Murray/Jones/Roberts - 33 minutes, actually not bad
Traore: 21 (hopefully stays out of foul trouble, and having a game under his built doesn't rush his offense like yesterday, but he has only one speed which is full steam ahead, as it should be)
Slater: 27 (due to 1st half foul trouble, maybe a blessing, and only took 7 shots - we really don't need Slater to shoot as much as he does in a lot of games)
all in all - team should have no limits tonight, and assuming they win, can deal with legs on Saturday
the main blessing was both Scott and Rotegaard got extended time and Scott adquitted himself well, and CDM used them for defense-offense subs. Scott was solid, to me Rotegaard is a huge wild-card - he puts the effort, can help block-out & board, I think to win this tourny need him to go off at least one of the nights and make an impact at some point, just a hunch, but he took a horrendous 3 last night, hopefully learned from that.
big question mark is will CDM try to press full-court entire game, which was due in part to Bake's reputation, I'm thinking not, but I did like starting full-court the defense starting. no doubt SB and others have been working on their break the press strategy having seen LB now a couple times and knowing it'll happen.
bottom line, we have better guards overall, and can we disrupt SB to offset Sow who is likely to get some easy ones inside. We can't lose guys fouling him every time, especially not Roberts or Traore. we may see Scott or Rotegaard even on Sow for a few minutes if Mansel isn't available.
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