Frazier opens with a thud

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  1. AlBGator1947
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    Tough start today for Michael Frazier as he scored only 2 points on 1 for 8 shooting with 5 rebounds and 1 assist in 18 minutes in a 88-29 win over the Ivory Coast.
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    5 boards, bad day shooting....but it appears he didn't let it affect his defense. He's a natural shooter, and the shots will fall.
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    Five rebounds in eighteen minutes doesn't sound like a thud to me, especially in 60-point victory. Like taxman said, the kid can shoot.
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    Jitters! And who could blame him. 12 months ago he was a relatively unknown recruit (nationally). Now he's in Europe playing for team USA. His stroke is pure and effortless. It will come back to him once he settles in.
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    Gonna pile on here. The kid can shoot. It will drop soon enough.
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    Shows that he can influence the game when his shot isn't falling with all those rebounds. It just shows that he is getting the big picture on how to play.
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    Yep, his stat sheet is half full.
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    I'll take defense that never fails versus offense that might fail.
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    Frazier scorched the nets all season, up until the last few weeks, and then his shooting fell way off. Hope that's not something to be concerned about.
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    If by "fell way off" you mean during four games in the NCAAs, I don't know that would concern you. It was four games. 2-8. He was even sick the week in between. But he was 50% in the SEC tournament and over 53% in league play, and we have heard nothing from reports about the national team other than how good he is shooting.
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    That Cote D'Ivoire team played some serious D on him.
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    Game 2: USA beats China 113-57. In 20 minutes Michael Frazier scored 15 pts on 5 for 13 shooting (4 of 11 from 3) No rebounds or assists.
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    Coach has Frazier on "green light" status and isn't about to take him off.
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    Game 3: US over Russia 115-47 with Frazier going 5-12 for 12 pts. I believe from the quarterfinals on the games will be available on livebasketball.tv per the prague2013.fiba.com site.
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    Game 4: US over Brazil 91-66, Frazier had 5pts going 2-12, next up is Australia on Tuesday.
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    What time is the Aussie game back here in the states?
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    It was probably just that he was so good earlier that a mediocre stretch seemed like a big dropoff. Exaggerated it in my mind.

    It's good to hear that he's working hard on his defense and other aspects. Those are the things that will push him into a starting role for the Gators. I also hope he's working on a Brad Beal slash this off-season. The guy would be devastating if he could pick that up.
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    Thread title went thud, IMO.
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    Game 5: US 94 Aus 51, Mike had 5 going 2-5. The next game is vs undefeated Serbia tomorrow at 2:15 EDT.
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    How and when can I see that game?

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