
Frye

Closers:

IT
Wade
LeBron
Love
TT

Small ball closers vs Warriors:

IT
Wade
Crowder
LeBron
Love

Some of that changes in the playoffs obviously like Frye probably doesn't play much and I get the feeling JR may become a spot minute player, he's been terrible. Also could be completely different if they trade the Nets pick.

J.R.'s been pretty good lately. His 3P% hurts because he's had some really bad games where he's shoot too many and missed but on a game-by-game basis, he's been fine. Crowder has been really bad and that's a huge shocker considering he was one of the best corner three shooters. Been missing way too many. Reason I said Wade would suffer the most is because I'm not seeing how Wade can help the Cavs as much while playing with IT and Bron at the same time. They're probably going to have to sit LeBron more - which makes sense since IT is capable of carrying the scoring role. I could see IT+Wade working well with each other. IT is more SG than PG and right now, Wade is more PG than SG. Would be interesting to see how they insert IT into there with these guys playing so well. Shumpert has no room on this team, unfortunately. They need a rim protector right now.

http://www.businessinsider.com/lebron-james-dwyane-wade-cavs-signing-teammates-against-it-2017-11

Btw, this is pretty sickening to read. Wade is always a team favorite but kinda odd they didn't like him there. I was a fan of RJ and they probably should have given him a team executive role or something..

FlashBolt
11-30-2017, 11:25 PM
Jeff Green is playing the best in his career on a statistical basis. Dude has never seen easier shots in his life. Cavs could really use his athleticism.

WaDe03
11-30-2017, 11:34 PM
J.R.'s been pretty good lately. His 3P% hurts because he's had some really bad games where he's shoot too many and missed but on a game-by-game basis, he's been fine. Crowder has been really bad and that's a huge shocker considering he was one of the best corner three shooters. Been missing way too many. Reason I said Wade would suffer the most is because I'm not seeing how Wade can help the Cavs as much while playing with IT and Bron at the same time. They're probably going to have to sit LeBron more - which makes sense since IT is capable of carrying the scoring role. I could see IT+Wade working well with each other. IT is more SG than PG and right now, Wade is more PG than SG. Would be interesting to see how they insert IT into there with these guys playing so well. Shumpert has no room on this team, unfortunately. They need a rim protector right now.

http://www.businessinsider.com/lebron-james-dwyane-wade-cavs-signing-teammates-against-it-2017-11

Btw, this is pretty sickening to read. Wade is always a team favorite but kinda odd they didn't like him there. I was a fan of RJ and they probably should have given him a team executive role or something..

Yea he's definitely been better, Crowder has been good lately as well and I'm hoping IT helps him even more. I'm excited for him to take Shumps place with that 2nd unit, gives Wade another weapon and another good defender. I think the bench will be even better. LeBron definitely needs less minutes so I think IT will help with that.

I agree on RJ but I think he wanted to play even though he's getting DNPs. Not sure why they wouldn't want to improve the team but I'm sure JR and them knew he'd be taking their minutes too.

Lil Rhody
11-30-2017, 11:47 PM
Yooooo ainge is an idiot! Taking Tatum not trading for pg13 or butler who will lead them and instead getting the scrub Irving who only is good because he rode Brons coat tails.........



Yep


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tredigs
12-01-2017, 12:05 AM
Giannis is going to have the NBA's greatest poster dunk in history before this season is done. He is a specimen. Prob Alien.

Green_Monster
12-01-2017, 12:08 AM
Upclose look at this "improved Kyrie defense" and he's on our 3nD guy in RoCo.

Why would we have him defend guys who attack more when Brown is a very good defender?

His defense has improved, but that doesn't mean heís a great defender now. If itís still beneficial to ďhideĒ him, Stevens will do so.

Green_Monster
12-01-2017, 12:09 AM
I 2nd that notion.

x3.

YAALREADYKNO
12-01-2017, 12:18 AM
Come on DAME $

tp13baby
12-01-2017, 12:27 AM
Barton bailed Denver out wow

Giannis94
12-01-2017, 12:31 AM
https://twitter.com/thecrossover/status/936447115106177025

Child please

Giannis94
12-01-2017, 12:32 AM
https://twitter.com/br_nba/status/936444070087372801

FlashBolt
12-01-2017, 12:34 AM
https://twitter.com/thecrossover/status/936447115106177025

Child please

He's good at impersonating The King.

Scoots
12-01-2017, 12:38 AM
Dominique Wilkins is awful.. Bazemore didn't touch him? What?

When he was a player too. The Melo of his day.

Giannis94
12-01-2017, 12:46 AM
He's good at impersonating The King.
Get it right. It's Judas. He's no king.

zn23
12-01-2017, 01:05 AM
Ill Will Barton saved Denver from an embarrassing loss. One of the better sixth men in the league.

More-Than-Most
12-01-2017, 01:09 AM
He's good at impersonating The King.

and embiid

http://www.nba.com/video/2017/11/29/0021700305-phi-embiid-block-dunk-q2#/

IKnowHoops
12-01-2017, 05:32 AM
I think when IT gets back, Wade's game will suffer the most. He's 2nd in command right now and won't be used in lineups with LeBron as much anymore. I hope his performance still sticks. I wonder where are the people who said Wade signing with Cleveland wouldn't do anything.. he's been huge. If it weren't for Wade, LeBron would be the sole PG right now outside of Jose.

Wade is a perfect pg for this team and second unit. He's in a perfect system for his skill set and age.

IKnowHoops
12-01-2017, 05:41 AM
I think he will be fine, numbers may drop a bit but the impact will still be there. I read an article the other day but apparently WAde and LEBron aren't on the court together very much. When IT gets back they'll probably just close together. I wonder if IT and LeBron sit together to keep this bench together majority of the game.

Starters:

IT
JR
LeBron
Love
TT

Bench:

Wade
Korver
Crowder
Green
Frye

Closers:

IT
Wade
LeBron
Love
TT

Small ball closers vs Warriors:

IT
Wade
Crowder
LeBron
Love

Some of that changes in the playoffs obviously like Frye probably doesn't play much and I get the feeling JR may become a spot minute player, he's been terrible. Also could be completely different if they trade the Nets pick.

There styles overlap so much that when they both are on the court, 80% of Wade's game can't be realized because It's better to just let Bron do it. And at this stage of Wades career, to only let him play to the average parts of his game is to make him a below average to average player.

Wade is a very very good player when he has the ball in his hands sourrounded by shooters and athletes. He will kill you at the PG spot right now with that.

I'm super happy with Wade playing 20 minutes a game as the primary ball handler and another 5-7 as a Swiss Army knife. Remember, Wade is old. He will break down like Mariah and Bizzy bone if plays anywhere close to starter minutes. I love that Wade has found a groove and a perfect amount of playing time to preserve his body, and allow him to be more than just effective out there. He's been dare I say "special" at times. Special is probably to big a word, but he's definitely been a blessing to this team in a huge way.

IKnowHoops
12-01-2017, 05:47 AM
I think he will be fine, numbers may drop a bit but the impact will still be there. I read an article the other day but apparently WAde and LEBron aren't on the court together very much. When IT gets back they'll probably just close together. I wonder if IT and LeBron sit together to keep this bench together majority of the game.

Starters:

IT
JR
LeBron
Love
TT

Bench:

Wade
Korver
Crowder
Green
Frye

Closers:

IT
Wade
LeBron
Love
TT

Small ball closers vs Warriors:

IT
Wade
Crowder
LeBron
Love

Some of that changes in the playoffs obviously like Frye probably doesn't play much and I get the feeling JR may become a spot minute player, he's been terrible. Also could be completely different if they trade the Nets pick.


Gotta make that DMC trade yesterday. He will give them so much more spacing and size than TT. And TT gets donned by the 7-1 guys. Cousins hold his own physically against everyone

IKnowHoops
12-01-2017, 06:10 AM
Jeff Green is playing the best in his career on a statistical basis. Dude has never seen easier shots in his life. Cavs could really use his athleticism.

Damn, if only I had said this?

Flash I love how you disagree with me to high heaven only to come around and proclaim it yourself, but, to keep it real, you should account for your wrong remarks and say you were right hoops. But instead you throw this out here as if it's fresh, and hasn't been preached on here already. Show me some character flash.

IKnowHoops
12-01-2017, 06:14 AM
J.R.'s been pretty good lately. His 3P% hurts because he's had some really bad games where he's shoot too many and missed but on a game-by-game basis, he's been fine. Crowder has been really bad and that's a huge shocker considering he was one of the best corner three shooters. Been missing way too many. Reason I said Wade would suffer the most is because I'm not seeing how Wade can help the Cavs as much while playing with IT and Bron at the same time. They're probably going to have to sit LeBron more - which makes sense since IT is capable of carrying the scoring role. I could see IT+Wade working well with each other. IT is more SG than PG and right now, Wade is more PG than SG. Would be interesting to see how they insert IT into there with these guys playing so well. Shumpert has no room on this team, unfortunately. They need a rim protector right now.

http://www.businessinsider.com/lebron-james-dwyane-wade-cavs-signing-teammates-against-it-2017-11

Btw, this is pretty sickening to read. Wade is always a team favorite but kinda odd they didn't like him there. I was a fan of RJ and they probably should have given him a team executive role or something..

S--- flash lolololololol. I say this same ish about crowder a game ago, and you tell me it's only been 20 games. Fast forward one game and you now repeat what I said. I think you have a reflex that makes you disagree with someone whether you agree or not.

IKnowHoops
12-01-2017, 06:16 AM
When he was a player too. The Melo of his day.

You go to far

IKnowHoops
12-01-2017, 06:23 AM
cavs just need to go get dmc

ewing
12-01-2017, 08:45 AM
J.R.'s been pretty good lately. His 3P% hurts because he's had some really bad games where he's shoot too many and missed but on a game-by-game basis, he's been fine. Crowder has been really bad and that's a huge shocker considering he was one of the best corner three shooters. Been missing way too many. Reason I said Wade would suffer the most is because I'm not seeing how Wade can help the Cavs as much while playing with IT and Bron at the same time. They're probably going to have to sit LeBron more - which makes sense since IT is capable of carrying the scoring role. I could see IT+Wade working well with each other. IT is more SG than PG and right now, Wade is more PG than SG. Would be interesting to see how they insert IT into there with these guys playing so well. Shumpert has no room on this team, unfortunately. They need a rim protector right now.

http://www.businessinsider.com/lebron-james-dwyane-wade-cavs-signing-teammates-against-it-2017-11

Btw, this is pretty sickening to read. Wade is always a team favorite but kinda odd they didn't like him there. I was a fan of RJ and they probably should have given him a team executive role or something..

How do you know Wade is usually a team favorite. He is a great player and I think him over JR is a no brainier but like LeBron is always seemed kind of douchy to me

ewing
12-01-2017, 08:49 AM
Damn, if only I had said this?

Flash I love how you disagree with me to high heaven only to come around and proclaim it yourself, but, to keep it real, you should account for your wrong remarks and say you were right hoops. But instead you throw this out here as if it's fresh, and hasn't been preached on here already. Show me some character flash.


Props. I had given up on Green. I was actually a fan out of G-Town, remember him playing really well on Boston, and then flopping again for the Griz (i thought he looked like a great fit there). He had disappointed so many times in my mind I gave up on him. You were right

Giannis94
12-01-2017, 09:04 AM
and embiid

http://www.nba.com/video/2017/11/29/0021700305-phi-embiid-block-dunk-q2#/

Why TF do I get in trouble for responding to you? No way need gives a **** about a him. The bust isnot part of this conversation.. Post some highlights of Embiid tonight. Him in a sports coat. Embiid is a bust. Please never bring up him and Giannis /LeBron again

Giannis94
12-01-2017, 10:06 AM
and embiid

http://www.nba.com/video/2017/11/29/0021700305-phi-embiid-block-dunk-q2#/

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=IE2G4E16L3Y

Thereís a link for you. Fixed. Now never bring up embiid with Giannis again. Enough of your trolling.

Scoots
12-01-2017, 10:27 AM
You go to far

https://www.basketball-reference.com/play-index/pcm_finder.fcgi?request=1&sum=1&player_id1_hint=Carmelo+Anthony&player_id1_select=Carmelo+Anthony&player_id1=anthoca01&player_id2_hint=Dominique+Wilkins&player_id2_select=Dominique+Wilkins&player_id2=wilkido01&idx=players

Scoots
12-01-2017, 10:28 AM
Why TF do I get in trouble for responding to you? No way need gives a **** about a him. The bust isnot part of this conversation.. Post some highlights of Embiid tonight. Him in a sports coat. Embiid is a bust. Please never bring up him and Giannis /LeBron again

You could always choose to NOT respond. Just a thought.

WaDe03
12-01-2017, 11:26 AM
How do you know Wade is usually a team favorite. He is a great player and I think him over JR is a no brainier but like LeBron is always seemed kind of douchy to me

Well things seem to be going good chemistry wise in Cleveland and everyone in Miami is still on his dick so I would say he is. Chicago players like him, some probably don't because he ripped them midseason but it is what it is.

FlashBolt
12-01-2017, 01:41 PM
Damn, if only I had said this?

Flash I love how you disagree with me to high heaven only to come around and proclaim it yourself, but, to keep it real, you should account for your wrong remarks and say you were right hoops. But instead you throw this out here as if it's fresh, and hasn't been preached on here already. Show me some character flash.

I think you have a massive misinterpretation. I said Crowder will be a more important player against the Warriors because he could guard Durant better than Green. Jeff Green has never had a reputation for defense whatsoever. Most of Jeff's baskets are cuts and mismatches on the offensive end created by the Cavs odd lineups. But that doesn't work in the playoffs as well. You're confusing playing well with being a better player. Crowder is the better player. He's just got to do it more consistently. Jeff Green doesn't really space the floor at all and he's been seeing the easiest shots of his career. He's exceeded expectations but it doesn't exactly correlate with doing so against the Warriors - which is what truly matters.

FlashBolt
12-01-2017, 01:45 PM
S--- flash lolololololol. I say this same ish about crowder a game ago, and you tell me it's only been 20 games. Fast forward one game and you now repeat what I said. I think you have a reflex that makes you disagree with someone whether you agree or not.

He's been really bad. It's 20 games in. Which part is confusing you? My sentiment hasn't changed. Jae Crowder has a more important role on this team than Green because he plays defense and can shoot threes. He just has to make them. I already told you, Jae Crowder's role will be more distinguishable when IT comes back because IT draws attention away from defenders and that gives shooters like Crowder more space to operate. Jeff Green doesn't operate based on space. His game is completely different. His role, for that matter, is completely different. If you think Jae Crowder is a starting PF, I'm not sure what to tell you. The guy is GUARDING power forwards right now because TT is gone. He's NOT a PF..

homie564
12-01-2017, 02:00 PM
He's been really bad. It's 20 games in. Which part is confusing you? My sentiment hasn't changed. Jae Crowder has a more important role on this team than Green because he plays defense and can shoot threes. He just has to make them. I already told you, Jae Crowder's role will be more distinguishable when IT comes back because IT draws attention away from defenders and that gives shooters like Crowder more space to operate. Jeff Green doesn't operate based on space. His game is completely different. His role, for that matter, is completely different. If you think Jae Crowder is a starting PF, I'm not sure what to tell you. The guy is GUARDING power forwards right now because TT is gone. He's NOT a PF..

Jae Crowder shouldnít even be a starting small forward... and definitely not at PF. His defense is a bit overrated out of the 3 though heís really good, but he just plays to small out of the 4.


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lol, please
12-01-2017, 08:10 PM
Playing playing through a sprained ankle. Savage. Way to be a leader. Where's stylez?

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