Howard played decent on offense, missed a bunch of free throws (if he had made 50% we wouldn't have been in desperation mode at the end). His defense was not that good with the exception of the blocks..... he was out of position a few times and let Cousins work him for quite a few offensive rebounds.
The team looked about the same as last year on a total defense measure. Rotations were slow or not there at all and the perimeter defense was it's usual self.
MWP again looked good.
Kobe over passed in the first half and under passed in the 4th quarter.... a couple times he dominated the ball when he should be letting Nash do what he does best.
Pau had his most assertive game of the Pre-Season and played pretty wall compared to his recent standards.
Jamison and the bench stink on ice right now.... not much to evaluate that isn't covered by that....
We need some time to gel and figure out the rotations. Kobe and Nash didn't mesh very well in this game.... Nash ended up standing at the perimeter too often and we didn't run more than 3 real pick and rolls all game....
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