Game Thread Game #33 - BLAZERS VS NETS - JANUARY 10, 2022 - MONDAY - 7:00PM (PDT) ROOT SPORTS

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by Chris Craig, Dec 19, 2021.

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Who would you rather have back?

  1. Patty Mills

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  2. LaMarcus Aldridge

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  1. THE HCP

    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    It just seems lately like we are always playing teams that are missing a key player.
     
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    Well I guess if it's just lately than it's no longer always.
     
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    I would also think that he would be a better defender at the 2 than the 3 due to his height.
     
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    People will point out that the games he has played at the two next to Ant that he has still been getting blown by too often but I think those people expect Powell to be a lockdown one-on-one defender while also being a help defender that covers for all of our weakass nondefending guards. I don't think that's realistic, he's not an all defensive guy, just a really solid player on both ends.
     
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    I don't think he's solid defensively. He may not be as bad as the other 5 short Portland guards (unbelievable Portland has 6 guys under 6'4), but that's not saying much. I just glanced and his defensive rating has always been worse than his team's and that is not a mark of solid defense. Now, he'd probably do better playing against SG's than SF's (but not so this season according to 82games), but nobody will ever mistake his defense for being at the level of Wesley Matthews, which is the minimum level of defense needed next to Dame, IMO
     
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    Thank you for college football.
     
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    Tonight we find out if Watford and Elleby can stop KD and Harden......
     
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    They are so good they already neutralized harden
     
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    Winning game 40 when you're 9 game under .500 is the only thing that matters. Not the college football national championship game and surely nothing silly like family!
     
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    Things every NBA team is saying... minus teams playing the Jazz.
     
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    Do you pregame?
     
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    We must have a leg up on the scouting report at least! Advantage for the 3rd string allstars!
     
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    It was interesting to see the Bucks with Wes and Rodney both recovered from achilles tears and playing together for the Bucks...KD playing after achilles...Klay......the surgery has improved apparently
     
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    Yea it’s nothing nowadays
     
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    I like aggressive so far they already pickup 5 fouls as a team.
     
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    So far not bad there out competing on the floor.
     
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    Helluva start by the summer league crew!...loved seeing Nas block Blake Griffin
     
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    I like the aggressive by Little already 6 attempts at the free throw line. Nurk already 6 attempts also.
     
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    Man this is a dead game thread. Good thing The Phantom (Snell) just came in. Pretty sure he's a hologram.
    My prediction: 0-0-1-0
     
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