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Old 02-16-2012, 08:36 PM   #1
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Default lin NEEDS melo cause...

other teams are already gunning for lin but they wont be able afford to put their best perimeter defender on him.
melo takes away the option of putting iggy, marion or lebron on lin because melo will have a field day...
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Old 02-16-2012, 08:38 PM   #2
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Default Re: lin NEEDS melo cause...

good teams have more than 1 good perimiter defenders
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Thats why we got Jr!
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Default Re: lin NEEDS melo cause...

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good teams have more than 1 good perimiter defenders

But now you need your best perimeter defender on Melo instead of letting a scrub guard Bill Walker and throw the best you got at Lin. That was the point of this thread...
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But now you need your best perimeter defender on Melo instead of letting a scrub guard Bill Walker and throw the best you got at Lin. That was the point of this thread...
fubu05 gets the point.
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Old 02-16-2012, 08:53 PM   #7
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Default Re: lin NEEDS melo cause...

what kind of guy was going to guard both melo and lin?

any guy that gets put on melo (presumably a pretty bug strong wing) isnt going to be quick enough to guard lin anyway.
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Old 02-17-2012, 05:08 AM   #8
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what kind of guy was going to guard both melo and lin?

any guy that gets put on melo (presumably a pretty bug strong wing) isnt going to be quick enough to guard lin anyway.
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heck, even the kings switched salmons on lin.
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Old 02-17-2012, 06:31 AM   #9
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Default Re: lin NEEDS melo cause...

There are a million reasons why Melo's return will be good for Lin. Its a shame that the media and some stupid fans are trying so hard to rip the situation apart.
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Old 02-17-2012, 06:46 AM   #10
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Default Re: lin NEEDS melo cause...

yeah the media overblew the whole thing. Melo doesnt do iso ball as often as lebron or kobe

but i definitely see Lin's offence limited by both Amare and Melo

come on, look at Bosh. let's be realistic
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Old 02-17-2012, 06:49 AM   #11
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come on, look at Bosh. let's be realistic
Completely different situation. Lin's game should grow and expand with Melo and Stat. They just give me more options.
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Old 02-17-2012, 07:13 AM   #12
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Default Re: lin NEEDS melo cause...

melo will go back to catch and shoots, which hes really good at
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Old 02-17-2012, 07:55 AM   #13
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Default Re: lin NEEDS melo cause...

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but i definitely see Lin's offence limited by both Amare and Melo


it depends on how you look at it.
we could also say that having amare and melo EXPANDS his offence.
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Default Re: lin NEEDS melo cause...

misinformed girl asks jeremy lin out
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Default Re: lin NEEDS melo cause...

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iggy
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heck, even the kings switched salmons on lin.

if i were the sixers i would rather have holiday guard lin, the heat - wade, the bulls - rose. in most games, it will have no impact.
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