Rooscooter wrote:^^Our team will live and die by the 3 point shot. GS is essentially the same way. When two teams that are predicated on that meet it will end like this more than not. Miss a 3.... long board... run... 3 point shot and so on. The one that makes the most will give up the least. We were terrible in the deciding 12 minutes of the game and basically played them even after that.
It will be that way all year.
Pretty much this. I thought the first quarter decided the outcome as well.
We look like the Phoenix Suns circa 2006-09, minus Nash. Despite the league turning more towards a run 'n gun style of play, we cannot rely on it to win through the Playoffs (if we are to get there). It will be fun when we're winning and when we're at home. It's going to get ugly for the others.
I wish D'Antoni could run more sets out of the post. Through Pau. Not necessarily to get him a shot, but to use his passing. We really don't have a backup plan on offense when our pick n roll/drive kick offense isn't working.