Game Thread GAME# 25: ROCKETS @ BLAZERS - DECEMBER 9, 2017 - SATURDAY, 7:00 PM (PST), NBCSNW

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by Darkwebs, Dec 5, 2017.

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If the Blazers could only keep 2 of the following Blazers in RFA, whom would you want them to keep?

Poll closed Tuesday at 9:47 PM.
  1. Connaughton

    9.8%
  2. Napier

    23.5%
  3. Nurkic

    96.1%
  4. Vonleh

    62.7%
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  1. Darkwebs

    Darkwebs Let's get dangerous! Staff Member Moderator

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    2017-18 REGULAR SEASON RECORD
    HOUSTON ROCKETS
    18 - 4
    (10-1 Road)
    PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS

    13 - 11
    (7-7 Home)

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    PROBABLE STARTERS---------


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    CHRIS PAUL VS DAMIAN LILLARD

    [​IMG] SG [​IMG]

    JAMES HARDEN VS C.J. McCOLLUM

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    TREVOR ARIZA VS AL-FAROUQ AMINU

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    RYAN ANDERSON VS NOAH VONLEH

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    CLINT CAPELA VS ED DAVIS

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    WHEN: 7:00 PM (PST), SATURDAY, 12/9/2017

    WHERE: Moda Center, Portland, OR
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    TV BROADCAST:

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    RADIO BROADCAST:

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    --------------BENCH--------------


    ---- HOUSTON ROCKETS ----
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    BROWN , JACKSON , WEBER
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    GORDON , TUCKER . WILLIAMS
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    MBAH A MOUTE, BLACK
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    ONUAKU , HILARIO


    ---- PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS ----
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    NAPIER , TURNER , CONNAUGHTON
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    HARKLESS , LAYMAN , SWANIGAN
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    COLLINS , LEONARD



    INJURIES

    ROCKETS
    Ryan Anderson (Back Tightness): QUESTIONABLE
    Troy Williams (Right Knee MCL Sprain): OUT
    Zhou Qi (sore left calf): QUESTIONABLE

    TRAIL BLAZERS

    Jusuf Nurkic (sprained right ankle): OUT
    Moe Harkless (left quad contusion): QUESTIONABLE
    Wade Baldwin (thumb surgery rehab): OUT
    C.J. Wilcox (right knee rehab): OUT



    HEAD COACHES
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    MIKE D'ANTONI --- TERRY STOTTS



    :reading:OFFICIAL ROCKETS' GAME NOTES
    :reading: OFFICIAL BLAZERS' GAME NOTES






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  2. jlprk

    jlprk The ESPN mod is insane.

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    I see right through you. Trying to change the subject! We are all busy dissing the game that just ended!
     
  3. KeepOnRollin

    KeepOnRollin Well-Known Member

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    At least we are off until Saturday. Long time between games. I guess that could be good or bad but at this point no where to go but (stay the same or go) up.
     
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    BrunoSOC Ripcity from Brazil

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    I love Portland, and I will see all the season, but We are about to have a 5 game losing streak, lost to the rockets and after we face the warriors. We are playing like shit, Stotts is desesperate because he knows he's about to be fired. Try other line up everygame, but he just can't make us better, he's system is limited and we are starting to get embarrassing at home.
     
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    KeepOnRollin Well-Known Member

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    Oh and the poll was actually a tough choice. Nurk is a given for me. Between Vonleh and Napier. I picked Napier although I know I will be the in minority on that. I would like to keep all 3 of those. And maybe even Pat provided he still just gets minimum. But would love to keep Vonleh and Napier somehow (which probably means trading other players - which I am fine with at this point).
     
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    KeepOnRollin Well-Known Member

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    We seem to win against teams we shouldn't and lose against teams we shouldn't. I wouldn't be surprised if we win one of our next two games.
     
  7. Darkwebs

    Darkwebs Let's get dangerous! Staff Member Moderator

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    Maybe the poll question should've been: will James Harden score 60?
     
  8. BrunoSOC

    BrunoSOC Ripcity from Brazil

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    I Would bet 1000 dolars we will lose those 2
     
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    For real? This is tempting. Put it in escrow? And what kind of odds because obviously we will be the underdog in both games.
     
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    Man, DW... I'd let HCP take these so you can take a couple of the losses off your record for game threads.
     
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    I vote Napier and Nurkic. Napier is just as good as McCollum, just a tad shorter.
     
  12. BlazerBeav

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    Skipping this one to go to the Teddy Bear Toss Winterhawks game next door at the Coliseum - maybe I'll actually see a Portland win.
     
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    I don't know how to say this DW, but if we lose many more games in a row, say 300-400, we'll get HCP to make a game thread.
     
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    HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    Why am I not allowed to take back over creating the game threads? This kid has lost his mojo.
     
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    There's a hierarchy... it goes replay man then game thread creator.
     
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    Harden could go for 60 and Stotts wouldn't double team him.
     
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    This. I'll watch every game, but I'm not taking them seriously from this point forward unless something major changes. Without Nurk, this game is DEFINITELY a loss.

    I mean, you know....it won't matter anyways because we have NO answer for Defense at the 3. Which means that Harden and Paul can pretty much do whatever the fuck they want.
     
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    So since Stotts has repeatedly said he doesn't like to mess with the rotation when a starter is out, does that mean he will start Zach Collins at center?
     
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    I might be biting into something really sour by saying this but...
    I hope Nards starts. As I don't know why he didn't get back in, in the Washington game. Personally I think he should've been in.
    Lillard/CJ/Aminu/Davis/Nards.

    Granted this is the Rockets, and their small ball lineup is prolly not the best for Nards to be involve in.
     
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