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Re: Thoughts on Kyrie tonight???
« Reply #15 on: October 20, 2017, 10:45:35 PM »

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He played well, but not like really well. The box score says he scored 21, but he hardly seems like a leader on the floor. I honestly forget he is out there sometimes; that would never have been said about a healthy IT. Just different styles, I guess.

I think we need to give him a couple months to settle into Stevens' system. It is also probably a total gut punch to him losing Hayward, but I am still expecting/hoping for quite a bit more.
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Re: Thoughts on Kyrie tonight???
« Reply #16 on: October 20, 2017, 10:48:42 PM »

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Same Kyrie he has always been.  If he doesn't improve...

Can we start to put the "superstar" **** to rest?  No superstar has ever been outplayed by Terry Rozier.

That's a bit harsh after three games on a team this young without Gordon Hayward.  A good chunk of our offensive sets got disrupted when Gordon went down.

If Kyrie wanted to go out and score a lot more he could definitely do it.  He is trying extremely hard to execute a difficult offense with a bunch of inexperienced players around him.  I have no doubts that his game is going to reach another level as he becomes more experienced with CBS's system.

Well said.  Kyrie played within himself and didn't force anything in the 3rd quarter even when we were struggling.  There were a few stagnant 4th quarter possessions but eh it happens. 

You can tell he's still trying to find his groove with his new team.  I thought he played well overall.  He made some really good passes (the bullet pass to Bird which led to a shooting foul comes to mind, that and the extra pass to Larkin for the open 3).

Very well said, guys.  So he is a superstar?

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Re: Thoughts on Kyrie tonight???
« Reply #17 on: October 20, 2017, 10:49:23 PM »

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Played well when we needed him.

Re: Thoughts on Kyrie tonight???
« Reply #18 on: October 20, 2017, 10:58:31 PM »

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Huge disappointment considering we gave up the face of the frnachise, a valuable future asset, a big part of our heart and soul and a big man prospect for a guy that got outplayed by Terry Rozier.

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« Reply #19 on: October 20, 2017, 11:00:01 PM »

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I'm not going to judge him game by game. Kyrie is better than he's shown.

I still hate the trade, haha.


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Re: Thoughts on Kyrie tonight???
« Reply #20 on: October 20, 2017, 11:01:34 PM »

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Huge disappointment considering we gave up the face of the frnachise, a valuable future asset, a big part of our heart and soul and a big man prospect for a guy that got outplayed by Terry Rozier.

We clearly overpaid.

It's not just Isaiah-for-Kyrie like people here make it out to be.

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« Reply #21 on: October 20, 2017, 11:07:15 PM »

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He was fine. Danny didn't get him for what he is right now - it's what he's hopefully going to turn into playing in this system. 

Re: Thoughts on Kyrie tonight???
« Reply #22 on: October 20, 2017, 11:16:54 PM »

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Does everyone realize the special season Isaiah Thomas had last year came after already playing a year and a half in BS' system?  That he had a year and a half to build chemistry and learn tendencies of the core group of players there? 

Even before Hayward went down, everyone knew (or should have known) there was going to be an extreme learning curve for a team returning only 4 guys from last year's team.  Think about it.  2 starters are under the age of 20.  A second yr player and a rookie!!  Let that sink in.  With the exception of Al, everyone on this team is trying to figure out their role, fit, spots, tendencies, etc.  These guys do not have the reps or minutes TOGETHER yet. 

For anyone to compare IT's season last yr to Kyrie's first 3 games on a team that lost their 2nd best player, has only 4 returning players and had players named Larkin and Bird playing crunch time minutes in the 4th quarter of a close game, is absolutely ludicrous!!

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« Reply #23 on: October 20, 2017, 11:23:23 PM »

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Does everyone realize the special season Isaiah Thomas had last year came after already playing a year and a half in BS' system?  That he had a year and a half to build chemistry and learn tendencies of the core group of players there? 

Even before Hayward went down, everyone knew (or should have known) there was going to be an extreme learning curve for a team returning only 4 guys from last year's team.  Think about it.  2 starters are under the age of 20.  A second yr player and a rookie!!  Let that sink in.  With the exception of Al, everyone on this team is trying to figure out their role, fit, spots, tendencies, etc.  These guys do not have the reps or minutes TOGETHER yet. 

For anyone to compare IT's season last yr to Kyrie's first 3 games on a team that lost their 2nd best player, has only 4 returning players and had players named Larkin and Bird playing crunch time minutes in the 4th quarter of a close game, is absolutely ludicrous!!

I think what you're seeing is a response to all of the "Kyrie is already better than IT" posts. But I agree, three games isn't enough time.



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Re: Thoughts on Kyrie tonight???
« Reply #24 on: October 21, 2017, 01:00:10 AM »

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He played well, but not like really well. The box score says he scored 21, but he hardly seems like a leader on the floor. I honestly forget he is out there sometimes; that would never have been said about a healthy IT. Just different styles, I guess.



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« Reply #25 on: October 21, 2017, 01:07:40 AM »

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Same Kyrie he has always been.  If he doesn't improve...

Can we start to put the "superstar" **** to rest?  No superstar has ever been outplayed by Terry Rozier.

lol

Re: Thoughts on Kyrie tonight???
« Reply #26 on: October 21, 2017, 02:02:02 AM »

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I'm not going to judge him game by game. Kyrie is better than he's shown.

I still hate the trade, haha.
Same man.

Re: Thoughts on Kyrie tonight???
« Reply #27 on: October 21, 2017, 02:03:59 AM »

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Does everyone realize the special season Isaiah Thomas had last year came after already playing a year and a half in BS' system?  That he had a year and a half to build chemistry and learn tendencies of the core group of players there? 

Even before Hayward went down, everyone knew (or should have known) there was going to be an extreme learning curve for a team returning only 4 guys from last year's team.  Think about it.  2 starters are under the age of 20.  A second yr player and a rookie!!  Let that sink in.  With the exception of Al, everyone on this team is trying to figure out their role, fit, spots, tendencies, etc.  These guys do not have the reps or minutes TOGETHER yet. 

For anyone to compare IT's season last yr to Kyrie's first 3 games on a team that lost their 2nd best player, has only 4 returning players and had players named Larkin and Bird playing crunch time minutes in the 4th quarter of a close game, is absolutely ludicrous!!
It's not just Isaiah though, we also gave up Crowder who is very valuable with his contract, a nice looking Nets pick now Lin is down and a young big man prospect who can be a serviceable player with some value in Zizic for A GUY WHO GOT OUTPLAYED BY TERRY ****ING ROZIER AGAINST A TEAM THAT HAS **** PGs! At least get 25/10/5 a game on good efficiency smh.

Re: Thoughts on Kyrie tonight???
« Reply #28 on: October 21, 2017, 03:57:17 AM »

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Does everyone realize the special season Isaiah Thomas had last year came after already playing a year and a half in BS' system?  That he had a year and a half to build chemistry and learn tendencies of the core group of players there? 

Even before Hayward went down, everyone knew (or should have known) there was going to be an extreme learning curve for a team returning only 4 guys from last year's team.  Think about it.  2 starters are under the age of 20.  A second yr player and a rookie!!  Let that sink in.  With the exception of Al, everyone on this team is trying to figure out their role, fit, spots, tendencies, etc.  These guys do not have the reps or minutes TOGETHER yet. 

For anyone to compare IT's season last yr to Kyrie's first 3 games on a team that lost their 2nd best player, has only 4 returning players and had players named Larkin and Bird playing crunch time minutes in the 4th quarter of a close game, is absolutely ludicrous!!
It's not just Isaiah though, we also gave up Crowder who is very valuable with his contract, a nice looking Nets pick now Lin is down and a young big man prospect who can be a serviceable player with some value in Zizic for A GUY WHO GOT OUTPLAYED BY TERRY ****ING ROZIER AGAINST A TEAM THAT HAS **** PGs! At least get 25/10/5 a game on good efficiency smh.

Im going to tell you this. Kyrie has outplayed IT+Crowder this season.

Re: Thoughts on Kyrie tonight???
« Reply #29 on: October 21, 2017, 04:16:16 AM »

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Does everyone realize the special season Isaiah Thomas had last year came after already playing a year and a half in BS' system?  That he had a year and a half to build chemistry and learn tendencies of the core group of players there? 

Even before Hayward went down, everyone knew (or should have known) there was going to be an extreme learning curve for a team returning only 4 guys from last year's team.  Think about it.  2 starters are under the age of 20.  A second yr player and a rookie!!  Let that sink in.  With the exception of Al, everyone on this team is trying to figure out their role, fit, spots, tendencies, etc.  These guys do not have the reps or minutes TOGETHER yet. 

For anyone to compare IT's season last yr to Kyrie's first 3 games on a team that lost their 2nd best player, has only 4 returning players and had players named Larkin and Bird playing crunch time minutes in the 4th quarter of a close game, is absolutely ludicrous!!
It's not just Isaiah though, we also gave up Crowder who is very valuable with his contract, a nice looking Nets pick now Lin is down and a young big man prospect who can be a serviceable player with some value in Zizic for A GUY WHO GOT OUTPLAYED BY TERRY ****ING ROZIER AGAINST A TEAM THAT HAS **** PGs! At least get 25/10/5 a game on good efficiency smh.

Im going to tell you this. Kyrie has outplayed IT+Crowder this season.
The first who is injured (so no data) and the second one who's doing what he's expected to do. You also haven't factored in the potential of the Nets pick and Zizic, which can be valuable assets.