Talk Vikes and Other MN Sports Talk Vikes and Other MN Sports

Forums  Register  Login  My Profile  Inbox  Address Book  My Subscription  My Forums 

Photo Gallery  Member List  Search  Calendars  FAQ  Ticket List  Log Out

RE: NBA Talk 2020

 
Logged in as: Guest
Users viewing this topic: none
  Printable Version
All Forums >> [Other Minnesota Sports] >> Minnesota Timberwolves >> RE: NBA Talk 2020 Page: <<   < prev  19 20 21 22 [23]
Login
Message << Older Topic   Newer Topic >>
RE: NBA Talk 2020 - 12/7/2023 7:05:38 PM   
David Levine


Posts: 76373
Joined: 7/14/2007
From: Las Vegas
Status: online
Malika Andrews@malika_andrews
Another incredible performance for Tyrese Haliburton.

He now has three career games with 25 points, 15 assists and 0 turnovers — all this season.

Zach Kram@zachkram
Nobody else in NBA history has more than one such game in his career, per @Stathead. And Haliburton has three this season.
Post #: 551
RE: NBA Talk 2020 - 12/7/2023 8:31:05 PM   
JT2

 

Posts: 13731
Joined: 2/15/2011
From: United States
Status: offline
quote:

ORIGINAL: David Levine

Malika Andrews@malika_andrews
Another incredible performance for Tyrese Haliburton.

He now has three career games with 25 points, 15 assists and 0 turnovers — all this season.

Zach Kram@zachkram
Nobody else in NBA history has more than one such game in his career, per @Stathead. And Haliburton has three this season.


Pretty remarkable. How bad would that team be if you replaced Haliburton with an average NBA PG?

Aside from Turner, I don't know who else on that squad could crack another NBA starting lineup. Maybe Brown. His versatility is valuable.

They have been fun to watch. I hope they win this tournament. Imagine Carlisle coaching the worst defense in the league, while running at the fastest pace? Times have changed. I guess Carlisle is just adapting to his talent. Good for him.
Post #: 552
RE: NBA Talk 2020 - 12/8/2023 4:20:57 PM   
Mark Anderson

 

Posts: 11899
Joined: 9/1/2007
Status: offline
quote:

ORIGINAL: David Levine

quote:

ORIGINAL: JT2

I wasn't a big fan of the in-season tournament, still not all on board, but I have to admit, it has provided some exciting December basketball.
A lot less load management, rest, illness, phantom injuries compared to normal Nov/Dec basketball.


And the players have taken it very seriously. There has been an intensity that you never see early in seasons.

So they need to have about 3 or 4 in season tournaments.

< Message edited by Mark Anderson -- 12/8/2023 4:23:28 PM >
Post #: 553
RE: NBA Talk 2020 - 12/9/2023 10:21:02 PM   
JT2

 

Posts: 13731
Joined: 2/15/2011
From: United States
Status: offline
Impressive performance by the Lakers. They had a great game plan and executed it well. Aggressive defensively on Haliburton and attacked the paint on an undersized Pacer frontcourt. They pretty much neutralized Turner, and got him in foul trouble. While I like Jackson, he's undersized. Jalen Smith may have helped, especially spreading the floor. Toppin, as athletic as he is, may be the worst defender at the rim in all of the league. Lakers took it to them.
Davis was beyond impressive, both ways.
Post #: 554
RE: NBA Talk 2020 - 12/13/2023 11:50:42 AM   
David Levine


Posts: 76373
Joined: 7/14/2007
From: Las Vegas
Status: online
Draymond probably needs a 15-20 game suspension. So far nothing has made a dent in his ego.

And its time for the league to suspend Kerr as well. He clearly has no problem with Draymond's behavior and refuses to say a single negative thing about him. He's turning into the NBA version of Sean Payton.
Post #: 555
RE: NBA Talk 2020 - 12/21/2023 11:49:48 AM   
twinsfan


Posts: 62247
Joined: 12/21/2009
Status: offline
So I didn't realize Ja Wick was back. I don't think it will last long.

_____________________________

Magic Number
Billy Hamilton 0
Post #: 556
RE: NBA Talk 2020 - 12/29/2023 12:24:12 PM   
David Levine


Posts: 76373
Joined: 7/14/2007
From: Las Vegas
Status: online
Haliburton with 20 assists and zero turnovers last night.
Post #: 557
RE: NBA Talk 2020 - 12/31/2023 2:32:37 AM   
JT2

 

Posts: 13731
Joined: 2/15/2011
From: United States
Status: offline
quote:

ORIGINAL: David Levine

Haliburton with 20 assists and zero turnovers last night.


He got a little sloppy tonight, 23 assists and 2 turnovers.
Post #: 558
RE: NBA Talk 2020 - 1/27/2024 12:24:16 AM   
JT2

 

Posts: 13731
Joined: 2/15/2011
From: United States
Status: offline
Taylor Jenkins is a really good basketball coach. What Carlisle is doing shouldn't be overlooked either.

Wednesday, Memphis won at Miami. Even Grizzlies fans didn't recognize some of the 9 players they had available. They beat Orlando tonight.

Adams, Clarke, Morant, Smart, Bane and Rose all out, I think Aldama was also out Wednesday. You could definitely make the playoffs with the players the Grizzlies don't have.

That has to be very difficult to coach a completely different team than what you expected to have. No crying, just work. I'm impressed. Also, GG Jackson gets thrown into the fire, that could end up accelerating his learning curve. I think he's going to be really good.

Back to Carlise. I don't really even know how they win, especially without Haliburton. They let Booker shoot tonight (63 points, 37 shots) until his arm got tired, then the Pacers won. Incredible.

Oh, and Doncic dropped 73 tonight on 33 attempts. 10 Rebounds, 7 assists, and got the W.

NBA is crazy right now. Is Kobe anniversary week over yet? I'm not making light of his tragic death but this is the anniversary week of his 81 point game, and his death.

< Message edited by JT2 -- 1/27/2024 12:25:45 AM >
Post #: 559
RE: NBA Talk 2020 - 2/1/2024 10:22:18 AM   
Mark Anderson

 

Posts: 11899
Joined: 9/1/2007
Status: offline
Haliburton and Draymond Green complaining about the 65 game rule.

Maybe the rule needs a little tweaking for actual major injuries. But, the fans don't want to put down 100s of dollars, sometimes 1000s(if you have to travel, get hotel) to watch the scrubs play a game because some 20 or 30 year olds can't play a back to back because they are tired.

< Message edited by Mark Anderson -- 2/1/2024 10:23:20 AM >
Post #: 560
Page:   <<   < prev  19 20 21 22 [23]
All Forums >> [Other Minnesota Sports] >> Minnesota Timberwolves >> RE: NBA Talk 2020 Page: <<   < prev  19 20 21 22 [23]
Jump to:





New Messages No New Messages
Hot Topic w/ New Messages Hot Topic w/o New Messages
Locked w/ New Messages Locked w/o New Messages
 Post New Thread
 Reply to Message
 Post New Poll
 Submit Vote
 Delete My Own Post
 Delete My Own Thread
 Rate Posts




Forum Software © ASPPlayground.NET Advanced Edition 2.5.5 Unicode