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by e0y2e3 » Sat Jun 23, 2012 11:36 pm
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by OldDawg » Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:55 pm
by e0y2e3 » Sun Jun 24, 2012 11:20 pm
by leadpipe » Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:37 am
OldDawg wrote:LBJ certainly did play well in the nba finals. But there is something that GREATLY contributed to his ability to own the floor like he did and the Heat's winning a Ring. And this is lost to all the people who are busy crowning LBJ now.Chalmers, Battier and Miller combined to go 30 of 60 on 3-pt FGs for the 5-game series. That is sick. Those three guys combined to put down 6 threes a game at an insane percentage. If you can surround LBJ with guys who can knock down wide open 3 point FGs, then you can't defend them. Most people want to help out on LBJ when he drives, but literally every other time OKC did, they got burnt for a three. And how many of those 30 threes were back-breakers. Seemed like a ton. If those guys aren't burying threes like that, you can make LBJs life a lot more difficult.Heck, Norris Cole went 3 of 7 on threes for the series.
by OldDawg » Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:39 am
e0y2e3 wrote:LBJ got those guys the looks they made OD. All. Of. Them.
by OldDawg » Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:47 am
leadpipe wrote:And by the way, you can point to that game, but don't ignore the entirety of the season in which guys like Battier and Haslem were shooting career lows, and they somehow still got to game 5 with a 3-1 lead. They shoot their career averages, and Mike Miller ain't half dead all season, they are the number one seed overall by 6 games.
by leadpipe » Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:11 am
OldDawg wrote:leadpipe wrote:And by the way, you can point to that game, but don't ignore the entirety of the season in which guys like Battier and Haslem were shooting career lows, and they somehow still got to game 5 with a 3-1 lead. They shoot their career averages, and Mike Miller ain't half dead all season, they are the number one seed overall by 6 games.You are making my point. Those guys didn't shoot 50% from the 3 point line all season. Are you telling me that LBJ didn't get them great looks all season. I am sure he did. And they missed a bunch. But on the biggest of stages and all of sudden they shoot 50%?? And like you say, that is one reason why they weren't #1 seed. Those guys didn't shoot like that and folks could key on LBJ and Wade. We are saying the same thing, here.
by googleeph2 » Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:22 pm
by jb » Mon Jun 25, 2012 2:22 pm
OldDawg wrote:e0y2e3 wrote:LBJ got those guys the looks they made OD. All. Of. Them.Absolutely. No question about it. And they made them. If they aren't making them, the D is collapsing all over LBJ. That is my point. If those three guys choke on the big stage instead of making 30 of 60, then the series is a lot different.I can't tell you how many times I felt gratified when the Thunder appeared to have helped out well on LBJ and then the guy left open buries a three. Those are the back-breakers.LBJ got guys good looks as a Cav, and his cohorts never made 30 of 60 in a 5 game span... especially on that kind of stage. Boobie had a great game once... but over a series??
by jb » Mon Jun 25, 2012 2:53 pm
Peeker, enjoyed your comments on Lebron in the article.
googleeph2 wrote:I want to get over it now though- but 2 things still aggravate me. 1) the notion that James' decision was the right one, since he's won a title, and 2) the reason he won the title had more to do with him changing, vs. his roster changing.
by Madre Hill, Superstar » Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:11 pm
jb wrote:LeBron was then able to drive NOT SIT ON THE BLOCKS.
by jb » Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:19 pm
Madre Hill, Superstar wrote:jb wrote:LeBron was then able to drive NOT SIT ON THE BLOCKS.This is what happens when you get your sports takes from Skip Bayless. Don't let this happen to your kids.
by e0y2e3 » Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:21 pm
by jb » Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:27 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:LBJ has never, in his entire career, set up on the blocks and run the offense through it.You need to stop pretending like LeISO is anything like initiating the O from 10 feet out.mmmKay Mr. Bayless?
by FUDU » Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:30 pm
by CAVSTRIBEBROWNSin07! » Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:49 pm
by googleeph2 » Mon Jun 25, 2012 5:45 pm
the grown-up table wrote: Goo Gleeph - if you go up on your deck and drop an object and it fall, do you harbor resentment?
by Orenthal » Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:04 pm
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