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Better shot at making finals, BKN or LAL?
« on: April 21, 2021, 01:34:30 PM »

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I think AD and LeBron are just going to steam roll through the west when they come back.

At some point it has to matter that the trio of harden/Westbrook/Durant have only played 6 games together...Iím also keeping an eye out for a potential first round match up with Miami for them..I think thatíd be a really tough out..seeing that team lose in the first round would be one of the funniest things thatís ever happened.
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« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2021, 02:19:44 PM »

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I think AD and LeBron are just going to steam roll through the west when they come back.

At some point it has to matter that the trio of harden/Westbrook/Durant have only played 6 games together...Iím also keeping an eye out for a potential first round match up with Miami for them..I think thatíd be a really tough out..seeing that team lose in the first round would be one of the funniest things thatís ever happened.

Slight mistake, these three haven't played together since the 2011-12 season with the Thunder.
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« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2021, 02:23:16 PM »

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As awful as this sounds, It's fun to see that Nets team fall apart. If they lose in the first round to the Knicks or something, I'll believe karma actually does exist lol.
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« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2021, 02:26:33 PM »

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I think AD and LeBron are just going to steam roll through the west when they come back.

At some point it has to matter that the trio of harden/Westbrook/Durant have only played 6 games together...Iím also keeping an eye out for a potential first round match up with Miami for them..I think thatíd be a really tough out..seeing that team lose in the first round would be one of the funniest things thatís ever happened.

Slight mistake, these three haven't played together since the 2011-12 season with the Thunder.

Oops my bad. And my apologies to Westbrook for mixing him up with that lousy prima donna.
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As awful as this sounds, It's fun to see that Nets team fall apart. If they lose in the first round to the Knicks or something, I'll believe karma actually does exist lol.
doesn't sound awful at all.  I always hope that these player-engineered superfriend collaborations explode in their faces. 

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Rather see the Nets win than the Fakers.  But truth be told I only want to see us win the title and dislike all the other teams.

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« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2021, 04:41:43 PM »

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Sadly I don't think any team in the West or East are stopping a fully healthy Lakers team

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« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2021, 04:46:04 PM »

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i cant call this without knowing enough about the health of lebron and harden.

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Sadly I don't think any team in the West or East are stopping a fully healthy Lakers team

I think The Celtics match up well with the Lakers if fully healthy.

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At this point LA are really facing an uphill battle. No home-court advantage and their two superstars will take a while to get back into in-game shape. They've got two MVP-calibre players, which will certainly offset a lot of that, but it'll be tricky.

While on the other hand Brooklyn is in the #2 seed and could easily get to the #1 seed, even with Harden missing a chunk of games.
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« Reply #10 on: April 21, 2021, 06:31:54 PM »

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If healthy, I'd put both of their odds at 100%

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« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2021, 07:52:15 PM »

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I think the basketball gods are watchin...

No way they reward the Fakers to win again with both Lecry and the Brow resting majority of the season.

The Jazz i think now has all the elements to dethrone the Fakers...their team work and shooting is just phenomenal.

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If healthy, Lakers.

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« Reply #13 on: April 21, 2021, 10:21:20 PM »

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is it possible the clips are trying to rest and get the 4th seed to take on the fakers early on?

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« Reply #14 on: April 21, 2021, 10:26:04 PM »

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Sadly I don't think any team in the West or East are stopping a fully healthy Lakers team

I think The Celtics match up well with the Lakers if fully healthy.

Fully healthy Celtics vs fully healthy Lakers the C's have a better shot than any team in the East tbh.

But just by playoff experience alone, LeBron dismantles the C's there, physically and mentally. Notice how in all our Celtics-Lakers matchup post-Kobe era, the Lakers barely beat the C's whether at the Garden or at Staples. But the Celtics, when they win, they steamroll them. I just hate how we could've swept them a couple of times in the Tatum/Brown era.