Around the League: Week 10 (12/20 - 12/26)

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Nationally Televised Games
Tuesday, Dec. 21
Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat, 7:30 p.m. on TNT
Phoenix Suns vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 10:00 p.m. on TNT

Christmas schedule
Saturday, Dec. 25
Atlanta Hawks vs. New York Knicks, 12:00 p.m. on ESPN
Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks, 2:30 p.m. on ABC
Golden State Warriors vs. Phoenix Suns, 5:00 p.m. on ABC
Brooklyn Nets vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 8:00 p.m. on ABC and ESPN
Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz, 10:30 p.m. on ESPN

League News
NBA, NBPA agree to allow teams short-handed by COVID-19 to sign replacement players, memo says
https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/329 ... -memo-says

NBA postpones 5 upcoming games due to Health and Safety Protocols
https://www.nba.com/news/nba-postpones- ... -protocols

With COVID-19 outbreak impacting players and games, how can league move forward?
https://www.nba.com/watch/video/the-lea ... -protocols

NBA Power Rankings, Week 10: Where every team stands ahead of Christmas Day matchups
https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/page/p ... y-matchups
1. Phoenix Suns
2021-22 record: 24-5
Previous ranking: 1

Suns leading scorer Devin Booker made his return to the court on Sunday night after missing seven games with a hamstring injury. Phoenix put up a balanced effort without Booker, but one player in particular who stepped up his play was reserve forward Cameron Johnson. In 30.3 minutes per night in the seven contests, Johnson averaged 14.6 points and was Phoenix's second-leading scorer in that stretch. -- Lopez

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Did they change the time of our Christmas game with GS? I thought it was a late game, now I’ll have to miss it because I’ll be at work. I’ll have to record it and watch later
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Random post

But seriously, there was no call ??
What the youngsters really practising....

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Split T wrote:
Mon Dec 20, 2021 6:34 am
Did they change the time of our Christmas game with GS? I thought it was a late game, now I’ll have to miss it because I’ll be at work. I’ll have to record it and watch later
And that was Eastern time.
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bajanguy008 wrote:
Mon Dec 20, 2021 8:59 am
Random post

But seriously, there was no call ??
What the youngsters really practising....
Is that James Harden's kid? ;)
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Kinda surprised Chriss hasn’t been on a team. He played pretty solid for the Warriors in 19-20
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Split T wrote:
Mon Dec 20, 2021 10:55 am
Kinda surprised Chriss hasn’t been on a team. He played pretty solid for the Warriors in 19-20
It probably has a lot to do with his maturity level and behind the scenes stuff.
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Superbone wrote:
Mon Dec 20, 2021 10:58 am
Split T wrote:
Mon Dec 20, 2021 10:55 am
Kinda surprised Chriss hasn’t been on a team. He played pretty solid for the Warriors in 19-20
It probably has a lot to do with his maturity level and behind the scenes stuff.
I don’t know, it seems like he put that stuff behind him. He had a pretty significant injury last year I think. Probably just related to that.
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Obviously the next step here is that the Suns need to sign Dragan Bender to a contract.

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Split T wrote:
Mon Dec 20, 2021 11:04 am
Superbone wrote:
Mon Dec 20, 2021 10:58 am
Split T wrote:
Mon Dec 20, 2021 10:55 am
Kinda surprised Chriss hasn’t been on a team. He played pretty solid for the Warriors in 19-20
It probably has a lot to do with his maturity level and behind the scenes stuff.
I don’t know, it seems like he put that stuff behind him. He had a pretty significant injury last year I think. Probably just related to that.
I don't think either of us know, to be honest.
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Mori Chu wrote:
Mon Dec 20, 2021 12:39 pm
Obviously the next step here is that the Suns need to sign Dragan Bender to a contract.
Man, I am so glad the Bender/Chriss/Jackson years are behind us.
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Superbone wrote:
Mon Dec 20, 2021 1:09 pm
Split T wrote:
Mon Dec 20, 2021 11:04 am
Superbone wrote:
Mon Dec 20, 2021 10:58 am
Split T wrote:
Mon Dec 20, 2021 10:55 am
Kinda surprised Chriss hasn’t been on a team. He played pretty solid for the Warriors in 19-20
It probably has a lot to do with his maturity level and behind the scenes stuff.
I don’t know, it seems like he put that stuff behind him. He had a pretty significant injury last year I think. Probably just related to that.
I don't think either of us know, to be honest.
Yes that is true
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If he really did fix the shot, he's worth a look:

Main: Schroder, DFS, Powell, Olynyk, EG, Tate, Ju. Holiday, Craig, Hart, Kenrich, Muscala, Nance, Roco, KBD, Thad
Tier 2: TLC, Juancho, T. Brown Jr, Kleber, Nnaji, Lyles, Ibaka, Knox, Roby, Bagley
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Hey, 'Bazz. I'm not familiar with Womp Womp. Any relation to Bol Bol? Do you think we have a shot at him?
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Superbone wrote:
Mon Dec 20, 2021 5:16 pm
Hey, 'Bazz. I'm not familiar with Womp Womp. Any relation to Bol Bol? Do you think we have a shot at him?
Probably time to update my sig.
Main: Schroder, DFS, Powell, Olynyk, EG, Tate, Ju. Holiday, Craig, Hart, Kenrich, Muscala, Nance, Roco, KBD, Thad
Tier 2: TLC, Juancho, T. Brown Jr, Kleber, Nnaji, Lyles, Ibaka, Knox, Roby, Bagley
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And here I thought I was Jonesing for the next game.
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So Grizz are a .500 team, then Ja gets hurt and Memphis goes 8-2 with him out. He comes back and they proceed to lose to the Thunder. I think it’s just flukey, but I don’t watch any Grizz games. Is there any reason Grizz would play better without Ja?

Just checked and he has a -14.8 on/off net rating this year, yikes. He was positive last year though. Also defense has been the issue. Memphis is awful defensively with him on and elite with him off.
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Lies, dammed lies and statistics? I mean who trades Ja for nothing because they’re apparently better off without him?

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3rdside wrote:
Mon Dec 20, 2021 10:37 pm
Lies, dammed lies and statistics? I mean who trades Ja for nothing because they’re apparently better off without him?
Not what I’m saying at all
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