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Re: NBA 2019 Playoffs Thread
« Reply #435 on: April 18, 2019, 02:16:58 AM »

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Not fair to Utah. Houston are just a match made in hell for them. Any other team barring Golden State, they could beat.
it's completely fair. Jazz are overrated trash.

Re: NBA 2019 Playoffs Thread
« Reply #436 on: April 18, 2019, 03:03:26 AM »

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Not fair to Utah. Houston are just a match made in hell for them. Any other team barring Golden State, they could beat.
it's completely fair. Jazz are overrated trash.
What's your beef with them?

Re: NBA 2019 Playoffs Thread
« Reply #437 on: April 18, 2019, 05:53:56 AM »

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pistons just cannon fodder for bucks

Re: NBA 2019 Playoffs Thread
« Reply #438 on: April 18, 2019, 06:15:48 AM »

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Pistons putting a solid fight tonight, but man without Griffin the rest of this series, MIL literally can just roll to the 2nd round with a sweep. Maybe there's one close game at Detroit, but I think MIL wins that and that's it.

Is Griffin out the rest of the series?  I thought he was day to day.  I hope he comes back, and they can steal 1 game at least.

Re: NBA 2019 Playoffs Thread
« Reply #439 on: April 18, 2019, 06:20:57 AM »

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Let the bucks sweep the pistons.

I dont care.


Let them get that playoff confidence sky high and then have to go up against the royce gracie of the nba and have that momentum crushed.
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Re: NBA 2019 Playoffs Thread
« Reply #440 on: April 18, 2019, 06:36:37 AM »

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Not fair to Utah. Houston are just a match made in hell for them. Any other team barring Golden State, they could beat.

I agree with you on this.  I wouldn't favor them in a match-up against Denver but I think they could push them hard. 

Two things the Jazz are desperately missing:

1. A P&R ball handler who can score and distribute.  Rubio is a nice player but the defense can sag off of him with no consequence.  This is a recipe for disaster against a team like Houston.  An inability to score means that your defense can't get set.
2. An elite 3&D wing player.  Utah makes the most of their team defense.  Unfortunately, you need a bit more than that when you play against James Harden and the Rockets.



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Re: NBA 2019 Playoffs Thread
« Reply #441 on: April 18, 2019, 05:48:02 PM »

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hopefully the Nets protect home court tonight I really want the Philly Nets series to go 7 it would be so good to see the Celtics beat the Pacers in 5 while Philly goes to 7 with the Nets!!!

Re: NBA 2019 Playoffs Thread
« Reply #442 on: April 18, 2019, 06:53:25 PM »

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LOLOLOLOLOL NETS FANS ARE RUTHLESS  :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:



Update: Didn't realize this was also posted on the Sheriden thread lol, my bad.
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Re: NBA 2019 Playoffs Thread
« Reply #443 on: April 18, 2019, 06:58:14 PM »

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hopefully the Nets protect home court tonight I really want the Philly Nets series to go 7 it would be so good to see the Celtics beat the Pacers in 5 while Philly goes to 7 with the Nets!!!
Yup, seeing Toronto and Philly both go 7 would be awesome for Celtic fans.

Re: NBA 2019 Playoffs Thread
« Reply #444 on: April 18, 2019, 07:12:23 PM »

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hopefully the Nets protect home court tonight I really want the Philly Nets series to go 7 it would be so good to see the Celtics beat the Pacers in 5 while Philly goes to 7 with the Nets!!!
Yup, seeing Toronto and Philly both go 7 would be awesome for Celtic fans.

I personally think TOR will win the rest of the games in the Magic series. Would love to be wrong but Kawhi's a beast and I'd be stunned if Lowry had another scoreless game (lol).

But the Sixers-Nets series I expect will go 7 games. I originally thought PHI in 6, but now I feel if the Nets take 1 of the next two, it could actually go 7 games. If Sixers win both the road games, then PHI probably wins in 5. I predict BKN wins tonight but loses Game 4, and basically the home teams win the next two games setting up a Game 7 clash. There already seems to be a lot of bad blood brewing between the two sides (Embiid's elbow, Dudley's comments about Simmons, etc.)
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Re: NBA 2019 Playoffs Thread
« Reply #445 on: April 18, 2019, 07:29:13 PM »

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Embiid favoring that knee could end up being another Cousins situation. Sixers gotta think about shutting him down eventually. They aren't winning anything this year.

Re: NBA 2019 Playoffs Thread
« Reply #446 on: April 18, 2019, 07:55:14 PM »

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Embiid is out tonight. It would be great if the Nets can win this game.

Re: NBA 2019 Playoffs Thread
« Reply #447 on: April 18, 2019, 07:56:44 PM »

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hopefully the Nets protect home court tonight I really want the Philly Nets series to go 7 it would be so good to see the Celtics beat the Pacers in 5 while Philly goes to 7 with the Nets!!!
Yup, seeing Toronto and Philly both go 7 would be awesome for Celtic fans.

I personally think TOR will win the rest of the games in the Magic series. Would love to be wrong but Kawhi's a beast and I'd be stunned if Lowry had another scoreless game (lol).

But the Sixers-Nets series I expect will go 7 games. I originally thought PHI in 6, but now I feel if the Nets take 1 of the next two, it could actually go 7 games. If Sixers win both the road games, then PHI probably wins in 5. I predict BKN wins tonight but loses Game 4, and basically the home teams win the next two games setting up a Game 7 clash. There already seems to be a lot of bad blood brewing between the two sides (Embiid's elbow, Dudley's comments about Simmons, etc.)

I can't believe how quickly I have become a Nets fan.  lol...I would love it if they took the 76'ers to 7 games.  I don't even care if they win or not, just extend that series.  We need to give Smart more time to get better.

Re: NBA 2019 Playoffs Thread
« Reply #448 on: April 18, 2019, 08:10:14 PM »

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If Embiid left knee is bad Sixers won’t get past Brooklyn.

Re: NBA 2019 Playoffs Thread
« Reply #449 on: April 18, 2019, 08:10:49 PM »

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Greg Monroe starts. Lol

 

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