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  • 903 Hail Providence Feb 5, 2014
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    http://espn.go.com/blog/los-angeles/lakers/post/_/id/38776/dantoni-breaks-down-point-guard-rotationD'Antoni chose to give Farmar an extra day's rest and then start him against the Cavs.

    "Farmar deserves the play," D'Antoni explained, simply.

    That leaves Marshall, who averaged 11.9 points and 11.5 assists while shooting 44.1 percent from 3 in 15 games as a starter, coming off the bench.

    "Kendall needs to right now find his rhythm as a backup to Farmar, and he will," D'Antoni said before the Cavs game. "He’ll get plenty of room. But we just decided to go the other way."

    Marshall had just five points, three rebounds and three assists in 21 minutes against Minnesota.

    "He should be used to it," D'Antoni said of Marshall playing a reserve role. "Everybody in the league is like that. You got to get a niche. That’s what he did in Phoenix, so that’s what he has to do. It’s a little bit of an adjustment, but there’s no way he’s going to play 38 minutes on every team and be able to just have the ball all the time -- not yet. He’ll have to compete."

  • sheisacoward Feb 6, 2014
    Towel Boy

    12 points, 7 assists, 1 steal and 25 minutes.

    not quite "pound sand" numbers, little boy.

  • 903 Hail Providence Feb 6, 2014
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  • ClassyChapel Feb 6, 2014
    Towel Boy

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    Did D'Antoni have any words of encouragement for Nolan Smiff or Jon Scheyer?

    Oh wait.....

  • 903 Hail Providence Feb 6, 2014
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    He did....

    Congratulations on winning a National Championship....unlike Kendall...

  • heelraiser1 Feb 6, 2014
    Towel Boy

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    Now that is going to leave a mark.

  • Carolina Moms Love Wolfpocalypse Feb 6, 2014
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    Well, he didn't tell them to pound sand. I would rather not be mentioned than to have a coach tell me I'm terrible. That's just me...

  • kato_karma3.4 Feb 6, 2014
    Towel Boy

    lol...

    Butter then proceeds to pound Kyrie.

  • heelraiser1 Feb 6, 2014
    Towel Boy

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    Link or video. Something like would have definitely been filmed.

  • modukev5saysbyebye Feb 6, 2014
    Bench Warmer

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    That's not a pounding.
    This is a pounding
    Form Image

  • kato_karma3.4 Feb 7, 2014
    Towel Boy

    Poundings...

    Kyrie and the (former) Cavs GM should be used to it.

  • kato_karma3.4 Feb 9, 2014
    Towel Boy

    In today's Laker loss to Bulls -- KButter notches 13 points & 11 assists in 37 minutes.

  • ClassyChapel Feb 9, 2014
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    Too bad Ryan "Bucky" Kelly didn't care enough to show up for this game.....Lakers might have had a chance to win if he'd played evenremotely interested.

    0 points (0-5 FG) and 2 rebounds in 16 minutes as a starter before he got yanked. smh.

  • heelraiser1 Feb 9, 2014
    Towel Boy

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    Look at this obsessed one, worrying about a Duke player.

  • dooksucks01 Feb 10, 2014
    Towel Boy

    KM also almost double the assists of the two starting guards combined.

  • ClassyChapel Feb 10, 2014
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    The Assist has always been highly prized at The Flagship. Dean taught that, and Roy has made sure that tradition lives on.

    (At dook, not so much.)

  • 903 Hail Providence Feb 10, 2014
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    NCAA Division I men's basketball career assists leaders

    1. Bobby Hurley 1,076
    2. Chris Corchiani 1,038

  • Tizu Feb 10, 2014
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    Really?

    http://www.ncaa.com/stats/basketball-men/d1/current/individual/140Tell me which CURRENT UNC player is on that list...then tell me which CURRENT Duke player is on that list.

    Here, let me help you:

    Rank: 44, Quinn Cook - Assists: 122 APG: 5.3

    No UNC player ranks in the top 50 in the nation for assists this year. Nice Try.

    Now, remind me who puts emphasis on assists, again? Dean? Roy? Coach K?

    =O)

  • WolfPackFanInDaHouse Feb 10, 2014
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    #VivaLaFactSlap

    :)

  • kato_karma3.4 Feb 10, 2014
    Towel Boy

    ACC single-season assist record...KButter of UNC: 311

    next...Noodles Neal of GaTech: 303

    (note: KButter's 2 season assist totals greater than Hurley's or Corchiani's best 2 season assist totals)

  • 903 Hail Providence Feb 10, 2014
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    ACC single-season wins record

    Mike Krzyzewski 37 1998-99 Duke
    Mike Krzyzewski 37 1985-86 Duke

  • WolfPackFanInDaHouse Feb 10, 2014
    Towel Boy

    Note- NCAA Division I men's basketball career assists leaders

    1. Bobby Hurley 1,076

    2. Chris Corchiani 1,038

    It's fairly documented.

    :)

  • 4tarheels Feb 10, 2014
    Sports Legend

    http://www.sports-reference.com/cbb/leaders/ast-per-g-player-career.htmlWow, not too bad for UNC. 3 in the top 11 for last 16 years.

    Jay Williams checks in at #28 during that time frame. Bobby Hurley averaged 7.68 per game, not too shabby. Just behind Kendall Marshall at 7.96 per game.

    Props to Corchiani who finished at 8.37 per game.

  • kato_karma3.4 Feb 10, 2014
    Towel Boy

    Per 'theacc.com', UNC is currently 2nd in the conference in assists-per-game behind Pitt.

  • KT donated a coloring book to ke Feb 10, 2014
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    Tizu bringing the ruckus.

    That should shut the boy up for a few minutes.

  • 903 Hail Providence Feb 10, 2014
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    Jay Williams checks in at #28 during that time frame. Bobby Hurley averaged 7.68 per game, not too shabby. Just behind Kendall Marshall at 7.96 per game.Jason Williams' 1 National Championship and Bobby Hurley's 2 National Championships say 'Hi butt-er'...

  • God is a Tar Heel Feb 10, 2014
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    and Kendall also drives a lot better than those two. LMAO!

  • 903 Hail Providence Feb 10, 2014
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    You can have the better driver. I'll take the two that won 3 National Championships for Duke...

  • KT donated a coloring book to ke Feb 10, 2014
    Towel Boy

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    But I thought PJ was the best driver.

  • 4tarheels Feb 10, 2014
    Sports Legend

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    Quickly divert to different topic when faced with data. I believe the discussion was on assists and UNC placing an emphasis on assists. I figured the data would quiet that chatter against UNC...

  • heelraiser1 Feb 10, 2014
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    So are you saying that Duke and K do not emphasize assists.

  • 903 Hail Providence Feb 10, 2014
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    My point is about assists....What good are Kendall Marshall's assists, in the context of college basketball, if they didn't lead to 1 National Championship? (or 2 in the case of Bobby Hurley)...

  • BogeyBoy Feb 10, 2014
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    Probably important to note that Williams wasn't a full time point guard. He played the position his freshman year but the next two years Duhon was playing 30 mpg at the point.

  • Mary is a liar Feb 14, 2014
    Towel Boy

    Kendall Marshall played 44 min., 14 points, 17 assists, 7rebounds and 1 steal.
    Ryan the Beaver Kelly 7 pts., 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 1block.

  • dooksucks01 Feb 14, 2014
    Towel Boy

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    Kelly is back on the bench.

    :-)

  • dooksucks01 Feb 20, 2014
    Towel Boy

    Steve Blake traded, Marshall has 20 points, 16 Asst. and 3 steals.

    Poor 903.

  • ClassyChapel Feb 20, 2014
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    All KButter does is rack up dub-dubs.

    All 903 does is pile up the tears, and moist Kleenex.

  • The truth about MERCER! Feb 20, 2014
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    In the same context, what good are JJ Redd*cks points (in the context of college basketball) if he didn't win a national championship?

  • 903 Born To Be Hateddddddddddddd Jul 18, 2014
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    bump

  • larrypawnsABCfansagain Jul 18, 2014
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    Are you really ignorant enough to think he is out of the league? Lol!!!

  • 903 Born To Be Hateddddddddddddd Jul 18, 2014
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    At this particular moment... That would 100% a yes... Just ask Jeremy Lin, Carlos boozer and Ryan Kelly... Ya know, people that are actually in the nba...

  • HeelFanF0rLife Jul 18, 2014
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    Awesome! Resurrecting threads that are over a year old.

    Only thing missing is the "i'm in Hawaii, that is why i am posting at 2 in the morning".

    Poor Duke troll.

  • larrypawnsABCfansagain Jul 18, 2014
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    Poor 902.5. It's a shame someone as bitter as him tries to take the fun out of sports for the rest of us. Social media has given punks like him so called power behind the keyboard. Typical young Duke troll.

  • HeelFanF0rLife Jul 18, 2014
    Towel Boy

    I have to agree. One new thread, 4 resurrected threads, one going back over a year.

    Absolutely stunning.

  • KTS BAAAAAACCCCCCCKKKKK Jul 19, 2014
    Towel Boy

    Wow. This thread is proof that kerliner fans hate facts. They completely ignore what 903 posted and just start throwing insults. That third grade reading level requirement is making more and more sense.

  • TwoOuttaThreeUNC Jul 19, 2014
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    Kendall Marshall's re-surgence in Da League last year apparently caused 903 quite the upset tummy.

    I thought "Kendall Marshall cannot hurt you anymore, dookies"....but apparently I was wrong.

    He continues to hurt them bad. Real bad. Ohboy.

  • HeelFanF0rLife Jul 19, 2014
    Towel Boy

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    I would have to agree. 4 resurrected threads, plus one new one, is very interesting.

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