Game Thread Game #59 - BLAZERS @ GRIZZLIES - FEBRUARY 16, 2022 - WEDNESDAY - 5:00 PM (PDT) ROOT SPORTS

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by Chris Craig, Feb 14, 2022.

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Are you surprised about the Blazers winning ways since the deadline?

  1. Yes, I expected them to lose

    9 vote(s)
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  2. Yes, but it's refreshing to see a young active team with effort

    38 vote(s)
    70.4%
  3. What happened to tanking

    4 vote(s)
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  4. Hell no! Addition by subtraction, bro.

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  1. wizenheimer

    wizenheimer Well-Known Member

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    I have never been sold on Grant. With Dame and Ant Portland has incredible floor-stretching in the back court. Hart, Winslow, Little are solid wings (Hart a bit more), but Hart is easily the best 3 point shooter and he's below average (.347 career). Grant is even worse. I don't want a reboot of the shooting inconsistency Portland has been suffering since Matthews/Batum left. I'd like the Blazers to add at least one knockdown shooter in the front-court

    that's why I was hoping for two top-10 picks to see if the Blazers could shake loose a player like John Collins for Bledsoe and a couple of lottery picks. He might be a bad example but he's a tier above Grant and I don't think Portland should settle
     
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    Strenuus Global Moderator Staff Member Global Moderator

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    When they know they know.
     
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    Can’t believe we’ve beat Memphis twice on the road this year while short handed.
     
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    which team? the Blazers or the team of orthopedic surgeons at OHSU?
     
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    Oh.
     
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    I am with you on Dame. And what we have to check actually, asap, is if Dame can play in Billups system. Cronin traded players, that knew basketball better than coach. I say check how and if Lillard can work with this team and make moves in off-season.
     
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    But think of all the possibilities with Myles Turner or Chris Boucher?
     
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    I hope Simmons is still starting when Dame returns hes legit and our future. Also we may have won that Cj trade if it was only traded cj for Hart and that was it, everything else is a bonus. Still upset with that clippers trade but wow we badly needed a shakeup. F U Neil for never doing it.
     
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    Now Dame need to fit with this team. No more walking the ball and all 4 standing in the corner. Dame need to run and push.
     
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    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    I think these guys can feel the change. They can feel the clearing of the air.
     
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    Haha fuck skip trust me but just mentioning Ant is on the concise of these main stream talking heads
     
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    Wow, i'm really excited for the future
     
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    I love his comment about it not going like the front office was planning it would go i.e. tank.
     
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    No one ever wants to sign with Portland but when they get here, they never want to leave.
     
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    We got the best player in the Clippers trade. What is there to be upset about? People referred to Winslow as basically nothing when we traded for him but he is clearly the best fit here and not the overpriced Simmons, Randle, and Grant which we were pulling for.
     
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    BBert Weasels Ripped My Flesh

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    Rob Perez on his Twitter spaces show right now is raving about Ant and thinks he and Dame can work just fine. The outlook about this franchise has undergone a WILD swing in the past few weeks.
     
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    GODDAMNIT

     
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