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#41 Gone Fishing

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:27 AM

Don't look now but I'm thinking 2nd seed


Need to add a "shooter" before that's possible.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:50 AM

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Two questions:
1) where are you sitting?

2) will you be dressed like this?

i'll be in C-13 and i just picked that outfit up from the cleaners

#43 chipc3

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:54 AM

Need to add a "shooter" before that's possible.

Where?

Grizzlies 3 Point Shooting Percentage:
Tony Allen - 16.7%
Jerryd Bayless - 33.0%
Tayshaun Prince - 37.5%
Mike Conley - 37.6%
Quincy Pondexter - 42.0%
Austin Daye - 43.8%

I assume the lack of shooting problem comes from Tony Allen because every one else who takes threes makes them at a nice enough percentage or is it someone else you want replaced in the lineup to add a shooter?

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 12:15 PM

After looking at Orlando's lineup for tonight I have only one question:

Who are those guys?
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Posted 22 February 2013 - 01:07 PM

I'm really hoping for a Lightning Leuer sighting tonight...

In other words a blowout.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 01:27 PM

the magic will get their whipping just in time for the disney princess half...

http://www.rundisney...-half-marathon/

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 02:43 PM

Need to add a "shooter" before that's possible.


Naaah. We're good to go.. Bayless, mike, qpon, daye can all shoot and even TA and TW sometimes. All of our bigs are a threat outside. It's time. We are ready to go :)

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:21 PM

Where? Grizzlies 3 Point Shooting Percentage: Tony Allen - 16.7% Jerryd Bayless - 33.0% Tayshaun Prince - 37.5% Mike Conley - 37.6% Quincy Pondexter - 42.0% Austin Daye - 43.8% I assume the lack of shooting problem comes from Tony Allen because every one else who takes threes makes them at a nice enough percentage or is it someone else you want replaced in the lineup to add a shooter?


Austin is actually shooting 50% from 3 this season.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:27 PM

Austin is actually shooting 50% from 3 this season.


Tay is 42.5..3s are a low percentage shot...we can make them when we need them and TA is the only guard/ sf we have that would miss consecutive open 3s

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:44 PM

So does everyone agree that we are ok when it comes to needing a shooter? I think we're set

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:55 PM

Memphis doesn't need anymore shooters, people didn't want to admit it but one of the biggest problems to the former team was that neither the starting 2 guard nor the starting sf could space the floor from the perimeter. An injured Quincy Pondexter only made those problems worse. It's the whole fit thing again, the front office traded away a post player who couldn't shoot well for a guy who's solid from midrange/3 ptrs and another 3 point specialist. Unless Hollins decides to throw out a Wroten/Allen/Davis/Randolph/Pittman, there aren't any problems with lack of shooters on the court.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:11 PM

I agree with you on that.

Al Herrington back tonight for Orlando. He has always been a troubling guy for us.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:15 PM

Grizz favored -14. Would be a good bet IMO

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:23 PM

Naaah. We're good to go.. Bayless, mike, qpon, daye can all shoot and even TA and TW sometimes. All of our bigs are a threat outside. It's time. We are ready to go :)/>

Agreed. The great thing about the way we look at the moment is that everyone is contributing and a different guy or two is the major contributor each game, rather than relying on the same one or two so that defenses can key up on them.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:47 PM

I agree with you on that.

Al Herrington back tonight for Orlando. He has always been a troubling guy for us.


Davis and Arthur should be good against him

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:16 PM

Davis and Arthur should be good against him


They definitely would be, but Hollins, being the hard headed guy that he is, will probably keep Zbo on him most of the game, which will mean Harrington will rain down threes on us all night and go for 30+ and keep them within firing distance when it should just be an absolute walkover.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:22 PM

Where? Grizzlies 3 Point Shooting Percentage: Tony Allen - 16.7% Jerryd Bayless - 33.0% Tayshaun Prince - 37.5% Mike Conley - 37.6% Quincy Pondexter - 42.0% Austin Daye - 43.8% I assume the lack of shooting problem comes from Tony Allen because every one else who takes threes makes them at a nice enough percentage or is it someone else you want replaced in the lineup to add a shooter?


I believe we still need to add a shooter around the 40% percentage... maybe just sign CJ. Maybe Vujacic...

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 06:17 PM

I believe we still need to add a shooter around the 40% percentage... maybe just sign CJ. Maybe Vujacic...


What we need is players that can shoot a decent percentage from around the court not just behind the arch.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 06:30 PM

What we need is players that can shoot a decent percentage from around the court not just behind the arch.


Man 3s are important in this league... they can make teams climb mountains like the Clipps did with us last year; can make teams close games like the Heat did with the Thunder. We need as much shooters as we could get... we already have plent... yes. One more will not hurt. If we could put MC, JBay and TW penetrating and have always 2 wing players out the 3 point line to space things for Marc and Zbo we will be more than dangeour... we will be letal.

QPon, JBay, Daye, Prince and ?. I want that insurance player... imagine if a injurie happen or if Qpon is not ready or better than that... think about it is always good to have more options because you get more chance to get a player in a hot shooting day.

CJ is really cheap. Make a lot of sense to sign him. Or maybe we go for a guy with more experience in Vujacic (if we could).

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 06:37 PM

I believe we still need to add a shooter around the 40% percentage... maybe just sign CJ. Maybe Vujacic...


I would love to sign cj... Why not?

I love Pete and Sean's new gigs. Are they still in the lobby?