The elephant in the room – mo williams. The dude was digging a s**t hole for the clippers to dive in, then bledsoe would have to come in to pull them out.
Seriously. The dude is a big hole in the defense, but what was obvious tonight (and throughout the season, just not as obvious as today) is that he CANT run an offense. When hes on the floor, hes the go to guy, but he just doesnt have what it takes.
Then we have dj. These two combine for 18 mln a year, but they deliver so little, makes me so sad. Id say, from a salary perspective, these two are the WORST assets on this team BY FAR, bledsoe kmart even reggie deliver so much more per $ earned on their paycheck
Right on point thank you.Finally someone else gets where the problem lies(besides the obvious, Vinny). It’s no secret Mo can’t play defense the worst part is that he just jacks up shots which completely takes us out of our offense and then there’s no ball movement.
Where as Bledsoe fills up a stat sheet and I personally think he’s one of the best young defenders in the league(and if Vinny managed his minutes better this year he probably would have contributed even more on the offensive end).
DJ at least you can say (for the most part)plays hard but just doesn’t get ANY touches.He really just needs to be coached better
Oh yeah and when we went on a tear recently it was because Mo was hurt and Bledsoe was taking all his minutes. This isn’t me being negative its just pointing out the obvious.
Its still been a great year and all this playoff experience will be huge for our teams future.
It’s amazing how upset he was when Chauncey and CP were brought in when if he was the starting PG, this is what we would have seen from him. It would not have worked.
And for all the Dj haters I think a lot of teams would take a 7 foot bigman with sick athletic ability that’s still playing off raw athletisism. If you ask me I would argue Vinny and that TexasA &M staff haven’t taught him anything.If he’s been taught anything probably from Camby or Kim Hughes who were only on the team with him early on in his first year.
And that’s Deandre Jordanis the 4TH BEST Shot Blocker in THE LEAGUE (and was actually 1st until Vinny for some reason stopped playing him late in games)
Yeah,theyre paying him 10mil ayear jusmt so they can sabotage his progress!dj my man, you got this summer to get right. If nowet, clipper fans will want a new toy:Excuses not included.
Disgusting game, no defense, no hustle, predictable offens, and Blake just cannot guard anybody. I was at the airport watching the game with a whole bunch of non Clipper fans and even they were disgusted. Sorry, but I’m having my doubts we can win any games in the post season.
Blake did a great job tonight.. I don’t know what game you were watching.. DJ was the problem along with Mo.
My man, who is it you think Blake Griffin was suppose to be guarding? Carmelo? J.R. Smith? Steve Novak? Baron Davis? Those were all of their players in double figures who got their effeciently. The guy he was guarding, Amare Stoudemire, was 4-9 with 10 points. And his back-up didn’t score at all. So help me out here.
Gotta say.. I’m starting to hop on the “DeMote DeAndre” bandwagon. Dude was terrible tonight.. No sense of urgency.. He did a terrible job rebounding, I don’t care what the stats say. He needed to step up tonight, and he just didn’t.
Why are we paying him 10 mil? Time to cut our losses before he becomes completely untradeable and try to get someone else..
Considering VDN has been his coach, we gotta get rid of VDN at the end of the season and bring in a better coach who can coach DJ better. DJ also needs to put in the work this summer to work on his offensive game and come back with a couple post moves next season. Let’s give him this summer and next year to see what happens before we consider trading him. VDN is a crappy coach and his fingerprints on this team is obvious.
His post game is so far away from being even average.. Defensively he hasn’t been very good since probably the All Star break.. A new coach isn’t going to make him become more attentive on the defensive end..
To me the only keepers on this current roster is CP3, Griffin, Bledsoe.. And players I wouldn’t hate to see next year: Billups and Foye..
Butler, Mo and DJ gotta go.
VDN runs no plays for him.He would run a few sometimes early in games(that DJ would usually convert) but that would be it I’ve seen DJ make hook shots,spin moves, and even fadeaway jumpers with the clock going down so I think he can definetly improve his offensive game at least a liitle bit. Even Hubie Brown last night mentioned that Dj knows the only way he’ll be able to get the ball is by rebounding. People then wonder why he’s not in the game sometimes.
I’ve also seen him dribble it off his leg a ton of times, and put up Javale McGee-like hook shots that dont come anywhere near the bucket.
Why is your blogger-guy so positive, while the fans are so negative??
Sorry but, Mo’s got to go. No d + no playmaking.he’s basically running around picks looking to shoot. Vdn has got to go with the group that got us here.
I get Mo is a vet.known for his shooting, But he’s a huge liability in every other facet of the game. it’s time for nick young/eric bledsoe to make that leap now. Being honest,if we go into playoffs depending on mo or caron, it will be a short ride.
I told you guys Mo was a serial chucker the day we traded for him. Keeping Baron Davis and Kyrie Irving looks better and better all the time.
I can’t remember Mo ever playing this bad in Cleveland. Maybe it was because Mike Brown got him to play defense and any liabilities he had, Lebron had him covered.
That’s exactly the case I remember on many televised Cavs games Lebron being frustrated about Mo Williams missing defensive assighnments(seriously). People forget he wasn’t even handling the ball coming up the court usually it was Lebron who also facilitated their offence.
It bears out in his stats. He arrives in a new place, plays how he is “supposed” to, then it morphs into shooting first and asking questions later.
Gotta say you guys do a good job on this site keep it up.
Appreciate it. And thanks for all the good Twitter questions. We may not answer each one specifically, but they definitely help steer the conversation.
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