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phelpsalot
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Member since Aug 2011
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Jason Smith injury

Does anyone have any information as to how severe it is?

Injury source was garland G.

No link driving lol


wope
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Aug 2011
5108 posts

re: Jason Smith injury
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New Orleans Hornets forward Jason Smith has been ruled out of Tuesday night's exhibition home opener against the Charlotte Bobcats because of back soreness, Coach Monty Williams said following Tuesday morning's shoot-around at New Orleans Arena.

Smith took a hard fall on his back in Sunday's 85-80 exhibition win against the Orlando Magic in Mexico City.

Shooting guard Eric Gordon, who has missed training camp practices with a sore right knee, also will not play against the Bobcats.

"Jason landed on his back and he's a bit sore, so I decided to pull the plug on him," Williams said.


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NorthshoreTiger76
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re: Jason Smith injury
TANK IS BACK!!!


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tehchampion140
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Member since Sep 2010
17294 posts

re: Jason Smith injury
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New Orleans Hornets forward Jason Smith has been ruled out of Tuesday night's exhibition home opener against the Charlotte Bobcats because of back soreness

What a pussy. We should trade him as soon as we can. It was a mistake to keep him on the roster.


brmark70816
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Baton Rouge, La
Member since Feb 2011
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re: Jason Smith injury
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What a pussy. We should trade him as soon as we can. It was a mistake to keep him on the roster


I guess that is a poke at everybody begging for the team to get rid of Gordon.. I get it.. but you might want to wait for your guy to play more than a couple dozen games to get on your smug high horse..

All that being said, Smith played great again. I don't get why Lopez was handed the starting spot. Smith is a better player and should get a chance to show it..


tehchampion140
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re: Jason Smith injury
Yeah, I was very disappointed with Lopez. He made a few good defensive plays but he has to be one of the worst offensive centers in the league. I really hope he gets better as the season progresses but he looks awful.


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TigerinATL
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Feb 2005
37934 posts

re: Jason Smith injury
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I don't get why Lopez was handed the starting spot


I don't think he was, preseason with so many new players is for figuring out who will play well together. Jason Smith is a known quantity and is versatile enough to mesh with most of the players on the team. It may take a few preseason games for Monty to realize that Lopez should only start against the Lakers and Sixers.


brmark70816
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge, La
Member since Feb 2011
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re: Jason Smith injury
I thought I read that Monty had guaranteed Lopez the starting spot somewhere, but I'm glad to hear there might still be a competition. Honestly, I believe that Davis will be the Center sooner or later (with Anderson playing PF), but I love Smith's game and hustle. It's good that he might get rewarded for it.

Has anybody talked about how awful Anderson looked? Is there still a thought that he can play SF? I'm sure he will settle in, but I think it might be out of his comfort zone and not a natural fit..


Jester
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Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
17459 posts

re: Jason Smith injury
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I guess that is a poke at everybody begging for the team to get rid of Gordon.. I get it.. but you might want to wait for your guy to play more than a couple dozen games to get on your smug high horse..



Dude, we get it. Your mom loves EG more than she has ever loved you. Your jealousy and bitterness speak for themselves. Now back to your hole.


TigerinATL
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Feb 2005
37934 posts

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I thought I read that Monty had guaranteed Lopez the starting spot somewhere


I'd be shocked if Monty had guaranteed anyone a starting job. I have seen multiple TP articles where the writers keep calling him the starting center, but I'd be very surprised if he averages starters minutes this season.


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brmark70816
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge, La
Member since Feb 2011
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Dude, we get it. Your mom loves EG more than she has ever loved you. Your jealousy and bitterness speak for themselves. Now back to your hole


Wow, way to get super personal there. But no sir, I'm gonna stick around. I'm not bashing Gordon and haven't in a couple of months. I swear I'm giving him my full support.


Jester
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
17459 posts

re: Jason Smith injury
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I'm not bashing Gordon and haven't in a couple of months. I swear I'm giving him my full support.


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you might want to wait for your guy to play more than a couple dozen games to get on your smug high horse..


I get it. You aren't bashing Gordon. You're just building a case to support your bashing of Gordon. Totally different things.


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LosLobos111
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re: Jason Smith injury
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Has anybody talked about how awful Anderson looked? Is there still a thought that he can play SF? I'm sure he will settle in, but I think it might be out of his comfort zone and not a natural fit..



I wouldn't worry about it he will be fine


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