Detroit Pistons thread: With the exchange rate that’s a win streak

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  1. DetroitNole

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    Ivey is still "sick" I see
     
  2. DeToxRox

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    he must be really sick to miss an NBA Cup game.
     
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  3. DetroitNole

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    This tournament is so dumb
     
  4. DetroitNole

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    Watch us actually play well in this thing no one cares about
     
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  5. Tug

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    Killian has been saving it all for the playoffs
     
  6. Vinegar Strokes

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    Who is this Rhodent guy?
     
  7. DetroitNole

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    I refuse to watch this stupid thing. Are teams around the league taking it seriously so far?
     
  8. Vinegar Strokes

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    Doesn’t it count as a normal win / loss in standings? You watch every other game.
     
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  9. DetroitNole

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    Wait, these tournament games also count in the 82 game standings? Fuck I really didn't pay attention to the press release on it
     
  10. DetroitNole

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    Apparently Killian and Cade just need the high stakes of a tournament and/or me not watching to play well
     
  11. Vinegar Strokes

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    Another trash performance from Cade. Trade him and Ivey and build around Sasser and Killian
     
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  12. The Subspace Mariner

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    You thought these were just extra games tacked onto the schedule?
     
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  13. DetroitNole

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    I didn't think a tournament would also count as not a tournament.

    I actually watch European soccer which is what this tournament is supposedly based off, those don't count towards the clubs regular season. They also aren't all against the same teams.

    It's just so dumb on so many levels
     
  14. The Subspace Mariner

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    It's just a way to incentivize the regular season. I'm for whatever it takes to make regular season games more watchable.
     
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  15. DetroitNole

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    Yea nba regular season has become pretty meaningless most nights. Guess it's something...
     
  16. Tug

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    Ivey is listed questionable tonight
     
  17. Vinegar Strokes

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    Prediction for tonight. Cade puts up 25 points on 21 shots, with 8 turnovers.
     
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  18. DetroitNole

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    Ivey is still sick with swine flu and doesn't play

    Cade scores 28/7/6 but has 6 to and shoots 40% so half the fan base will tweet about his great stats while others call him a bust

    Ausar does everything beside shoot

    Killian scores 14 and has 5 ast and his fans act like that's an insane stat line and praise him and tell everyone they were right (while Haliburton drops 30/12 in his next game)

    Just another night in Pistons land
     
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  19. smeegsgreen

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    Beef stew 1/8 3 pointers
     
  20. MG2

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    Marvin Bagley has the greatest job in all of sports. Gets paid $12M a year. Doesn't even pretend to try on defense. Clogs everything up for everyone else on offense trying to post up. And just gets to shoot every time he touches it no matter where he is without even looking for someone to pass to.

    Just watch his pick and roll defense when he's in the game. He just stands in the middle of the paint with his hands at his side retreating until he's under the rim and the dribbler either walks into a three or drives in for a lay-up. Every time.
     
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  21. MG2

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    I think we have airballed at least 4 jumpers, missed 2 dunks, multiple other lay-ups, and Cade hasn't been close on any of his 4 attempts and looks afraid to shoot right now as Chicago is on a 20-2 run.
     
  22. Vinegar Strokes

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    cut Cade some slack. He has 5 guys guarding him.
     
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  23. Tug

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    Cade got a bucket!
     
  24. DetroitNole

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    Pistons went from up 10 to down 8 in 6 minutes of game time

    Ivey and Burks are back tonight

    When is Weaver going to feel any sort of heat. This team is garbage
     
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  25. DetroitNole

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    Ivey played 5 min, Burks 10. Both +9

    Killian and Cade -13 and -14 and combined 2-11 shooting
     
  26. DetroitNole

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    If they really wanted to send a message you need to earn your minutes, next game neither of our starting guards are out there for first quarter
     
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  27. DetroitNole

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    It's almost like Monty is so stubborn on proving his shit lineup works he refuses to make any adjustments even when it clearly isn't working. Starting 5 gets first 10 min of 2nd half

    Now Cade 27 min -14, Killian 21 min -13, Ivey just 5 min and a +9
     
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  28. Tug

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    Kevin Knox is on this roster? I thought we traded him
     
  29. MG2

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    We just signed him a few days ago
     
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  30. Tug

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    Speaking of nice jobs, he’s made over 20m in his career
     
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  31. Tug

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    Andre Drummond abusing Wiseman is not something I saw coming
     
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  32. DetroitNole

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    The fact at this point of the rebuild we are at the team being led by Burks and Knox is embarrassing
     
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  33. Vinegar Strokes

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    the team sucks man, and won’t be good any time soon. Weaver is Avila 2.0. Don’t let the slappies like MG2 tell you otherwise.

    difference with Weaver is the media guys like Edwards love him, and would get down on their knees for him. So you won’t hear anything negative about him. 60 losses is happening this year.
     
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  35. DetroitNole

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    Valenti today asked when he can launch Troy Weaver out of a cannon... maybe some more pressure will mount on this team.

    Also pistons Twitter is insane. Everyone just like certain players and wants to tweet about how that player is actually good and "this guy is playing well", yet no one ever really puts pressure on the team or Weaver for being terrible overall. Just so wrapped up in being right about their guy
     
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  36. Tug

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    It’ll be all good once Isiah Livers is back and inserted into the starting lineup
     
  37. DetroitNole

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    I'm honestly over the whole debate over which guard is better or should play between all of our guards, because end of the day the focus should be on how none of them are good enough to make that answer easy and we should question the person who brought them all together
     
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  38. DeToxRox

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    Weaver seems to be a solid judge of talent but he has absolutely no idea how to build a team. I’m not going to get into an argument about whether Cade is good or not, because I don’t care enough either way. But when I do get a chance to watch the Pistons it’s embarrassing how he’s constantly guarded by several players at any one time because there is literally no other threat to on the floor. Even if Bojan were healthy, does it truly change much about the current roster? He and Burks are just bandaids anyway. They aren’t long term pieces, and once they are gone, do we think Weaver is actually going to fill those spots with adequate replacements?
     
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  39. DetroitNole

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    1. Tank for x
    2. Get a pass because the roster is young
    3. Don't do anything with cap space and talk about how much more cap space you'll have the next year

    I have no faith in pistons breaking that cycle any time soon
     
  40. Tug

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    I’m not intending to debate it - they’ve all been disappointing. Cade is a walking turnover that can’t shoot. Killian is a non-factor when it comes to putting the ball in the basket. Ivey can’t defend.

    Maybe one of Cade or Ivey can step up and be “the guy” but it feels like we’ve got a team of future #2s and 3s without the #1 guy
     
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  41. DetroitNole

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    Yea that's my point, when the fan base is arguing which starting guard is less bad, it's a bigger indictment on the team being shit than anything else
     
  42. RalfBully

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    I lost all faith when I saw our win total for the year was expected to be like 29 games and the second worst record in the league. I dont follow this shit, but couldnt believe that was real. Avila 2.0 with no real promise on someone to score the basketball either.
     
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  43. DeToxRox

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    I do think Ausar is good so there is that. Would be much more enjoyable if we didn’t have several other players who are equally terrible shooters.
     
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    Yeah, I dig he and Duren. I would like Cade a lot more if he wasnt a #1 pick and needing a lot more out of him than what we are getting in year 3.
     
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  45. Manny

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    Who would you redraft in 2021 if you could?
     
  46. Tug

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    Trade for SGA and the #6 pick. Take Franz
     
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  47. Manny

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    :(
     
  48. DeToxRox

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    I think this tweet sums up a lot of things for me
     
  49. DeToxRox

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    Someone on Reddit posted that since we traded Bey last year we have won four games lol. Apparently it’s true.
     
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  50. Tug

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    Lavine would solve the “get the ball in the basket” issue but I don’t think he’s a real solution here