Game Day: Nets (4-4) @ Suns (5-3), Sun 11/10/19

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Game Day: Nets (4-4) @ Suns (5-3), Sun 11/10/19

Post by Superbone » Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:23 pm

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Kyrie Irving and company are flying into town to battle our Phoenix Suns. Irving has been on a tear so we're going to need to see some concentrated defense in this one. Suns need to make up for their last stinker.

Go Suns!!!

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Post by Mori Chu » Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:09 am

I am enjoying the fact that Kyrie is going all hero-ball but that it isn't leading to wins for the Nets. That's exactly what I thought would happen. I think we can beat this team.

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Re: Game Day: Nets (4-4) @ Suns (5-3), Sun 11/10/19

Post by O_Gardino » Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:56 am

I'm hyped to see how we respond to our loss to the Heat. I expect to see the swarming defense back at 100%.
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Re: Game Day: Nets (4-4) @ Suns (5-3), Sun 11/10/19

Post by Shabazz » Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:28 pm

I’d like to see Monty give Elie a shot at the backup PG role. Carter has no confidence on O and if he’s not hitting his open 3s he’s pretty useless on that side of the ball.

Ty’s coming back soon, so this may be Elie’s last opportunity to get some quality run.

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Post by ShelC » Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:17 pm

Suns looking sharp on both ends to start, Baynes is still stroking it from 3.

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Post by Flagrant Fowl » Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:26 pm

Jarrett Allen has 3 offensive fouls in the first quarter. Atkinson picks up a technical foul and I don't blame him at all.
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Post by Cap » Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:26 pm

I’ve spent years learning what it’s like to be on the other side of games like this, I almost feel guilty for enjoying it.
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Post by EDC » Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:28 pm

I guess this is an acceptable start coming out after losing that last game:P

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Post by Flagrant Fowl » Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:38 pm

Early 20 point lead knocked down to 7 at the end of the first. Kaminsky is really bad. The drop off from Baynes to him is pretty gross.
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Post by ShelC » Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:39 pm

2nd unit let the Nets get off a 10-0 run to end the qtr so the lead has been cut down. We need Rubio, Booker or Oubre out there with the bench guys I think. No consistent offense if guys aren't hitting shots. Also, Carter hasn't seen any minutes as Tyler Johnson is running point.

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Post by The Bobster » Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:39 pm

You need a lot more from your bench when the starters hand them a 20-point lead.

Kaminsky just hasn't been getting it done. Bridges needs to find a way to make an impact of the game.
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Re: Game Day: Nets (4-4) @ Suns (5-3), Sun 11/10/19

Post by Danimal » Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:45 pm

I went to the bathroom and when I came back the lead was basically gone. #fixthebench

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Post by Wally_West » Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:46 pm

Ugh. What is happening??? I really need this win, especially after that Cardinals game. :evil:

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Post by Danimal » Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:47 pm

Would Oubre off the bench help at all?
For me you can’t always run the same offense for your bench as your starters. It’s going to be less talented so I think more set plays for the johnsons May help

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Post by Danimal » Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:54 pm

Some starters back in. Getting some offense now

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Post by Superbone » Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:01 pm

32 points with 4:40 left in the first quarter. Wow!
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Re: Game Day: Nets (4-4) @ Suns (5-3), Sun 11/10/19

Post by Wally_West » Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:03 pm

Danimal wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:47 pm
Would Oubre off the bench help at all?
For me you can’t always run the same offense for your bench as your starters. It’s going to be less talented so I think more set plays for the johnsons May help
It’s an interesting question but Oubre seemed to play his best when starting, but we might not have a choice if the bench keeps giving up leads. It’s not something I would try until Ayton comes back.

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Re: Game Day: Nets (4-4) @ Suns (5-3), Sun 11/10/19

Post by The Bobster » Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:07 pm

1st Half -

Oubre +27
Booker +25
Rubio +25
Saric +20

Harris -34
Irving -31
Prince -21
Allen -21
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Re: Game Day: Nets (4-4) @ Suns (5-3), Sun 11/10/19

Post by Furlanfufi » Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:08 pm

Rubio almost with a double double in the 1st

How long have been that we think "this one should be easy?"

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Re: Game Day: Nets (4-4) @ Suns (5-3), Sun 11/10/19

Post by ShelC » Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:24 pm

Danimal wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:47 pm
Would Oubre off the bench help at all?
For me you can’t always run the same offense for your bench as your starters. It’s going to be less talented so I think more set plays for the johnsons May help
It looked like we were trying that. Monty seems to run a few plays to get Cam some 3s when he first gets in the game. Tyler has been on the ball and started off strong. He's got some dribble drive ability which we need with the reserves. Otherwise, we're just too reliant on jumpers with Bridges, Cam and Frank. We've seen Frank's struggles, he just needs see one go in.

I keep needing to remind myself that we're missing Ayton and would normally have Baynes as our first big off the bench. We're just stretched and asking both guys to do more than usual. Baynes is outperforming in his role, Frank is in a bad shooting slump. We really get into trouble when Baynes has to sit with fouls.

No Jevon Carter. 9 man rotation with Tyler Johnson on the ball.

I felt like during the Nets' run, Monty didn't call TOs. He let the team play thru it a bit longer but they eventually gave up the lead. Usually he's right on it with TOs to kill momentum, but I thought he was letting them play thru.

Would love to see what Sarics defensive #s are. He just always seems to be in the right place getting a steal or a hand on the ball and defends well.

I don't know if it's by design or if we're still trying to find the balance, but there are possessions when we need Book to just take and hit the shot. Too often we overpass for a 3pt attempt when Book has or can get a better shot.

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