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Adams looking to make up for his shocker the other night (though he damn well should against the Kings).

Currently 4 from 4 from both the field and charity stripe plus 4 steals and a block.
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Eurgh, the Thunder are horrible sometimes. Not only will they not resign Anthony & George but I'm not even sure I want them to, the way the team is playing.
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Sometimes? Their offense has been horrible all season.

Hopefully Melo doesn't opt in - but he might for the $$$.

I think PG was 1/10 in the 2nd half? Russ sold him down the river a number of times, though...

Billy D on the hot-seat now. Team is a joke.
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Marshall Banana wrote:Sometimes? Their offense has been horrible all season.

Hopefully Melo doesn't opt in - but he might for the $$$.

I think PG was 1/10 in the 2nd half? Russ sold him down the river a number of times, though...

Billy D on the hot-seat now. Team is a joke.
They're usually good for the first 1/4.....

Yeah, Donovan doesn't seem to have any ideas - they just keep doing the same shit day after day and if Melo & PG aren't hitting contested jumpers they lose. In retrospect, that result against Melbourne wasn't just rust.
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Same shit every game. The team runs the worst offense in the league.

Very easy to defend against - especially with Russ struggling.
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Looking forward to the Lakers vs Celtics game tonight. Both teams are looking pretty good so far this season (yes I know Lakers are 5-5 but there has only been one game where they weren't still in the game in the 4th quarter). Tatum vs Kuzma is the match up I am most interested in seeing. Ball has been pants on the offensive end but hopefully he can keep up the excellent defensive work and frustrate the flat-earther.
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Lord Logjam wrote:Looking forward to the Lakers vs Celtics game tonight. Both teams are looking pretty good so far this season (yes I know Lakers are 5-5 but there has only been one game where they weren't still in the game in the 4th quarter). Tatum vs Kuzma is the match up I am most interested in seeing. Ball has been pants on the offensive end but hopefully he can keep up the excellent defensive work and frustrate the flat-earther.
Kyle Kuzma is being promoted as the draft's 'diamond in the rough'. I can't disagree with that, he's being going great guns at the moment.
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Jay Cee Gee wrote:Eurgh, the Thunder are horrible sometimes. Not only will they not resign Anthony & George but I'm not even sure I want them to, the way the team is playing.
I haven't watched OKC's last few games, but I look at the box score and the shooting percentage of 'the big three' looks below average, and once again OKC can't hit 3 pointers consistently enough. At least they have a bench (Grant) who can score though.
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Russ has been dead set awful.
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Jeeez-us, the Cavs are just ridiculous. They can't coast ALL season.

Their defence is just sooooo bad, they literally have to shoot over 60% to win.
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Jay Cee Gee wrote:Jeeez-us, the Cavs are just ridiculous. They can't coast ALL season.

Their defence is just sooooo bad, they literally have to shoot over 60% to win.
Yep. Rockets probably had more offensive rebounds than the Cavs had rebounds in the last qtr.
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Russ is a steaming pile of shit right now.

This team sucks.

Steve injured his ankle as well - so that's helpful. I doubt he plays tomorrow.
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If OKC are not careful, I can see their coach getting the sack soon.
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Tehui wrote:If OKC are not careful, I can see their coach getting the sack soon.
coach is pretty poor
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I just looked at the box score between the 76ers and Clippers.

Embiid, 32 points, 16 rebounds (36 mins)
Deandre Jordan, 2 points, 5 rebounds (30 mins)

I don't know the full context of the game, but I've never seen an opposing player own Jordan like that, particularly the boards.
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Simmons 22 points and 12 rebounds.
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I watched the game.

The Sixers are so damn fun! They make almost every other team look boring in comparison. :lol:

Embiid destroyed DAJ. I've watched Simmons outplay Harden. Covington is one of the best two-way players in the league. Brett Brown is doing a fine job. Now stay fit, kids!

In contrast, Doc remains a fraud and the Clippers are shithouse. They are down on troops and have lost 8 of their last 9 now. DAJ is in a bad slump - without a decent PG he's so limited.
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Russ, killing it :P
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(PG and Aldridge are under CJ)
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vintage_cox wrote:Russ, killing it :P
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The f'ing Warriors, man - seriously.
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Embiid is just unfair. :lol:

46/15/7 and we'll throw in 7 blocks as well. :lol:

Simmons was excellent as well. The Sixers go to shit with him off the floor - so they could do with a healthy Fultz...
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So, it's the 4th quarter of the Celtics v Warriors and Curry and Irving currently have 11 points combined. Whichever of them that actually warms up will surely win?
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Celtics wins
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Yeaaaaaah!

14 in a row.
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CrazyIslander wrote:Celtics wins
After Irving warmed up and Curry didn't. Me am genius (when it comes to fairly obvious things).

Big win for the Celts though, 14 on the bounce.
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Horford has been amaze balls this season.

Kyrie getting the love - but Horford the best player on that team.

Great win.
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Marshall Banana wrote:Horford has been amaze balls this season.

Kyrie getting the love - but Horford the best player on that team.

Great win.

Yeah, I recall pre season thinking the talk of a "Big 3" for Boston was a bit much, but he's kicking arse this year. Imagine if they had Hayward, FFS.
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Jay Cee Gee wrote:
Marshall Banana wrote:Horford has been amaze balls this season.

Kyrie getting the love - but Horford the best player on that team.

Great win.

Yeah, I recall pre season thinking the talk of a "Big 3" for Boston was a bit much, but he's kicking arse this year. Imagine if they had Hayward, FFS.
Yeah - I think that will eventually bite them in the ass. I'm not convinced they can keep up this defence, and their offense is only league average.

We'll see.

Still, Stevens doing one helluva job. He's throwing kids out there and they are delivering.
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I watched the OKC v Spurs game today. What a piss poor performance by Westbrook. It was the first full game of OKC's I've watched in a while. Carmelo had the hot hand out of the big three, and he ends up taking 5 shots less than Westbrook in the game FFS.
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Tehui wrote:I watched the OKC v Spurs game today. What a piss poor performance by Westbrook. It was the first full game of OKC's I've watched in a while. Carmelo had the hot hand out of the big three, and he ends up taking 5 shots less than Westbrook in the game FFS.
Westbrook has been abysmal.

I can't emphasise enough just how bad he's been. Today's game = his season in a nutshell.

A half-decent Russ and we're 3-4 wins better off.
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Lots of today's results are a reverse of previous encounters.
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The best show on earth just dropped 74 points in the first half against the Warriors. 47 in the 1st quarter alone - the most ever given up by Steve Kerr's Warriors.

But, inevitably, the Warriors have bounced back in the 3rd...

... with 47 of their own! And conceded only 15...

Bastards.
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Meanwhile, the Boston Celtics stretch their winning streak to 15. I wonder if the prima donnas at the Warriors dislike the attention another team is receiving?
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8) Suck it y'all
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Russ 1/10 in the second half.

Melo postups.

Billy closing with Felton over Roberson, yet we all know Felton won't touch the ball on offense...

This team sucks and they are garbage to watch.
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At least I got to watch the well-coached Celtics for 10 minutes.

Kyrie went alright...
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Simmons 27 points. :thumbup:
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I didn't see the OKC game. But I look at the box score and it looks like Paul George had the hot hand out of the big three. Yet George shot fewer times than both Carmelo and Westbrook.
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Was at the Carolina-Stanford game last night, fun game but boy the seating arrangements are the most uncomfortable in any sports venue Ive ever been in......... Seats without backs, absolutely no leg room (your knees are basically digging into the back of the person in front) and hot as balls.

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Blow out the Champs, but get rolled by the KANGZ... :lol:

Anyway, the boys were fucking amazing tonight. Billy played the starters playoff minutes and they all produced.

Fun watch.
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