Matt Ryan Discussion: Waived

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  1. Slick2021

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    He can shoot. No doubt about that.
     
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    I would love it if this guy could turn into our dependable spacer off the bench. He could fill Melo’s role and hopefully play better D on the other end.
     
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    He has the edge over Swider right now because he has a year under his belt. He's played over 40 games in the G-League and I think it shows. I don't think we'll keep both, but should definitely keep one.
     
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    Yeah Ryan shows he has experience in the league with the confidence he shoots the ball. Swider still looks a bit hesistant out there.
     
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    We should keep him. I wouldn't put him in the rotation but he's a guy we can use situationally, namely if our offense is not working and we can plug him in and get 3 or 4 threes in a row to reduce a big lead and change the momentum
     
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    Matt will hang his hat mostly on three point shooting but in college he could put the ball down when pressed and hit those mid range twos. Grabbed a few rebounds. He has enough all around game to not hurt us in other areas. He should only get better.
     
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    I would keep Swider on the South Bay Lakers this year.

    Ryan fills a need no one else on the roster can right now. If he can stay over 40% from deep, I would give him a consistent 20-24 minutes a game.
     
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    With those kind of minutes we would see his game really explode. Another really nice storyline to follow.
     
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    I agree. Keep Ryan on the roster and move Swider to G league to develop. We need shooting badly as he’s capable. Would like to see him get burn with the bench especially with Russ and Schroder.
     
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    Have swider and Ryan play one on one, winner gets final roster spot
     
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    In a cage, of course, right? Mad Max style? With Tina presiding over?
     
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    Congrats, Matt!
     
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    I hate how its surprising that we add more tax… ugh.

    But yes his shooting is desperately needed and Swider/Christie are just not ready yet. He should be getting some reasonable mins.
     
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    Hell of a success story
     
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    Let's hope he can wash off the green stain same as Rick Fox. :rock:
     
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    He can lend DS whatever stain remover he uses. Hopefully it is strong enough to rip ink off skin.
     
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    We are doing a lot of good things that are going to add up.
     
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    To 30 point losses instead of 47?

    :Laugh:
     
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