Game Day: Grizzlies (30-45) @ Suns (17-59), Sat 3/30/19

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Re: Game Day: Grizzlies (30-45) @ Suns (17-59), Sat 3/30/19

Post by Superbone » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:28 pm

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Booker with 48. 2 more measly points and he would have had a 3rd straight 50-point game.
And he had 42 going into the 4th.
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Post by The Bobster » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:32 pm

Good thing we signed Jimmer instead of a competent big man.
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Post by Split T » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:33 pm

48 points on 29 shots add in 11 assists. Booker has been unreal this week. Can you go winless in a week and win player of the week?
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Post by Split T » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:46 pm

Booker is up to 26.9 ppg...the way things are going, it looks like he’ll almost definitely set the suns single season record for ppg.
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Post by BookTheGoat » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:50 pm

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Going tonight. Hoping for another 50, the W, and a bobble head.

Aaaaand 0/3.

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Post by Split T » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:51 pm



Might be the reason we lost. He was playing well and valunciunas destroyed Bender in the 4th
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Post by The Bobster » Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:10 pm

Worst teams over a four-year period since the NBA/ABA merger (1976) -

2015-19 PHO - 85-237 .264
1986-90 BRK - 86-242 .262
1999-03 CHI - 83-245 .253
1990-94 DAL - 82-246 .250
1991-95 MIN - 75-253 .229
2013-17 PHI - 75-253 .229
1995-99 VAN - 57-240 .192

These are the only teams that averaged 60 losses per 82 games that I could find.
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Post by Marty [Mori Chu] » Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:46 am

What a waste of three great Booker performances in a row.

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Marty [Mori Chu] wrote:
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What a waste of three great Booker performances in a row.
What a waste of 3 great Booker seasons in a row

2016-17 22.1 ppg
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Post by specialsauce » Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:19 am

Book has been special last few. Really turned it up. To hell with people calling it stat chasing, I’m not seeing it. Nonsense.

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Post by Sad Suns Fan » Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:50 pm

Yeah I really don't get the stat chasing thing, was the Utah thing a little silly? Sure, but it's not like Booker is just throwing up terrible shots, he's shooting like 56% from the field, down right nutty.
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Post by Superbone » Sun Mar 31, 2019 2:23 pm

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Yeah I really don't get the stat chasing thing, was the Utah thing a little silly? Sure, but it's not like Booker is just throwing up terrible shots, he's shooting like 56% from the field, down right nutty.
The Utah game was the most efficient 59 point game ever!
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Post by INFORMER » Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:09 pm

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Might be the reason we lost. He was playing well and valunciunas destroyed Bender in the 4th
Valanciunas was 6/8 against Ayton,
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Post by Split T » Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:39 pm

And Valunciunas still manhandled Bender for offensive rebounds/buckets in the 4th. Ultimately the result may have been the same, but Ayton wouldn’t have been pushed around like Bender was.
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Post by In2ition » Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:22 pm

Ayton was starting to figure out JV. It would have made a big difference, imo.
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Post by INFORMER » Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:40 pm

I'm not saying either of you are wrong; just point pointing out Valanciunas made 6/8 against Ayton. On the season, generally every starting center in the league has gotten whatever they wanted against Ayton.
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Post by Split T » Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:03 pm

That’s true. Ayton has improved defensively, but he’s not physical enough. He does ok keeping people off the glass and he moves his feet well. But he lets people get too good of post position. Doesn’t make them uncomfortable in the post. He avoids fouls, probably to a fault. He needs to be more aggressive in the post...offensively and defensively.
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Post by Indy » Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:31 am

Split T wrote:
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:33 pm
48 points on 29 shots add in 11 assists. Booker has been unreal this week. Can you go winless in a week and win player of the week?
No

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Post by In2ition » Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:42 am

Indy wrote:
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:31 am
Split T wrote:
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:33 pm
48 points on 29 shots add in 11 assists. Booker has been unreal this week. Can you go winless in a week and win player of the week?
No
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