Let's see how Wiggins looks when the novelty of the situation wears off and the games feel less meaningful again. Although it's not clear when that will happen given the All-Star break and Curry's impending return.

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Had to do a double take when Poole made two shots in a row. It’s been one of those seasons

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Zach’s Free Dawkins highlight reel from preseason against us https://youtu.be/MklFqyyRdmI

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There aren't too many centers like AD (as well as the new, svelte D. Howard) to push our young post players around. These were the Lakers. Lesser teams had better watch out. Playing the hungry Dubs will be a trap for the rest of the season.

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I am really excited by Wiggins length and quickness. I had not realized how much DLo’s pace slowed them down. I feel like Wigguodala will fit in personality wise and scheme wise.

That said, I saw him a time or two when his ams dropped and his body language implied less than full effort.

Overall, very excited about this first game.

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Feb 9, 2020Liked by Eric Apricot, Duby Dub Dubs

OK Eric - post-meteor extinction young mammals plus Wiggins - is your snark comment of the year and perhaps the decade. Going to be hard to top. Enjoyed as always. Will wait for your EOP in 10 games - ? compare/contrast Wiggins vs. the type of game played by Iggy and Barnes... Be good/we enjoy the new LGW.

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Feb 9, 2020Liked by Duby Dub Dubs

I love Bowman. Win or lose that dude is a dog. Smiley looks like he has the basketball smarts to be a more mobile/aggressive jokic. All in all I like all of our young guys.

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Excellent quick hit!!! Thanks

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Feb 9, 2020Liked by Eric Apricot, Duby Dub Dubs

I was at the game, expecting a blow out - but the showed heart and fight and kept it close at the end. Enjoyed the game immensely. 2 favorite moments: Smiley's fake, turn and dunk, and then I think it was Chriss who blocked LeBron at the end.

Lots of Laker fans in the building. Loudest cheer of the night, by far, came when "Congratulations Klay Thompson, 30 years today" came on the screen. I guess that's something that fans of both teams can cheer for...

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Top players:


Davis: (+4, 1st place)

27 points 9/14 FGs 9/13 FTs

10 rebounds (2 off.) 4 assists 2 turnovers 3 steals 1 block

Bradley: (+7, 1st place)

21 points 7/11 FGs 5/7 three pointers 2/2 FTs

4 rebounds (1 off.) 2 assists 1 turnover 2 steals

James: (+6)

22 points 7/17 FGs 3/8 three pointers 5/6 FTs

8 rebounds 11 assists 7 turnovers 1 steal

Howard: (+7)

12 points 5/7 FGs 2/5 FTs

8 rebounds (4 off.) 1 turnover

Honorable mention:

Kuzma: (-3)

12 points 4/8 FGs 4/4 FTs

2 rebounds (1 off.) 6 assists 4 turnovers 3 steals

Rondo: (+1)

11 points 4/8 FGs 3/5 three pointers

4 rebounds 4 assists 4 turnovers


Chriss: (-7)

26 points 12/15 FGs 1/2 three pointers 1/1 FT

9 rebounds (2 off.) 1 assist 1 steal 2 blocks

Wiggins: (-2, 2nd place)

24 points 8/12 FGs 3/4 three pointers 5/9 FTs

2 rebounds (1 off.) 3 assists 4 turnovers 5 steals 1 block

Poole: (+3, 2nd place)

19 points 8/12 FGs 3/7 three pointers

2 rebounds (1 off.) 3 assists 1 turnover 1 steal

Norvell Jr.: (+10)

7 points 2/4 FGs 2/3 three pointers 1/1 FT

4 rebounds 2 assists 1 turnover 2 steals

Honorable mention:

Smailagic: (-10)

10 points 3/5 FGs 1/2 three pointers 3/4 FTs

1 rebound 1 assist 1 turnover 1 steal 1 block

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Final stats:


52.4% shooting (43/82 FGs)

14/29 three pointers

25/34 FTs

47 rebounds (12 off.)

29 assists

24 turnovers

11 steals

2 blocks


51.7% shooting (46/89 FGs)

13/32 three pointers

15/23 FTs

33 rebounds (8 off.)

31 assists

18 turnovers

15 steals

6 blocks

Points in paint:

Lakers: 52

Warriors: 60

Fastbreak points:

Lakers: 16

Warriors: 26

Points off turnovers:

Lakers: 19

Warriors: 27

Bench points:

Lakers: 41

Warriors: 49


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