vs Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday November 25 8:00 pm

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  1. 2Tough4You

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    No one else could make shots tonight. Stuckey and Villanueva were the only guys hitting shots. I'm not saying he did a good job of finding open teammates (zero assists is a good indicator that he wasn't) but the team shot 39% at home. Tough to win games like that against elite competition, especially when they are shooting at 50%.

    Bynum was awful tonight... take away his 1 for 13 and the Pistons might come away with a win. His defense (and Gordon's before he went down) was pretty bad too. I think something is wrong with him because he lacked the usual explosion to the rim and was settling for contested jumpers.
  2. Nemo

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    We had 11 more shots and 3 more free throws. We had our chances. Gotta shoot better than below 40% as a team.
  3. Ernie the Slow Adult

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    This is one of the major problems of the Pistons PG situation. The best chance to get something out of CV besides scoring is to get him into the game by scoring. He will disappear if he doesn't score, but the Piston points just don't have it in them to look to get him going.

    LeBron could run the point better than Hot Rod as an 18 year old rookie. I'm not even talking about scoring. That alley oop pass to Moon would have landed on the moon if Stuckey had thrown it.

    On a different note, this showing heart in comebacks is all a matter of perspective and perception. We would focus on falling behind and not these valiant "comebacks" if we were discussing the previous teams. It is a lot easier to play when the lights are off.
  4. HarryFWong

    HarryFWong First Round Draft Pick

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    Yeah I'm not quick to celebrate just because they're not losing by 20. The spread for this game was something like 4 points. Any nba team is going to put a run together. Its like the lakers game, sure you had a run, but what did it lead to? The avoidance of a complete blowout? ... Also, calling Rip and Tayshaun "two core pieces of a championship team" is like calling Vince Carter and Jermaine O'neal all-stars.
  5. Lee356

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    Here is a real good indicator. He comes off a screen, gets nothing for it. He decides then to go to the hoop, with 4 Cleveland players collapsing on him. Four guys guarding him, and he does not look up to see if anyone might be open. That play tells you exactly what Stuckey was thinking. Oh, he got stripped of the ball on that drive.
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    Simple yet effective concept... Chauncey did not force difficult plays... the simple inlet pass in most cases is more effective than the triple crosover spin reverse.... just go with the percentages.
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    baller First Round Draft Pick

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    Langlois on Jerebko:

    "He shot 75 percent last season and 67 percent the year before that in his two seasons playing professionally in Italy (free throws). He played small forward in Italy, where the Pistons are using him now even though they’ll probably wind up using him more at power forward eventually, and in Italy, as with the Pistons, he was essentially asked to be a defensive stopper. He averaged nine points in 25 minutes a game last season for Angelico Biella, but he did shoot 57 percent overall and 35 percent from the 3-point line, averaging about two 3-point attempts per game. Given his youth, and the typical progression that young shooters make with regard to their range, it’s reasonable to assume Jerebko will eventually represent enough of a perimeter shooting threat that teams will have to respect him."

    Nuff said!

    No one more thing, Lebron can't walk? Or what?
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    Ben Gordon turned his ankle because he stepped on a defenders foot. It wasn't from playing too many minutes. We get everyone back and we can see what this team is really like.
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    But his ankle was TIIIIIIRED. :crying:

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