Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by Split T » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:54 pm

We could really use some games against Atlanta, Chicago, and cleveland

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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by Xylus » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:55 pm

8 rebounds for the Suns halfway through the 2nd. Clips shooting 66%.

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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by Xylus » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:56 pm

Suns aren’t getting offensive rebounds or playing good transition defense, so basically they aren’t playing hard.

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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by The Bobster » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:57 pm

If you're giving up 70 every game in the first half it's not hard to figure out what the problem is...
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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by Gladiator » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:58 pm

We nearly have as many turnovers (8) as rebounds (9) with 4 minutes to play in the 2nd :shock:

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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by Split T » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:59 pm

You let a team feel good about themselves by getting easy buckets and they’ll keep hitting the tougher ones too. Come out with some energy and our defense will look a lot better.

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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by Gladiator » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:01 pm

Also, how on earth can Ayton have just 1 FG attempt (which he made) closing in on half time???

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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by Xylus » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:05 pm

We need a playmaker in the worst way

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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by JeremyG » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:09 pm

Good news: Ayton is shooting 100% from the field.

Bad news: he has 2 points.

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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by Gladiator » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:09 pm

Clippers have as many offensive rebounds as we do defensive (6 apiece) - so basically it's 50/50 who gets it after they miss a shot. That's pretty indicative of our effort and intensity in the first half.

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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by The Bobster » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:10 pm

Xylus wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:05 pm
We need a playmaker in the worst way
Hey Sarver, how's that "no GM" working out for you?
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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by Danimal » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:10 pm

interested to see if they change the starting 5 for the 2nd half (they wont).

We keep playing into the clips hands by forcing everything through booker. We need to run more stuff off ball for him.
That and we cant shoot or defend.

Can we just force feed Ayton in the 2nd half and see what happens. We are already down 30ish

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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by JeremyG » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:11 pm

The Bobster wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:10 pm
Xylus wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:05 pm
We need a playmaker in the worst way
Hey Sarver, how's that "no GM" working out for you?
Just wait until 2019-20 when he tries out his new “no coach” strategy!

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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by JeremyG » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:13 pm

Danimal wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:10 pm
interested to see if they change the starting 5 for the 2nd half (they wont).

We keep playing into the clips hands by forcing everything through booker. We need to run more stuff off ball for him.
That and we cant shoot or defend.

Can we just force feed Ayton in the 2nd half and see what happens. We are already down 30ish
We could...if we had someone on the roster who was capable of getting a clean pass into him.

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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by Split T » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:18 pm

I think I might start Oubre instead of TJ. Love TJ offensively, but I think we need Oubre defensively in that lineup. He’s also a better rebounder. Let warren come in and be the the go to 6th man.

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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by INFORMER » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:29 pm

I think ultimately TJ is a sixth man, but I'm not sure I would start Oubre over him.
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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by Danimal » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:30 pm

do we ever get a call when we drive?

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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by Split T » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:32 pm

INFORMER wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:29 pm
I think ultimately TJ is a sixth man, but I'm not sure I would start Oubre over him.
We don’t really have anyone to start at the 4, just think Oubre might give us a different look and maybe help keep opposing teams under 40 in the first quarter

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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by The Bobster » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:32 pm

INFORMER wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:29 pm
I think ultimately TJ is a sixth man, but I'm not sure I would start Oubre over him.
We need a real PF.
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Re: Game Day: Clippers (21-16) @ Suns (9-30), Fri 1/4/19

Post by Split T » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:33 pm

Danimal wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:30 pm
do we ever get a call when we drive?
Booker getting frustrated by it...he’s been fouled pretty obviously 2 or 3 times this game on the drive that didn’t get called.

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