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Game Thread PLAYOFFS: ROUND 1, GAME 2: PELICANS @ BLAZERS - APRIL 17, 2018, TUESDAY, 7:30 PM (PDT), TNT & NBCSNW

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by Darkwebs, Apr 15, 2018.

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What/who was the primary reason for Game 1's loss?

Poll closed Sunday at 3:23 AM.
  1. Olshey

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  2. Stotts/Blazers' coaching staff

    29.3%
  3. Blazers' starters

    48.0%
  4. Blazers' bench

    1.3%
  5. Alvin Gentry/Pelican's coaching staff

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  6. Anthony Davis

    5.3%
  7. Jrue Holiday

    10.7%
  8. Pelicans' players in general

    2.7%
  9. Referees

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  10. Portland crowd/fans

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  1. Gronk Brady

    Gronk Brady Well-Known Member

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    50% of salary cap for 15 man roster committed to 2 players at PG and SG is definition of guard heavy roster... you don’t know what you are talking about... and you didn’t answer my question
     
  2. KingSpeed

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    What is the mystery SHOOTING guard that doesn't need the ball that fits into our "system"? It's bad to have a good SG and a good PG? What the fuck?
     
  3. KingSpeed

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    The three biggest favorites in this playoffs is DeRozen/Lowry, Klay/Steph, and Paul/Harden. You need good guards to win.
     
  4. KingSpeed

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    And yes, I want to bring back our roster. We're the youngest team in the playoffs that is slowly but surely coming into its own.
     
  5. Gronk Brady

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    There is no point in arguing with you if you like being mediocre and don’t even want to look for a solution
     
  6. honkicracker

    honkicracker Writing Team

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    But you're not talking basketball.
    You said Nurk has no one to guard. Then in the same post.. went on to say Nards might play because of matchups.
    Literally contradicts yourself.
    You're posts aren't worth reading.
    You quoted me, could've left it alone. Instead you tried to 'talk basketball' with me.
    Then you get upset when someone laughs at your post.

    Don't read my posts, I frankly don't care.
    But don't expect everyone on this forum to sugar coat their posts to you.
     
  7. KingSpeed

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    We're not mediocre. We went from 8 seed to 3 seed in one year. We are on the rise. Even if we lose this series, that doesn't erase that. Teams lose in playoffs. Even the Spurs lost in playoffs as #1 seed once and they didn't break up the team. Stay the course. We're getting better. We'll be even better next year. A trade for a trade's sake won't help.
     
  8. KingSpeed

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    Nards is awesome. He can hit swish3s.
     
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  9. honkicracker

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    True sarcasm doesn't need green font.
    Well played Eric.
     
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    speaking of trades, what was yall reaction to the Allen Crabbe trade?
     
  11. KingSpeed

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    It was fine. We miss some of his shooting but Aminu improved his shooting and Pat has improved.
     
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  13. BonesJones

    BonesJones Don't Yell At Me

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    Someones petty. You're missing out on an opportunity to get educated by not reading his post. Thats a shame.
     
  14. BonesJones

    BonesJones Don't Yell At Me

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    If all teams were healthy, we'd be a 6 seed behind MIN, SAS, and UTA. Maybe 7th behind NOP.
     
  15. KingSpeed

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    If Roy and Oden were healthy, we'd have 5 championships.
     
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    I personally am not against moving CJ. But what realistic solution do you have in mind? Something like Wiggins would be a disaster deal for us. I just don't see something that improves us off-hand.
     
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  17. BrunoSOC

    BrunoSOC Ripcity from Brazil

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    Need to win this one
     
  18. BonesJones

    BonesJones Don't Yell At Me

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    We're talking about the talent level of our current team. We're probably the 6th/7th best team. We only got the 3 seed because of other teams injuries with us remaining healthy. We had luck. We shouldn't resist change because we got lucky.
     
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  19. KingSpeed

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    Agreed. You can't just say trade so and so. Trade so and so for whom???
     
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    lol I call it setting boundaries, but you can call it what you want
     
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