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Old 02-01-2011, 01:13 PM   #17 (permalink)

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Originally Posted by MikeToronto View Post
Interestingly enough, I believe they are losing mostly because their offence has turned south in a big way. Some R&R is coming up, perhaps a shrink session or two (@Bargs - do it, man) and they could be back to their merry 109-108 ways.
it's almost exclusively due to the offense slumping

that's partly due to bargnani's collapsing (he's probably exhausted, although it's not very clear to me why, he's not playing heavy minutes ..), but mostly because we're missing our only two point shooters off the bench (kleiza and barbosa). When Jose is out, and with Bargnani struggling, teams just clog the middle and we seem to be happy shooting long jumpers throughout the game. Even Amir is shooting more jumpers lately than he did the whole of last season.
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