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#1 Majesty

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Posted July 07, 2013 - 11:47 PM

Phil Jackson on the situation and what he thinks about Gasol.
 

Reflection on DHoward’s exodus. He left a distaste in Lakerland The Lakers will be fine. Pau fits MDA’s style of Off-it was about the future. What DH brings to the game is power and D. This past year didn’t show due it to rehab and confusion. If he is better of an Astro, so be it.




Thoughts?  Does Gasol fit better as the 5 in the kind of offense D'antoni prefers?  Let's assume Kobe is the main ball handler and not Nash.  But when running pick and rolls with Nash and with Kobe, is Gasol the better fit?    Or does it come down to his willingness to pick and roll?  Because we all know that DH was the best PnR big man in the game and for whatever reason he chose not to commit to the pick and rolls at all(but that's another thread).   So because of Gasol's willingness TO run pick and roll and his skill in that area and because of the kind of center he is, is he a better fit for Kobe, and importantly is he a better fit for Nash?


Edited by Majesty, July 07, 2013 - 11:47 PM.

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#2 aluren

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Posted July 08, 2013 - 12:14 AM

That tweet was just to calm his fiancé down.

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Posted July 08, 2013 - 07:35 AM


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Posted July 08, 2013 - 09:19 AM

Did Phil Jackson said Houston Astros?   Talk about disrespecting the Rockets LOL


MDA is an offensive genius. I hope he sticks to his guns and keeps doing what he does best: Run and Gun. That's the only way to coach.


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Posted July 08, 2013 - 09:29 AM

Did Phil Jackson said Houston Astros?   Talk about disrespecting the Rockets LOL

 

He probably has more playoff wins than the entire franchise :)



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Posted July 08, 2013 - 09:31 AM

Did Phil Jackson said Houston Astros?   Talk about disrespecting the Rockets LOL

 

LOL my thoughts exactly...gotta love the Zen Master, his 'jabs' are legendary. 



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Posted July 08, 2013 - 09:34 AM

I also think the Lakers will be fine, only time and patience will tell. Do we currently have a championship squad? I have greater doubts in that regard.


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Posted July 08, 2013 - 09:56 AM

We will be fine in time. From a dysfunctional level, better than last year imo when Kobe comes back. I was never impressed with this team at all last year anyway. It will be tough but I'm excited for the future. Championship? No. But that wasn't happening anyway. Let's just see if we can surprise a few people. That's all I'm hoping for 2013<br />

Edited by HQLLYWQQD, July 08, 2013 - 09:57 AM.


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Posted July 08, 2013 - 11:14 AM

Lakers will be fine when MWP & Pau are no longer on the team along with MDA


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