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#1 manaro90

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Posted November 06, 2012 - 12:41 PM

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I know there is a lot of hating against Morris in the last 12-15 months but I still have a lot of faith in this kid. I mean he is still just 20 years old and has a bright future upon him.

Right now, with Steve Nashs injury, he can prove to the Lakers organisation and the league that he has a game and that he can do something at his position.He hit a solid 3 point against the Pistons and passed the ball around good. I still expect him to grow behin Nash later but right now, with Nashs injury, this could be his big chance to prove himself. What do you think?

Check out this quotes from the lakers homepage:

"Darius Morris got some of the best feet in the league at that spot, so they’re(and Blake) going to have to get up and work the ball,” explained Brown. “Not to get steals, but to see if we can take some time off the clock and try to disjoint our opponent just a little bit – and both guys did that perfectly (against Detroit).”


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Posted November 06, 2012 - 02:15 PM

*waits for the hate to pour in* :hmm:

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Posted November 06, 2012 - 02:35 PM

Well he was correct in assuming that the Detroit game would be somewhat of a 'turning point' for us.
 

I've always liked Steve Blake.

 


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Posted November 07, 2012 - 08:45 PM

1-6 shooting 2 TO's and 0 assists

good job with your "big chance" Morris

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 08:48 PM

What a fail :laughing:

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 08:49 PM

im SURE alot of college PGs could do better with this opportunity , he looks so out of control,,,,jumping to pass - pathetic

"The West aint close, now that the LAL got Dwight, who gon stop him on OKC!????" - Chris Webber (nba tv -August)


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Posted November 07, 2012 - 08:50 PM

What a fail :laughing:


its honestly funny

"The West aint close, now that the LAL got Dwight, who gon stop him on OKC!????" - Chris Webber (nba tv -August)


Big 4s are OVERRATED. you think Nash/Kobe/Dwight cant carry the whole Offensive load!?
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Posted November 07, 2012 - 08:53 PM

C'mon everybody but Kobe and Dwight played like crap let's not single out Morris and he had a good and one play but after that it went all down hill

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 08:56 PM

C'mon everybody but Kobe and Dwight played like crap let's not single out Morris and he had a good and one play but after that it went all down hill


morris has played like crap for the large majority of every game. im absolutely positive 1millllleon percent that Johhny Flynn is better. and ive never even seen him play!

"The West aint close, now that the LAL got Dwight, who gon stop him on OKC!????" - Chris Webber (nba tv -August)


Big 4s are OVERRATED. you think Nash/Kobe/Dwight cant carry the whole Offensive load!?
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Posted November 07, 2012 - 08:58 PM

C'mon everybody but Kobe and Dwight played like crap let's not single out Morris and he had a good and one play but after that it went all down hill

Kobe and dwight are superstars and have proven that. Morris hasn't proven [expletive].

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 09:00 PM

what is it with people supporting morris? SERIOUSLY, WHAT DO YOU SEE IN HIM???

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 09:02 PM

morris has played like crap for the large majority of every game. im absolutely positive 1millllleon percent that Johhny Flynn is better. and ive never even seen him play!

He played good last game and was subpar this game considering steve blake went 2-8 from three in another 36 minutes of playing time... even if Morris played bad (the only thing I didn't like was those horrible switches on randy foye... the first one was a good defense better offense but the second one was just ridiculous) I doubt his 12 minutes of play was that horrible. I understand you don't like him but don't over exaggerate

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 09:02 PM

Kobe and dwight are superstars and have proven that. Morris hasn't proven [expletive].

That's the obvious?

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 09:03 PM

He played good last game and was subpar this game considering steve blake went 2-8 from three in another 36 minutes of playing time... even if Morris played bad (the only thing I didn't like was those horrible switches on randy foye... the first one was a good defense better offense but the second one was just ridiculous) I doubt his 12 minutes of play was that horrible. I understand you don't like him but don't over exaggerate


no man, he didnt play well last game, he played OC.

"The West aint close, now that the LAL got Dwight, who gon stop him on OKC!????" - Chris Webber (nba tv -August)


Big 4s are OVERRATED. you think Nash/Kobe/Dwight cant carry the whole Offensive load!?
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Posted November 07, 2012 - 09:06 PM

morris might be the worst NBA player ive ever seen

"The West aint close, now that the LAL got Dwight, who gon stop him on OKC!????" - Chris Webber (nba tv -August)


Big 4s are OVERRATED. you think Nash/Kobe/Dwight cant carry the whole Offensive load!?
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Posted November 07, 2012 - 09:07 PM

no man, he didnt play well last game, he played OC.

please stop over exaggerating it's annoying... hopefully when we get sloan our players will start playing better and he will have better rotations but at this rate I don't see Morris staying here after this season.... I still think he can be good but his decision making and execution needs major work I'm just happy he improved his perimeter shooting (excluding tonight's game)

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 09:08 PM

morris might be the worst NBA player ive ever seen



You've obviously haven't seen Francisco Elson or Johan Petro

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 09:08 PM

I took a [expletive] earlier that would play better than morris

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 09:08 PM

typical one good play followed by 3 bad plays night from him. He really did hurt us tonight because of his ability to fall asleep on defense and not switch correctly.
He just isn't ready.

Sad thing is unless we play Blake 40 minutes, Morris has to be the backup guy since Duhon would be 20 times worse :censored:

Edited by Majesty, November 07, 2012 - 09:09 PM.

 

I've always liked Steve Blake.

 


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Posted November 07, 2012 - 09:09 PM

You've obviously haven't seen Francisco Elson or Johan Petro


i havnt,but Morris doesnt look like an NBA player. he looks like a massive scrub half the time, airballing , and the other half of the time he looks like a decent college player-OC,turning the ball over horribly

"The West aint close, now that the LAL got Dwight, who gon stop him on OKC!????" - Chris Webber (nba tv -August)


Big 4s are OVERRATED. you think Nash/Kobe/Dwight cant carry the whole Offensive load!?
(Peace Pau we need pieces, not MettaWorldPieces!!!!!!!!)




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