smooth PNR vs energetic defender
#THREE they both seem to play solid defense, and they’re both going to need their 3p to improve to really have an important role. I’m going with hood-schifino because his midranger and FT% make me think that he’s got better odds there. I’ll also note that hood-schifino got more rebounds per 36 than sidy.
#FOURTEEN Sidy is an NBA player. Shades of Dray or Jimmy Butler. Physical. Tough. We need to draft some defenders. Defensive wings have a roll in this league. We can work on the shot. Jalen HS looks small and doesn’t elevate at all, turn overs look like Poole, can’t have more of that.
I can't see how a guard who can't shoot will do much on this team, so I guess I'd have to favor Sisko by default. The more I look at JHS, the more I dislike his game- he doesn't do anything particularly well compared to his peers in the draft, while the Hoosiers were only 0.7 pts/100 possessions better when he was on the floor.
If the Heat knock off the Celtics, it’s assured that Nikola Jo*ic will win a championship.
Lebron is such a narcissist LMAO.
LeBron James with a cryptic ending to his press conference: “I got a lot to think about. … Just personally, with me moving forward with the game of basketball, I got a lot to think about.”
Malone on Jokic: “The MVP’s are real. All the narratives are silly. He’s averaging a triple-double. Do you see any stat padding out there? Give him his damn respect.”
Well, the Lakers are gone. Thank God.
That is pretty much 90% of the interest that I had left for these playoffs (to see the Lakers lose and Lebron + the various other members of the Warriors’ Rogues Gallery they employed denied a ring).
If Boston get eliminated shortly afterwards, that will be the remaining 10%. Would love to see Bill Simmons shut his trap about the supposed greatness of Boston Sports for another year. Plus, it would be great to see the meltdown the Celtics and their fanbase go through on the back of a series loss this embarrassing.
If the Finals is Denver vs Miami, it would be cool to see Jokic win a ring. It would also be cool to see Spolstra and Riley win a ring after refusing to kowtow to Lebron and having to rebuild from the ashes a decade ago.
But mostly, I’m just happy Lebron and his merry band got swept out of the playoffs and the likes of Westbrook won’t be able to luck themselves into a ring.
Lakers lost 4 games by fewer combined points than the Celtics' 3rd-quarter deficit yesterday.
We would have never past this Nuggets. I hope Green, Klay, Kerr, the coaching staff, the front office understand how far we were from a championship team this year
So anybody know what podmond is about to say on his "Lakers going to win" prediction podcasting series?
So Lebron enters the Dubious category of having been swept in a play-off series.
For those of you who followed last game. I almost turned on the game when it was 107-103. I refrained.
Looking at Denver and Miami i had quite forgotten the mental fortitude it takes to reach the Finals. Like no way in heck do I think the Warriors could have sustained that laser focus this year from start to finish. They were truly a very unserious basketball squad this year.
History is kinda repeating itself now. In 1987, the #7 seeded Supersonics beat the #6 seeded Rockets 4-2. Sonics got swept by the Lakers in the WCF.