WMC 12/13: Mercy kill. (0-4)

Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby lakersin4 on Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:19 am

CaCHooKa Man wrote:when i heard "pau gasol the last line of defense" i just shook my head and knew it was over
They saw Pau down there & let Beasley iso to drive to the unprotected basket. Pretty much the only thing Beasley is really good at, & we played right into their hands.
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby denimPortugal on Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:07 am

Ridiculous loss!

This road trip is the key to our chances of reaching the playoffs.
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby Jazzygirl205 on Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:15 am

So does the season start again Friday? How many new seasons is that in one year? Some kind of record?
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby JLaker17 on Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:43 am

It is just ridiculous that this team loses 10+ point leads with so little to go in the 4th against bad teams.
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby dwighthowardsdad on Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:50 am

I know we blew that game; it sucks. It's happened so many times this year. I'm sick & tired of it. When Dwight went out, he takes our interior defense with him. Gasol gets raped in the paint immediately. Clark & Metta couldn't guard Beasley to save their lives; that was mostly on Clark on who had the assigment defensively. It's depressing to watch. Pau is depressing to watch.

Either way, we miss Jordan Hill. Jordan's injury really hurt us in way where he could have played some backup 5 and provided way better help defense & rebounding. He has a limited offensive game, but I'd take that over Pau's inability to challenge shots in the paint all day long...
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby Ice-Fire on Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:37 pm

I don't see how this team is gonna make the playoffs by having a 5-16 record on the road, that is pretty unheard of and I can only recall a expansion team having a worse record on the road then we have, I would be pretty shocked if something does not happen soon to shore up our bench/line-up........ I hope the Lakers were not stupid to think the 3-game winning streak changed our season around... because it did not.
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby khmrP on Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:55 pm

I had feeling that Hornet late 4qtr collaspe was a sign to come for this game, all I could do was laugh when it happened again last nite :man10:
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby Chillbongo on Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:07 pm

Poor guys. They have a coach whose game plan failed. So they resort to running the offense themselves and see better results. But this is the NBA and teams adjust. We live and die by the 3.

MDA can't adjust to a wedgie in his pants let alone NBA defenses.

His knowledge of rotations is that the sun rotates around the earth.

Pau's idea of intensity is a triple bypass surgery.

If Metta was on my pick-up team he'd be the dude who thinks he's the s*** but is actually killing the floor chemistry.

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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby Ice-Fire on Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:15 pm

I wonder if the Lakers come out of this road-trip with a bad record, if the Lakers decide to shut down Howard for the year, knowing that the season is over? because if you want Howard leading this franchise for the next 5-6 years you better treat him like one or else he's just gonna be another Sam Bowie with all these injuries.
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby Weezy on Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:22 pm

Ice-Fire wrote:I wonder if the Lakers come out of this road-trip with a bad record, if the Lakers decide to shut down Howard for the year, knowing that the season is over? because if you want Howard leading this franchise for the next 5-6 years you better treat him like one or else he's just gonna be another Sam Bowie with all these injuries.


Another Sam Bowie? Dramatic much? The guy doesn't have a broken leg, he has a torn labrum, he's been playing through it. Aside from his back and this shoulder injury he has no history of injury, let's not exaggerate.
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby Lakerjones on Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:30 pm

Chillbongo wrote:Poor guys. They have a coach whose game plan failed. So they resort to running the offense themselves and see better results. But this is the NBA and teams adjust. We live and die by the 3.

MDA can't adjust to a wedgie in his pants let alone NBA defenses.

His knowledge of rotations is that the sun rotates around the earth.

Pau's idea of intensity is a triple bypass surgery.

If Metta was on my pick-up team he'd be the dude who thinks he's the s*** but is actually killing the floor chemistry.

WMC


This actually made me laugh out loud. Thanks Chillbongo. Very good one. :bow:
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby Ice-Fire on Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:39 pm

Weezy wrote:Another Sam Bowie? Dramatic much? The guy doesn't have a broken leg, he has a torn labrum, he's been playing through it. Aside from his back and this shoulder injury he has no history of injury, let's not exaggerate.


Yes, but by letting him play through all these injuries it's gonna hurt his health long-term.... I understand about all the pride/heart players show... even if a season is lost... but it's the right idea to shut him down.. it gives him time to rehab his back and make it stronger and can have a longer idea.. rather or not he needs shoulder surgery..
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby Weezy on Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:43 pm

It's up to Dwight whether he wants surgery or not, if he feels he needs it he should go for it. Kobe has played through the same injury though, so has Lamar, so it's really up to the individual.
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby purp n gold on Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:59 pm

There are two teams that play in the Staples Center:
the LA Lakers and NBA Clippers.
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby The Rock on Fri Feb 01, 2013 4:07 pm

Must win game today at Minny. Hope we pull it off. We cant afford more than 10 losses the rest of the year. Dont care how we win and what it takes.
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby Chillbongo on Fri Feb 01, 2013 4:36 pm

The Rock wrote:Dont care how we win and what it takes.

Metta the enforcer bulldozes Rubio into the stands. But on a "basketball play". Rubio out for season.

Timberwolves forced to trade for Pau. Kevin Love makes public statement that he will only sign an extension with the Lakers.
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby lakersyunowin on Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:56 pm

usually we joke about lakers not being the lakers without giving up big leads

in the current circumstances, it's not so funny.

we got a road win, which we desperately need more of, but it was ugly.
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby noobiew on Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:57 pm

Damn, first road victory in 2013.
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby revgen on Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:58 pm

We need to figure out how to adust against the zone. If we don't, teams are going to keep pulling it on us.
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby therealdeal on Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:58 pm

I hate this team. I hate them. They don't play through adversity, they don't have heart and passion, they don't have any cohesion.

It was going to be hard enough to build chemistry without injuries and with the same coach all season long. We got neither of those things and now our team just looks like guys in a gym playing together.

I hate it.
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby Forward Three on Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:59 pm

Still hard to deal with losing that game to the Suns, Lakers are looking better in enough aspects that this time you finally feel like they could have gone on a solid streak and given themselves a shot, but after watching how miserably they played against the T-wolves for most of the game, what's the point? seriously.
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Re: WMC 12/13: blow the game. Oh my, my, my (20-26)

Postby Jazzygirl205 on Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:59 pm

We can't be giving up leads, not even a 1 point lead, to bigger teams or that'll spell a recipe for disaster.
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Re: WMC 12/13: start great end well (21-26)

Postby Doc Brown on Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:01 pm

Should be on a 5 game win streak. :bang:

I'll put a positive spin on it in the optimism thread.
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Re: WMC 12/13: start great end well (21-26)

Postby thkthebest on Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:03 pm

I started watching midway through the second quarter when we were up by 25 or so. I have no idea what happened before that, but I almost saw nothing positive about this team after that. The Wolves just ran the zone the whole game, and we had no idea how to tackle it.
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Re: WMC 12/13: start great end well (21-26)

Postby puffyusaf#2 on Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:05 pm

My WMC:
-Settling for 3's instead of attacking that zone.
-Jodi Meeks and the random 3's. Yes, everyone shot 3's but most are off the extra pass and are open but not Meeks in teh 3rd and 4th. Didn't like that at all.
-No one talking on Defense or rotating when Pau actually did go to help.
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