Rudy Expected To Be Back Friday
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  1. DHawes22
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    Posted 01/11/2010 6:12 PM

    Just read on Twitter that GM KP is expecting Rudy to return to the lineup Friday against Orlando. Also, this means with Blake back as well that Patty Mills will be re-assigned to the Idaho Stampede D-League affiliate.

    Obviously, we can't expect a lot of Rudy right away, but what does this mean for Bayless? Personally, I think he deserves to keep his 20 minutes a night. Like many have said, this season is not about wins and losses, rather a season to develop players like Jerryd. This was the moment I pegged when we would see a trade go down. All of our guards are healthy and we need a big. It's only a matter of time, imo.
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  1. BR7_Fan
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    Posted 01/11/2010 10:23 PM

    This is great news indeed! JB earned the 20 mins. he's getting so they need to slowly get Rudy back into the rotation. Rudy should be taking it slow anyway since back injuries are so touchy one wrong tweak, twist, or pull and he could be out again. We'll see how long it is till KP pulls the trigger on a trade.
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  1. Sirblkns
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    Posted 01/12/2010 8:28 PM

    With Rudy back my questions is why put Patty Mills back to D-league. If he is averaging 30 points per game off the bench and can add more value to the team then Rudy at the moment then you would rest Rudy for at least another week or two. I'm a big fan of Patty Mills and know what he can do on the court. Not just in stats but can give other team members confidence to score.

    Thoughts?

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  1. DHawes22
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    Posted 01/13/2010 5:53 PM

    Well, Patty was averaging 30 points in the DLeague, not the NBA..pretty big difference. Also, he is our 3rd point guard right now, so Rudy's size and experience is more valuable to the team right now. Also, Patty will get more progression to his game actually playing in the DLeauge than riding the pine here in PDX.
    Just heard that Rudy is ahead of schedule and will play tonight!
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  1. ClydeFrog
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    Posted 01/15/2010 5:29 PM

    Looks like Rudy was ahead of schedule, I hope Nic is ahead of schedule to! I love that we just keep getting guys back one at a time..its been a long process, but I'll take it.
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