Game Thread Preseason Game #1: Nuggets @ Blazers - Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by ABM, Oct 8, 2019.

  1. kjironman1

    kjironman1 Hoops didn't like my other Slogan!

    Joined:
    May 16, 2014
    Messages:
    9,905
    Likes Received:
    9,944
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Ironworker
    Location:
    Portland
    Yeah. It was to be expected.
     
  2. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2008
    Messages:
    33,307
    Likes Received:
    20,894
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Cornfields
    Also curious to see how David Vanterpool's departure affects Simons' development.
     
    kjironman1 likes this.
  3. Rastapopoulos

    Rastapopoulos Leftist Mobster

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2008
    Messages:
    25,906
    Likes Received:
    10,727
    Trophy Points:
    113
    My Family and Other Animals was one of my favorite books growing up and I kind of hate what they did with it. The mother was not a sexy youngish love interest, she was just comic relief (and a bit of an alcoholic).
     
  4. Rastapopoulos

    Rastapopoulos Leftist Mobster

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2008
    Messages:
    25,906
    Likes Received:
    10,727
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Have to agree. The Nuggets played without their best player (who is a genuine MVP candidate) and didn't break a sweat. We've got all our hopes hanging on Simons and Porter is like Durant Jr.

    Helps that they actually have a POINT GUARD ON THE BENCH, something we haven't had in years.

    Hm. I think we MIGHT kick into gear after the All-Star break.
     
  5. Rastapopoulos

    Rastapopoulos Leftist Mobster

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2008
    Messages:
    25,906
    Likes Received:
    10,727
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I'm with you, except I have the terrible feeling that if we got Porter he'd turn out to be Evan Turner.
     
  6. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2008
    Messages:
    33,307
    Likes Received:
    20,894
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Cornfields
    Why is that? He's a career 40.5% 3pt shooter, of which 93% of his makes have been assisted. He's the definition of a corner catch and shoot guy, which is essentially all we would ever ask of him on offense. Just having him run to the wings and corners alone would improve our spacing immensely.

    And he can swing to 3/4 on defense and somewhat help with the likes of Bron/PG/Kawhi/et al alongside Bazemore/Hood/Nurk.

    If CHI would just comply, I can't find a more perfect fit.
     
  7. kjironman1

    kjironman1 Hoops didn't like my other Slogan!

    Joined:
    May 16, 2014
    Messages:
    9,905
    Likes Received:
    9,944
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Ironworker
    Location:
    Portland
    I been wondering that pretty much all summer. @Chris Craig had a pretty good answer on his site.
     
    Chris Craig likes this.
  8. UKRAINEFAN

    UKRAINEFAN Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2008
    Messages:
    5,892
    Likes Received:
    3,523
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    un-retired
    Location:
    Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine
    Nate McMillan would say we should have won this game. We had two more rebounds than them, two less turnovers and shot six more free throws. Unfortunately, Nate, we only shot 20% from three.
     
    TorturedBlazerFan likes this.
  9. TorturedBlazerFan

    TorturedBlazerFan Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2018
    Messages:
    14,198
    Likes Received:
    16,704
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Baby Daddy
    Location:
    Chasing my kids
    And like 33% overall lol
     
  10. hoopsjock

    hoopsjock Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2018
    Messages:
    11,774
    Likes Received:
    19,269
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Business Owner
    Location:
    North Plains
    The one thing? He he.
     
    TorturedBlazerFan likes this.
  11. Jon

    Jon mr. 300

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2015
    Messages:
    1,291
    Likes Received:
    1,801
    Trophy Points:
    113
    so, another Meyers?
     
  12. James lamphear

    James lamphear Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2018
    Messages:
    2,432
    Likes Received:
    1,960
    Trophy Points:
    113
    That was pretty bad of me.
     
  13. B-Roy

    B-Roy Blazer Fan

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2008
    Messages:
    18,293
    Likes Received:
    7,703
    Trophy Points:
    113
    This is a problem Hassan has had his entire career. At this point I’m more inclined to believe it’s his own issue rather then give him the benefit of the doubt.
     
    Jade Falcon and kjironman1 like this.
  14. noknobs

    noknobs Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2008
    Messages:
    3,525
    Likes Received:
    3,435
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I don't know what he did over the off-season but that was the best Meyers has looked in a long time.

    :drumroll:
     
  15. TorturedBlazerFan

    TorturedBlazerFan Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2018
    Messages:
    14,198
    Likes Received:
    16,704
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Baby Daddy
    Location:
    Chasing my kids
    You heard me!... you read it! Lol
    It was definitely the thing I agreed with the most. That wasnt like dead obvious (at least to me). Lol
     
    hoopsjock likes this.
  16. PtldPlatypus

    PtldPlatypus Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2008
    Messages:
    24,536
    Likes Received:
    27,191
    Trophy Points:
    113
    No, it was perfect. I loved it.
     
  17. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2008
    Messages:
    33,307
    Likes Received:
    20,894
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Cornfields
    Those were some of the worst airballs I've ever seen in an NBA game.

    He actually backs a company that makes tech to track shot trajectory, arch, etc. His display yesterday can't be good for business.
     
  18. THE HCP

    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2008
    Messages:
    48,102
    Likes Received:
    25,367
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    N.E.P.
    When we played the Suns in the MC during the 40th Anniversary season, the curtains were up. Not sure why they didn't do it again.
     
  19. SlyPokerDog

    SlyPokerDog Woof! Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Messages:
    84,793
    Likes Received:
    66,910
    Trophy Points:
    115
    Curtains were down.

    [​IMG]
     
  20. theprunetang

    theprunetang Bow down before Simons; basketball Jesus.

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2008
    Messages:
    8,241
    Likes Received:
    13,338
    Trophy Points:
    113
    You never know with a project big. I would suggest just letting the guy be who he is for a bit and see if he improves. It's not that hard. Not like you need your 15th man to play anyways.
     
    TorturedBlazerFan likes this.

Share This Page