Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by lpgrl26, Oct 4, 2008.
Deal with it !
He just went from a 9 to a 4.
I bet he starts 50 games.
I'll give him 40. If he does well in the beginning, maybe 50. But I can't wait to see what he's going to bring to the table. I've been saying for awhile now, that if he had a chance to flourish back in his second season as a player, he would already been a starter. He has great game, all he needs is to become a little more vocal and more offensive bound and he'll be a 20 and 15 guy every night.
Wow. That's huge. And refreshing. Almost enough to get me interested again...maybe it is enough...Go Amir.
Good move by Curry, but if Amir doesn't prove that he belongs there and gets booted to the end of the bench ala Nazr in 06-07 season, then this project is over.
Have to assume he has put on some pounds this summer and hopefully some additional skills
This is fantastic, I can't wait to see how it plays out, and I hope Amir is up for the challenge.
Again we've got to get him the ball in the open court before the D can set. But he's big and strong enough to take it to the hole in any situation.
I'd love to see Rip and CBs numbers go down [balance] as they depend more on Amir.
Amir has only one play - back to basket and baby hook, and most of offense takes place in halfcourt set.
So, I hope, contrary to you, that others will be capable of "even off" Amir's lack of plays.
Ok, there are hustle plays but coach can't make game plans based on those.
Amir will also be able to run alle-oop plays like Ben & Rip/Tay/Chauncey used to do.
You have to respect Curry for making this call before pre-season.
Now all of the pressure is on Amir to outplay Maxey to keep the job.
Now Amir has no excuses (not that he did before)
This represents a clear direction and a single voice of leadership. No rambling cliches, no reading between the lines, no guessing games.
Basically, "You're starting, and you better not fail". Plain as daylight and twice as powerful.
Go Amir! Bold move, Coach Curry. I like that Amir's keeping a level-headed perspective as well. I hope he does well.
I think that's what will help tremendously; his finishing skill around the basket. Even Sheed was throwing him alley-oops in practice. Needless to say i'm thrilled; now i feel (a little bit) better about the 100+ i'm spending on LP yet again this year . .
I still don't think he is 6'11. I wish he was, but I just don't see it.
I think he is perfect fit. This team will force turnovers and run the floor. Amir will trap block rebound and run the floor at all times give a 100%. Be ready to take mistakes with the good there will be bad but now is the time to do it not mid season.
This is a good. Going to make things a lot more interesting. I mean who really wants to see Dyess out there starting again.
Finally get to see if he can cut it or not. This has to be his year.
This has nothing to do with outplaying. It's a motivational experience and I might add, should be spread out to others.
I give Curry a big credit with something I know will give give him some winning grief. Putting himself into the middle-mix will create all types of tension, but it's got to be done.
The big ups-and-downs of participatory selection, within the starting five, is a huge lift or emphasis for the occasion. It will be fleeting. This is where a certain leadership sharpness comes into play. No, I don't mean from within the team. It is a perception from the administration and Curry.
You are looking for patterns...both individual, and how certain situations cause others to zone-in or zone-out. Participation provides a method of rightful engagement. Now you start looking for the reactions of the mindful electric:
redundancy (the normal response)
emotion (reaction to the stimulus)
challenges (unfamiliar territory)
people (engagement with others)
learning (adaption and modification)
style (your naturalism and reactions against)
associating (your influence on others)
unexpectedness (the oddness of combinations toward groupings)
Let us be respectful: there are no winners or losers with this approach. It is a life force for appreciation.
Conceivably there was no alternative but to push further in the same direction, to wait for a neglected force, left in the rear, to fly forward again and recover ascendancy.
Don't be surprised if this move leads to disappointment for some of you.
There's a lot of hype concerning Amir that goes above Michael Curry's head. Curry could have gone the whole season dealing with whispers of this unknown or he could do what he has chosen to do.
Let's get this koolaid out of the way, find out how good Amir really is.
I still have a feeling he's going to lose his starting spot to a better player and that player won't even really be that good.
the worse thing that can happen is that he loses his job to Maxiel, poor us. Good move coach.
That's worse than losing his job to Kwame Brown?
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