Game Thread SEEDING GAME# 2: BLAZERS @ CELTICS - AUGUST 2, 2020 - SUNDAY, 12:30, ABC & NBCSNW

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by Darkwebs, Jul 31, 2020.

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On a scale of 1-10, what's your excitement level for this Blazers season restart?

Poll closed Aug 3, 2020.
  1. 10 - Extremely excited

    34.7%
  2. 9

    8.2%
  3. 8

    30.6%
  4. 7

    4.1%
  5. 6

    6.1%
  6. 5

    2.0%
  7. 4

    2.0%
  8. 3

    6.1%
  9. 2

    2.0%
  10. 1 - Not excited at all

    4.1%
  1. AldoTrapani

    AldoTrapani Well-Known Member

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    Dame needs to be more consistent with his 3 point shooting. What saves his percentages is these supernova streaks he goes on every year for 2-3 weeks. But other than that he’s always on and off
     
  2. KSF-ERIC

    KSF-ERIC Well-Known Member

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    Nah. We’re good.
     
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  3. UKRAINEFAN

    UKRAINEFAN Well-Known Member

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    All right; we have it under 20. We got this!
     
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  4. BonesJones

    BonesJones We got shooters.

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    The only designed touches he gets in a scoring position are post entries and pick n roll. Would love to have some more versatility in terms of getting him the ball.
     
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  5. BonesJones

    BonesJones We got shooters.

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    Wish I was wrong :/
     
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    Shaboid Well-Known Member

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    We need a lot of shots to drop in the second half. No question there.
     
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    Labinot41 Well-Known Member

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    Let's pay him 50 millions for making the right passes. Pathetic
     
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  8. Chris Craig

    Chris Craig (Blazersland) I'm Your Huckleberry Staff Member Global Moderator Moderator

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    Can't wait to get outscored by 30 in the 3rd quarter
     
  9. BonesJones

    BonesJones We got shooters.

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    He's not being held accountable. Stotts let's him shoot whatever midrange shots he wants (even encourages it) and hes usually inefficient because of it. Every now and then he has a good game but most of the time this is the crap we get.
     
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    James lamphear Well-Known Member

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    Our hope they cool down hitting those 3 damn 61 percent and a lot them was contested shots. Boston play very good defense and they definitely got us out of our rythem we even missing open shots. Nurk and Trent had a good 1st half.
     
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  11. blazerkor

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    Me too but our perimeter D just isn't good enough. It was wishful thinking that we would put a worse defender out there with Dame and CJ when they need a defensive specialist that covers for them. That doesn't mean I don't think we can make the playoffs, it just means that teams like Boston and Houston coming up are nightmares for us.
     
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    Dame on that slump with his shooting
     
  13. A$AP Meyers

    A$AP Meyers Well-Known Member

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    Well maybe if we can cut it to 12 or so this quarter we have a shot. Kemba should be in min restriction. Need to find a way to slow Tatum down. And Whiteside should not play a single second this half. Total wasteman
     
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    I think Dame will have a really big second half but I don't know if we can get enough stops for it to get us to a win in this one. That being said I've seen less likely comebacks before but not too often.
     
  15. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

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    We haven't seen Dame play this poorly in a while. He needs to step up
     
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    He looks rusty, IMO he should have played more pre season
     
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    HailBlazers RIPcity

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  18. Chris Craig

    Chris Craig (Blazersland) I'm Your Huckleberry Staff Member Global Moderator Moderator

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    Yeah, I don't like it
     
  19. A$AP Meyers

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    Doubtful with Smart and Brown checking him
     
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  20. Chris Craig

    Chris Craig (Blazersland) I'm Your Huckleberry Staff Member Global Moderator Moderator

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    Please. Put him on Tatum he won't make shit
     

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