Game Thread Tuesday, July 9th, 3 PM PDT: Blazers vs. Jazz on ESPN2

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  1. LuckyShot

    LuckyShot Well-Known Member

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    He still needs work handling the ball against pressure. He's struggled with that.
     
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  2. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

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    He needs reps after essentially redshirting last yr, hell last two yrs
     
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    Simons is the best player on the floor for both teams.
     
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    Little has a very long way to go.
     
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    God who you telling. I knew from the beginning last year this dude would be a chucker ball hog. He’s definitely not shy
     
  6. B-Roy

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    Simons is a man amongst boys right now.
     
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    Little needs a year of Bench duty. He needs to hang out in the weight room and maybe be besties with Anthony Tolliver.
     
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    CJ / Baze / Hezonja / Tolliver / Collins would be my preferred unit starting 2nd quarters.
     
  9. AldoTrapani

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    He’s nothing more than Rondae Hollis Jefferson
     
  10. A$AP Meyers

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    Good pt
     
  11. Samuel

    Samuel Harvey = Robin

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    Simons looks great.

    Pros:
    - Shot looks effortless, much quicker than last year.
    - Incredible spatial awareness at distance, not unlike Dame/Steph
    - Now that defenders are showing, he's taking the space and doing a great job at getting to the basket under pressure.

    Cons:
    - Occasonal brainfarts—dribbling off his foot, misreading the coverage with a bad pass.

    Overall lots to be excited about. Just needs minutes at this point. His 3s should cover up for defensive immaturity and turnovers from a +/- perspective and lengthen Stotts' leash. (right, Coach?)
     
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    Yeah, I was all for breaking up the Aminu Harkless starting duo. But we could really use one of them defensively off the bench.
     
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    Υes that would make more sense to have Hezonja and Baze in there. Simons is as much of a point guard as Collins is. And yes Turner was garbage compared to what we expected, but we are gonna miss him if the plan remains to play Ant there surrounded by CJ, Hood etc. You need somebody that can really see the floor and set up his teammates for good shots. None of those can do that effectively, Turner did.
     
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    Oh boy, re we gonna be the team know for manicures and pedicures?
     
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    Well who thought Little was going be rotation this season is just nuts. Trent very streaky shooter he can go off at anytime. But he doing other things well got 3 assist 6 rebounds playing good D. I am I see CJ have shooting nights like this and I bet the coaching staff tell him continue to shoot.
     
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    Someone say wing stopper?

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    Simons has dimes.
     
  18. LuckyShot

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    Finally someone rewards Simons with an assist.
     
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    Load management for a 19 year old in July?
     
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    Loved that screen the screener action on the pin down from Utah.

    Tough to guard w/o good communication.
     

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