Another disappointing loss for Team TOPH this past week. Hell, it was a pretty disappointing weekend for every team I was pulling for. If you include the NBA and the NFL, teams I wanted to win were a combined 0-6; Knicks, Broncos, Texans, Packers, Saint, Team TOPH. Talk about a bad weekend.
This week I really got killed by not having Eric Gordon. A lot of my players didn't have a full slate of games, so not having a shooting guard really hurt me. My team logged almost 200 fewer minutes than the Panthers. I'm not going to be able to win like that. If I don't win rebounds and assists, I'm going to lose due to guys like Jamal Crawford who continues to be a disappointment, shooting just .370 from the field and only scoring 49 points. Unfortunately, I can't drop him for someone better until Eric Gordon comes back. Monta Ellis has suddenly forgotten how to shoot as well, going 34/88 from the field and 19/25 from the line. Norris Cole was so bad that I cut him. I'm taking a 5-3 loss going into the Battle of the Blog, hoping for the trend of good week followed by a bad week to continue.
Weekly Transactions: Dropped Norris Cole, Added Evan Turner
Season: 10-13-1 (Fourth Place in Western Conference, Sixth Place in the League)
9.5 Games Back of First in Western Conference, 5.5 Games Back of a Playoff Spot