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Van Everyman

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This is why Stevens isn't giving him more run. A guy like Ibaka who can play away from the basket would destroy him. The good news is that Horford is a great guy to practice against and learn from. I expect Williams will pick up a lot between this season and next.

He is a hell of an eraser though.
Wait, didn’t we say all the same shit about him for months ... that he was too raw, that he would get destroyed by elite bigs ... right up until he stoned the shit out of AD and had several good games in a row?

I’m not saying he’s going to be part of our rotation with Baynes back and Theis in need of minutes. But I do think it’s probably more just that he’s inconsistent. Which you expect from a rookie.
 

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The more I see him, the more I think Brad Wanamaker is plenty capable of being the third PG on this team behind Kyrie/Smart, so if the reason we're keeping Terry around is for Kyrie insurance, I'm starting to worry less and less. Every time Wanamaker is on the floor, he seems to really make the most of his opportunities, never plays outside of himself and every now and again, he can get hot and give you some pretty good offense.
I see the same.
Like he might only suck an acceptable 1 game in 5 or 6, instead of 2 or 3, like it seemed early on.
 

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Wait, didn’t we say all the same shit about him for months ... that he was too raw, that he would get destroyed by elite bigs ... right up until he stoned the shit out of AD and had several good games in a row?

I’m not saying he’s going to be part of our rotation with Baynes back and Theis in need of minutes. But I do think it’s probably more just that he’s inconsistent. Which you expect from a rookie.
I just think he screwed up and ate the wrong brownies before the game.
 

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Wait, didn’t we say all the same shit about him for months ... that he was too raw, that he would get destroyed by elite bigs ... right up until he stoned the shit out of AD and had several good games in a row?

I’m not saying he’s going to be part of our rotation with Baynes back and Theis in need of minutes. But I do think it’s probably more just that he’s inconsistent. Which you expect from a rookie.
That is fair but I think he has shown the ability to block at an elite level around the rim but less skill on the perimeter when I have watched him play. I am assuming that is why Brad has him on a relatively short leash.
 

Deathofthebambino

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That's bad. We can't catch Toronto but we can catch the Pacers in the standings.
You don't think so? They're tied with Milwaukee right now, so if you don't think we can catch them, we don't have a chance at doing better than the 3 seed.

I haven't been happy with the C's consistency this year, but I still feel like if they can put it together, they are the most talented and deepest team in the East, and could erase a 5.5 game lead pretty quickly. I think Indiana is about to head in the other direction pretty quickly without Oladipo, so I think tonight's result was pretty good.

I want to know why Kawhi Leonard needs four games of rest right now? He needs that kind of time off? He's 27 years old and he needs more rest than Horford for crying out loud. After what he pulled last year, I seriously question is commitment to the team/game. Unless Toronto is managing an injury that we don't know about, I don't know why he couldn't take a day here, a day there, then a long rest during the all star break. He needs 4 games off in a row?
 

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That's bad. We can't catch Toronto but we can catch the Pacers in the standings.
Not really. With Oladipo likely out a while I don't have much doubt about catching them. And you never know about Toronto, so them being one game closer isn't bad.
 

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Jaylen Brown needs major minutes off the bench. He's producing and getting into a rhythm.

I think he can re-establish his value
 

Ed Hillel

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Jaylen Brown needs major minutes off the bench. He's producing and getting into a rhythm.

I think he can re-establish his value
I don’t think MaMo is holding his spot too much longer. Brown will get it back by the playoffs.
 

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I don’t think MaMo is holding his spot too much longer. Brown will get it back by the playoffs.
I actually like Jaylen's role coming off the bench as the leader of the 2nd unit. Just want Brad to get him up to 28-30mpg

MaMo is fine with the starters, adds some toughness/size.
 

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I don’t think MaMo is holding his spot too much longer. Brown will get it back by the playoffs.
Brad has called MaMo the Cs most consistent player; I don't think he's going anywhere. Not to mention that Gorman said that MaMo has made the most above-the-break 3s in the league, which is amazing.
Morris is terrible when his shot isn't falling. Jaylen's been playing pretty well, but I do like him off the bench.
He's shooting 43% fro 3P land. When has his shot not been falling?
 

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Brad has called MaMo the Cs most consistent player; I don't think he's going anywhere. Not to mention that Gorman said that MaMo has made the most above-the-break 3s in the league, which is amazing.


He's shooting 43% fro 3P land. When has his shot not been falling?
The last couple of weeks. 6-25 in his last 5 games. He can be a complete ball stopper on offense as well.