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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #150: January 09, 2022, 08:28:24 PM »
Ugly win

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« Reply #151: January 11, 2022, 08:58:59 PM »
Wiz playing down to their opponents again


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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #153: January 12, 2022, 10:27:21 AM »
the path to victory now is keep it close, then dish to Kuzma in the last 5 minutes.  Loud MVP chants for him last night (well, loud in the context of a half-full arena).

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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #154: January 12, 2022, 11:24:04 AM »
the path to victory now is keep it close, then dish to Kuzma in the last 5 minutes.  Loud MVP chants for him last night (well, loud in the context of a half-full arena).
He definitely has the look of an MVP.


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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #155: January 12, 2022, 11:45:54 AM »
He definitely has the look of an MVP.



he has a "give me the damn ball" attitude, and unlike so many others, doesn't force dumb shots.

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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #156: January 12, 2022, 11:58:50 AM »
he has a "give me the damn ball" attitude, and unlike so many others, doesn't force dumb shots.
But how does he get his car keys with a shirt that long?

They really need to move on from Beal--good player at least offensively.  But not worth anywhere near a super max.  He is the anti-kozma as he always comes up short at game end. 

Indy is a mess.  I would like them to get Sabonis.  Not sure what they could give up.  Maybe Harrell, TB and KCP and a 1st?  Not sure if the salaries match up.  Then trade Beal for Simmons and Thybulle. 

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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #157: January 12, 2022, 12:44:08 PM »
But how does he get his car keys with a shirt that long?

They really need to move on from Beal--good player at least offensively.  But not worth anywhere near a super max.  He is the anti-kozma as he always comes up short at game end. 

Indy is a mess.  I would like them to get Sabonis.  Not sure what they could give up.  Maybe Harrell, TB and KCP and a 1st?  Not sure if the salaries match up.  Then trade Beal for Simmons and Thybulle. 

ESPN's Bobby Marks proposed Deni, Kuzma, KCP, and two first rounders (2025 and 2027) for Sabonis and Jeremy Lamb.  I don't think the Wizards move Kuzma at this point, and Rui and Beal are likely off the table as well.

The Wizards have some cap space (about $5 million), unfortunately their 2023 pick, (and if it's not a lottery pick, then their 24, and 25 picks) are all going to OKC (via Houston from the Westbrook trade).  ESPN notes that Beal has a 15% bonus in his contract that the Wizards must pay if they trade him.


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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #158: January 12, 2022, 12:51:24 PM »
ESPN's Bobby Marks proposed Deni, Kuzma, KCP, and two first rounders (2025 and 2027) for Sabonis and Jeremy Lamb.  I don't think the Wizards move Kuzma at this point, and Rui and Beal are likely off the table as well.

The Wizards have some cap space (about $5 million), unfortunately their 2023 pick, (and if it's not a lottery pick, then their 24, and 25 picks) are all going to OKC (via Houston from the Westbrook trade).  ESPN notes that Beal has a 15% bonus in his contract that the Wizards must pay if they trade him.
Yea. That is way too much to give up. Substitute Harrell for Kuzma and maybe one of those firsts. Lamb does not play much anymore.

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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #159: January 12, 2022, 08:49:03 PM »
TB back and looking great.

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« Reply #160: January 14, 2022, 10:11:38 AM »
Wes Jr. out with covid.

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« Reply #161: January 17, 2022, 03:26:34 PM »
Wes Jr. out with covid.

Pat Delany as well.

Former Harlem Globetrotter and current Assistant Coach Joseph Blair is coaching today.

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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #162: January 17, 2022, 05:26:30 PM »
How’d that happen?
Get a break next game with Durant out.

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« Reply #163: January 17, 2022, 06:17:53 PM »
How’d that happen?
Get a break next game with Durant out.

Nice win.  This team keeps showing glimmers.

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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #164: January 19, 2022, 09:44:59 PM »
Tough loss. Not sure why Kuzma stepped back for a three when they only needed two. Could have gotten a closer jumper or taken it to the rim. Had plenty of time.

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« Reply #165: January 19, 2022, 10:29:37 PM »
Yeah that was tough. But Kuzma has been lights out late

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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #166: January 20, 2022, 12:20:43 AM »
The Nets coach grabbed a pass heading for Kuzma and the refs didn’t call it

https://www.instagram.com/p/CY72HhlLK8W/

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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #167: January 20, 2022, 07:58:41 AM »
The Nets coach grabbed a pass heading for Kuzma and the refs didn’t call it

https://www.instagram.com/p/CY72HhlLK8W/
Yea. They showed that during the game. Good hands

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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #168: January 21, 2022, 09:27:48 PM »
A lot of empty seats tonight.

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« Reply #169: January 21, 2022, 10:17:19 PM »
Fun comeback at the end but they fell short. Just an inconsistent performance tonight

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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #170: January 25, 2022, 09:00:47 PM »
Wizards going to blow a 30 point lead?

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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #171: January 25, 2022, 09:42:48 PM »
Unfeaking believable

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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #172: January 25, 2022, 09:57:19 PM »
Not easy to do.  They will make SportsCenter. 

Just trade Beal. 

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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #173: January 26, 2022, 08:21:41 AM »
second biggest lead blown since 1996, I think I heard.

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Re: Washington Wizards (2021-22)
« Reply #174: January 26, 2022, 08:33:40 AM »
Second-biggest blown lead in NBA history (since they began keeping this stat in 1996)...grim.