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Re: Pacers (30-25) at Celtics (40-16) Game #57 2/9/18
« Reply #75 on: February 09, 2018, 09:26:31 PM »

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Re: Pacers (30-25) at Celtics (40-16) Game #57 2/9/18
« Reply #76 on: February 09, 2018, 09:30:09 PM »

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Rozier and Theis are starting to show a little bit of synergy in the pick-and-roll.

Re: Pacers (30-25) at Celtics (40-16) Game #57 2/9/18
« Reply #77 on: February 09, 2018, 09:34:01 PM »

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I'm looking at the total lack of participation here and I'm guessing it's the "Connection Problems."

Too bad it's a fun game.

Re: Pacers (30-25) at Celtics (40-16) Game #57 2/9/18
« Reply #78 on: February 09, 2018, 09:34:01 PM »

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Ugh, Rozier is killing us. He legitimately might have the lowest BBIQ in the league. You're freaking 1-10 tonight, yet you shoot two above-the-break threes in the same possession off of an offensive rebound?!
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Re: Pacers (30-25) at Celtics (40-16) Game #57 2/9/18
« Reply #79 on: February 09, 2018, 09:34:03 PM »

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Re: Pacers (30-25) at Celtics (40-16) Game #57 2/9/18
« Reply #80 on: February 09, 2018, 09:37:49 PM »

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Re: Pacers (30-25) at Celtics (40-16) Game #57 2/9/18
« Reply #81 on: February 09, 2018, 09:41:31 PM »

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Poor Cory Joseph.  Also, how impulsive do u think Rozier was before military academy?
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« Reply #82 on: February 09, 2018, 09:41:31 PM »

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Re: Pacers (30-25) at Celtics (40-16) Game #57 2/9/18
« Reply #83 on: February 09, 2018, 09:43:51 PM »

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What the hell is Rozier doing? Dude is straight up awful and killing us out there.
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Re: Pacers (30-25) at Celtics (40-16) Game #57 2/9/18
« Reply #84 on: February 09, 2018, 09:43:51 PM »

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So many missed opportunities this quarter for Cs. Gonna haunt them

Re: Pacers (30-25) at Celtics (40-16) Game #57 2/9/18
« Reply #85 on: February 09, 2018, 09:43:51 PM »

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I'm looking at the total lack of participation here and I'm guessing it's the "Connection Problems."


Ditto. Haven't been able to get on all game.
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Re: Pacers (30-25) at Celtics (40-16) Game #57 2/9/18
« Reply #86 on: February 09, 2018, 09:47:57 PM »

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Yet another game where Brad isn't running anything on the offensive end down the stretch and just letting them iso the whole time.

And why the hell Rozier was left out there with Morris taken out is beyond me. Dude has been God-awful on both sides of the ball tonight, and he was responsible for that mix-up leading to the Turner tip slam.
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Re: Pacers (30-25) at Celtics (40-16) Game #57 2/9/18
« Reply #87 on: February 09, 2018, 09:55:18 PM »

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Such a frustrating game.

We only show up for half of the game.

Brad's rotations and lack of in-game adjustments/play-calling are maddening yet again.

Rozier has maybe his worst game of the season going 1-11 with terrible D on Dipo, yet still played major minutes down the stretch.

And Al makes about four uncharacteristically dumb decisions leading to points down the stretch.
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Re: Pacers (30-25) at Celtics (40-16) Game #57 2/9/18
« Reply #88 on: February 09, 2018, 09:59:11 PM »

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Brad's a good coach defensively, but he's flat out an awful offensive coach. He simply can't allow Morris and Rozier to keep jacking up shots no matter how many they miss while Jaylen and Jayson stand and watch. Simply unacceptable. I'm beginning to believe he's peaked.

Re: Pacers (30-25) at Celtics (40-16) Game #57 2/9/18
« Reply #89 on: February 09, 2018, 10:12:23 PM »

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Brad's a good coach defensively, but he's flat out an awful offensive coach. He simply can't allow Morris and Rozier to keep jacking up shots no matter how many they miss while Jaylen and Jayson stand and watch. Simply unacceptable. I'm beginning to believe he's peaked.

I understand the frustration but calling Brad an awful offensive coach is a blanket statement that is simply inaccurate.  How do you think the Warriors would look running Brad's system???

Brad is a fine offensive coach who maximizes the talents of the players on our team.  The honest truth is that we don't have any "professional" scorers aside from Kyrie.  Tatum and Brown should eventually get there but they are still very reliant upon the structure and flow of our offense.  Marcus Morris can create his own offense but he is extremely streaky.  Horford can take advantage of mismatches but he's never been a scorer by nature. 

Who on our roster can consistently create their own offense on a nightly basis regardless of the opponent?  Who is the sharpshooter than can move without the ball and drill contested shots?

We have a lot of talent on this team but Kyrie doesn't have enough help when things break down in the offense. 

Another important factor to consider is that we don't sacrifice defense for offense like many other teams.  Currently the Warriors and Raptors are the ONLY NBA team that rank in the top 10 for both offensive and defensive ratings. 
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