Game Thread GAME# 25: SUNS @ BLAZERS - DECEMBER 6, 2018 - THURSDAY, 7:00 PM, NBCSNW

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by Darkwebs, Dec 5, 2018.

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Who needs to exit the Blazers organization?

This poll will close on Jan 5, 2019 at 2:08 AM.
  1. McGowan

    23.7%
  2. Olshey

    55.9%
  3. Stotts

    61.0%
  4. Lillard

    3.4%
  5. McCollum

    44.1%
  6. Turner

    67.8%
  7. Harkless

    28.8%
  8. Meyers

    32.2%
  9. Other(s)

    15.3%
  10. Nobody (yet)

    5.1%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. tykendo

    tykendo Well-Known Member

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    Wanting the Blazers to lose, Par for the course.
     
  2. Darkwebs

    Darkwebs Awakened to emptiness Staff Member Moderator

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  3. tykendo

    tykendo Well-Known Member

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    Saw that. Bench guards time to earn keep for a change. Sauce and Curry have been a major disappointment of late. Time to get Trent Jr. some minutes with the big boys.
     
  4. TBpup

    TBpup Writing Team

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    The last time CJ didn't play against the Suns, the Blazers won by 40+....on the road.
     
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  5. BBert

    BBert Weasels Ripped My Flesh

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    It's BIV Time!
     
  6. stampedehero

    stampedehero Play On>>>/ SRV

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    "Two old people carting a tree, girls skipping rope, kids climbing up a hill and Snoopy could not help this tortured Blazer fan." (Also....The steps are missing a handrail>exceeds four risers)
     
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    stampedehero Play On>>>/ SRV

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    But this is not the same team..
     
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    stampedehero Play On>>>/ SRV

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    The Suns have a Hockey coach. Gotta beat them... 507yAQFSuns coach.jpg
     
  9. Eastoff

    Eastoff I admit it, I own a Meyers Jersey

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    I want to see Jake take some of his minutes
     
  10. BBert

    BBert Weasels Ripped My Flesh

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    Wade Baldwin the Fourth.

    Can we please get some defense on our back court? Please?

    K Thnx.
     
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  11. PtldPlatypus

    PtldPlatypus This is what it looks like when a platypus cries. Staff Member Moderator

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    FTFY...
     
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    Labinot41 Well-Known Member

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    Labinot41 Well-Known Member

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    If the Blazers lose this game, this Team is dead and season is over. There are no excuses to lose against Phoenix, Because their team is already dead.
     
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  14. kjironman1

    kjironman1 Back from 0-2!

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    It could be the setting for the feel good story of the season. The Blazers showing tremendous resilience after losing their owner and weathering losses as bad as 30 and 40 points have come back in a huge way winning 35 of the next 40 then sweeping their way into the Western Conference Finals. Who would have thought a team that lost by 20 to the lowly Suns in December would have reached such heights?

    How does that sound?
     
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    Like a fantasy movie even Hollywood wouldn't make. :cheers: Nice idea though...
     
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  16. Hoopguru

    Hoopguru Rip Some Lips

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    Tis time last year we were in the midst of a 5 game losing streak. Through the Dec5 last year we had lost 11 games.
    And I remember the doom and gloom emotions that were prevalent, which is one your are entitled to express your emotions how ever you want.
    And we all know that we went on a pretty decent winning streak, then things look better.
    Personally, I think it will happen again. Im not wanting blow it up now or even change coaches, but a trade that made since would be welcome.
    Rip City....
     
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    I can't excuse crappy play because they also played crappy at the same point last year.
     
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    Hoopguru Rip Some Lips

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    agreed, I really wasn't excusing crappy play, only pointing out that team's records can change through out the season and like the game being a game of runs, so can the season.
    Do It think they make the WC or NBA finals heck no. I still predict they finish in the middle of the pack.
     
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    Which is why I care little about the W/L record, and am more concerned with HOW they play. Terry's playbook is ass, and the last few years we haven't even had decent/consistent effort/execution of his ass playbook. A few good weeks in the W/L column helps mask the major problems every year, but doesn't actually do anything to solve them.
     
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    Hoopguru Rip Some Lips

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    Sure, HOW they play is important to every franchise. Look at how many of the 30 teams have been mediocre for so long, with many making changes after changes and still not leaping above mediocrity. Hell, Im not against changing things and I think this franchise is going to see many big time changes down the road and they all art going to be good.
    Stott's is probably gone before all star break if things don't turn quickly. Changing coaches is always the easiest thing to do for sure and could spark more synergy?
     

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