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  • Lowe: Young Players Wating to take the Leap (JV Stuff)

    Zach Lowe doing awesome work again with a big section on JV.

    http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/...leap-greatness

    But Lowe also points out Valaciunas' issues...



    Read the whole thing as they say. Good stuff on Rubio as well.

  • #2
    Good find, good read.
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    Heh, if he is in the D-league still in a few years I will be surprised.
    He's terrible."

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    • #3
      Good fine indeed


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      • #4
        Zach Lowe is the best non-porn thing on the internet.
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        • #5
          This picture sums it all up:



          JV: "I am open and play for your team!"
          Rudy: Nope.

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          • #6
            The part where it talks about Valanciunas being too early for his pick, finally someone pointing this out instead they Bash Lowry for a wild pass. Jonas has to be prepared for wild passes, if he's not, he's asking for trouble.

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            • #7
              joey_hesketh wrote: View Post
              This picture sums it all up:



              JV: "I am open and play for your team!"
              Rudy: Nope.
              Rudy: "Blue shirts between me and the basket = 3. It's go time! "
              "We're playing in a building." -- Kawhi Leonard

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              • #8
                joey_hesketh wrote: View Post
                This picture sums it all up:



                JV: "I am open and play for your team!"
                Rudy: Nope.
                The worst part of that picture is that Valanciunas isn't even the only open play:

                1. entry pass to Valanciunas (although I think the pass would be picked-off from this angle)

                2. two dribbles and pass to the player open in the left corner

                3. immediate pass to DeRozan on the opposite corner (for shot)

                4. immediate pass to DeRozan on the opposite corner, followed by a swing to Lowry in the corner (his man is likely to rush DeRozan)

                5. immediate pass to DeRozan on the opposite corner, followed by an entry pass to Valanciunas (if his man rushes out to DeRozan, leaving Valanciunas possibly posting up a PG)

                6. immediate pass to DeRozan on the opposite corner, followed by an immediate dribble penetration and kickout to one of the 3 perimeter players (ie: back to Gay, or to either corner), since one of them is likely to be left extremely wide open

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                • #9
                  peanutwoozle wrote: View Post
                  The part where it talks about Valanciunas being too early for his pick, finally someone pointing this out instead they Bash Lowry for a wild pass. Jonas has to be prepared for wild passes, if he's not, he's asking for trouble.
                  It's true, but the flip side/context is that the perimeter players almost never use the pick. It's damn hard for the big to get his timing down when the ball handler isn't even dribbling in his direction. You see Jonas hopping around, trying to screen his guy, and he never really gets set because Rudy/DeMar is dribbling around and drifting away from the screen. Then Jonas dumps the play and rolls to the basket. Of course he's not open - the whole play is screwed.

                  Not saying he can't work on his screens - just saying it's hard to judge the big's effectiveness when the ball handler isn't running the play properly.
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                  • #10
                    CalgaryRapsFan wrote: View Post
                    The worst part of that picture is that Valanciunas isn't even the only open play:

                    1. entry pass to Valanciunas (although I think the pass would be picked-off from this angle)

                    2. two dribbles and pass to the player open in the left corner

                    3. immediate pass to DeRozan on the opposite corner (for shot)

                    4. immediate pass to DeRozan on the opposite corner, followed by a swing to Lowry in the corner (his man is likely to rush DeRozan)

                    5. immediate pass to DeRozan on the opposite corner, followed by an entry pass to Valanciunas (if his man rushes out to DeRozan, leaving Valanciunas possibly posting up a PG)

                    6. immediate pass to DeRozan on the opposite corner, followed by an immediate dribble penetration and kickout to one of the 3 perimeter players (ie: back to Gay, or to either corner), since one of them is likely to be left extremely wide open
                    Solid analysis. Too bad Gay only sees the hoop and the clock.
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                    • #11
                      B..b.but....the PnR was a bit of a staple for JV in his Euroland play. Why was he at least adequate there? Can DC explain this?

                      The "Drakes"!! Haha. The defensive scheme described there is the classic Chandler usage in Dallas when DC was there. But JV gets caught quite often...not as quick as Chandler.

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                      • #12
                        Lowe: Young Players Wating to take the Leap (JV Stuff)

                        joey_hesketh wrote: View Post
                        This picture sums it all up:



                        JV: "I am open and play for your team!"
                        Rudy: Nope.
                        To be fair that's a tough pass to make. The better play would be to swing it to DD.


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                        • #13
                          Lowe needs more Raps ball.

                          JV didn't always move too soon on his screens, Lowry doesn't use them properly, if he uses them at all, and that is because he stays high and doesn't bother to drag his guy into the pick because lets be honest, he isnt even thinking about utilizing the roll.

                          Guys love Lowe, but I dont. Calling the Raps the Drakes, and his other piece where he basically shit all over the raptors in a snide "brush off" kinda way..... I aint in his corner. Nope.

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                          • #14
                            Chr1s1anL wrote: View Post
                            To be fair that's a tough pass to make. The better play would be to swing it to DD.


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                            Well its a pretty easy drive and dish too though...but Rudy would rather die once he is in motion to the rack, he is a black hole

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                            • #15
                              Craig wrote: View Post
                              Well its a pretty easy drive and dish too though...but Rudy would rather die once he is in motion to the rack, he is a black hole
                              Or an oop.

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