Lost and found box..Joel Freelands jumpshot?
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  1. riverman
    Posts: 1431

    Posted 11/25/2012 3:01 PM

    If anyone has found it, please return it asap...it is sorely missed! Also lost, half the Blazers freethrow attempts, reward...a winning record!
    I am a fan of A team that plays like Tower of Power on a big stage on a good night
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    Posted 11/25/2012 3:45 PM

    he has been a dissappointment I thought he was gonna be further along then meyers leonard 

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  1. Siccolo
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    Posted 11/25/2012 9:31 PM

    He is garbage really dissapointed in him.

    A lot of people,  including me, thought he can be out starting center this year. Claver has been even worst

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    Posted 11/26/2012 9:44 AM

    idk if he's garbage I think theres talent there that needs to be refined 

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  1. riverman
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    Posted 11/26/2012 9:58 AM

    He's hesitating, overthinking the game. Shooting has to be intinctive and Joel can shoot, he's just not in an offensive flow yet...not sure if he will develop it but he'd better if he wants an NBA career.
    I am a fan of A team that plays like Tower of Power on a big stage on a good night
  1. karenrbrown63
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    Posted 11/26/2012 10:50 AM

    I think he will be ok with more playing time under his belt. He's probably shocked at the speed and physical play. He has to get more time and more plays called for him. He will be fine. It's a long season. Look how long it took Rudy to adjust smh.


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  1. DHawes22
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    Posted 11/26/2012 11:03 AM

    He's 1-18 from the field this season. While it's disappointing for sure, I think once he gets more consistent minutes, his confidence will grow. I'd also like to see him in the post instead of taking those long jump shots cold off the bench. Get buckets inside early then work your way out.
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  1. Curvychloe
    Posts: 610

    Posted 11/26/2012 12:06 PM

    its Nice for me to see a Fellow Brit step on the courts in the NBA.But I don't know If what he's doing could actually be called Playing Basketball in the Nba
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  1. riverman
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    Posted 11/26/2012 1:54 PM

    Again, I'd swap him to Israel for the Rhino in a heartbeat but that's not possible. Stotts said when training camp started that it'd take 30 games for the new guys to acclimate to the NBA game and he's probably right. Like a lot of fans I want that instant gratification that Lillard has shown across the board every game. That's not going to happen fast enough so I'll give em the 30 game window to show what they've got. I think some of it is stage fright..Nolan Smith is obviously suffering from that but Joel can't throw a ball in a swimming pool right now.
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  1. commontongue
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    Posted 11/27/2012 1:22 PM

    Unfortunately,none of the rooks, save Dame,have that microwave aspect about their game. None have shown us the ability to come in and headcrack cats right out of the gate. Some have had their moments,but their play has been inconsistent at best. The most important thing is our health. If we can all stay and be healthy at the all-star break, and have at least a .500 record, we'll see what our youngsters are made of when the stakes are higher.Play-off push ? Maybe not,but thats the time of year when teams play more for eachother as opposed to just with eachother.
    I am a fan of our new roster playing with and for eachother.
  1. ClydeFrog
    Posts: 975

    Posted 11/27/2012 2:14 PM

    The worst part about this is that he's under contract for at least another season. I was hoping it was just a one-year deal so we'd have more cap room in the summer but to no avail. It also doesn't help that he's never in the game consistently, but still, he's been one of the bigger disappointments early on.
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    Posted 11/27/2012 2:19 PM

    yea euro guys take a little bit longer to adjust to the pace and style of play in the nba it's so much different then over seas ball 

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