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Old 01-05-2018, 10:30 PM
 
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Wow. Lakers.

I think that says it all.
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Old 01-06-2018, 04:55 AM
 
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Simmons has been 3rd in the NBA in points scored in the paint for most of the season, and currently 4th.
Imagine if Simmons didn't play Point Guard, and if he just focused on scoring, he'd be averaging at least 22ppg this season even without a jump shot.
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Old 01-06-2018, 10:34 AM
 
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Simmons has been 3rd in the NBA in points scored in the paint for most of the season, and currently 4th.
Imagine if Simmons didn't play Point Guard, and if he just focused on scoring, he'd be averaging at least 22ppg this season even without a jump shot.
I wonder if thatís any sign of how easy it might be for someone like MJ to feast on a league with so much spacing.
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Old 01-06-2018, 10:42 AM
 
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I wonder if that’s any sign of how easy it might be for someone like MJ to feast on a league with so much spacing.
Absolutely, MJ averaged 20ppg in his final season on .445fg shooting even without much driving speed (although he was able to blow by Paul Piece still), and those defensive rules were obviously tougher to drive on than today's....
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Old 01-06-2018, 03:22 PM
 
Location: Gulf Coast Texas
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Griffin scary injury - elbowed unintentionally by McGee this afternoon


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6mFO_add3c
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Old 01-07-2018, 04:37 AM
 
Location: Springfield, Ohio
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Wow. Lakers.

I think that says it all.
Hmm, seems you may win that argument over Bulls vs Lakers being the worst team after all. Personally, I am reveling in the downfall of the once (briefly) mighty Clipper franchise. I can’t believe a guy paid a billion dollars for them and chose Doc Rivers to run the whole thing.
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Old 01-07-2018, 09:31 AM
 
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Griffin scary injury - elbowed unintentionally by McGee this afternoon


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6mFO_add3c
That's very unlucky.
I've never been hit by an elbow in my face ever, and I drive way more than Griffin.
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Old 01-07-2018, 10:12 AM
 
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Writing's on the wall for Walton....

https://sports.yahoo.com/lavar-ball-...141419178.html
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Old 01-07-2018, 11:54 AM
 
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Writing's on the wall for Walton....

https://sports.yahoo.com/lavar-ball-...141419178.html
The writing may very well be on the wall for Walton. The Lakers are a notoriously impatient franchise. But I'm highly skeptical that Lavar Ball's big mouth alone has enough sway to get anyone fired. The team will let Walton go if and when they're ready to, not if and when Lavar Ball says.

And for the record, I give Walton 0 blame for the team's struggles. Because even with their promising talent, they're still very young. I don't believe any objective person seriously expected them to compete for the playoffs this year, regardless of who was coaching them.
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Old 01-07-2018, 06:05 PM
 
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The writing may very well be on the wall for Walton. The Lakers are a notoriously impatient franchise. But I'm highly skeptical that Lavar Ball's big mouth alone has enough sway to get anyone fired. The team will let Walton go if and when they're ready to, not if and when Lavar Ball says.

And for the record, I give Walton 0 blame for the team's struggles. Because even with their promising talent, they're still very young. I don't believe any objective person seriously expected them to compete for the playoffs this year, regardless of who was coaching them.
Yep. If you'd been here for years you'd have heard long ago how they'd be back in the finals by now.

Because they're a big market.

They're like SEARS with regards to not recognizing the impact of the internet. BUT we're BIGGGGGG!!!
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