Game Thread GAME# 52: SPURS @ BLAZERS - FEBRUARY 6, 2020 - THURSDAY, 7:00 PM, NBCSNW

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by Darkwebs, Feb 4, 2020.

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The trade deadline is a couple days away. Should the Blazers trade Hassan?

Poll closed Feb 6, 2020.
  1. Yes

    43.8%
  2. No

    56.3%
  1. maxiep

    maxiep RIP Dr. Jack

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    It hits me every time we play the Spurs, but I wonder if LaMarshmallow looks back--seeing how our biggest hole is at the 4 and what we would look like with him--and says, "Man, did I ever f*** up."?

    I hope so. That idiot could have been among the greatest Blazers ever, with a stone cold lock of #12 hanging in the rafters. Now, he's just putting up pedestrian stats in a small market on a "used-to-be-great" team. Spurs fans will look back and think of LaMarshmallow the way we think of Kiki Vandeweghe, a good, but not great player that put up meaningless stats on forgettable teams.

    Well done, LaMarsha. Well done.
     
  2. BBert

    BBert Weasels Ripped My Flesh

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    There was a play where the guy threw both his legs out on a jump shot trying to create contact, but didn't. Maybe that was him, haha.
     
  3. CupWizier

    CupWizier Well-Known Member

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    Yep, that was him and he even fell down to try and draw attention. The guy should have been t'd up for flopping
     
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  4. maxiep

    maxiep RIP Dr. Jack

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    As an aside, I love how Dame puts up 26 and 10, and we're posting about how he's "come back to earth" or "cooled off". Man, what a run we're seeing. Perhaps only equalled by Walton in 77-78 before his injury.
     
  5. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

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    Kawhi becoming a prima donna screwed up a lot of things for them, and his prospects there.
     
  6. kjironman1

    kjironman1 Not a Good Dude!

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    Ha Ha Ha I'll bet.
    I always wonder what the heck happened to the T-Wolves?
    This is almost on a yearly basis.
     
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    I'll admit that until about 2 months ago I questioned if Trent was going to be a decent enough NBA player to have any staying power. He was terrible last season and he had a really high usage rate. It looked like there wasn't a shot he wasn't willing to take meaning his bad efficiency made him worse than a scrub. Antoine Walker approves

    but this season he's showed vastly improved shot selection and recognition of the offensive flow. His usage is way down and his efficiency is way up. And he's showing some promise at the defensive end of the floor although it's not nearly as good as some are claiming.

    it's just a bit scary that he has only one season before his RFA summer. Portland may have to consider matching a sizable offer if Trent keeps up this kind of progression. You can bet that the Spurs have noticed him. I'm not sure what it will mean that Trent will have an extension a year before Simons does
     
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  8. stampedehero

    stampedehero Play On>>>/ SRV

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    IMG_3753.JPG A mellow feeling in Blazer world (today)
     
  9. B-Roy

    B-Roy Blazer Fan

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    I was never worried about Trent, although I am surprised he is developing so soon, but I guess he was forced into this position.

    Portland has such a good track record developing guys that play his role. Barton (although he broke out elsewhere), Connaughton, Crabbe, Layman. I’m sure they’ll grab another guy in one of the next few drafts that fit the same mold.
     
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    Hey pop, put your money where your mouth is and pick Dame for the Olympic team.
     
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