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PostPosted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 10:34 am    Post subject:

THT a monty to re-sign, IMO. No way we let him go

His ceiling is still huge, has improved as the season has gone on. Excited to see his development continue over the next few seasons
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This year, not ready
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:21 am    Post subject:

He is no where near ready as a playmaker for the postseason. I don’t think he deserves the leash he gets. If he’s not playing wel you gotta start pulling him. We can’t afford the constant turnovers or his inability to look for the open man.

He’s just nowhere near ready and he’s quite careless in his play style.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:27 am    Post subject:

ahaider wrote:
He is no where near ready as a playmaker for the postseason. I don’t think he deserves the leash he gets. If he’s not playing wel you gotta start pulling him. We can’t afford the constant turnovers or his inability to look for the open man.

He’s just nowhere near ready and he’s quite careless in his play style.


I'm a big THT fan. But I think he's at least 2 years away from being a starter quality player. Too many defense lapses (teams are hunting him now), lack of 3 point shooting, and a bit too risky passing wise.

Still believe in him but we need to bring him up carefully.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:00 am    Post subject:

He looked tired last night. Ish Smith and others were bothering him.

Usually his handles are awesome, but last night he looked like Caruso trying to create lol.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:01 am    Post subject:

yinoma2001 wrote:
ahaider wrote:
He is no where near ready as a playmaker for the postseason. I don’t think he deserves the leash he gets. If he’s not playing wel you gotta start pulling him. We can’t afford the constant turnovers or his inability to look for the open man.

He’s just nowhere near ready and he’s quite careless in his play style.


I'm a big THT fan. But I think he's at least 2 years away from being a starter quality player. Too many defense lapses (teams are hunting him now), lack of 3 point shooting, and a bit too risky passing wise.

Still believe in him but we need to bring him up carefully.


To be frank I've expected this, only the extremely rare NBA 20 year-old (Kobe/Luka) will dominate day in and day out. I'm glass half full, one more off-season and I'll give high odds that he comes back blazing.
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PostPosted: Sun May 02, 2021 2:11 pm    Post subject:

ahaider wrote:
He is no where near ready as a playmaker for the postseason. I don’t think he deserves the leash he gets. If he’s not playing wel you gotta start pulling him. We can’t afford the constant turnovers or his inability to look for the open man.

He’s just nowhere near ready and he’s quite careless in his play style.


Except in the last game where he led an 11-0 run with 2 assists for 3s and was 3/3 from the field in the 2nd? He is exactly what will need in the post season to wake asses up after we are down after the slow starts we have had ALL season.
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PostPosted: Mon May 03, 2021 9:06 pm    Post subject:

THT Game winner....defying all reality
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PostPosted: Mon May 03, 2021 9:46 pm    Post subject:

ContagiousInspiration wrote:
THT Game winner....defying all reality


wouldn’t need it if he could just control all those blasted turnovers
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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2021 2:16 am    Post subject:

Very unstable, but hell of a talent. Loved that he got that play in to seal the game. He is a load off the dribble.

I think I rather have Dennis in his role (THTs) and have Caruso start. I like the mix of having a cutter and spot up 3 baller around AD-AD2-Bron. And then a real veteran like Dennis as the attacker on the 2nd unit. THT is still a little green for this role.
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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2021 2:29 am    Post subject:

wolfpaclaker wrote:
Very unstable, but hell of a talent. Loved that he got that play in to seal the game. He is a load off the dribble.

I think I rather have Dennis in his role (THTs) and have Caruso start. I like the mix of having a cutter and spot up 3 baller around AD-AD2-Bron. And then a real veteran like Dennis as the attacker on the 2nd unit. THT is still a little green for this role.


Imma wait until yinoma reads this
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PostPosted: Thu May 06, 2021 6:57 pm    Post subject:

wolfpaclaker wrote:
Very unstable, but hell of a talent. Loved that he got that play in to seal the game. He is a load off the dribble.

I think I rather have Dennis in his role (THTs) and have Caruso start. I like the mix of having a cutter and spot up 3 baller around AD-AD2-Bron. And then a real veteran like Dennis as the attacker on the 2nd unit. THT is still a little green for this role.

Caruso should never start...he can't create...at...all against starting players .he can barely make an entry pass.
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PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2021 9:05 pm    Post subject:

Growing pains. Still a few years away from being a starter but the clay is there. He’s a keeper still.
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PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2021 9:05 pm    Post subject:

Wow!
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PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2021 9:06 pm    Post subject:

This brotha had me in my feelings tonight. Good clutch shot for the win.
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PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2021 9:08 pm    Post subject:

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PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2021 9:09 pm    Post subject:

Nice redemption shot at the end. I felt like he was put in a bad position having to be the primary ball handler down the stretch and Rose doing a pretty good job on him. Took a lot of courage to drain that shot at the end, which is one of the things you have to like about him. He has the killer instinct and scorer's mentality.
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PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2021 9:12 pm    Post subject:

New York Knicks v Los Angeles Lakers
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 10: Talen Horton-Tucker #5 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots a three point basket to win the game against the New York Knicks on May 10, 2021 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.
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PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2021 9:12 pm    Post subject:

Game winner!
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PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2021 9:14 pm    Post subject:

Cold blooded.
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PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2021 9:14 pm    Post subject:

Nash Vegas wrote:
This year, not ready


Huh?
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PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2021 9:14 pm    Post subject:

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PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2021 9:15 pm    Post subject:

yinoma2001 wrote:
Growing pains. Still a few years away from being a starter but the clay is there. He’s a keeper still.


I don't know. With the experience this season, the mistakes and the great players. He has the offseason, he may be ready next season.
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PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2021 9:17 pm    Post subject:

Basically his first season with consistent minutes.. Hes way ahead of the curve.
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PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2021 9:20 pm    Post subject:

He will be an allstar. The games usually start to slow down for players after year 3. Around year 5 is a good rule of thumb. He'll be 23 when he becomes REALLY REALLY good. Allstar level. His mentality and work ethic is there and you can't teach his elite length. He's already becoming a very decent defender by blitzing the lanes with his length.
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