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Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by Wizard Mentor, Feb 4, 2022.

  1. Wizard Mentor

    Wizard Mentor Wizard Mentor

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    SINS
    San Antonio - Won!
    Indiana - Lost :(
    New Orleans - Won!
    Sacramento - Didn't Play

    Portland - Lost!
    Tankathon Standings (before tonight's games)
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  2. Freshtown

    Freshtown Well-Known Member

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    Now only a half game back from the #8 pick.
     
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  3. Chris Craig

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

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  4. MickZagger

    MickZagger Well-Known Member

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    We can get in that top 4 pretty quick actually
     
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    Absolutely best case we finish 5th worst in weak draft.
     
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    that stupid stretch when they won 6 of 8 is really shafting their lottery mojo. If they would have just gone their normal 3-5 instead of 6-2 they'd be in 5th place right now. 5th place has a 40% chance of a top-4 pick
     
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    MickZagger Well-Known Member

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    What if we lose out?
     
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    OneSport3 The Knowledge Hoarder

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    It could get ugly pretty fast from here on out. There is a very good chance we win only 1 game in February (Orlando at home this Tuesday). We would go 1-9 in February which would leave us at 22-41.

    Also a very good chance we start March 0-4, which would leave us at 22-45.

    The tank could get REAL.
     
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    MickZagger Well-Known Member

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    Bottom 4 would be swell.
     
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    You know that's not going to happen. We have too much talent to play that badly.
     
  11. Wizard Mentor

    Wizard Mentor Wizard Mentor

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    Update: after 2/4/2022 games have been played, blazers are "surging" with a 4 game losing streak:
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  12. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    Is there actually a player in this draft that would have an instant impact?
     
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    craigehlo Elite Wing

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    Top 3 consensus guys could start for most teams, including the Blazers. The Blazers could get a starting SF (Griffin) possibly at their current spot if they don't jump into the top 3. This seems to be a good draft for SGs if they wanted to draft for talent and not position. Johnny Davis from Wisconsin is a dude I'd take on talent alone if available.
     
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    Giannis wasn't an instant impact on the Bucks yet is currently the best player in the league and of course a champion. Why in the world are you suggesting that instant gratification should be the standard?

    STOMP
     
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    Wizard Mentor Wizard Mentor

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    An interesting question, as well as relevant. However, not the end all. The higher the pick, the more trade value it has.

    If we get a high enough pick, we might be able to trade it for someone like Norman Powell,..... oh wait!
     
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    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    Nah the Clips would never trade a good player like norm!
     
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    People claim the draft is weak damn near every year.
    And every year, there are multiple players who get drafted below where they should’ve been drafted in the “redraft”.

    Weak draft is bullshit.
     
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    Yep it is too early to know about this draft. Players will emerge in the tourney and we don't really know about all the international players.
     
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    Baby Ja is in this draft, I’d absolutely love to see Ivey and Simons together, I really think drafting BPA in the top 5-7 instead of drafting for need is the best course of action. Drafting for need that high leads to shit like drafting Bowie over Jordan.
     

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