Trail Blazers @ Nuggets Pre-Season Game Thread
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  1. DHawes22
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    Posted 10/08/2010 11:08 AM

    With a short big man rotation before last night's game and Camby still not yet at 100%, followed by Jeff's injury, I wouldn't be surprised if we saw a lot of the same tonight as we did last night, which means a lot of Dante. Being as this is the first back to back situation of the season, I doubt the stars get a ton of run and we'll see more Armon, Luke, Elliot, Bayless, Rudy..etc. I really hope we limit Camby's minutes. It'll be so critical to the overall success of the season to ensure his health stays in tact until the other 2 centers can return.
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  1. Kassandra
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    Posted 10/08/2010 3:24 PM

    i agree, i anticipate seeing a lot of Dante and a pretty decent dose of Luke. i assume Marcus and LaMarcus will start and Dante will basically be the backup to both. i wonder just how much Marcus will play tonight. last night he only had two points, but also six rebounds in 18 minutes. i'd almost us rather sit him as much as possible to save him for the season. i guess behind Dante and Luke, Wesley and Nicolas may be able to pick up some slack at pf in small doses.

    ironically, our injury situation would seem to make us a smaller, faster team more prone to running. i wonder if that's how things will unfold tonight.

    ~ Kassandra
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  1. I''m OUT!
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    Posted 10/08/2010 3:35 PM

    I also hope that in Brandon's limited minutes he actually does something other than settle for j's all day.

    And hope to see a lot of the rookies tonight.
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  1. Kim~
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    Posted 10/08/2010 3:37 PM

    Trial by fire for the youngsters tonight.
    Go Blazers !!!!
    I am a fan of scrapping !
  1. Kassandra
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    Posted 10/08/2010 3:53 PM

    you know, this was to be Jeff's chance to show what he can do on the court. perhaps now it becomes Luke's.

    ~ Kassandra
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  1. Kim~
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    Posted 10/09/2010 8:01 AM

    Luke played well,  as painful as it sounded, it was a good lesson for the rookies.
    I am a fan of scrapping !
  1. Kim~
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    Posted 10/09/2010 9:56 AM

    Positives from the loss :
    Dante and Luke both rebounded  ! The rookies got a taste of the NBA when the losses don't count.

    Bring on the Jazz !!

    Let's Go Blazers !!!!
    I am a fan of scrapping !
  1. TayC
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    Posted 10/09/2010 1:15 PM

    Are they gonna win soon?
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