Optimism Thread 2021/2022: Random Awesome Lakers News/Thoughts

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  1. svtzr

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    Like you I’m a big fan of Reaves. I mean he boxes out, how could you not?
     
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    Positive: we had a great 3rd Q. That's been one of our biggest struggles this season and we ran it up on them in the 3rd. Ball was flying around. Defense turning into offense. Showed what this team can do. Just need to work on sustaining it.

    Another plus: the big 3 did what we expect them to do (but often haven't) . All 3 showed up and won this for us.
     
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    Good game from the Big 3 and we played well in the third. I'll take it.
     
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    Amazing what happens when your best players don't settle for so many dumb f***ing 3s
     
  5. sirronstuff

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    sounds like we played tall with short people
     
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    Cookie The Dame of Doom Staff Member

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    Please hurry up this time table Vogel. This kid Reaves can play.
     
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    despite our just awful start, we're somehow 1.5 games out of 4th in the west, and if we don't have more injuries and start caring, we could easily finish 4th or 5th in conference, again, despite this awful start. two teams ahead of us (dallas, minny), i think will fall behind us almost certainly. the two scarier teams even with us are dealing with their own injury concerns, and, in theory, really aren't better than us.

    i think it's still possible to make the playoffs as a non-play-in seed and see where the chips fall.
     
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    -58 bench points.
    -D in the second half was the best half of D we've played this year
    - didn't take 3 OTs to decide this one
    - first double digit win since Halloween
     
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    Why isn't Dwight playing more?
     
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    Best defensive game of the season, by far. Let's hope the DJ experiment is officially over.
     
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    We've actually put together a string of good third quarters which is nice
     
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    that was one area that made me side with the vogel haters: you can't get your a** beat after every halftime adjustment. glad to see that's changing.
     
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    Yeah. That was just driving me crazy.
     
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    That second half was the most watchable basketball all season
     
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    The second half was a revelation: outstanding D, dominant performances by Russ and AD, great production from Dwight, bench players scoring in bunches. More please!
     
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    We outscored them by 32 in just 11 minutes. We can do this.
     
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    :Kobe Shrug: ..... sounds logical? Get your s*** together DJ, you just had a couple decent outings. Frank don't love you like he loves LeBron and AD.




    "Lebronshame"
     
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    ^
    That's a nice montage. Loved the classical music for strings, very dynamic.
     
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    2020 championship run flashbacks
     
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