Game Day: Suns (27-7) @ Celtics (16-19), Fri 12/31/21

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Payne-

+30 against Oklahoma City
-27 against Boston
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Smith over the last three games -

81 Min (27.0), 15/26 FG (.577), 13/15 FT (.867), 32 Reb (10.7), 0 Ast (0.0), 3 Blk (1.0), 45 Pts (15.0)
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The Bobster wrote:
Fri Dec 31, 2021 4:28 pm
Payne-

+30 against Oklahoma City
-27 against Boston
I look at plus/minus stats in context of who else was on the floor.
And the Suns as a team were stone cold.
Payne is erratic, to be sure, but Paul and Booker couldn't toss the ball in the ocean and Bridges was MIA in the first half.
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The Bobster wrote:
Fri Dec 31, 2021 4:35 pm
Smith over the last three games -

81 Min (27.0), 15/26 FG (.577), 13/15 FT (.867), 32 Reb (10.7), 0 Ast (0.0), 3 Blk (1.0), 45 Pts (15.0)
Stix is making the most of his "audition" period. Active on both ends of the floor.
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LazarusLong wrote:
Fri Dec 31, 2021 4:38 pm
The Bobster wrote:
Fri Dec 31, 2021 4:35 pm
Smith over the last three games -

81 Min (27.0), 15/26 FG (.577), 13/15 FT (.867), 32 Reb (10.7), 0 Ast (0.0), 3 Blk (1.0), 45 Pts (15.0)
Stix is making the most of his "audition" period. Active on both ends of the floor.
Hopefully he can build some confidence and carry it over to playing forward. If not, the best plan is to move hi for a PF.

I think Stix can be a contributor somewhere, he's just stuck in a logjam here if he has to play center.
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LazarusLong wrote:
Fri Dec 31, 2021 12:37 pm
At least they haven't rolled over and quit. Playing better in third quarter.
Cam Johnson continues to prove his worth.
Yep. I was just glad to see that they never quit. Gave it their best shot to the end.
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That was a beat down.

Booker 7-26 ouch!

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They fought back and made it close, at least. And outside of our starting guards, lots of other guys on the team seemed to play pretty well. I like seeing this version of Stix; he has real talent and is showing it during this stretch.

I really want it to work out with Landry Shamet. But he's been pretty awful. How long until I can declare him a failure? Does he get until the All-Star break?

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Mori Chu wrote:
Fri Dec 31, 2021 6:38 pm
They fought back and made it close, at least. And outside of our starting guards, lots of other guys on the team seemed to play pretty well. I like seeing this version of Stix; he has real talent and is showing it during this stretch.

I really want it to work out with Landry Shamet. But he's been pretty awful. How long until I can declare him a failure? Does he get until the All-Star break?
I thought Bridges was in auto pilot much of the game, too....
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Wow
Book signing out on 2021 with one of those games that just frustrates me. It's never the misses, it's the I'm Off but will force some, I felt I got fouled so then I'm gonna make a dumb foul and then continue to bicker about the play possessions later.
Then his head is slowly but surely out of the game and he starts being careless with the ball

Sigh
Anyways, one to flush away and leave in '21
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