Around the League: Week 20 3/9-3/15

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Around the League: Week 20 3/9-3/15

Post by carey » Mon Mar 09, 2020 4:36 pm

Nationally televised games this week

Monday: Milwaukee @ Denver 9:00 PM EST NBATv
Tuesday: Dallas @ San Antonio 8:00 PM EST TNT, L.A. Clippers @ Golden State 10:30 PM EST TNT
Wednesday: Denver @ Dallas 8:00 PM EST ESPN, New Orleans @ Sacramento 10:30 PM EST ESPN
Thursday: Boston @ Milwaukee 8:00 PM EST TNT, Houston @ L.A. Lakers 10:30 PM EST TNT
Friday: Washington @ Boston 7:30 7:30 PM EST ESPN, Brooklyn @ L.A. Clippers 10:30 PM EST ESPN
Saturday: Golden State @ Milwaukee 8:30 PM EST ABC
Sunday: Houston @ Portland 3:30 PM EST ABC, Denver @ L.A. Lakers 9:00 PM EST ESPN

NBA News

The high-stakes race for the West's No. 8 seed -- https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/288 ... -no-8-seed

DeAndre Jordan disputes reports about Kenny Atkinson's exit -- https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/288 ... inson-exit

Patrick Beverley credits Lakers but says guarding LeBron 'not hard at all' -- https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/288 ... t-hard-all

NBA Could Have Between 7-13 Head Coaching Changes In Offseason -- https://basketball.realgm.com/wiretap/2 ... -Offseason
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Post by Superbone » Mon Mar 09, 2020 5:20 pm

Patrick Beverley credits Lakers but says guarding LeBron 'not hard at all'
Come on, dude!
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Post by SunsRIt » Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:21 pm

Superbone wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 5:20 pm
Patrick Beverley credits Lakers but says guarding LeBron 'not hard at all'
Come on, dude!
Like we needed more confirmation Beverly is an idiot.

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Post by Flagrant Fowl » Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:49 pm

Guarding LeBron isn't hard. I could do it.

Stopping him is the hard part.
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Post by Superbone » Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:19 pm

Flagrant Fowl wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:49 pm
Guarding LeBron isn't hard. I could do it.

Stopping him is the hard part.
;) I’m sure that’s what he meant.
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Post by In2ition » Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:58 am

I :lol: and :lol: at this one.
"30 wins would be an extremely disappointing season" yeah, I said it and I mean it.

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Post by Indy » Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:52 pm

I wonder how far Draymond could take a team if he were the best player... oh I guess we saw that this year.

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Post by Cap » Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:38 pm

Indy wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:52 pm
I wonder how far Draymond could take a team if he were the best player... oh I guess we saw that this year.
About as far as Booker and Ayton took us last year.
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Post by ShelC » Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:10 pm

Barkley isn't wrong. Put Dray on Orlando or Charlotte and see how effective he is or how many people want to hear what he has to say. And then Dray throws the "Talk to me when you got rings" comeback at Chuck like he's Shaq. FOH.

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Post by Cap » Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:54 pm

ShelC wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:10 pm
Barkley isn't wrong. Put Dray on Orlando or Charlotte and see how effective he is or how many people want to hear what he has to say. And then Dray throws the "Talk to me when you got rings" comeback at Chuck like he's Shaq. FOH.
I think it’s fair to say that if Chuck had ever been on a team on which he was the fourth best player, he’d have rings.
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Post by In2ition » Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:58 pm

Cap wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:54 pm
ShelC wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:10 pm
Barkley isn't wrong. Put Dray on Orlando or Charlotte and see how effective he is or how many people want to hear what he has to say. And then Dray throws the "Talk to me when you got rings" comeback at Chuck like he's Shaq. FOH.
I think it’s fair to say that if Chuck had ever been on a team on which he was the fourth best player, he’d have rings.
Agreed. He does have a Gold medal and even on that Dream Team, he was considered the 2nd best player, iirc.
"30 wins would be an extremely disappointing season" yeah, I said it and I mean it.

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Post by Cap » Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:08 pm

In2ition wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:58 pm
Cap wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:54 pm
ShelC wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:10 pm
Barkley isn't wrong. Put Dray on Orlando or Charlotte and see how effective he is or how many people want to hear what he has to say. And then Dray throws the "Talk to me when you got rings" comeback at Chuck like he's Shaq. FOH.
I think it’s fair to say that if Chuck had ever been on a team on which he was the fourth best player, he’d have rings.
Agreed. He does have a Gold medal and even on that Dream Team, he was considered the 2nd best player, iirc.
That team had an average victory margin over 50. When Dray pulls that off, he gets to talk to Chuck.
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Post by In2ition » Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:09 pm

Cap wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:08 pm
In2ition wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:58 pm
Cap wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:54 pm
ShelC wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:10 pm
Barkley isn't wrong. Put Dray on Orlando or Charlotte and see how effective he is or how many people want to hear what he has to say. And then Dray throws the "Talk to me when you got rings" comeback at Chuck like he's Shaq. FOH.
I think it’s fair to say that if Chuck had ever been on a team on which he was the fourth best player, he’d have rings.
Agreed. He does have a Gold medal and even on that Dream Team, he was considered the 2nd best player, iirc.
That team had an average victory margin over 50. When Dray pulls that off, he gets to talk to Chuck.
:o :D :lol:
"30 wins would be an extremely disappointing season" yeah, I said it and I mean it.

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Post by Shabazz » Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:26 pm

Draymond has taken a big step back in the last few years, but at his peak he was severely underrated.

Still not close to the caliber of player Barkley was, though. The Ringzz conversation is dumb.

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Post by Superbone » Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:59 pm

In2ition wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:58 pm
Cap wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:54 pm
ShelC wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:10 pm
Barkley isn't wrong. Put Dray on Orlando or Charlotte and see how effective he is or how many people want to hear what he has to say. And then Dray throws the "Talk to me when you got rings" comeback at Chuck like he's Shaq. FOH.
I think it’s fair to say that if Chuck had ever been on a team on which he was the fourth best player, he’d have rings.
Agreed. He does have a Gold medal and even on that Dream Team, he was considered the 2nd best player, iirc.
He was arguably the best. He was MVP of the league that NBA Season.
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Post by Cap » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:18 pm

Superbone wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:59 pm
In2ition wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:58 pm
Cap wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:54 pm
ShelC wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:10 pm
Barkley isn't wrong. Put Dray on Orlando or Charlotte and see how effective he is or how many people want to hear what he has to say. And then Dray throws the "Talk to me when you got rings" comeback at Chuck like he's Shaq. FOH.
I think it’s fair to say that if Chuck had ever been on a team on which he was the fourth best player, he’d have rings.
Agreed. He does have a Gold medal and even on that Dream Team, he was considered the 2nd best player, iirc.
He was arguably the best. He was MVP of the league that NBA Season.
Led the team in scoring (18.0) and fg% (.711). Second in scoring was Jordan (14.9 on .451). Second in fg% was Malone (13.0 on .645).

Remarkably for a guy who shot .711, he was also 3rd on the team in 3pm (behind Mullin and Bird). Also 3rd in rebounding (Ewing, Malone).

And 1st on the team in elbowing skinny Angolans.

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Post by Superbone » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:45 pm

Of course, NOW he'll get it.
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Post by Cap » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:54 pm

Superbone wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:45 pm
Of course, NOW he'll get it.
Taylor Jenkins must be a genius.
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Post by Split T » Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:10 pm

Superbone wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:45 pm
Of course, NOW he'll get it.
I’m not sure he’s there yet. He always showed flashes with us. We’re just not watching to see all the bad stuff he’s doing. His shooting percentages still aren’t great. He’s at 42/30/68. He was like 41/32/66 with us last year. He’s traded in his long 2’s for 3’s and even at that low percentage, it’s bumped his TS% up because he was so poor on 2’s. The off court stuff is always going to be the big thing with him.
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