Tag:Rockets
Posted on: November 3, 2009 2:39 pm
 

Maggette Ratio



I know its only 2 games but this is getting ridiculous. Corey Maggette. 23.8% from the field.  Is that how you feel Corey?  I literally turn the TV off when Corey gets the ball. I already know what’s going to happen.

I just play it all out in my mind. Corey gets the ball about 15-19ft from the basketball usually above the elbow.  The defender sags off Corey. The defender dares Corey to take the shot.   What does Corey do? He takes the bait and launches a jumper and bricks.  Maggette is 5-21 on the year.  

But I’m hear to solve problems not just talk about them.

That’s why I have developed he Maggette Ratio (4:1) to help Nellie out.  That’s 4 free throw attempts per 1 field goal attempt. If Maggette fail to abide by this rule he should be benched immediately. No question asked. I don’t care if he has 19 rebounds.

He single handedly lost the game against the Rockets. I’ve never seen a 3<sup>rd</sup> or 4<sup>th</sup> option so stubborn.  But you have to blame Nellie for giving him such a long leash, especially when you have Azubuike who’s a much better all around player.

Corey you can’t be something you’re not. Everybody in the Association knows what you do. Stick to your game and if you can’t drive to the rack…doing something different like pass instead of hoisting up a 17 footer.

Besides Maggette horrific shooting, turnovers are killing the Warriors.  Even though they play fast, the Warriors have always protected the ball pretty good. In the first few games, the Warriors have turned the ball over 38 times.  Who’s leading the charge?   Ellis (8), Jackson (6) and my man Maggette (6).  Monta is just lazy with the ball. A lot lazy passes. 95% of his TO are unforced errors.  Just plane laziness on his part.  He needs to valve every pass and every possession. Jackson tries a little to hard. He has to understand risk/reward. He takes to many chances. Or he just forces himself on the defense which leads to him arguing with the refs while the opposing makes an easy bucket on the other end.  Maggette turnover are out of frustration.  Curry is also up there with 5 turnovers. 4 of them being carrying calls. He has to keep his hand on top of the ball. 4 carrying calls in 2 games lead me to believe that’s this is a serious problem.  

A couple things I’ve learned so far.

Curry is a legit PG

The Association knows who Anthony Morrow is

The Warriors must defend the 3 better

Jackson, Ellis, and Maggette should never be on the floor together

Maggette and Jackson should never be on the floor together

Without Curry in the lineup, there’s absolutely zero ball movement.

Posted on: August 7, 2009 1:33 pm
 

Top 10 by Position

I’m back like your uncle who just got out of jail. I love baseball just as much as the next guy (probably more)…Especially now that the Giants are winning. Football is so exciting. I can’t wait to play some fantasy football. But honestly I’m really really waiting for Oct 27th to roll around.

October is the best month. Why? Not only because it’s my birth month (Libra and my name is D-Pizzle). But it’s the only month where you can watch the NFL, MLB, NBA and CFB. It’s truly a sports fan dream. In anticipation of the upcoming NBA season I felt like I needed to keep myself busy. So here it is my Top 10 by position.

Please note: I tried to place players in their proper position. I’m not Don Nelson. Al Jefferson is a PF even though he my pay C. Same for Tim Duncan. Stephen Jackson is SF even though he plays the 2. Monta Ellis and Allen Iverson are 1’s (Kind of). Alright here we go.

Warning: this is all off the top of my head.

PG

1. Chris Paul
2. Chauncey Billups
3. Deron Williams
4. Tony Parker
5. Derrick Rose
6. Steve Nash
7. Jason Kidd
8. Rajon Rondo
9. Baron Davis
10. Jose Calderon

Not on the list but could be; Gilbert Arenas, Devin Harris, Mo Williams, Monta Ellis. Personally I think there should be a separate category for this type of players. Each player mention, isn’t you’re prototypical PG but they get it done. Andre Miller is missing. Honestly he’s not that good. Solid but not good. It was between him and Calderon for the 10 spot.

Scoring PG

1. Gilbert Arenas
2. Monta Ellis
3. Devin Harris
4. Mo Williams
5. Allen Iverson

SG

1. Kobe Bryant
2. Dwayne Wade
3. Brandon Roy
4. Joe Johnson
5. Ray Allen
6. Kevin Martin
7. Andre Iguodala
8. Michael Redd
9. Ben Gordon
10. OJ Mayo

Not on the list but could be; Jason Terry, Jason Richardson, you know what this is harder than I thought SG/SF…not sure who plays where.

SF

1. LeBron James
2. Carmelo Anthony
3. Kevin Durant
4. Paul Pierce
5. Danny Granger
6. John Salmons
7. Vince Carter
8. Richard Jefferson
9. Hedu Turkoglu
10. Stephen Jackson

Not on the list but could be; There’s a bunch of guys in the same mold of Gilbert, Mo and Monta. Like Rashard Lewis, Antawn Jamison, Rudy Guy, Loul Deng are they SF or small PF.

PF

1. Tim Duncan
2. Kevin Garnett
3. Dirk Nowitzki
4. Pau Gasol
5. Chris Bosh
6. Al Jefferson
7. Amare Stoudemire
8. David West
9.  Josh Smith
10. LaMarcus Aldridge

Not on the list but could be; Carlos Boozer, but I’m not sure where he’s going to end up. David Lee, Troy Murphy.



C


1. Dwight Howard
2. Shaq
3. Brad Miller
4. Mehmet Okur
5. Emeka Okafor
6. Andris Biedrins
7. Tyson Chandler
8. Andrew Bynum
9. Greg Odom
10. Samuel Dalembert

This one was rough. No Yao Ming this season.

Remember fellas this is all off the top of the head. If I left somebody out let me know. Also remember these are projections for this upcoming season not what they did last season.

 
 
 
 
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