2007-08 general league thread (non-Pistons)

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  1. Dumars4Ever

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    The Bulls might be getting it back together on this long road trip. They lost in Phoenix to start it off the other night, but they played pretty well, and last night they pounded the Clippers. If they can do the Pistons one better and beat the Lakers tonight in Staples, they'll be on their way to a successful west coast swing.

    Wade was indeed getting his customary help from the refs. After he missed two of those FTs in the last 10 seconds with the Heat up 2, the Nets had a great chance to force OT, but Jefferson missed a layup!
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    That wasn't the Clippers.

    No Brand no Maggette and no Livingston. Clippers minus 3 of their top 4 players.

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    Clippers did start the season really well minus Brand and Livingston, until the Pistons whipped them last week (though that game was also sans Cuttino). But losing Maggette as well does make it hard for them to compete with anyone half decent.

    Big game tonight before the Pistons play: Boston at Orlando. I'll definitely be watching that.
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    FLIP SAUNDERS Q&A: Pistons coach on Rasheed being more aggressive and Celtics' threat

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    No I would have loved to have Joe paid Big Ben $6 million a year instead of Nazr. The fact that Big Ben left was his choice. I am sure that Joe would have kept him for $6 million a year and for $6 million a year I would have loved to have had him stay.

    Hopefully you now get it.

    Thanks

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    Maceo Baston got the start for Toronto today!

    Weird.
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    Looks like the Celtics are going to go Poof in the night in the Magic Castle.

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    Magic blew a 20 point lead but still managed to pull it out, thanks to a couple of late 3s by Hedo and a miss by Pierce on the last possession. The Celtics have had trouble with turnovers even in some of their wins, and I think they had 20 in this game.
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    The Bulls lost again.
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    Their starting 5 only scored 33 points, and that included Kobe.

    Kwame only played 3 minutes as a starter (injury?).
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    That guys seems to have really bad luck.

    He looks like a tank, but always gets injured.
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    Brown has been a huge disappointment ever since he was drafted. His career is nowhere and he only starts now because Jackson doesn't want to load Bynum up with too many minutes.

    Unfortunately Jackson doesn't have a choice right now unless he gives more minutes to Mihm. Drew tired significantly as last year wore on as a result of starting, due to Mihm and Brown both being out, and getting all those minutes. Drew of course is now a year older and stronger so we will see how he handles the extra minutes while Brown is out.

    If Mihm can play decent Jackson may still be able to keep Drew's minutes at around 25 -27 a game. I think 30 a game for him at this point in his career is too many, but we shall see.

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    I liked the way Kwame was playing last year, but he's really bad so far this season.
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    He only played 41 games last year at 27 MPG and averaged 8 PPG and 6 RPG.

    Pretty disappointing for an overall #1 pick considering he was 24 years old last year.

    His whole career has been a wash out. If we think Darko was a bad pick at #2 this guy was a lot worse of a pick at #1

    Kwame Brown - Los Angeles Lakers - Career Statistics - NBA - Yahoo! Sports

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    I'm certainly not going to argue that he was good for a #1 pick. Maybe a #1 pick in the second round.

    But if you look at his 40min stats, it shows that he was doing a lot accross the board:

    12.2 points, 8.7 rebs, 2.6 ast, 1.5 stl, and 1.7 blck and he shot 59%.

    Not too shabby.
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    Decent numbers for a low 1st rounder.
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    He plays very good one on one defense.

    He has no game on offense and is a mediocre rebounder for a guy of his size. Most of his goals are within 5 feet of the basket on fast breaks, lobs, put backs etc.

    He also isn't a very good FT shooter.

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