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Not a great stat line tonight but I loved that Kerr stuck with Bell in crunch time even though he made a crucial turnover and turned down 2 shots back to back when he should have shot the ball. Maybe he really is the starting C going forward regardless of matchup. 

 

Maybe postgame Kerr will commit and say he is the new starting C.. 

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My only complaint is that he is too often passing up wide open shots and looks scared to shoot anything that isn’t in the paint. I know he can knock down those ten foot jumpers but it’s almost as if he doesn’t even consider taking them. Hopefully the confidence to take those shots comes with more reps.

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4 minutes ago, countingcrow said:

My only complaint is that he is too often passing up wide open shots and looks scared to shoot anything that isn’t in the paint. I know he can knock down those ten foot jumpers but it’s almost as if he doesn’t even consider taking them. Hopefully the confidence to take those shots comes with more reps.

What do you expect from a rookie in a clutch situation surrounded by stars and sharpshooters. Natural for the kid to be a little gun shy. After he took that 3 pointer I'm sure Durant Draymond encouraged him to continue to stay aggressive. So it'll be about continuing to take the shots given to him and building confidence.

 

And lastly, I hope this doesn't kill Zaza's All Star chances..

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14 minutes ago, countingcrow said:

My only complaint is that he is too often passing up wide open shots and looks scared to shoot anything that isn’t in the paint. I know he can knock down those ten foot jumpers but it’s almost as if he doesn’t even consider taking them. Hopefully the confidence to take those shots comes with more reps.

 

His offensive games needs work I agree with that there, but he played great individual defense on LeBron all day and forced him into alot of turnovers.. Kid deserves his props in that department.

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24 minutes ago, bruceleroy7 said:

What do you expect from a rookie in a clutch situation surrounded by stars and sharpshooters. Natural for the kid to be a little gun shy. After he took that 3 pointer I'm sure Durant Draymond encouraged him to continue to stay aggressive. So it'll be about continuing to take the shots given to him and building confidence.

 

And lastly, I hope this doesn't kill Zaza's All Star chances..

 

This. His jumper won't be there this season, but damn he's been good at everything else. Developing good chemistry with draymond off the lob too. 

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14 hours ago, bruceleroy7 said:

Some interesting news for our boy. https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/nba-trade-rumors-big-men-deficient-bucks-talking-to-warriors-about-pachulia-mcgee/

If one of these guys gets moved just means more time Bell

The Warriors don't give up their championship-team.  McGee will play a bigger role in the play-offs. Zaza and McGee are options for a classical line-up.

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14 hours ago, bruceleroy7 said:

Some interesting news for our boy. https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/nba-trade-rumors-big-men-deficient-bucks-talking-to-warriors-about-pachulia-mcgee/

If one of these guys gets moved just means more time Bell

 

I think the journeyman McGee is gone. He's not even viable as a hype man anymore.

 

Zaza is twice the defender as he is and he still has his usefulness on the Warriors. 

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