2020-2021 NBA Season

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  1. white lightning

    white lightning Hall of Famer Staff Member

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    The NBA Pre Season Games started last night. Dallas will play Milwaukee tonight. We all love Dallas here. I want to see how Payton Pritchard does for the
    Boston Celtics. We have alot of new guys on different teams. Should be a good season but no doubt
    about it that Dallas and Miami are the two top teams to root for in my opinion. Atlanta might be better too with both Bogdanovic and Gallinari now on the roster.

    Payton Prtichard looking good on Celtics Media Day about to start his rookie season.
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    Since Shadowlight is AWOL, we can claim Payton Pritchard is White.
     
  4. white lightning

    white lightning Hall of Famer Staff Member

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    Lmao. :) He is as far as I'm concerned. I don't see but a trace of asian ancestry.


    Glad to see the Atlanta Hawks have 3 of our guys now. Kevin Huerter, Danilo Gallinari and Bogdon Bogdanovic.
     
  5. Phall

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    The Bucks signed Nik Stauskas, who spent last season playing in Spain after a dearth of NBA offers. He was the 9th overall draft pick in 2014 and got stuck on some terrible teams (5 in 5 years). He's a former Big Ten player of the year and always had an incredible three point stroke, but was never a plus defender.

    No idea what he worked on in Spain, and no guarantee he'll even make the roster at this point. If he's improved his ball-handling, he might be able to slide into Eric Bledsoe's former role and provide an offensive spark for the backup unit. Nik was always considered more of a Kyle Korver type though, and that would be a fine addition for the Bucks, who definitely needed shooting last year.

    The Bucks may be starting DiVincenzo at SG along with Brook Lopez at center. Pat Connaughton (perhaps my favorite player) was re-signed as a role player. Another whitey in the rotation could make the Bucks a decent team to watch. Well, a decent box score to follow anyway... the NBA is tough to stomach.
     
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    More preseason on TNT tonight. Nothing to see, really. I was just shocked when they showed Marv Albert still working games...looks like a ghoul with the same bad wig.
     
  7. white lightning

    white lightning Hall of Famer Staff Member

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    Payton Pritchard played his first nba game tonight. All he did was score 16 pts, 4 rebounds and 2 assists! Very nice for his very first time playing as a professional. Excited to see what he can do
    for the Boston Celtics. I just wish Gordan Hayward would have stayed there. Why would he go to the Hornets? Bad career move in my opinion.

    https://twitter.com/i/status/1339044116517146625
     
  8. Rocky B

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    Duncan Robinson just drained four threes in the first quarter for Miami...
    Luka and the Mavs are on later this evening.

    College note.....Iowa on the big ten network tonight at 8:00......

    Merry Christmas everyone.......
     
  9. Claimjumper

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    Just another ho hum night for Jokic: 19 pts 18 assists and 12 rebounds. The 18 assists were the most by a center since wilt chamberlain in 1968

    the triple double also moves him up to 9th on the time list
     
  10. white lightning

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    A new career high for Payton Pritchard tonight even off the bench. The kid is probably going to become a starter before too long. He is just that good. Hard to hold a good man down!

    Payton Pritchard tonight 23 points 8 assists 8/13 FG 5/5 FT

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    Very cool to see Pritchard doing so well already!

    Also, Nikola Jokic is leading the league in assists with 11.9 per game. It’s super early in the season, but I don’t think I’ve ever seen a center among the leaders. He is definitely one of the best passing big men of all time. A fantastic talent, sort of like a prime Arvydas Sabonis.
     
  12. Bucky

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    That is quite impressive assist totals for a big man. He's doing things never done before at that position and he's not an above the rim player.

    Really happy to see him blossom since he's been drafted. Bonafide All Star now!
     
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    Wanted to comment on Kevin Huerter. He's averaged over 10ppg last 3 season's. Solid.

    Donte D has had an even bigger jump going from 4 ppg to 8.5 last year to 13.5 this season! Nice!
     
  14. white lightning

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    How about Domantas Sabonis and the seasons start he is off to. His dad was one of the nba's greatest players ever.

    Domantas Sabonis is currently averaging 21 pts, 11.3 rebounds and 6.7 assists per game. Amazing stats from an incredibly gifted & talented player!
     
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    Luka v Jokic on TNT right now!
     
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    Luka and Jokic had 38 points each!
     
  17. white lightning

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    The Miami Heat played the Philly Sixers tonight. They lost in overtime in a very close hard fought game but it was worth watching from our perspective. Tyler Herro who is in his 2nd season and only 20 years of age is now the
    starting point guard for the Miami Heat. He is already averaging about 16 pts a game and he will only get better from here. This kid has talent oozing out of his veins and has ice in his blood. Very mature at such a young age.

    Stats from tonights game:

    We had 3 of our guys starting.

    Tyler Herro 34 pts, 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 shot block.
    Duncan Robinson 26 pts, 2 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal & 1 shot block.
    Kelly Olynyk 15 pts, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals and 1 shot block.
     
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