Dennis Smith Jr signed

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  1. DDolla

    DDolla Well-Known Member

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    DSJ signed and waived Chriss, Cook and Patterson.
     
  2. SlyPokerDog

    SlyPokerDog Woof! Staff Member Administrator

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    Not a single dog on the roster.

    I'm outraged!
     
  3. THE HCP

    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    Merge. Didn’t need it’s own thread.
     
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    I personally feel they should have kept either Chriss or Patterson as well or they need to fill that 15th spot with a big or a DOG
     
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    100% agree. Maybe they think they can find a better big than chriss. If so they better do so quick.
    One of nurk or zeller out is basically a loss.

    one injury from a lottery pick team if one of them go down for a duration.
     
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    Can get a great Dane or will that put them over the cap?
     
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    Where does it say DSJ was signed?
     
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    I have a feeling that this will be one of the worst Blazers bench we have seen in a long time.
     
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    Almost like he is setting Billups up to fail. Not that he did Stotts a lot of favors when it came to building depth.
     
  12. THE HCP

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    But didn’t a bunch on here say this bench was OBVIOUSLY better than Stott’s bench?
     
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    Obviously better defensively. Likely worse offensively.

    The big issue last year was playing both Kanter and Melo on defense - that was too much. Should have probably kept one of them, likely Kanter.
     
  14. Hoopguru

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    When healthy they will be.
    Smith, Simons, Naz, Zel, Nance, & Snell offers both scoring and defense.
     
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    "Shrug"

    Some fans just don't take injury issues seriously. A healthy Nance would be a really nice upgrade - but if he plays 60+ games it will be a shock. Some people are big Zeller fans, but he is another guy you can't count on to be available.

    Of course, you also have the eternal optomists convinced Little and Simons will suddenly improve.
     
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    Imagine if Zeller, Nance and Little all get injured around the same time though.
     
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    After we acquired Nance some were saying we could be a top team in the west too. As in #1 or #2 seed.

    We will miss Kanter and Melo. Fans just want to try to place blame on someone for our struggles and they were easy targets.

    Dame gonna be getting antsy if we start out flat. A real shame we couldn't build him a winner.
     
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    It was the best move....also I think Greg Brown should get the minutes Patterson, Chriss or Cook would've eaten up anyway. We still have a roster spot if we need it anytime soon
     
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    I hear you, but I don’t do that. The bench is either better LAST season or THIS? No picking and choosing like who had better shoe game or who was cuter. Either this season is better, or last.
     
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    You lost me at “when healthy” FAMS.
     

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