MARKIEFF "The Good Twin" MORRIS (Re-signs with LAL for 2020-2021 Season)
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PostPosted: Mon May 03, 2021 12:27 pm    Post subject:

here's the thing. Whatever you think Markieff will come back and do... it's not worth keeping Gasol on the bench for.

We're waiting on Markieff's shot to come back so he can 'stretch the floor' right?

Well Gasol can already stretch the floor, in addition to that he can pass and play defense. Things Markieff can't do as well as Gasol.

So even if Markieff was here strictly for stretching the floor, he still gives the team less than Gasol would in those minutes. So even if he'd be 'fine' by Playoff time, he wouldn't give us more than Gasol being 'fine' at playoff time would.

So Markieff should be odd-man out that is getting the DNPs currently, and not Gasol.

Our bench lineup should be

Caruso
THT
Kuzma
Harrell
Gasol

with Kief only coming in if Gasol or Harrell got into foul trouble or something happened. The same place McLemore should be sitting in case THT has a bad game or gets in foul trouble. But he shouldn't be getting constant minutes over Marc anymore.

The sad reality is, no matter if Kief is horrible for 10-15 games. All it's gonna take is one good game and Vogel will be convinced he's correct in his decision on the Kieff/Harrell lineup and will run it into the ground and we'll never see Gasol get minutes again.
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PostPosted: Mon May 03, 2021 12:29 pm    Post subject:

Lonzo-Lite wrote:
Markieff last 7 games:

4 points, 1-4 FG%, 0-3 3P%
4 points, 2-8 FG%, 0-5 3P%
4 points, 2-11 FG%, 0-6 3P%
2 points, 1-6 FG%, 0-4 3P%
2 points, 1-7 FG%, 0-3 3P%
3 points, 1-3 FG%, 0-1 3P%
0 points, 0-0 FG%, 0-0 3P%

Average:

2.7 points, 20.5 FG%, 0 3P%


#StillGettingMinutes
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PostPosted: Mon May 03, 2021 7:28 pm    Post subject:

Hopefully tonight's first half lets Vogel knows he needs to replace Kief for Marc, let Kief rest that ankle injury he suffered the past week(s).
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PostPosted: Mon May 03, 2021 10:23 pm    Post subject:

dude is broken... let him sit till playoffs...
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PostPosted: Mon May 03, 2021 10:27 pm    Post subject:

MJST wrote:
here's the thing. Whatever you think Markieff will come back and do... it's not worth keeping Gasol on the bench for.

We're waiting on Markieff's shot to come back so he can 'stretch the floor' right?

Well Gasol can already stretch the floor, in addition to that he can pass and play defense. Things Markieff can't do as well as Gasol.

So even if Markieff was here strictly for stretching the floor, he still gives the team less than Gasol would in those minutes. So even if he'd be 'fine' by Playoff time, he wouldn't give us more than Gasol being 'fine' at playoff time would.

So Markieff should be odd-man out that is getting the DNPs currently, and not Gasol.

Our bench lineup should be

Caruso
THT
Kuzma
Harrell
Gasol

with Kief only coming in if Gasol or Harrell got into foul trouble or something happened. The same place McLemore should be sitting in case THT has a bad game or gets in foul trouble. But he shouldn't be getting constant minutes over Marc anymore.

The sad reality is, no matter if Kief is horrible for 10-15 games. All it's gonna take is one good game and Vogel will be convinced he's correct in his decision on the Kieff/Harrell lineup and will run it into the ground and we'll never see Gasol get minutes again.


Agree. But Gasol/Morris is a good froncourt too, as it gives the team more spacing for THT and DS off the bench.
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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2021 2:27 am    Post subject:

Pffft harrell cant play the 4.
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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2021 8:34 am    Post subject:

Laker_Jocker wrote:
dude is broken... let him sit till playoffs...


He's definitely in a massive funk....Trez and Gasol up front would be much better...Gasol spreads the floor and Trez can work in the paint like he always does.
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PostPosted: Wed May 05, 2021 4:33 am    Post subject:

I don't get it. You people thinks yo know more than a championship coach?


Yes, Vogel said it will try it...

before to even watch it how it goes on practice. If you ask me, it sure doesn't went any good.
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