Mark this prediction down: Meyers Leonard will win the 16-17 Most Improved Player award

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  1. Shaboid

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    Not saying that Thomas will get MVP, but let's say he does. Has anyone ever won both in the same season?
     
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    Thomas is solidly 3rd in a two-horse race for MVP. Almost any other year he would be in big time consideration but not this year. I can't find anyone who has won both in the same year. It is a relatively new award. The first year Curry won people said he should have been MIP as well though.
     
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    Glad I stayed out of this thread
     
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    mook Let's go eat at McNurklard's!

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    Well, looks like there's just an even better baseline for the 2017-18 season!
     
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    If he is traded this year, it might be the most improvement to the team this year.
     
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    Strenuus Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    There's a little known award handed out every year that is called the most NOT improved player.

    Meyers is the clear frontrunner most years.
     
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    Nikolokolus There's always next year

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    I really do feel bad for the guy. If he was a malcontent or acted like it didn't bother him, or was yucking it up while sucking it up, he'd be my all-time most hated Blazer, but it's clear that he cares and wants to play well and he seems like a good enough teammate (at least what we get to see through the screen).

    But, fuck Neil Olshey for bidding against himself with this guy.
     
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    I stand by my original post.

     
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    Welp, Blazers are at 23 wins at All Star break!
     
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    Nikolokolus There's always next year

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    Wow! This is . . . wow . . . just wow!!

    :wink:
     
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    I feel a little bad for Meyers. I comfort myself with the idea that he probably doesn't look at this forum, so Meyers Memes are just for fun. I wouldn't hurl abuse at the guy on Twitter or send a dead rat to his home.
     
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    Lets hope Meyers doesn't see this.

     
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    I miss the old days where big men actually played inside with power and owned the paint. Take away the 3 seconds in the key and put the hand checking back into the game please!
     
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    Nah, keep the 3 second in the key and let them have a little movement. Just stick to 15' and under.
     
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    Unfortunately, Meyers strikes me as the kind of guy who just might be insecure enough to actually read fan forums.
     
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    I have thought that, if anyone does read us, it's Meyers. And what he reads here isn't helping.
     
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    If so, I'd think he'd have been cured of that habit before now.
     
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    Meyers=Least Improved
     
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    Impossible. I specifically ordered him to watch Bill Walton film 4 years ago and he ignored me.
     
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