Game Debrief: What Went Right And What Went Wrong?

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  1. PurpleAndGold88

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    The starting lineup isn’t working. Reaves is a shadow of himself and after one good game Prince came crashing down to earth.

    I would change things up. Reward the guys that are playing well. I’d actually like to see us go big with Wood and Ad starting together. Prince isn’t giving us much. Or go with Rui.
     
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    His shooting is off but I like the energy he is bringing defensively at least. Better than Reaves who is doing zero on both ends. Reaves 1 for 12 tonight. Yikes.
     
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    I know, let’s have a team with literally two good three point shooters in it pretend it’s the Warriors.
    Ham is clueless- play to your strengths!!!!!!
    Still barely an offense.
    Ham is clueless.
    Free Max.
    Ham is clueless.
    Austin is my guy, but he is not a three point shooter- mix it up man.

    Good to see AD play good from the start.
    Good to see DLO pick it up in the second because he was awful in the first half.

    Ham is clueless.
     
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    I assume that Rui and Christian didn't play as much, because Lebron will be sitting out tomorrow night.

    Our starting backcourt has been struggling on offense thus far. It's becoming a bit of a concern, because their preferred backup, Gabe..has been struggling on offense too.

    Shake it off fellas..Let's go win the next game.
     
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    Eh it’s 3 games in.

    I don’t think you change lineups until 5 games minimum. We know this starting lineup can play and fit well together.

    I think they can play their way out of this s*** show.
     
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    Prince was fine
     
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    Play Rui more and start developing Max ... Ham needs to go
     
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    i'm befuddled by the minute distribution in the first few games. i expected more minutes spread around, but prince is logging 40 minutes? rui and wood consistently below 15? vincent consistently above 30? i would not have believed if you if you said it before the season. well, i take that back--i knew when we signed gabe that you'd have to pull ham away from him with a crowbar.
     
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    This is a great idea for a thread!
     
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    It'll probably take Ham another 7 to 12 games to figure better rotations out.

    I don't think his obsession with small guards nor being the best Rui stopper in the league will go away though .
     
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    Didn’t someone else try posting it as a game discussion thread other than Game Time for after the fact? @TIME ’s heading is spot on though :rock: :cool: even if he stole the idea :D ;).
     
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    Fine line between genius and moron? :Noddingyes:

    Coach knows bad coaching. ;)
     
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    A little too soon to fire Ham but got to admit that I don't like what he is doing at all.
     
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    There are coaches that put their players in the best possible positions to succeed, and then there is Ham. A new strategy, put out the worst line ups possible. If we can learn to win at our worst we will really be good.
     
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    Emphasizing "A little too soon". Zen really nailed this one.
     
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    The back court as a whole has been bad in the first 3 games.That’s going to make any coach look bad.That being said Ham has got to play the guy’s that contributing the most on any given night instead of a rotation plan.
     
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