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Re: Cousins to warriors!
« Reply #75 on: July 02, 2018, 09:10:53 PM »

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I absolutely would take a look at Howard. Had a decent year last year. Try to out big the Warriors.

Depending on who's twitter you read, part of the reason Al bolted Atlanta was because he didn't want to play with Dwight. This might be a nonstarter.
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Re: Cousins to warriors!
« Reply #76 on: July 02, 2018, 09:11:37 PM »

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"Sky is falling! Sky is falling!"

Can we please watch the season unfolds before we proclaim them again as champions? And even if they did I doubt Boogie would be a big reason for it. There's a reason Pels became much better after he went down. He plays a slow pace basketball, in contrast to Kerr's fast-paced system where everybody was running and gunning. He will be just like Monroe to us, especially if he doesn't put any effort on hustle plays which he's notorious for.

Not to mention, his health issues is uncertain. We have no idea if he can get back to the All-Star player he was prior to his injury. And like someone said, bigs takes much longer time to recover with this kind of injuries.

I remember the same hysteria last year after the IT trade.

Re: Cousins to warriors!
« Reply #77 on: July 02, 2018, 09:12:31 PM »

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There's only been like 1 player that ever from this injury

Plenty of guys have returned from the injury.  The majority do.  Unfortunately, most don't fully recover.

Dominique and Sabonis are probably the two best case examples, but they're definitely not typical.


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Re: Cousins to warriors!
« Reply #78 on: July 02, 2018, 09:13:58 PM »

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It would be fascinating to have heard the negotiation. As others have noted, the risk for the Warriors is low. Cousins obviously wants a ring, but he must know he will have to compromise as a player far more than he ever has before or else this won't work.

He will be slowly working himself back into a role for a few months, and when he first starts playing, he will be a significant liability until he can play decent defense. I'm not sure I see him handling a slow, grinding, often frustrating comeback process combined with unprecedented deference to his star teammates, but if he can handle it, yikes!

Re: Cousins to warriors!
« Reply #79 on: July 02, 2018, 09:14:00 PM »

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Cousins is just trying to earn a max deal next season. This is a one year thing in GS because there is no way in hell he can get a max deal from them.

Guess he figured if he might as well get a ring out of it.
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« Reply #80 on: July 02, 2018, 09:16:55 PM »

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20 mil paycut? Sorry I do not buy it... I just don't

Re: Cousins to warriors!
« Reply #81 on: July 02, 2018, 09:18:34 PM »

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20 mil paycut? Sorry I do not buy it... I just don't

achilles will do that..

Re: Cousins to warriors!
« Reply #82 on: July 02, 2018, 09:20:04 PM »

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Cousins was not going to get a big deal this season. Bet on himself, Warriors bring him along slowly and he gets a ring.
“The rim is looking bigger and bigger every game.”

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Re: Cousins to warriors!
« Reply #83 on: July 02, 2018, 09:20:14 PM »

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Re: Cousins to warriors!
« Reply #84 on: July 02, 2018, 09:21:32 PM »

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Of course it's the Warriors and they can do no wrong so this move will probably work out tremendously.  But at the moment, I don't really see how this is much a fit.  Up until this point, he's been a losing player with a losing attitude.  And he demands the ball.  I could see there being a disruption in ball movement with him on the floor along with Curry, Thompson, Durant, and Draymond.

It'll be interesting to see what this means for the long term.  Is this just strictly Golden State reaping the benefits of being Golden State and getting this guy on his "1 year prove it coming back from an injury" contract?  Or could he be in their longterm plans?

They were already paying a gazillion in taxes without Cousins so this doesnt change much. They are just taking a low-risk play that he can play this year. They didnt get any bird rights

Re: Cousins to warriors!
« Reply #85 on: July 02, 2018, 09:22:15 PM »

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Danny do something creative with the MLE...have to try to load up
“The rim is looking bigger and bigger every game.”

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Re: Cousins to warriors!
« Reply #86 on: July 02, 2018, 09:22:31 PM »

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I actually like this.

Cousins has no sense of game flow. The Celtics will just invite Cousins to go one-on-one with Aron Baynes the whole game. Without Cousins' explosiveness, I doubt he will be efficient.
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« Reply #87 on: July 02, 2018, 09:24:56 PM »

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There's only been like 1 player that ever from this injury

Plenty of guys have returned from the injury.  The majority do.  Unfortunately, most don't fully recover.

Dominique and Sabonis are probably the two best case examples, but they're definitely not typical.

Sabonis didn't really recover athletically. He was just massive (7'3") and insanely skilled (arguably the best passing big ever). It was a different time so the plodding centers had a role. However, I wonder if post-injury Sabonis would've been able to get more than Monroe type minutes in the playoffs. Teams would just attack him relentlessly during the playoffs.

Before injury
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After injury (yet still just 24)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tqznhxz6IXk

You can see the difference.

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« Reply #88 on: July 02, 2018, 09:28:18 PM »

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Re: Cousins to warriors!
« Reply #89 on: July 02, 2018, 09:28:23 PM »

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Danny do something creative with the MLE...have to try to load up

I know we all want the Celtics to counter but signing smart is probably the final move of the summer.  Ainge will not sacrifice future years of luxury tax hell reacting to another teams move.

 

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