sillent

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  1. Worst/best case if Jabari needs to start that's what the small forward position is for. I know he's been great as a power forward but he's versatile. Trae, Hunter or Huerter with Jabari, John & Damian would be great lob targets for Trae as well as threats all around the floor on offense & defense.
  2. Just curious to know if some have softened their stance or opened up to Damian Jones yet? I will be honest he still hasn't shown what I know he's capable of to max capacity. I just wanted to know if some of us were starting to see the light of day. When I said he would be a surprise in Dedmon's capacity (meaning an unknown that would be a pleasant surprise) some were in complete disagreement. Again I didn't ever say he would be hitting 3's like Dedmon (although I think that's still to come) but I did say he would surprise & I'm curious to hear a couple thoughts now. Would you still rather have an overweight Spellman? The only reason he's in shape now is because he needed a fire lit under him but I always thought Bruno and Parker would replace him accurately. Jones to me was not only a bonus but would fill a need that we didn't have which was an athletic "7fter". After the new "measurements" not sure he's 7ft anymore but hopefully y'all get the point on Travis view to replace Dedmon not necessarily Spellman whose position would have started to get redundant with Collins & Bruno(I think ultimately he still might be better suited for pf) & Parker to boot.
  3. Don't blame yourself Blame Bud & Dwight. Most of the players have the talent in the nba to be successful if put in the right situation. I believe he & Dwight fought in practice & I could tell Eddy really didn't like Dwight. Unfortunately we only got to see him 3/4 games his last season before being waved smh
  4. I agree but the period is a little extra. We seem to be lacking confidence & leadership which true Trae has been bringing every game but all of our talent didn't just disappear. We were going to struggle early with chemistry regardless even with Trae which we have. Trae has just been so good, so confident & such a leader it rubbed off on other guys to atleast be functional. It's like they took the starter out the car. Still a good car they just haven't got it to crank up yet.
  5. This is a highlight that needs to be kept. Most of it was magical so I'm glad they found some way to save that replay😂
  6. What is this yrs Golden State been with Curry? & Now really what are they going to be without him? I told people last year Golden States run was coming to an end because Curry & Thompson are starting to get up their & age. Draymond played like he was pass his peak as well
  7. The biggest thing I see missing is leadership. We kinda look like sheep without a sheppard right now. Still I see confidence in Cam's game daily even though Hunter seems to be reverting backwards. Can't wait for the Hunter hate so he can fuel up with motivation to ball again. It's hard for him to ball with a "big head" it's like he's tilting over. He needs a chip back on his shoulders.
  8. Bembry gave you an unexpected answer to your wish with a near tripple double. Too bad not too many others came to play.
  9. Kudos to those(us) that see the value in Bembry!! A near tripple double! If the rest of the team besides possibly Jabari came to play we might've got the win. I can give Collins a pass I guess because of his ankle
  10. This is a Bembry post & I'm highly surprised although I shouldn't be. In my Josh Smith voice "Hawks fans are fickle" lol... Seriously though it hasn't been a full yr before this tone has completely changed. Most non die hard basketball fans don't even watch the games before football season & by than we will look a whole lot different as a whole. Good to see a pretty positive Bembry post overall though! I believe he will still be a positive & key impact to this team moving forward.
  11. This... Especially this early in the season it actually could work in our favor.
  12. This is what I get for missing 2 games in a row smh. Actually/hopefully this allows some of our other players to step up so we don't all sit on Trae's shoulders most of the year. We have to have that next man up mentality. We are short on guards but have the talent overall to do so. Hopefully this speeds up the chemistry process.
  13. I don't know where the Official Predictions Post is so guess I'll post this here till I can get mod help Posted September 24 Barring more major changes to the league if we play like I think we should I believe this will be our record Oct 24 Det L 0 - 1 " " 26 Orl L 0 - 2 " " 28 Phi L 0 - 3 " " 29 Mia L 0 - 4 " " 31 Mia W 1 - 4 Nov 5 SA L 1 - 5 " " 6 Chi W 2 - 5 " " 8 Sac L 2 - 6 " " 10 Por L 2 - 7 " " 12 Den L 2 - 8 " " 14 Phx W 3 - 8 " " 16 LAC L 3 - 9 " " 17 LAL L 3 - 10 " " 20 Mil L 3 - 11 " " 22 Det W 4 - 11 " " 23 Tor W 5 - 11 " " 25 Min W 6 - 11 " " 27 Mil L 6 - 12 " " 29 Ind L 6 - 13 " " 30 Hou L 6 - 14 Dec 2 GSW W 7 - 14 " " 4 Bkn W 8 - 14 " " 8 Cha W 9 - 14 " " 10 Mia W 10 - 14 " " 11 Chi W 11 - 14 " " 13 Ind L 11 - 15 " " 15 LAL L 11 - 16 " " 17 NY W 12 - 16 " " 19 Utah L 12 - 17 " " 21 Bkn L 12 - 18 " " 23 Cle W 13 - 18 " " 27 Mil W 14 - 18 " " 28 Chi W 15 - 18 " " 30 Orl W 16 - 18 Jan 3 Bos W 17 - 18 " " 4 Ind W 18 - 18 " " 6 Den W 19 - 18 " " 8 Hou W 20 - 18 " " 10 Was W 21 - 18 " " 12 Bkn W 22 - 18 " " 14 Phx W 23 - 18 " " 17 SA L 23 - 19 " " 18 Det W 24 - 19 " " 20 Tor W 25 - 19 " " 22 LAC L 25 - 20 " " 24 OKC W 26 - 20 " " 26 Was W 27 - 20 " " 28 Tor W 28 - 20 " " 30 Phi W 29 - 20 Feb 1 Dal L 29 - 21 " " 3 Bos W 30 - 21 " " 5 Min W 31 - 21 " " 7 Bos L 31 - 22 " " 9 NY W 32 - 22 " " 10 Orl L 32 - 23 " " 12 Cle W 33 - 23 " " 20 Mia W 34 - 23 " " 22 Dal W 35 - 23 " " 24 Phi L 35 - 24 " " 26 Orl W 36 - 24 " " 28 Bkn W 37 - 24 " " 29 Por W 38 - 24 Mar 2 Mem W 39 - 24 " " 6 Was W 40 - 24 " " 7 Mem W 41 - 24 " " 9 Cha W 42 - 24 " " 11 NY W 43 - 24 " " 14 Cle W 44 - 24 " " 16 NO W 45 - 24 " " 18 OKC W 46 - 24 " " 20 Was W 47 - 24 " " 21 Phi L 47 - 25 " " 25 GSW L 47 - 26 " " 26 Sac L 47 - 27 " " 28 Utah L 47 - 28 " " 31 NO L 47 - 29 Apr 3 Cha W 48 - 29 " " 5 Cha W 49 - 29 " " 7 Det L 49 - 30 " " 10 Tor L 49 - 31 " " 12 Mil L 49 - 32 " " 15 Cle W 50 - 32 I'm sure we will have a slow start but unlike last year I feel like our bounce back will be strong and once we hit our stride the rest of the league aren't going to want to face us. The end of the year tail off will likely be from those trying to secure positions and or us resting/taking it lightly until playoffs. I still don't know how far we'll go once we get there but I believe winning a ring for Vince would be enough motivation to atleast push us to the second round.
  14. Now I can see how the Mavs may feel. I believe Hunter will definitely be a beast and is great for our team but if Hayes and NAW reach their full potential it will be debatable on who won this draft to a lesser extent. I've already gave my "final" prediction on who won the Luka/ Trae + Cam trade. Trae alone would have been enough for me but if Cam reaches his full potential that will be nasty. He's already a better defender than Luka. He can pass and handle as well and once his shot comes (just like Trae's did last year) it will be undeniable. For those who hating on Cam's shot I want y'all to really pay attention and see what the ball has been doing on most of his shots. Most of his shots are in and out which is a sign of a good shooter who needs to rotate the ball slightly better. Not a hard correction and I'm sure we'll see that when Cam fully gets rid of his offensive jitters.
  15. Hayes if he can break the 8th pick curse (glad we traded it) and the other Alexander- Walker were great draft picks for this team. #1 pick was a "no brainer" but GM's have made blunders of no brainers before. The players he got from the Lakers (one mans trash another mans treasure) Josh Hart, Ball, Ingram all will fit in well with Zion and the other draft picks. On top of that he kept players like Jrue Holiday and added players like Favors. Once this team gains a little more chemistry and Zion comes back I'm sure there will be more fools on the Pelicans bandwagon and others praising Griffin for how swiftly he put a team of this caliber together. I don't and didn't expect the Pelicans to make the playoffs this year in the west but I do believe their time table will be 2-3yrs before they're in the playoffs and 2 more before they're serious contenders in the west. For those that can't count that's a 4-5yr time table. I really don't like when force me to show praise to another team but I do have to be honest about what I see. It's only one bird squad in this league I care about. We are in year 2 (or 3 if you want to count pre Pierce/Trae) of our 3- 4 yr time table I've given us but if we keep this up we might be ahead of schedule.