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    Serenity now. Yesterday was a big game. We hung in there with a better team which I normally applaud (and I still do) but we lost the game and that's a two game swing on the team we're chasing for 8th. The only way we make the playoffs is through a series of random events and there's no point in trying to plan for that. Next season starts now and that's not a bad thing. If a miracle has to happen for this crew to get to the playoffs, let that miracle happen with JV and TRoss on the floor. They'll be there next year. Let them make their mistakes now.

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    Quote Jclaw wrote: View Post
    Serenity now. Yesterday was a big game. We hung in there with a better team which I normally applaud (and I still do) but we lost the game and that's a two game swing on the team we're chasing for 8th. The only way we make the playoffs is through a series of random events and there's no point in trying to plan for that. Next season starts now and that's not a bad thing. If a miracle has to happen for this crew to get to the playoffs, let that miracle happen with JV and TRoss on the floor. They'll be there next year. Let them make their mistakes now.
    I am not sure the management team and coaching staff agree with you.

    I think Casey is going to ride with the vets as long as they have any mathematical shot at the playoffs. After that? Not sure. Depends on what happens at the trade deadline and what direction they are going. I don't think they know.

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    Quote slaw wrote: View Post
    I am not sure the management team and coaching staff agree with you.

    I think Casey is going to ride with the vets as long as they have any mathematical shot at the playoffs. After that? Not sure. Depends on what happens at the trade deadline and what direction they are going. I don't think they know.
    Finishing 9th, and giving OKC the worst possible pick, would be a small victory
    "I don't lie. I willfully participate in a campaign of misinformation." - Fox Mulder

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    Quote Nilanka wrote: View Post
    Finishing 9th, and giving OKC the worst possible pick, would be a small victory
    Gottta love that silver lining

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    Quote Nilanka wrote: View Post
    Finishing 9th, and giving OKC the worst possible pick, would be a small victory
    It also opens up future 1st round picks as tradeable assets again, as quickly as possible. It's a double silver lining!

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    Quote Nilanka wrote: View Post
    Finishing 9th, and giving OKC the worst possible pick, would be a small victory
    I am down with this as well, small victory for the club, and some good development time for Ross and JV.

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    and hopefully get the rooks acclimated to playing with Lowry and Gay, so next year they can REALLY hit the ground running.

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    Absolutely. Play the kids and aim for ninth. Win-win. If we hit eighth by mistake, so be it.

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    everyone take their rose colored glasses off please. Terrence ross and Jonas Valanciunas