Game Thread SEEDING GAME# 3: ROCKETS @ BLAZERS - AUGUST 4, 2020 - TUESDAY, 6:00, TNT & NBCSNW

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by Darkwebs, Aug 2, 2020.

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If you had to choose, which single person was most responsible for the loss last game?

Poll closed Aug 7, 2020.
  1. Carmelo Anthony

    4.9%
  2. Damian Lillard

    8.2%
  3. Hassan Whiteside

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Mario Hezonja

    1.6%
  5. Terry Stotts

    13.1%
  6. Zach Collins

    3.3%
  7. Brad Stevens

    3.3%
  8. Jason Tatum

    18.0%
  9. Jaylen Brown

    24.6%
  10. Meyers Leonard

    23.0%
  1. noknobs

    noknobs Well-Known Member

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    I hope we start Trent against the rockets. No way collins can stay on Covington who will just sit out there and cast threes, like the rest of their team.
     
  2. HailBlazers

    HailBlazers RIPcity

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    BlazerBeav Well-Known Member

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    As always, get Westbrook to take this game as a personal showdown between Dame and himself, and we're golden.
     
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    B-Roy Blazer Fan

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    This is the game to play GTJ 36 minutes.
     
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    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    Strenuus Global Moderator Staff Member Global Moderator

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    I'm crying laughing at the Meyers Leonard choice

    You know your boy voted that! Lmao.
     
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    James lamphear Well-Known Member

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    I think Stotts will start with the starters to see how it goes but we will see a lot small ball with Trent at the 3.
     
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  8. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

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    I hope we pound them down low.
     
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    Bruno_Sabino Biggets Blazer fan in south america

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    Must win game. Every game is at this point... but gotta bounce back for next one. Lets go
     
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  10. Wade Garrett

    Wade Garrett Exactly right.

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    Your inability to give Boston any credit for the win is puzzling.
    But, so is most of the opinions and reactions in here.
    Rip City....
     
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    Must win?
     
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    I'm going to be a Pelicans fan today!
     
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    I think Blazers will win this one; Houston will not be up for this game, especially after their game against Bucks.
     
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    Damn, I didn't realize Dame is up to 8 assists per game. This dude keeps getting better.
     
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    well, Portland came into the bubble in 9th (by .001 percentage point) 8 games under .500 with 6 of 8 games against teams with better records. So yeah, they are fucked, but most of the fucking was prior to the 4th Q of the Boston game
     
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    i voted for Stotts, but it was a combination of Stotts, Dame and Nurkic.
     
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    I only watched the last few minutes so I went with Meyers.
     
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    jlprk The ESPN mod is insane.

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    Nurkic' lazy one-armed ball handling, shooting, and passing lost us many possessions. But he isn't on the list, so I didn't vote.
     
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    How will portland stop the threes? Terrible defense overall and even worse on long balls. If houston is hitting them, then lights out. Harden could go for 50.
     
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    Watching the Bucks defend the Rockets was Bizarre.

    People love to call Terry stubborn...Bud was on a different level.

    Our perimeter creation will help vs all of Houston's switching.

    Going to come down to defending without fouling imo. Haven't been able to do it through 2 games though (fouls are way up for all teams btw).
     
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