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RonBurgundy
LSU Fan
Whale's Vagina(San Diego)
Member since Oct 2005
11309 posts

Has the injury cost Davis the ROY?

ROY is typically rewarded for the most productive rookie of the year, not always the best rookie by the end of the year. With Lillard off to a good start, assuming he stays healthy, has pretty good head start that Davis might not be able to catch up to at this point.

-FTR, I think the best rookies in this class by the end of the year are Davis, MKG and Drummond, but Lillard wins it.

What says HT?


hombreman9
New Orleans Saints Fan
USA
Member since Feb 2009
785 posts
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re: Has the injury cost Davis the ROY?
Still very early... I predict rivers comes on strong


tehchampion140
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Bow to the Brow
Member since Sep 2010
17294 posts

re: Has the injury cost Davis the ROY?
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I predict rivers comes on strong

For ROY? Not a chance.

It's either Davis' or Lillard's to lose. Lillard has the flashy numbers but Davis' efficiency is through the roof. I don't see how he doesn't get it if he can get healthy and continue at that level of play.


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corndeaux
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Sep 2009
6499 posts

re: Has the injury cost Davis the ROY?
Give it time.

Lillard has been great but I think he cools off.

Davis's per game numbers are skewed because he got hurt early in one game. PER 36, he's 20 and 10. If he comes back with a healthy Gordon to share the load, things can change.


Fearthehat0307
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Dec 2007
58937 posts

re: Has the injury cost Davis the ROY?
if rivers doesnt get it the award is a sham


VOR
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Lap of Luxury
Member since Apr 2009
45665 posts

re: Has the injury cost Davis the ROY?
Did the Hornets play tonight?





































Has anyone seen my cap?


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corndeaux
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Sep 2009
6499 posts

re: Has the injury cost Davis the ROY?
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if rivers doesnt get it the award is a sham


Will be the first player ever to win ROY and 3pt contest ASW same season


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danman6336
Duke Fan
Member since Jan 2005
18284 posts

re: Has the injury cost Davis the ROY?
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I predict rivers comes on strong
Definitely.

MVP probably isn't out of the question either.


realtalk
Miami (FL) Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Feb 2011
2061 posts

re: Has the injury cost Davis the ROY?
quote:

I predict rivers cums on charlie strong


I'm not sure what would lead you to such a prediction. I think he'll improve for sure but not ROY material


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eyeran
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
New Orleans
Member since Dec 2007
18073 posts

re: Has the injury cost Davis the ROY?
The interwebs REALLY loves Lillard right now.

Go to the hoopshype media twitter page on a night Lillard is playing, its crazy. Writers lose their minds over everything the guy does.

I think Davis is a distant 2nd in those guys' eyes right now because of the injury.

Drummond has also been really productive when he plays. He's just getting scrub minutes for some reason though.


TigerinATL
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Feb 2005
37934 posts

re: Has the injury cost Davis the ROY?
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Writers lose their minds over everything the guy does.


It's just like Darren Collision. People see a very productive rookie on a bad team and assume he'll keep getting better because he's a rookie and rookies always get better. But the only reason he's good for a rookie is because he got so much experience in college, so he's not really a rookie and he probably won't get much better than he is now. Not that that's bad, but 5 years from now he won't be one of the top 2 players from this class.
This post was edited on 11/26 at 8:02 am


brmark70816
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge, La
Member since Feb 2011
2442 posts

re: Has the injury cost Davis the ROY?
I think people are sleeping on MKG. He's not putting up staggering numbers, but that team is so much better than last year and he has been solid. If Davis's injury gets worse and Lillard hits the wall, MKG is going to be right there. Barnes has been lighting it up too..


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corndeaux
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Sep 2009
6499 posts

re: Has the injury cost Davis the ROY?
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The interwebs REALLY loves Lillard right now.

Go to the hoopshype media twitter page on a night Lillard is playing, its crazy. Writers lose their minds over everything the guy does.


Many of the NBA bloggerati are PDX fans. They always go nuts over anything and everything Portland does.


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Boomshockalocka
Rutgers Fan
Clutch City
Member since Feb 2004
20655 posts

re: Has the injury cost Davis the ROY?
Disagree. Lilliard is legit.


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