Toronto is a good example of why we should stay the course

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  1. jlprk

    jlprk The ESPN mod is insane.

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    Only a fool would think we're improving. Olshey's Stagnation Strategy (players and coaches knowing each other better) gets a couple more wins each year. The SS will fail when the players start to retire in about 5 years.

    A GM improves his team by trading every year for a new starter better than the one he gives up. Look around. Other teams make trades every year, while our team stagnates under Olshey.
     
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    jlprk The ESPN mod is insane.

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    Post of the Thread.
     
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    Harkless is also young, and when he's doing what he can do we're very tough to beat. Yes, we absolutely could replace Layman and Papagiannis with the right vets. I expect that if a more capable vet is available Olshey would pull the trigger... I don't think hanging on to Layman is a priority for Olshey.
     
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    I think you completely missed my point man...
     
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    Phatguysrule Well-Known Member

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    I didn't say everything should stay the same. You're just arguing for the sake of arguing.
     
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    What are you arguing with me about then?
     
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    Re-read your post and tell me what point you were trying to make. It was actually kind of tough to follow... We started from basically scratch 3 years ago (we did have Lillard). Filling out the rest of the roster for the long haul takes time. Especially when Portland is not a destination for free agents.
     
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    Wow. Just wow...
     
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    jlprk The ESPN mod is insane.

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    In late July, Olshey defenders will favor any change made by Olshey after he does it, acting as if they were for it all along, and argue with us against any change that he doesn't end up making.
     
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    You must really be looking forward to the summer of 2020!
     
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    I wasn't a fan of the Turner signing. I wasn't a big fan of trading Plumlee either...
     
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    Orion Bailey WHINEY BIG BITCH!!!!!

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    Sorry, you lost me there but still dont have much depth even before that.

    Baldwin looked like he might have something? Something better than CJ in that position? And then you are saying Swannigan has potential because he is a fan favorite?......
    Sorry, but us fans our extremely biased.

    We are talking about the young guys actually becoming a serious impact on the court. Not improving enough to be a back up bench player with consistent minutes. That isn't going to improve this tea much.
     
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    wow, and more insults come from the guy who says I insult people, lol
     
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    Lol. Not an insult. And show me where else I've insulted someone in the past few weeks.

    Don't try and start drama with EVERYONE.
     
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    So you don't even know.
     
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    It's never ever good to insult each other. It only satisfies an ego that shouldn't need satisfying.

    If you want to influence some in a positive direction, don't insult them.

    If only I could take my own advice all the time.

    I'm not addressing this to you, BonesJones, I'm addressing this to everyone, myself included.

    Self, heed this advice. Yes sir.
     
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    Whether he did or not, you're not going to win him over by attacking him.
     
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    "Don't play dumb" is attacking someone now?! Wow... unbelievable. So what do we call what you guys do?

    I thought he attacked me personally. "I'm sure you're available" has many different meanings. You guys are in no position to police anybody, so don't.
     
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    Passive Aggressive with veiled hostility is what it's called.
     
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    I'm not policing anybody. I'm trying to guide you to a better path that will return you a better result. If that's not what you want, then simply ignore my attempt. After all, this is just a computer forum and it's all just words.
     
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