Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by mikhail1973, Aug 7, 2013.
You're are always having fun there :-) .
We could drop JJ, Singler, or Bynum to make room for Mejia, and it would seriously upgrade our roster.
Even just dropping Bynum might ensure a playoff berth.
Where's Rascoe when you need him............
You are not a good person.
I am just letting this play out. Traitors are being identified, their phones and banking records tapped, their families under surveillance, their private communications analyzed.
There is a cost to maintaining a republic, and today that cost is loyalty to Will Bynum.
This is obviously me making a joke, I only have access to banking records at this time...
Oh I didn't know he's THE Rodney White! He replaced Renaldo Balkman who was sent home after choking a teammate on live TV during a Petron game. That was a bizarre scene.
Street ball in the Philippines is literally played along the streets, while wearing flip flops haha. What we lack in height, we make up with "ingenuity" -- no-look passes, double/triple clutch shots, circus layups. Even without the dunks, it's still pretty entertaining! Thanks for sharing Linwood =D
keep up the good fight!!!!
Anybody who doesn't like Bynum should have to spend a weekend with Darth BillLaimbeer TheeFTD ...oh, never mind......
Spot on!!! A playoff berth is where its at. But I am seriously doubting the new coach, even with major prodding from Dumars to improve the draft pick, will mess this up so badly as that we miss the playoffs.
In other words, status quo will be maintained...
Ok, so lets assume we trade away CV for Big Baby Glen Davis. The stats say he is a better defensive center vs. a defensive power forward. (while a poorer scorer at center - so we can't call on him too much for scoring if we ask him to play center.) I note also that he rebounds equally well whichever position you put him at. (from 82games.com) So here goes - trying to put as much firepower in the 2nd unit as possible to make it be not just a defensive unit.
Start Jennings, Pope, Smith, Monroe, Drummond.
2nd unit) Billups, Datome, Mitchell, Harrellson, Glen Davis
This leaves out, in order of importance (imo), (remember, this assumes we traded away CV for Glen Davis), Siva, Stuckey, Singler, Bynum, JJ
Of note, this rotation puts Smith at small forward every minute he is on the floor. It allows our starters to play as a unit a whole lot too. You take the good, with what may be the bad. (while hoping we can make it work just fine and Smith can dominate the league's small forwards something fierce. After all, you sure can't switch and ask a small forward to try and box out Drummond.)
I'm picturing a Pistons bench of Balkman, Ivan Johnson, Ricky Davis, DeMarcus Cousins, and Jerry Stackhouse. Like the Denver Squirrels come to life.
The PBA is really awesome to watch. I wish there was a place in Seattle to really follow the games. I think the fact that they are played on the other side of the world makes it difficult to really follow them... but some enterprising Filipino bar owner should Tivo those games. I think, strictly based on names, I would be a big fan of the Talk and Text Tropang Texters. The Tropang Texters should try to pick up Charlie V in a couple of years; he will be out of the NBA, and those Bentley payments will still be due... the Texters might be able to get him to hoist a few threes (Cuz he STILL doesn't play in the paint) and shoot off a few tweets.
If Talk and Text is serious about bringing in Charlie then they need to add Tweeting to their team name.
The PBA really has the worst team names in all of sports.
I am a fan of Talk 'N Text. So please, I have had enough of that tweeting turd.
Filipinian basketball is awesome, they went to final of FIBA Asia Champion Tournament 2013 against Iran where Iran eventually won and Hadedi was the MVP . It was two weeks ago.
I love basketball. I wish that the rest of the world was more available to me as an American fan.
It is getting better all the time. 20 years ago, you wouldn't have been able to talk to anyone who knew anything about the PNBA.
We probably wouldn't even know that the PBNJ even existed.
Hmm, been researching the guy a bit. First, he did not even play hardly any basketball in his first two seasons at Kentucky. Something to do with a coaching change. So really, he only played the one season, as far as being able to figure out anything from his college career at Kentuckey. Now, to my point - from what you saw, would you imagine that he would become a consistent 3 point shooter (34%), both in the NBA and other lesser leagues? Or, even in the far less talented China League, put up 22-18 numbers? All I am saying is that he is showing improvement, and having started at about 15 years old to even do the very first thing in basketball, and still being about 24 years old now, just might have an upside yet.
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