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Old 11-11-2012, 10:07 AM   #16
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Amare needs to come back soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Nah,Amare needs to take some time off. He needs to fully recover and then spend another week or two on a cruise or something. Life is short,he needs to enjoy in life as much as he can. Hopefully he'll get into another fight with fire extinguisher so we can void his contract.
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:09 AM   #17
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Nah,Amare needs to take some time off. He needs to fully recover and then spend another week or two on a cruise or something. Life is short,he needs to enjoy in life as much as he can. Hopefully he'll get into another fight with fire extinguisher so we can void his contract.

Yeah, we'll need him in February.

Hopefully he gets a great extended holiday vacation.
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:31 AM   #18
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I hope he sustains it. Before that A.I trade\suspension he was averaging like 30+ on 50% from the field if I remember correctly.

It'll be a shame if he retires without atleast one scoring title.
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:36 AM   #19
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I hope he sustains it. Before that A.I trade\suspension he was averaging like 30+ on 50% from the field if I remember correctly.

It'll be a shame if he retires without atleast one scoring title.
I agree.
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:00 AM   #20
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Melo is capable of winning it. Guy is a beast offensively, which everyone already knew. It was always his defense that was in question. Looks like he has stepped it up this year.

Hopefully, it equates to wins.... still don't think they can get past the Heat.. but anything is possible.
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:08 AM   #21
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The Melo for MVP hype will fade away. The guy isn't a winner.
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:16 AM   #22
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Default Re: Melo is the league's leading scorer

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He's 4th in PER.


Actually, looking at PER.....

Melo - 4th
Rasheed - 6th
J.R.Smith - 16th
Jason Kidd - 19th
Could be a difference between reporting sources.

I'm looking at Basketball-Reference.com's 2012-13 Leaders:

Player Efficiency Rating

1. Kyle Lowry - TOR - 31.7
2. LeBron James - MIA - 31.3
3. Jeff Teague - ATL - 30.1
4. Tim Duncan - SAS - 28.9
5. Chris Paul - LAC- 28.0
6. Chris Bosh - MIA - 27.7
7. Kobe Bryant - LAL - 26.9
8. Dwyane Wade - MIA - 26.0
9. Jamal Crawford - LAC - 25.6
10. Carmelo Anthony - NYK - 25.2
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:52 AM   #23
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Could be a difference between reporting sources.

I'm looking at Basketball-Reference.com's 2012-13 Leaders:

Player Efficiency Rating

1. Kyle Lowry - TOR - 31.7
2. LeBron James - MIA - 31.3
3. Jeff Teague - ATL - 30.1
4. Tim Duncan - SAS - 28.9
5. Chris Paul - LAC- 28.0
6. Chris Bosh - MIA - 27.7
7. Kobe Bryant - LAL - 26.9
8. Dwyane Wade - MIA - 26.0
9. Jamal Crawford - LAC - 25.6
10. Carmelo Anthony - NYK - 25.2

Got it from Hollinger's page:

http://insider.espn.go.com/nba/hollinger/statistics
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Old 11-11-2012, 12:00 PM   #24
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Melo is so ****ing overrated
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Old 11-11-2012, 12:02 PM   #25
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Default Re: Melo is the league's leading scorer

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Interesting. Both sources obviously have different ways of either compiling or calculating stats.

In any case, Melo is among the league leaders and that's what the thread's about.
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Old 11-11-2012, 12:04 PM   #26
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Default Re: Melo is the league's leading scorer

Right now Durant is the consensus winner...

To get a shot at the MVP, he needs: NYK to be a top 3 seed in the east while he is the best player in the team.

To Lock it, he needs to lead the league in scoring, while putting all around similar numbers to KD and the Knicks get the 1 seed in the east... if he get those you can call him MVP.
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Default Re: Melo is the league's leading scorer

I think Melo has a better shot at MVP than he does scoring title.

I think when Amare returns, Melo will look to score less and be more of a spacer on more possessions that will look to score off of ball rotations from the perimeter. I think he'll finish the season around 24-25ppg. Nothing over 26, and under 26 usually doesn't mean scoring title.

The only way I see him possibly winning the scoring title is if he becomes extremely efficient from 3pt range.
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:55 PM   #28
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Nah,Amare needs to take some time off. He needs to fully recover and then spend another week or two on a cruise or something. Life is short,he needs to enjoy in life as much as he can. Hopefully he'll get into another fight with fire extinguisher so we can void his contract.

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Melo is so ****ing overrated
So furious. He's playing well
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