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  1. TBpup

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    Whoever had Harmless back in the lineup to get him going and try to get a trade value...... you are the winner.
     
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    I know they aren't going to fire Stotts this season, that doesn't mean he doesn't deserve criticism for doing a crappy job.

    I totally get that sometimes rotations are set and you want to stick with them even if players are struggling so they have a chance to adapt and eventually feel comfortable in their roles. However, that is not what happened. Stotts did change his rotation back to having CJ in with the 2nd unit and wasn't playing ET, Curry, and Stauskas together as much. So when he says he kept it that way because they were playing well it's a load of crap because his actions proved that he didn't feel that way.
     
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    lets not forget that Stotts always uses the first half of the season to look at a different combo's, plus I think now teams are starting to showcase players for trade action which will start within a 2/3 weeks I bet.
    The whole league is bunched up now besides maybe 3 teams or so, you can bet there will be some changes to a number of teams up to the mid feb deadline.
     
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    I'm sorry but I can't stand that excuse that he's trying to get looks at different lineup combos. First of all, other than Curry and Stauskas he should already know what combos to use. Second of all, he always reverts back to Dame and CJ having to bail out his poor rotations.
     
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    Sure, he like anyone should be willing to learn from mistakes.
     
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