Is Mo the unsung hero of the series?

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  1. The_Lillard_King

    The_Lillard_King Westside

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    So I have been on and off here as I celebrate "the shot" and the Blazers moving on to the 2nd round. So maybe someone has already raised this but let's talk about Mo and his psychological defense.

    Troy Daniels came to Portland and scored 9 points in game 3 and 17 points game 4. Having a huge impact on both games. Mo then gets into his head in a strange way . . .at the time I agreed with those who thought Mo was over the top and shouldn't have ended game 4 in such a classless way.

    But after Mo brings attention to Daniels by way of the antics after the game, telling media he know what he did (which was nothing) and then using twitter to say he is messing with TD . . . well it appears TD did in fact feel the pressure and dipped to 5 points in game 5 and 0-2 in game 6 with no points and zero impact.

    In a series where every point counts, did Mo's jedi mind tricks work TD. What would have happened if TD stayed hot or made even one shots in game 6?

    Mo defensive player of the series? :)
     
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    joke threads should be OT
     
  3. bodyman5000 and 1

    bodyman5000 and 1 Lions, Tigers, Me, Bears

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    It isn't a joke in my eyes but I don't know what happened. I think Mo fucked himself up too....
     
  4. SlyPokerDog

    SlyPokerDog Woof! Staff Member Administrator

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    This forum hates Mo. They all long for the days of when Nolan Smith was our backup point guard.

    I know, I don't get it either.
     
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    BBert Weasels Ripped My Flesh

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    No.

    And no, no one here wants Nolan Smith over Mo. That's a false choice and a troll post.

    Daniels production went down because the Blazers decided to play defense on him. It was evident.

    Whether or not Mo had 'gotten into his head', Daniels wasn't and would not have been the difference in this series, and therefore Mo's actions do not make him the hero of the series.

    Just my 2 pesos.
     
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    HOU won game 5 handily.

    McHale is the defensive player of this series. Check the minutes Daniels received in game 6.
     
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    SlyPokerDog Woof! Staff Member Administrator

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    You're treasurer of the Nolan Smith fan club.
     
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    mo had a great game 4..besides that he was horrendous
     
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    Mo was a team leading +12 in Game 6.
     
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    Mediocre Man Mr. SportsTwo

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    Hasn't it been determined that +/- is a joke of a stat, like a million times?
     
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    People don't like Mo Willams because he isn't very good. Pretty simple
     
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    I'm not sure where he ended up at but at one point during the season he led all players coming off the bench in assists and steals.
     
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  14. Natebishop3

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    I gave Mo his props for the game four win. Beyond that, I'm not going to give him much more. His horrible defense allowed Jeremy Lin to have a field day and ultimately I think was the difference giving them the win in game 5.
     
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    Mo is our best bench option and miles better than anything we had last year. I'm glad we have him available this year but its definitely a position we'll look to upgrade in the future.
     
  16. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    He's our best bench option when he's on. When he's off he's basically a net negative.
     
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    magnifier661 B-A-N-A-N-A-S!

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    I think mo is sexy when his game is on. We need him to be sexy all series!
     
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    And President!

    Yeah, that's the ticket!

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    Well said.
     
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