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@  YaoMan : (23 October 2015 - 04:49 PM) Zach Lowe seems to think the Rox are the biggest threat to GSW: http://grantland.com...-16-nba-season/
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@  majik19 : (13 October 2015 - 09:09 PM) Apparently we claimed Arsalan Kazemi off waivers from the Hawks today... yet another undersized (6'7") power forward for Morey's cupboard.
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@  jorgeaam : (06 October 2015 - 07:47 PM) Well, thinking twice about it, I'd rather have him score less and have the team as a whole do better. Lawson should take a lot of his load off
@  jorgeaam : (06 October 2015 - 07:47 PM) Loving that, hope he hits 30 PPG this year
@  thejohnnygold : (06 October 2015 - 06:15 PM) Someone is feeling confident :) : LINK
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@  Mario Peña : (06 October 2015 - 02:35 PM) Alright guys, if anyone is interested in joining the Red94 fantasy basketball league we could use one more player to get us to 10 teams (or three to get us to 12 teams). Just check the thread in the Fantasy Basketball forum. Thanks!
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@  thejohnnygold : (29 September 2015 - 05:16 AM) FYI, it was media day today. Interviews are up at NBA.com
@  slick shoes : (23 September 2015 - 06:37 PM) kind of late in the day but NBATV is broadcasting classis Rockets games all day today.
@  SadLakerFan : (16 September 2015 - 04:37 AM) Man, as a Laker fan, I'm learning how little you care about the off season when your team sucks. Anyway, a quick moment to remember Moses. Still remember watching the 81 team as a kid - losing record, NBA Finals. I would have cried w/joy if they could have beaten the Celtics.
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Developing D-Mo

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#1 Matt Maloney's Ghost

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    Posted 15 November 2014 - 07:07 PM

    Does anyone else see that D-Mo is the perfect fit with Howard? Am I crazy? 


    Everybody wants to talk about what trade we need to make at the 4, but I think we should develop D-Mo.  His effort on the defensive end has been fabulous. And you know whats been better? His Passing! 


    I feel like all of his mistakes early on were because he was playing too fast, trying too hard. Let's give him more minutes to give him more confidence. 


    Can you imagine D-Mo on the elbow, whipping passes to Howard for dunks? 


    Can he be a weird version of Boris Diaw? 


    Or a slimmer Andrew Bogut? ( All Bogut is doing this year is playing D, pounding the boards, and makes sweet passes to cutters.)


    This guy has real skills. 


    If we do make a trade, I rather have another playmaker off the bench. 


    But maybe I'm crazy.

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      Posted 15 November 2014 - 07:47 PM

      People don't give him enough credit for his defensive work. Unlike Bev you can visibly see what he is doing. DMo is harder to spot, he makes good defensive rotation, played well as a help defender and is a good post up defender. There is a reason he is on the court despite not excelling on the offensive end. We were quick to love bevs D and we should embrace what DMo is doing right now. Maybe we don't need a PF to defend LMA and the likes, hopefully he can be the one who can limit those guys. Time will tell when he gets minutes against those guys and his Off will improve we know he has the skillset.
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      Posted 15 November 2014 - 08:08 PM

      This seems relevant: LINK

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      #4 Drew in Abilene

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      Posted 15 November 2014 - 09:12 PM

      What do I want to see for our four? A big man who can play defense, doesn't need the ball in his hands but is enough of a deep threat to help with spacing, and maybe can handle the backup center role for spot minutes. Motiejunas could certainly check all those boxes with more development...

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        Posted 16 November 2014 - 03:18 PM

        I think DMO should dominate garbage minutes.  He looks like a go to player when he doesn't have Howard on the floor.  His up and under is getting strong!

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