Game Thread 2022-23 Game #45 - BLAZERS VS 76ERS - JANUARY 19, 2023 - THURSDAY - 7:00 PM (PDT) ROOT

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  1. Chris Craig

    Chris Craig (Blazersland) I'm Your Huckleberry Staff Member Global Moderator Moderator

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    STARTERS

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    Damian Lillard Anfernee Simons
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    Josh Hart Jerami Grant
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    Jusuf Nurkic


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    De'Anthony Melton James Harden
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    Tobias Harris PJ Tucker
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    Joel Embiid


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    RECORDS

    BLAZERS - 21-22 10th W

    76ERS - 27-16 - 4th E

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    WHEN: JANUARY 19, 2023 - THURSDAY - 7:00 PM (PDT)

    WHERE: MODA CENTER, PORTLAND OR

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    TV BROADCAST

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    RADIO BROADCAST

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    BENCHES

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    Gary Payton II Nassir Little
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    Justice Winslow Drew Eubanks
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    Trendon Watford Shaedon Sharpe
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    Jabari Walker Keon Johnson
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    Greg Brown III John Butler Jr

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    Ibou Badji



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    Montrezl Harrell Tyrese Maxey
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    Georges Niang Furkan Korkmaz
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    Paul Reed Matisse Thybulle
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    Shake Milton Jaden Springer
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    Louis King Danuel House Jr

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    COACHES

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    Chauncey Billups


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    INJURIES

    BLAZERS

    Justice Winslow - Ankle - Out


    76ERS

    De'Anthony Melton - Illness - Probable


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    NOTES
    • This is the first of two games this season between the Blazers and 76ers
    • The two teams will meet again 3/10 in Philadelphia
    • The Blazers and 76ers split the 2021-22 season series 1-1
    • Jerami Grant was drafted by the 76ers with the 39th pick in the 2014 draft. He played their three seasons from 2014-17
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  2. Chris Craig

    Chris Craig (Blazersland) I'm Your Huckleberry Staff Member Global Moderator Moderator

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    Well let's see if we can't get destroyed by Embiid now.
     
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    This is an easy W if our guys played the way they did tonight... unfortunately we won't be the ones with the W.
     
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    Harden has to be licking his lips against this defense even if he isn't half of what he used to be.
     
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    This will be another blow out game. Sixers 3rd in the league defensively.
     
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    If so, don't watch and don't post in the thread. Stick to it. Stop just saying things. If you know the future of the game then there's no reason to ever watch, right?

    Thought so.
     
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    I think the Blazers starters match up pretty well here. The bench might be hard to match. Would have been nice to have Winslow with Little and Payton in this one. Drew has been getting a bit better but still a work in progress. Maxey seems to be able to cook a bunch of teams and for some reason Harrell always has a big game against the Blazers.
    I honestly think Nurk can handle Embiid on a good night. Just got to stay out of foul trouble. That can be tough when playing the sixers.

    There is your X factor. If Nurk shows up they can stay in this game.
     
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    Cugel The epitome of mediocrity

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    Embiid will get his #s. That's fine; nothing you can do there just hold him to his average. Use Shaedon more. Gotta shake up the rotations somehow.
     
  9. Chris Craig

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    How many travels does he get called for this game?
     
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    Sixers won 3 straight road games, hope they rest Embiid and Harden
     
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    [​IMG]Portland Trail Blazers
    21-23 (23-20-1) 233.5 +115 39.8%

    Bookies think we are underdogs on our home court tonight. Will Nurk show up or have another Denver melt down and be taken to the wood shed
     
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    If we put him in space against Embiid with the lack of help he'll have, we should expect Nurk to get taken to the wood shed. Nurk doesn't fit with what Chauncey is asking him to do defensively and isn't close to as good as Joel. I definitely like what I know about Nurk's personality a lot more than what I know about Embiid's though. Nurk seems like a good guy that I think needs a fresh start elsewhere and Embiid seems like an asshole who is right where he should be.
     
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    Their guards are going kill us. Harden, Maxey, Melton and Shake Milton.

    An embarrassment of riches. Considering we’re basically two deep at the guard position
     
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    I'll be watching regardless. Love this group of guys.

    Go Blazers!!!
     
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    i read somewhere that nurk & embiid barely played against each other in the last few years, both guys missed games
     
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    The Blazers PR campaign talks the talk. Can the Blazers walk the walk? I guess we'll find out tonight !!
     
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    Embiid hasn't played in Portland since 2017.

    Embiid has only played 5 times against us. (6, but he was out in the first 6 minutes)
     
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    Anybody want a free ticket to the game?
     
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    What level?
     

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