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Oct 29, 2022·edited Oct 29, 2022Liked by Eric Apricot

I recall a past Explain-one-play

Showed a similar setup with Klay

Ah, YouTube still keeps track

'twas from 10 months back

And still excellent viewing today:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Vpo7h2Jygw

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Oct 28, 2022·edited Oct 28, 2022Liked by Eric Apricot

I can't explain a single play,

My analyses are hazy.

But thankfully, our Apricot

Posts videos like crazy.

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I never know when it is Horns,

Or Klay Play, or Head Tap.

Although I've tried to get them straight,

I still just don't know crap.

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But one thing that I can tell you,

And can do it in a hurry,

Is "No one ever lost their job

For sticking with Steph Curry."

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So thank you, Eric Apricot,

All-knowing b-ball fool,

For helping us know Steph and Klay,

(And Wiggs, and Wise, and Loon, and Dray)

And bad man Jordan Poole.

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Does anyone know what coach is promoting the arms flared back defensive body position in the paint? I always thought it was a perimeter stance to try to cut off passing lanes and prevent rip through fouls. But both Wiseman and Wiggins used it in the paint to closely watch uncontested 6’ pull up shots by heat players. There’s no way that’s a natural instinct so it must be one of the coach’s pet project?

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Eric, have you ever considered adding a tag line?

You know, something like:

"EA, if it's in the game, it's in my brain."

I promise this is completely original.

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Oct 28, 2022·edited Oct 28, 2022Liked by Eric Apricot

The best part of any Warrior win. Thank you, Eric.

The amazing thing to me is how you're able to make a plausible guess as to what the players/teams are thinking and how they're adjusting. First rate.

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Oct 28, 2022Liked by Eric Apricot, Duby Dub Dubs

Great as always Mr Apricot! I'm curious what the stats are (ppp or other metrics) when steoh runs PNR with various partners. I'm assuming he has by far the largest sample with draymond but it's different when he runs it with a scoring threat like klay or KD. Maybe we'll see some steph/poole pnr this year even?

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Oct 28, 2022Liked by Eric Apricot

This must be required viewing for all who would challenge the champs. If Eric should disappear someday Steve Kerr will be arrested…

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Oct 28, 2022Liked by Eric Apricot

Can you do an E1P about "Waiting for Godot". I never fully understood that play. Maybe in the offseason.

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Oct 28, 2022·edited Oct 28, 2022Liked by Eric Apricot

Great E1P/medical analysis.

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