Game Thread Game #41 - BLAZERS @ DENVER NUGGETS - JANUARY 13, 2022 - THURSDAY - 7:00 PM (PDT) TNT

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If the Blazers don't trade Nurk, do you think he re-signs?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  3. He's gone one way or the other

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  1. James lamphear

    James lamphear Well-Known Member

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    Tonight there really clueless on defense end. You can't live a man with the ball in his hand in scoring position I didn't see this once I seen many times. To me Nurk been really lazy on defense majority he needs be leader out there.
     
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    Never put Blazers on national tv anymore please.
     
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    Did you expect anything different from tonight?

    Thought so. Thanks.
     
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    Well going to watch Gonzaga play and this Chet kid haven't seen him play yet.
     
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    Necessity is the mother of invention. Most guys that were big since they were little do have the same opportunity to develop some of these skills but they just never have to in order to dominate, so they develop skills that increase how dominant they can be in the areas in which they are already having so much success. Also getting low enough to the ground that your dribble won't get tipped away is not as easy for big guys as it is for smaller players... so an efficient handle is a little harder for a big to develop. Passing should be easier for them to develop but again when scoring at the hoop comes so naturally why would you pass it a lot. Shaq was just bragging on TNT about how he never passed it... even though he was a solid passer for a dominant big during his era.
     
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    If they're going to tank they need to be less obvious!
     
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    Watching Jeff Green light us up I can't help but think about how dumb OKC was to split up KD, Harden, Russ and Green. That core would have won them multiple titles and having Harden would have made Westbrook a completely different player who would have been forced to play within himself.
     
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    This is about as unwatchable as it gets.
     
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    Ducks are on ESPN, close game against UCLA, 4 minutes to go.
     
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    Why aren't Zeller and Greg Brown getting any burn in this blowout?
     
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    ehizzy3 RIP mgb

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    Ouch will
     
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    Shit, Will's head right into Nurk's knee. I think it knocked him out cold.
     
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    Little 23 pt run here and we'll be back in this!
     
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    If there really are a bunch of teams vying for RoCo, he's sure helping us out if we're auctioning him off.
     
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    DSJ may not be able to shoot a lick, but there are some things he does pretty well for a 3rd string PG.
    17 points on 7-11 shooting with 8 assists and only 1 turnover with very few options to pass to is pretty darn good.
     
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  17. illmatic99

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    Why not play greg?
     
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    Brown must have done something to be relegated to not even being able to play in short-handed, roster decimated blow outs.

    Wonder what the deal is?
     
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    At his price I think he's a keeper...smart player...two way player...I love this kid's game...Elleby who looked better last couple games sucks tonight...
     
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    Without our top 4 guards (Dame, CJ, Powell and Simons) our starting backcourt still has 35 points, 12 assists and only 2 turnovers on 50% shooting.

    'Scoring guards' is definitely not our problem. We need better wings, more size/length, and better defense.
     
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