Despite trading for Ramon Sessions, Mike Brown is starting Steve Blake at PG.

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  1. jlprk

    jlprk The ESPN mod is insane.

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    I thought his outside shooting reputation was created to decoy the defense. Yes, he made 2 or 3 wide-open quickies per game, when the defense collected on Roy's side of the court and had to be pulled off with a diversion. But Blake couldn't just sink them at will. He could summon up the 4-leaf clover about 2-3 times to keep the defense honest. In his favor though, he did this at clutch moments, not cruising time, as I say about Aldridge.
     
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    What Steve Blake were you watching? The one that was airballing threes while missing a wide-open, insanely hot Rudy that could have tied the game against Houston in the playoffs?
     
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    I remember it as 1-2, so I tried to be nice and say 2-3. My point was that his league reputation as a long bomber was a manufactured one, and you seem to agree.
     
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    I don't think Sessions is a good fit with Kobe. He is a below average outside shooter. What is he going to do when Kobe has the ball?

    I was listening to the game for a few minutes last night driving home. They raved about Sessions during the time outs, but the play by play was .......Sessions dribbles in to the front court, dribbling, still dribbling........
    Maybe he and Bynum will mesh together. Kobe and Sessions.....doubtful IMO.
     
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    Sessions is their future plan. Eventually Kobe is gone and they need to move on. He is perfect for the big Bynum.
     
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    Well I hope he is their starting PG for years to come.
     
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