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Re: NBA Playoffs
Fri May 24, 2013 7:44 pm
  • pehawk wrote:
    -The Glove- wrote:I don't think I've ever seen such a self-defeating sloppy bunch as this Pacers. They seem to constantly try to give the game away.


    Yeah, I think its youth. But, scary thing with youth, once you grow there's no looking back.


    Yeah, true. Kind of like Memphis
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sun May 26, 2013 6:49 pm
  • Heat look like '96 Bulls tonight. Incredible.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sun May 26, 2013 6:53 pm
  • pehawk wrote:Heat look like '96 Bulls tonight. Incredible.


    Yup. Had to figure one of these dominant blowout games was coming.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sun May 26, 2013 6:55 pm
  • Heat also look like the modern day Spurs tonight. Flops Galore!
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sun May 26, 2013 7:17 pm
  • They could hang with Dream Team tonight.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sun May 26, 2013 7:18 pm
  • Rashard got a point, yesssss
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sun May 26, 2013 7:23 pm
  • Not trying to pat myself on the back, but at my friends house Friday after the Heat loss I told him the Heat were going to blow them out.

    and well... here we are :)

    That being said, when we get a team in Seattle, if they're not built in the Pacers likeness I'm gonna be one angry man.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Thu May 30, 2013 6:09 pm
  • So, if I shove someone to the floor, unprovoked, its a double technical. Good to know, NBA!

    They're KINDA letting them play 80's-90's ball, a bit.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Thu May 30, 2013 6:38 pm
  • D-Wades trying to throw the game out there
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Thu May 30, 2013 6:42 pm
  • Pacers just gotta shrug and admit defeat if Haslem's hitting 18' jumpers. Whatcanyado?
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Thu May 30, 2013 6:47 pm
  • Lance done fudged up.

    And if anyone ever tries to knock LeBron's game again I'm blocking them, this dude is incredible to watch.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Thu May 30, 2013 6:48 pm
  • pehawk wrote:Pacers just gotta shrug and admit defeat if Haslem's hitting 18' jumpers. Whatcanyado?


    Now the bird man?! Haha
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sat Jun 01, 2013 6:10 pm
  • Man, Lebron is getting no help tonight. The Miami Cavaliers comment from Reggie was pretty spot on. I bet Lebron would love some Anderson Varejao right about now.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sat Jun 01, 2013 6:36 pm
  • I've been wondering why Spols hasn't played Miller and/or Shard more to spread the floor. Makes too much sense.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:00 pm
  • Dwayne wade sucks.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:01 pm
  • Spoelstra sucks
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:08 pm
  • -The Glove- wrote:Spoelstra sucks


    His commitment to Ray has been odd. Only one way to negate the Pacers size, put a spread 4 out there. Let Miller or Shard hit a few 3's?
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:11 pm
  • pehawk wrote:
    -The Glove- wrote:Spoelstra sucks


    His commitment to Ray has been odd. Only one way to negate the Pacers size, put a spread 4 out there. Let Miller or Shard hit a few 3's?


    If they were still able to do it, it'd make more sense.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:18 pm
  • Miller's shown he can. I'm sure Shard could too, vs a big team. They'd get A LOT of space. Pacers big guys aren't the fastest on rotation.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:22 pm
  • The heat bench isn't bad. i just don't get why Spoelstra doesn't rotate them as much.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:33 pm
  • -The Glove- wrote:The heat bench isn't bad. i just don't get why Spoelstra doesn't rotate them as much.


    Agreed. Shard and Miller aren't too old to play 8 min a piece, stand at wing, and make their bigs play honestly.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:44 pm
  • It should never get to th point where they need to use 2 of the bottom 3 on their bench though, Bosh and Wade have been playing like bitches, Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson would ball them up right now.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sun Jun 02, 2013 1:15 pm
  • Throwdown wrote:It should never get to th point where they need to use 2 of the bottom 3 on their bench though, Bosh and Wade have been playing like bitches, Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson would ball them up right now.

    It shouldnt but when your 2 stars are playing like that, you have to.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Mon Jun 03, 2013 9:32 am
  • pehawk wrote:
    -The Glove- wrote:The heat bench isn't bad. i just don't get why Spoelstra doesn't rotate them as much.


    Agreed. Shard and Miller aren't too old to play 8 min a piece, stand at wing, and make their bigs play honestly.



    I think we'll see Miller in Game 7 tonight, but the reason you don't see the corpses of Miller and Lewis is because they can't guard ANYONE, and their 3pt percentage isn't SO much better than Battier, (who shot 46% from 3 for the season). Remember, Spoe watches practice EVERYDAY, I think he knows what he has. I've never been a huge fan of his, but his adjustments game to game in this series have been good. No surprise really, an NBA headcoach knows basketball.

    On the other hand,

    GO PACERS!!!
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:00 pm
  • So the Matt Hasselbeck of the NBA decided to show up and not screw up for no good reason at all, good job, Dwayne.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Tue Jun 04, 2013 11:58 am
  • The NBA is awful. This is the only professional sports league where every aspect of the game can be dictated by the refs, the pace, style, everything.

    The dream team can barely beat Spain by 7 in the Olympics, yet Miami can blow out the Pacers in a series that was statistically dominated by the Pacers. In a game 7 where all 3 of the Pacers best players are in foul trouble from the start?

    I'm glad we don't have a team... I can't stand this league.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Tue Jun 04, 2013 5:44 pm
  • Anywayyyyyyyy

    I got the Heat in 6, what about the rest of you?
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:12 am
  • Throwdown wrote:Anywayyyyyyyy

    I got the Heat in 6, what about the rest of you?



    I think the Heat in 6 is a pretty decent bet.

    I really can't say who I think will win (yet). I feel like about 30 seconds into the game we'll know though. It's all about how the Spurs handle the Heat's pick and roll D, to me. Parker is small, so he could have trouble handling their hyper aggressive pick and roll defense but he's SO good, and so fast. More simply than that, can Mario Chalmers give Parker a hard time? And Norris Cole as well. I can't stand Chalmers offensive game but he's a really great defender. Cole is underrated as well, especially against an undersized Parker.

    And of course - stopping Lebron. Leonard can't stop him alone, that's for sure. IF there was one team though that I thought COULD have a 9 man system to help slow down James it's the Spurs. We'll see.

    I'm pulling for San Antonio. One last ring for Duncan.

    I also wouldn't mind seeing Manu and Wade run into each other, and simultaneously injure themselves flopping around. Manu can be frustrating, but nobody is worse than Wade. The dude CAN'T shoot, and scores 80% of his points because he throws himself to the ground on every drive to the hoop.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:01 am
  • I hope Manu tears an ACL, and I'll take punishment from others for hoping it. Dude is a bitch, him and Parker, flopping around like fish outta water, can't stand the Spurs almost as much as I can't stand the Thunder.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:12 am
  • Heat in 5. Bosh returns for this series.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Wed Jun 05, 2013 12:21 pm
  • Spurs in 5.

    Not Lebron's fault. I expect Wade to go down early in the series. Game 3 goes to the Heat, that's it.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:19 am
  • Bosh, you can drill that 3! Keep throwing it up, man!
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:57 am
  • m0ng0 wrote:The Spurs are pure class


    Stop it, how?
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Fri Jun 07, 2013 7:16 am
  • m0ng0 wrote:The Spurs are pure class


    What?! Timmy Duncan is a neverending font of Thuggery.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Fri Jun 07, 2013 7:21 am
  • IMO they are the model team of this league, they prove over and over that small market teams can compete at the highest level, their front office always seems to make the right choices, the have the best coach in the game, they have a great system in place that the players all buy into, they retain their star players and let the headaches and players that don't buy in walk. They seem to have this aura that no player is bigger then the team, you never see them make big splashes in free agency, they just do what they do and thats win. Sure they don't win every year but they are always in contention.

    Tim Duncan has been one of the best players for the last decade and a half, Tony Parker is a top 5 point guard, Ginobli could probably start for 15 teams in the league yet comes off the bench, POP is the best coach in the game yet somehow they all stay in little old San Antonio?
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Fri Jun 07, 2013 7:29 am
  • I agree with that sentiment, but Ginobili needs to be slapped.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Fri Jun 07, 2013 7:34 am
  • Horrible move by Spo having LeBron on Parker at the end of the game. You have him chasing around the little French man and he's gonna be tired as hell on offense.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Fri Jun 07, 2013 7:36 am
  • I didn't have a problem with the way the heat played them at all yesterday, except for Bosh... What in the hell is he doing? It's Tim Duncan, one of the best players in the league, but he's not Roy Hibbert, get in there and mix it up with him!

    That circus shot by Parker just cemented it, that game wasn't meant to be for the Heat. Amazing play though.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Fri Jun 07, 2013 8:47 am
  • Throwdown wrote:I didn't have a problem with the way the heat played them at all yesterday, except for Bosh... What in the hell is he doing? It's Tim Duncan, one of the best players in the league, but he's not Roy Hibbert, get in there and mix it up with him!

    That circus shot by Parker just cemented it, that game wasn't meant to be for the Heat. Amazing play though.



    The interesting thing regarding how the Heat played was that in a lot of ways, the game went about as well as it could have. Turnovers will be huge. I think the Heat will find a way to force a couple more, but I think the Spurs can shoot better than 41% too.

    This is shaping up to be a good series.

    Throwdown, I understand why many people don't like Manu (and even as a Spurs fan he drives me insane with his shot selection) but I don't really see how you could have so much vitriol for Manu and none for lame ass DWade. At least Manu drives to the hoop LOOKING TO SCORE THE BASKETBALL all Wade does is pump fake and fall down. Easily my least favorite player in the league - although I would probably hate Manu if he wasn't a Spur (I kinda do anyway, but he's necessary). At the very least you gotta give me that those two floppers cancel each other out.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:12 am
  • Manu did it to my Sonics, too lol. Wade is a big flopper, big big big, but no ones a bigger flopper than Paul Pierce lol, I'm pretty critical of Wade, specially lately as he looks like an old man trying to fall...



    It really just stems from the 2006 playoff series where Manu was falling for no reason.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sun Jun 09, 2013 4:15 pm
  • I think my appreciation for the Spurs is a sign I'm maturing. Like, I mean that. I'm really bothered by this sudden rooting on of the Spurs.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sun Jun 09, 2013 5:45 pm
  • Refs seem to be chipping in to help the cause.

    Manu still a spaz.

    Green gots some range.

    69% from 3-pt range? Dude.

    GSG.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sun Jun 09, 2013 7:55 pm
  • I bet Tiago won't try LeBron like this ever again

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Re: NBA Playoffs
Sun Jun 09, 2013 8:28 pm
  • That was an amazing block.
    NFL, all your Owlz are belong to us!
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:19 am
  • unbelievably baller block. sheesh.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:54 am
  • STUFFED.

    By the way, I know you've had it for a while, but I love your avatar hidn. Great movie.
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:26 pm
  • Are y'all witnessing this ass whooping? The Heat are getting whooped with a wet belt right now. Craaaaazzzyyyy!
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Re: NBA Playoffs
Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:32 pm
  • Pretty nasty. Green and Neal were locked in. And Miller, but he's so accurate from three it gets annoying.
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