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Knixkik
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10/3/2017  2:28 PM    LAST EDITED: 10/3/2017  2:28 PM
Anyone see Fultz new jumpshot? He changed his form and it looks awkward and uncomfortable. Not sure why he would do that. Reminiscent of Landry Fields doing the same thing, and forgetting how to shoot altogether, although i know some injury concerns played a part in that.
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10/3/2017  4:30 PM
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GustavBahler wrote:Mavs are playing the Bucks at 8:30 ET, am curious to see more of Smith. See how he does against a good young team like Milwaukee.

I tried to check out their open scrimmage off youtube. They only had one highlight of him attempting a monster dunk which he missed. Other then that it looked like Steph Curry and JJ Barea were scoring at will on him. But there wasn't enough on the highlight clips to really take anything away from them. I figured there would be more highlights of him but only the one missed dunk.

I figure he will be a really good offensive player. Can't watch the game but keep me posted on his defense. Then again it is preseason so even then.


Im not following their practices, but I'm not sure DSJ should get the nod over Yogi yet. Mavs have a nice camp battle for PG.
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10/3/2017  5:49 PM
BigDaddyG wrote:
newyorknewyork wrote:
GustavBahler wrote:Mavs are playing the Bucks at 8:30 ET, am curious to see more of Smith. See how he does against a good young team like Milwaukee.

I tried to check out their open scrimmage off youtube. They only had one highlight of him attempting a monster dunk which he missed. Other then that it looked like Steph Curry and JJ Barea were scoring at will on him. But there wasn't enough on the highlight clips to really take anything away from them. I figured there would be more highlights of him but only the one missed dunk.

I figure he will be a really good offensive player. Can't watch the game but keep me posted on his defense. Then again it is preseason so even then.


Im not following their practices, but I'm not sure DSJ should get the nod over Yogi yet. Mavs have a nice camp battle for PG.

Not the way Smith is having trouble finding the net. The other aspects of his game looked good. When DSJ is more comfortable taking it to the rim, it will open up the Mavs offense.

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10/4/2017  9:57 AM
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10/5/2017  12:12 AM
Anybody see Jahlil Olafor? Dude looks like a different person
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10/5/2017  11:41 AM
BigDaddyG wrote:Anybody see Jahlil Olafor? Dude looks like a different person

in what way?

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10/5/2017  12:09 PM
martin wrote:
BigDaddyG wrote:Anybody see Jahlil Olafor? Dude looks like a different person

in what way?


Lost a lot of weight. Looks quicker on offense. Hopefully that translates to defense as well.
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10/7/2017  2:19 PM
Dude can't catch a break. http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/20944878/utah-jazz-pg-dante-exum-miss-entire-season-separated-shoulder
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10/7/2017  2:22 PM    LAST EDITED: 10/7/2017  2:24 PM
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nixluva wrote:

Harold Miner Lite?

5 for 9. 14 in 19. Great athlete.

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10/7/2017  3:40 PM
You playTrey Burke... Wally Szcerbiak
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10/9/2017  11:07 AM
https://basketball.realgm.com/wiretap/247639/NBA-Considering-Balanced-Schedule-1-16-Seeding-For-Playoffs

The NBA is considering seeding teams from 1-16 in the playoffs while eliminating conference affiliation.

With the Western Conference typically having more depth of quality teams, the NBA has long been imbalanced.

"Reformatting the playoffs is something we'll continue to look at," Adam Silver said. "I think though it would require revisiting the regular-season schedule as well. As I've said before, we don't play a balanced schedule now, as I'm sure you know. And for those that don't, that means that teams in the East play each other more than they play teams in the West. And our feeling is, if we were going to seed 1-16, we would need to play a balanced schedule to make it fair for everyone if we were going to seed 1-16 in the playoffs. It may be that as we continue to experiment with the number of days over which we can schedule 82 games that it will create more of an opportunity for a balanced schedule."

Stephen Curry said he'd enjoy playing in a postseason that included the 16 best teams in the league, regardless of their conference, which is a sentiment many other players have expressed.

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10/9/2017  6:53 PM
embiid

Philadelphia could still have $40M in cap space next season even with the Joel Embiid extension. Embiid had a $18.3M cap hold in 2018-19 and Philadelphia will lose roughly $7M in room with the new $25.3M salary. The 76ers now have $57M in guaranteed contracts

hey lets reward a guy for playing really well for a handful of games base on his potential(see baker)..in fact lest give him 25 million per...sixers are the dumbest franchise on the planet

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10/9/2017  7:15 PM
knicks1248 wrote:embiid

Philadelphia could still have $40M in cap space next season even with the Joel Embiid extension. Embiid had a $18.3M cap hold in 2018-19 and Philadelphia will lose roughly $7M in room with the new $25.3M salary. The 76ers now have $57M in guaranteed contracts

hey lets reward a guy for playing really well for a handful of games base on his potential(see baker)..in fact lest give him 25 million per...sixers are the dumbest franchise on the planet

been on roster for 3 years, playing 31 games last season. 31 games over 3 seasons.

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10/10/2017  11:56 AM
Yikes what the heck is this

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10/10/2017  12:20 PM
martin wrote:Yikes what the heck is this

Holy crap...that looked like Shaqs form

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10/10/2017  8:40 PM
The Cavs are going to be in a lot of trouble with Kyrie gone and IT hurt for who knows how long?
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10/10/2017  9:52 PM
martin wrote:Yikes what the heck is this


Saw something somewhere that he has a hurt shoulder. But I don't know if that explains what I just saw.
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10/11/2017  1:00 AM
J Holiday has put up big numbers for the bulls in the two games I looked at the boxscores for- hope we're not going to regret letting him go
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10/11/2017  10:10 AM
reub wrote:The Cavs are going to be in a lot of trouble with Kyrie gone and IT hurt for who knows how long?

IT's out for the season, I thought I heard.

Even so, don't know, Rose looks rejuvenated (I know, I know, it's just preseason) and if they don't completely break down with injuries, they have a pretty deep roster. Scary deep.

We should have troubles like "gee, who starts, Jae Crowder or Jeff Green?... DWade over JR?..."

You guys spend a lot of time commenting on the internet?
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