Brook Lopez Discusion

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  1. wcsoldier81

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    So many 3 pts looks given up because he's too slow to guard on the perimeter .

    Well he played as many minutes as Julius so I guess he's as good as Randle is .

    One day , maybe , Luke will stop trying to keep everybody happy and will focus on winning games instead
     
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    We were probably praying we can show case Brook enough to trade him. Maybe the immediate plan now is KCP ;) I agree doe.. Time for Julius to step in. Heck id rather probs see Bogut start instead of Lopez for 8 minutes before going to Julius.
     
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    To be fair to Lopez, I didn’t expect much from him because I never really watched him. I was just glad that Mosgov was gone. Now that he is here, I didn’t realize how big he is compared to everyone on the floor. He teased us with the 3 ball, but his interior offense isn’t that bad, awkward looking because it’s so slow, but not bad. I have concluded that he is just a really big man on a young team that has now figured out how to run at an effectively fast pace and most of the time. Thus, Lopez tires quicker now.
     
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    His first quarter wasn’t bad. Then came the air balls and turnovers. I was ready to sit him after that. Granted his leash is about as short as a popsicle stick, for me.
     
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    Of course!
     
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    Probably just because we know Randle would give us so much more production and hustle. Brook looks pretty bad in comparison right now.
     
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    THis is isn't the worst part. Before doing this travesty above, he let LBJ just walk into the lane for a dunk, got blocked by JR Smith, goal tended a shot, and turned the ball over because he couldn't catch a pass

    Ohhh and he missed a wide open dunk after lonzo gave him a perfect pass. I was beyond upset with how he played against the Knicks, you can only imagine how I felt in that 5+ min stretch.



    ^Couldn't have said it better
     
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    just so so slow!
     
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    Hot garbage. Pronounced the fancy French way, “gar-bajje”.
     
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    Yeah garbage. Every big not named Randle and Kuzma can pack their bags at this point.
     
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    Stats in Brooklyn were definitely deceiving lol.
     
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    When did we start sitting out vets last year? Around March? I can't remember.

    Either way, if I were the Front Office, I would have a conversation with Brook; essentially telling him that we are going to develop the youth for the rest of the year. The sooner that conversation happens, the better, IMO.

    I would experiment; start Julius at the 5 exclusively; bring Bryant up from the minors and start developing him; he could back up Randle or even play along side Randle if you wanted to try that out.

    Point is, Brook isn't a long-term solution at Center and he is on a 1 year deal. Maybe even look for a deal whereby you could take an expiring back on a wing who can shoot or a backup point guard to try out the rest of the year.
     
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    Last year we sat our vets to tank. This year we may need to sit them to win. I don’t think there’s a trade that allows us to take back equal expirings for Lopez, but I’m with you, if there is I’m all for it.
     
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    Yeah. The irony. LOL. Lopez is a net negative on most nights. Time to sit him soon. IMO.

    And yes, his large expiring makes it difficult to find a suitor; but I'd be looking.
     
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    we might be better off just letting him expire, but we sure aren't getting what we're paying for
     
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    I agree. If we'e trying to impose our style on teams and create an identity by pushing the pace, he isn't helping.

    We need to go in a different direction.
     
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    his numbers are way down from last season

    so much for his 3 pt shooting
     
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