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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:09 pm    Post subject:

Here are the Net Ratings of Kuzma's 2-Man Lineups

Kuzma + Blue..........+18.7 (18 minutes)
Kuzma + Ennis.........+18.0 (43 minutes)
Kuzma + Hart............+2.1 (197 minutes)
Kuzma + Randle..........-1.1 (334 minutes)
Kuzma + KCP..............-1.8 (402 minutes)
Kuzma + Lopez...........-2.6 (280 minutes)
Kuzma + Brewer..........-3.2 (175 minutes)
Kuzma + Ball..............-5.4 (420 minutes)
Kuzma + Clarkson.......-5.6 (333 minutes)
Kuzma + Ingram.........-7.6 (420 minutes)
Kuzma + Zubac.........-18.1 (9 minutes)
Kuzma + Bogut.........-18.7 (35 minutes)
Kuzma + Caruso.......-25.4 (19 minutes)
Kuzma + Nance........-40.5 (31 minutes)
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:55 pm    Post subject:

KeepItRealOrElse wrote:
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Kuz 97%ile on ISO's but Luke probably would have called a timeout next possession just to pull him out if he did anything close to this in a game.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:12 pm    Post subject:

GoldenThroat wrote:
Here are the Net Ratings of Kuzma's 2-Man Lineups

Kuzma + Blue..........+18.7 (18 minutes)
Kuzma + Ennis.........+18.0 (43 minutes)
Kuzma + Hart............+2.1 (197 minutes)
Kuzma + Randle..........-1.1 (334 minutes)
Kuzma + KCP..............-1.8 (402 minutes)
Kuzma + Lopez...........-2.6 (280 minutes)
Kuzma + Brewer..........-3.2 (175 minutes)
Kuzma + Ball..............-5.4 (420 minutes)
Kuzma + Clarkson.......-5.6 (333 minutes)
Kuzma + Ingram.........-7.6 (420 minutes)
Kuzma + Zubac.........-18.1 (9 minutes)
Kuzma + Bogut.........-18.7 (35 minutes)
Kuzma + Caruso.......-25.4 (19 minutes)
Kuzma + Nance........-40.5 (31 minutes)


Kind of different than some of the arguments here. It does support the idea that Randle and Kuzma pair well.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:15 pm    Post subject:

Lonzo
KCP
BI
Kooz
Randle
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:43 pm    Post subject:

PHILosophize wrote:
Lonzo
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BI
Kooz
Randle


My 2k18 always starts with that line up. Why can't Luke? Well actually, I turn off fatigue and run them the whole game. 😂
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:55 pm    Post subject:

That defense
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:46 pm    Post subject:

Worst game of the season?
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:47 pm    Post subject:

tox wrote:
Worst game of the season?


Yup

AWOL tonight
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:49 pm    Post subject:

tox wrote:
Worst game of the season?


Thankfully he hasn't had a lot of bad shooting games.
Cuz he doesn't have the defense to still make an impact in the game with.
Too psyched to play Ben?
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:51 pm    Post subject:

epak wrote:
tox wrote:
Worst game of the season?


Thankfully he hasn't had a lot of bad shooting games.
Cuz he doesn't have the defense to still make an impact in the game with.
Too psyched to play Ben?


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:52 pm    Post subject:

danzag wrote:
tox wrote:
Worst game of the season?


Yup

AWOL tonight

Definitely and he needs to go to the post more often as well.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:53 pm    Post subject:

tox wrote:
Worst game of the season?


Thanks to Puke taking a page out of overrated Phil's coaching when it comes to rookies -- killing their confidence and development especially when they're showing real promise.

Kuzma should be starting and Nance should be coming off the bench.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:54 pm    Post subject:

Puke taking him out of the starting lineup has really dinged his confidence. He needs to be starting. He was ROOKIE-OF-THE-MONTH as a starter.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:55 pm    Post subject:

epak wrote:
tox wrote:
Worst game of the season?


Thankfully he hasn't had a lot of bad shooting games.
Cuz he doesn't have the defense to still make an impact in the game with.
Too psyched to play Ben?

Maybe it's like how Brook sucked against Robin and the Bulls... must be tough to play against your twin
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:56 pm    Post subject:

Kuz seems to always bounce back. Doesnít gave a lot of bad games, probably less than a handful this season.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:05 pm    Post subject:

Nashlight wrote:
Kuz seems to always bounce back. Doesnít gave a lot of bad games, probably less than a handful this season.


Wouldnít be surprised if he had something like 26 and 7 on Saturday.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:13 pm    Post subject:

I don't like a lot of things Luke does, but his treatment of Kuz isn't one of them. First of all, dude is playing over 30 MPG as a rookie and the #27 overall pick - there's just not much of an argument here for Luke shorting him minutes given the level of talent in our forward rotation. Kuz is getting his share and more. And second, as talented as he is, it's easy to get excited by all the wow plays and want to see more and more, but I totally don't mind Luke putting him in his place from time to time and teaching him the importance of doing the little things. This is about the long term, and it should be in all of our best interests to have him develop into the best, most well-rounded player he can possibly be for the future, over playing a few extra minutes in a meaningless December game during his rookie year.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:14 pm    Post subject:

I want him to improve his defense. Not that its horrible but he needs to make it impossible for Luke to leave him on the bench.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:15 pm    Post subject:

No one plays great all the time. He couldn't get in sync tonight.
No doubt that he will regroup and come out blazing again.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:18 pm    Post subject:

pio2u wrote:
No one plays great all the time. He couldn't get in sync tonight.
No doubt that he will regroup and come out blazing again.
Definitely. Even the best players have bad nights.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:56 pm    Post subject:

Poor game tonight, but that's bound to happen to anyone, especially a rookie. Just never seemed to get anything positive going.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:57 pm    Post subject:

Literally only his 2nd or 3rd clear bad game. I'll take it 1000%
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:16 pm    Post subject:

https://imgur.com/a/K7aNa

One thing I've noticed from Kuz, and I'm not surprised the stats bear this out, is that he's a much better shooter when open than when contested. The one 3 he made today was wide open. I think he has potential to drain contested 3s down the line though, and 45% on wide open 3s is exciting enough from a rookie.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:23 pm    Post subject:

tox wrote:
https://imgur.com/a/K7aNa

One thing I've noticed from Kuz, and I'm not surprised the stats bear this out, is that he's a much better shooter when open than when contested. The one 3 he made today was wide open. I think he has potential to drain contested 3s down the line though, and 45% on wide open 3s is exciting enough from a rookie.


His shot selection should improve by President's day.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:26 pm    Post subject:

epak wrote:
tox wrote:
https://imgur.com/a/K7aNa

One thing I've noticed from Kuz, and I'm not surprised the stats bear this out, is that he's a much better shooter when open than when contested. The one 3 he made today was wide open. I think he has potential to drain contested 3s down the line though, and 45% on wide open 3s is exciting enough from a rookie.


His shot selection should improve by President's day.


His shot selection is solid Epak! Nothing close to KCP and Lopez
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