12/27 vs. Houston: Shave that stupid friggin beard!!!

Mloaf71

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This games on Brad. Can’t let the Rozier, Theis and company turn a close game into a 12+ point deficit with Kyrie and Horford sitting
 

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Lack of creativity from the bench really hurts. Seems like Hayward has almost regressed from earlier in the season in terms of court vision. And Rozier is a hot mess.
 

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This games on Brad. Can’t let the Rozier, Theis and company turn a close game into a 12+ point deficit with Kyrie and Horford sitting
He throws away regular season games to protect those guys for the playoffs. Except he'll probably play Terry 22 minutes in the playoffs.
 

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4 points from Tatum is not gonna cut it either. If he was a legit second scoring option they could stagger him and Kyrie more and not let the offense go cold for long stretches.
 

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As an example.. I don't see how Brad's rotations with guys that are 'hot'. He doesn't seem to change his rotations for anything.. so if a guy is shooting well he sits the same amount as if he's not. Nothing seems (at least to my eye) to change.. people just sort of rotate in and out. Does he have numbers that sort of dictate who and what lineups play against other players and lineups?
 

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I have to think he was unavailable or in the doghouse for some reason. He usually gets run in a game like this.
I hope it's the former bc what on earth could put him in the doghouse over the likes of Terry Ainge Jr and others.

I will retract this post if he punched his gf or something.
 

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Tatum is never going to take the next step if he doesn't get better at getting to and finishing at the rim
He's 20? I feel like that's something that easily could come with maturity..

and no replay on that flop by Harden?
 

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They pissed this one away with that crap lineup to start the 4th. They had a chance to beat a good team on the road and gave it away. This is complete crap now.
 

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As an example.. I don't see how Brad's rotations with guys that are 'hot'. He doesn't seem to change his rotations for anything.. so if a guy is shooting well he sits the same amount as if he's not. Nothing seems (at least to my eye) to change.. people just sort of rotate in and out. Does he have numbers that sort of dictate who and what lineups play against other players and lineups?
I've been saying this for 2 years now. Brad has a pattern, and he ain't changing it. On occasion, he'll switch stuff up in the 2nd half to counter what the opponent is doing, but typically, that works out even worse for us.

Bottom line, if they care about winning these games, then you don't sit your best players for 6-8 minute stretches at a time.
 

Jed Zeppelin

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I’m fine with the crap lineups if it looks like they are working on shit and growing together. But they’re just out there all doing their own shit.

Fuck PJ Tucker and fuck Houston.
 

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I've been saying this for 2 years now. Brad has a pattern, and he ain't changing it. On occasion, he'll switch stuff up in the 2nd half to counter what the opponent is doing, but typically, that works out even worse for us.

Bottom line, if they care about winning these games, then you don't sit your best players for 6-8 minute stretches at a time.
He's won more games every year he's been in the league, with teams that have significantly overperformed in the regular season.
 

Van Everyman

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They pissed this one away with that crap lineup to start the 4th. They had a chance to beat a good team on the road and gave it away. This is complete crap now.
You’re right – they should have just left Kyrie, Al and MaMo out there for the last 18 minutes of the game so they could all be on the shelf for a month.