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kdspurman
11-04-2018, 10:59 AM
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kdspurman
11-04-2018, 11:00 AM
Last nights results:


rivera: 7-1
buckalis:6-2
L+G: 6-2
cal827: 6-2
yallreadyknow: 6-2
MTM: 5-3
bucketss: 5-3
saddletramp: 5-3
kdspurs:5-3
Tg11: 5-3
tredigs: 4-4
stebo: 4-4
silent:4-4
ewing: 3-5


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Results for the Week:

MtM: 31-10
L+G: 34-12
KDSpur: 32-14
ewing: 30-16
Wade: 26-12
Stebo: 30-16
saddletramp: 31-15
Riv: 32-14
bucketss: 30-16
Buckalis: 26-12
Cal 827: 30-16
Tre: 18-11
TG11: 16-9
yallreadyknow: 6-2
silent: 4-4

Cal827
11-04-2018, 11:16 AM
Bucks
Sixers
Wizards
Spurs
Grizzlies
Trail Blazers
Lakers

Those were my picks from the other thread.

buckalis
11-04-2018, 11:25 AM
Bucks, Knicks, Sixers, Spurs, Grizzlies, Blazers, Raptors.

tredigs
11-04-2018, 11:33 AM
Bucks, Wizards, Sixers, Spurs, Grizz, Blazers and Raptors

Sixers3Fan
11-04-2018, 11:49 AM
Expecting another big game from Embiid tonight.

Lakers + Giants
11-04-2018, 12:00 PM
Bucks
Wizards
76ers
Spurs
Grizzlies
Blazers
Lakers

Silent
11-04-2018, 12:31 PM
Sac
Sixers
Wizards
Spurs
Grizzlies
Trail Blazers
Toronto

Jamiecballer
11-04-2018, 12:59 PM
No kawhi today

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Tg11
11-04-2018, 01:00 PM
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Bucks
Knicks
Sixers
Spurs
Grizzlies
Blazers
Lakers


These are my picks

kdspurman
11-04-2018, 01:28 PM
Some picks from last nights thread for 11/4


As for 11/4......

Bucks
Knicks
Sixers
Spurs
Grizzlies
Blazers
Raptors


Bucks
Knicks
Sixers
Spurs
Grizzlies
Blazers
Raptors

Tg11
11-04-2018, 01:34 PM
So what are the weekly standings in terms of how many wins and losses does everyone have in terms of picks?

Tg11
11-04-2018, 01:35 PM
Last nights results:


rivera: 7-1
buckalis:6-2
L+G: 6-2
cal827: 6-2
yallreadyknow: 6-2
MTM: 5-3
bucketss: 5-3
saddletramp: 5-3
kdspurs:5-3
Tg11: 5-3
tredigs: 4-4
stebo: 4-4
silent:4-4
ewing: 3-5


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Results for the Week:

MtM: 31-10
L+G: 34-12
KDSpur: 32-14
ewing: 30-16
Wade: 26-12
Stebo: 30-16
saddletramp: 31-15
Riv: 32-14
bucketss: 30-16
Buckalis: 26-12
Cal 827: 30-16
Tre: 18-11
TG11: 16-9
yallreadyknow: 6-2
silent: 4-4

Never mind I am 16-9 well not bad

warfelg
11-04-2018, 02:27 PM
Alright, throwing my hat in the ring:
Bucks
Knick
Sixers
Spurs
Grizz
Blazers
Raps

Saddletramp
11-04-2018, 03:21 PM
Some picks from last nights thread for 11/4

Thanks

WaDe03
11-04-2018, 03:43 PM
Bucks
Wizards
Sixers
Spurs
Grizzlies
Blazers
Lakers

WaDe03
11-04-2018, 03:45 PM
Just a pointer to the fellow posters here. Vote against Miami until a trade is made, they have a fat losing streak incoming if they donít start making moves ASAP. Team full of role players and an aging GOAT whoís playing better than majority of the team is not going to get it done. Spos coaching and rotations have been very, very bad as well.

kdspurman
11-04-2018, 04:05 PM
Bucks
Wizards
Sixers
Spurs
Suns
Blazers
Lakers

bucketss
11-04-2018, 04:32 PM
bucks,wiz,sixers,spurs,grizz,blazers,raptors

MILLERHIGHLIFE
11-04-2018, 05:23 PM
Bucks finally got the game into control. Kings were playing well early on. But they lost their lead now. Fox and Hield are a nice core for the Kings.

FlashBolt
11-04-2018, 05:38 PM
every time I look at Giannis I wonder how the hell anyone can stop him. On the other hand, that's one thing with these guys is that they are too reliant on their physical traits that they don't quite practice their jumpers. Maybe he's not good at it but I would say Giannis doesn't see a reason to right now because he's getting things so easily as it is.

WaDe03
11-04-2018, 06:33 PM
every time I look at Giannis I wonder how the hell anyone can stop him. On the other hand, that's one thing with these guys is that they are too reliant on their physical traits that they don't quite practice their jumpers. Maybe he's not good at it but I would say Giannis doesn't see a reason to right now because he's getting things so easily as it is.

Thatís how it was for the GOAT. He said no one can stop him from doing what he wants so why should he add a 3? Now in his last season he is an elite 3 point shooter and the best defender in the league.

ewing
11-04-2018, 06:52 PM
FYI- Otto Porter is out tonight with a bruised big left toe


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warfelg
11-04-2018, 07:45 PM
Embiid has 11 pts on 3/3 shooting at 10:20 in the 2nd Q

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 07:46 PM
embiid has taken that next step... he no longer turns it over a ton and has worked on his post game... he has no weaknesses... he is the most talented player in basketball.

I think it was me and war saying how this would actually happen because he was going into his first off season fully healthy and able to work on his game and not work on his body.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 07:49 PM
we are on pace for like 40 turnovers this game... How many times do we need for this to be the case before we actually learn?

warfelg
11-04-2018, 07:52 PM
Simmons playing in the mid-post is something that needs to happen more often.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 07:53 PM
Simmons playing in the mid-post is something that needs to happen more often.

i love it if embiid is off the floor... i hate him in the post and embiid outside the arc.. it never works.

warfelg
11-04-2018, 07:55 PM
i love it if embiid is off the floor... i hate him in the post and embiid outside the arc.. it never works.

That's when they need to learn to high-low it. If they can do that and have Robert Shamdick run the 3 man zipper screen, it's going to be open shots all day. I really want to see Simmons/Dario as a small ball 5 with RoCo Shamet Reddick on the court with them. Like the lineup we are facing right now is perfect for it.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 08:03 PM
yo forreal i am getting sick of bens ****ing turnovers.... He has embiid under the basket for an easy bucket against a smaller defender and throws it 40 feet over his head... that was a lazy pass... he is better than that

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 08:20 PM
embiid is a monster.... but the sixers always have this issue.... 17 turnovers at half.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 08:42 PM
we getting baked by dlo lol.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 08:45 PM
brett brown doesnt adjust at half... other teams do... that shows the last 4 games he really really needs to start adjusting

FlashBolt
11-04-2018, 08:45 PM
Ben's game doesn't make sense to me. How much more can he improve as a rebounder or passer? His game seems the same. Next level would be to upgrade his shot and play elite defense. The rebounding/passing will always be there.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 08:47 PM
Ben's game doesn't make sense to me. How much more can he improve as a rebounder or passer? His game seems the same. Next level would be to upgrade his shot and play elite defense. The rebounding/passing will always be there.

elite defense?? you mean how he was an elite defender last year and so far this year? Next level would basically be top tier in all of basketball.

http://www.espn.com/nba/statistics/rpm/_/year/2018/sort/DRPM/position/1

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 08:47 PM
we stand no chance down 10 plus with amir johnson on the floor... he is so ****ing small its disgusting.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 08:48 PM
now we have JJ taking 2 point shots standing on the 3 point line... genius basketball man

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 08:53 PM
26-8 run xD... there is 0 adjustments... no going inside to embiid but basically we are literally just chucking it out for deep 2s or 3s with no defense on the other end... this is genius basketball man.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 08:54 PM
announcers saying the same thing i just said... they arent even trying to post up with embiid... its literally lets get everyone else involved and its ****ing moronic.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 08:56 PM
this is every ****ing game man... the other team adjusts at half and we blow a big half time lead or go down huge but its always after half and that is on brett brown.

FlashBolt
11-04-2018, 09:02 PM
elite defense?? you mean how he was an elite defender last year and so far this year? Next level would basically be top tier in all of basketball.

http://www.espn.com/nba/statistics/rpm/_/year/2018/sort/DRPM/position/1

that doesn't make him an elite defender. it's also nice to know Embiid is on the paint able to come over for help. When I think of elite perimeter guards, Ben is certainly not on that list.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 09:04 PM
that doesn't make him an elite defender. it's also nice to know Embiid is on the paint able to come over for help. When I think of elite perimeter guards, Ben is certainly not on that list.

nvm. there is no point.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 09:05 PM
yup no need to go inside to embiid... its not like he put up 80 points in 2 games.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 09:06 PM
hey look at that... we go inside to embiid and they cant stop him and he draws a foul... its like magic.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 09:09 PM
honestly its shocking right now... we have embiid and cov on the floor and they are driving and laying it up like they are driving against 5 foot 5 dudes... i cant remember ever seeing so many layups against us

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 09:10 PM
now that was a sweet ****ing out of timeout play call from brown. good ****

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 09:11 PM
yup thats game... we are playing 0 defense.

FlashBolt
11-04-2018, 09:13 PM
nvm. there is no point.

i'm sorry but if you think Russell Westbrook is an elite defender, you clearly don't know what you're talking about. just because every stat is measured doesn't mean it's valid. Not everything can be solved through quantitative measures. But you wouldn't know that since all you do is Google "highest DRPM" and then say, "yup, here are the list of best defenders."

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 09:13 PM
lol we arent even trying to defend... like we are playing 5 feet off of their 3 point shooters and praying they miss. Jesus christ we must be tired or something because the one thing we normally can rely on is defense.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 09:15 PM
i'm sorry but if you think Russell Westbrook is an elite defender, you clearly don't know what you're talking about. just because every stat is measured doesn't mean it's valid. Not everything can be solved through quantitative measures. But you wouldn't know that since all you do is Google "highest DRPM" and then say, "yup, here are the list of best defenders."

you gauge players from the eye test and only watch 3 players... I wonder who here uses the dumber method? a statistical output that gauges everyone equally over an entire season or someone that picks his 3 favorite players and watches all their games and screams eyetest then admits to not watching the other guy at all... Seems legit.

FlashBolt
11-04-2018, 09:20 PM
you gauge players from the eye test and only watch 3 players... I wonder who here uses the dumber method? a statistical output that gauges everyone equally over an entire season or someone that picks his 3 favorite players and watches all their games and screams eyetest then admits to not watching the other guy at all... Seems legit.

so you watch every game? Lmao, I don't lie and pretend I do like you just so I can pretend to myself that I know what I'm talking about. ben's greatest defensive trait is being versatile. He's not an elite defender, yet. If you truly think Ben is on the category of Embiid, Gobert, Anthony Davis, Draymond, Kawhi, etc., as an elite defender, really, you have ZERO clue what you're talking about. Also, I never said I only watch three players. again, you have trouble reading and writing. Maybe you can take those 95,000 posts and trade it in for a decent english course. there's a your reputation here is one of being a biased Philly fan and I've never been one to be biased with OKC. Funny how that works, huh? quit thinking every little thing someone says is a negative and maybe you won't be so upset. Or you can type 95,000 posts of pure garbage and continue embarrassing yourself

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 09:26 PM
so you watch every game? Lmao, I don't lie and pretend I do like you just so I can pretend to myself that I know what I'm talking about. ben's greatest defensive trait is being versatile. He's not an elite defender, yet. If you truly think Ben is on the category of Embiid, Gobert, Anthony Davis, Draymond, Kawhi, etc., as an elite defender, really, you have ZERO clue what you're talking about. Also, I never said I only watch three players. again, you have trouble reading and writing. Maybe you can take those 95,000 posts and trade it in for a decent english course. there's a your reputation here is one of being a biased Philly fan and I've never been one to be biased with OKC. Funny how that works, huh? quit thinking every little thing someone says is a negative and maybe you won't be so upset. Or you can type 95,000 posts of pure garbage and continue embarrassing yourself

when did i ever say he was on that level? I said for him to be elite next level would be that level because hes already a damn good defender.. and no i am not an idiot that uses the eye test because its not possible to watch every game and every player and then say x is better than Y .... The data follows every game and is by far the best way of evaluating players.

FlashBolt
11-04-2018, 09:27 PM
when did i ever say he was on that level? I said for him to be elite next level would be that level because hes already a damn good defender.. and no i am not an idiot that uses the eye test because its not possible to watch every game and every player and then say x is better than Y .... The data follows every game and is by far the best way of evaluating players.

you said he was an elite defender. Elite defenders are the best defenders in the game. What are we talking about here?

FlashBolt
11-04-2018, 09:32 PM
when did i ever say he was on that level? I said for him to be elite next level would be that level because hes already a damn good defender.. and no i am not an idiot that uses the eye test because its not possible to watch every game and every player and then say x is better than Y .... The data follows every game and is by far the best way of evaluating players.

the data doesn't account for a lot of factors. Like how Russ averages 10 rebounds per game but watching the games, you'll see his teammates basically box out so Russ can grab the rebounds himself. Context matters. I don't see Ben as an elite defender but a very good one. His defense is also derived from his ability to switch and guard various positions. It's also very convenient and nice to have a guy like Embiid who can anchor the paint and clean up any mess. Stats don't tell you any of that.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 09:33 PM
you said he was an elite defender. Elite defenders are the best defenders in the game. What are we talking about here?

ben and lonzo were elite defenders at their position last year but neither are on the AD/Gobert/Embiid/Green/KL level... elite to me isnt best in basketball... That is what i meant about simmons... he is a very good defender but to reach the next level just isnt ideal... its a place where the best of the best are in my opinion. Both ball and simmons could also get worse defensively compared to their first year... they were really really good defenders last year

ewing
11-04-2018, 09:34 PM
Dvr-ed the Knicks Wizards game. Youíd think with this match up the refs would want to go home. Nope. Very tightly called game in the first half


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FlashBolt
11-04-2018, 09:34 PM
ben and lonzo were elite defenders at their position last year but neither are on the AD/Gobert/Embiid/Green/KL level... elite to me isnt best in basketball... That is what i meant about simmons... he is a very good defender but to reach the next level just isnt ideal... its a place where the best of the best are in my opinion. Both ball and simmons could also get worse defensively compared to their first year... they were really really good defenders last year

"elite defense?? you mean how he was an elite defender last year and so far this year? Next level would basically be top tier in all of basketball. "

Post 35, your own words. you said he was an elite defender. I'm not even sure what level there is above elite. Super elite? Like when people say elite players, I tend to think they're talking about the best of the best: curry, LeBron, KD, Kawhi, AD.

WaDe03
11-04-2018, 09:46 PM
embiid has taken that next step... he no longer turns it over a ton and has worked on his post game... he has no weaknesses... he is the most talented player in basketball.

I think it was me and war saying how this would actually happen because he was going into his first off season fully healthy and able to work on his game and not work on his body.

Simmer down he had 5 turnovers. Youíre the hot take king brother! Covington with a top 25 game per usual.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 09:48 PM
"elite defense?? you mean how he was an elite defender last year and so far this year? Next level would basically be top tier in all of basketball. "

Post 35, your own words. you said he was an elite defender. I'm not even sure what level there is above elite. Super elite? Like when people say elite players, I tend to think they're talking about the best of the best: curry, LeBron, KD, Kawhi, AD.

na because people call kyrie etc elite players as well... i am not a fan of the term elite.... Butler is known as an elite player and that really isnt fair to the embiids/giannis who are elite but not the best in the world like the durants/ad/KL... i guess it just depends on what the person goes by really... simmons was a very good defender.. He was like top 7 at PG.

Lol I should probably be ignored right now. I have all my attention in the packers thread and packers game.

Saddletramp
11-04-2018, 09:49 PM
What the heck is happening tonight? Is it a full moon? My picks are getting decimated (although, I doubt many picked some of these winners). Meh, I guess Iím only talking about one game and the rest were toss ups. I guess.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 10:16 PM
What the heck is happening tonight? Is it a full moon? My picks are getting decimated (although, I doubt many picked some of these winners). Meh, I guess Iím only talking about one game and the rest were toss ups. I guess.

yup my *** hurts from the ****ing i took today on picks.

zn23
11-04-2018, 10:51 PM
Kawhi sitting out on the first half of a back-to-back.

Raps role players need to keep this up.

zn23
11-04-2018, 10:58 PM
Lakers are getting annihilated right now. Ibaka is killing them.

zn23
11-04-2018, 11:00 PM
Raps have a tendency of blowing leads. Especially if they fall in love with the 3.

If they just keep the ball moving like this they can pull this one out.

bucketss
11-04-2018, 11:01 PM
bruh ibaka owning the lakers 18 in the 1st so far.

Cal827
11-04-2018, 11:01 PM
I mean, there's a pretty solid chance that LA will catch up, but Toronto is up 25 at this point. Without Kawhi.... :laugh2: :laugh2: :laugh2: :laugh2: :laugh2:

Ibaka looking like KG out there right now.... WHERE THE **** WAS THIS IN LAST YEARS PLAYOFFS?!

Also, love it when 2 of what I though were virtual locks lose tonight :laugh2:

WaDe03
11-04-2018, 11:01 PM
Lakers better than the Celtics tho......lol

Lakers + Giants
11-04-2018, 11:03 PM
:(

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 11:09 PM
this might be one of the worst *** kickings i can ever remember seeing lol... like wtf.

Cal827
11-04-2018, 11:09 PM
Ibaka watched Rose get 50 this week and said hold my beer... and where's Robin Lopez so I can slap him again

zn23
11-04-2018, 11:10 PM
Take CJ Miles bum *** out of the game.

Every time he comes in the other team goes on a run.

WaDe03
11-04-2018, 11:10 PM
Ingram sucks. The next Wiggins

bucketss
11-04-2018, 11:11 PM
lakers 17
ibaka 20

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 11:13 PM
Ingram sucks. The next Wiggins

he is really suffering with lebron... ball has been going down hill the past 4 games as well.

WaDe03
11-04-2018, 11:14 PM
1059251354080870400

Omg lol

WaDe03
11-04-2018, 11:14 PM
he is really suffering with lebron... ball has been going down hill the past 4 games as well.

I tried to tell you guys brother, especially G1

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 11:19 PM
i legit cant remember ever seeing someone down 30 after the first lol. I am shocked

Scoots
11-04-2018, 11:19 PM
So, I says to myself I says, "Hey, the Lakers are on! I'll go watch! Darn It's the end of the first quarter already. WTF??"

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 11:20 PM
I tried to tell you guys brother, especially G1

they are making ingram a spot up shooter with lebron... that isnt going to work.

More-Than-Most
11-04-2018, 11:21 PM
its still early and they are down 26... there is plenty of time for lebron to bring them back. Just get it to 15 at half.

zn23
11-04-2018, 11:21 PM
As long as CJ Miles is in the game, the Lakers have a chance...

WaDe03
11-04-2018, 11:26 PM
they are making ingram a spot up shooter with lebron... that isnt going to work.

Thatís always what happens though. Wade and Kyrie are the only 2 players that didnít happen to. This was definitely expected.

zn23
11-04-2018, 11:41 PM
Lowry really ended that quarter off badly. Two bad shots, two bad turnovers and then a missed layup.

Lakers cut it to 22.

The only way they can feel safe about this is if they go up 30.

Giannis94
11-04-2018, 11:47 PM
lol mtm and crew

Scoots
11-04-2018, 11:47 PM
Lakers came back!

FlashBolt
11-05-2018, 12:06 AM
Lakers are so bad defensively they are making Ibaka look unstoppable.

zn23
11-05-2018, 12:13 AM
Lol those last 2 3s by LeBron were such flukes.

FlashBolt
11-05-2018, 12:15 AM
lmao they were playing higher or lower with a fan and this dude really said lower when the jersey number was zero

tredigs
11-05-2018, 12:19 AM
Signing in to say my God is Lebron a *****.

His whining and the calls he gets. Pathetic. Unbelievable.

ewing
11-05-2018, 12:23 AM
Holy crap DJ Augustine is the starting pg on the Magic. What year is it?


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FlashBolt
11-05-2018, 12:25 AM
lebron can't get to the rim at all these days. first sign of decline. can't beat defenders to the rim or finish below it.

ewing
11-05-2018, 12:28 AM
1059251354080870400

Omg lol

It not how many you make, the % you shoot, or if the defense respects you at all, its how many you take


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WaDe03
11-05-2018, 12:30 AM
It not how many you make, the % you shoot, or if the defense respects you at all, its how many you take


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Hahaha good point brother!

FlashBolt
11-05-2018, 12:32 AM
lakers can't come back making two's. If this were the Cavs, they were capable of making 3 threes within a minute and have the lead cut in half.

zn23
11-05-2018, 12:41 AM
CJ Miles can't play in this league anymore yet he's getting playing time on the Raps...

Nurse overplayed this bad lineup and the Lakers cut it down to 14.

tredigs
11-05-2018, 12:47 AM
Like Walton correctly recognizing that the Lakers bench is their only chance and is flat out benching Lebron amid their comeback. Amazing. He will be fired soon, but man I love it.

More-Than-Most
11-05-2018, 12:50 AM
welp it doesnt look as bad but the raptors have played most of their **** players in the 4th lol.... so the score will at least be respectable and the young kids got to pad some stats.

what a **** day for me... sixers get spanked... lakers dont show up and the packers get spanked.

More-Than-Most
11-05-2018, 12:51 AM
Like Walton correctly recognizing that the Lakers bench is their only chance and is flat out benching Lebron amid their comeback. Amazing. He will be fired soon, but man I love it.

well to be fair the raptors havent even cared in the 4th lol... this is embarrassing.

More-Than-Most
11-05-2018, 12:52 AM
at home with the best player in the world.... and you give up 42 in the first. I am at a loss for words.

tredigs
11-05-2018, 01:02 AM
at home with the best player in the world.... and you give up 42 in the first. I am at a loss for words.

He's not the best. Time flies quick.

And Walton correctly benched his *** in their attempt at a comeback.

aman_13
11-05-2018, 01:11 AM
The Raptors bench is still a work in progress. Siakam was the engine of that bench and now he's starting. It would help if CJ starts knocking down threes at some point. Shooting 29% from three this season.

The best number for me out of this game was the 32 assists and it wasn't based on the 3 ball.

tredigs
11-05-2018, 01:18 AM
Can't wait to see the fallout of Walton benching Lebron for the better options.

aman_13
11-05-2018, 01:30 AM
I thought they were conceding the game.

Saddletramp
11-05-2018, 01:32 AM
I thought they were conceding the game.

Shhhh.....let Tre have his fun.

Saddletramp
11-05-2018, 01:33 AM
3-4. Gross.

zn23
11-05-2018, 01:49 AM
The Raptors bench is still a work in progress. Siakam was the engine of that bench and now he's starting. It would help if CJ starts knocking down threes at some point. Shooting 29% from three this season.

The best number for me out of this game was the 32 assists and it wasn't based on the 3 ball.

I don't think CJ can play anymore. His only worth to the team was 3pt shooting and he can't even seem to do that.

tredigs
11-05-2018, 01:53 AM
Shhhh.....let Tre have his fun.
Because conceding a game at home against a team sitting their star makes sense :laugh:

A team who will be struggling mightily to make the playoffs at that.

Explain yourself?

tredigs
11-05-2018, 02:13 AM
Bron now a negative 31 on the court for the year btw. Killing it. Or them.

aman_13
11-05-2018, 02:20 AM
I don't think CJ can play anymore. His only worth to the team was 3pt shooting and he can't even seem to do that.He should show some progression though. Can't expect him to continue to shoot 29%.



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More-Than-Most
11-05-2018, 03:04 AM
Bron now a negative 31 on the court for the year btw. Killing it. Or them.

2nd to only ball... i read it the other day on the season ball is the leader at like -51 or something like that.

More-Than-Most
11-05-2018, 03:06 AM
i said give it time and i do think it fixes itself but i am not sure there is fixing that defense.. ingram and ball really cant play with lebron... they are turning my dude ingram into a spot up shooter... how the **** can they do that and honestly its killing him because he looks disinterested on defense.

-Kobe24-TJ19-
11-05-2018, 04:07 AM
Fire Walton!

Saddletramp
11-05-2018, 05:32 AM
Because conceding a game at home against a team sitting their star makes sense :laugh:

A team who will be struggling mightily to make the playoffs at that.

Explain yourself?

You like to troll Lebron. There. I explained myself. Have some more fun.

More-Than-Most
11-05-2018, 06:32 AM
You like to troll Lebron. There. I explained myself. Have some more fun.

He does... He def does..... But I just rewatched a good bit of the first half and lebron isnt even trying to defend and its a trickle down effect right now on everyone else because guys like ingram are phoning the defense in which they werent doing last year... Lebron is amazing but this lakers team would probably have a better record right now without him because they would focus on defense like they did last year esp towards the end... He isnt even trying to defend and guys like ingram arent either... Ingram was defending last year as was Kuzma and hart... None of them are... Guys are literally just running right by them often for layups and then you have guys downing 3s with people 5 plus feet away who arent even getting a hand up... early season lebron is treating this like its the east and this was my biggest fear... You cant treat this like the east because the west is deeper and if they dont get their act together they will miss the playoffs pretty easily and it all right now starts with the defensive end... I do agree with flash where lebron is missing layups but i dont think its decline... I hope its not decline... I think he is just more focused on letting the team find itself and hes not amped up like normal but his defensive output is some of the worst defense i have seen from any star player.

More-Than-Most
11-05-2018, 07:09 AM
i am legit not gonna post tomorrow... agreeing with tre makes me feel so ****ing dirty all over lol

Saddletramp
11-05-2018, 07:13 AM
He does... He def does..... But I just rewatched a good bit of the first half and lebron isnt even trying to defend and its a trickle down effect right now on everyone else because guys like ingram are phoning the defense in which they werent doing last year... Lebron is amazing but this lakers team would probably have a better record right now without him because they would focus on defense like they did last year esp towards the end... He isnt even trying to defend and guys like ingram arent either... Ingram was defending last year as was Kuzma and hart... None of them are... Guys are literally just running right by them often for layups and then you have guys downing 3s with people 5 plus feet away who arent even getting a hand up... early season lebron is treating this like its the east and this was my biggest fear... You cant treat this like the east because the west is deeper and if they dont get their act together they will miss the playoffs pretty easily and it all right now starts with the defensive end... I do agree with flash where lebron is missing layups but i dont think its decline... I hope its not decline... I think he is just more focused on letting the team find itself and hes not amped up like normal but his defensive output is some of the worst defense i have seen from any star player.

Heís sleep walking through the long season again. He might get away with that with vets who can turn it on when needed to but these youngins already have losing in their NBA veins. If heís not careful, when itís time to charge(!!!!!) heíll be going it alone because those lackadaisical traits are hard to shake. The Warriors do it too at times....the main difference is they have trophy gold coursing through their veins.



Also, Lebron did what he set out to do with the titles and winning one for Cleveland. Heís transitioning without totally turning his back on the game. But yeah, itís hard to watch a GOAT level guy not play at a GOAT level.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
11-05-2018, 07:41 AM
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11-05-2018, 07:54 AM
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11-05-2018, 07:55 AM
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11-05-2018, 07:57 AM
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11-05-2018, 07:58 AM
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tp13baby
11-05-2018, 08:53 AM
i said give it time and i do think it fixes itself but i am not sure there is fixing that defense.. ingram and ball really cant play with lebron... they are turning my dude ingram into a spot up shooter... how the **** can they do that and honestly its killing him because he looks disinterested on defense.

You and Lakers fans are the only ones who see an all pro in the dude. He has been average with or without LeBron.

tp13baby
11-05-2018, 08:56 AM
Heís sleep walking through the long season again. He might get away with that with vets who can turn it on when needed to but these youngins already have losing in their NBA veins. If heís not careful, when itís time to charge(!!!!!) heíll be going it alone because those lackadaisical traits are hard to shake. The Warriors do it too at times....the main difference is they have trophy gold coursing through their veins.



Also, Lebron did what he set out to do with the titles and winning one for Cleveland. Heís transitioning without totally turning his back on the game. But yeah, itís hard to watch a GOAT level guy not play at a GOAT level.

I donít really think he is just coasting. He doesnít get help around him. He needs more help playing in the west. All 15 teams in the west would at worst compete for a playoff spot out east. The Lakers just arenít that great of a team tbh. Everyone hyped them up. I still think the make the playoffs somehow.

TheDish87
11-05-2018, 09:53 AM
only Laker fans hyped them up. Any level headed fan could see that team wasnt going to be very good and isnt likely to finish in the top 5 out west. horrible roster construction and a superstar who doesnt really care anymore isnt a good mix.

Rivera
11-05-2018, 10:20 AM
Results for the Night:


Tre 4-3
KDSpur 4-3
Bucketss 4-3
Cal827 3-4
L+G 3-4
Saddletramp 3-4
MtM 3-4
Warfleg 3-4
Buckalis 2-5
Silent 2-5
TG11 2-5
Wade03 2-5




Results for the Week:

MtM: 34-14
L+G: 37-16
KDSpur: 36-17
ewing: 30-16
Stebo: 30-16
Riv: 32-14
bucketss: 34-19
saddletramp: 34-19
Cal 827: 33-20
Buckalis: 28-17
Wade: 28-17
Tre: 22-14
TG11: 18-16
yallreadyknow: 6-2
silent: 6-9
Warfleg 3-4



My personal season results: 54-30

buckalis
11-05-2018, 10:49 AM
1059206387396501505

Common for a Buck's fan life... don't know about the rest of fans though...

pebloemer
11-05-2018, 10:57 AM
I don't think CJ can play anymore. His only worth to the team was 3pt shooting and he can't even seem to do that.

He has definitely struggled. His minutes will be the casualty of the Leonard/Green additions. With Anunoby and Wright both back and productive now, I'm not sure how CJ can hold onto his minutes. He can fight with Powell as the 10th man on the roster for whatever limited time he can get, but it will be tough as Powell is younger, owed 40 million over the next 3 years and gives a lot more defensively.

WaDe03
11-05-2018, 11:04 AM
I donít understand why some people are surprised LeBron isnít playing defense and that the Lakers suck. Confusing as hell to me how some didnít see this coming.

Cal827
11-05-2018, 11:08 AM
Results for the Night:


Tre 4-3
KDSpur 4-3
Bucketss 4-3
Cal827 3-4
L+G 3-4
Saddletramp 3-4
MtM 3-4
Warfleg 3-4
Buckalis 2-5
Silent 2-5
TG11 2-5
Wade03 2-5




Results for the Week:

MtM: 34-14
L+G: 37-16
KDSpur: 36-17
ewing: 30-16
Stebo: 30-16
Riv: 32-14
bucketss: 34-19
saddletramp: 34-19
Cal 827: 33-20
Buckalis: 28-17
Wade: 28-17
Tre: 22-14
TG11: 18-16
yallreadyknow: 6-2
silent: 6-9
Warfleg 3-4



My personal season results: 54-30

:laugh2: Damn Raptors go messing with my record

tredigs
11-05-2018, 11:08 AM
i am legit not gonna post tomorrow... agreeing with tre makes me feel so ****ing dirty all over lol

Congratulations, you actually understood something for a change ; )

@these Giannis highlights, I am so glad this guy is in the league and not even 25 yet. That smash on Koufos was insanity. He needs a highlight like that on Embiid. I need that to be a rivalry.

buckalis
11-05-2018, 11:47 AM
Congratulations, you actually understood something for a change ; )

@these Giannis highlights, I am so glad this guy is in the league and not even 25 yet. That smash on Koufos was insanity. He needs a highlight like that on Embiid. I need that to be a rivalry.
He won't risk one on Embiid... Giannis is the kind of mature player that knows and respects who top oponents are and is working hard, so that his team wins and confidence is kept high...

He is not a fool as to attempt the same against an opponent that he respects and tries to beat his game... he knows better than that...

It's part of what makes him a winner and a leader beyond any other NBA player, next to his unique ever ability to play all positions at top level.

Giannis is not arrogant, nor selfish as to attempt a challenge that may cost to the team, even if he is in a position where the chances favor him...
He will attempt only what is 100% sure to work and avoid what has 95% chances to work, because the 5% less chances may cost to the team a win.

WaDe03
11-05-2018, 11:58 AM
He won't risk one on Embiid... Giannis is the kind of mature player that knows and respects who top oponents are and is working hard, so that his team wins and confidence is kept high...

He is not a fool as to attempt the same against an opponent that he respects and tries to beat his game... he knows better than that...

It's part of what makes him a winner and a leader beyond any other NBA player, next to his unique ever ability to play all positions at top level.

Giannis is not arrogant, nor selfish as to attempt a challenge that may cost to the team, even if he is in a position where the chances favor him...
He will attempt only what is 100% sure to work and avoid what has 95% chances to work, because the 5% less chances may cost to the team a win.

Lmfao!

buckalis
11-05-2018, 12:03 PM
Lmfao!
Right, lm -F- ao is the right thing to say, because your "a" always needs an "F"...
EDIT: And you love it!

WaDe03
11-05-2018, 12:07 PM
Right, lm -F- ao is the right thing to say, because your "a" always needs an "F"...

Great post brother, keep it up!!!

tredigs
11-05-2018, 12:08 PM
He won't risk one on Embiid... Giannis is the kind of mature player that knows and respects who top oponents are and is working hard, so that his team wins and confidence is kept high...

He is not a fool as to attempt the same against an opponent that he respects and tries to beat his game... he knows better than that...

It's part of what makes him a winner and a leader beyond any other NBA player, next to his unique ever ability to play all positions at top level.

Giannis is not arrogant, nor selfish as to attempt a challenge that may cost to the team, even if he is in a position where the chances favor him...
He will attempt only what is 100% sure to work and avoid what has 95% chances to work, because the 5% less chances may cost to the team a win.

Hahaha. This is all I could see when reading this sally-girl prose.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlwUFA5Sric

Scoots
11-05-2018, 12:11 PM
People here who just said the Lakers were not a lock to make the playoffs were attacked. The Media fell for it too for the most part.

The Lakers could make the playoffs, but they need improved leadership and they need to play hard, you know, like they haven't proven anything yet.

kdspurman
11-05-2018, 12:11 PM
Week 2 standings posted... I'll have tonights thread up shortly

https://forums.prosportsdaily.com/showthread.php?940619-2018-NBA-Weekly-Predictions-Results

tredigs
11-05-2018, 12:14 PM
Alright Monday's games...

Pistons over Heat
Pacers over Rockets
Magic over Cavs
Knicks over Bulls
Thunder over Pels
Nuggets over Celtics
Raptors over Jazz
Warriors over Grizz
Clippers over Wolves

A lot of tight games tonight.

FlashBolt
11-05-2018, 03:08 PM
People here who just said the Lakers were not a lock to make the playoffs were attacked. The Media fell for it too for the most part.

The Lakers could make the playoffs, but they need improved leadership and they need to play hard, you know, like they haven't proven anything yet.

lebron's defensive mishaps causes this team to switch too much. defense and shooting are their biggest problems. Still lots of time to correct that defense but the shooting doesn't and won't magically start falling. I don't see anyone on this Lakers team as a consistent shooter. Hart had a good stretch but he's not a marksman the way Korver, Klay, J.J. Red, and others can be. Its actually hurt LeBron's game because the other team isn't even trying to defend the three at times.

WaDe03
11-05-2018, 03:17 PM
lebron's defensive mishaps causes this team to switch too much. defense and shooting are their biggest problems. Still lots of time to correct that defense but the shooting doesn't and won't magically start falling. I don't see anyone on this Lakers team as a consistent shooter. Hart had a good stretch but he's not a marksman the way Korver, Klay, J.J. Red, and others can be. Its actually hurt LeBron's game because the other team isn't even trying to defend the three at times.

LeBron isnít going to play defense though so doesnít that mean the defense isnít fixable?

Wrigheyes4MVP
11-05-2018, 04:54 PM
He won't risk one on Embiid... Giannis is the kind of mature player that knows and respects who top oponents are and is working hard, so that his team wins and confidence is kept high...

He is not a fool as to attempt the same against an opponent that he respects and tries to beat his game... he knows better than that...

It's part of what makes him a winner and a leader beyond any other NBA player, next to his unique ever ability to play all positions at top level.

Giannis is not arrogant, nor selfish as to attempt a challenge that may cost to the team, even if he is in a position where the chances favor him...
He will attempt only what is 100% sure to work and avoid what has 95% chances to work, because the 5% less chances may cost to the team a win.

His shooting percentage should be 100% then

FlashBolt
11-05-2018, 05:29 PM
His shooting percentage should be 100% then

lmao this is hilarious