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"NBA Playoffs: Week 5 (Conf Finals)"
Sun Jun-20-21 02:13 PM by CyrenYoung

  

          

..the conference finals are upon us. With Game 7 btwn Philly and ATL (the last of the semi-finals matchups) on deck, anything can happen.

We watched as Brooklyn came up short against a determined Milwaukee team trying to prove it has what it takes to contend. Durant & company left it all on the floor. After gambling so much this year, what happens to that roster moving forward?

*Also: Chris Paul (Covid protocol) and Kawhi Leonard (ACL) ruled out for the start of the WCF against the Clippers. How will each team adjust to high stakes without their floor generals?

Let's go!



*skatin' the rings of saturn*


..and miles to go before i sleep...

  

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it will be interesting to see what Blake does this summer & if your boy....
Jun 20th 2021
1
Embiid fined $35K...SMH, why does the NBA hate the 6ers
Jun 20th 2021
2
That fine makes zero sense. No punch was thrown.
Jun 20th 2021
3
Just feels like a Suns-Bucks final is coming
Jun 20th 2021
4
depends on how long CP3 is out
Jun 20th 2021
5
      In our out...Clippers
Jun 20th 2021
6
I honestly think this series was the most impressive KD has been.
Jun 20th 2021
7
Clippers....bombing these dudes.
Jun 20th 2021
8
everybody is on flamethrowers
Jun 20th 2021
9
This is some good ass basketball.
Jun 20th 2021
10
Mann, man.
Jun 20th 2021
11
why didn’t he shoot more?
Jun 20th 2021
13
      I have no idea. He was really quiet this game.
Jun 20th 2021
16
      Defensive assignment...Booker
Jun 20th 2021
17
Devin Booker:
Jun 20th 2021
12
extremely punchable face
Jun 20th 2021
14
      His game ain't punchable
Jun 20th 2021
18
Not bad. Close loss.
Jun 20th 2021
15
This zebra crew gonna fuck up late in this one. I feel it
Jun 20th 2021
19
Cook these clowns Kev!!
Jun 20th 2021
20
Kevy Kev!!
Jun 20th 2021
21
Dwight about to catch that F1
Jun 20th 2021
22
dumb does some dumb stuff on the floor.
Jun 20th 2021
23
Fun game to watch if you aren’t a fan of either team.
Jun 20th 2021
24
This man passed up a point blank dunk
Jun 20th 2021
25
Pathetic. Shook Ones
Jun 20th 2021
31
      Philly fans MAD.
Jun 20th 2021
46
Gonna be hot on that podium, Ben
Jun 20th 2021
26
Lol…them lights gone be sizzling
Jun 20th 2021
27
I love Doc Rivers but these game 7s are not a good look.
Jun 20th 2021
28
agreed...
Jun 20th 2021
39
And it shouldn't have even come down to a Game 7.
Jun 21st 2021
48
League is in good hands.
Jun 20th 2021
29
Kevin Huerter, Maryland Terrapin.
Jun 20th 2021
30
Props. He had a heck of a game.
Jun 21st 2021
96
      That he did.
Jun 22nd 2021
126
So now, it's the Bucks vs. the Hawks.
Jun 20th 2021
32
insightful commentary.
Jun 20th 2021
36
Place your Doc Rivers gif here
Jun 20th 2021
33
Bust the Process!
Jun 20th 2021
34
A process that didn't develop any offensive game
Jun 20th 2021
45
NBA point guards better than Ben Simmons:
Jun 20th 2021
35
If the Bucks let this go more than 5 games, we bullshittin
Jun 20th 2021
37
I’m not so sure about that
Jun 20th 2021
40
^^^
Jun 23rd 2021
204
They playing with 4 players
Jun 20th 2021
38
Remember when they coulda traded him for Harden lmao
Jun 20th 2021
41
Ben is an embarrassment to the game
Jun 20th 2021
42
Yella Mamba carrying the torch and the Suns.
Jun 20th 2021
43
slow down lol
Jun 21st 2021
51
      Nah…. All systems go “Be Legendary”
Jun 21st 2021
67
Embid on the mic crying about refs. Shut your ass up.
Jun 20th 2021
44
He did ball out…
Jun 21st 2021
47
Get rid of Ben and Doc ASAP.
Jun 21st 2021
49
A lotta folks are partying hard off Ben’s collapse.
Jun 21st 2021
50
I mostly agree…
Jun 21st 2021
52
Except we were calling out all of it in the WAS series
Jun 21st 2021
53
There it is.
Jun 21st 2021
54
What does it matter how "gifted" he is...
Jun 21st 2021
55
He doesn’t try to get better . That’s why people fry him.
Jun 21st 2021
56
RE: He doesn’t try to get better . That’s why people fry him.
Jun 21st 2021
57
I always said Simmons was a big Rondo
Jun 21st 2021
59
      I think that’s unfair to Rondo
Jun 21st 2021
64
      The Lakers beat the Celtics in 2010 because Kobe didn't guard Rondo...
Jun 21st 2021
65
           Rondo is not afraid to shoot.
Jun 21st 2021
70
                he was 2 for 6 in the Finals, I like both guys, but people suddenly...
Jun 21st 2021
72
                     lol @ offensive issues
Jun 21st 2021
74
                     people like to give out regular season trophies in the West meanwhile...
Jun 21st 2021
78
                          its 2021, not 2004
Jun 21st 2021
88
                               have you heard of Draymond Green?
Jun 21st 2021
92
                                    Dray is a forward that plays brings the ball up, sometimes.
Jun 21st 2021
99
                                    Draymond handles the ball more than "point guard" Steph
Jun 21st 2021
107
                                    shitty comparison, Draymond scored 32 pts in game 7 of the NBA finals
Jun 21st 2021
101
                     Rondo was like the 4th option in 2010
Jun 21st 2021
81
                          ??
Jun 21st 2021
84
                               Why are you bringing up his runner up in DPOY
Jun 21st 2021
85
                                    so is Simmons a great defender or no?
Jun 21st 2021
86
                                         Of course he is. Is that your deflection?
Jun 21st 2021
91
                                              the point is he's one of the top defenders in the NBA and a ton of...
Jun 21st 2021
93
                                                   And how do you feel about Gobert
Jun 21st 2021
113
                                                        The same
Jun 22nd 2021
117
      And you’ve always been wrong and basic
Jun 21st 2021
87
If he was in my locker room, I’d punch him in the face (c) Shaq
Jun 21st 2021
60
      "....BuT HiS dEfEnSe" lol, they gave up 26 point and 15 point leads
Jun 21st 2021
76
Agreed. I also think Doc grossly misuses Ben.
Jun 21st 2021
61
Sounds good and it’s not lost on the fanbase
Jun 21st 2021
63
      Yeah, I think being misused has taken its toll.
Jun 21st 2021
66
           he sucks cuz he's depressed that Doc isn't using him right? cmon
Jun 21st 2021
90
                The organization definitely deserves a lot of blame for giving him
Jun 21st 2021
104
Who's "partying"?
Jun 21st 2021
62
Never specified OKS. It was a comment in general bc dude is getting
Jun 21st 2021
103
I’m watching his summer league tape
Jun 21st 2021
68
wow that crazy...
Jun 21st 2021
69
Philly is not a place for the mentally weak
Jun 21st 2021
71
damn I hadn't really thought about that...
Jun 21st 2021
73
His rookie year he was 41/58 (70%) shooting FT’s in the playoffs
Jun 21st 2021
115
      Yep still plenty of time for him to get his mind right
Jun 22nd 2021
121
Yahoo sports looking like OKS
Jun 21st 2021
75
I'm not. I'm just mad/disappointed like many are
Jun 22nd 2021
139
Hawks over Sixers before Round 1 ended: one of my better takes.
Jun 21st 2021
58
I can’t believe people in here are making excuses for Ben Simmons.
Jun 21st 2021
77
Rondo and Kidd are prime examples that people can adapt.
Jun 21st 2021
79
Exactly.
Jun 21st 2021
82
Didn't get past that White Republican assed opening statement.
Jun 21st 2021
80
      That’s dumb.
Jun 21st 2021
83
      actually, it fits the narrative
Jun 21st 2021
89
           I already said he's being justifiably fried for his role in this.
Jun 21st 2021
94
                his weakness outweighs his strengths in this day and age
Jun 21st 2021
109
                     When did this become so personal to you?? Lol at the Stromile Swift
Jun 21st 2021
114
                          Oh. He's on some nerd ass hate for the alma mater shit?
Jun 22nd 2021
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                          Lol no it was just a casual flippant observation
Jun 22nd 2021
120
                               You wouldn't worry about such things if you were actually stable
Jun 22nd 2021
123
                                    I don't know anything about you I hardly ever post in GD
Jun 22nd 2021
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                                         I'll take you at your word regarding your intent
Jun 22nd 2021
127
                          When did you get so sensitive?
Jun 22nd 2021
119
                               Ah, so this is about the failed ET experiment in Philly.
Jun 22nd 2021
122
                                    That's part of it, along with "The Process" . The NBA should have sanct...
Jun 22nd 2021
125
                                    damn, I had forgotten that dude was a #2 overall pick
Jun 22nd 2021
128
It pains me to say this but the Ben to the Bulls makes a lot of sense*
Jun 21st 2021
95
you could've stopped typing right here...:
Jun 21st 2021
97
uhh, his value is shit right now. yeah it would kind of be a reach but
Jun 21st 2021
98
      I think you're within the realm of reasonable conjecture
Jun 21st 2021
106
      you also could've stopped tying here...:
Jun 21st 2021
108
It has to be Ben for Zach.
Jun 21st 2021
100
my guy, YOU want to move on from Zach. You and only you.
Jun 21st 2021
102
      No. It is a reality. He is going into the final year of his contract,
Jun 21st 2021
105
      don't waste your keystrokes.
Jun 21st 2021
110
           Just like the Vucevic trade...how is that working out of you?
Jun 21st 2021
111
If it's not for LaVine, I don't know how they do it.
Jun 21st 2021
112
Feels like Kawhi isn't coming back these offs
Jun 22nd 2021
118
CP3 out for game 2? can Book do it again?
Jun 22nd 2021
129
was he tongue kissing a bat? wtf
Jun 22nd 2021
130
      RE: was he tongue kissing a bat? wtf
Jun 22nd 2021
131
      Chris Haynes said CP hasn't experienced any symptoms
Jun 22nd 2021
132
           ^
Jun 23rd 2021
190
NBA narratives sure don’t hold up this offseason
Jun 22nd 2021
133
NBA pundits throw around the term "must win" way too much.
Jun 22nd 2021
134
Fuck! Wanted that Houston pick
Jun 22nd 2021
135
how many picks does OKC need lol
Jun 22nd 2021
138
      Well, when you want to make a package to move up…
Jun 23rd 2021
183
Clips let’s roll!
Jun 22nd 2021
136
This zebra crew is on their best bullshit early
Jun 22nd 2021
137
These mofos are fuckin terrible
Jun 22nd 2021
142
convo in the works about Ayton and Trae moving up on Luka?
Jun 22nd 2021
140
Clippers refuse to go to hole!
Jun 22nd 2021
141
You can't go to extra slow mo replay and make calls like that
Jun 22nd 2021
143
RE: You can't go to extra slow mo replay and make calls like that
Jun 22nd 2021
145
Yep to what JVG said there. In slo no replays
Jun 22nd 2021
144
L M A O. what a L
Jun 22nd 2021
146
That game and especially that finish were fabulous
Jun 22nd 2021
147
bullshit
Jun 22nd 2021
148
PG makes 1 of 2 this isn't even an issue
Jun 22nd 2021
149
Hilarious
Jun 22nd 2021
155
All the years I lve watched basketball I never knew that no goaltend rul...
Jun 22nd 2021
150
And yea in a review situation just send players into a neutral corner
Jun 22nd 2021
153
can't even be mad.
Jun 22nd 2021
151
what a mess of an ending
Jun 22nd 2021
152
Ayton is really really good at the ol game of Hoops
Jun 22nd 2021
154
the Ether campaign the Suns are on right now...
Jun 22nd 2021
159
I wouldn’t disagree
Jun 22nd 2021
160
He turns the shoulder to the hook shot perfectly
Jun 23rd 2021
174
Paul George.......
Jun 22nd 2021
156
Lue got them right where he wants them.
Jun 22nd 2021
157
Apparently, Hardbottoms are not good for shooting FTs...
Jun 22nd 2021
158
The playoffs underscoring that Monty or Nate should’ve won COY.
Jun 22nd 2021
161
Clippers gonna Clip, I better not hear "Yellow Mamba" again tho lol
Jun 22nd 2021
162
SUNS IN 4!
Jun 22nd 2021
163
Lol
Jun 23rd 2021
165
Man, this should have been the Clippers year.
Jun 23rd 2021
164
Yeah, let's see what them Lue adjustments look like at home.
Jun 23rd 2021
166
I mean, shit, the Suns are doing this *without CP3.*
Jun 23rd 2021
167
      They are just likable as hell
Jun 23rd 2021
182
re-watching the highlights so much went wrong for the Clippers...
Jun 23rd 2021
168
I guess the PG slander can resume again?
Jun 23rd 2021
169
yep
Jun 23rd 2021
170
I mean, it's not slander if it's true
Jun 23rd 2021
179
Without his 4q, they aren’t even in a position to win
Jun 23rd 2021
181
Cam Payne is doing whatever he wants out there.
Jun 23rd 2021
171
right CP3 may need to sit out another game lol
Jun 23rd 2021
172
Seriously let the homie rest his legs for the finals. Lol.
Jun 23rd 2021
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      Actually, he really could benefit from rest for that shoulder.
Jun 23rd 2021
175
Hmm, Bulls Organization said he didn’t have NBA ability.
Jun 23rd 2021
176
      Could it possibly be that...
Jun 23rd 2021
178
           THAT Cam Payne was not NBA material at the time
Jun 23rd 2021
184
Yella Mamba looked like he survived a Game of Thrones fight post game
Jun 23rd 2021
177
stop it, FIRST triple double in year 6? NEVER been 2nd team All-Defense....
Jun 23rd 2021
180
      Lol... you mad at Yella Mamba.
Jun 23rd 2021
185
           no, not close...
Jun 23rd 2021
186
                Well... how can anyone refute that compelling argument.
Jun 23rd 2021
187
                     its not an argument, its a fact, Google is your friend.
Jun 23rd 2021
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                          Brilliant…
Jun 23rd 2021
189
I see you Jrue!
Jun 23rd 2021
191
Looks like Trae is gonna have one of those nights
Jun 23rd 2021
192
2020 & 2021 title-runs have both been arduous wars of attrition
Jun 23rd 2021
193
2019 too
Jun 23rd 2021
197
Trae wylin lol
Jun 23rd 2021
194
This is madness.
Jun 23rd 2021
195
Trae is better than my wildest expectation. Already. At 22.
Jun 23rd 2021
196
I hope Trae's and Ayton's development helps people see...
Jun 23rd 2021
198
Both those players already have more playoff success than Luka.
Jun 24th 2021
212
We give him the Steph comparison, to me he's Iverson Prime
Jun 23rd 2021
201
Why does Connaughton get so many minutes?
Jun 23rd 2021
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cause White Donte is hurt
Jun 23rd 2021
200
airballed the clutch three
Jun 24th 2021
219
These Hawks are hella entertaining
Jun 23rd 2021
202
The Bucks are a dumb team. That is all.
Jun 23rd 2021
203
Why did Pat take that final shot, why was Portis
Jun 23rd 2021
206
      Exactly Portis was sizzling all game.
Jun 23rd 2021
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      thats what I said lol...
Jun 23rd 2021
208
The Hawks are hilarious
Jun 23rd 2021
205
I'm happy for Nate
Jun 23rd 2021
209
Reggie was right about one thing tonight: Trae is now a superstar
Jun 23rd 2021
210
Crazy thing about that footage...
Jun 23rd 2021
211
      LOL
Jun 24th 2021
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      right
Jun 24th 2021
221
Hawks vs Suns would be an entertaining ass Finals.
Jun 24th 2021
213
That’s the matchup I’m hoping for
Jun 24th 2021
215
I’m so here for this
Jun 24th 2021
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^^^^
Jun 24th 2021
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yup
Jun 24th 2021
220
Not just that, I think they matchup really well.
Jun 24th 2021
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Trae Young will have a more accomplished career than Luka.
Jun 24th 2021
214
NBA TV market share at all time high.
Jun 24th 2021
222
light-skinned dudes making a comeback
Jun 24th 2021
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      RE: light-skinned dudes making a comeback
Jun 24th 2021
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I would love for the finals to come to ATL
Jun 24th 2021
225
CP3 is rusty.
Jun 24th 2021
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Clipps in trouble. Paul and Booker shots are off and they’re still up
Jun 24th 2021
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Suns offense looks slow with a rusty Paul
Jun 24th 2021
229
No Cam Payne to change pace
Jun 24th 2021
231
Suns walking around. Barking at Refs.
Jun 24th 2021
230
This ain’t Duke Luke, get your ass up.
Jun 24th 2021
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amazing!
Jun 24th 2021
233
Suns absolutely need Payne back
Jun 24th 2021
234
Clippers can throw multiple defenders at Paul and Booker
Jun 24th 2021
235
Pat Bev was in Book's pocket
Jun 24th 2021
236
Yeah he was...
Jun 25th 2021
237
He heard the people slandering him after last series.
Jun 25th 2021
238
Some games make you wonder how anyone stops Giannis.
Jun 25th 2021
239
Trae made him really really angry with that shoulder shimmy.
Jun 25th 2021
240
He is a mini Wilt Chamberlain, especially with his ability
Jun 25th 2021
241
If he could do even 33% from 3 and ~75% from the FT line?
Jun 25th 2021
242
yep. just need to plant a seed of doubt in the defender
Jun 25th 2021
243
he stops himself trying to shoot 3s and all that BS
Jun 26th 2021
245
The real Suns showed up this evening.
Jun 26th 2021
244
I dont know. Chris Paul post-covid makes the offense look worse.
Jun 26th 2021
246
Suns and these dumb immature penalties.
Jun 26th 2021
247
You don't have to let a guy land once he's airborne?
Jun 26th 2021
248
Chris Paul is 5-18.....after going 5-19 last game.
Jun 26th 2021
249
strong take, Chris
Jun 26th 2021
250
Clips stankin from 3
Jun 26th 2021
251
Regge Jackson spent 2 whole possesions crying about a no foul call
Jun 26th 2021
252
Off Bridges
Jun 26th 2021
253
Damn…replay changed my mind
Jun 26th 2021
257
Ayton is big time on the offensive glass.
Jun 26th 2021
254
CP with two ugly misses, either would’ve sealed it. What’s with him?
Jun 26th 2021
255
Chris Paul building a damn brick house. Missing everything.
Jun 26th 2021
256
that was easy. they need to speed this up like the Euro
Jun 26th 2021
258
That last minute of game clock took 30 minutes to watch haha
Jun 26th 2021
268
Slugfest. Terrible officiating.
Jun 26th 2021
259
Playoff P at it again.
Jun 26th 2021
260
Damn, they put the screws to Paul
Jun 26th 2021
261
Cuz, WOOF!
Jun 26th 2021
262
Pandemic P strikes again
Jun 26th 2021
263
Why would Phoenix stop the clock there?
Jun 26th 2021
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Like Yella….if I could be like Yella….Yella Mamba strikes again
Jun 26th 2021
265
Suns won. But Monty is going to lose a lot of respect
Jun 26th 2021
266
No one cares, happens in college all the time
Jun 26th 2021
269
It's not that serious. Good tough W for Phoenix.
Jun 26th 2021
270
Naw man...you don’t play sports like that.
Jun 26th 2021
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lol
Jun 26th 2021
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Hilarious.
Jun 26th 2021
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He’s only losing respect from those who didn’t respect him to begin ...
Jun 26th 2021
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I mean I feel you.
Jun 26th 2021
278
what in the woooooorld lol
Jun 26th 2021
277
A stupid argument that I probably wouldn’t have seen outside of OKS
Jun 26th 2021
279
Apart from career dipshit internet weirdos making excuses for the Clippe...
Jun 27th 2021
280
WPOAT
Jun 27th 2021
281
Did Chris Paul have COVID Covid?
Jun 26th 2021
267
At this point I just hope he’s 100% for the Finals
Jun 26th 2021
271
He just coughed during the postgame interview.
Jun 26th 2021
273
Pat Bev, 34 minutes of scowls and fouls.
Jun 27th 2021
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and flops. Don't forget the flops. The I'm tough yet I flop flops.
Jun 27th 2021
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Right.
Jun 27th 2021
288
Book was 8 for 22 from the field & 0 for 5 from 3 w/ 5 to's and 0 asts.....
Jun 27th 2021
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AND Book fouled out n/m
Jun 27th 2021
286
Oh, we’re in the box score? 25 with a broken nose and a win.
Jun 27th 2021
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      RE: Oh, we’re in the box score? 25 with a broken nose and a win.
Jun 27th 2021
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      He shoots 39 percent from 3
Jun 27th 2021
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He's annoying but he had Booker playing emotional.
Jun 27th 2021
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He's making Book work. P Bev has his hard hat on....thats all LOL
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ThaTruth
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1. "it will be interesting to see what Blake does this summer & if your boy...."
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Church Shoes can keep his magic going

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"Stay out the dark, cause if I catch you when the sun is down..."
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2. "Embiid fined $35K...SMH, why does the NBA hate the 6ers"
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It’s the process, isn’t it...? Has to be

I’m not even going to post a link or swipe

But...describing Collins’ actions as pushing Embiid off of him
Not mentioning the kick
or Trae pushing Embiid from behind...
is so on brand for the bias I’ve seen against my team
Did Migos write the press release?

Just close your eyes to everything else that happened on that play

= Embiid fined for ‘pursuing Collins in an unsportsmanlike manner’

https://i.redd.it/xzdtdcluv4671.jpg

If a picture’s worth a thousand words...that’s worth $35K

WTF!?

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3. "That fine makes zero sense. No punch was thrown."
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He walked down Collins. That was it, and he wasn’t the instigator of the incident.
Collins sparked that situation with a punch. He should have been the one fined.

Hopefully, Embid appeals the fine.

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4. "Just feels like a Suns-Bucks final is coming"
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I’m here for it. Think it’ll be really fun.

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5. "depends on how long CP3 is out"
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6. "In our out...Clippers"
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Their entire staring lineup shoots 40 percent from 3

Bev shoots 39 percent from 3

Kennard


Those dudes can bomb....only team that could keep up with UTAh’s
three point shooting.

And without Kawhi, they play even better.....everybody gets touches.

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7. "I honestly think this series was the most impressive KD has been. "
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Post Achilles, down so many players, and playing that many minutes was just incredible. He was a cheat code for the Warriors, but he was just an absolute killer this whole series. Shame that shot was like half an inch from being a series clincher.

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8. "Clippers....bombing these dudes. "
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agentzero
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9. "everybody is on flamethrowers"
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pretty amazing display of shooting from both teams

To people like US, a record is a piece of history. A moment in time.
Most people don't get it.

  

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10. "This is some good ass basketball."
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11. "Mann, man."
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13. "why didn’t he shoot more?"
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Soldado
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16. "I have no idea. He was really quiet this game."
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17. "Defensive assignment...Booker"
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He is going to be needed more on defense this series. No one else can hang.
Bev and rondo were getting torched....

And you can’t put George on him...need his energy on offense.
Jackson is needed for offense,too...but could be a second defensive
option.

Batum is needed to help guard Ayton and the paint ...

Mann is going to be the main defender to make him work....he will not
stop Booker....but just to make it as tough as possible.


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12. "Devin Booker:"
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https://images.app.goo.gl/YjJ2mnWxkd544afh8

when I threw the rifle in the river,
it looked like Bol Bol was diving in the river - Action Bronson

  

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14. "extremely punchable face"
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18. "His game ain't punchable"
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It's high time to start respecting this squad.

Booker in particular.

  

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15. "Not bad. Close loss."
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Lue needs to make some simple adjustments. Can’t have Rondo
guarding Booker. Throw that out. Mann seems to be the best option,
and then jackson.

And Boogie can’t get into foul trouble. But if Marcus is seriously hurt,
that will be major issue.

Suns needed a Hercules effort from Booker to win, so clips just have to keep
doing what they have been doing....balling.

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19. "This zebra crew gonna fuck up late in this one. I feel it "
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20. "Cook these clowns Kev!!"
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21. "Kevy Kev!!"
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it looked like Bol Bol was diving in the river - Action Bronson

  

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22. "Dwight about to catch that F1"
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when I threw the rifle in the river,
it looked like Bol Bol was diving in the river - Action Bronson

  

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23. "dumb does some dumb stuff on the floor."
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you already hit him in the head, which can happen anytime, but that push was extra and stupid.

Y'all buy those labels, I was born supreme

  

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24. "Fun game to watch if you aren’t a fan of either team. "
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25. "This man passed up a point blank dunk"
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when I threw the rifle in the river,
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31. "Pathetic. Shook Ones"
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46. "Philly fans MAD."
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https://www.reddit.com/r/sixers/comments/o4kzw1/career_over/

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26. "Gonna be hot on that podium, Ben"
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27. "Lol…them lights gone be sizzling "
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when I threw the rifle in the river,
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28. "I love Doc Rivers but these game 7s are not a good look."
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Getting hard to defend his playoff record outside of the 2008-2010 Celtics. And i LOVE Doc

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"The world is before you and you need not take it or leave it as it was when you came in." - James Baldwin

  

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39. "agreed..."
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>Getting hard to defend his playoff record outside of the
>2008-2010 Celtics. And i LOVE Doc

________________________________________
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48. "And it shouldn't have even come down to a Game 7."
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The way they blew at least 2 winnable games before that is on Doc too.

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29. "League is in good hands. "
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Fun to see the young stars shine.

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30. "Kevin Huerter, Maryland Terrapin."
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<---
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96. "Props. He had a heck of a game. "
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126. "That he did."
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I had no clue he was able to create his offense the way he did in that game. I thought he was mainly a catch and shoot player.

"Sean sparks like John Starks, nah, Sean ball like John Wall" - Rest In Power Forever Sean Price.

  

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32. "So now, it's the Bucks vs. the Hawks. "
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Rest In Peace, Bad News Brown

  

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36. "insightful commentary."
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<----- Long Live The King

  

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33. "Place your Doc Rivers gif here"
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34. "Bust the Process!"
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https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSLLJgByPTUnErr794_h7Tn8U6rLaiO4vLqNA&usqp=CAU


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45. "A process that didn't develop any offensive game "
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in your primary ballhandler was not an effective process

  

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35. "NBA point guards better than Ben Simmons:"
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all of them.

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37. "If the Bucks let this go more than 5 games, we bullshittin"
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I feel like the Hawks might steal one in Milwaukee, but then Bucks will take control

  

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40. "I’m not so sure about that "
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>I feel like the Hawks might steal one in Milwaukee, but then
>Bucks will take control

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204. "^^^"
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38. "They playing with 4 players "
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In the half court when Ben is on the court

  

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41. "Remember when they coulda traded him for Harden lmao"
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42. "Ben is an embarrassment to the game"
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<--- Big Baller World Order

  

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43. "Yella Mamba carrying the torch and the Suns. "
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<---https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01DL9AVTQ

  

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51. "slow down lol"
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67. "Nah…. All systems go “Be Legendary”"
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<---https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01DL9AVTQ

  

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44. "Embid on the mic crying about refs. Shut your ass up."
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47. "He did ball out…"
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But he also made the most costly TO of the game, went 0-12 the other game, and really did some blame worthy shit too. This is a bad look for him.

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49. "Get rid of Ben and Doc ASAP."
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Ben is useless on offense and especially useless in big playoff games when you need him most (LOL @ Doc giving him a pass for not being aggressive).

And Doc SMH...Maybe Paul George was right. LOL. You see what the Clips and PG are doing with a legit capable coach though.

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50. "A lotta folks are partying hard off Ben’s collapse. "
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It should be painfully obvious to anyone who’s watched Simmons and the Sixers over the past 3 seasons, that this series was uniquely bad for Ben. It’s not at all reflective of the player he’s primarily been in Philly. His Achilles heel is well documented, but he’s still a highly gifted player who can contribute in many ways and can be an all-star caliber player in the right environment. It should be obvious that he’s struggling mentally. His play will cost him financially and his reputation will take a huge hit.

Some of the hate is just overboard - from both Sixers fans and the outside. By all accounts, he’s seems like a genuinely good guy. He sucks at shooting and has confidence issues. Okay. Hopefully he works through it and comes out on top.

  

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52. "I mostly agree…"
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>It should be painfully obvious to anyone who’s watched
>Simmons and the Sixers over the past 3 seasons, that this
>series was uniquely bad for Ben. It’s not at all reflective
>of the player he’s primarily been in Philly. His Achilles
>heel is well documented, but he’s still a highly gifted
>player who can contribute in many ways and can be an all-star
>caliber player in the right environment. It should be obvious
>that he’s struggling mentally. His play will cost him
>financially and his reputation will take a huge hit.
>
>Some of the hate is just overboard - from both Sixers fans and
>the outside. By all accounts, he’s seems like a genuinely
>good guy. He sucks at shooting and has confidence issues.
>Okay. Hopefully he works through it and comes out on top.

________________________________________
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53. "Except we were calling out all of it in the WAS series"
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He put up a 1pt game vs BOS a couple of years ago
It’s not an issue unique to the ATL matchup
He was deferring with Ish Smith guarding him
He turtles in the offs every year.

The reason folks are so vocal is because every issue that was evident vs ATL, was called out vs WAS
HC told us...you don’t know bball
...’only in Philly’...
Celebrate him
etc

We know 15 assists and 15 rebounds isn’t going to get it done as the competition gets harder in subsequent rounds...when Ben’s only scoring 6 points

I don’t care if he’s Ghandi off the court

He needs to go.

After the epic collapse of game 5
Ben responded with 2 of the worst games of his career
That’s on him and the organization

If he can’t take the valid criticism...he shouldn’t be in the NBA.

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54. "There it is."
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>He put up a 1pt game vs BOS a couple of years ago
>It’s not an issue unique to the ATL matchup
>He was deferring with Ish Smith guarding him
>He turtles in the offs every year.
>
>The reason folks are so vocal is because every issue that was
>evident vs ATL, was called out vs WAS
>HC told us...you don’t know bball
>...’only in Philly’...
>Celebrate him
>etc
>
>We know 15 assists and 15 rebounds isn’t going to get it
>done as the competition gets harder in subsequent
>rounds...when Ben’s only scoring 6 points
>
>I don’t care if he’s Ghandi off the court
>
>He needs to go.
>
>After the epic collapse of game 5
>Ben responded with 2 of the worst games of his career
>That’s on him and the organization
>
>If he can’t take the valid criticism...he shouldn’t be in
>the NBA.

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55. "What does it matter how "gifted" he is..."
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if he flames out in the playoffs year after year and refuses to work to improve his glaring weaknesses?

You have guys busting their ass year in and year out to get better. Ben is just content getting by. I have no idea how anyone could excuse that and act like people are picking on poor ol Ben.

We aren't talking about a role player. He's a max contract guy who people are asking not to be a complete liability when the games actually count.

It's cool that he's an All-star caliber player in the regular season and helps contribute to the good home record Philly typically has the last few years. But that's obviously not enough for a team that has championship aspirations.

It's not "hate" to point out the consequences of his underachievement. Even his coach and his best teammate are alluding to it.

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56. "He doesn’t try to get better . That’s why people fry him. "
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It’s been 5 years now. Enough.


>It should be painfully obvious to anyone who’s watched
>Simmons and the Sixers over the past 3 seasons, that this
>series was uniquely bad for Ben. It’s not at all reflective
>of the player he’s primarily been in Philly. His Achilles
>heel is well documented, but he’s still a highly gifted
>player who can contribute in many ways and can be an all-star
>caliber player in the right environment. It should be obvious
>that he’s struggling mentally. His play will cost him
>financially and his reputation will take a huge hit.
>
>Some of the hate is just overboard - from both Sixers fans and
>the outside. By all accounts, he’s seems like a genuinely
>good guy. He sucks at shooting and has confidence issues.
>Okay. Hopefully he works through it and comes out on top.

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57. "RE: He doesn’t try to get better . That’s why people fry him. "
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When you look around the post GSW NBA, you see all sorts of characters who can now make open shots.

Remember Boston Rondo? Compare that to now Rondo. Dude can and will drain open shots. Deep threes. All of that. Clearly he did something to make this the case. Add me to the people who want to see Ben Simmons do something about his ridiculously bad shooting and self-check/unwillingness to shoot. It’s not like he has a weakness that’s hard to detect. And again…Rondo. This is a horrible time in history to not be willing/able to shoot. He’s gotta fix it and that’s all there is to it.

>It’s been 5 years now. Enough.
>
>
>>It should be painfully obvious to anyone who’s watched
>>Simmons and the Sixers over the past 3 seasons, that this
>>series was uniquely bad for Ben. It’s not at all
>reflective
>>of the player he’s primarily been in Philly. His Achilles
>>heel is well documented, but he’s still a highly gifted
>>player who can contribute in many ways and can be an
>all-star
>>caliber player in the right environment. It should be
>obvious
>>that he’s struggling mentally. His play will cost him
>>financially and his reputation will take a huge hit.
>>
>>Some of the hate is just overboard - from both Sixers fans
>and
>>the outside. By all accounts, he’s seems like a genuinely
>>good guy. He sucks at shooting and has confidence issues.
>>Okay. Hopefully he works through it and comes out on top.
>

  

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59. "I always said Simmons was a big Rondo"
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64. "I think that’s unfair to Rondo"
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65. "The Lakers beat the Celtics in 2010 because Kobe didn't guard Rondo..."
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above the FT line and was able to roam and basically play free safety

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70. "Rondo is not afraid to shoot. "
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You’re right, but Rondo NEVER had the fear Ben had in this series. He was taking those open 3s even in 2010

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72. "he was 2 for 6 in the Finals, I like both guys, but people suddenly..."
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acting like Ben Simmons is trash and not the premier perimeter defender in the league and DPOY runner-up is comical. Yes he has some offensive issues but you can't ignore what he does on the other side of the ball.
He was one of the main reasons Tre was 5 for 23.

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74. "lol @ offensive issues"
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>acting like Ben Simmons is trash and not the premier
>perimeter defender in the league and DPOY runner-up is
>comical. Yes he has some offensive issues but you can't ignore
>what he does on the other side of the ball.



talk about an understatement.


>He was one of the main reasons Tre was 5 for 23.


he's also the reason they lost. not sure if you watched the game, but he passed up a wide-open dunk to tie the game at 88. he doesn't TRY to score in a PLAYOFF game.

he is IRRELEVANT.

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78. "people like to give out regular season trophies in the West meanwhile..."
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the Sixers had the best record in the East, not Brooklyn, not Milwaukee, with Benjamin David Simmons, Defensive Player of the Year runner up as their starting point guard.

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88. "its 2021, not 2004"
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>the Sixers had the best record in the East, not Brooklyn, not
>Milwaukee, with Benjamin David Simmons, Defensive Player of
>the Year runner up as their starting point guard.



you cant hide a players offensive inability en route to a championship like the pistons did with ben wallace...and even with ben wallace and his atrocious free throw shooting, at least he played aggressive and went for putbacks and easy bunnies.




straight from Embids mouth....

“We just got to look at ourselves and see what we can do better individually,” Embiid said. “We gotta help each other, even if that means being outside of your comfort zone as far as to help the team win. Meaning that if you gotta space and shoot it, you gotta do it. We need everybody to buy into that. We’ll be fine. We’re gonna be fine. We’re still finding our groove. We haven’t been totally healthy, the whole starting lineup. Like I said, we’ll be fine.”



dude is BEGGING for a point guard that can step up and knock down big shots when needed. I feel so bad for him

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92. "have you heard of Draymond Green?"
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>you cant hide a players offensive inability en route to a
>championship like the pistons did with ben wallace...and even
>with ben wallace and his atrocious free throw shooting, at
>least he played aggressive and went for putbacks and easy
>bunnies.

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99. "Dray is a forward that plays brings the ball up, sometimes."
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he's not the starting point guard. this league is heavy on guards guards bringing the ball up and shooting at a high percentage. Simmons is unable to shoot, so he sticks out of the pack in a bad way.

he might grow and get better and folks aren't saying he can't. people are wishing he had already.

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107. "Draymond handles the ball more than "point guard" Steph"
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101. "shitty comparison, Draymond scored 32 pts in game 7 of the NBA finals"
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and is FAR more gifted offensively than Ben Wallace ever was



>>you cant hide a players offensive inability en route to a
>>championship like the pistons did with ben wallace...and
>even
>>with ben wallace and his atrocious free throw shooting, at
>>least he played aggressive and went for putbacks and easy
>>bunnies.
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81. "Rondo was like the 4th option in 2010"
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And you poo pood Curry being top 3 in MVP so…

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84. "??"
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>And you poo pood Curry being top 3 in MVP so…

I'm not sure what your argument is here

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85. "Why are you bringing up his runner up in DPOY"
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When you didn’t care that “right today” Curry is top 3 in MVP?

https://board.okayplayer.com/okp.php?az=show_topic&forum=8&topic_id=2738268&mesg_id=2738268&page=#2738412

NOW you care about awards voting as a qualifier?

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86. "so is Simmons a great defender or no?"
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91. "Of course he is. Is that your deflection?"
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93. "the point is he's one of the top defenders in the NBA and a ton of..."
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coaches would kill to have that dude on their team.

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113. "And how do you feel about Gobert"
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117. "The same"
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87. "And you’ve always been wrong and basic"
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60. "If he was in my locker room, I’d punch him in the face (c) Shaq "
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Unfortunately, that might be what it takes.

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76. ""....BuT HiS dEfEnSe" lol, they gave up 26 point and 15 point leads"
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i wish everyone would shut the hell up about his defensive prowess.

if he was that dominant, those leads would have swelled to 30 and 20 points instead of two losses

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61. "Agreed. I also think Doc grossly misuses Ben."
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Not a coincidence that Doc’s arrival resulted in a dip in Ben’s efficiency this year. Everything that resulted in Tobias’s ascent hurt Ben imo. Tobias going off the bounce more, posting up more, shooting 3s off the catch less. He’s been efficient individually, but it’s to the detriment of Ben and thus the Sixers offense as a whole.

The recipe always should’ve been Simmons, three shooters, and Embiid. But Doc just doesn’t want to play Simmons like that. Not to quote Ben Detrick for the second time in two posts, but:

“ There is an inclination to blame Simmons’ dimmed brilliance on contemporized euphemisms about wanting it more—a crisis of “confidence” or a deficiency of “aggressiveness”—but he is not a quixotic riddle. If you clear the lane and give Simmons the ball, he will play like a superstar. Use him as a screener and traditional post player a la Brandon Bass or Big Baby Davis, and he will not. Sixers’ executive Daryl Morey has suggested on several occasions that the team could deploy Simmons as a heliotropic point-center, which hints at why he acquired deadly spot-up shooters like Curry, Green, and George Hill. “There’s a chance to play really unique, uptempo, sort of spacing, shooting lineups ,” Morey said after last November’s draft. For whatever reason, they have not.”

So now, since Doc seemed disinterested in playing this way, there’s really no reason to keep Simmons. They should prob just deal him. Then, when a new team maximizes his unique skill set, the Sixers fans rabid that he’s the fault will realize “oh, maybe we should’ve used him differently.”

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63. "Sounds good and it’s not lost on the fanbase "
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Point C doesn’t work when our franchise player MVP candidate is a true C
Ben absolutely can work as a smallball 5
That opportunity isn’t possible here

IMO, he can work on a team without a traditional starting PG and premier perimeter players
i.e. BOS, LAC, DAL, TOR...

How does any of that explain a career 60%FT shooter becoming a 30%FT shooter with 0 FG attempts in the 4th quarter

Did you see the passed up dunk with 3 mins to play?

That’s not on anyone else and has nothing to do with anything else outside of Ben’s head.

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66. "Yeah, I think being misused has taken its toll."
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It’s unclear if it’s lack of confidence, lack of desire, whatever… but there’s a lack of something. Because Simmons is an *elite* finisher who chose not to finish for reasons unknown there. He’s in his head about something. And I think it’s fair to conclude that a season of being used sub optimally has led to… whatever this is.

So it may just be better to start fresh, unless Doc does some serious off-season tinkering (which he won’t).

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90. "he sucks cuz he's depressed that Doc isn't using him right? cmon"
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Dude refuses to improve his most glaring weakness.


This isn't hard. No need to psycho analyze it and/or blame Doc Rivers.

Doc deserves a lot of blame for the meltdowns...but not for Simmons not working on his game for years.


  

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104. "The organization definitely deserves a lot of blame for giving him"
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a super star contract while enabling his passive approach to shooting and contributing more on offense. Remember when BB promised Ben would take at least one 3point attempt every game?? Lol.

Doc has only been his coach for 1 season so I can’t put much on him, though I don’t think Doc had a good feel for the team outside of Embiid, Tobi, and Curry.

  

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62. "Who's "partying"? "
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He's being taken to task for a rather significant shortcoming for a player of his stature, after a game 7 where he took, what, four shots?

I don't see the party there.

It's not like he's got rings and had a bad series/bad night.

This is a recurring issue. People are taking note.

Nobody is happy- at least not in the national media, that I've seen- about it.

From what I can tell, people are frustrated with him, and/or simply saying, he's underperforming, or isn't the guy we all thought he was, or variants of that.

It's cool to defend him, but to portray the response here as "partying" is wildly off base, IMO.

  

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103. "Never specified OKS. It was a comment in general bc dude is getting "
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fried and will be the butt of a lot of jokes/memes for the foreseeable future. On quick glance, I’d argue that there’s a least one or more posters who definitely seem to enjoy pointing out his shortcomings. Regardless, the point isn’t to stick up for Ben. It’s simply pointing out that he’s not as terrible of a player that many will make him out to be. Yes, his deficiencies are augmented in the playoffs and Yes, he’s not a good fit on the Sixers with the way the team is currently constructed and coached. That’s not at all to absolve Ben from his dismal postseason play. He’s got issues that he has to sort out. I’m not going to pretend that I have any clue as to what they specifically are, but something is definitely off and his confidence has cratered. It’s not like the guy doesn’t practice shooting and doesn’t want to be great at basketball.

  

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68. "I’m watching his summer league tape"
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I know. summer league.

But it’s such a contrast to the guy you see now. Something is clearly wrong mentally

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69. "wow that crazy..."
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>I know. summer league.
>
>But it’s such a contrast to the guy you see now. Something
>is clearly wrong mentally
>
>https://twitter.com/thehoopcentral/status/1406688970298200064?s=21

definitely something mental that should have been addressed a while ago

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71. "Philly is not a place for the mentally weak"
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this is the second player who went to Philly and stopped shooting.

listening to WIP in noise cancelation headphones is a bad idea.

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TBH the fact that you're even a mod here fits squarely within Jag's narrative of OK-sanctioned aggression, bullying, and toxicity. *shrug*

  

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73. "damn I hadn't really thought about that..."
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>this is the second player who went to Philly and stopped
>shooting.

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115. "His rookie year he was 41/58 (70%) shooting FT’s in the playoffs"
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Flash forward 3 years and he was 25/73 (34%). Clearly he’s regressed, but this doesn’t mean it’s his fate. He’s on record saying he’s gotta “clear his mind and get his mental right.” Hopefully he’s able to do that and be open to constructive criticism - wherever he lands. I personally feel he can grow and become a better player in the right environment.

  

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121. "Yep still plenty of time for him to get his mind right "
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I personally enjoying watching what he does defensively as much as anything else he does on the court.

And there’s so much that he does on the court for dudes to be talking this way

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75. "Yahoo sports looking like OKS"
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139. "I'm not. I'm just mad/disappointed like many are"
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Like, the way he played this series. It was just so ... bad.
I dunno what it's gonna take for him to turn it around. It was like watching a worse version of Drummond sometimes

  

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58. "Hawks over Sixers before Round 1 ended: one of my better takes."
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77. "I can’t believe people in here are making excuses for Ben Simmons."
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He is a professional NBA player getting paid millions to play the game of basketball,
and he is 100 percent responsible for what he can and cannot do on the basketball court.

The PG position is possibly the most important position on the court,
because the PG is the main ball handler, and is responsible for directing the
offense on the court. So it is almost impossible for a PG to hide any deficiencies
that he may have. Either the PG improves on what he cannot do, or another
PG is brought in to lead the team and push the offense.

Ben Simmons has a decision to make, either he corrects his shooting incapabilities
to become an all-around player, or he continues to be a liability on the court
regardless of who he plays for.

Rajon Rondo is now a 40pct 3 point shooter. He was a player who shot 20pct from
3, and was a terrible shooter from midrange as well. But over the years he worked
on his shooting so that he could be less of a liability in crunch time situations. No
special strategies were created for him, and he didn’t need to be part of a specific
lineup. He simplify improved his shooting.

Same thing happened with Jason Kidd...He went from horrific to one of the best 3pt
shooters in the league later on in his career.

Simmons has been in the league far too long to be this bad. It’s not cute anymore,
and his inability alone is preventing the sixers from getting to the NBA championship.

It’s all on him.

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79. "Rondo and Kidd are prime examples that people can adapt."
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82. "Exactly. "
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However, I’ll take him. Send Zach to Philly and Chicago takes Ben. Donovan
can fix him, and that gives the Bulls outstanding defense and PG play in the
backcourt.

White can go to the SG position, because he is a scoring guard.

Simmons/White/Williams/Young/Vucevic

And for Philly

Maxey/Lavine/Green/Harris/Embid

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80. "Didn't get past that White Republican assed opening statement. "
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>He is a professional NBA player getting paid millions to play
>the game of basketball,
>and he is 100 percent responsible for what he can and cannot
>do on the basketball court.

#1 is irrelevant.

#2 is just plain stupid, particularly in a team game with a coach who dictates a fair amount of how people are used on a given team.

He's getting deservedly fried for the portion of this that's his fault, but to say that he's "100 percent responsible for what he can and can't do on the basketball court" is dumb as rocks.

There's such a thing as a bad fit, and it's crystal clear that that's a factor here, at least on the offensive end.

But yeah, that horrible opening salvo makes it hard to even read whatever else you wrote.

  

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83. "That’s dumb."
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Then every basketball team in the league is a bad fit. You don’t make any sense.

As a player, especially as a pg, you have to be able to shoot and hit free throws
, because the pg is the main ball handler. It’s equivalent to a QB who
can’t throw down the field, because the QB is the main ball handler.

This is an issue of SKILLSET, not offensive scheme. So it is 100 percent
on him. This is why players work on their game, to improve on what they are
not good at, so they can be complete basketball players.

The greatest players who played the game mastered both sides of the ball.
With your type of thinking, he will never get better as a shooter.

Either he takes full responsibility of his issue and work on his shooting, or
he will continue to be an incomplete player.

Giannis took full responsibility and goes out there and WORKS...he gives a concentrated effort. Ben needs to do the same.


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89. "actually, it fits the narrative"
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per Sixers beat writers and insiders...Elton Brand and the organization have tried numerous times to get him to work with various shooting coach (Herb McGee being the most famous) and this dude refuses to put in the work to IMPROVE his skill set

Imagine what Kobe would have said about Ben Simmons lol


>>He is a professional NBA player getting paid millions to
>play
>>the game of basketball,
>>and he is 100 percent responsible for what he can and cannot
>>do on the basketball court.
>

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94. "I already said he's being justifiably fried for his role in this. "
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But he's a bad fit for his team, and he's not being utilized in a way that plays to his strengths.

That dunk shit was egregious.

And i"m not going to sit here and arrogantly dole out percentage points, but to say an NBA player is 100 percent responsible for what they can or cannot do on a basketball court is flat out ignorant.

Fact is, he's not there yet. Maybe he'll never get there, who knows.

But he plays on a team, with a coach, and there's a gameplan. If he can't shoot and he's a liability on the free throw line, it's up to the coach to make those adjustments.

Doc can't shoot those free throws for him, and Doc can't make him dunk that ball. But Doc can switch up the game plan to play to his strengths.

So even if that 100% comment "fits the narrative", it's still
wrong.

it's not as though i'm saying Ben doesn't have the lions share of the blame here.

  

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109. "his weakness outweighs his strengths in this day and age"
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>But he's a bad fit for his team, and he's not being utilized
>in a way that plays to his strengths.


you CANNOT be a guard in this league and not be able to shoot the ball. Absolutely impossible.

he can find work as a serviceable swing SF who can play lockdown defense and come off the bench but at that price? good luck


He's basically Stromile Swift, w less tenacity . sad. . also another LSU product. No wonder Shaq is so ashamed on TNT

edit, he can still change though. if you watch his HS tape, he was shooting pretty well, (he was teammates with Dangelo Russell)

hes young enough but time is running out, and it has definitely run out in Philadelphia w THAT fanbase

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114. "When did this become so personal to you?? Lol at the Stromile Swift "
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comparison. All comparisons can stop and end with the LSU connection.

  

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116. "Oh. He's on some nerd ass hate for the alma mater shit? "
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Yeah I'll just pass on that and not entertain it at all

  

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120. "Lol no it was just a casual flippant observation "
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>Yeah I'll just pass on that and not entertain it at all


Thank you so much . I was worried I’d be drawn into a long back and forth with your unstable ass

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123. "You wouldn't worry about such things if you were actually stable"
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>I was worried I’d be drawn into a long
>back and forth with your unstable ass

If you were stable, you wouldn't worry about being drawn into a back and forth with anyone.

Because stable people are able to decide where and when to just KIM.

Further, stable people don't tend to take those sorts of cheap shots. But you sure did

Conversely, I kept my shot well within the bounds of the subject at hand- but you immediately took the personal leap.

Your comment says a *lot* more about you and your character than it does about me.

I may entertain you after all, because a guy like you, who says shit like that, will wind up saying all kinds of unstable shit in the course of a long back and forth.

  

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124. "I don't know anything about you I hardly ever post in GD"
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All I know is you're a Lakers fan

But I didn't mean it as a personal slight...I dont think anyone is stable tbh

Have a nice day


>>I was worried I’d be drawn into a long
>>back and forth with your unstable ass
>
>If you were stable, you wouldn't worry about being drawn into
>a back and forth with anyone.
>
>Because stable people are able to decide where and when to
>just KIM.
>
>Further, stable people don't tend to take those sorts of cheap
>shots. But you sure did
>
>Conversely, I kept my shot well within the bounds of the
>subject at hand- but you immediately took the personal leap.
>
>Your comment says a *lot* more about you and your character
>than it does about me.
>
>I may entertain you after all, because a guy like you, who
>says shit like that, will wind up saying all kinds of unstable
>shit in the course of a long back and forth.

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127. "I'll take you at your word regarding your intent"
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FYI, I wasn't offended, because I know how misplaced those sorts of comments are. Were it some specific personal issue, I'd have reacted differently.

And while I made a dick comment and expected a dick comment in return, I'm a firm believer that jabs at people's mental are a no go, and I think calling someone "unstable" fits that bill.

It's also a bad look. FYI, at this point I'm just expounding on the subject, not lambasting you over it. Frankly, I think the subject is worth discussing around here, at least as much as basketball games and players.

All in all, at best, it's just a bad look for the person who says it.

At worst, iif the recipient of the comment is actually unstable, then that's a really low tact for the person who says it, because whatever that instability is, it's likely outside of their control, and is now being exploited, and likely exacerbated.

If they aren't, it's a generic cheap shot and if it's not the lowest hanging fruit there is, it's on the same branch.

Then, of course, we get back to the even playing field: Maybe we just don't be dicks at all, and everyone is the better for it. But sometimes that fair game kick mudslinging looks to good to pass up.

Whatever the case, as I said in the header, i'll take you at your word as far as intent.

  

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119. "When did you get so sensitive? "
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I hate the Sixers and your whole “Process”. That shit was an insult to basketball.

Evan Turner at point guard would be an upgrade for you guys now lmfao

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122. "Ah, so this is about the failed ET experiment in Philly. "
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I remember Bomb and few other Sixers fans clowning him because he wasn’t remotely as good as advertised. Though he never was able to play up to expectations as a #2 overall pick, he seems like a good guy who has a bright future as a coach.

I follow and support the Sixers, but they’re my #2 behind the Spurs (Admiral was my favorite player growing up and I stuck with them). And I never was a fan of the Process. I understood the premise and potential rewards, but thought Hinkie was a bit extra with it. But let’s not pretend that other teams haven’t done the same thing to varying degrees.

If sensitive is calling out hyperbole, I’ll be that.

  

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125. "That's part of it, along with "The Process" . The NBA should have sanct..."
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>If sensitive is calling out hyperbole, I’ll be that.


FIVE years. Zero improvement offensively and actual regression. He can still be "good", just not max contract worthy

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128. "damn, I had forgotten that dude was a #2 overall pick "
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95. "It pains me to say this but the Ben to the Bulls makes a lot of sense*"
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*NOT for Zach. People on the internet are already saying "Ben for Zach" but that's obviously not going to happen. It's not even a conversation.

No idea how the Bulls could get Ben but maybe some combination of Lauri, a top-10 pick (top-3 protected), and whatever else they want on the roster minus Vuc and maybe Coby (Sixers already have decent shoot first guards).

Playmaking and defense are the biggest holes for the Bulls. Those are the (only) two things Ben can do. We need those things.

  

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97. "you could've stopped typing right here...:"
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>No idea how the Bulls could get Ben

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98. "uhh, his value is shit right now. yeah it would kind of be a reach but"
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but it's not like we're talking about a guy who can shoot here. his contract is a potential liability at the moment. the sixers would be idiots if they expect all star value in return.

this is a unique situation. wouldn't be surprised if we see a unique and borderline desperate solution from the sixers.

  

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106. "I think you're within the realm of reasonable conjecture"
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But I do think someone makes a real play for him.

OKC could take a flyer and send Kemba, with little downside for themselves.

I think someone comes to the table with something better than a bag of dicks.

  

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108. "you also could've stopped tying here...:"
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>his contract is a potential liability

he's on a MAX deal, in order for a trade work out the salaries you're sending back, regardless of talent, have to be close to equal under the NBA cap rules.

And I don't think the Sixers are as "desperate" as people make them out to be. Its not like they didn't have the best record in the East with non-shooting Ben starting at point guard.

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100. "It has to be Ben for Zach."
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Zach ain’t re-signing with Bulls. It’s already out on the street, and the trade
tremendously helps both teams. No trade will be better than this. Zach is in the final season of his contract, so he can walk at the end of next season to get a more
lucrative deal as a FA.


The only reason Zach returned to the Bulls is because the Bulls matched what the Kings offered him. He was a restricted agent at the time....He tested the market for a reason.

Let’s get this bullshit over with. Donovan wants to move on from Zach. Its clear as day.
Move White to the 2 and put Ben in at the PG. Bulls have to trade Zach now or he is
going to walk.

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102. "my guy, YOU want to move on from Zach. You and only you."
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>Zach ain’t re-signing with Bulls. It’s already out on the
>street,
>The only reason Zach returned to the Bulls is because the
>Bulls matched what the Kings offered him.
>Let’s get this bullshit over with. Donovan wants to move on
>from Zach. Its clear as day.

All of this stuff you just typed is based on whatever random speculation you found on the internet. Speculation and/or opinion that just happens to justify your anti-Zach stance.

There is no reality where you trade an efficient 27ppg+ scorer who is still improving his all around game (he had a positive defensive RPM this year) for a guy with a Draymond Green ceiling. A ceiling that may or may not be realized.

This shouldn't have to be said, but you don't do this trade unless you can pair Zach's shooting and elite offensive game with Ben's intangibles.

  

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105. "No. It is a reality. He is going into the final year of his contract,"
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and has yet to sign a contract extension. THINK.

As reported, he will turn down all contract extensions to become
a FA to get a huge deal. So if they don’t trade him, HE WILL WALK.

I mean wtf? You don’t read the news?

It’s the Celtic’s Gordon Hayward situation. He turned down extensions and
walked straight to the Hornets for a huge deal.


“reported by A. Sherrod Blakely of Bleacher Report, he’s expected to refute any and all extension attempts this summer, with eyes on becoming an unrestricted free agent in 2022:

That’s why rival executives anticipate the Bulls will try to lock up LaVine with a contract extension (he will make $19.5 million this season and next) but know he’ll likely let his deal lapse, become an unrestricted free agent and sign what will be a more lucrative multiyear max pact.”


Dude, it’s like your fascination with Werner, I told you he was trash....
this is similar Lavine will get traded or he will walk....its a business issue.

This is why Ben for Zach has to happen....or for some other possible top PG before
he walks.

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110. "don't waste your keystrokes."
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111. "Just like the Vucevic trade...how is that working out of you? "
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This upcoming season will be Lavine’s last season as a Bull.He wants to get
paid, and he will get the most money as a FA, which is why he has yet to sign
an extension and he will not sign one.

Not my problem you two don’t realize that, even though has been reported
SEVERAL times.

I will come back and say I told you so....just like the shitty Vucevic trade you guys
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112. "If it's not for LaVine, I don't know how they do it."
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Here are the PG KC said the Bulls could be going after:

Lonzo Ball
Dennis Schröder
Spencer Dinwiddie
Jalen Brunson

Granted, I don't think Johnson isn't as plugged into this new front office like he was with John Paxson and Gar Foreman. So honestly, nobody knows what AK and Marc are going to do.

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118. "Feels like Kawhi isn't coming back these offs"
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Same knee as the quad injury that had him out for a couple of seasons

If past behavior predicts future behavior

He's gone.

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129. "CP3 out for game 2? can Book do it again?"
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https://www.nba.com/news/suns-have-no-update-on-chris-pauls-status-for-game-2

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130. "was he tongue kissing a bat? wtf"
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this seems off. Lebron was out partying and cleared to play.

and the stands are packed so I just can’t understand why dude is still out.

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TBH the fact that you're even a mod here fits squarely within Jag's narrative of OK-sanctioned aggression, bullying, and toxicity. *shrug*

  

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131. "RE: was he tongue kissing a bat? wtf"
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>this seems off. Lebron was out partying and cleared to play.
>
>
>and the stands are packed so I just can’t understand why
>dude is still out.

he tested positive for COVID-19 and apparently is still testing positive. Why is that so hard for people to understand?

Even though you are vaccinated you can still catch and transmit COVID you are just less likely to get sick.

Maybe he shouldn't have climbed in the stands to hug his family after sweeping Denver.

Even tough some folks are having mask burning parties precautions still have to be taken.

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132. "Chris Haynes said CP hasn't experienced any symptoms "
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https://twitter.com/ChrisBHaynes/status/1406818940089769988

The reality is that many vaccinated people may be unknowingly walking around with symptomless covid. That is how this works. Only reason we're seeing positive tests in athletes and entertainers is because they are tested regularly.

This should be obvious but it seems to need repeating.


  

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190. "^"
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133. "NBA narratives sure don’t hold up this offseason"
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The writers are working overtime for twists and turns

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134. "NBA pundits throw around the term "must win" way too much."
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135. "Fuck! Wanted that Houston pick"
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it looked like Bol Bol was diving in the river - Action Bronson

  

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138. "how many picks does OKC need lol"
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183. "Well, when you want to make a package to move up…"
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as many as possible.

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136. "Clips let’s roll! "
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Let’s put these dudes on a stick!!

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137. "This zebra crew is on their best bullshit early"
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142. "These mofos are fuckin terrible "
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140. "convo in the works about Ayton and Trae moving up on Luka?"
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141. "Clippers refuse to go to hole!"
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6 straight possessions. 3 point shots,

And you’re down 3 with 5 mins in the game...why?

Are they scared of contact?

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143. "You can't go to extra slow mo replay and make calls like that"
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Shits ridiculous

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145. "RE: You can't go to extra slow mo replay and make calls like that"
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I mean you’re looking for what’s right or “the truth” and the truth is the ball had contact with bookers hand last

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144. "Yep to what JVG said there. In slo no replays"
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The guy who knocks the ball out of an offensive players hand often is NOT the one who contacts the ball last. Pre slo mo replay this was never a question.

This rule has never really been clarified and refined but there is a gray area here when you start saying “intent” to knock ball out and away

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146. "L M A O. what a L"
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<--- Big Baller World Order

  

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147. "That game and especially that finish were fabulous"
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148. "bullshit "
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Suns got a free timeout to create that play. Total bullshit.

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149. "PG makes 1 of 2 this isn't even an issue"
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155. "Hilarious"
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150. "All the years I lve watched basketball I never knew that no goaltend rul..."
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I’ve never seen anybody try it so I just assumed.
Anywhere else on the court you catch a ball over the cylinder it’s a goaltend even if you meant to throw a pass.

Learned something new

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153. "And yea in a review situation just send players into a neutral corner"
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So it isn’t a “fake timeout”

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151. "can't even be mad."
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I have to say Ty Lue, even in losses, is making a believer out of me. he's got the Clippers at least getting OFF the bullshit, and this is with no Kawhi.

  

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152. "what a mess of an ending"
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4 reviews? great execution and probably poor defense on that out of bounds lob play. PG missing 2 FTs. the kerfuffle about who should be on the floor at the end. LAC probably had no right to steal that one anyway

  

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154. "Ayton is really really good at the ol game of Hoops"
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159. "the Ether campaign the Suns are on right now..."
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...man.

not picking Luka, being a real bad team soon after the pick, Ayton getting suspended

and now look at them

and to think CP3 will eventually return.

Yes, I'm mad. Let's move on.

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160. "I wouldn’t disagree "
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>
But in the context of that play, that pass was EVERYTHING. That shit was money €€€€€€££££¥¥¥$$$$

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174. "He turns the shoulder to the hook shot perfectly "
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Also easier to do when you have shoulders like he does lol

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156. "Paul George......."
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157. "Lue got them right where he wants them. "
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Down 0-2.

Clips should be up 2-0. It’s cool...let’s roll.

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158. "Apparently, Hardbottoms are not good for shooting FTs..."
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..somebody inform PG lol.

Scrappy game.


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..and miles to go before i sleep...

  

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161. "The playoffs underscoring that Monty or Nate should’ve won COY."
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Both doing such exceptional work.

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162. "Clippers gonna Clip, I better not hear "Yellow Mamba" again tho lol"
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163. "SUNS IN 4!"
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<----- Long Live The King

  

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165. "Lol"
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164. "Man, this should have been the Clippers year. "
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I wouldn’t be mad at the Suns winning it all - but healthy, the Clippers run them in 6 probably.

That game was sort of a must have but we’ve seen the 0-2 Clippers a couple tomes now.

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166. "Yeah, let's see what them Lue adjustments look like at home."
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I wouldn't count the Clippers out just yet. Even when Chris Paul comes back.

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167. "I mean, shit, the Suns are doing this *without CP3.*"
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I think the Clippers have way more talent depth than the Suns. The difference is, obviously, that Monty is getting the most out of his talent and Lue is not.

I said on Twitter at the start of the playoffs that I liked the Suns’ chances to go to the WCF and beyond, and I liked them to beat the Clippers in a head-to-head matchup. If they get CP3 back for next game, they could win in 5 or even 4 imo. Against the team with the deeper talent roster! Because the Suns just get so much more out of their guys. They play as such a well-oiled machine this year.

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182. "They are just likable as hell"
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I love Booker and Ayton.
Monty is amazing.
CP3 having this year on this team rules.
Payne is nice.
Hell, Jae’s jabs at Bron were funny as shit.

I hope they do it.

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ThaTruth
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168. "re-watching the highlights so much went wrong for the Clippers..."
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after PG choked off his FT's the Clippers were still up 1, Phoenix brought the ball down and they forced Booker to give up the ball and it went to I think Bridges in the corner and he missed, the Clippers had their small lineup in and didn't secure the rebound or the game would've been over, instead it was another review play that gave Phoenix a free timeout to set up the game winner

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169. "I guess the PG slander can resume again?"
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Playoff P gotta knock those down.

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170. "yep"
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179. "I mean, it's not slander if it's true"
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181. "Without his 4q, they aren’t even in a position to win"
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The misses were bad, absolutely…but he’s been showing out since Kawhi went down

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171. "Cam Payne is doing whatever he wants out there."
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Clipps better figure something out.

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172. "right CP3 may need to sit out another game lol"
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173. "Seriously let the homie rest his legs for the finals. Lol."
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175. "Actually, he really could benefit from rest for that shoulder."
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176. "Hmm, Bulls Organization said he didn’t have NBA ability."
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Put him up there with Spencer Dimwiddie, Daniel Gafford, Wendell Carter...

I’m going to follow the Chicago Sky ...fock it. They balling. Dope jerseys too

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178. "Could it possibly be that..."
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...oh, I don't know, THIS Cam Payne is more mature and a better overall player than the Cam Payne we had 3 years ago?

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184. "THAT Cam Payne was not NBA material at the time"
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>...oh, I don't know, THIS Cam Payne is more mature and a
>better overall player than the Cam Payne we had 3 years ago?

he was *really* bad with us. and he got plenty of opportunities to show something.


  

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177. "Yella Mamba looked like he survived a Game of Thrones fight post game"
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Boogie almost launched his ass from the court to the locker room too.

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180. "stop it, FIRST triple double in year 6? NEVER been 2nd team All-Defense...."
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and probably never will.

He's great scorer, that's it and that's all.

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185. "Lol... you mad at Yella Mamba. "
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The reference is obvious because of his offensive skillset and on and off court demeanor.

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186. "no, not close..."
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>The reference is obvious because of his offensive skillset
>and on and off court demeanor.
>

he can score, that's it and that's all.

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187. "Well... how can anyone refute that compelling argument. "
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188. "its not an argument, its a fact, Google is your friend."
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189. "Brilliant… "
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191. "I see you Jrue!"
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192. "Looks like Trae is gonna have one of those nights"
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193. "2020 & 2021 title-runs have both been arduous wars of attrition "
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2020 in the bubble winning under unprecedented circumstances (social justice struggles, height of global pandemic, playing in isolation from fam/friends/society etc..) to where it was a mental challenge of the likes the game has never seen.

In 2020 - a lot of teams dealt with injury from the abrupt changes/stop & go nature of the season. in 2021, the excess mileage in a short span of time is catching up to virtually every team - and has sidelined the lion-share of the game's superstars at one point or another, sometimes leading to premature playoff exits of elite teams (Brooklyn, Lakers, Utah, Philly all gone - with injuries to stars as the culprit).

Milwaukee (save for DiVincenzo) has been the only elite team to endure and weather the storms to come out largely injury-free, which is a testament to Giannis and his disciplined approach to the game.

It'd be a nice story for a small-market team and a redemptive one for Giannis who has had frustrating early playoff exits over the past few years, despite being a two-time MVP and the arguably the game's most dominant two-way player.

It's literally been survivalist-mode for the past two years.
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197. "2019 too "
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194. "Trae wylin lol"
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195. "This is madness."
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"Sean sparks like John Starks, nah, Sean ball like John Wall" - Rest In Power Forever Sean Price.

  

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196. "Trae is better than my wildest expectation. Already. At 22."
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I know he’s been great at high volume his first seasons, but Nate has him leading at a whole new level. A complete level-up from “terrific young high-volume offensive talent” to “uhhhhh holy shit.”

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198. "I hope Trae's and Ayton's development helps people see..."
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I hope Trae's and Ayton's development helps people see that drafting them ahead of Luka wasn't as devastating of a choice to the Hawks and Suns as the early returns said.

Yes, Luka's a step ahead but all three teams are relatively satisfied with their choice.

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212. "Both those players already have more playoff success than Luka."
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And there's no reason to believe it won't continue for the foreseeable future.

I'm sure both franchises are perfectly content with their picks at this point. Who knows how those teams turn out running a Luka-ball-dominant offense.

Meanwhile, Luka's organization is imploding and there's no guarantee they'll ever right the ship or that Luka will stay there.

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201. "We give him the Steph comparison, to me he's Iverson Prime"
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199. "Why does Connaughton get so many minutes?"
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200. "cause White Donte is hurt"
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219. "airballed the clutch three"
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dude should be getting smoked in the papers right now

  

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202. "These Hawks are hella entertaining"
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203. "The Bucks are a dumb team. That is all."
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Trae>>>>>>>>>>Luka

by a country mile.

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206. "Why did Pat take that final shot, why was Portis"
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Benched all 2nd half after being productive when he was on the court.

  

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207. "Exactly Portis was sizzling all game."
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and can hit threes.

Pat is cool, but no way should he be the one to take that shot.

Holiday was hitting threes all game long....

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208. "thats what I said lol..."
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>Benched all 2nd half after being productive when he was on
>the court.

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205. "The Hawks are hilarious "
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209. "I'm happy for Nate"
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210. "Reggie was right about one thing tonight: Trae is now a superstar"
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DBook too

I slept on trae. But I knew Booker would eventually blow up. Watching those Offseason pickup IG clips with him always felt different. You could see the guy intentionally working on parts of his game.

Remember him complaining to Joakim Noah about the double teams in an “open gym”?

https://youtu.be/QmES1-rb7og


It was misunderstood at the time. Looking back you can see the hunger and a guy obviously trying to get better


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211. "Crazy thing about that footage..."
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Ben Simmons is in it taking turnaround fade-away
jump shots...

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216. "LOL"
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221. "right"
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213. "Hawks vs Suns would be an entertaining ass Finals."
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I think it would actually position the NBA better for the future with those 2 exciting young backcourt stars being showcased on such a big stage too.

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215. "That’s the matchup I’m hoping for"
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217. "I’m so here for this "
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218. "^^^^"
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220. "yup"
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224. "Not just that, I think they matchup really well."
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I mean, I'm no analyst I don't really think about the game that hard I just watch and enjoy...


...that said in my mind w/out thinking TOO hard (LOL) they almost feel like somewhat mirror images as far as how they are built and how they run their stuff, giving a bit of an edge IMO to Phoenix's talent.

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214. "Trae Young will have a more accomplished career than Luka."
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He won't accumulate the same eye-popping empty stats.

But he knows how to lead a team to wins in close games and doesn't fade as the game wears on.

In the end, he'll have a better track record of success. Obviously not a stretch right now, but he'll be in a (maybe multiple) finals and win a chip before Luka.

I'm not even sure Luka's teams improve that much year over year, or that Luka even stays there. Trae is gonna have ATL being competitive for a chip for a while.

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222. "NBA TV market share at all time high."
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https://twitter.com/FOS/status/1407712800080744459

For all of the "wokeness is killing the NBA" folks out there.

These young stars and the Nets-type superteams, whether you root for or against them, keep fans interested.

Since that myth has been thoroughly debunked, the "anti-woke" crowd is pivoting to saying the NBA is doing well because Lebron James isn't in the playoffs anymore. Lol.

https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/1407660153286049793

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223. "light-skinned dudes making a comeback"
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226. "RE: light-skinned dudes making a comeback"
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>

I blame Kanye.

  

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225. "I would love for the finals to come to ATL"
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I just told my wife I might have to drop something on some tickets if it happens lol

  

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227. "CP3 is rusty."
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228. "Clipps in trouble. Paul and Booker shots are off and they’re still up"
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229. "Suns offense looks slow with a rusty Paul"
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231. "No Cam Payne to change pace"
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230. "Suns walking around. Barking at Refs. "
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Never seen them play like this.

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232. "This ain’t Duke Luke, get your ass up."
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233. "amazing!"
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now if he could make a layup

  

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234. "Suns absolutely need Payne back"
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235. "Clippers can throw multiple defenders at Paul and Booker"
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Mann, Beverly, George, and Rondo

Clippers should be up 3-0 in the series.

And Zubak can make Ayton work

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236. "Pat Bev was in Book's pocket"
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237. "Yeah he was..."
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238. "He heard the people slandering him after last series."
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He’s out here making it personal against Book. If the Clips win this series, he might be the series MVP.

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239. "Some games make you wonder how anyone stops Giannis."
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Dude be looking like a genetically engineered bioweapon sometimes.

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240. "Trae made him really really angry with that shoulder shimmy. "
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241. "He is a mini Wilt Chamberlain, especially with his ability "
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to run down hill and finish at the rim.


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242. "If he could do even 33% from 3 and ~75% from the FT line?"
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He'd be unstoppable. And I mean that.

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243. "yep. just need to plant a seed of doubt in the defender"
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"do i let him take this open three? should i foul him?"

right now it's andre drummond-style dismissive hand waves when giannis is taking threes and low murmuring and eye rolls when he's at the FT line. even a step above that will make him nearly unstoppable. i don't think he ever gets there though because his form is irreparably damaged and his routine at the FT is untenable

  

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245. "he stops himself trying to shoot 3s and all that BS"
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<--- Big Baller World Order

  

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244. "The real Suns showed up this evening."
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246. "I dont know. Chris Paul post-covid makes the offense look worse. "
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247. "Suns and these dumb immature penalties. "
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Blowing this series.

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248. "You don't have to let a guy land once he's airborne?"
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249. "Chris Paul is 5-18.....after going 5-19 last game. "
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Dude just dribbles the clock out and clanks a fadeaway or three

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250. "strong take, Chris"
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251. "Clips stankin from 3"
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252. "Regge Jackson spent 2 whole possesions crying about a no foul call "
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lol, surprised he didn't get T'd up

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253. "Off Bridges"
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257. "Damn…replay changed my mind"
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254. "Ayton is big time on the offensive glass."
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255. "CP with two ugly misses, either would’ve sealed it. What’s with him?"
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256. "Chris Paul building a damn brick house. Missing everything."
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258. "that was easy. they need to speed this up like the Euro"
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which is much quicker than NFL or EPL.

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268. "That last minute of game clock took 30 minutes to watch haha "
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259. "Slugfest. Terrible officiating. "
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260. "Playoff P at it again."
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261. "Damn, they put the screws to Paul"
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262. "Cuz, WOOF!"
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263. "Pandemic P strikes again"
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264. "Why would Phoenix stop the clock there? "
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They would have had to dribble down court with 3 seconds and make a three

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265. "Like Yella….if I could be like Yella….Yella Mamba strikes again"
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266. "Suns won. But Monty is going to lose a lot of respect "
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with the way he coached at the end.

What he did is legal, but it just isn’t real basketball.....nobody wants to see that

The intentionally fouling while leading...don’t respect that

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269. "No one cares, happens in college all the time "
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270. "It's not that serious. Good tough W for Phoenix."
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274. "Naw man...you don’t play sports like that."
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Hack a Shaq and all of that....and this ain’t college. This is the pros.

You play the game through. Took 15 mins to end 14 seconds.

Fouling while leading is not real BB to me.


People want to see straight up BB down to the last shot, last second...imagine that
being a thing, there would not have been game winners by Jordan, DAME, etc...

Your offense against my defense, my defense against
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272. "lol"
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just lol

  

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275. "Hilarious."
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276. "He’s only losing respect from those who didn’t respect him to begin ..."
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Clumps should have played better. Suns used strategy and it worked.

  

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278. "I mean I feel you. "
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Its a legal strategy.

It’s just wack. He just kept doing over and over, and made for a shitty finish.
I feel the same way about zones in the NBA....I just like to see straight up
competition. You’re up 3 with 15 seconds. You know it’s going to be a last
second shot, D up.

It’s like JVG said..He didn’t really believe in that as a coach.

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277. "what in the woooooorld lol"
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279. "A stupid argument that I probably wouldn’t have seen outside of OKS"
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280. "Apart from career dipshit internet weirdos making excuses for the Clippe..."
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Who is losing respect for Monty?

Moreover, what is the tangible value of said respect, from those who have lost it?

  

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281. "WPOAT"
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267. "Did Chris Paul have COVID Covid?"
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They said he was vaccinated but that nigga been playing like he suffered through the symptomatic joint.

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271. "At this point I just hope he’s 100% for the Finals"
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He was firing before his Covid sabbatical. I’m thrilled to see him go this deep, but when he’s playing this poorly it kind of takes the fun out of it in a way. I want to see him get a ring AND play at the Finals MVP level he’s be otherwise capable of.

  

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273. "He just coughed during the postgame interview."
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Let the conspiracy theories commence.

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282. "Pat Bev, 34 minutes of scowls and fouls."
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283. "and flops. Don't forget the flops. The I'm tough yet I flop flops. "
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288. "Right."
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284. "Book was 8 for 22 from the field & 0 for 5 from 3 w/ 5 to's and 0 asts....."
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I'd say Pat Bev still did his job

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286. "AND Book fouled out n/m"
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287. "Oh, we’re in the box score? 25 with a broken nose and a win."
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Pat is an offensively challenged hack.

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290. "RE: Oh, we’re in the box score? 25 with a broken nose and a win."
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>Pat is an offensively challenged hack.

that's not his job lol, he did what he is supposed to do, he is probably the least blamable of any Clipper player last night. If you want to stan for Book that's fine but comparing his scoring to Patrick Beverly is silly, they're not even in the same category.

Even though they don't guard each other much PG is a more apt comparison for Book, not a guy who's career average is 8ppg at 41%

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291. "He shoots 39 percent from 3"
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285. "He's annoying but he had Booker playing emotional."
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289. "He's making Book work. P Bev has his hard hat on....thats all LOL"
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