WMC 20-21: Whine, Moan & Complain! How Bout 2023?

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  1. lakerjones

    lakerjones Moderator Staff Member

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    I don’t think it’s as simple as that given how little minutes those guys play. I think we actually gave the team effort on defense in the third that we’ve been missing and our bench was fantastic. Dwight playing starters minutes though might be the move from now on.
     
  2. LaVarBallsDad

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    It is that simple, IMO.

    DJ and Bradley have horrible metrics.

    Of course Frank lighting into them helped, but limiting those two guys are keeping them out, helps a ton.
     
  3. abeer3

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    it's damning enough to try it for a few games...
     
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  6. abeer3

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    is that jointly or separately? like never play either or just never play both simultaneously? i'm down with either, lol.
     
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    Frank needs to do something stupid, get suspended and watch a game or two on a TV.
    Every freakin one on this board been saying this for weeks now. They suck, sit them the f*** down.
     
  8. abeer3

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    i wasn't particularly jazzed about either signing, and i look smart now, sadly. i wanted a center who was either more mobile or could shoot as our alternative to dwight, and i wanted a forward instead of bradley.

    i actually get frank's point: bradley is sometimes the only guy who looks like he cares out there. but i think you can deploy that off the bench to spark the team instead of starting that way? especially since our starts are already generally terrible no matter who's out there.
     
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    Jordan is pretty much washed. Bradley tries, but the game has evolved. A lot of perimeter players have height and a decent handle and jumper. If you catch Avery in a switch, he's going to have issues. He is an inconsistent shooter, so if he's not hitting shots, he becomes a liability.
     
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    This tells me we need to play those two 48 minutes cause they obviously need lots of practice.
     
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    ^
    Of course, that's the solution. I am glad Vogel sees it.
     
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    Sign of the times



     
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    I think it is more of an indication that LBJ and Kawhi aren't playing.

    PG was out last game, too.

    Not a big deal. IMO.
     
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    no lebron+the warriors are always a big draw ratings-wise

    not really surprising
     
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    Just win baby...just go get another win! I'll be watching!
     
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    Not a shocker than fans want to watch good basketball being played. It’s a mixed bag in L.A. currently.
     
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    What was Paula out with / is she back likely tomorrow? Bron’s back.
     
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    load management

    he'll play
     
  19. LTLakerFan

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    yeah, even lakers hatred isn't enough to make a fan of good basketball choose lakers/clips over the two best teams in the nba right now playing for the second time in a week.

    i'm glad, tbh. rather not hear the talking heads enjoy our likely loss.
     
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