NBA 2012-2013 Discussion, keep it classy

Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by Say Chi Sin Lo, Oct 30, 2012.

  1. LeeD

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    Didja see Shaq vs Barkley shoot the 3's?
    Shaq made his FIRST shot! Would never happen again in centuries.
     
  2. Disgruntled Worker

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    David West vs. Carmelo Anthony? That's LOL-worthy.
     
  3. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Grizzlies could have easily been up 2-0, but stealing home court ain't bad.

    Also, earlier when Westbrook first got hurt, I said that Kevin Durant and OKC would excel if they used him as a point forward. I'm beginning to think I'm wrong.

    Grizzlies have defenders to stay in front of him, or they can just load up on him if he does bring the ball up the court. Also, he doesn't have the shear size and strength like a LeBron James to just bulldoze over guys in a half court set. It didn't matter against the Rockets, because they were just trying to out-shoot one another, but not against to the defensive-minded Grizzlies.

    Not that I'm endorsing Russell Westbrook as the point guard that OKC needs especially when they have a player like Kevin Durant, but they need a point guard bad.
     
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    Durant becuase of his lack of size/strength has strouble getting himself open when he doesnt have the ball. Having Westbrook there to create his own shot in those situations would have helped. Instead he has to expend so much effort sometimes just to get open enough to recieve a pass he is not being as efficient of a scorer as he woudl like.

    I though the reason they won last year against SA was because Harden stepped up. Thats why I thought Memphis had achance this year with no Harden. When Westbrook went down Memphis became the faves.
     
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    I looked that word up in the dictionary...30-2 came up as one of the synonyms.:):twisted:
     
  6. tennismonkey

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    2nd round has been great. doesn't look like a blowout in any of these series.
     
  7. souledge

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    lol @ anyone who thinks the Pacers have a chance.
     
  8. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    How did they steal home court then?
     
  9. Andyroddickfan

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    lol @ anyone who thinks the pacers don't have a chance.
     
  10. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Andersen is really lucky he isn't ejected on that shoulder block and made zero play on the ball. And then trying to start **** on the other end after that LeBron James foul.
     
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  11. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Let me guess, are you going to lol @ anyone who thinks the Bulls have a chance too? Just because the other team has a superstar or two?
     
  12. Andyroddickfan

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    Anyone watch the heat game? Bron guard Nate? Back to reality for bulls and heat should win next 3?
     
  13. Disgruntled Worker

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    The Pacers are still bigger and stronger than New York. This series is just starting.
     
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    Warriors just going full speed at the Spurs. So much for the Spurs defense.....
     
  15. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Not basketball related, but Miami Heat and OKC need to look at how the players from Memphis Grizzlies are dressing in those post-game interviews. Some of the stuff they're wearing are just flagrant, haha.

    Ok, back to basketball. Warriors' got youth and pure speed and then some compared to the older Spurs.

    Also, Warriors are just shooting some ridiculous jumpers, and there's really no defense against good shooting. However, when and if Warriors stop shooting lights out, the Spurs will take the Warriors apart.
     
  16. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Awww they took out the "whip" on the TNT set!

    What the hell man?! Hahaha.
     
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    Have to disagree...Warriors are winning (vs Nuggets AND Spurs) with a blend of "tenacious D" and lights-out shooting. Thompson, in addition to his breakout offensive production last night, has been mentored by Mark Jackson, a guy any PG in his era did not want to face up to. Also, their bigs are doing stalwart work on the defensive side. This series is going very deep, if not all the way.
     
  18. Power Player

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    Yes, the warriors look like the better team in all honesty. They should have won game 1 and even ginobli admitted that.

    I am on board the train. Makes me want to draft Ben Mac now..lol.
     
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    i'd like to see golden state / miami finals. figure the two teams with the most athletes.

    would also like to see memphis / miami finals. if only because they are probably the only team remaining that can push miami to 6 or 7 games.
     
  20. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    That's true, I like Harrison Barnes too, he's so versatile and he's just a rookie.
     
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    Glad GS didn't choke last night. They can win this series.
     
  22. Disgruntled Worker

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    I'm predicting two consecutive victories for Chicago followed by two consecutive wins by Miami with the Heat taking it all in 7.

    And as much as I love the Spurs, the Warriors won't be stopped if Klay Thompson goes berserk again.
     
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    I love the Bull's intensity. If the referee allow the players to play physical, the Bull has a better chance of beating the more talented Heat.
     
  24. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Whoa whoa whoa... this series is getting out of hand.
     
  25. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    And wolfman can shoot!
     
  26. Disgruntled Worker

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    Nazr Mohammed was thrown out. That's 2.5 points and 0.3 rebounds they'll never get back.
     
  27. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Although his stats may be insignificant, but he's still a big body that takes up space in the lane.

    And it's not like the Bulls have bodies to spare...
     
  28. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Haha, so the wolfman can shoot the lights out, but he can't dunk. :)
     
  29. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Man, the refs REALLY want the Heat to win this game...
     
  30. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Also, what more can you say about Jimmy Butler? Comes out of nowhere, does an EXCELLENT job on guarding the best player in the game right now, and then plays 48mins over and over again.
     
  31. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Whoa, Roy Hibbert is Dream Shaking people left and right! Very nice!
     
  32. Disgruntled Worker

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    Georgetown. You think THEY haven't produced a few good centers! Alonzo, Patrick, Dikembe. Another reason why bigs need to stay in school. It helps the college game by providing greater parity and it improves the NBA by refining the games of young players and front-court players in particular.
     
  33. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    I hate to play the referees game, but the Warriors are getting a lot of no-calls in this Game 4.

    Good coaching by Mark Jackson for not letting it get into the heads of his team.
     
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  34. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Bogut's butter fingers trouble me as a Warriors fan.
     
  35. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Harrison Barnes can post people up? Play multiple positions, guard multiple positions, had a mid-range, crashes the glass, and defend like nobody's business, and he's a rookie?! :shock:

    Warriors have a horrible track record of letting talents go after drafting them, KEEP THIS ONE!
     
  36. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    This Spurs/Warriors series is shaping up for an epic finish.
     
  37. stringertom

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    There's a certain ailing ankle that will have much to say about who wins. The kid's a gamer so I won't be surprised if GSW takes it!
     
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    With the survivor of Wilson Chandler's Komodo dragon bite infection, David Lee, out with a hip flexor injury, and the ankle injuries to Bogut and Curry, it is pretty amazing how well the Warriors are doing.
     
  39. Disgruntled Worker

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    Say "goodbye" New York Knicks!
     
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    May give life to the Cavaliers and Pistons. Build a team with great draft picks and reap the rewards.
     
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    GSW looks terrible when all those jumpres dont fall. Kinda like the Knicks.
     
  42. Ronaldo

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    Live by the jumper, then die with those tired legs. GS looks turrible.
     
  43. tennismonkey

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    check this out. phil's 13 rings. 11 as coach. 2 as a player.

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  44. Fifth Set

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    Yup, GS won 47 games in the regular season. Not really an elite team kind of season.

    They are fighting above their weight class in the playoffs, which you have to respect, but beating the Spurs is a tall order.
     
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    Wonder if this guy comes back to eat crow.

    Pacers are the better team and this is no surprise. Could they blow the 3-1 lead? Sure, it's possible, but this team is stout. They play real team basketball and that is why anyone who follows the NBA is not stunned by this series.

    The Heat are going to be staring at a 6-7 game series. Paul George is a complete stud.
     
  46. Power Player

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    GSW is so young that they are on the right track. The main issue is they need another season with good health to gel.

    It also is tough to live and die by the jumper, but if your team is built a little more balanced than it's not a problem. If they can pound it inside more their shooters will not have to take such tough shots.
     
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    I will be surprised if Carmelo Anthoney ever leads an NBA team far in the playoffs.

    George is a stud and keeps getting better. Just think the Pacers are doing all this without arguably their best player Granger almost this entire season.
     
  48. souledge

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    If they beat my Knicks, then they are the better team. Knicks aren't dead yet. Pacers seem to be the better team now.
     
  49. Power Player

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    At least you came back and you arent loling now.

    I think the knicks pull off the win next game to survive, but the pacers are the real deal. East coast Spurs.
     
  50. soyizgood

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    Randolph choking at the stripe. Has missed 3 of his last 4. OKC got the ball with 10.9 sec down 2 points.
     

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