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Unread postby British_Pharaoh » Thu Apr 29, 2010 2:54 pm

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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

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first off, brit, thank you. i always relish a moment to see her boobs.

the spurs. the freaking spurs. can they really be making another title run? maybe a little ahead of myself but does anyone see the suns beating them? after the way they just disposed of the mavs?
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby StewieG » Fri Apr 30, 2010 5:52 pm

Spurs are a terrible matchup for Suns.

I don't see this series lasting all that long. 5 games...maybe 6 if Suns get some breaks.
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby jb » Sun May 02, 2010 3:20 pm

I didn't know to keep this thread or start another, but if the cavs win Monday I feel better about the odds of a 5 gaame close out rather than a 7 game long series (I just don't see us closing out the Cletics in Boston).

So are we dealing with another potential long layoff before the Prestidigitation?

How much would it help Bron's elbow to rest? I doubt it could get worse. Shaq ain't a spring chciken. Tawn's had a bum wheel on and off.

Just thinking about how nice a 5 game effort and a 2 game head strat over Mickeyland would be.
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby FUDU » Sun May 02, 2010 3:29 pm

jb wrote:I didn't know to keep this thread or start another, but if the cavs win Monday I feel better about the odds of a 5 gaame close out rather than a 7 game long series (I just don't see us closing out the Cletics in Boston).

So are we dealing with another potential long layoff before the Prestidigitation?

How much would it help Bron's elbow to rest? I doubt it could get worse. Shaq ain't a spring chciken. Tawn's had a bum wheel on and off.

Just thinking about how nice a 5 game effort and a 2 game head strat over Mickeyland would be.
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby jb » Sun May 02, 2010 5:43 pm

Shocking comeback by the Jizz.
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby e0y2e3 » Sun May 02, 2010 5:45 pm

jb wrote:Shocking comeback by the Jizz.


How is it shocking? The have the second best player left alive in the playoffs and a top five front court player in Boozer?
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby e0y2e3 » Sun May 02, 2010 5:46 pm

Oh and JB Orlando has not only beaten the ATL every-time they met this year, they have sodomized them.

That series should end damn quickly.

Atlanta cowers under the couch and pisses themselves every time they run into Dewey.
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby jb » Sun May 02, 2010 5:47 pm

e0y2e3 wrote:
jb wrote:Shocking comeback by the Jizz.


How is it shocking? The have the second best player left alive in the playoffs and a top five front court player in Boozer?



They was getting housed. Now they isn't. And it's in La.

Not that they are a bad team.

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Unread postby e0y2e3 » Sun May 02, 2010 5:48 pm

That's LA's MO. They let the Thunder come back from down 20 to w/in 2 in game one as well.
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby FUDU » Sun May 02, 2010 5:51 pm

Laker's should be ashamed after starting 13 of 15, albeit it Utah being capable.

Gotta love Jerry Sloan teams.

Korver looks like he should be in a Hardy Boys remake before being in an NBA playoff game.
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby pup » Sun May 02, 2010 6:01 pm

Was just wondering.

Would beating Boozer in the Finals be worth being tormented by Williams?
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Unread postby FUDU » Sun May 02, 2010 6:05 pm

Just when you think Odom is on beach enjoying retirement......
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby e0y2e3 » Sun May 02, 2010 6:06 pm

pup wrote:Was just wondering.

Would beating Boozer in the Finals be worth being tormented by Williams?


I want nothing to do w/ a Utah squad featuring a healthy AK-47 in the Finals.

Not a damned thing.
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby OldDawg » Sun May 02, 2010 11:50 pm

It's funny that the ZenMaster complained about Durrant getting calls from officials. Firstly, he coached the player for whom the tactic was coined the "Jordan treatment." Now he has Kobe. With the game tied (or at least tight) in the last minutes, Kobe backs his player over (no call on the clear charge) and then gets a ticky-tack call 2 seconds later for an and-one. Game over.
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Unread postby e0y2e3 » Sun May 02, 2010 11:51 pm

No one works the officials like Phil.
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby aoxo1 » Mon May 03, 2010 12:05 am

e0y2e3 wrote:
jb wrote:Shocking comeback by the Jizz.


How is it shocking? The have the second best player left alive in the playoffs and a top five front court player in Boozer?

I was going to call this a classic overreaction, by everyone btw, to a stellar playoff series... but Dewey is the only guy who could rightfully claim that spot, and after his shit fest in the first round he's gotta earn it back.

The old guard is nearly dead. Kobe is still kicking, but he is not a top 5 player anymore. KG and Duncan are still in, but shells.
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Unread postby aoxo1 » Mon May 03, 2010 12:11 am

Just for fun, the top 10 goes

1) LeBron
2) Wade
3) Durant
4) Williams
5) Howard
6) Paul
7) Melo
8) Rose
9) Bogut
10) Rondo

Yes, that means if I had to start a team for next year, even ignoring subsequent seasons, I would take all of those players over Kobe.

Was really hard to leave off Josh Smith. But not a guy that can be the focal point IMO.
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby e0y2e3 » Mon May 03, 2010 8:24 am

While you can certainly debate your rankings (lord knows the old guard reporters would, Rich Bucher just spent 1K words arguing that Kobe was still the best assasin/game closer in the game) the only front court players not on that list I would take ahead of Boozer is Pau and Smith, putting him him behind Dewey, Bogut, Pau and Smith at #5 for the playoffs.

Oh yeah and odds are Dewey earns it back after he sodomizes ATL yet again.
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby Gradysmanldy » Mon May 03, 2010 9:29 am

If you're Mike Woodson, do you consider starting Zaza to get his fouls in early on Dwight so that Horford can get some run with Dewey on the bench? One of the matchup issues for Atlanta in that series is that Al is a pretty consistent performer on offense, but is entirely too small to play against Dwight. (As are most people)

He wont, nor would any of the other coaches....but I liked seeing Ratliff start against Dwight in round one to try to keep him from getting going with hard fouls.

Smoov needs to wake the eff up and Bibby needs to perform far better on defense if Atlanta wants to make a series of it.
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby aoxo1 » Mon May 03, 2010 10:08 am

Boozer is a complete animal, when he gives a crap about playing.

Also, Ric Bucher is a tool. Almost as much as Sheridan.
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby jb » Mon May 03, 2010 10:33 am

I don't hold a grudge against Boozer, but I do against Gund & Pax.

The dynasty's missing link was here dammit, and their patrician hand shake low balling bullshit got they asses played like as if they Weii.

Don't hate the playa hate da game.

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Unread postby Gradysmanldy » Tue May 04, 2010 9:01 pm

Anyone watching Orlando/Atlanta game !
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Unread postby JoJo White » Tue May 04, 2010 10:06 pm

Orlando is the best team in the NBA. And it's really not that close.
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Unread postby Gradysmanldy » Tue May 04, 2010 10:12 pm

What a drubbing, ouch.
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby Triple-S » Thu May 06, 2010 9:39 pm



Can we all agree now that florida should have everyone of it's sports teams minus the Dolphins and Buccaneers taken away and given to more deserving locales? (The Magic would be great in a place like Kansas City or Louisville, Kentucky)

anyone else seeing the empty seats and Amscray arena?
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby e0y2e3 » Fri May 07, 2010 12:33 am

JoJo White wrote:Orlando is the best team in the NBA. And it's really not that close.


This is a ridiculous conclusion to make based on this series.

Orlando has done this to Atlanta all year.

They own them.

Atlanta has piss drip down their legs when they see Dewey and it has been going on for ages.

I mentioned that Orlando was going to drub them here elsewhere.

Atlanta plays Orlando pretty much as well as Detroit played us in the first round last year.

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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby hermanfontenot » Fri May 07, 2010 11:56 am

Eeyore, they're 39-8 since mid-January. Yeah, they own Atlanta's soul, but they've been dominating everyone for the last three-and-a-half months.
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby e0y2e3 » Fri May 07, 2010 12:01 pm

See 2008-2009 Cavaliers, Cleveland.

Look, I'm the one that fought about the huge potential for them to gel in the second half for the majority of the first half of the season while the knobs here were parading around declaring them dead. I'm the one that has pointed out 100x that they go as Dewey's head goes (and he was incredible in the second half). But making assinign declaration based on a hot second half, beating a team that cannot shoot and beating a team that is incredibly mentally fucked by them is stupid.

Are they good and hot? Absolutely.

But, forgive me if I hold off until seeing what they do next round (against us or the Celtics) before declaring them "THE BEST IN THE NBA BY A WIDE MARGIN!!!"
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Unread postby e0y2e3 » Fri May 07, 2010 5:00 pm

BTW: someone may want to convince that Hawks that the long two is the least efficient/useful method of scoring in basketball:

@tomhaberstroh: Hawks have missed 35 long twos against Orlando. Orlando has taken 24. That says a lot right there, doesn't it?

That stat is HORRIBLE. Atrocious. Gross. UHG.
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Unread postby Cease » Fri May 07, 2010 9:58 pm

e0y2e3 wrote:BTW: someone may want to convince that Hawks that the long two is the least efficient/useful method of scoring in basketball:

@tomhaberstroh: Hawks have missed 35 long twos against Orlando. Orlando has taken 24. That says a lot right there, doesn't it?

That stat is HORRIBLE. Atrocious. Gross. UHG.


But, it's so easy to get. It's the Hawks fatal flaw that the players refuse to recognize.
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Unread postby TouchEmAllTime » Sat May 08, 2010 11:54 am

Easy path for the lake show to the Finals now, los Suns have no chance vs. Los Angeles IMHO.
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Unread postby metalhead9x9 » Sat May 08, 2010 6:17 pm

I feel sorry for the team that's gonna make Joe Johnson the cornerstone of their franchise.
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Unread postby e0y2e3 » Sat May 08, 2010 6:22 pm

metalhead9x9 wrote:I feel sorry for the team that's gonna make Joe Johnson the cornerstone of their franchise.


Joe is the perfect Pippen and should be treated as such. If he ends up in Chicago w/ Rose or NYC w/ Bosh it could be damn good.
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Unread postby e0y2e3 » Sat May 08, 2010 6:37 pm

This is awesome:

@tribjazz: Carlos Boozer was asked what Jerry Sloan would do if one of his players posted critical Twitter messages a la Artest/Jackson.

@tribjazz: Boozer: “I think coach might go find whoever made Twitter and take the whole thing down.”
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Unread postby Triple-S » Sat May 08, 2010 10:37 pm

Tirico/Hubie are the best announcing tandem in pro basketball, real treat to hear them call games like the Jazz-Lakers series.
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Re: Second round Other Series Thread

Unread postby FUDU » Sun May 09, 2010 12:35 am

metalhead9x9 wrote:I feel sorry for the team that's gonna make Joe Johnson the cornerstone of their franchise.

No soup for you!
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Unread postby aoxo1 » Sun May 09, 2010 11:01 am

Triple-S wrote:Tirico/Hubie are the best announcing tandem in pro basketball, real treat to hear them call games like the Jazz-Lakers series.

I hate Tirico. I get the feeling Hubie wants to punch him in the face if he cheerleads for the Lakers one more time. It's not on the level of Bob Costas during the Shaq/Kobe years, but it's getting there.

Marv is still the best play by play guy. Really need to pair him with either McHale or Hubie for the finals.
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