tomorrow. Be up there.
Think r j bearer will be up there just because I feel like these guys, you know, they're not staying out games.
Obviously, if Giant comes back and, you know, it was a complete monster, um, that that just throws off everything.
But you've been reading the reports recently.
No one really knows when he's going to come back, what his timetable is for a comeback.
Um, somebody said he won't play till 2020.
Um, And then there's other people saying they might keep him out the whole year because they're not playing for play office.
So I don't know what's gonna happen.
Was I on? But I'm just saying that, you know, he doesn't come back, come back really late, or it could be in the table.
It could be the cards.
It could be in the cards for, uh, hotch tomorrow.
Thio have his name Lisa discussion at at the end of the year, but he's been very consistent for a young guy.
Um, he just doesn't get a lot of, you know, exposure being on the Wizards.
And the other thing for the Wizards.
Surprisingly, they're like top five and offensive efficiency.
But the reason I keep losing all these games because they're ranked 24 in defense of efficiency.
So in defense of net rating, so obviously, you know, they score a lot.
They got a lot of scores, but they can't ****ing stop anybody but going on to the next game.
Um Nuggets at six years big w for the Sixers, they improved 18 7 Nuggets, Balto 14 and eight.
Um, Nikola Jokic flirted with a triple double.
You had 15 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds.
Ah, he had 10 points.
He was the player of the game for the Nuggets.
26 points, seven assists, seven rebounds.
Gary Harris 14 points.
And the big story for the Nuggets coming out of this game is that Jamal Murray had a what? The classified as a trunk contusion.
So basically, he hurt his back, Uh, really early in the game and he didn't return, So I don't There's no timetable out yet.
On on, you know when he'll be back.
I think they said they took X rays, though, and they came back negative.
Um, so that's at least promising, but I would be surprised he misses, you know, probably resting the games this week.
Maybe a couple next week.
Uh, for the 70 Sixers.
They, uh, got good contributions from older meeting guys.
Tobias Harris, who's having a way better December than he did on November or October 20.
Points forces seven rebounds.
Al Horford, 11 points, nine rebounds.
Won't be with the double double.
22 points. 10 rebounds.
Not much scoring here, but he does what he does best.
7 assists, nine rebounds.
Shat all around player and obviously they played a really defensive game because the final scores only 97 to 92.
Um, actually Ben Simmons making a defensive team this year.
He's been that good, and he's a guard.
Your point guard that can guard one through five.
Uh, least one through four.
Um, depending on who? The fifth guys on the other team.
So, uh, big win for the 76 years.
Uh, mix that Troll Blazers.
This one just ended the Knicks goto for 24 20 laid up and Trailblazers improved through 10 and 15.
Still don't see them making the playoffs in that crowded west.
Um, obviously the end was in Portland.
But obviously, you know, pouring game for Melo.
Playing his old team.
Um, for the Knicks.
Julius Randle got 15 points.
Markets. Morris, 10 points.
Mitchell Robinson 14 points.
I should probably be starting.
Um, he did play more minutes and Taj Gibson today. Oh, that's good.
Um, Bobby Portis.
11 points, 10 rebounds.
Not a Big Bob, poor guy, but, you know, he's still young.
Um, for I'm not gonna go over much about the Knicks for the Trail Blazers.
Uh, sound Whiteside.
17 points, 15 rebounds.
That's a good game for him.
Uh, he's probably been their main liability thus far.
As you know, as far as the whole team goes.
Damian Lillard, 31 points.
He's been amazing this year.
16 points, three for four from 35 for 13 from the field.
So it's really nice to see mellow, you know, be putting up these efficient numbers since he's been signed to a team and hopefully, you know, he gets to stick around for a while.
Is contracts guaranteed? Now? I just mean in the n b a.
You know, maybe he we still get to see, I don't know, two or three more seasons from Mellow just as a role player.
Um, since he's proving himself serviceable.
Only 13 points 1483 and effort be Simon's who I really liked.
And I think if they keep progressing him, he could end up being 1/3 scoring option for that team.
She's going to come back at some point and then that's gonna change everything for the Trailblazers.
But I think for the moment, you know, Simon's, uh, can be a guy that, you know.
Like I said, they still need to keep progressing.
Him assumes the key, get playing time, inconsistent at the moment.
But he shows a lot of flashes and of being good.
And I think he could end up being, you know, 1/3 score or it.
You know CJ McCollum got trade.
He could end up being the second score with Damon the backcourt there, Uh, eventually it some in the near future.
I don't want to be this season next season, but I could see him, you know, thriving in Portland for a while, they shot five for nine from the fuel 4% from three.
Oh, in Mario Jose Sonya at 10 rebounds.
So that's notable.
Now, the best game of the night was the Hawks at he last game of the night that we're gonna go over, went into overtime that he win 1 35 to 1 21 They improved to 18 and six, whereas the Hawks fall to six and 18.
Um, we'll go over the hawksfirst, so, uh, pretty spread out for them tonight.
Um, Trey Young only had 21 points.
Say only, but, I mean, you know, he's capable of putting a 40 DeAndre hunter who's had a bigger role here in the recent weeks.
He put up 28 points.
So big night from him.
Jabari Parker, 16 points.
Uh, he he's another guy on my most improved player, Radar and Vince Carter.
No old man role player.
He still been serviceable for them the past couple of seasons.
And Cam Reddish the other rookie, uh, 14 points to four from 36 for 13 from the field.
So solid, you know, getting a lot of guys involved.
Alex Len had nine points.
Um, Alan Crabbe, who's been kind of quiet this year where he kind of had a really nice um, season last year for the Brooklyn Nets.
And I mean, I know he's a role player.
You don't expect much from him.
But, you know, he had a few games last year for for the Nets, and it's still early in season.
But it you had a few games last year for the Nets were exploding for like, 34 points, knocked down like eight threes.
Um, you know, it just seems like he was at least getting double digits every night on the Nets.
Uh, haven't hasn't seen that way that much for the Hawks with the Hawks, overall have just kind of been disappointment after after that hot start that they had to begin the season.
Obviously, they lost John Collins.
He should be back fairly soon.
I don't remember when he got suspended.
I was only, I think is at the beginning of last month.
There's only 25 games, so we should be back.
I, I think, should be back in January.
Uh, I'm counted right.
She's not the top of my head, but I'm going to the heat.
They got a huge, huge game from basically everyone, um, so start with bam on a bio guy who I think will be an All Star this season.
30 points, 11 assists, 11 rebounds.
That's the first triple double of the Heat's roster today.
Um Kendrick Nunn, 36 points.
He got back to the scoring.
Weighs four assists, six rebounds, 14 to 26 from the field.
Duncan Robinson, 34 points.
10 or 14 from 3 12 of 16 from the field.
He's been really huge for them in the past couple of weeks because he had, like, a 20 point game or some like that.
Is he really gonna do it out again, though, You know, I don't think he really does that often, and I'm kicking myself in the butt for it.
But then the second triple double of the night.
Um, Jimmy Butler.
10 assists, 18 rebounds from your shooting guard, Um, for 19 from the field, one for three from three.
Derek Jones had nine points.
Uh, Kelly Olynyk didn't play that much this game.
Obviously, they went with the hot hand with Duncan Robinson.
Miles later didn't play that much either.
And go and bam obviously, but that's four players, all with 20 points, plus two players with a triple double.
Ever have Ah, a really good roster or really good roster.
Goran Dragic isn't even playing right now or justice would blow.
And obviously, once I get those guys back, that would be huge for them.
Um, Gordon Dragic is a guy I still kind of expect or justise Winslow, To be honest, at this point, um is kind of a guy I expect to be fishing around at the trade deadline.
They're going to see what they can get for him.
He's still on a really big contract for a backup point guard.
Um, quiet night from Tyler.
Hero dropped it.
Doughnut? What? Assist after that.
Amazing Amy had last game.
We know what happens.
He's still a rookie.
Um, but I think Goran Dragic and Justin wins.
It'll be two guys.
You can still see fish around here at the trade deadline.
Don't be surprised if they move, to be honest, just because they got a crowded point guard space right now.
Um, if I had to keep one, I think I would keep tragic just cause he I don't know.
And, you know, I probably Winslow just because he's the younger player.
Um, he's good all around Player can.
He's literally could play small forward point guard.
Think he's played center before? Um, so yeah, he's crazy by proxy ones.
Oh, and move Goran Dragic.
They could move nobody and then just keep, like, an insane amount of depth.
Um, but those were games for today.
Like said, not many games about more on going on tomorrow.
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