THOMAS BRYANT is Back with Lakers
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2022 6:07 am    Post subject:

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2022 5:38 am    Post subject:

More time... we could use the size
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2022 8:59 am    Post subject:

That 3 baskets in a row in the first half was fun.
Interestingly he's not taking as many 3s as I thought he would.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2022 9:01 am    Post subject:

He played way to little in the game considering the difference he made in the minutes he got, if we are gonna try our hardest to prevent AD from being injured, Bryant is the perfect realistic big to do that, but Ham decided to ride it out with AD which caused him to hurt his hand.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2022 9:02 am    Post subject:

TB is a nice backup center to have. However, he does not protect the rim at all and he let a bunch of guys just get by him to the rim. I like his rim running and easy buckets from it. Still haven't seen him stretch the floor much.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2022 9:18 am    Post subject:

So looking closely at TB. Offensively he’s very good actually.

Defensively, I can see why Ham isn’t too keen on giving him many minutes. He gets beat a lot by smaller players, and doesn’t protect the rim as much as he should. I don’t know if it’s dude to lack of mobility, or just not being at the right places at the right time.

I hope they can work him more in that area, because I still believe he has a lot of potential to succeed here. Offensively, he provides a lot of benefits of stretching the floor, nice soft touch around the rim, and cuts very well to the basket.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2022 9:53 am    Post subject:

yinoma2001 wrote:
TB is a nice backup center to have. However, he does not protect the rim at all and he let a bunch of guys just get by him to the rim. I like his rim running and easy buckets from it. Still haven't seen him stretch the floor much.

He should play more minutes with AD to lessen his defensive responsibilities. He hasn't stretched the floor much but his mid-range jumper was money last night. He's another player that would benefit from a Myles Turner trade, he could play a similar role as Bobby Portis.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 25, 2022 7:58 am    Post subject:

*Thomas Bryant & Russell Westbrook Speak to Chemistry

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Bryant has averaged 11.5 points and 7.0 rebounds while shooting 81.8% from the field.

Most of his points have come on easy layups and dunks with his teammates setting him up. Russell Westbrook has played a huge part in that as he and Bryant have picked up where they left off when they played on the Washington Wizards together in 2020-21.

https://lakersnation.com/lakers-news-thomas-bryant-russell-westbrook-speak-to-chemistry-they-began-building-in-washington/2022/11/22/



*The Metamorphosis of a Big Man: A full-circle moment with Thomas Bryant
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He’s an emotional player, always has been, and that’s a powerful component to a team. That energy is infectious, it makes each guy want to work a little harder.

Thomas explained, “One thing, “I wanna’ bring is the intensity and passion that I have for the game of basketball. You know? And translate that to a great, infectious energy for all of us.”

https://www.nba.com/lakers/news/the-metamorphosis-of-a-big-man-a-full-circle-moment-with-thomas-bryant-111722



*Thomas Bryant’s impressive start to his season
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Thomas Bryant missed nearly the first full month of games and has immediately made an impact.

https://www.silverscreenandroll.com/2022/11/23/23474533/lakers-video-thomas-bryant-highlights-breakdown-stats-analysis
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 25, 2022 8:34 am    Post subject:

The perfect AD back up/pairing
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2022 12:48 am    Post subject:

For a big Thomas has jets, and he's pretty under control too. Like the Spurs commentator said, "Thomas Bryant is not a stiff"
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