Game Thread GAME# 32: BLAZERS @ LAKERS - FEBRUARY 26, 2021 - FRIDAY, 7:00, ESPN & NBCSNW

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by Darkwebs, Feb 23, 2021.

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Which team in the NBA do you dislike the most?

Poll closed Mar 2, 2021.
  1. Lakers

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  2. Some other team

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  1. Tince

    Tince Well-Known Member

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    Yikes, you're so right.

    A roster with one guy who can make plays for others and one guy over 6'7" (and he a horrible defender)... it's depressing to think about! Hopefully we can tread water for a couple more weeks, break of the rust in a month or so.
     
  2. riverman

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    I'm talkin' about the play in this game....you'd have to be a real idiot to think my post was about their careers and value in the league.....TONIGHT...being the clue word here....you can laugh about that all you want...Trent dug us a hole tonight...Caruso helped his team win
     
  3. DDolla

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    Stotts still don’t know how to adjust when teams double team Dame from half court. We need a Draymond Green to free up Dame for open shots
     
  4. Tince

    Tince Well-Known Member

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    Bingo... We were best equiped to attack that when we had Seth, and a healthy Rodney Hood. Not the best defensive crew, but at least we could stop teams from selling out on Dame.
     
  5. Tince

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    What is the adjustment when defenses can have 2 guys on Dame, 1 on Trent (who can't pass), and 2 with a foot in the key; while we have 3 guys who can't shoot?
     
  6. Darkwebs

    Darkwebs Awakened to emptiness Staff Member Moderator

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    The best the Blazers looked tonight was during the timeouts.
     
  7. wizenheimer

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    the adjustment is fire the GM
     
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  9. KSF-ERIC

    KSF-ERIC Well-Known Member

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    Silver lining: our fourth quarter defense was sensational. Covington was awesome. We just couldn’t hit a shot. Go Blazers.
     
  10. kjironman1

    kjironman1 No Lies here!

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    It kind of worked the other way. They got some stops and they had some chances to make a run. They even got a few open looks but nobody other than Dame could hit a shot.
     
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    AmirIcon Harbinger of Light

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    It wasn't Trent's best game but he was responsible for so much more on the floor for his team than Caruso. Even tonight, Trent was much better.

    And nothing in my post was talking about just tonight. I'm talking about the season so I'm not sure how your response is even relevant.
     
  12. twobullz

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    What I don't get is the Blazers start out games in the first quarter passing and getting easy buckets. Tonight first 5 buckets 5 assists then 2 the rest of the first half. Do they not watch film and see when the move the ball they get open looks and easy shots?
     
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    AmirIcon Harbinger of Light

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    The season's numbers suggest otherwise and it's not even close.
     
  14. PHXBlazer1

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    It's truly baffling
     
  15. KSF-ERIC

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    We have a great bench. Problem is some of them are starting. Before the injuries, we had had 3 bench players scoring double figures.
     
  16. OneSport3

    OneSport3 The Knowledge Hoarder

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    Stotts-Apologists on Twitter:

    Last week: Stotts is the best coach ever! Look at how he is winning despite all the injuries. The #FireStotts crowd is awfully quiet right now.

    This week: How do you expect Stotts to win with all these injuries???

    All I’m asking for is some consistency.
     
  17. KSF-ERIC

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    12 or 13? Try 20. I’m sick of watching Dame get knocked out of the air and not get FTs. It’s ridiculous.
     
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    Yikes. Not without CJ and Nurk, we aren’t.
     
  19. Tince

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    I'll let you guess who is who.
     
  20. bobf

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    I’d take the Aminu and Harkless we had over RoCo and DJJ. But I think they are not that far behind and could improve with time especially when we get Nurk and CJ back. They are not the problem.

    Dame CJ Nurk RoCo DJJ
    CJ2 Trent Little Kanter

    Is a good team. 50+ wins in an 82 game season if healthy.

    As long as we play washed up Melo and Hood and throw in Ant we will suck.
     

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