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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby Ivytalk » Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:11 am

Sixers lay a steaming turd against Brooklyn. Nets in five. Scott Brown gone.
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby UNI88 » Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:53 pm

Rip City, 2nd row! Heckuva welcome to Portland!Image

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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby GannonFan » Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:50 pm

Ivytalk wrote:Sixers lay a steaming turd against Brooklyn. Nets in five. Scott Brown gone.


Just one game. Long series.
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby dbackjon » Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:20 pm

So LeBron is doing well in the playoffs this year?
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby Ivytalk » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:23 am

dbackjon wrote:So LeBron is doing well in the playoffs this year?

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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby JALMOND » Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:45 am

UNI88 wrote:Rip City, 2nd row! Heckuva welcome to Portland!Image

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Weber State and Lehigh in the house!!! And looking good! :thumb:

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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby JALMOND » Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:41 pm

Also, Blazer coach Terry Stotts was born in Cedar Falls, IA, home of...well, you know.

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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby Ivytalk » Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:30 pm

Sixers manage to go up 3-1 with close win over Nets.
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby CAA Flagship » Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:12 pm

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Late-game fart wreaks havoc on Philadelphia 76ers bench

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The Philadelphia 76ers just learned that a high-pressure situation like the NBA Playoffs can cause the body to do weird things, like dropping stink bombs on the bench.

Midway through the fourth quarter of Thursday night's game between the 76ers and the Brooklyn Nets, TNT's camera cut to the bench for a glimpse of Philadelphia star Joel Embiid, who was out with a knee injury. But instead of finding Embiid and teammates deep in thought, the camera found a group of players reeling from what was probably one hell of a bad fart.

Zhaire Smith, on the far left, can be seen waving away the odious air before it reaches Embiid (gray blazer and white shirt) who can only pull the old shirt-as-gas-mask approach to protect himself.

The suspected fart didn't affect the outcome as the 76ers easily beat the Nets 131-115 to take a 2-1 series lead. But it definitely lingered online where Twitter had a field day.


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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby 89Hen » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:04 am

JALMOND wrote:
UNI88 wrote:Rip City, 2nd row! Heckuva welcome to Portland!


Weber State and Lehigh in the house!!! And looking good! :thumb:

OK, I'm officially lost. :suspicious:
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Re: RE: Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby UNI88 » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:46 am

89Hen wrote:
JALMOND wrote:
Weber State and Lehigh in the house!!! And looking good! :thumb:

OK, I'm officially lost. :suspicious:
Lillard - Weber State & McCollum - Lehigh

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Re: RE: Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby JALMOND » Mon Apr 22, 2019 2:41 pm

UNI88 wrote:
89Hen wrote:OK, I'm officially lost. :suspicious:
Lillard - Weber State & McCollum - Lehigh

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Probably was confusing with Paul George in the background.

btw...great pic. :thumb:

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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby JALMOND » Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:28 pm

Good Night, Oklahoma!!! :thumb:

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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby Ivytalk » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:29 am

And Dudley still sucks. :nod:
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby bluehenbillk » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:48 am

Eastern semis - basketball will get real good now. We'll see what the Sixers really have, or don't have.
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Postby Gil Dobie » Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:40 am

NBA Finals Old Philadelphia team Warriors vs New Philadelphia team 76ers
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby dal4018 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:07 am

Damian Lillard has my vote for MVP after that amazing performance last night vs the Thunder scoring a NBA PLAYOFF CAREER HIGH OF 50!!!!!

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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby dal4018 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:09 am

Ivytalk wrote:Sixers lay a steaming turd against Brooklyn. Nets in five. Scott Brown gone.

The Nets need a big man to deal with Embiid the Sixers smoked them without trying.

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Re: RE: Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby dal4018 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:11 am

UNI88 wrote:
89Hen wrote:OK, I'm officially lost. :suspicious:
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Lillard was beyond UNCONSCIOUS last night with 50 pts!!!!!!

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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby Ivytalk » Wed Apr 24, 2019 4:39 pm

bluehenbillk wrote:Eastern semis - basketball will get real good now. We'll see what the Sixers really have, or don't have.


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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby GannonFan » Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:55 am

Ivytalk wrote:
bluehenbillk wrote:Eastern semis - basketball will get real good now. We'll see what the Sixers really have, or don't have.


Raptors have had the Sixers’ number lately. Toronto in 6.


Well, you did have the Nets in 5 for the first round...

Certainly a tough series, but it's a tough series for the Raptors as well. For me, the big keys are Ben not coughing the ball up (he's had turnover issues against Khawai before), and Harris and Butler stepping up and being the scorers the Sixers need them to be. But like most NBA playoff games, it's going to come down to the last 5 minutes and it will be whether you can keep scoring in that last 5 minutes while getting some stops on the defensive end in that same timeframe. I like the Sixers chances in this one, they have the horses to get this done, now it's a matter of performing. I think Butler has a great series. Fingers crossed on that!
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby 93henfan » Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:36 am

How many games will Joel Gimpkneed play this round?
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby GannonFan » Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:25 pm

93henfan wrote:How many games will Joel Gimpkneed play this round?


All of them. Real playoffs start now. :thumb:
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby Ivytalk » Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:44 pm

GannonFan wrote:
Ivytalk wrote:
Raptors have had the Sixers’ number lately. Toronto in 6.


Well, you did have the Nets in 5 for the first round...

Certainly a tough series, but it's a tough series for the Raptors as well. For me, the big keys are Ben not coughing the ball up (he's had turnover issues against Khawai before), and Harris and Butler stepping up and being the scorers the Sixers need them to be. But like most NBA playoff games, it's going to come down to the last 5 minutes and it will be whether you can keep scoring in that last 5 minutes while getting some stops on the defensive end in that same timeframe. I like the Sixers chances in this one, they have the horses to get this done, now it's a matter of performing. I think Butler has a great series. Fingers crossed on that!

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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby GannonFan » Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:30 pm

Ivytalk wrote:
GannonFan wrote:
Well, you did have the Nets in 5 for the first round...

Certainly a tough series, but it's a tough series for the Raptors as well. For me, the big keys are Ben not coughing the ball up (he's had turnover issues against Khawai before), and Harris and Butler stepping up and being the scorers the Sixers need them to be. But like most NBA playoff games, it's going to come down to the last 5 minutes and it will be whether you can keep scoring in that last 5 minutes while getting some stops on the defensive end in that same timeframe. I like the Sixers chances in this one, they have the horses to get this done, now it's a matter of performing. I think Butler has a great series. Fingers crossed on that!

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All so true. :ohno:
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