Game Day: Suns (29-39) vs Pacers (42-26), Thu 8/6/20

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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-39) vs Pacers (42-26), Thu 8/6/20

Post by Wally_West » Fri Aug 07, 2020 7:42 am

Oatmeal wrote:
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Actually got this quote from the Pacers broadcast :o
"He's having quite the Campaign for next season" :)
If he reverts to previous levels of suckage, can we call him Sham Payne?
What if he helps us to a title one Day? Can we call him Champ Payne?

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Post by Mori Chu » Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:31 am

If we win the title, we'll all toast with Cham Payne.

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Post by specialsauce » Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:45 am

What a game. Thought it was over when Book foolishly got his fifth foul (what was he thinking??), but Payne and Saric kept us going. Payne has been incredible, I doubt he keeps up this shooting but he’s been everything we need for that bench squad.

Then the starters with Book leading the way closed it out. Great win.

The only player I feel has contributed nothing to this run is Kaminsky. He truly is a waste of a roster spot

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Post by Indy » Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:50 am

jonh wrote:
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It sure is a lot more fun when they don’t suck.
Forget this “Time to Rise” crap, this should be the slogan for next season.
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What a game. Thought it was over when Book foolishly got his fifth foul (what was he thinking??), but Payne and Saric kept us going. Payne has been incredible, I doubt he keeps up this shooting but he’s been everything we need for that bench squad.

Then the starters with Book leading the way closed it out. Great win.

The only player I feel has contributed nothing to this run is Kaminsky. He truly is a waste of a roster spot
Glad you finally recognized what Oubre brings to this team.

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Post by Mori Chu » Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:52 am

The only player I feel has contributed nothing to this run is Kaminsky. He truly is a waste of a roster spot
Agreed. I want to see the guy play well, and he did have one decent game (not the last one, but the one before, I think?). But overall his play has been really brutal. Every shot he puts up, I expect it to clang off the rim. And his defense has been poor. I don't think he's earning himself any chance to return to the team next year.

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Indy wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:51 am
specialsauce wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:45 am
What a game. Thought it was over when Book foolishly got his fifth foul (what was he thinking??), but Payne and Saric kept us going. Payne has been incredible, I doubt he keeps up this shooting but he’s been everything we need for that bench squad.

Then the starters with Book leading the way closed it out. Great win.

The only player I feel has contributed nothing to this run is Kaminsky. He truly is a waste of a roster spot
Glad you finally recognized what Oubre brings to this team.
He has helped this team more in the last 4 games than he did all year.
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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-39) vs Pacers (42-26), Thu 8/6/20

Post by specialsauce » Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:58 am

Mori Chu wrote:
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The only player I feel has contributed nothing to this run is Kaminsky. He truly is a waste of a roster spot
Agreed. I want to see the guy play well, and he did have one decent game (not the last one, but the one before, I think?). But overall his play has been really brutal. Every shot he puts up, I expect it to clang off the rim. And his defense has been poor. I don't think he's earning himself any chance to return to the team next year.
He’s just way too lumbering on D. He doesn’t deter shots in the paint, he can’t cover the perimeter, and for a stretch big guy he can’t shoot. I see no NBA level skill there, and from someone who wanted him on draft night as the next Dirk, man he sucks. Those games in college against UofA were a total mirage

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Post by Nodack » Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:44 am

I predict Kaminsky has a big game soon.

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Post by ShelC » Fri Aug 07, 2020 10:00 am

I've been hoping for the same, at least a breakout offensive game where he hits like two 3s and it feels like 5.

I think he's probably more skilled in the post/mid post area against smaller players but he rarely gets that opportunity.

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Post by Split T » Fri Aug 07, 2020 10:05 am

I think he may have played his last game or will soon. Oubre seems to be getting closer. If he and/or Baynes come back, we won’t see Kaminsky.
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Post by bajanguy008 » Fri Aug 07, 2020 10:43 am

specialsauce wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:45 am
What a game. Thought it was over when Book foolishly got his fifth foul (what was he thinking??), but Payne and Saric kept us going. Payne has been incredible, I doubt he keeps up this shooting but he’s been everything we need for that bench squad.

Then the starters with Book leading the way closed it out. Great win.

The only player I feel has contributed nothing to this run is Kaminsky. He truly is a waste of a roster spot
Did you see your guy Popeye is one of Pacers assistants ? :)
I saw him in one of the huddles during the 4th quarter
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Post by jonh » Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:18 am

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I think he may have played his last game or will soon. Oubre seems to be getting closer. If he and/or Baynes come back, we won’t see Kaminsky.
Im still anxious about making any changes to the team roster at this point, with the team doing so well together, especially for Oubre, who has such a strong personality both on and off the court.

At the same time, Frank has been terrible, and Im sure having a fresh set of legs would be helpful during this stretch.
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Post by specialsauce » Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:31 am

bajanguy008 wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 10:43 am
specialsauce wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:45 am
What a game. Thought it was over when Book foolishly got his fifth foul (what was he thinking??), but Payne and Saric kept us going. Payne has been incredible, I doubt he keeps up this shooting but he’s been everything we need for that bench squad.

Then the starters with Book leading the way closed it out. Great win.

The only player I feel has contributed nothing to this run is Kaminsky. He truly is a waste of a roster spot
Did you see your guy Popeye is one of Pacers assistants ? :)
I saw him in one of the huddles during the 4th quarter
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Post by In2ition » Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:32 am

specialsauce wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:58 am
Mori Chu wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:52 am
The only player I feel has contributed nothing to this run is Kaminsky. He truly is a waste of a roster spot
Agreed. I want to see the guy play well, and he did have one decent game (not the last one, but the one before, I think?). But overall his play has been really brutal. Every shot he puts up, I expect it to clang off the rim. And his defense has been poor. I don't think he's earning himself any chance to return to the team next year.
He’s just way too lumbering on D. He doesn’t deter shots in the paint, he can’t cover the perimeter, and for a stretch big guy he can’t shoot. I see no NBA level skill there, and from someone who wanted him on draft night as the next Dirk, man he sucks. Those games in college against UofA were a total mirage

The funny thing is that he is miraculously leading the Suns in NetRtg in the bubble.
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Post by specialsauce » Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:33 am

jonh wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:18 am
Split T wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 10:05 am
I think he may have played his last game or will soon. Oubre seems to be getting closer. If he and/or Baynes come back, we won’t see Kaminsky.
Im still anxious about making any changes to the team roster at this point, with the team doing so well together, especially for Oubre, who has such a strong personality both on and off the court.

At the same time, Frank has been terrible, and Im sure having a fresh set of legs would be helpful during this stretch.
Oubres not the type to come in and try and blend. He will try and take over a second unit that’s been playing well together. You’d hate to see it folks.

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Post by Shabazz » Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:51 am

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Here's postgame - I like what Monty says about the guy's doing what they need to to "get back to full"

He said they're taking tomorrow (today) off, which means that Oubre and Baynes are probably both out for the Miami game.

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Post by Split T » Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:19 pm

specialsauce wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:33 am
jonh wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:18 am
Split T wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 10:05 am
I think he may have played his last game or will soon. Oubre seems to be getting closer. If he and/or Baynes come back, we won’t see Kaminsky.
Im still anxious about making any changes to the team roster at this point, with the team doing so well together, especially for Oubre, who has such a strong personality both on and off the court.

At the same time, Frank has been terrible, and Im sure having a fresh set of legs would be helpful during this stretch.
Oubres not the type to come in and try and blend. He will try and take over a second unit that’s been playing well together. You’d hate to see it folks.
@jonh I understand the anxiety about messing with the lineup. However, I think we have a great opportunity to just slowly introduce Oubre. We don’t need to change the starting lineup. Just simply give Kaminsky and maybe Carter’s minutes to Kelly.

@sauce I know you hate him and are going to find any reason to bash on him, but are you actually suggesting we’re better off with Kaminsky than Kelly?
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Post by bajanguy008 » Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:54 pm

Why are you asking rhetorical questions Split

Kelly is a net negative :twisted:
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Post by bajanguy008 » Fri Aug 07, 2020 1:02 pm

I didn't know what Monty said at the time but I just liked the fact how quickly Book acknowledged him and quit complaining
He had just dish to Ayton for the dunk to make Pacers call timeout and could see he was itching to hit a couple daggers. He still came and hit the big 3 next possession to go up 13 lol

We talk about each guy's individual play alot but credit to Monty , they really bought into his message(s)

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