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Jennings and Smith, déjà vu?

Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by KGREG, Nov 23, 2013.

  1. del

    del Team Captain Forum Donor

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    Just read a funny titled article on Hoops Habit (courtesy of the Bleacher Report stream - love that thing!) called: "Can Stan Van Gundy fix Josh Smith"
    Detroit Pistons: Can Stan Van Gundy Fix Josh Smith?

    Ok article but the takeaway I had was this:
    "Smith has accumulated a total of 11,635 points, 5,927 rebounds, 2,422 assists, 1,550 blocks and 967 steals. Sure, they seem like solid numbers, but let’s provide a little context for them.

    According to Basketball-Reference, Smith is one of only six players in the history of the NBA to reach such a high level of proficiency across these five primary stats categories. In this club, Smith is joined by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kevin Garnett, Vlade Divac, Hakeem Olajuwon and David Robinson."

    I'm reckon that SVG knows those numbers, knows Josh Smith's game and thinks he can get him on the right page.
    I hope I am right about that.

    (Bill, note this one down to quote me at the end of next season)
     
  2. BallDon'tLie

    BallDon'tLie All-Star 3x Fantasy Champion

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    Smith is an easy fix. All the dude needs to do is take better shots.

    Jennings is the one who SVG needs to use the Mr Goodwrench treatment on.
    BJ7 kills this team.
     
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    The Panda Garbage Post All Star Forum Donor

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    Very easy. I can think of at least 3 or four games where Smith scored more than 25 points with higher than 50% shooting because he is so good at attacking the rack. He just needs to do that, all the time and stop pretending he is Ray Allen
     
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    BillLaimbeer All-Star 4x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    I saw this today:

    1 bad shot = 1 bad shot
    2 bad shots = 1 bad player
    3 bad shots = 1 bad coach
     
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    TaS All-Star Forum Donor

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    I've played enough bball to know that getting a guy to admit that he's a bad shooter isn't easy. A chucker loves to chuck. It's like an old lady addicted to slots.
     
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    Ernie the Slow Adult All-Star Forum Donor

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    This thread has a great title because I am as equally flummoxed trying to figure out who had a worse year between these two as I was trying to choose between Chuckles and Gordon.
     
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    BallDon'tLie All-Star 3x Fantasy Champion

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    Brandon Jennings' most redeeming quality is the fact that he often derails the offense to such a degree that he prevents Josh Smith from having opportunities to jack-up bad shots.
     

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