Down the stretch - what do you want?

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What do you want to happen?

  1. Chauncey fired

    39.3%
  2. Dame sits

    32.8%
  3. We go on a tear and make the playoffs

    9.8%
  4. We go on a tear but miss the playoffs

    1.6%
  5. We lose as many games as possible

    68.9%
  6. Nurk and/or Grant sits

    13.1%
  7. We play Sharpe, Reddish, Walker (pick your fave young prospect) as many minutes as they can stand

    54.1%
  8. We really focus on defense, win or lose

    19.7%
  9. Who gives a shit? I won't be watching - I've got my mental health to think of

    4.9%
  10. We sign someone promising from the G-league for a trial

    6.6%
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  1. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    Oh... I picked 5 because I didn't see the post that says 3.

    Billups fired
    Dame sits
    Nurk/Grant sit
    Play the young guys
    lose as many games as possible

    Four of these are like a package deal...
     
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  2. PtldPlatypus

    PtldPlatypus Let's go Baby Blazers! Staff Member Global Moderator Moderator

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    I do want a good draft pick, but I can't help myself from rooting for the team to do well each game. So I can't pick #5, and I honestly do like seeing Dame go HAM even when the games don't "count", so I can't pick #2. So I went with 1, 7, and 8.
     
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  3. Rastapopoulos

    Rastapopoulos Well-Known Member

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    Not a word you, as a dog, like to hear
     
  4. e_blazer

    e_blazer Rip City Fan

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    Okay. I’m probably wrong as usual.
     
  5. wizenheimer

    wizenheimer Well-Known Member

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    It just doesn't seem credible that guys like Dame & Ant & Grant are uncoachable
     
  6. blazerfan11

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    The only thing I care about is Sharpe getting a lot of playing time with Lillard and Simons in the starting lineup. And Walker getting a lot of playing time; it'd be great if he was a starter too.
    I think Dame, Simons, Sharpe, Walker and Nurkic playing together would make the games worth watching.
    The defense would be bad but at least we'd get something out of the losses.
    What are we learning/improving upon in the losses now? Jack and squat.
     
  7. Labinot41

    Labinot41 Well-Known Member

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    Chauncey was hired because he had the highest potential of all candidates. In the end, it didn't pay off. Mike D'antoni would have been the same as Stotts, good offense, bad defense
     
  8. Mediocre Man

    Mediocre Man Mr. SportsTwo

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    Chauncey has neither of those things
     
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  9. Voodoo

    Voodoo An American hero

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    Which in a vacuum is still much better than Billups has proven to be.
     
  10. e_blazer

    e_blazer Rip City Fan

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    I didn’t mean to say that those guys were uncoachable. More so the young guys. I could have worded that better, but I came down with Covid today. Brain cells aren’t firing at peak efficiency.
     
  11. Voodoo

    Voodoo An American hero

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    Understandable logic, I don't agree, but I understand where you're coming from.
     
  12. PDXFonz

    PDXFonz I’m listening

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    Lol, the dog literally voted for everything.
     
  13. Tince

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    I will never vote "Dame Sits", especially to watch marginal role players in his place... every game we get to watch him in a Blazer uniform is a blessing.
     
  14. Blazinaway

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    Want Sharpe to get a lot more minutes, want to tank so we likely get a 6 or 7 position before lottery, can't stand watching the games as to me it's just such shitty basketball, want Chauncy gone after season ends.
     
  15. Sloth

    Sloth Lazy Bastard

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    Want us to act like we actually give a damn, give us fans something to cheer about and not wanting to stick our heads in a deep fryer...while its on.
     
  16. Mediocre Man

    Mediocre Man Mr. SportsTwo

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    So tank. A great pick gives me way more to cheer about than ending up the 11th seed
     
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  17. Strenuus

    Strenuus Global Moderator Staff Member Global Moderator

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    I know one thing is a useless thread was something we didn't need.
     
  18. HailBlazers

    HailBlazers RipCity

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    I know how about a Fire Billups thread!?
     
  19. Phatguysrule

    Phatguysrule Well-Known Member

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    Sit anybody who isn't dying for playing time. Dame, Grant, and Nurk. Play the young guys a ton.

    Swing for fences in summer
     
  20. wizenheimer

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    sorry to hear about that...get well
     
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