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Re: Robert Williams(Merged Threads)
« Reply #1215 on: October 15, 2018, 10:54:07 AM »

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It would be cool to see a little of Williams in green this year on nights when Al needs a rest.

While I definitely don't want to see any more injuries, we'll probably get some dings over the year that will also give him a chance.

I still don't expect anything from him this year, but after seeing him in preseason I'm more optimistic about his future. To me, he's already better than the other longshot bigs we've drafted over the past few years.  Looking forward to his year 2 and 3. I'll be disappointed if he isn't in the rotation by then.

Re: Robert Williams(Merged Threads)
« Reply #1216 on: October 15, 2018, 12:02:58 PM »

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The Brad Wannamaker-Robert Williams pick and roll is gonna be the NBA Hipsters' wet dream.

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Don't get me started on how bad a facilitator Wannamaker has shown

Re: Robert Williams(Merged Threads)
« Reply #1217 on: October 15, 2018, 12:26:52 PM »

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The Brad Wannamaker-Robert Williams pick and roll is gonna be the NBA Hipsters' wet dream.

You read it here first.
Guess you didn't watch preseason
Don't get me started on how bad a facilitator Wannamaker has shown


I wish we had kept Larkin instead

Re: Robert Williams(Merged Threads)
« Reply #1218 on: October 15, 2018, 01:23:45 PM »

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The Brad Wannamaker-Robert Williams pick and roll is gonna be the NBA Hipsters' wet dream.

You read it here first.
Guess you didn't watch preseason
Don't get me started on how bad a facilitator Wannamaker has shown


I wish we had kept Larkin instead

I liked Larkin too. I think Wannamaker will have moments for the Cs this season. The transition to NBA speed is not easy, and the transition to a new offense and new game rhythms is pretty difficult. He knows how to play basketball.
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Re: Robert Williams(Merged Threads)
« Reply #1219 on: October 15, 2018, 03:51:47 PM »

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The Brad Wannamaker-Robert Williams pick and roll is gonna be the NBA Hipsters' wet dream.

You read it here first.
Guess you didn't watch preseason
Don't get me started on how bad a facilitator Wannamaker has shown


I wish we had kept Larkin instead

I liked Larkin too. I think Wannamaker will have moments for the Cs this season. The transition to NBA speed is not easy, and the transition to a new offense and new game rhythms is pretty difficult. He knows how to play basketball.

I followed him in Euroleague and he ran that Fenerbache team pretty nicely. I expect once he gets up to speed he will do a job with the reserves.
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Re: Robert Williams(Merged Threads)
« Reply #1220 on: October 15, 2018, 04:40:29 PM »

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The Brad Wannamaker-Robert Williams pick and roll is gonna be the NBA Hipsters' wet dream.

You read it here first.
Guess you didn't watch preseason
Don't get me started on how bad a facilitator Wannamaker has shown


I wish we had kept Larkin instead

I liked Larkin too. I think Wannamaker will have moments for the Cs this season. The transition to NBA speed is not easy, and the transition to a new offense and new game rhythms is pretty difficult. He knows how to play basketball.

I followed him in Euroleague and he ran that Fenerbache team pretty nicely. I expect once he gets up to speed he will do a job with the reserves.
I too think (and hope) that heíll adjust. Itís a big move from Fenerbache to the NBA. I donít think many of us were too fond of Larkin when he first rocked up, yet he ended up winning us some
games

Re: Robert Williams(Merged Threads)
« Reply #1221 on: October 16, 2018, 12:42:58 PM »

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The Brad Wannamaker-Robert Williams pick and roll is gonna be the NBA Hipsters' wet dream.

You read it here first.
Guess you didn't watch preseason
Don't get me started on how bad a facilitator Wannamaker has shown


I wish we had kept Larkin instead

I liked Larkin too. I think Wannamaker will have moments for the Cs this season. The transition to NBA speed is not easy, and the transition to a new offense and new game rhythms is pretty difficult. He knows how to play basketball.

I followed him in Euroleague and he ran that Fenerbache team pretty nicely. I expect once he gets up to speed he will do a job with the reserves.

I expect Wannamaker should be superior, but I like Lemon better atm.  Neither looks like much of a defender so far (though BW has good size), but Lemon's penetration and ability to get where he wants on the floor vs 3rd stringers leads to good things for him & teammates.

Ultimately, we're in trouble if we're leaning on either guy for anything more than spot minutes.
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Re: Robert Williams(Merged Threads)
« Reply #1222 on: October 21, 2018, 08:23:46 PM »

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With Baines ruled out for tomorrow's game vs Magic, and Theis still struggling, I am hoping we see Williams get his first run tomorrow night, against the likes of Bamba and Isaac. 

Re: Robert Williams(Merged Threads)
« Reply #1223 on: October 21, 2018, 09:54:14 PM »

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With Baines ruled out for tomorrow's game vs Magic, and Theis still struggling, I am hoping we see Williams get his first run tomorrow night, against the likes of Bamba and Isaac.

The Celtics will need his length. I hope he gets some quality minutes.

Re: Robert Williams(Merged Threads)
« Reply #1224 on: October 21, 2018, 09:57:05 PM »

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I don't expect RWIII to get much, if any, playing time this season.  He's very raw and will likely be playing in Maine once the G-League season starts up.

This kid was not drafted with the expectation that he'd be ready to contribute right away, and is more of a long-term project than anything.

Re: Robert Williams(Merged Threads)
« Reply #1225 on: October 21, 2018, 10:02:30 PM »

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I don't expect RWIII to get much, if any, playing time this season.  He's very raw and will likely be playing in Maine once the G-League season starts up.

This kid was not drafted with the expectation that he'd be ready to contribute right away, and is more of a long-term project than anything.

I understand the sentiment, but without Baynes? Orlando is a very long team. Is it really better to give Yabusele those minutes? In Brad I trust, but given the alternatives it doesnít seem crazy to me to try him.

Re: Robert Williams(Merged Threads)
« Reply #1226 on: October 21, 2018, 10:20:50 PM »

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I don't expect RWIII to get much, if any, playing time this season.  He's very raw and will likely be playing in Maine once the G-League season starts up.

This kid was not drafted with the expectation that he'd be ready to contribute right away, and is more of a long-term project than anything.

I understand the sentiment, but without Baynes? Orlando is a very long team. Is it really better to give Yabusele those minutes? In Brad I trust, but given the alternatives it doesnít seem crazy to me to try him.

I'd expect Theis to get a decent bump in playing time while Baynes is out.

Maybe RWIII will get a few minutes, but I don't expect much.

Re: Robert Williams(Merged Threads)
« Reply #1227 on: October 21, 2018, 11:07:32 PM »

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I don't expect RWIII to get much, if any, playing time this season.  He's very raw and will likely be playing in Maine once the G-League season starts up.

This kid was not drafted with the expectation that he'd be ready to contribute right away, and is more of a long-term project than anything.

I understand the sentiment, but without Baynes? Orlando is a very long team. Is it really better to give Yabusele those minutes? In Brad I trust, but given the alternatives it doesnít seem crazy to me to try him.

I'd expect Theis to get a decent bump in playing time while Baynes is out.

Maybe RWIII will get a few minutes, but I don't expect much.
Yabu will probably get minutes without Baynes

Re: Robert Williams(Merged Threads)
« Reply #1228 on: October 21, 2018, 11:37:55 PM »

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Rather see what Williams can do than watch Yabu get torched

Re: Robert Williams(Merged Threads)
« Reply #1229 on: October 22, 2018, 08:45:02 AM »

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Chris Grenham has Robert Williams hitting corner threes at Madison Square Garden.Nice form and arc.   SURPRISE!!!!!
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« Last Edit: October 22, 2018, 08:52:47 AM by rollie mass »

 

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