[Game] Kings @ Nets - 11/27/16 - 3PT/6ET

Discussion in 'Kings Rap' started by VF21, Nov 26, 2016.

  1. VF21

    VF21 #KingsFansForever Staff Member Contributor

    Demarcus Cousins and Coach Joerger said it best:

    “If we play the way we play in the last five minutes of games every game this season - from start to finish, we’d probably be undefeated,” a clearly disappointed DeMarcus Cousins said following the Kings 117-104 loss to the Houston Rockets on Friday night.

    “You win the second quarter, third quarter and fourth quarter, but we didn’t come and bring enough force early in the game - not enough activity and not enough physicality,” coach Dave Joerger said.

    --From CSNBayArea

    They're on the road for the next 6 games, playing the Nets, Wizards, Sixers, Celtics, Knicks and Mavs. Here's hoping they can find a way to play with heart and intensity from start to finish.

  2. dude12

    dude12 Well-Known Member

    Start the trip off right with a win. If they play with intensity for 4 quarters its a win.....now can they do that?
  3. Kingsfan23

    Kingsfan23 Well-Known Member

    Don't play with the starting unit

    Temple or Afflalo
    Casspi or Barnes

    Simple. Consistency. Don't try to match other teams
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  4. gil renard

    gil renard Well-Known Member

    They always say the right things, but it's the same story when the game starts. Don't tell me about it, show me. This road trip is going to be the nail in the coffin if they can't get their heads out of their asses in the first quarters of these games.
  5. SacTownKid

    SacTownKid Well-Known Member

    Couldn't agree more, the Kings just aren't cohesive enough to remotely pull that off.
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  6. kingsboi

    kingsboi Well-Known Member

    Glad you brought this up, this is going to be the same story through out the season. Whether it's versus the Mavericks/Sixers or the upper echelon teams.
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  7. kingsboi

    kingsboi Well-Known Member

    Also, since the opening of the Barclays Center, the Kings have yet to win a game in that building. Wouldn't surprise me in the least if they get out hustled here, the Nets aren't very good but they do compete, they have players that will get after it.
  8. Mr. S£im Citrus

    Mr. S£im Citrus That's right, I said it! Staff Member Contributor

    One of the few things ever to come out of Jerry Reynolds mouth that doesn't make me roll my eyes: hard work beats talent, when talent doesn't work hard.
  9. twslam07

    twslam07 Well-Known Member

    I'd be happy with any of this starting lineup combinations, but I'd probably throw Tolliver into the mix at PF as well. I'd rather have a bigger body to start out at PF and not be a liability against bigger PFs. I like the fact that we can "save" some of our SFs from the wear and tear of trying to guard a Griffin or Aldridge. I'm fine with going small at the end of the game, but if they're having to do it the entire game, those SFs could be pretty fatigued when we're in the 4th quarter.
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  10. Chupacabra

    Chupacabra Well-Known Member

    Its also important to realize that there is a special way to balance the chemistry of our bench. Lawson has looked much closer to the dynamic 2014-2015 version of himself without Cousins on the floor. He has had some nasty ball handling highlights in the past two games. I would also love it if Joerger could knock some sense into WCS and turn him into the defensive monster that he was born to be. Putting him and Temple on the floor at the same in order to get stops would be great
  11. Ron

    Ron Well-Known Member

    OK, YOU KNOW THE DRILL...:cool:

    Time to predict the results of Kings' game #17:
    on the road vs the Nets, Sunday Nov 27, 6:00PM

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    Last edited: Nov 27, 2016
  12. Ron

    Ron Well-Known Member

    Just FYI -
    Phily is leading on the Cavs 71-64
    In the middle of the 3rd... ! :eek:
  13. Sac.1989

    Sac.1989 Well-Known Member

    We're going to destroy the nets and I'm dam well looking forward to it
  14. Mr. S£im Citrus

    Mr. S£im Citrus That's right, I said it! Staff Member Contributor

    ... Aaaaand then, Kyrie Irving went 'Uncle Milty' on the Sixers in the fourth quarter.
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  15. gil renard

    gil renard Well-Known Member

    Nets have won 7 straight at home against us.

    They have a bad team, but they do lead the league in pace and are near the top in three's attempted, so I could see us getting boat raced out of the building if we come out like lazy slugs again and don't close out on shooters.
  16. Larry89

    Larry89 Disgruntled Kings Fan

    Hey let's defend threes by staying attached to said three point shooters because you know where they are because they have to be behind the three point line in order to shoot a three pointer :eek:.

    tldr - dont poopoo the bed this game guys
  17. Mr. S£im Citrus

    Mr. S£im Citrus That's right, I said it! Staff Member Contributor

    Christie is speaking a word in the pre-game right now.
  18. Tetsujin

    Tetsujin The Game Thread Dude

    It only took 15 games but Aileen is already in mid-season "Boogie sucks because he's fat" form.
  19. Elise10

    Elise10 Well-Known Member

    Hopeful for a win, I'm in attendance for the game!
  20. Mr. S£im Citrus

    Mr. S£im Citrus That's right, I said it! Staff Member Contributor

  21. jcwkings

    jcwkings Well-Known Member

    This is the kind of game we come out lazy and get outhustled in. Seems to be the growing narrative with this team(and Kings teams over the last several years). Lets see if they can buck the trend.
  22. CelticsFan

    CelticsFan Active Member

    The guy to stop tonight is going to be Bogdanovic
  23. Glenn

    Glenn Well-Known Member Contributor

    Don't remember where the question about how to improve the team is. I preached patience and stability. Our one year player Belinelli is hitting on 55% of his threes and Stauskas 48%.
  24. Mr. S£im Citrus

    Mr. S£im Citrus That's right, I said it! Staff Member Contributor

    We may or may not have to stop Bogdanovic: the thing about Bogdanovic torching us in the past, was that he was coming off the bench, providing them with scoring that we weren't prepared for. They've introduced him into the starting lineup, without replacing him with a competent relief.
  25. SLAB

    SLAB Well-Known Member

    Oh good. Cuz and Koufos.

    Rly, Coach?
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  26. VF21

    VF21 #KingsFansForever Staff Member Contributor

    So we can get the tip?
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  27. VF21

    VF21 #KingsFansForever Staff Member Contributor

    Damn, those jerseys look ... purple.
  28. Capt. Factorial

    Capt. Factorial Cantry Member Staff Member Contributor

    Yes, wouldn't it be nice if our home cameras could accurately reproduce our home colors?
  29. Glenn

    Glenn Well-Known Member Contributor

    Maybe it's your tv.
  30. sactownfan

    sactownfan Guest

    I see the coach is really learning to adjust the starting line up.... I mean KK and Cousins hasn't worked all year but maybe it will TODAY!!!!

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