Lillard’s confidence is shot

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  1. Bingo Bango

    Bingo Bango Active Member

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    Four points through three quarters? 0 for 6 on threes? 2 of 11 from the field? Two turnovers to start the 4th quarter? What the hell, Damian? You played better than this your rookie year. Hell, you played better than this in your very first NBA game.
     
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    We could have had harrison fucking barnes
     
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  3. Fez Forthright

    Fez Forthright スーパーバッド Zero Cool

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    He’s clearly playing injured.

    This sudden decline is crazy to watch - he went from Dame Dolla to Nolan Smith.
     
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    He says he’s not.
     
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    Zach Collins Enthusiast Bored

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    He's injured and lost his range, he should shoot from inside the arc
     
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    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

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    it ain't confidence. he's missing shots that he has never missed.

    remains to be seen if this is cuz he's injured.
     
  7. HailBlazers

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    Blasphemy - Smith never sniffed 11 Dimes.
     
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    Is this team better without him?

    Seems like he must be injured or something. Probably better he goes, sits out, gets his body and mind right then comes back. I don't know if he has the ability to do that with his ego though.
     
  9. Fez Forthright

    Fez Forthright スーパーバッド Zero Cool

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    Why is he even playing?

    These injuries won’t go away by playing through it - this will linger if they don’t correct it.
     
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    ...maybe this all just "karma" getting him back for all the nonsensical drama and shit stirring he allegedly got involved with this summer :dunno:
     
  11. BBert

    BBert Weasels Ripped My Flesh

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    I don't know about his confidence. But his core strength seems to be failing him. Case in point: Dame's airball 3 in the first quarter. Dame's core strength has always been a super power. Not tonight.
     
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    OneSport3 The Knowledge Hoarder

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    After last game, he said the core injury flared up again. Regardless, he doesn't need to say he's hurt. Its fairly apparent that he is hurt. All of his jumpers are coming up short and he can't blow by anybody right now.

    Dame has never been one to use injury as an excuse.
     
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    DUB Da, da da, da dah!

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    Damn! That’s cold.
     
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    DUB Da, da da, da dah!

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    Right now? Yes.
     
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    His first NBA game was one of the best of his career. 23/11 and a win over Lakers.
     
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    Honestly, Simons should’ve been in there at the end instead of Dame.
     
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    He says he’s fine.
     
  18. AldoTrapani

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    Ya don’t listen. I been told ya. It’s all good tho
     
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    Yep. So weird not wanting him to shoot in 4th quarter.
     
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    BBert Weasels Ripped My Flesh

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    For his shooting? Maybe. As our floor general? Not remotely.
     
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