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  1. DUB

    DUB Da, da da, da dah!

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    Youngest player in NBA history to achieve a triple double.

     
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    @DUB Josh Giddey is a UK player, right? :thinking:
     
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    Still huge growing pains, but they can be fun to watch. Giddey, Poku and SGA.....so much more entertaining and a lot more of a future than what we currently have here.
     
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    Poku is super young, and has occasional highlights, but has otherwise been simply awful by all measures.
     
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    See. Can’t wait to start this path. Been telling ya for awhile now
     
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    ...no, I thought he was an Aussie Aussie Aussie oi oi oi :dunno:
     
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    ....as has been most of the Blazers roster/season. They have youth and potential.....with all the warts and inexperience that comes with it. That is miles ahead of where we are.
     
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    I was just trying to bait our Australian Pride member.
     
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    I thought triple doubles were bad.
     
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    Last year some might have though Siakam had a bad attitude, when he got into it with his coach. And his stats were down and then he got injured. But don't I wish we had got him when the price would have been lower. The guy is balling this year.
     
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    I'll be interested to see how he looks after the long layoff. The players scrimmaging with him say he looks like the old Klay. If that's true, and he just needs to get his conditioning up--this season is a wrap.
     
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    I think he'll be close to what we've seen offensively. Defensively is where I'm most interested. He's been a pretty important defender for them in the past as a versatile on ball guy. Wiggs has picked up some of that slack though.
     
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    Ja Morrant is now better than Dame. Definitely an All-Star
     
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    That's not how this works.

    That's not how any of this works.
     
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    Correct. Ja should make the All Star game over Dame this year. But, that doesn't make him a better player yet.

    Just like we can't say Justin Herbert is better than Patrick Mahomes. Yet.
     
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    Yes it does. Way better stats, way better team record.
     
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    Lol. I didn't think I needed to explain something so simple.

    Dame is a better player than Ja. Not right now. But he is.

    It is cute how people have waited years to bump dame down a peg though. (Not you).

    Seems some people have waited the entire time to say dame sucks and finally get it.

    And here I am like "yeah it's been 10 years and you got a guy whose been in the league for just a few years and you wait until dame finally has a significant enough of an injury to hopefully shut him down for the season to better the team" (again, not you. Just replying to you).

    Just all very very convienent, isnt it?

    Thats literally what my post meant, but ah well. It's out there now.
     
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    Got it
     
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    And MVP chant ON THE ROAD!
     
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