07/31 vs. Bucks aka Starting The Short Road to #18

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Am I crazy to think giving up the 2 to Giannis and not leaving guys uncovered in the corners might make sense defensively?
 

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"Defense" is so obvious I can't believe we're even discussing it.

Oh, and late-game time-wasting. He'd dig that shit.
We have been discussing the great Nigel DeJong recently and I feel like Smart might maximize his talents in midfield so he could engage in maximum shithousery
 

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Am I crazy to think giving up the 2 to Giannis and not leaving guys uncovered in the corners might make sense defensively?
let’s say they are 50% probability from the corner (which is exceptionally high). Ev= 1.5 points. So is a Giannis 75% from 2 uncovered?
 

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let’s say they are 50% probability from the corner (which is exceptionally high). Ev= 1.5 points. So is a Giannis 75% from 2 uncovered?
I'm not suggesting literally leaving Giannis open. But don't double with a wing defender.
 

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Nothing makes me happier than Giannis pull up 3s, Embiid standing near the 3 point line instead of in the paint, or Ben Simmons getting picked apart by Brad Stevens.
 

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C's can't get out of their own way tonite. Yet somehow they're still in it.
 

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Second time Boston missed a foul shot that would have tied the game.

And the Bucks, inevitably, start to pull away again.
 

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37% shooting and down by 5 with 75 points late in 3rd with Wanamaker and Theis prominently involved in the game. Take the good news where I can get it.
 

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Fought all the way back. Let's see what they got from here.